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Newspaper headlines: US ‘locked and loaded’ and childbirth rethink – BBC News

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Times leads with a report that midwives have dropped their campaign for natural childbirth on the grounds that it has been making women feel bad. It says the Royal College of Midwives has overhauled its professional guidance and women will now no longer be advised that they should have babies without medical interventions, including caesareans and epidurals. In an interview with the paper, the chief executive of the RCM,…

How Guam’s biggest daily newspaper is covering the standoff with North Korea – Poynter (blog)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Dana Williams has covered a lot of disasters during her three-decade career as a reporter and editor. Hurricanes in Florida. Typhoons and earthquakes on Guam. Even, once, a volcanic eruption in Hawaii. But the potential for disaster now facing Guam, where Williams works as executive editor of the island’s largest daily newspaper, feels different. There’s no storm bearing down, no clouds of ash billowing on the horizon, no wind whipping…

Newspaper headlines: ‘Theresa’s mea culpa’ and no ‘back door’ Brexit – BBC News

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Image caption The Mail on Sunday says Prime Minister Theresa May will make a “mea culpa” at the Conservative conference and apologise for the party’s general election performance in an attempt to “head off a threat to sack her”. It also carries an interview with British model Chloe Ayling after she was allegedly kidnapped in Italy. Image caption Two leading ministers have told the Sunday Telegraph the UK will leave…

‘Fire and fury,’ pronounces banner headline of Charlottesville, Va., newspaper – MarketWatch

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Charlottesville Daily Progress Banner headline of Daily Progress, a daily newspaper in Charlottesville and central Virginia, reads in all-caps “FIRE AND FURY.” Before events in Charlottesville, Va., took an arguable turn for the worse early Saturday, an all-caps banner headline on the local newspaper the Daily Progress was characterizing the Unite the Right rally as having brought…

Reese Blakeney’s ‘A Better Squirrel Dog’ tops Youth Journalism Contest – The Advocate

Sunday, August 13, 2017

NATCHITOCHES — Reese Blakeney has entered the state’s Youth Journalism Contest in past years, and his ability to put an outdoors story on paper has placed him among the top three for his previous entries. Then there’s 2017, and Blakeney’s “A Better Squirrel Dog” sent him to the top of the heap. The 16-year-old’s near 1,000-word essay won the Essay Division in this year’s YJC statewide competition….

Newspaper headlines: US ‘locked and loaded’ and childbirth rethink – BBC News

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Times leads with a report that midwives have dropped their campaign for natural childbirth on the grounds that it has been making women feel bad. It says the Royal College of Midwives has overhauled its professional guidance and women will now no longer be advised that they should have babies without medical interventions, including caesareans and epidurals. In an interview with the paper, the chief executive of the RCM,…

How Guam’s biggest daily newspaper is covering the standoff with North Korea – Poynter (blog)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Dana Williams has covered a lot of disasters during her three-decade career as a reporter and editor. Hurricanes in Florida. Typhoons and earthquakes on Guam. Even, once, a volcanic eruption in Hawaii. But the potential for disaster now facing Guam, where Williams works as executive editor of the island’s largest daily newspaper, feels different. There’s no storm bearing down, no clouds of ash billowing on the horizon, no wind whipping…

Virginia newspaper uses Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ comment to describe white nationalist rally – The Hill (blog)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

A daily newspaper in Charlottesville, Va. used President Trump’s North Korea warning of looming “fire and fury” to headline its coverage of a gathering of far-right protestors on Saturday. Saturday’s @DailyProgress front page designed by yours truly. Stay safe, #Charlottesville! pic.twitter.com/NTe4u8yamI — Mike Fox (@JustCallMeFoxy) August 12, 2017 The Daily Progress’ front page, emblazoned with the headline “Fire and Fury,” comes after a group of white nationalists, white supremacists and far-right protestors descended…

Can New Look’s fall out of fashion be fixed? – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Kristiansen has already warned the market to brace for another two quarters of falling sales while New Look tries to fix its product problems. Earlier this year New Look admitted that it had not heavily invested in some fashion trends enough, such as distressed denim, while it has fallen into a pattern of repeating items of clothing, such as vests, in various colours. While a range of safe, reliable basics…

Charlottesville newspaper uses Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ warning to describe white supremacist protest – Washington Examiner

Saturday, August 12, 2017

A newspaper in Charlottesville, Va., used President Trump’s “fire and fury” warning to North Korea to describe white supremacist protests in the city on Friday night. “Fire and fury” led the front page of Saturday’s Daily Progress, stationed above a photo of tiki torch-bearing protesters rallying at the University of Virginia. Saturday’s @DailyProgress front page designed by yours truly. Stay safe, #Charlottesville! pic.twitter.com/NTe4u8yamI— Mike Fox (@JustCallMeFoxy) August 12, 2017 The…

‘Fire and fury,’ pronounces banner headline of Charlottesville, Va., newspaper – MarketWatch

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Charlottesville Daily Progress Banner headline of Daily Progress, a daily newspaper in Charlottesville and central Virginia, reads in all-caps “FIRE AND FURY.” Before events in Charlottesville, Va., took an arguable turn for the worse early Saturday, an all-caps banner headline on the local newspaper the Daily Progress was characterizing the Unite the Right rally as having brought…

Newspaper headlines: US ‘locked and loaded’ and childbirth rethink – BBC News

Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Times leads with a report that midwives have dropped their campaign for natural childbirth on the grounds that it has been making women feel bad. It says the Royal College of Midwives has overhauled its professional guidance and women will now no longer be advised that they should have babies without medical interventions, including caesareans and epidurals. In an interview with the paper, the chief executive of the RCM,…

How Guam’s biggest daily newspaper is covering the standoff with North Korea – Poynter (blog)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Dana Williams has covered a lot of disasters during her three-decade career as a reporter and editor. Hurricanes in Florida. Typhoons and earthquakes on Guam. Even, once, a volcanic eruption in Hawaii. But the potential for disaster now facing Guam, where Williams works as executive editor of the island’s largest daily newspaper, feels different. There’s no storm bearing down, no clouds of ash billowing on the horizon, no wind whipping…

At the Festival of Arts fashion show, the outfits are made from lottery tickets and paint chips – OCRegister

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Lottery tickets. Bubble wrap. Paint chips. Crayon wrappers.  These are just a few of the items that made up the outfits in the Festival Runway Fashion Show at the Festival of Arts, Saturday, August 12. Models walked the runway wearing “found” designs – in which at least 80 percent of the material is reclaimed, reused or recycled – from seven artists. Host Kate Flannery opens the ninth annual Festival of…

Head office fees sink Crew Clothing profits – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Crew Clothing, the British retailer famed for its nautically-inspired clothes, lifted sales by almost 6pc last year while its losses swelled after splashing out on its head office. The casual fashion brand reported £58.3m of sales for the year to Oct 30 2016, compared with £55m in the previous year, after strong online sales and investment in its product ranges. However, earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation fell by…

Can New Look’s fall out of fashion be fixed? – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Kristiansen has already warned the market to brace for another two quarters of falling sales while New Look tries to fix its product problems. Earlier this year New Look admitted that it had not heavily invested in some fashion trends enough, such as distressed denim, while it has fallen into a pattern of repeating items of clothing, such as vests, in various colours. While a range of safe, reliable basics…

The Blush Label’s new clothing line a natural extension of home decor collection – News & Observer

Saturday, August 12, 2017

As children, sisters and Durham natives Christie Le Sesne and Mary Le Sesne Delpit spent many a summer visiting their father’s homeland of Puerto Rico, soaking in the culture of the sunny Caribbean island. Those trips now influence the duo’s lifestyle brand, The Blush Label (theblushlabel.com), which recently launched its first clothing and accessories line. Taking inspiration from the sights and sounds of Puerto Rico, the collection of robes, caftans,…

‘Fire and fury,’ pronounces banner headline of Charlottesville, Va., newspaper – MarketWatch

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Charlottesville Daily Progress Banner headline of Daily Progress, a daily newspaper in Charlottesville and central Virginia, reads in all-caps “FIRE AND FURY.” Before events in Charlottesville, Va., took an arguable turn for the worse early Saturday, an all-caps banner headline on the local newspaper the Daily Progress was characterizing the Unite the Right rally as having brought…

Newspaper headlines: US ‘locked and loaded’ and childbirth rethink – BBC News

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Image caption “Locked and Loaded” is the i newspaper’s front page headline, referring to Donald Trump’s threat to North Korea. It says the “brinkmanship” between the two countries is escalating. Image copyright Express Newspapers Image caption The front of the Daily Express says Mr Trump has declared the US is “ready for war.” It also quotes the US president as saying the country is “locked and loaded”, as the war…