Police in Quebec say a fire at a seniors' residence in Quebec has left eight dead and 24 missing.
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Tuesday 22 January 2013
Hairdressers in Denmark are spitting curlers after the country's equality officials effectively ruled it was illegal for women to be charged more for haircuts than men.
Thursday 20 December 2012
A look back at the year in football
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendy Deng, walked past rows of mourners at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne for the funeral of the media mogul’s late mother, Dame Elisabeth, yesterday.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Police have arrested a man wanted on suspicion of trying to murder his girlfriend.
Thursday 06 December 2012
This week the teams had to come up with their own hair styling product and make an ad campaign for it, then pitch it to a group of advertising professionals. Easy really.
Friday 30 November 2012
A pedestrian died after being struck by two cars near Buckingham Palace today.
Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks in court over charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials
Thursday 29 November 2012
David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared in court today to face charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
When police in New York arrested Salvatore Perrone earlier this month on charges of shooting three Brooklyn shopkeepers to death, the focus was on the grisly murders of the merchants as they worked in their clothing stores. But now attention has turned to the police and, in particular, its initial sketch of the likely suspect.
Sunday 11 November 2012
It's usually around this time of year that you are forced to face up to the state of your hair. Damp days provide perfect conditions for the worst hair days possible, when every broken, flyaway strand decides to make its presence visible and they create, en masse, a look that might be described romantically as "cloudy", but is really just hideously frizzy.
Monday 05 November 2012
Sharp-tongued judge Jason Gardiner is being tipped to make a return to Dancing On Ice.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Two men have died after collapsing in a sauna near Waterloo station in south London.
Monday 29 October 2012
The Killers were always bound for arena-level stardom, one felt, thanks to their gold-dust blend of attractive pop choruses, a certain down to earth authenticity as unembellished alternarockers in the traditional vein and a true talent for sheer, unalloyed blandness where it’s really necessary.
Monday 29 October 2012
Zeenat Bi lives a simple life in Jahangirabad, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Her landlord allows her to stay in a small room, rent-free otherwise she would not be able to survive on the tiny state pension of 275 rupees a month. Even so, her life is very difficult.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The hair industry promises results for 'much-needed' hair therapy - and we continue to buy into it.
Saturday 13 October 2012
St Paul's Cathedral in London yesterday hosted a memorial to Vidal Sassoon, the London-born pioneer of the "bob" hairstyle which epitomised the Swinging Sixties.
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