News Round Up: December 2018 3

 

Fashion

Business of Fashion

Stella McCartney Announces UN Charter for Sustainable Fashion

Tamison O’Connor, 29/11/18

‘Speaking at BoF’s VOICES, the designer also revealed the launch of Stella McCartney Cares Green, a new charitable arm of her namesake label dedicated to promoting sustainability and protecting the environment.’

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Beauty

The Business of Fashion

What’s Behind the Lip Gloss Boom? The 90s Nostalgia, Wellness and Tinder

Kati Chitrakorn, 12/12/18

‘High-shine lacquered lips are back on the beauty radar. But like its consumers, lip gloss has grown up and brands have made modifications to improve their formulas.’

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Health

The Guardian

Bowel movement: the push to change the way you poo

Alex Blasdel, 30/11/18

Are you sitting comfortably? Many people are not – and they insist that the way we’ve been going to the toilet is all wrong.

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Culture

The Guardian

Human rights for the 21st century: by Margaret Atwood, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Dave Eggers and more

Margaret Atwood, Bill McKibben, Anne Enright, James Bridle, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Josh Cohen, Olivia Laing and Dave Eggers, 8/12/18

‘The right to live offline, to self-define, to choose, to a healthy planet … as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, leading authors reimagine it for today.’

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Media

Australian Financial Review

How the ACCC got to the heart of media’s Google and Facebook struggle

Paul Smith, 11/12/18

‘There was always a danger when the Australian consumer watchdog was first charged with looking at the impact of huge global web platforms such as Google and Facebook, that the enormity of the topic would lead to a bland report of loose suggestions and motherhood statements.’

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Interview

The Guardian

Mel B: ‘I got used to lying. I didn’t want anyone to find out’

Simon Hattenstone, 1/12/18

‘She defined girl power with the Spice Girls, but Melanie Brown felt unable to tell the truth about her unhappy marriage – until now.’

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The Sunday Times

The Interview: Vanessa Paradis, singer and Johnny Depp’s ex, gets uppity with Chrissy Iley

Chrissy Iley, 9/12/18

‘I first met Vanessa Paradis a little more than a decade ago around the release of her album Divinidylle. Everyone wanted to be her back then. They wanted her hair — so luscious and tawny. And they wanted her life — houses across France and California and a loved-up long-term relationship with Johnny Depp. I remember her from that time as happy, pleasant and sweet.’

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