Most Recent

On (And Off) The Jewish Heritage Route

The Orthodox synagogue on Pushkinova Street, a mauve Art Deco masterpiece, is considered one of Kosice's loveliest buildings, while the domed former Neolog shul — known postwar as the House of Arts — has been refashioned as the home of the State …

163
Like
Save
My haven, Barbara Taylor Bradford: The New-York-based author, 81, in her suite …

Graham Norton gave me this Fabergé candle when he interviewed me on his BBC radio show recently. I asked him why he hadn't invited me onto his TV chat show instead, and he said more people listen to him on Radio 2. I was really surprised, but radio has …

105
Like
Save
Soapwatch: Jaci Stephen's ultimate insight into this week's soaps

Whatever the problems of soapland's central locations – robberies, fires, murders – there is comfort in these events taking place in the territory we have come to know and love over many years. You don't leave home unless it is absolutely necessary. As …

101
Like
Save
Electronic nose can 'sniff out' superbugs in patients' faeces

MTV Kim And Khloe Kardashian Throw 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Baby Shower For Kourtney: See The PicsMTV ….. Marvin and Rochelle Humes can barely keep their eyes off one another as they dress up for jewellery party in Birmingham All loved up · Gemma …

178
Like
Save
MAN JAILED AFTER JEWELLERY CAMPAIGN

"For instance, keeping your jewellery in a safety deposit box at your local bank rather than in your home, or if you would prefer to keep the jewellery at home invest in a good quality safe which complies with official insurance rating standards and is …

194
Like
Save
Rickie Lambert replaces Philippe Coutinho to make his Premier League debut at …

Daniel Sturridge's close-range finish 11 minutes from time helped Liverpool beat a stubborn Southampton side at Anfield. The Saints have had a chastening summer and could have feared the worst when Raheem Sterling collected Jordan Henderson's …

91
Like
Save
Banking with a difference

… set up by economist Muhammas Yunus to provide microcredit to poor entrepreneurs. In 2006, Yunus and the Grameen Bank won the Nobel Peace Prize. This report zooms in on two cultural projects – an arthouse cinema and an art nouveau hotel – realised …

199
Like
Save
With income up at US parks Disney talks Shanghai project

… a Marketplace showcasing Disney merchandise; Spice Alley, site of a variety of Asian culinary establishments; and Broadway Plaza, which will be home to the Walt Disney Grand Theatre, an art deco venue that will host the global premiere of the …

107
Like
Save
Behind the Hedges and Inside the History of Danielle Steel's Spreckels Mansion

Her parents were Danish immigrants, and while her father spent more time hating on the city's nouveau riche than working, her mother ran three successful business out of the family home. Alma had an interest in art and took night classes at Mark …

203
Like
Save
Godolphin bubs shine and we ain't seen nothin' yet as John O'Shea's youngsters …

O'Shea hinted that Alucinari and Art Nouveau weren't two of the better ones in the yard. “They are nice enough horses who will be better in time,'' O'Shea said. “We've had the luxury of them being well educated at Osborne Park. They both jumped out and …

57
Like
Save
Watch your step! Kylie Jenner has an embarrassing trip as she leaves Kim …

She looked stylish in double breasted black jacket teamed with gold buttons, shorts and vertiginous strappy black heels as she made her way into half sister Kim Kardashian's bachelorette party on Thursday. But unfortunately Kylie Jenner had a more …

56
Like
Save
Republican House Speaker Mike Hubbard arrested on 23 corruption charges

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on 'ethics' charges, with accusations that he has been using public office for his own personal gain. He was indicted by a grand jury on 23 charges accusing him of misusing his speaker's office and …

94
Like
Save
Mother of girl killed by her husband 'had begged lawyers not to give him her …

A mother whose estranged husband gunned down their seven-year-old daughter had begged lawyers not to tell him where she lived, one of her friends revealed yesterday. Lyndsey Shipstone, 42, hid from Egyptian-born Yasser Alromisse after their marriage …

69
Like
Save
Sam Allardyce faces West Ham axe BEFORE start of the Premier League …

But after David Sullivan's criticism of Allardyce, especially with regard to the £15million signing of Andy Carroll last summer, matters have come to a head and caused a massive issue between the dynamic of co-owner David Gold, and assistant Karren Brady.

118
Like
Save
Blow for Nigel Farage as Tories are favourites in Newark by-election

David Cameron is on course to easily win the Newark byelection on Thursday, according to a new poll. A survey by Conservative peer and pollster Lord Ashcroft puts the Tories on 42 per cent, 15 points ahead of second-placed Ukip on 27 per cent – with …

50
Like
Save
Ed Miliband to issue general election 'call to arms' to rebellious Labour MPs

MTV Kim And Khloe Kardashian Throw 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Baby Shower For Kourtney: See The PicsMTV ….. Raven-Symone blasts 'disgusting rumour' that she was sexually assaulted by former co-star Bill Cosby Starred as Olivia · betsey johnson …. to …

64
Like
Save
Kate Moss' model sister Lottie joins her and Philip Green on the front row for …

Vogue editor Anna Wintour arrived looking chic and sophisticated, as always, wearing a rather snazzy Charles Rennie Mackintosh style printed jacket with her trademark bob hairstyle and a statement necklace. Model Poppy Delevingne, Cara's elder sister, …

206
Like
Save
Taylor Schilling, Emily VanCamp, Kate Bekinsale, Emmy Rossum, Keri Russell …

Over the course of the last decade, Monique Lhuillier's designs have famously graced some of Hollywood's most famous brides including Carrie Underwood, Reese Witherspoon, Jewel and Britney Spears but her creations are just as hot and in demand off …

153
Like
Save
Queen Kim! Kardashian channels Marie Antoinette in bejeweled quilted frock as …

And Kim Kardashian appeared to have raided the iconic French queen's wardrobe for her bachelorette party in a bejewled pearl encrusted gown worthy of royalty. Arriving for the girly bash at Costes restaurant on the Rue St. Honoré in Paris, Kim looked …

61
Like
Save
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Deskbound Harry plots a swift return to the cockpit

Harry returned for a 20-week deployment as an Apache helicopter co-pilot gunner in 2012. He was the first member of the Royal Family to take part in combat since his uncle, Prince Andrew, fought in the Falklands in 1982. On his return, Harry was …

205
Like
Save
Cat Deeley shows off her incredible figure in a pristine zip-detail minidress …

The Birmingham-born beauty slipped on a casual khaki jacket and matching vest, and gave her feet a rest from her workout with a pair of comfortable metallic flip-flops. Looking like an all-American girl as she carried a wad of dollar bills in her hand …

183
Like
Save
Apple beats Google and Samsung to the title of world's most valuable brand

And now, for the second year in a row, the Cupertino-based firm has been named the most valuable brand in the world. The tech giant is worth $119 billion (£80 billion) – or more than the gross domestic product of Cyprus, Kenya, and Estonia combined.

119
Like
Save
Shelburne Museum opens new jewelry exhibit Dazzling display for the holidays

The Shelburne Museum's new exhibition, “Natural Beauties: Jewelry From Art Nouveau to Now,” features 300 designs by world renowned jewelry designers including works from René Lalique, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleff & Arpel, as well as works by four …

146
Like
Save
FERN PLANTER, MARSH MARIGOLD MOTIF

Louis Comfort Tiffany, painter, stained glass designer, studio glass artist, art director, and craftsman, was born in New York, February 18th, 1848. Tiffany was a student of George Inness and Samuel Coleman in New York and Leon Bailly in …

49
Like
Save
Share this story

O'Shea hinted that Alucinari and Art Nouveau weren't two of the better ones in the yard. “They are nice enough horses who will be better in time,'' O'Shea said. “We've had the luxury of them being well educated at Osborne Park. They both jumped out and …

116
Like
Save
Danny Alexander says he is 'p****d off at Tories taking credit for economic …

Liberal Democrats have 'rescued the country' by helping secure the economic recovery, Treasury minister Danny Alexander boasted yesterday. In an interview yesterday, the Treasury chief secretary was 'p****d off' at the Tories claiming credit for tax …

93
Like
Save
Newlyweds forced to fly home from honeymoon after their toddler daughter was …

A couple were forced to return from their honeymoon when their two-year-old daughter was injured in a hit and run. Gemma and Jayden Field had just arrived in the Portuguese Algarve when they learned Lottie, their toddler daughter, and her grandmother …

135
Like
Save
Olympic torch route: Flame will travel 8000 miles around UK

The torch relay to precede the 2012 London Olympic Games will start in Land's End and travel as far as the outer Hebrides on an 8,000-mile journey to the stadium. The Olympic Flame will arrive from Greece in one year and the relay will kick off in Land …

208
Like
Save
Zimbabwe Schedules Diamond Conference in November

It is the oldest international organization in the jewelry sector. Izhakoff said, “I look forward to participating in this high-profile event. Zimbabwe is a significant diamond producing country and can evolve into an important trading center which …

75
Like
Save
Camilla's brother Mark Shand, 62, dies after smashing head in fall in NY after …

The couple were pictured together on Tuesday, April 15, alongside Mary Powys, in New York at a dinner in celebration of the Faberge event, and she even appeared on the Today show to garner more coverage. Since parting with his ….. Prior to carving …

77
Like
Save
£1million? A quarter of children claim they could give it away! Study dispels …

It is a sum that would buy all the gadgets and games a youngster could ever wish for. But, remarkably, a quarter of ten to 15-year-olds say that, if they were handed £1million, they would give it all away. Another quarter would give at least some of it …

56
Like
Save
Cable's fury as Nick Clegg allies spread 'Vince set to quit' rumours in …

Allies of Vince Cable reacted furiously last night over a Liberal Democrat 'whispering campaign' suggesting that he is on the brink of walking out of the Coalition. The Mail on Sunday has been told by two well-placed sources within the party that the …

43
Like
Save
My challenge to Labour: solve this issue – or explain yourselves to the rest …

This week has seen one of the most extraordinary votes in our history. The people of Scotland spoke; our United Kingdom remains united. As I said in Downing Street on Friday, now is a time for our country to come together, and to move forward. I have …

125
Like
Save
Close the high street for half a day a week to stop shop staff getting …

Experts have today called for half-day closing on the high street to be brought back to stop overworked shop employees suffering stress. The move would be familiar to millions of older people who will remember when whole town centres across the UK …

114
Like
Save
Sharyn Hakken wants a divorce from husband so she can be with female inmate

A mother who kidnapped her children from their custodial grandmother and sailed with them to Cuba wants a divorce from husband so she can be with a female former inmate. The news came as Sharyn Hakken and her husband Josh both took separate plea …

163
Like
Save