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Amsterdam Is Booming: Where to Stay Now on the Canals

FORBESLIFE HOME. LOG IN · SIGN UP. INSIDE FORBESLIFE. Travel. Cars & Bikes. Style. Planes & Boats. Homes. Watches & Jewelry. Tech. Food & Drink. Arts. Gifts. MORE FROM FORBES. Forbes.com · Investing Newsletters · Conferences · Press Room …. I went to …

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Madonna and daughter Lourdes wear matching outfits to Met Gala after party

Both mother and daughter finished off their looks with blinging gold jewellery. Getty. The duo were heading to Rihanna's private star-studded after party, which was also attended by the likes of Jennifer Lawrence and Kylie and Kendall Jenner. The …

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Mum-of-three sent vile gay-hate abuse to her son's teacher after she was …

A mum-of-three sent homophobic abuse to one of her son's teachers after she had been banned from the school, a court heard. Thomas O'Brien, a head of year, was left traumatised by the "vitriolic language" used by Angela Linton in her boy's student …

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The former Chinese army colonel turned sex-change dance star

Built in 1934 by Sir Victor Sassoon — the Harrow and Cambridge-educated real estate tycoon responsible for much of the city's art-deco architecture — Grosvenor House is testament to a once-despised foreign occupation but is now one of the most …

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RECAP: Jeremy Jackson REMOVED from Celebrity Big Brother as it happened

The shocking incident occurred on Friday night after Jeremy, 34, got a little too drunk after the housemates took part in live face-to-face nominations for the first time. Chloe went into the bathroom to check on Jeremy, who was vomiting after drinking …

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Prince Charles and Camilla celebrate 10 years of marriage which have brought …

She shares some beauty secrets with the Duchess of Cambridge but, says Seward, is not in the least bit vain and part of the attraction for Charles is that she is so comfortable in her own skin. Camilla suffers from a bad back, which has forced her to …

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Princess of Cambridge is already worth £80m as royal baby boosts economy

Kate and William's new arrival is barely two days old but the little princess has already provided a boost to the economy worth an estimated £80million. As the commemorative mugs, plates and T-shirts flew off the shelves, experts predicted she will …

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'I have spent my entire life thinking I was black, but I was wrong': Amazing …

Verda Byrd has spent her entire life thinking she was black – but it was not until the age of 70 that she discovered she was in fact white. She was born Jeanette Beagle in September 1942, but after her father walked out on the family and her mum became …

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Snooker legend Willie Thorne reveals he is battling prostate cancer but vows …

He says his gambling addiction, and the resulting debts, had spun out of control, with money lenders even threatening to slice off Jill's fingers and take her jewellery to pay off loans. Fearful for the future, he said: “It is just one thing after …

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Rago Announced Its Fall/Winter 2015 Auctions

Jewelry and couture without reserves, includes a varied selection of late 19th thru 20th century antique and period jewelry, modern gemstone jewelry, engagement and bridal jewelry, designer fashion jewelry and bijoux, as well as designer couture …

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The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh – Review

For our pots of tea, I chose the Ginger Chai with milk and my Mum chose the Russian Caravan with lemon, with both served in silver teapots with art nouveau style china cups and saucers. For the first part of our afternoon tea, we were served the …

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Three Stunning Cinema Presentations Return To The Big Screen

Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the …

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Skinny jeans and 12 other fashion items that should come with a health warning

They look comfortable and harmless but flip-flops can also generate their fair share of health problems. In fact the NHS spends a staggering £40million a year treating injuries caused by wearing flip-flops. They offer no arch support or heel cushioning …

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Beer, Polaroids and Public Art: A Flash Tour of Brussels' Zoom Hotel

It's in the new part of town – up a steep hill from the old city center – but “new” in Brussels means “world-famous art nouveau architecture”. Ixelles, and nearby Chatelain, is where you'll want to be in the evenings, and where you'll want to go for …

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Charles 'concerned over Clutha'

It was on May 23 last year, as students were preparing for their degree shows, when flames engulfed the Grade A-listed Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, with its prized library being one of the main casualties. Charles donned a hard hat to go inside …

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Bradford City chairman slams BBC for snubbing giant killers' FA Cup clash …

On a week when the marriage of convenience between football and TV was consummated by a £5.1billion sweetener, Bradford City co-chairman Mark Lawn is seething at the game's “hypocritical” paymasters. Bradford are the giant-killers that TV forgot.

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Support for Official Languages in New Brunswick

… August 31, 2016, the Fédération des jeunes francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick aims to enable 1,000 young people aged 14 to 18 to improve their public-speaking ability and give them the opportunity to take part in a summit on the art of public speaking.

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Italian Liberty, censimento fotografico degli edifici Art Nouveau

Italian Liberty, censimento fotografico degli edifici Art Nouveau Realizzare un censimento fotografico degli edifici liberty in Italia, per valorizzare le eccellenze architettoniche del nostro Paese, da nord a sud: è l'obiettivo del libro 'Italian …

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Charles 'concerned over Clutha'

It was on May 23 last year, as students were preparing for their degree shows, when flames engulfed the Grade A-listed Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, with its prized library being one of the main casualties. Charles donned a hard hat to go inside …

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EastEnders' Pam St Clement's FURIOUS f-word rant at railway worker after he …

EastEnders legend Pam St Clement reportedly left a railway worker close to tears after telling him to "f*** off" when he joked: "Pat Butcher? I thought you were dead." The 73-year-old star, who played the popular character on the BBC soap for 26 years …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. … Brick Yard Gallery, Christine McHugh, self-taught impressionist from Springfield, Bucks County …

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Amazon takes on Seamless with one hour food delivery service

… its Ubereats service in New york. Uber is believed to have signed up Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany's, Cohen's Fashion Optical and Hugo Boss among 400 different retailers are currently in talks with Uber to provide same-day delivery …

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"Felipe Massa 10th Anniversary" – RM 056

These mechanics are presented to perfection by their case, produced using sapphire cut from a single block, in a process that required several years of research and testing in order to meet the highest standards of comfort and resistance. Often …

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A dazzling appointment with Lalique – wag magazine online

WAG was recently invited again to meet with the head designer of Lalique Jewelry, France. This time, Quentin Obadia was in from Paris to introduce “La Divine” fine jewelry collection, created in tribute to company founder René Lalique's …

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Here's what's new for the 2015 GRandJazz Fest in August

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Jazz Festival promises fun beyond the music for the fourth event that returns in August. The Producers with Paul Brown and Nate Harasim, plus special guest Deon Yates, headline the first day of the two-day festival on …

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Kate Moss turns heads off ramp, Rick Owens on it

The inspiration behind Thursday's show was the late 19th century artist and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, fused with the pioneering Japanese silk traditions of the same period. The result was a nicely eccentric display — and one that was more …

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Henry B. Platt, Scion Who Gave Tiffany Sparkle, Dies at 91

Mr. Platt, who helped steer the Tiffany & Company empire for 34 years, luring in brand-name jewelry designers and marketing newly discovered gemstones like tanzanite, which he named, died on July 22 at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 91 …

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How Can I Tell How Much My Books Are Worth? There Are A Few Sources You Can Use

Someone who works closely with, say, art nouveau journals, may be able to give you a more accurate estimate on your great-grandmother's French poster books than a general appraiser would. Even if they do not personally appraise items — as some …

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Dr. Suniti Solomon, India's Pioneering HIV Researcher, Died This Week

Chelsea Manning has written an essay about serving in the military while trans, and while she believes that there are many, many more steps to take before service actually accommodates the needs of trans service members, she says that Defense Secretary …

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It's a yes: Hong Kong superstar Able Friend confirmed for Royal Ascot mission

Hong Kong's most anticipated equine raid will go ahead, with the world's highest rated horse, Able Friend, given the green light to step into the global arena with a Royal Ascot campaign next month. Trainer John Moore confirmed on Tuesday afternoon his …

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Brick is back on London's skyline: the launch of Keybridge, Britain's tallest …

Eight Artillery Row consists of 24 apartments that seek to rebuild the residential cachet of that era. Designed by top architectural practice Make, the elegant corner building is clad in warm, handmade bricks and decorative Art Nouveau-style bronze …

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Avant-PremièreLes Conquérants d'un nouveau monde, de Michel Ciment

CINÉMA – Dans Les Conquérants d'un nouveau monde, le journaliste Michel Ciment analyse dans les moindres détails les ressorts de l'industrie américaine du 7e art. Au fond, le cinéma a été inventé pour que des gens comme Michel Ciment puissent en …

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Able Friend unlikely to get a shot at Queen Anne Stakes hero Solow on home …

Fears of a firm track look likely to dissuade French trainer Freddy Head from bringing Queen Anne Stakes winner Solow for a rematch with Able Friend in December's Longines Hong Kong Mile. The real Able Friend failed to show up in Tuesday's Royal Ascot …

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Hong Kong confident of World Cup qualifying booster against Bhutan

It has been almost eight years since Hong Kong last won a World Cup qualifying match, but that barren spell should end when they play hosts to Bhutan at Mong Kok Stadium on Thursday night. The coach and the players have said they're confident of a …

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Dakota Fanning promotes new movie Effie Gray in NYC

The Emma Thompson-scripted motion picture tells the story of a scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride Effie Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. Along with Dakota and Emma, the A-list cast …

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