Talented maidens set to springboard to bigger things

The word ‘‘maiden’’ might appear often across Tuesday's feature meeting at Gosford, but with 28 runners either resuming from a spell or having their first start, it is a real springboard card for several lightly raced gallopers that could easily tackle bigger riches in coming months. Heading the potential showdowns is a trio of promising three-year-olds in a maiden handicap […]

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Ariana Grande Has Convinced Us to Embrace This Spring Jewelry Trend

Dainty necklaces and classic hoops have been ruling the accessory scene for quite some time. But this spring, it’s time to have some fun with your jewelry. From dripping, blinged out crystals to ’80s hearts and seashells galore, this season’s hottest jewelry trends are playful and unapologetically bold. Give your wardrobe an instant update with the help of these standout […]

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'Sudan spring' protests build against President Omar al Bashir

In scenes reminiscent of the Arab Spring, protesters in the capital chanted for “freedom, peace and justice” with the demonstrations spreading to other towns and cities. In Khartoum, participants tried to reach the presidential palace where they wanted to hand over a document demanding the restoration of democracy. However, police officers and men in plain clothes carrying assault rifles blocked […]

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