Fair and unlovely: India confronts dark-skin bias

Photo shows packages of Unilever 'Fair and Lovely' skin-lightening creams on the counter of a shop in New Delhi. - AFP

Why super rich fashionistas are not crying for Paris shows

French fashion designer Julien Fournie poses with his Czech model Michaela Tomanova. One very select group of fashionistas...

National Gallery becomes first major London museum to reopen

A member of staff wearing a protective face mask patrols a room inside the National Gallery. Britain’s National...

Dior strikes gold as Paris fashion makes mixed virtual debut

An employee sews a miniature dress for the recording of Dior Haute Couture collection’s presentation movie, in Dior’s sewing workshop in...

On Syria river, craftsmen revive famed water wheels

This picture shows a view of the Maamorieh Noria (water wheel) along the Orontes (Assi) river in the city of Hama...

First-ever online Paris fashion week clicks off

The first-ever online Paris fashion week clicked off yesterday with the world of glitzy runway shows thrown...

New York graffiti artists showcased in French chateau

Caroline Pozzo di Borgo (right) talks about a painting inside the Forbin castle.Caroline Pozzo di Borgo (right) talks about a painting by...

Gilty pleasure: Vietnam opens world’s ‘first’ gold-plated hotel

Guests pose for selfies at the infinity pool of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, the world’s first gold-plated hotel,...

‘Happy to be here’: Tourists relieved to start Greek vacation

A woman enjoys Athens cityscape on sunset on June 29, 2020 as tourists travelling to Greece will be required from July 1...

Ruff deal: Animal shelter braces for surge as expats abandon Qatar

Paige Tiesdell, a British resident of Qatar, plays with one of her rescue dogs at a park in the Qatari capital...

The men who bake up a ‘blessing’ in Tehran

This combination of pictures show (top, left to right) baker Mohammad Mirzakhani, 41, making Taftoon bread; baker Mohammad Abdi, 24, cooking...

As visitors stay home, Iraqi Kurdistan tourism collapses

Men sit at a traditional cafe in the historic city of Shaqlawah. In a normal year, Ahmed Hazem’s...

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12th July