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Camped in Calais, migrants renew resolve to try for England
At the makeshift camps near Calais and Dunkirk, migrants are digging in, waiting for their chance to make a dash across the English Channel despite the deaths of at least 27 people this week when their boat sank a few miles (kilometers) from the French coast.
Gig apps for a pandemic economy: Part time, no commitment
A breed of gig apps tailored for short-term work slots — from Stint to Instawork to Gigpro — is gaining popularity in the United Kingdom as well as in the United States as one response to the peculiar ways in which economies have been rebounding from the pandemic recession.
Famed Tiffany jewelry designer Elsa Peretti dead at age 80
FILE - Elsa Peretti, left, poses with designer Halston after a fashion show in New York on June 15, 1970. Famed jewelry designer Elsa Peretti, a formal Halston model turned Tiffany & Co. legend, is dead at age 80. According to a family statement, Peretti died Thursday night in her sleep at home in a small village outside Barcelona. “Elsa was not only a designer but a way of life,” Tiffany said in a statement Friday. In recognition of her work, Tiffany established the Elsa Peretti professorship in jewelry design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the first endowed professorship in the history of FIT.