The fashion world was rattled by the US election – and you can see it on the runway

It begins with that most anodyne greeting: How are you? And then you see them flinch, or their shoulders slump. Heavy sigh. They struggle for an answer because here in the fashion world – populated by minorities, women, gays, immigrants, East Coast elites and all-around rebels – a lot of people are not fine. They … Read more The fashion world was rattled by the US election – and you can see it on the runway

Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks

US President Barack Obama has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign. “We need to take action and we will,” he told US public radio network NPR. Russia stands accused by the US of hacking the emails of the Democratic Party and a key Hillary Clinton … Read more Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks

Gambia election: Internet and international calls banned

The Gambia has banned the internet and international phone calls as presidential elections are held in the West African state. Officials have also banned demonstrations to prevent unrest after the elections. Estate agent Adama Barrow is challenging President Yahya Jammeh, who says divine intervention will give him a fifth term. The Gambia has not had … Read more Gambia election: Internet and international calls banned

Trump election: Wisconsin prepares for vote recount

Officials in Wisconsin are preparing to conduct a full recount of the votes from the US election in the state, which was narrowly won by Donald Trump. A formal request for the recount was filed by the Green Party’s Jill Stein. Dr Stein, the Green Party’s candidate, has also pledged to file for recounts in … Read more Trump election: Wisconsin prepares for vote recount