‘A ticket to the next life’: the lavish Buddhist dog funerals of Bangkok

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Full funeral rites from the monks of Bangkoks Wat Krathum Suea Pla temple used to be for humans only until a new and lucrative market emerged Fou Fou always liked the good things in life. The pomeranian puppy had” a heart of gold” and a taste for expensive grilled pork. Varunthip Manthin loved the tiny […]


Shopping at size 24:’ The sales assistant shakes her head at me’

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The high street can be intimidating if youre not mannequin-shaped. Jonatha Kottler navigates rude staff and empty rails to find her perfect fit If I were scouting places for my nightmares, Im pretty sure a fluorescent-lit cubicle with multiple mirrors and me standing in the middle, shivering in my underpants, would be an excellent selection. […]


Fifty Shades of Grey readers prove higher levels of sexism, examine determines

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Young women who read EL Jamess porn bestseller are more likely to endorse prejudiced postures, research claims Young women who have read EL Jamess erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey are more likely to showing sexist attitudes, according to new research. Readers around the world have bought more than 100 m copies of Jamess trilogy, […]