An initiative has been launched by a group of international chefs in Rio de Janeiro to combat widespread hunger. Italian chef Massimo Bottura and Brazilian chef David Hertz, are spearheading the scheme that will see surplus food donated by the Olympic village given to impoverished residents. The RefettoRio Gastromotiva initiative comes after the 31st Olympics came under criticism for sidelining[Read More...]
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A generous young girl in the US has embarked upon a mission to collect thousands of barbie dolls for homeless children. Young Gianni Graham wants to collect 1,000 Barbie dolls for 1,000 young homeless girls. She currently has a collection of 700, which she eventually plans to hand over to homeless shelters. Speaking to ABC News, the youngster said: “Girls[Read More...]
Nawal al-Hawsawi is no ordinary woman. Dubbed ‘the Rosa Parks of Saudi Arabia’, Nawal is helping to challenge social norms and stereotypes by holding on fiercely to her independence and breaking convention. Not only is she one of the first black, female pilots in Saudi Arabia, she is also an outspoken critic against racism and sexisim in her country. For this[Read More...]
A Turkish couple have celebrated their wedding by feeding thousands of Syrian refugees on their wedding day. Fethullah Üzümcüoğlu and Esra Polat swapped out lavish nuptials for the bread line to hand out food on the border town of Kilis. The bride wore an elaborate white dress, with a tiara perched on her headdress, and the groom sported a white[Read More...]
On May 19th, thousands of protesters marched against austerity and ‘crony capitalism’. Protesters peacefully filled the city center of continental Europe’s biggest financial hub in their protest against the dominance of banks and what they perceive to be untamed crony capitalism. However, in a rare show of solidarity, German police removed their helmets and marched in support alongside the protesters.[Read More...]