The celebrations are just getting started for the world's best female soccer team. The United States women’s national soccer team stepped off their charter plane as conquering heroes after landing in America on Monday. A day after capturing the Women’s World Cup in France on Sunday, the squad’s plane touched down at Newark Airport, and they made sure to savor each moment of their triumphant return. The team members disembarked from their plane in a joyous mood. They were greeted at the airport with a water salute as firetrucks sprayed water to honor the soccer heroes. As Queen’s We Are The Champions was playing in the background, the soccer players sang along while preening and hamming it up on the tarmac at Newark. The United States women's national soccer team lands at Newark Airport on Monday afternoon after their arrival from France The team members disembarked from their plane in a joyous mood. They were greeted at the airport with a water salute … [Read more...] about Swapping tea for champagne: Megan Rapinoe raises a glass as the U.S. Women’s national team arrives home with the World Cup, gets a hero’s welcome at a hotel and has a lavish dinner at Nobu ahead of their ticker-tape parade in New York
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It's the time of year to give something back and help those in need. And Kelly Brook and Christine Lampard made sure to look stylish in sparkly festive ensembles as they took calls for the 27th annual ICAP charity day on Tuesday. The model and TV personality, both 40, appeared to be in high spirits as they took to the phones in London to raise money for more than 120 charities around the world. Getting involved: Kelly Brook, 40, took to the phones to help raise money for more than 120 charities around the world during ICAP's charity day in London on Tuesday Kelly appeared completely engrossed by her task of manning the phones as she got stuck into the task with the help of the pros. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'It will haunt me forever': David Tennant's wife Georgia... TOWIE's Chloe Sims channels the Ice Queen in a plunging... Lydia Bright reveals she is using hypnobirthing to make... Scarlett Moffatt's fans laud her 'amazing' singing voice and... … [Read more...] about Kelly Brook and Christine Lampard cut stylish figures in festive sparkles as they lead the celebrities to take calls at the 27th annual ICAP charity day
It was reported on Monday that Karl Stefanovic, 42, and his new girlfriend Jasmine Yarbrough, 33, may be on the rocks. And now pictures have emerged of model and shoe designer Jasmine looking strained during a business trip to Hong Kong, last week. The blonde was seen waiting at the baggage carousel after touching down in the city with her Mara and Mine business partner on Monday afternoon. Scroll down for video Strained: Karl Stefanovic's girlfriend Jasmine Yarbrough looked strained as she arrived at Hong Kong airport last week ahead of reports that the couple are 'on the rocks' Jasmine was spotted looking in deep thought after disembarking, opting to wear a black tank top and skinny jeans for her travel attire. Judging by the amount of luggage the beauty wheeled, and the fact she hasn't been pictured in Australia since, it would seem likely the beauty may be preparing to spend a bit of time away from her new beau Karl. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Is another MAFS … [Read more...] about Flying solo: Karl Stefanovic’s girlfriend Jasmine Yarbrough looks strained as she arrives in Hong Kong without Today show host following rumours couple are ‘on the rocks’
Dozens of campaigners blocked the roads around Parliament Square to highlight concerns about the environment on Saturday. About 50 activists from Extinction Rebellion, a direct action group that has been coordinating a campaign of civil disobedience which has brought areas of the capital to a standstill in recent weeks, risked arrest by standing defiantly in roads in front of queueing traffic. An estimated 1,000 more demonstrators, many clad in black clothing, massed on the green in Parliament Square for what organisers labelled a “memorial service” to mourn the loss of life on the planet. Many waved banners emblazoned with slogans including “System change, not climate change” and “Rebel for life” as they listened to speeches. One older woman superglued her hands to a railing outside Buckingham Palace in protest. Scotland Yard confirmed that 14 protesters had been arrested for criminal damage during the day. Campaigners said the protest, named … [Read more...] about Environmental protesters block access to Parliament Square
Last summer, social media was dominated by videos of people having a bucket of cold water poured over their head. So what was it all for again and how much did the charities benefit?Everyone knows someone who did the ice bucket challenge at some point last year (if you didn't actually do it yourself).Videos were shared, friends were nominated and countless celebrities were doused - all for a good cause.In what has been described as the world's largest global social media phenomenon, more than 17 million people uploaded videos to Facebook which were then watched by 440 million people worldwide.And the charities connected to the challenge saw the money roll in. In the UK, the Motor Neurone Disease Association raised £7m from the challenge, thanks mainly to the ingenuity of a couple from Yorkshire.Paula and Robert Maguire spotted the challenge starting to go viral in the US and set up a fundraising page for those taking up the challenge in the UK.A few years previously, Paula's uncle … [Read more...] about Ice bucket challenge: What’s happened since?