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Dove apologises for ad showing black woman turning into white one

Brand says it missed mark after being accused of racism in campaign promoting body lotion Dove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman. The brand was accused of racism over the online advertising campaign and it later admitted it had missed the mark with an image posted ...

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The ungrateful refugee: We have no debt to repay

Dina Nayeri was just a child when she fled Iran as an asylum seeker. But as she settled into life in the US and then Europe, she became suspicious of the idea that refugees should shed their old identities and be eternally thankful A few weeks ago I dusted off my expired Iranian passport photo, an unsmiling eight-year-old version of ...

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I created the burkini to give women freedom, not to take it away | Aheda Zanetti

The burkini does not symbolise Islam, it symbolises leisure and happiness and fitness and health. So who is better, the Taliban or French politicians? When I invented the burkini in early 2004, it was to give women freedom, not to take it away. My niece wanted to play netball but it was a bit of a struggle to get her ...

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Leonard Cohen, legendary singer-songwriter, dies aged 82

We have lost one of musics most revered and prolific visionaries, says announcement of the Canadian singers death on his Facebook page Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer-songwriter whose work inspired generations, has died at the age of 82. According to the Leonard Cohen forum, often well informed on the singer, he died on Monday 7 November and has already been ...

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The ungrateful refugee: We have no debt to repay

Dina Nayeri was just a child when she fled Iran as an asylum seeker. But as she settled into life in the US and then Europe, she became suspicious of the idea that refugees should shed their old identities and be eternally thankful A few weeks ago I dusted off my expired Iranian passport photo, an unsmiling eight-year-old version of ...

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I created the burkini to give women freedom, not to take it away | Aheda Zanetti

The burkini does not symbolise Islam, it symbolises leisure and happiness and fitness and health. So who is better, the Taliban or French politicians? When I invented the burkini in early 2004, it was to give women freedom, not to take it away. My niece wanted to play netball but it was a bit of a struggle to get her ...

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Teenage boys wear skirts to school to protest against ‘no shorts’ policy

Dozens of pupils at Isca academy in Exeter stage uniform protest after school insists they wear trousers despite heatwave Some had borrowed from girlfriends, others from sisters. A few had gone the extra mile and shaved their legs. When the Isca academy in Devon opened on Thursday morning, an estimated 30 boys arrived for lessons, heads held high, in fetching ...

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Irish Redhead Convention in pictures

The festival, now in its seventh year, celebrates all things to do with red hair Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2016/aug/21/irish-redhead-convention-in-pictures Incoming search terms:ten pttegam

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How Tracey Norman, Americas first black trans model, returned to the limelight

She hid the truth of her gender as a 1970s cover star. Then Tracey Norman was outed and the fashion worlds doors slammed shut. Now the brand that launched her has offered her another chance of fame No bottle of hair dye could possibly hold as much history as Clairol nice n easy, No 512, a shade of dark auburn ...

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Mexico Miss World pageant director shot dead in targeted attack

Drug cartel link possible in death of director of pageant in Mexico, who was killed just after crowning Miss Sinaloa winner in violence-plagued region The director of the Miss World beauty pageant in Mexico has been shot dead in a targeted attack just hours after crowning the provincial winner for the violence-plagued state of Sinaloa. Hugo Rubn Castellanos Jimnez, 39, ...

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