It's time for the fashion world to embrace diversity

Laura (on the left) with Zoe (Image: PRISCILLA TOY, PRISCILLA MAURER, SHELLEY RICHMOND) IT WAS a dog walk on the beach at Cleethorpes which sparked a light-bulb moment that has given inspiration and hope to disabled people all over Britain, who are now realising their dream to be actors, models or media stars. Teacher Zoe […]

UN envoys sport team jerseys to embrace Russia 2018 World Cup kickoff (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

At their headquarters in New York, members of the United Nations Security Council have slipped out of their formal dress to welcome the start of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, wearing the jerseys of their national teams. Cheerful and relaxed, Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, welcomed his colleagues wearing a red jersey, […]

'Being an immigrant helps to embrace diversity'– Infantino on running post of FIFA president (VIDEO)

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino has said his experience of having emigrated to Switzerland helps him to understand people and resolve problems in his role at the helm of the world football governing body. Talking exclusively to RT host and former football great Peter Schmeichel, Infantino said that his top goal is to develop football around […]

Babcock wants Leafs to embrace challenge of Game 7

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ season has come down to one game, and head coach Mike Babcock wants his players to embrace the situation. Toronto earned a 3-1 home win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night to tie their best-of-seven NHL opening series 3-3. The Leafs will head into the deciding contest Wednesday night (7:30 p.m. ET, CBC) at TD […]

What James Comey was thinking during his first awkward embrace with Trump

Pool/Andrew Harrer via Getty Images Former FBI Director James Comey described how uncomfortable he was in his first public encounter with President Donald Trump. Comey said he actively tried to blend in to the curtains in the White House’s Blue Room in a futile attempt to not be singled out for a photo with the […]

Theresa May is under pressure to embrace the Norway Brexit model — here’s what that means

REUTERS/Ints Kalnins LONDON — The Brexit Committee this week made a significant intervention into the Brexit debate when it urged Theresa May to consider the ‘Norway model’ as her official fallback option. The cross-party Exiting the European Union parliamentary committee, led by Labour’s Hilary Benn, said May should consider the Norway option as her backstop […]

Canadian hockey players embrace cost of competing at Paralympics

Liam Hickey isn’t your typical first-time Winter Paralympian. That’s because he’s already competed at the 2016 Summer Games in wheelchair basketball. That experience — along with a silver medal from the 2015 Parapan Am Games in Toronto — gives the 19-year-old from St. John’s a degree of maturity and poise that belies his age. Hickey is “all-business” […]

Trump touts ‘great’ meeting with the NRA after Fox News’ Tucker Carlson sniped at him for his embrace of gun control

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Republicans and some conservative-leaning personalities have been unsettled by President Donald Trump’s nebulous positions on gun control this week. The most telling sign of that frustration came after Trump held a televised meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday, during which he nodded and agreed with Democratic proposals while outwardly dismissing his Republican colleagues. […]

Olympic spirit: Ukrainian & Russian athletes embrace on Olympic podium

Putting politicians to shame, Olympic skiers from Ukraine and Russia put political squabbles to rest in a brief show of sportsmanship. Not only did they share the pedestal after winning medals, but also an embraced each other. On Sunday, Ukrainian Oleksandr Abramenko won gold in the men’s aerials event in freestyle skiing, Ukraine’s first gold […]