Perspective | Why school counselors who help kids get into college weren’t at all surprised by the admissions scandal They know that "the students who need the most support receive the least." (Reed Saxon) By Valerie Strauss Valerie Strauss Reporter covering education, foreign affairs Email Bio Follow Reporter March 14 at 1:06 PM Some people were surprised by the massive college admissions scandal that exploded this week when dozens of wealthy people were charged by federal prosecutors in Operation Varsity Blues accused in a cheating scam of paying to get their kids into certain top schools In other words, the students who need the most support receive the least
Air India scraps ALL flights to and from Birmingham and Delhi - is yours affected? AIR INDIA has cancelled all flights to and from Birmingham International Airport from Saturday, March 16. The airline made the worrying announcement on its Twitter page, before urging affected passengers to seek a refund. Yet what happens for Britons with booked flights? Air India flights: The airline will scrap flights to and from Birmingham Airport on Saturday (Image: Getty) What should Air India passengers do now The alarming incident was captured in a series of vile photos Chauhan claims cabin crew ignored him when he complained and continued to serve the dish to others
FAA Administrator Says 'New Information' May Link the Boeing 737 MAX Plane Crashes President Trump called for all Boeing 737 MAX planes to be grounded on Wednesday in light of the Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday
Inside Coronation Street's Gemma's glam real life as actress Dolly Rose Campbell CORRIE’S Dolly-Rose Campbell, who plays Gemma Winter in the long-running ITV soap, is streets away in the glam stakes from her on-screen alter ego. The actress loves to dress up, travel and post ph… Dolly came out earlier as bisexual earlier this year and has since been named as an ambassador for Manchester Pride Speaking to the Daily Star, she said: I have been coming to pride for over a decade now Now that she has taken this big step, she now wants to focus on helping others come to terms with their sexuality
Mom Boarding a Plane Hands Out 200 Goodie Bags on Behalf of Her 4-Month-Old Son, and This Gesture Changed a Lot Nobody likes having a crying baby next to them while on a plane, especially if the flight is going to be a long one. The mother of our story knows this too, which is why she found a way to warm and touch other passenger’s hearts with her thoughtful deed. After Facebook user Dave Corona posted this story on the internet, it went viral. After Facebook user Dave Corona posted this story on the internet, it went viral I’m a little bit nervous and scared because it’s my first flight in my life, which means that I may cry or make too much noise I will try to travel quietly, though I can’t make any promises We would be glad to hear from you in the comments!
Tan France husband: Is Tan from Queer Eye married? Who is Rob France? TAN FRANCE is one of the members of the Fab 5 from Queer Eye. Fans are wondering if Tan from Queer Eye is married. Here’s everything you need to know about Rob France ahead of Queer Eye season 3 arriving on Netflix tomorrow. Queer Eye season three premieres on Netflix tomorrow morning (Friday, March 15) Tan from Queer Eye is married to long-term partner, Rob France Rob France is an illustrator from Wyoming, United States of America This article was written completely independently, see more details here
Maximizing The Amex Gold Card Whether you're a long time cardholder or signed up for the limited edition rose gold card design, let's take a look at some tips to maximize your Amex Gold Card. Also keep an eye on your statement each month, as some people have reported problems earning their bonus points for payments processed via mobile payment systems like Square and Toast Forbes and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers
'1,200 people a day were standing outside my home' – how a cult 80s movie spoiled my suburban idyll ‘Truffle shuffle’ re-creations on her doorstep will not go down well Seeing successful transitions across stages of development, combined with a sense of community there to support you is a potent mix The movie becomes associated with that, thus bringing comfort and connection You bet; make me an offer I’d be unable to refuse!
Flight passenger shocks with bizarre on-board hygiene method - why have they done this? FLIGHT journeys see a variety of different passengers, of all walks of life, step on board to share the same aircraft. Yet one woman’s quirky plane outfit has gone viral, after a snap of her seemingly health-conscious footwear was posted on Instagram. Flight passengers were left baffled at one travellers hap-hazard attempt to keep her feet squeaky clean on board an aircraft Just why Flights: A bizarre passenger hygiene method has gone viral on Instagram (Image: Getty) A second continued: If you’re going without shoes and have gloves - why not just keep the footies with you- easier to get on and off
Idris Elba Talks His Teenage Start As A DJ Ahead Of His New Netflix Series The British actor stars in the comedy "Turn Up Charlie," which follows a DJ plotting to rebuild his music career. Elba, an award-winning British actor who was named People’s 2018 Sexiest Man Alive, has been making his own mark in the music industry as a DJ and producer for years He made his directorial debut with Yardie, which hits theaters across the U.S. on Friday
Could new flights make St Helena an unlikely mini-break destination? Visitors to Cape Town next winter will have more opportunity to tack on a trip to St Helena, one of the most remote islands in the world and site of Napoleon’s imprisonment after the Battle of Waterloo. The Atlantic outcrop and British Overseas Territory will, in December 2019, welcome a second weekly flight from the South African city, raising the prospect of a dual-city break, St Helena’s tourist board says The new SA Airlink six-hour service will fly there and back on Tuesdays, via Walvis Bay, Namibia, in addition to the existing Saturday flights The route marks a potential watershed in the island’s tourism
Beautiful British pilgrimages you should tackle in your lifetime A recent study has shown that ancient Britons journeyed the length of our isles to feast and be merry at the late Neolithic site of Durrington Walls near Stonehenge. After analysing the isotopes of the bones of 131 pigs found at this vast and unusual ancient site, Marden, Mount Pleasant and West Kennet Palisade Enclosures, it was revealed that they originated from as far away as Scotland, North East England and West Wales Those that have tried to move a pig (alive or otherwise) will know that this is no mean feat – especially on foot – suggesting that these journeys must have had hugely important cultural significance
Which countries punch above their weight when it comes to World Heritage Sites? Both are good bets if you want to tick off lots of World Heritage Sites in a very short space of time They include the likes of Bhutan, Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Liechtenstein, Maldives, Rwanda and tiny Tuvalu May we suggest Unesco take a look at Tainan, its first capital, where temples lurk behind every corner
Avengers Endgame trailer: What do the new white Avengers suits mean? AVENGERS ENDGAME is now on the minds of Marvel fans with a brand new trailer released today. What do the new white Avengers suits depicted in the trailer mean? Though few details about the plot are known, fans and journalists alike have made some educated guesses.. He wrote: The Avengers would likely need some kind of suit tailored to that use since that kind of thing isn’t an innate ability Avengers: Endgame is out in UK cinemas on April 25, 2019
Sri Lanka: Indian Ocean gem offers everything from sandy beaches to safaris “Hold the coconut up to your ear and shake it!” The strict instruction came from Rukshana Samarasundera, my guide for the morning in Kandy Market. Shoppers bustled between the stalls, chatting and bartering with the food sellers I checked into a boutique hotel, Living Heritage Koslanda – a tranquil oasis in a forest with mountaintop views 10 For a beach day, head to Unawatuna Bay Beach, a 15-minute tuk-tuk ride from Galle Fort
Opinion: Learning more about our genetic futures can be helpful – but there are serious perils too Earlier this year, the health secretary announced a gene-sequencing project that would be sold to patients by the NHS. But it could see a two-tier health service develop as a result We had gathered to hear a handful of brave people talk about their experience of having their genomes mapped and their dealings with the medics – nurses, GPs and consultants – they encountered along the way Subscribe from just 15p a day for extra exclusives, events and ebooks – all with no ads
Holidays 2019: The BEST city in the world revealed – but where does the UK rank? NEW YORK is the most coveted city to visit for holidays in 2019, according to the Time Out Index 2019. The Big Apple came top of the charts for overall lifestyle experience, including diversity and culture, pipping Melbourne in Australia to first place. New York will cater to holidaymakers craving a trip that’s on the cutting edge of trendiness for 2019 Holidays 2019: The best city in the world has been revealed (Image: Getty) London came fourth with culture, live music and food proving hugely popular
Are we killing Bali? I’ve been deluded thinking there isn’t friction with the locals | Brigid Delaney I’ve travelled there 20 times and I know I am part of the problem He’s nodding and saying, yeah, yeah, Canggu’s destroyed Bali relies heavily on tourism, and I have clocked up around 20 trips in 10 years for a mixture of work and leisure I am fascinated with how their social and religious structures coexist with such an overwhelming amount of western tourists, seemingly with little friction Brigid Delaney is a Guardian Australia columnist
Kayak updates search filters due to Boeing concerns; FDA cracks down on e-cigarette sales to teens Fox Business Briefs: Travel booking site is updating its search filters to allow travelers to choose the type of plane they want to fly in amid concerns about the Boeing 737 Max 8; FDA announcing a plan to ban convenience stores and gas stations from selling flavored e-cigarettes popular among teens. Live Kayak updates search filters due to Boeing concerns; FDA cracks down on e-cigarette sales to teens For video troubleshooting and help click here
These 5 New Ships Are Redefining the ‘Cruise’ For more adventurous, less snoozy sea and river voyages—sailing in the Galápagos, Iceland, even Zanzibar—check out these soon-to-launch cruise ships.
Mind the gender pay gap: Berlin women to get public transport discount Gender-specific “Frauenticket” will be 21% cheaper than usual and available on 18 March in stunt to flag German pay gap It is run by Sigrid Evelyn Nikutta, who became its first female CEO in 2010 and later made the firm profitable for the first time in its history Follow Guardian Cities on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to join the discussion, catch up on our best stories or sign up for our weekly newsletter
19 Details From The "Avengers: Endgame" Trailer That I Literally Can't Stop Talking About Guys, I'm already stressed out! Scott Lang has escaped the Quantum Realm and most likely returned to find everyone he loves gone based on this distressed pic of him looking at Missing posters Nebula becoming part of the team is making me EMOTIONAL! 15 Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment
Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty during arraignment for alleged hoax "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett appeared in Chicago criminal court on Thursday and pleaded not guilty to charges that he lied to police about being the victim of a racial and homophobic hate crime in January. A judge at that hearing ruled that cameras would be allowed in the courtroom on Thursday The Nigerian American brothers have said they have tremendous regret over their involvement in this situation Kim Foxx has recused herself from the case and has asked for it to be turned over to the FBI, according to local reports
Flights between UK and EU WILL continue despite Brexit chaos European Parliament confirms FLIGHTS between the UK and EU will continue to operate despite the current Brexit chaos, the European Parliament has confirmed. As UK MPs in the House of Commons voted to rule out a no deal Brexit under any circumstance on Wednesday, those in the European legal body gave the thumbs up to UK-based flights continuing – as well as the removal of a flight cap. As many as 61% of UK citizens plan to take a trip to Europe this year EU countries really value the contribution that UK tourists make to their countries – generating £37bn for their economies and supporting 870,000 jobs They will also consider three other amendments, including that of a second referendum