November 8, 2018

Royal gives sneakers their fashion due by pairing them with dress in Rome

Hanne Juul/Aller Media/MEGA(NEW YORK) -- Sneakers are having a fashion moment. The fashion item normally associated with athleisure and athletic wear got a royal makeover thanks to Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. The royal swapped her traditional high heels for a pair of white sneakers while visiting sights in Rome this week with her husband, Crown Prince Frederik. The sneakers worn by Princess Mary appeared to be Nike Air VaporMax shoes, which retail for more than $200. She paired the sneakers ..
November 8, 2018

Dutchman launches legal battle to become 20 years younger

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- They say you're only as young as you feel, but a 69-year-old Dutchman is attempting to make it official after submitting a formal request to become 20 years a younger. Emile Ratelband, who works as a life coach in the Netherlands, recently submitted a written request to a court in his hometown, Arnhem, to officially change the date on his birth certificate from March 11, 1949, to a newer March 11, 1969. “Nowadays, we are all free people and we have a free will..
November 8, 2018

JK Rowling sues former personal assistant for $31,000: Report

JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The author of the Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling is suing her former personal assistant for $31,000 (24,000 pounds) for allegedly spending thousands on unauthorized transactions on a business credit card. According to reports, Amanda Donaldson, 35, who denies the claims, is being sued in civil court after allegedly spending the money in luxury shopping sprees and stealing Harry Potter merchandise during her three-year stint as Rowling’s personal assist..
November 7, 2018

Months after closure, restaurant in Skripal poisoning reopens

Matt Cardy/Getty Images(SALISBURY, England) -- The door swung open right as the clock struck noon. A friendly face full of anticipation and a big smile cheerfully shouted, "Good morning! We are open for business!" If Joe Pegg was worried about the impact the poisoning that took place here months earlier would have on the business he manages, his face did not betray it. A small crowd of reporters, locals and visitors had gathered for the grand reopening of Zizzi, the restaurant where former Russi..