The first Pakistani model for the 159-year-old British luxury fashion house Burberry is set to walk the runway —- another first for five-year-old Laila Naim —- for Pakistan’s very own master couturier Ali Zeeshan on Thursday at the Saachi Gallery in Chelsea, London. Laila, who is based in London, has won audiences’ hearts with her adorable campaign for Burberry, and has been featured in fashion magazines such as Red, Marie Claire, and Tatler. She will join supermodels like Kate Moss and Cara Delevigne, and actress Emma Watson. (dailytimes.com.pk)
2. Marks & Spencer adds Vitamin D to bread products High-street giant Marks & Spencer is the first U.K. store to add vitamin D to its entire bread range of products in an effort to curb the rise of the childhood illness rickets, which leads to soft bones and deformities. In the last 10 years, cases of rickets had quadrupled from 190 to 833 among children under 16 years old. The rise of rickets is attributed to kids staying indoors, more often playing with gadgets than engaging in an activity. Safe sun exposure is still the most excellent way to get natural vitamin D, but it can also be acquired through diet. Two slices of the vitamin E-enriched bread will provide a child’s 15 percent daily requirement. (mirror.co.uk)
3. Cyberbullying less stressful than real-life bullying A new study suggests that cyberbullying may be somewhat easier for young people to endure than traditional real time bullying. The study, which was published in the journal Psychology of Violence, made this theory since cyberbullying stayed online as opposed to real-life bullying that can sometimes result to injuries. But researchers from the University of Hampshire stressed that children who experience both forms of bullying are affected the most. The study involved children between 10 and 20 years old, and were mostly female. (health.unnews.com)
4. Princess Charlotte’s baptism announced The newest Royal baby will be christened in the same church the late Princess Diana, her grandmother, was baptized. Kensington Palace announced on Friday, June 5, that Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana will be baptized on July 5 at the St. Mary Magdalene’s Church on Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham estate. It is on the same vast property where the baby’s parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have their 10-bedroom home, and also where Princess Di was born. Princess Charlotte will wear a family heirloom christening gown, like her brother Prince George. (people.com)
5. McDonald’s Philippines introduces Happy Meet Happy, the fastfood chain's animated mascot. Happy is a fun-loving McDonald’s character who will bring fun and excitement to every Happy Meal. Get to meet him on your next visit at McDonald's branches.
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