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Jennifer Lopez closes Versace Milan show in that jungle dress

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Pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez strutted down the Milan catwalk on Friday, closing the Versace fashion show in a recreation of the plunging jungle-themed gown she wore to the Grammy Awards nearly 20 years ago.

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Hong Kong diners offered protest-inspired 'eyeball' mocktails and 'tear gas' eggs

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Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and a drink shaped like a bloodied eyeball.

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Fire-damaged rooster from Notre-Dame's spire goes on display

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A battered copper rooster that used to sit atop the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral is to go on public display more than five months after the massive fire that almost burnt the iconic building to the ground.

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Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture

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Li Doudou's gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments.

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F1 leader Hamilton no longer a follower on Instagram

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Lewis Hamilton leads the way in Formula One and the Mercedes driver is not a follower on social media platform Instagram either after changing his routine.

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Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan

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Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line.

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Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human

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Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000 years ago.

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Prague to resurrect forgotten land in the shadow of its spires

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Known as the city of a hundred spires, Prague's gothic cathedrals, cobblestone streets and hilltop castle towering over the river create a picture-perfect tourist dream.

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Chilean start-up, 'Wheel the World,' broadens horizons for disabled

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A Chilean start-up has been launched to open up some of the world's most iconic tourist attractions to disabled visitors.

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Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows

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Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week.

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French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts

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French auction house Millon denied accusations by the Mexican government that a sale of dozens of pre-Columbian artifacts was illegal and proceeded with an auction on Wednesday.

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Queen returns lost toy monkey to Australian girl

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A toy monkey accidentally left behind at Buckingham Palace by a five-year-old girl has returned home to Australia after enjoying royal treatment by palace staff and gaining a traveling companion - a toy corgi.

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Tisci takes Burberry's Victorian past to the future in spring show

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Italian designer Riccardo Tisci looked to Burberry's Victorian roots for the luxury British brand's latest line at London Fashion Week on Monday, mixing delicate lace with edgy street style for looks aimed at catering to different age groups.

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Korean hangover? South Korean pub takes down North Korean trappings after complaints

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The owner of a North Korea-themed pub being renovated in South Korea took down a North Korean flag and portraits of the isolated country's late leaders on Monday after complaints from neighbors who feared he was violating a Cold War-era law.

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Facing redundancy in New Zealand? Send in the clowns

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An employee of a New Zealand advertising company hired a professional clown to sit with him as his support person at a redundancy meeting in which he was fired, the Stuff New Zealand reported.

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With frills and tulle, volume reigns at Molly Goddard fashion show

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British designer Molly Goddard focused on volume for women's spring wardrobes at her London Fashion Week show on Saturday, presenting a colorful collection of puffy smock dresses, frilly skirts and plenty of her eye-catching trademark tulle frocks.

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Fire and thread: Bayeux-inspired 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled in France

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The French town of Bayeux has been home for nearly a millennium to a tapestry depicting a bloody battle for power.

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Treasured Notre-Dame tapestry restored after blaze

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An ornate tapestry woven in the early 1800s and rescued from Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral after a massive fire in April is going on public display for only the third time in recent decades.

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UK's Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range

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Britain's Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the birth of her first child with husband Prince Harry to launch a new fashion range whose sales will help a charity supporting unemployed women.

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U.S. man in same-sex marriage sues Japan government for long-term visa

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A U.S. man whose marriage to his Japanese husband is legally recognized in his country sued the Japanese government on Wednesday for the same right to stay that a heterosexual couple would get, saying he was being denied a family life.

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