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Smoking ‘damages eyes as well as lungs’- Specialists warn

Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists. Despite the clear connection, only one in five people recognise that smoking...

Prada unveils revolutionary bag collection made from ocean plastic

After Prada recently announced that it was going to ban the use of fur in collections from 2020, it became clear that the Italian fashion house is the latest luxury label...

Alcohol, drug-related mental illness on the rise in Ketu South

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) Ketu South Municipal Directorate has bemoaned what it calls rising levels of alcoholism and hard drugs usage among the youth in the area. The practice...

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and socialite, dies at 95

American fashion designer, heiress, and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt died on Monday at the age of 95, her son CNN correspondent Anderson Cooper has said. Her death came following a battle...

Famous birthdays for June 1-12:Peter Dinklage,Franklin Agbenyo, Angela Nhyirah, Harriet Lamptey

June is the sixth month of the year.This month is believed to be named after the Roman goddess Juno. Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They...

Tips To Throw An Eco-Conscious Wedding

As wedding season picks up momentum, we consider the most effective ways to plan a day that’s special without the guilty conscience. Sustainable wedding invitations The invites are your first chance...

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels

TOKYO - A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement. Nearly...

Ten Ways To Make Lunching Al-Desko More Eco-Friendly

There is nothing like sliding a perfectly balanced packed lunch into your bag before work to make you feel smug. But you know what is an even better feeling?...

Singapore confronts food crisis with sky farms and lab-grown shrimp

Singapore is widely known as one of the most prosperous economies in the world. With a population of 5.6 million, the island boasts a high-ranking and developed education system,...

Prada announces it will ban fur by 2020

A momentous day for animal rights activists, as The Prada Group makes the significant decision to drop their use of fur to “meet the demand for ethical products.” Prada will...

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Africa

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

Free Trade Agreement must serve African interests

The Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, has called on leaders to ensure the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA)...

World

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...

Tunisia’s former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, lawyer confirms

Former Tunisian president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, his lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, confirmed to Euronews by telephone. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia...