What the ban on Serena Williams catsuit says about the sexualising of black womens bodies

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When the tournament banned the tennis stars bodysuit, it was disrespecting one of the greatest athletes of all time. Heres why If Wide Awoke were invited to come up with alist of feminist moments of 2018, Serena Williams in ablack catsuit fellow players stuffing towels down their shirts and shorts in amockery of her physique […]


Elvis Costello reveals cancer diagnosis as he cancels tour dates

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Small but very aggressive cancer has been operated on, but recovery forces songwriter to pull out of tour Elvis Costello has revealed he was recently diagnosed with a small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy and has cancelled tour dates while he recovers from the subsequent treatment. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/jul/06/elvis-costello-cancer-diagnosis-cancels-tour-dates


Morrissey denounces halal meat as ‘evil’, and attacks May, Khan, Abbott and more

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Ex-Smiths frontman claims halal slaughter requires certification that can only be given by supporters of Isis, and throws his support behind far-right For Britain party Morrissey has made an extraordinary even by his standards series of pronouncements in halal meat production, the Islamic method of animal slaughter. He claimed that halal slaughter requires certification that […]


Extra glass of wine a day ‘will shorten your life by 30 minutes’

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Drinking is as harmful as smoking, and more than five drinks a week lowers life expectancy, say researchers Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit will cut half an hour from the expected lifespan of a 40-year-old. Those […]


Finland is the happiest country in the world, says UN report

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Nordic nations take top four places in happiness rankings, with annual study also charting the decline of the US Finland has overtaken Norway to become the happiest nation on earth, according to a UN report. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, said all the Nordic countries scored highly on income, healthy life expectancy, social support, […]