The secret I’m hiding under my oversized fashion style

Arooj Aftab, 22, is an influencer who is known for her baggy fashion style. But what her 7,500 Instagram followers don’t know is there’s a big reason she chooses to wear oversized clothes – which she has kept secret until now. Scroll through my Instagram and it’s full of pictures of me in different outfits. The one thing you’ll notice ...

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Exclusive: Chinese battery firm halts purchases of cobalt from Glencore – sources

LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese battery firm GEM has stopped buying cobalt from Glencore as the price of the battery material crashed below that agreed in a three-year deal between the two companies, sources close to the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company’s headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, July 18, 2017. ...

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U.S. Green Beret charged with murder of man in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with the murder of an Afghan man during his 2010 deployment to Afghanistan, a U.S. military spokesman said on Thursday. Major Matthew Golsteyn has admitted to shooting and killing a man in Afghanistan because he suspected he was a bombmaker for the Taliban militant group, NBC News reported. Golsteyn ...

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Half of UK homes could get faster broadband

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many people could get faster speeds but are not, Ofcom has found One in seven homes could be paying more than they need to for broadband and could get faster services for the same or less money, Ofcom has said. New research suggests that half of UK homes have not taken up faster services ...

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Chinese graft fugitive returns from New Zealand to surrender

BEIJING (Reuters) – A former Chinese automotive official suspected of corruption has returned home from New Zealand to ‘surrender’ to the authorities, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday, as Beijing steps up efforts to repatriate fugitives. China’s highly-publicized “sky-net” operation to return corruption suspects who fled overseas is a crucial plank of President Xi Jinping’s sweeping campaign to ...

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Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

Image copyright Dengeki Online Image caption Virtual YouTubers are animated characters, often anonymously controlled by human users A different kind of internet celebrity is emerging; virtual characters that talk on YouTube or pose on Instagram like living, breathing people. Is this the dawn of a new breed of star? Kizuna AI has 2.3 million YouTube followers. She post videos nearly ...

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Nissan board unlikely to select new chairman on Monday: source

Passersby are silhouetted as a huge street monitor broadcasts news reporting ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn’s indictment and re-arrest in Tokyo, Japan December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co’s (7201.T) board is unlikely to select a chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn as had been expected on Dec. 17 after a panel tasked to choose a ...

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