High Heels At Work Are Necessary, Says Japan’s Labour Minister – Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at work. [guardian]
Former Nigerian Dictator’s £210m Seized From Jersey Account – More than $267m (£210m) belonging to a former Nigerian dictator has been seized from a Jersey bank account. [bbc]
Trump Attacks ‘Washed Up Psycho’ Bette Midler As Longtime Twitter Feud Heats Up – The actress apologized for sharing a fake Trump quote, then went right back to taunting him. [huff]
North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Put On Pause After Kim Jong Un Criticism – North Korea’s famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year’s performance. [cnn]
Proteas Can’t Stop Losing – South Africa have lost a third game in a row at the World Cup after losing to India by six wickets. [ewn]
Rising Share Expect Trump To Win In 2020 – A majority of Americans say they think Donald Trump is going to win a second term, according to a CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, even as the President’s reviews on issues other than the economy remain largely negative. [cnn]
What Do You Think Of Cape Town Tourism’s Latest Ad? – Cape Town Tourism’s new ad, promoting the benefits of visiting the city during winter, features some familiar faces. [here]
Beverly Hills Becomes The First U.S. City To End Most Tobacco Sales – Beverly Hills has passed what experts say is the most restrictive tobacco ban in the nation, barring the sale of virtually all nicotine products and setting the stage for similar laws in other cities. [lat]
South African Homes Keep Losing Value – and will keep getting cheaper in real terms for at least a couple of months. [busins]
Michael Barrymore ‘Sorry’ For Pool Death – But Maintains He Is ‘100% Innocent’ – Michael Barrymore says he is “sorry” for the death of Stuart Lubbock but says he was not responsible. [sky]
Jeff Bezos Lands $80 Million Dollar ‘Deal’ On Three New York City Condos – Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, is buying three apartments in a Manhattan building in a deal reportedly valued at around $80 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. And it appears he landed himself a discount. [cnn]
Dutch Girl Was Not ‘Legally Euthanised’ And Died At Home – Noa Pothoven is believed to have refused to eat and there is no evidence of assisted death. [guardian]
Pope Francis Made This Big Change To Lord’s Prayer – Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. [fox]
State Lawmakers Voted To Force ‘Chemical Castration’ On Sex Offenders – A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor’s signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo “chemical castration” as a condition of parole — a requirement meant to keep perpetrators from committing similar crimes. [washpo]
South Africa’s New Digital Bank Shows Massive Growth – South Africa’s new digital banking entrant TymeBank has shown massive growth in its first four months of full operation, reaching 400,000 customers at the end of May. [btech]
Nigella Lawson Says Restaurants Should Not Play Music Because It Drowns Out The Taste Of The Food -The loud thump of music is now something to be expected in many fashionable restaurants – but Nigella Lawson has said it leaves her unable to taste her food. [tele] Oh dear.
Ultimate Limit Of Human Endurance Found – The ultimate limit of human endurance has been worked out by scientists analysing a 3,000 mile run, the Tour de France and other elite events. [bbc]
Vespa Is Rolling Out Some Very Sweet Winter Deals – Winter is the perfect time to get your Vespa tuned up and ready for summer. Don’t have a Vespa? We’ve got you covered. [here]
Inside The Amazon Warehouse Where Humans And Robots Become One – They call me the Master of Robots—or at least they should. I grab a flat package, hold its barcode under a red laser dot, and place it on a tiny conveyor belt which is, in fact, a robot. [wired]
Adele Is Single And Rapping Nicki Minaj’s ‘Monster’ Verse Like A Pro – The British singer took over the mic at a party and unleashed her rap skills. [huff]
Sacha Baron Cohen Reveals The Not-So-Funny Reason He Didn’t Air Sarah Palin Bit – The comedian has finally explained why his undercover interview with Palin never made it into his Showtime series “Who Is America?” [huff]
Idris Elba And Wife Sabrina Dhowre Become ‘First African Couple On British Vogue Cover’ – The actor spoke about his relationship in an interview for British Vogue, saying it was “love at first sight” when the couple met. [sky]
Kylie Jenner The Billion Dollar Booty Queen! – Buxom make-up mogul wears thong and sheer outfit for racy Malibu beach shoot. [dm]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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Everyone’s Talking About Streaming These Days – There’s a world of entertainment out there, but if you want to get with the program then there’s no better place to start than Showmax. [here]
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