Europe Life & Style

UK initiative helps women get back to work after vital career breaks

aljazeera.com

UK initiative helps women get back to work after vital career breaks


Read More ...

Stress, fatigue, déprime : et si votre alimentation était responsable ?

marieclaire.fr

Stress, fatigue, déprime : et si votre alimentation était responsable ?


Read More ...

Cancer du sein : la confidente essentielle

marieclaire.fr

Cancer du sein : la confidente essentielle


Read More ...

Breast cancer warning from man stunned by 'impossible' diagnosis

bbc.co.uk

Breast cancer warning from man stunned by 'impossible' diagnosis


Read More ...

IKEA : nouveautés, catalogues, collections

marieclaire.fr

IKEA : nouveautés, catalogues, collections


Read More ...

The heartbreaking suicide notes left by "beautiful" figure skater who plunged to her death at St Paul's Cathedral

mirror.co.uk

The heartbreaking suicide notes left by "beautiful" figure skater who plunged to her death at St Paul's Cathedral


Read More ...

"Ce jour où le dépistage du cancer du sein m'a sauvé la vie"

marieclaire.fr

"Ce jour où le dépistage du cancer du sein m'a sauvé la vie"


Read More ...

Popular Stories

Home / Europe / Life & Style
Mum's desperate appeal to find man who saved toddler son's life after he choked on Burger King chicken nuggets
A grateful mum has launched an appeal to help find a man she believes saved her son's life when he choked on chicken nuggets from Burger King. Lisa Simpson, 36, and her three children were staying at Craig Tara holiday park in Ayr, Scotland, when the terrifying incident took place last Sunday. Due to return home after a weekend stay at the park, the family decided to pop in to the on-site branch of Burger King for some food before their trip   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Men | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Vaginal mesh implant victims take fight to Westminster
A group of women from Northern Ireland who say they've been left in chronic pain after having vaginal mesh implants are taking their fight to Westminster. They'll join women from across the UK as it will be debated in Parliament for the first time. The women had mesh or tape implants which are devices used to treat organ prolapse and urinary incontinence   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women |  Vagina | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  Ireland |  Westminster | 
Boy wants to 'throw tomatoes' at mum's killer who bludgeoned her to death and set body on fire
The heartbroken family of a woman brutally murdered said their her death left her young son “scarred” – and revealed he wanted to come to court to “throw tomatoes” at her killer. "Dangerous and manipulative” Craig Procter hit Ellia Arathoon, 29, over the head before shoving her body in a suitcase and setting it alight in woods near his home. Fearing it would be discovered, the factory worker, 40, later moved her charred remains to a secluded embankment close to the M53 and covered it with twigs and a piece of carpet   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women |  Men | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
'My mum is gone - now is the time to let her die': Family launch heartbreaking court battle
Relatives of a pensioner left brain-damaged by a fall are locked in a legal wrangle over whether she should be allowed to die. The woman, identified only as Mrs P, 72, has spent 10 months in a minimally conscious state on a high-dependency ward. Mrs P’s three daughters and partner want her taken off a feeding drip and given palliative care in a hospice   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Family & Parenting | 
Tags: Women |  Motherhood |  Family | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
UK initiative helps women get back to work after vital career breaks
Women who quit their jobs to give birth and raise children or look after elderly relatives often find it almost impossible to get back into the workplace, which has a major economic impact on some countries. But a new model in the UK capital London is helping women regain their professional identity. Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website:   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women |  Careers | 
Places: Mideast |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Local councils sabotage freebie marriage ceremony: Volkskrant
Local councils are overwhelmed by the number of people taking advantage of the right to a free wedding ceremony and some are trying to make it as unappealing as possible, the Volkskrant reported. The paper, which made an inventory of the conditions surrounding a freebie civil ceremony at more than a hundred of the largest towns and cities in the country, found that obstacles included everything from an inappropriate venue, such as the registry desk of the town hall, to perfunctory ceremonies lasting only five minutes   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Relationships |  Celebrations |  Ceremonies | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  Benelux |  Netherlands | 
Stress, fatigue, déprime : et si votre alimentation était responsable ?
Lorsque notre alimentation est trop acide, l’organisme baigne dans une hyperacidité permanente, à l’origine d’un travail de sape. Résultat : notre énergie se consume, on se déminéralise, cela accélère le vieillissement des cellules, on se sent rouillée, contractée, et les adipocytes s’engraissent. "Absorber trop d’acides empêche souvent les émonctoires – organes d’élimination que sont le foie, les reins, les poumons, la peau et les intestins – de remplir leur fonction de station d’épuration   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Cancer du sein : la confidente essentielle
Elles sont plus de huit cents, chaque mois, à pousser la porte de la Maison Rose, au cœur de Bordeaux. Un lieu de parole, une bulle de légèreté pour les femmes atteintes d'un cancer. « Leur premier geste est de poser leur perruque à l'entrée, raconte Céline Lis-Raoux, directrice de l'association Rose. Elles savent que personne ne les jugera, elles ont besoin de parler de pair à pair   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
"I told her 'go and play in the stars with daddy'": Mum's grief as her family goes from six to four in a year
For our family, Christmas for the last 12 years has started in summer. Our beautiful youngest daughter Daisy would get so excited that the fancy dress would be out before the nights drew in and she would insist that we watch her favourite Christmas DVDs every evening and play Christmas songs on car journeys despite it only being September. Her excitement grew as we reached autumn, reaching its peak as we got to December   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Family & Parenting | 
Tags: Women |  Motherhood |  Family | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Gemma Merna posts amazing bikini photo - but says she'll still eat chocolate cake if she wants
Former Hollyoaks beauty Gemma Merna has posted an amazing bikini shot while sharing her body insecurities - but says she’ll still eat chocolate cake if she wants. The actress turned yoga instructor says she’s struggled with her weight and insecurities about her appearance all her life. She decided to share the photo of her wearing a bikini on her Instragram to show that she’s proud of the body she’s achieved while embracing the fitness world - and she says she “loves her cellulite   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Women |  Food and Drinks |  Snack Foods |  Breads |  Chocolates |  Quick breads |  Cakes |  Chocolate cakes | 
Raheem Sterling sets Man City target and reveals Guardiola treatment
Raheem Sterling has paid tribute to the 'genius' of Pep Guardiola as he enjoys a purple patch with Manchester City. The 22-year-old looks like he couldn't be happier wearing sky blue as he plays any role his coach demands of him, in marked contrast to his duties as national scapegoat on England duty. Guardiola has been keen to protect the player since he arrived at the Etihad, ringing him up after a difficult Euro 2016 campaign to assure him of his importance and vehemently denying that he would ever want to sell him amid interest from Arsenal in the most recent transfer window   Read More ...
Categories: Sports |  Life & Style | 
10 weird Halloween facts and trivia that will scare the wits out of you
It's the spookiest time of the year - and it might just be scarier than you thought. Around the world, many countries have their own weird Halloween traditions - and some of them are downright bizarre. Not to mention the deeply unsettling way they celebrate the festival in Somerset, where they call it 'punkie night'. So prepare to be chilled to your very core with these terrifying Halloween facts   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Party fashions at charity show
HAVE you got your festive party frock yet? No? Then why not get in the mood with a charity fashion show. The De Grey Rooms will host a Posh & Party Wear Fashion Show, in conjunction with St Leonard’s Hospice, on Thursday November 9. On the catwalk will be glamorous clothes which have been donated to the hospice for sale in its shops   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Fashion |  Fashion Shows | 
Young women more likely to be off work sick than men
Women aged 25 to 35 are twice as likely to be off work sick than men, and pregnancy and childbirth only account for part of the difference, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. While there is no difference in the absenteeism rate among the under 25s or the over 55s, there is a marked difference between people in their late 20s and early 30s, the CBS said   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women |  Men |  Young Women | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  Benelux |  Netherlands | 
Live from court - men on trial accused of killing Mike Samwell in Chorlton
The trial of two men accused of killing former Royal Navy officer Mike Samwell was due to begin today. Mr Samwell, 35, suffered fatal injuries when he was hit by his own car, an Audi S3, as he tried to stop thieves from stealing it from outside his home in Chorlton at around 3am on Sunday, April 23. Ryan Gibbons, 29, of Steven Court, Egerton Road South, Chorlton, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and manslaughter   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Society & Culture | 
Tags: Men |  Death & Dying |  Murders | 
Trouvez les vêtements grande taille qu'il vous faut
Qui a dit que la mode était réservée aux tailles 36 ? Contrairement à ce que l’on pourrait croire, la mode grande taille est bel et bien une réalité stylistique qui aujourd’hui enfin, peut se targuer de rimer avec chic.Robes, lingerie, maillots de bain ou encore jeans et veste : Cela passe par des marques dédiées à la mode plus size comme Balsamik, Violeta by Mango, Navabi ou par la volonté de certaines marques de proposer leurs collections au-delà du traditionnel 44   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Architecture : les projets qui ont marqué l'année 2017
D’ores et déjà inaugurés ou à venir, l’année 2017 a été marquée par des projets architecturaux spectaculaires. Ouverture en grande pompe de la Seine Musicale dans les Hauts-de-Seine, transformation sensationnelle du Victoria & Albert Museum à Londres et inauguration prochaine des très attendus Louvre Abu Dhabi et musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, coup de projecteur sur les édifices stars de l’année 2017   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Game of Thrones : l’acteur Roy Dotrice est décédé
Tristesse dans les coeurs des fans de « Game of Thrones ». Roy Dotrice est décédé hier, à l’âge de 94 ans. L’acteur britannique avait incarné Hallyne le pyromane, c’est lui qui était responsable des stocks de feu à Port-Réal, et qui a d’ailleurs fourni le feu grégeois aux Lannister leur permettant ainsi de gagner la bataille de Blackwater et de détruire la flotte de Stannis Baratheon   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Fashion | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
True Halloween horror stories which happened around the scariest night of the year
Halloween is a time when we dress up as ghosts and goblins and tell mythical horror tales. But not every horror story from Halloween is made up. Here we give you eight true life stories which happened around the spooky annual event... A nine-year-old dressed in a Halloween costume was accidentally shot by a relative who thought she was a skunk   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Society & Culture | 
Tags: Styles |  Holidays |  Halloween |  Dressing | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Alleged IS female recruiter arrested in Spain with FBI help
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says the civil guard has arrested a 21-year-old Spanish woman who allegedly recruited other women to join the Islamic State group in conflict areas. It said the woman is also accused of self-radicalization by consuming IS propaganda and establishing online networks with other jihadi activists, mostly women. The ministry said Civil Guard agents arrested the woman on Tuesday in Palamos, a coastal town in the northeastern Catalonia region, in an operation helped by the FBI   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Law & Crime | 
Tags: Law Enforcement |  Women |  Arrests | 
Places: United States |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Spain |  Barcelona | 
Former bride flogs wedding dress for charity after husband called her fat and chatted up girls on honeymoon
A former bride is selling her wedding dress for charity after finding out her husband was allegedly chatting up women on their honeymoon and calling her fat. Jane Tarren, 46, wrote a hilarious Facebook post alongside her advert for the dress, describing is as 'in stunning condition, unlike my marriage'. She walked down the aisle in May last year, after meeting jobless Michael Borg on Plenty of Fish in 2013   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Styles |  Weddings |  Bride |  Honeymoon |  Women |  Wedding dress |  Dressing | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
France could fine men for wolf-whistling
Men could be fined for wolf-whistling women on French streets, the country's women's minister has suggested. In legislation proposed by Marlene Schiappa, 34, men would be handed on-the-spot fines for catcalling or lecherous behaviour in public. "The idea is that society as a whole redefines what is acceptable or not," she . The law will be voted on next year after it has been worked on by a cross-party group of five MPs, who will consult with police and magistrates to reach a definition of harassment which can be enforced by officers on the street   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women |  Men | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Alleged IS female recruiter arrested in Spain with FBI help
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says the civil guard has arrested a 21-year-old Spanish woman who allegedly recruited other women to join the Islamic State group in conflict areas. It said the woman is also accused of self-radicalization by consuming IS propaganda and establishing online networks with other jihadi activists, mostly women. The ministry said Civil Guard agents arrested the woman on Tuesday in Palamos, a coastal town in the northeastern Catalonia region, in an operation helped by the FBI   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Law & Crime | 
Tags: Law Enforcement |  Women |  Arrests | 
Places: United States |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Spain |  Barcelona | 
Breast cancer warning from man stunned by 'impossible' diagnosis
When you think of breast cancer, you think of a form of cancer that affects only women. It doesn't. While breast cancer in men is rare it's still an issue for the 10 men on average who are diagnosed with it every year in Northern Ireland. Ian Cranston, 70, was diagnosed with breast cancer in May. Two weeks later he had a mastectomy   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Health | 
Tags: Women |  Men |  Diseases & Conditions |  Cancer |  Breast Cancer |  Breasts | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  Ireland | 
IKEA : nouveautés, catalogues, collections
IKEA appartient à ces marques de décoration incontournables qui font le bonheur de tous. Au programme, des styles variés, des prix correspondant à tous les budgets et surtout, des meubles et des objets de décoration qui répondent à la tendance du moment sans jamais oublier d'être fonctionnels et pratiques au quotidien. IKEA, l'histoire d'un géant du meuble. Cette grande marque suédoise, surnommée "le géant suédois", est née en 1943 en Suède à Älmhult, petite ville implantée au cœur des forêts de Smaland qui fût la ville d'origine de son créateur, Ingvar Kamprad   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Musée des Arts Déco : dans les coulisses de restauration des archives mode
Le mécénat de la Vallée Village concerne 5 pièces.Les conservateurs ont choisi des œuvres qui présentaient toutes un intérêt remarquable du point de vue esthétique ou historique mais qui ne pouvaient être exposées en raison de leur état de conservation.Crédit : presse. . Chaque œuvre nécessite un traitement adapté, différent. Nos interventions se doivent, en revanche, d'être toutes réversibles, lisibles (distinctes de l'original) et de donner la priorité à l’innocuité dans le temps   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Couple who travelled to Ireland to marry stranded in Kerry by Storm Ophelia
A NEWLYWED couple who travelled from Canada to tie the knot in Ireland ended up stranded in County Kerry, braving a fierce storm rather than taking romantic strolls on the beach.   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Relationships |  Couples | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  Ireland | 
Dean McDermott Shops & Throws Lavish Parties Over Paying For Son’s Tuition, Says Ex
Deadbeat dad owes over $100k in child and spousal support to his ex-wife in which she claims he blows on lavish parties and luxurious vacations. “Dean has stopped paying again,” she wrote in the order to show cause and affidavit for contempt, and first reported by TheBlast.com. “In the last six weeks he has been on two luxurious vacations, Iceland & The Four Seasons in Punta Mita   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Styles |  Luxury |  Grapevine - Gossip & Rumours |  Gossip | 
Places: Europe |  N. Europe |  Nordic |  Iceland | 
Teen killed outside her mum's house by dangerous driver she had pleaded with to slow down
A teenager out celebrating her 19th birthday was killed outside her mum’s home by a danger driver who ignored her pleas to slow down then fled the scene and left her to die. Jordan O’Donnell was “on the face of it showing off” behind the wheel of a high-powered saloon after offering to give Bethany Fisher and her best friend, Meg McBurnie, a lift   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
A Halloween dog parade is happening in Manchester city centre
Halloween wouldn't be complete without a creepy costume - and this year your dog can dress up too at a pooch parade through Manchester. Taking place as part of the Halloween in the City celebrations, the procession takes place on Saturday October 28. Fifty dressed-up dogs and their owners will gather in Exchange Square before parading down New Cathedral Street, through St Ann's Square and to King Street and back   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Styles |  Dressing | 
The heartbreaking suicide notes left by "beautiful" figure skater who plunged to her death at St Paul's Cathedral
A figure skater who fell 100ft to her death left a heartbreaking suicide note saying sorry to her mother and to those who found her. Lidia Dragescu, 23, died last week when she fell from the Whispering Gallery inside the London attraction. Clutched in her hands were two notes - one for her mum and one for those who witnessed her death and found her body   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Society & Culture | 
Tags: Women |  Death & Dying |  Suffering |  Suicides |  Notes |  Heartbreak | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Déco à l’Elysée : à chaque président, son style 
A deux pas des Champs-Elysées et de la place de la Concorde, le n°55 de la rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré cache un palais qui a vu défiler l'histoire de France et du monde depuis trois décennies. Un ancien hôtel particulier devenu palais présidentiel par la force des choses. Symbole d'un autre temps, le palais de l'Elysée n'a guère suscité un amour démesuré chez ses heureux locataires   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Styles |  Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
"Ce jour où le dépistage du cancer du sein m'a sauvé la vie"
Une petite boule curieuse, un nodule soi-disant bénin… C’est parce qu’elles ont osé affronter la vérité en se faisant dépister que ces femmes s’en sont sorties. Aujourd’hui, elles témoignent. Malgré les vaines polémiques sur le dépistage du cancer du sein, malgré les peurs et les angoisses qui font que l’on préfère souvent jouer les autruches face au destin qui frappe, il vaut mieux, beaucoup mieux, consulter vite au moindre doute   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Toute la collection H&M X Erdem dévoilée
Après Kenzo, Balmain ou encore Alexander Wang, c’est au tour de la maison Erdem de s’associer à H&M pour une énième collaboration exclusive, prévue pour novembre prochain.Dévoilée à travers un teaser de campagne réalisée par Baz Lhurmann himself, la collection - aujourd'hui présentée en intégralité - reprend le style signature de la marque créée par Erdem Moralioglu, empreint de féminité exaltée et de romantisme bucolique   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Christian Dior, 70 ans de désir
« Inconnu le 12 février 1947, Christian Dior était célèbre le 13 », écrit à l'époque Françoise Giroud. Il lui aura suffi d'un jour pour imprimer l'histoire de son New Look, et fonder à 42 ans un empire planétaire qui continue d'irradier sept décennies plus tard. Le grand couturier qu'on disait plus célèbre à l'étranger que le Général de Gaulle, ambassadeur de la haute couture française de New York à Caracas, disparaît en 1957 d'une crise cardiaque   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
« Ces jeunes sont aussi des victimes »
Qui sont ces jeunes Français musulmans séduits par le djihad ? Ethnologue à part et psychiatre hors des clous, Tobie Nathan a reçu une cinquantaine d'entre eux en trois ans dans un cadre préventif, au sein du Centre d'ethnopsychiatrie Georges-Devereux à Paris. Des filles et des garçons aimantés par l'appel du salafisme qui n'ont pas commis de délit, et qu'il appelle des « âmes errantes »   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Fashion | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 
Storm Ophelia claims first victims as woman killed by falling tree; man killed using chainsaw
The fatalities were in Waterford and Tipperary today - a woman in her 50s killed when a tree struck the car she was travelling in, and a man in his 30s who was working on a fallen tree with a chainsaw. About 360,000 homes and businesses were without electricity with more outages expected and almost 200 flights were cancelled from Ireland's two main airports at Dublin and Shannon   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style |  Society & Culture | 
Tags: Men |  Death & Dying |  Passed Away |  Obituary | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  Ireland |  Dublin City | 
Teen 'auctions her virginity for an iPhone 8' but is taught a terrifying lesson in brutal prank
A teenage girl who claimed to be auctioning off her virginity in return for an was taught a terrifying lesson. The 17-year-old is reported to have posted her 'offer' in an online forum, where she said she would give up her virginity for a cash payment of around £2,300. But her post was discovered by a vlogger who hosts a show, and they set up an interview with the unsuspecting teen, known as Xiao Chen   Read More ...
Categories: Technology |  Life & Style | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Terrifying moment ghost hunter asks spirit to knock - and a door opens all by itself
A ghost hunter claims he filmed a ' poltergeist ' slowly push open a door as he pleaded for the spirit to prove its existence. Phil Sinclair was at the Old Chapel in Brampton, Rotherham, trying to lure out ghosts when he captured the door suddenly swing open. When Phil told the 'ghost', who he thought might be a former minister, to 'knock on the floor or a door' a creaking sound could be heard   Read More ...
Categories: Life & Style | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 
Man United fans convinced Luke Shaw's career at club is over after his poor performance against West Ham U-23s
Manchester United fans were left questioning whether Luke Shaw has a future at the club following his latest performance. The left-back, who looked set to become an England international for years to come when he completed a £30million from Southampton in 2014, has struggled for game time under Jose Mourinho. Injuries have also hampered the 22-year-old's progress, but it seems United supporters are starting to lose their patience   Read More ...
Categories: Sports |  Life & Style | 
Places: Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |