Monday, April 6, 2020

Queen Elizabeth II Broadcast Coronavirus Message on Sunday

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. The Commonwealth represents 2.4 billion people and 54 countries, working in collaboration towards shared economic, environmental, social and democratic goals. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
It was announced on Friday that Queen Elizabeth II has recorded a special message, which will be broadcast this Sunday evening. She will address the nation amid the COVID-19 outbreak from her home in Windsor Castle, where she's been self-isolating with Prince Philip. The prerecorded message will be televised on 8 p.m. on...

Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus

HONIARA, GUADALCANAL ISLAND, SOLOMON ISLANDS - NOVEMBER 24: Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales undertakes investitures at Government House on the second day of the royal visit, 24th November 24, 2019 in Honiara, Solomon Islands. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke of Wales, Prince Charles has tested positive for the coronavirus. Clarence House released a statement on Wednesday morning, confirming the news that the 71-year-old royal has contracted the virus. "He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days...

Jada Sezer Speaks About Love Island and YouTube Docuseries

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04:  Jada Sezer attends The Agent Provocateur SS19 Campaign Launch & International Women
Jada Sezer is a British model and body positivity advocate. She runs marathons — in her underwear, no less — hosts a podcast, and most recently, fronted the Adidas Superstars campaign alongside Pharrell Williams, Maya Jama, Kano, and Jonah Hill. In January, Jada launched a YouTube docuseries titled Instant Fame, where she interviews...

How Comedian Olga Koch Is Transforming the UK Comedy Scene

Olga Koch
Olga Koch is a chameleon, but not in the traditional sense. A Russian-born comedian with an airtight American accent, a computer science degree from New York University, and a Twitter feed full of NSFW jokes, she blends into the UK stand-up scene by perpetually standing out. Yet, there's something universal about Olga and...

Caroline Flack Has Died at Age 40

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Caroline Flack attends The Beauty Awards 2019 on November 25, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images)
Caroline Flack has died at age 40, the BBC confirmed. The former Love Island host was reportedly found in her London apartment on Feb. 15. A lawyer later confirmed she had taken her own life. Flack's family released a statement: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February....

Why Is Katy Perry a British Asian Trust Ambassador?

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 04: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron of the British Asian Trust poses with American musician Katy Perry as they arrive to attend a reception for supporters of the British Asian Trust on February 4, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/ Getty Images)
On Tuesday night, at a black-tie reception at Banqueting House in London, Prince Charles announced Katy Perry as an ambassador for the British Asian Trust. Specifically, Katy will be working with the Trust's new Children's Protection Fund — chaired by India Advisory Council member Natasha Poonawalla — to reduce child trafficking and abuse...

Counting Calories Is Basically Pointless. So Why Are We Still Doing It?

From the time I was a sophomore in high school up until last fall, I counted calories in one form or another. It started with logging my daily Weight Watchers points, then switched to tracking calories in the Fitbit app to make sure I didn’t go too far over my daily target.For years,...

Queen Elizabeth II Statement From Harry and Meghan’s Meeting

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex watch a flypast to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on July 10, 2018 in London, England. The 100th birthday of the RAF, which was founded on on 1 April 1918, was marked with a centenary parade with the presentation of a new Queen
Following a day of meetings at Sandringham estate between Queen Elizabeth II about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's future — after announcing their plans to step down as senior members of the royal family — a statement has been issued by the Queen, which reads: "Today my family had very constructive discussions on the...

Questions We Have About Harry and Meghan Stepping Down

CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 18:  Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle watch a performace during their visit to Cardiff Castle on January 18, 2018 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Ben Birchall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
In case you missed it (honestly, where have you been if you did), Harry and Meghan announced that they would begin transitioning to step down as senior members of the royal family this year. Although 2020 has already brought with it plenty of surprise news, no one (not even the queen) expected this...

Why Meghan Markle Stepping Back Makes Me Relieved as a Mum

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 25:  Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
Ever since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became a couple, you'd need to be living in a cave to miss the intense media scrutiny they've been subjected to. Meghan has come under fire for what she wears (even down to the colour of her tights,) the way she crosses her legs, the fact...

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