Category Archives: Around The World

First Ever Same-Sex Marriage In The Royal Family To Take Place This Summer

The first ever royal family same-sex wedding between the Queen’s cousin Lord Ivar Mountbatten and his partner James Coyle. Lord Ivar, 55, came out 2 years ago, 6 years after the end of his 16-year marriage with ex-wife Penny Mountbatten which saw the birth of their 3 daughters. In an interview with Daily Mail, it was revealed that Penny will give Lord Ivar’s…

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Guess Co-Founder Resigns After Sex Misconduct Investigation

Guess Inc. announced Tuesday that its co-founder Paul Marciano is stepping down after the completion of a company-commissioned investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and assault. The Los Angeles-based fashion company revealed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Marciano is resigning immediately as executive chairman of the Guess board, and his…

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TV Host Fired After Viewers Reportedly Complained Her Dress Was Inappropriate For Ramadan

Amal Al-Awadhi, a TV host in Kuwait, has been fired from her job after viewers complained her dress had been too inappropriate for Ramadan. According to the Daily Mail, Amal, who hosts a game show on a state-run station, was still live on air when she heard controllers being ordered to quit the broadcast. Amal had…

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Yahoo Messenger Is Shutting Down July 17

Instant messaging app Yahoo Messenger is shutting down after 20 years of operation. According to Business Insider, the company did not give a reason for the shutdown. The company announced that the messenger will go offline on July 17, taking it out of competition against the more popular ones like WhatsApp, Telegram and Facebook Messenger. Yahoo, in a…

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Ghana Football Association Dissolved After Release Of Documentary Exposing Corruption

Ghana has dissolved its football association following a BBC “Africa Eye”documentary exposing corrupt football officials in West Africa. Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen receiving a $65,000 cash gift from undercover journalists with the belief that they were meeting to discuss a sponsorship deal. Nyantakyi, who is vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)and also a member of…

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Anthony Bourdain Found Dead At 61 Of Apparent Suicide

Acclaimed chef, author, and TV host Anthony Bourdain, 61, was found dead in a hotel room in France Friday morning, CNN reports. The network released the following statement confirming the news: “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food…

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