River Island debuts stellar campaign to promote body positivity – ‘labels are for clothes'

River Island is a British high street fashion brand, currently in the midst of celebrating its 30th anniversary. As part of the celebrations, the brand has launched a new line, embracing individuality “through fashion and self-expression.” The launch is the second instalment of the brand’s SS18 Labels Are For Clothes campaign, which debuted earlier this […]

North Korea’s missile program reportedly continues after Trump and Kim Jong Un’s pledge to promote ‘peace and prosperity’

Evan Vucci/AP North Korea is reportedly continuing to build missiles at a research facility despite its leader’s pledge to work toward “peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula, The Washington Post reported on Monday night. US intelligence officials familiar Pyongyang’s operations say that new evidence, including recent satellite photos, suggest the regime is producing at […]

IHOP changed its name to IHOb to promote its new burger menu. They’re shockingly good.

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider IHOP‘s decision to rename itself IHOb, or the International House of Burgers, infuriated many customers.  We were skeptical of IHOP’s ability to craft burgers that matched its pancakes in quality.  But after trying the new burgers (with a side of pancakes), we were IHOb converts.    IHOP’s rebrand as IHOb — International […]

‘Rebuild the trust’: Germany needs Russia to solve conflicts & promote multilateral world – FM

Germany needs to rebuild trust with Russia to tackle regional crises and promote multilateralism, a newly-appointed Foreign Minister said in a surprise addition to his statement praising the West’s unity over the Skripal case. Speaking to Bild’s Sunday edition, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Berlin is ready to revive dialogues with Moscow, despite supporting the […]

60mn ‘potential Jews’ could be converted to promote Israel – govt report

An Israeli government committee’s recommendation to target “potential Jews” around the world to promote Israel, and even be converted, has been slammed by religious groups. According to the committee, created by Israel’s Diaspora Affairs’ Ministry in 2016, there are 60 million people around the world who have an “affinity” to Judaism or Israel. The report […]

Thai officials promote less known areas in bid to save Thailand from suffocating tourism

The Kingdom of Thailand has been a popular tourist destination with British holidaymakers for some time, with over one million visits made by British nationals ever year, the FCO reports. In addition, the ‘Land of Smiles’ is expecting to welcome a record 37.5 million travellers in 2018, according to data revealed by the Ministry of […]

Trump to head to Pennsylvania to tout tax cuts, promote Republican candidate

Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump will head to Pennsylvania to support the Republican candidate in a special election there. The election comes after former Rep. Tim Murphy resigned amid a sex scandal. If Democrats can show they can be competitive in Republican-leaning districts in a swing state like Pennsylvania, it could mean the Republicans are […]

President Trump signs order to promote broadband in rural areas

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will make it easier for companies to install high-speed broadband networks in rural areas. The move is designed to tackle the economic challenges of integrating broadband infrastructure in these communities — where 39 percent of people don’t have access to broadband — which the Obama administration […]