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How a teenager had 30 cosmetic procedures without showing ID

How a teenager had 30 cosmetic procedures without showing ID

Image copyright Getty Images By the time Sarah was 17, she had spent £15,000 on 30 cosmetic procedures without having to prove her age.Sarah – not her real name – developed anorexia in her early teens and was treated successfully at an eating disorder clinic. But then her obsession over food changed to one over…



Grime ballet ‘sounds like an oxymoron’

Grime ballet ‘sounds like an oxymoron’

Image copyright PrettyLittleThing/Getty The makers of “the world’s first grime ballet” want to encourage more black people into the dance discipline.Grime artist Lioness and choreographer Alexander Whitley will join forces on Thursday for a short piece entitled London Sketchbook at Boxpark Wembley.The show takes its lead from Stormzy, who invited classically-trained black dancers on stage…


Boeing 777X: World’s largest twin-engine jet completes first flight

Boeing 777X: World’s largest twin-engine jet completes first flight

Image copyright AFP Image caption The 252-foot-long passenger jet aeroplane has been delayed by some technical difficulties Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of the world’s largest twin-engined plane, the 777X.It comes as the firm attempts to boost its image after its 737 Max plane was grounded last year following two fatal crashes…



Brexit day 50p coin unveiled by Chancellor Sajid Javid

Brexit day 50p coin unveiled by Chancellor Sajid Javid

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The coins had to be re-produced after Brexit was delayed A commemorative 50p coin marking the UK’s departure from the EU has been unveiled by Chancellor Sajid Javid. The coins bear the inscription “Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations” and the date of 31 January.Mr Javid had first…



Coronavirus: Could it damage the global economy?

Coronavirus: Could it damage the global economy?

Image copyright Getty Images China is struggling with a new virus that has already killed more than 20 people.It is a serious health issue. The World Health Organization has called it an emergency for China, though not for the world, not so far at least. Inevitably, it will have economic consequences. But how severe and…


Grammys 2020: Seven things to watch out for – and how to watch the ceremony

Grammys 2020: Seven things to watch out for – and how to watch the ceremony

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lizzo and Lil Nas X are among the leading nominees for this year’s awards The 62nd annual Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Sunday night.Billed as “music’s biggest night”, the ceremony is more like “music’s longest day” – with festivities kicking off at lunchtime in LA and…


The Papers: Britons in virus airlift and HS2 cost fury

The Papers: Britons in virus airlift and HS2 cost fury

Image caption “Airlift to save Britons trapped by virus” is the Mail on Sunday’s dramatic take on government plans to evacuate more than 200 Britons from Wuhan, the Chinese city where the deadly new coronavirus was first seen. After initially saying it would leave Britons in Wuhan in a bid to contain the virus, the…


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