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Celtic fined €10,000 by UEFA over pitch invader against Paris Saint-Germain

Monday, October 23, 2017 Celtic have been fined €10,000 (around £8,900) after a one-man pitch invasion against Paris Saint-Germain. UEFA’s disciplinary body has handed out the punishment after a fan ran on and aimed a kick at PSG striker Kylian Mbappe during Celtic’s 5-0 Champions League defeat at Parkhead on September 12. The supporter was taken away by stewards after failing to make contact with the teenage forward. The supporter, 21-year-old John Hatton, was later sentenced to community service after admitting assault and behaviour likely to incite public disorder during an…

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Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi facing corruption probe over World Cup media rights

PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi with world record signing Neymar Thursday, October 12, 2017 The office of the Swiss attorney general has opened criminal proceedings against Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi and former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke in relation to World Cup media rights. The new proceedings have arisen from an ongoing investigation into Valcke for alleged acts of “criminal mismanagement” concerning the awarding of World Cup media rights to certain countries. In a statement, the Swiss attorney general said the new proceedings involved suspected cases of bribery, fraud and…

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The Top 10 Moments of Paris Fashion Week

Two Designers Made a Splash in Paris Gifts are often left on front row seats at fashion shows for guests. Rarely, however, are they placed on every seat. And they are never black hooded plastic rain ponchos, with the name of a designer across the back. Such was the case at Rick Owens on Thursday evening. For his eerie, water-soaked show at the Palais du Tokyo, overlooking the banks of the Seine, models dressed in strange silhouettes that resembled alien cocoons and took a trip through fountain mists. The seated…

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Stella McCartney accused of cultural appropriation at Paris Fashion Week show

It seems we can’t go in for another round of fashion month without a designer being called out for cultural appropriation.  The latest is Stella McCartney, whose collection shown at Paris Fashion Week has been accused of exploiting African culture with the designer’s use of an Ankara print.  Stella McCartney’s show at Paris Fashion Week.  Photo: AAP Plenty of people on social media were frustrated that this conversation was happening again, without much changing. Others questioned whether appropriate credit had been given to African designers. Photo gallery Street style and…

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Paris Fashion Week: From Cheryl to Dame Helen

Paris Fashion Week has seen stars on the red carpet – and in the audience – as designers reveal their latest collections. But it was a certain shoe that got everyone talking. Designer platform Crocs, anyone? Looking the spitting image of her mother Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber walked the runway for the Saint Laurent show at the start of Paris Fashion Week. The 16-year-old also appeared in the Valentino show – with her mum, dad and brother on hand for support – and at Isabel Marant. Another star on the…

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Helen Mirren, Jane Fonda walk for L'Oreal at Paris Fashion Week

Helen Mirren and Jane Fonda have hit the runway at Paris Fashion Week. The actresses (aged 72 and 79, respectively) were the stars of the L’Oreal show on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday. Actress Helen Mirren wears a creation for L’Oreal Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Sunday, Oct .1, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu) Photo: AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu The show was a first for the beauty brand, showcasing over 70 hair and makeup looks on some of their celebrity ambassadors. Both actresses have a history with the French beauty brand. Fonda has…

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In Paris, a New Museum to Celebrate Yves Saint Laurent

On Thursday a new jewel of a museum is to be celebrated in an elegant 19th-century mansion here. The great and the good of the city are expected to attend: political heavyweights, actresses such as Catherine Deneuve and Charlotte Gainsbourg, designers like Alber Elbaz and Anthony Vaccarello, creative director at Yves Saint Laurent. But the man whose dream it was will not be there. Pierre Bergé, a former chief executive of Yves Saint Laurent, died Sept. 8 at the age of 86. This fall his last monumental projects are finally…

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