The truth about “Breast Oggling”

Just 18 years old and fresh from a Church of England girls’ school, I couldn’t wait to read history at Oxford University. I’d imagined a life of intellectual small talk, long, swotty afternoons in the Bodleian Library and earnest discussions about politics and current affairs. Instead, over the course of the first term, an undeniable … [Read the full story]

Is the Duchess of Cambridge pregnant?

Speculation is mounting that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant after she refused to eat peanut paste on her recent trip to Denmark. The rumour mill went into overdrive on a string of U.S. websites when Kate, looking radiant in red, politely refused to sample the nut-based product during a visit to a UNICEF distribution … [Read the full story]

Australia lose to favourites Brazil in FIFA Under 17’s World Cup

Australia have lost 1-0 to tournament heavyweights Brazil in their second match at the FIFA Under 17s World Cup in Mexico. The defeat at Estadio Guadalajara leaves the Joeys with one win and one loss in Group F, after they beat Ivory Coast 2-1 in their tournament opener. Australia must now beat Denmark on Monday … [Read the full story]

Ban the stupid bans!

Barmy officials in Nigeria have banned the import of fake flowers. Following the furore about Denmark stopping the sale of Marmite/Vegemite last month, a list of other strange import rules has been drawn up by freight firm DHL Express. It shows a license is needed to bring tents into Jordan, Algeria bans dental products (which … [Read the full story]

The Little Mermaid returned

Denmark’s ‘Little Mermaid’ statue is back on its perch in Copenhagen Harbour, after six months on show in Shanghai, China.

Caroline Wozniacki is world number one

Denmark‘s Caroline Wozniacki claimed the world number one ranking on Thursday when she breezed into the quarter-finals of the China Open, dethroning American tennis superstar Serena Williams. The 20-year-old Wozniacki defeated the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova 6-3 6-2 in a third-round clash under the floodlights at the Olympic Green Tennis Centre in Beijing. Wozniacki, who … [Read the full story]