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Instagram bans ‘cosmetic surgery’ filters

Instagram bans ‘cosmetic surgery’ filters

In an attempt to prioritize users’ well-being, Instagram recently announced its decision to ban Plastic-Surgery-Effect face filters. Starting October 23, the filters which alter the appearance by showing you what you would look like with fuller lips and a sleeker nose will not be available on the platform anymore. This decision has come from the fact that the fa...

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Newest Colour trend – Neon green

When talking about the most popular colour trending in 2019 Neon green was the most eye catching one in highlights. Britain is riding a new wave of neon green shorts and skirts with millennials eating up the new trend. The who’s who of the industry are coming out in droves in neon green outfits from Kylie Jenner to yours truly. There are many ways you can make this less highlighting and wear...

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Latest Pakistani Fashion trend!

To begin with, Pakistani fashion trends change every now and then but the good news is that they tend to come back in the game sooner than you think. This recent fashion trend consists of beautiful vibrant Colors that can be pulled of into a skirt, long shirt or anything you want, the prints would do the job. The choice is left up to the customer of whether they want bright or dull Colors and thes...

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Street Fashion

The bustling streets of London has a variety of fashion tastes, but Dolce Gabbana’s new line hits close to home. With vibrant colors and symmetrical patterns, London street fashion has taken a turn eastward with bold, new herbal design patterns. Dolce Gabbana ritzy Mayfair store is a must stop for any Pakistani fashion enthusiasts on the island of Great Britain. 00

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The Dangers of Limiting Young People

The Dangers of Limiting Young People

The chairman of the ‘Rio Ferdinand Foundation’ discussed the dangers of limiting young people in their careers and refusing stereotypes. Bintou Crookes Martin, the chairman of the ‘Rio Ferdinand Foundation’, spoke passionately about South London communities and stressed the importance of not limiting career choices because of imagination. She said: “[Young people] oft...

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All Hail Our King, Timothée Chalamet.

All Hail Our King, Timothée Chalamet.

Waiting Game. 5:30am on a Thursday morning is not how the typical day begins, but this was not a typical day. It was a day that teenage girls had waited on for months, since the star had been announced in mid-August. There were hundreds of rushing girls heading to Leicester Square to claim their space in the queue to wait for the chance to meet the teen heart throb; Timothée Chalamet. The 23-year-...

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Cheap Traveling From London

When in London, cheap traveling can be a blessing or a hassle. From my experience, it’s all about the method of travel. London’s Victoria Coach station is surprisingly nice and well kept up (as far as bus stations go). In the context of price, a flixbus from there to Frankfurt, Germany round trip was $33. On the other end of the cheap traveling lies the budget airports on the edge of t...

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Paris Weekend: overrated or magical

Paris Weekend: overrated or magical

Paris I dreamed of visiting Paris in the same way that most travelers do; it’s a bucket list hot spot. Even though I’d dreamed about it, because my expectations were so high, I was concerned that the reality would fall short. Scotland pleasantly surprised me, but that was not going to be the case for my trip to Paris since I held such high expectations. Thankfully, the majority of the ...

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Wrong Shoe: A slice of Fringe Fest in Croydon.

I met with my friend Alfie Rakley, a young graduate living in London, who, along with two of his friends Matty and Michael, started a theatre company in London, Colourfully named “Wrong Shoe”. I was originally invited to come and watch a “scratch” night. A night where different writers, directors and actors get to collaborate on theatre and show their talent to an audience. On the night I attended...

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Disruption to one million students caused by university staff eight-day strike.

Disruption to one million students caused by university staff eight-day strike.

Row over pay and pensions cause staff at 60 universities to walk out. Leading to more than a million students facing disruption to their studies. If agreements cannot be reached threats of industrial action thousands of staff at 60 universities have walked out in an argument over pay, conditions and pensions. Many staff members including lecturers, student support services staff, admissions tutors...

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Modern Concentration Camps

Currently, we live in a world where concentration camps and genocide are still apart of daily life. These camps exist in western China, the Chinese government describe them as voluntary re-education camps to help re-educate the ethic of the area, the Uyghur Muslims. However, I will be going through multiple different sources to show how China is abusing its Muslim population and trying to wipe the...

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Driver taken to hospital after Beckenham lorry collision

Driver taken to hospital after Beckenham lorry collision

A collision has occurred near a secondary school involving a lorry and a car, which had left the lorry overturned and the road closed to traffic. The driver of the car was taken to a South London hospital with minor injuries. Police were called at 2.30pm on Thursday November 14 to reports of a crash on Kent House Road, Beckenham. A year eight student who was walking home just after the incident ha...

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