Lifestyle 

Sarah Ferguson wedding dress: Which designer made Duchess of York’s wedding gown?

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, 58, married Prince Andrew, 57, on 23 July 1986 at Westminster Abbey in London, England.  Her dress was designed by Lindka Cierach, British couturier and fashion designer, and was made from ivory duchesse satin. Lindka has since made dresses for a number of other notable members of the British royal family, such as Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. The gown was heavily beaded, especially over the bodice, with symbols including hearts (to represent love) and waves, a homage to Prince Andrew’s career in sailing.  It…

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Science 

Breathing in a nanoparticle spray could prevent heart damage

An inhalable drug should get to the heart fastElla Maru studio By Andy Coghlan Some deep breaths could soon treat heart failure – the deterioration of the heart following a heart attack – thanks to an inhalable spray that has performed well in animal tests. The drug delivered by the spray is contained in nanoparticles that are small enough to be absorbed through the air sacs of the lungs and into the bloodstream. From here, blood travels straight to the heart, where the nanoparticles should release the drug. To test…

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Still-at-war Koreas will form joint team, march together at Winter Olympics

North and South Korea agreed during rare talks on Wednesday to form a combined women’s ice hockey team to take part in next month’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics and to march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony. North Korea won’t be dominating any medal counts at the Games, which will hosted by its neighbor next month. But it’s hoping to grab as much of the spotlight as it can. North Korean women ice hockey players line up as South Koreans wave Korean reunification flags after IIHF Ice Hockey…

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Will Europe speak up for cooperation?

A year ago Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his vision of the world, one in which China plays the lead role in trade and other world affairs. That speech was the keynote address at last year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. This year President Trump will speak Jan. 26 at this annual forum of world leaders, sharing his views on international cooperation, informed by his oft-stated “America First” philosophy. Will Mr. Trump define the place of the United States in the world narrowly, emphasizing that the US will act…

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Entertainment 

Square Enix news – Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition, Kingdom Hearts 3 and FF7 Remake latest

SQUARE ENIX Square Enix news – Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Kingdom Hearts 3 Final Fantasy players have plenty to look forward to, with Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition launching ahead of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Kingdom Hearts 3 release dates. Square Enix today announced the rumoured Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition, which adds a host of new content to the latest entry in the JRPG series. Releasing on March 6 2018, Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition looks set to be the definitive version…

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Science 

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children on President Trump: ‘Work on This Man’s Heart’

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the activist’s children spoke out about President Trump’s policies and recent comments More Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president’s Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored the late civil rights leader on what would have been…

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Top Stories World 

Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead at 86

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. His wife, Evi, announced his death in a statement distributed by All American Racers Inc., or AAR, Gurney’s racing company. Dan Gurney holds a trophy in Nassau, Bahamas, in December 1962. AP “With one last smile on his handsome face, Dan drove off into the unknown just before noon today,” said the statement, which was signed by Evi Gurney,…

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Technology 

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt jumps off the screen and into our hearts – Roadshow

A few days ago, we predicted there might be a new Ford Mustang Bullitt unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, and we were right. The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt is a limited-edition car based on the Mustang GT, and it’s being released in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the classic Steve McQueen film. It features Torq-Thrust-inspired 19-inch five-spoke aluminum wheels in black with a polished lip and several other unique exterior touches, including a faux gas cap and no badges. The 2018 Bullitt Mustang differs from a standard GT in…

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Entertainment 

Square Enix news: Final Fantasy 7 Remake release date and Kingdom Hearts 3 update

Square Enix have two big games in development that fans are desperate to see launch in 2018. While the Final Fantasy 7 Remake release date has not been announced, there have been new rumours that something big is being planned. While worth taking with a big pinch of salt, new reports suggest that Final Fantasy 7 Remake will be launched in an episodic format, but not in 2018. The first release planned for the game will arrive in early 2019, quite a blow for those hoping for something much sooner.…

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California mudslides MAP: Which areas are at threat? Latest danger zones MAPPED

Rescue teams have been working tirelessly to locate Americans still missing after deadly mudslides struck the wildfire-ravaged Montecito, north of Los Angeles, on Tuesday. There are currently seven people still missing after the mudslides, with authorities now calling for public support in finding the locals, who range in age from two to 62-years-old.  The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has made a plea for information on any of the missing residents, according to Reuters, while acknowledging that finding anyone alive would be a “miracle”. The Sheriff’s Office said: “The missing…

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