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Luukse huise, kort verhuur en shacks: binne Lissabon se behuisingskrisis

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Manuela Lopes dateer haar ongeluk vanaf die oomblik dat haar buurt in Lissabon vergelykings met Brooklyn begin trek het. Dit was die middel 2010's: voormalige pakhuise in die ou werkersklas-gemeente van Marvila het gewag gemaak...

Eating pearl: a staple for millennia becomes a modern luxury

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“Our mob in the West Kimberley and probably the whole West Australian midwest, north-west are the oldest pearlers in the world,” says Yawuru man Bart Pigram. We’re in the mangroves on Broome’s coastline, and as we wal...

‘Just never going to be OK’: report finds luxury brands falling behind on animal welfare

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Despite recent commitments from the luxury fashion industry to reduce its environmental footprint, a report has revealed luxury fashion brands are among the worst in the industry for animal welfare, driven by their co...

First week of Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial gives look into Epstein’s life of luxury

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The first week of testimony in Ghislaine Maxwell’s child-sex trafficking trial has provided an extensive look into Jeffrey Epstein’s life of luxury, from jaw-dropping details on residences that rival royals’ estates, ...

‘Super-messy but incredible’: UK supermarket luxury mince pies tested

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Algehele 3/10. Unpleasant cold. Much better warm but wouldn’t choose to eat it. Appearance Neat; a lot of icing sugar on top. Pastry Almost dusty; dik, not short. Filling Acidic; contains brandy and cognac but not t...

Questions persist over how Prince Andrew funded luxury lifestyle

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With little in the way of visible support, questions over how the Duke of York has been able to fund his lifestyle have rarely been answered. In the past he has appeared to live the jetset life of a multimillionaire, ...

‘Luxury carbon consumption’ of top 1% threatens 1.5C global heating limit

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The carbon dioxide emissions of the richest 1% of humanity are on track to be 30 times greater than what is compatible with keeping global heating below 1.5C, new research warns, as scientists urge governments to “con...

Noguchi review – this isn’t art, it’s luxury lighting

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If you like hanging out in high-end lighting shops, the Barbican art gallery is the place for you right now. Paper lampshades are everywhere, from tall wavy ones on the floor to deluxe versions of the spherical lanter...

San Francisco luxury tower still sinking even as engineers work on $100m fix

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San Francisco’s notorious sinking luxury high-rise is still sinking, even amid a $100m project designed to fix the issue. Work to reinforce the foundation of Millennium tower in the city’s downtown came to a halt this...

Luxury watch sales surge as Britons go on spending spree with lockdown savings

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The UK’s biggest seller of Rolex and Omega watches said sales had surged as Britons splashed lockdown savings on luxury watches and jewellery, including wedding and engagement rings. Watches of Switzerland’s UK sales ...

Harvey Nichols teams up with Reflaunt to launch luxury resale service

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Harvey Nichols is joining the secondhand resale trend this month via a partnership with the specialist service Reflaunt. Customers will be able to resell luxury handbags, fashion, accessories and watches, earning up t...

‘They fired at everyone’: peril of Pakistani villagers protesting giant luxury estate

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Muhammad Anwar was not aware of any danger when he took the day off work to join his friends at a demonstration on a construction site of a powerful real estate company. When Anwar, 35, reached the west bank of Langej...

The Guardian view on community leisure centres: not a luxury

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One of the many discoveries of the last 14 months has been how Covid-19 seeks out underlying vulnerabilities. These are as plural and complex as the people they afflict. But one vulnerability the government has, right...

Rising tide of luxury spending as Covid grounds Australia’s wealthy

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Every week, a huge cargo ship loaded with freshly purchased superyachts enters the Port of Newcastle. Australia’s super rich, for whom Covid-19 flight restrictions have hampered their holidays abroad, are pouring thei...

Tonight’s TV: a £50,000 secondhand watch, and other preloved luxury items

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Take a peek into the lucrative world of luxury secondhand sales in this documentary looking at Xupes, a small business shifting everything from preloved handbags to watches and jewellery. Window cleaner Grant is on th...

London’s ‘super-prime’ luxury property market was world leader in 2020

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London had the highest number of super-luxury home purchases of any city in the world during 2020, outperforming its traditional rivals of New York and Hong Kong. According to the upmarket estate agency group Knight F...

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