Author Archives: andrew sam

Brexit is teaching Britain its true place in the world

n one sense, Boris Johnson is right. The Brexit process has indeed felt like a national humiliation. How many Brits have felt our innards shrivel at key moments of the negotiations? And I am not talking about the incidents of diplomatic bumbling, of unwarranted second World War references and Dad’s Army condescension. I am talking about the parts of this ...

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Britain has never looked so foolish in the world’s eyes

have always admired the British. We owe them afternoon tea, Monty Python and the Beatles. This is more than many nations have achieved in their history. I was also one of the few columnists in Germany who found it ridiculous to be angry at our British neighbours after they decided to leave the European club they had once helped to make great. ...

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World War 3 threat: Iran warned Egyptian army will come to defence of Gulf Arabs

EGYPT’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani his country is ready to come to the defence of Gulf Arabs if they threatened – raising the prospect of a dangerous regional conflict which could escalate alarmingly. But he has also voiced concern about reimposed sanctions on Iran, warning they have the potential to create damaging instability. Egypt ...

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Bill Gates is obsessed with redesigning the world’s toilets — and he just brought a jar of poop onstage to prove it

Bill Gates isn’t afraid of potty talk. On Tuesday, he got onstage in front of business leaders, investors, and government officials from around the world and unveiled what he politely referred to as a “little exhibit.” It was a glass jar filled with human feces. “It’s good to be reminded, in there could be over 200 trillion rotavirus particles, 20 billion Shigella ...

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Vanessa Hudgens brought back a look from the 90’s. Look what it is!

If there’s one thing that characterizes Vanessa Hudgens’s style , it’s that she never gets bored. This actress enjoys playing with her clothes and hairstyles, and this time we were pleasantly surprised with a look brought from the 90’s. Teen Vogue reported that the former musical High School  star attended the tribute for the 60 years of Michael Jackson in Las Vegas, last Wednesday, wearing on the red ...

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Beyoncé shares never before seen photos of her “monumental” year. Look at them!

The last 12 months have been epic for Queen Bey.Beyoncé is a year older and a year wiser. Two days after celebrating her 37th birthday, the singer of APES – T updated her official blog yesterday and highlighted some of the achievements of her last year. “At 36, I became a mother of three, I nurtured twins [ Rumi Carter and Sir Carter ], and I renewed vows ...

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Alexander Skarsgard confirmed his romance with Charlize Theron ?!

At least he did not deny it … Alexander Skarsgard  spoke about the rumors of his supposed romance with  Charlize Theron. The 42-year-old star of Big Little Lies and the 43-year-old Oscar winner were linked for the first time in 2012, and now supposedly resumed their romance on the set of the movie Flarsky . But what is true in those speculations? Skarsgard talked about these rumors in ...

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Khloé Kardashian has not yet reached her fitness goal, but she does not care. Look why!

See why the first-time mother is not so worried about her body. Khloé Kardashian  was honest about his insecurities. Keeping star  Up With the Kardashians welcomed her first daughter with Tristan Thompson , True Thompson , five months ago. Now Khloé, who admits she’s never been a swimsuit girl, went back to bikinis and shared photos of this on social media. “I’ve never been a swimsuit girl all my ...

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Camp Bestival cancelled after heavy rain and high winds

Heavy rain and high winds have put an end to Camp Bestival music festival. Organisers of the event at Dorset’s Lulworth Estate announced the closure of the arenas on social media on Sunday afternoon. They said they were “utterly devastated and heartbroken” to have made the “tough decision” after being advised not to reopen them for safety reasons. The team added its ...

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Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian viral slap video teenager, freed in Israel

A Palestinian teenager who was filmed assaulting an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank has been freed after eight months in jail. Video showing Ahed Tamimi slapping and kicking the soldier outside her home in Nabi Saleh last year went viral. For Palestinians, she became a symbol of resistance to Israeli occupation, but many Israelis see her as a ...

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