Could Germany’s digital education initiative threaten states’ rights?

Schools are finally set to move into the digital era, but it requires a change to Germany's constitution. Critics say federal support for schools will erode states' rights, but a majority of Germans support...

The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!

Defiance in the face of a controlling ex ... Gloria Gaynor Photograph: Redferns On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own...

How do you tell your children you were sexually abused as a child?

By Clare Linane – Daily Life For as long as they can remember, our two children have known there were a few small differences between our family and other families. The fact that they even noticed...

What’s wrong with wearing a crop top on a plane?

Thomas Cook cabin crew telling an air passenger to put on more clothes or be thrown off smacks of sexism and hypocrisy Hannah Jane Parkinson -  The  Guardian Another day, another example of an airline feeling...

Elderly population grew by 16 percent in last five years in Turkey: Data

hurriyetdailynews Turkey’s elderly population grew by 16 percent over the past five years, according to statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on March 18. TÜİK stated that the population of people over 65 years...

Tortured and mocked: Lawyers call for release of transgender Egyptian woman

Activists and friends call for Malak al-Kashif's immediate release after she was allegedly subjected to invasive examination in police custody Malak al-Kashif, 19, underwent gender confirmation surgery, but is still registered as a man on...

Angelina Jolie Proves She’s the Ultimate Versace Muse

By Janelle Okwodu  Photo: Getty Images Has Angelina Jolie found her fashion soulmate? The Oscar winner’s has never looked better and it’s all thanks to Donatella Versace. At last night’s premiere of Tim Burton’s Dumbo reboot,...

Jennifer Lopez Reveals New Proposal Photos—And the Ultimate Aisle-Ready Updo

by Jenna Rennert- Vogue On Saturday, Alex Rodriguez revealed that he and Jennifer Lopez are officially tying the knot. "She said yes," he captioned the Instagram image of Lopez's hand along with that brand new...

Women say Morocco’s invasive ‘virginity tests’ are assault

Invasively checking vaginal tightness and whether hymens are intact is common in rural Morocco. But women are increasingly publicly opposing this practice. They say the examination constitutes rape. Meryam is 24, more than old enough...

Women face greater threat from job automation than men

By Kate Ryan -  Daily Life Women across the economic spectrum are more vulnerable than men to losing their jobs to technology, according to a study released on Wednesday by the US Institute for Women's...

Auschwitz Museum asks visitors not to balance on train tracks

The museum called on visitors to behave more respectfully after finding photos of people balancing on the tracks at the former Nazi death camp. "There are better places to learn how to walk on...

The Egyptian government “legalizes” 156 Christian churches

There are now 783 ecclesiastical buildings that have received legal status after the passage of the 2016 law that governs the construction of churches. Cairo (AsiaNews / Agencies) - The Egyptian government has regularized the...

Official Reveals Russia’s Avangard Hypersonic Missile Speed

Turkey’s television watchdog has ordered a halt to a television program on Halk TV for five episodes, while also ruling for a fine, over remarks of two famous actors on the president in a previous episode. The Supreme Board...

World Happiness Report ranks Armenia 116th happiest nation out of 156

YEREVAN, March 21. /ARKA/. The World Happiness Report, produced by the U.N Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranked Armenia 116th happiest nation in the world. In the previous report Armenia was ranked 129th. The report ranks...

The fierce backlash against misogyny is something worth celebrating

by Wendy Tuohy – The Sydney   Morning Herald Rather than focus on the impact of faceless misogynists attempting to silence or sideline women from public life – especially in that once male-dominated arena, sport – which is...

Sex, power, oppression: why women wear high heels

Our relationship with heels is a long and complicated source of feminist debate. Despite it all, as Summer Brennan writes, women still love them Summer Brennan – The Guardian ‘Heels made me feel powerful in a...

Going ‘Under’: Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Lefteris Karagiannopoulos BAALY, Norway (Reuters) - Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish. Situated on the southern tip of Norway, the restaurant...

Meghan Markle’s Baby Björn and Pope Rihanna: 14 Memes That Synthesized the Biggest Fashion...

by Brooke Bobb-  Vogue Sometimes, fashion is really funny. In 2018, who didn’t crack a smirk at an ugly shoe or a balaclava as it came parading down the runway? Or laugh out loud at...

Piers Morgan ‘identifies as hippo’ in response to Alyssa Milano’s ‘trans, immigrant, gay’ tweet

Russia  Today Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan has jokingly said he identifies as a hippopotamus while dissecting actress Alyssa Milano’s recent tweet, in which she identified as trans, gay, immigrant and disabled. The 53-year-old host...

Salman Khan Wonders Why Priyanka Chopra Involved in Dating App After Marriage

Bollywood star Salman Khan, who is currently promoting his film 'Notebook', produced by Salman Khan Films, jokingly questioned why actress Priyanka Chopra was still investing in a new dating app called'Bumble' now that she's...