UK’s Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is welcomed for the launch of the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Britain, September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the … Continue reading UK’s Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range

Heady days of Amsterdam’s drug culture turn bad as hard stuff brings violence and corruption

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Long famed for its casual attitude to marijuana use, the Dutch capital Amsterdam says it now has a serious problem with hard drugs that has brought increased violence and corruption at the hands of “hustlers, parasites and … Continue reading Heady days of Amsterdam’s drug culture turn bad as hard stuff brings violence and corruption

From checkpoint to counterpoint: on tour with the Palestine Youth Orchestra

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers – but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim Masri it’s an occupational hazard. Members of … Continue reading From checkpoint to counterpoint: on tour with the Palestine Youth Orchestra

Polish ‘I am LGBT’ campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters

WARSAW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Twitter users have expressed support for gay rights in Poland as part of the #jestemLGBT campaign, aimed at fighting discrimination and homophobia in a country where the ruling party is strongly socially conservative. … Continue reading Polish ‘I am LGBT’ campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters