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Anna dello Russo, Street-Style Star, Decides to Move On

Advertisement The original street-style star — the woman who first understood the career potential of dressing for the sidewalk — has had enough. This weekend Anna dello Russo, the Italian fashion editor who turned self-veneration into social media gold and 1.4 million Instagram followers, is beginning to say goodbye to all that. At 55, she’s jettisoning the spoils of her internet age: selling some of her clothes and taking the first steps toward killing off her digital alter ego, A.d.R. On Saturday, Christie’s is to auction 30 of what the…

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South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go 'urgently'

South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign for the sake of the country. But despite the ANC’s top leadership deciding to “recall” him “urgently”, the scandal-hit Mr Zuma was still in power on Tuesday. He is expected to respond to the request on Wednesday, an official said. He had already told them he was willing to stand down in the next three to six months, the official added. Mr Zuma, who has been in power since 2009, has been dogged by corruption…

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West Brom news: Alan Pardew sets date for Jonny Evans to be sold if defender decides to leave club

West Brom boss Alan Pardew has set a deadline for the sale of Jonny Evans to avoid a last-gasp scramble.  Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United have all been linked with a move for the Northern Ireland international this month.  Albion are likely to need to sell skipper Evans, valued at £30million, to generate funds for new players who can aid their Premier League survival bid.  There have been tentative enquires but no concrete bids for the defender yet. Pardew lost Andy Carroll as Newcastle boss when the Magpies sold…

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Supreme Court decides on Scottish minimum alcohol pricing

The UK’s highest court will decide later whether Scotland can finally implement its policy of minimum pricing for alcohol. Legislation was approved by the Scottish Parliament five years ago but it has been tied up in court challenges amid claims it breaches European law. Ministers said a 50p-per-unit minimum would help tackle Scotland’s “unhealthy relationship with drink”. The Supreme Court appeal was brought by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). It said the policy was a “restriction on trade” and there were more effective ways of tackling alcohol misuse. Last year,…

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