Qatar authorities charge woman for allegedly dumping baby in airport bathroom

Authorities in Qatar say they have identified a woman who allegedly dumped her newborn baby in a bathroom bin at Doha Airport, which sparked the “disturbing” strip search of Australian travellers.

Prosecutors said the woman was an “Asian national” and “convict” who allegedly left Qatar after her newborn baby was found at the airport last month.

She has been charged with attempted murder, however authorities are still in the process of arresting her, according to the ABC.

The newborn girl was found alive and taken into medical care in Doha, authorities said.

Police said DNA testing had also identified the child’s father but he has not been charged.

The mother allegedly texted him to say she was abandoning the baby before she left the country.

Sex and childbirth outside marriage is illegal in Qatar, as in much of the Middle East.

The discovery of the child at Doha’s Hamad International

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Is this house under a convent in Israel the boyhood home of Jesus?

“You’re not going to find an inscription saying this is the house of Jesus,” Ken Dark admits, but the professor of archaeology and history at England’s Reading University believes there’s a strong case to be made for the house he’s been studying for 14 years.

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a close up of a stone wall: The entrance to a 1st-century home, located under the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, Israel, believed by archaeologist Professor Ken Dark to be the boyhood home of Jesus Christ. / Credit: K.R. Dark

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The entrance to a 1st-century home, located under the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, Israel, believed by archaeologist Professor Ken Dark to be the boyhood home of Jesus Christ. / Credit: K.R. Dark

The house in question, or what’s left of it, can be found underneath the Sisters of Nazareth convent in central Nazareth, Israel. It’s near the famous Church of the Annunciation, the spot where many Christians believe the angel Gabriel informed Mary that she would have a child.

The building has been dated to the first century AD and, according to Professor Dark,

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Designer Profile: Interior designer Marea Clark

Interior design and style courses through Marea Clark’s veins. The principal of Marea Clark Interiors comes from a family of residential designers and Clark worked for a variety of prestigious firms before launching her own business several years ago.

Her uncle is an architect and a professor at her alma mater, the University of Kentucky, and her aunt is an interior designer as well. Clark did an internship with her aunt in college before graduating and moving out west to work for designers like Madeline Stuart in Los Angeles and Suzanne Tucker in San Francisco.

Her portfolio includes interiors from Palo Alto to Southampton, and she’s a mother to two children. In this interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, Clark talks about her background, her design philosophy and what she does to unwind.

Q: What’s your design philosophy?

A: My design philosophy is about the process and collaboration and client.

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Work from home until April if possible, PM tells England’s workers

The government has told all workers in England they should work from home, if possible, until April 2021 as part of a move to a stricter tier system that is likely to be a further blow to businesses reliant on commuters in city centres.

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Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson on Monday confirmed that under every tier of new restrictions, workers in England who can work from home should continue to do so. The rules under the new three-tier system will last until at least the end of March if voted through by parliament.

The government’s 64-page Covid-19 winter plan suggested working from home was one of the three key areas highlighted by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage). The other policies apparently suggested by Sage included closing pubs that do not serve food in tier 2 areas and closing all hospitality venues in

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21 Blue Wedding Flowers for Your “Something Blue”

The age-old adage “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” is a beloved wedding tradition even to this day. No matter your wedding style or design, there is a way to incorporate a hint of blue into your big day. One of our favorites? Blue wedding flowers. “Adding tones of blue to your wedding color palette is an elegant way to create something timeless,” says floral designer Erice McNeff.

From hydrangea to hyacinth, there’s a plethora of flowers to consider if you’re opting for floral arrangements in shades of blue. “French blue is the tone most naturally found in nature, and it’s a color that will never go out of style,” shares McNeff. Hanging installations, bridesmaids’ bouquets, and even a corsage all hold endless possibilities when it comes to design direction. “It’s also a color that can lend itself to a variety of color palettes; most obviously it suits

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The Red Roof by TAA Design named architecture project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020

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The Red Roof by TAA Design has won the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture project of the year. The house in Vietnam “invents a new typology, which addresses issues we face in the world today, where the urban is spilling into the rural,” said judge Sally Mackereth.

Announced at the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture show, this private home located in a small Vietnamese village won the prestigious architecture project of the year award, as well as being named rural house of the year.

There were 1,455 entries for the architecture categories at this year’s Dezeen Awards, which is sponsored by Allermuir, V1, LSA, Hem and Grohe. Of these, 64 were shortlisted by our jury of 25 leading figures from the world of architecture.

The winners of the interiors categories will be announced on 24 November and the design winners will be unveiled on 25 November from 4:00pm-5:00pm

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Got Curb Appeal? 15 Simple Ways To Enhance A Home’s Attractiveness

When selling your house, you want to maximize its value and appeal to attract potential buyers. While interior upgrades and renovations can drive up your home value, an unfinished outside might put people off from looking inside. Conversely, prioritizing certain aspects of the exterior and your property can enhance the attractiveness of your home before prospective buyers even set foot inside.

To help, we asked the members of Forbes Real Estate Council to share tips for improving the curb appeal of a home. Whether you’re an agent, a broker or a homeowner, these 15 simple tips can help visually enhance a property and draw in buyers.

1. Reduce The Look of Deferred Maintenance 

While many may think increasing curb appeal has to do with a home’s beauty,

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This Design Director Is Bringing Awareness to the Architecture of Deafness

Today, Mansfield heads MASS’s Deaf Space design portfolio as well as its Restorative Justice Design Lab. The subjects in his current work queue range from deafness and memorialization in Deaf schools, a publication on hospital architecture and colonialism, and projects that, as Mansfield puts it, “illuminate and spatialize the trauma, injustice, and racism of mass incarceration.”

Simultaneously, he has spent the past three years documenting the architecture and landscape design of 50 of the world’s Deaf schools, with sidebar visits to Deaf clubs and other community spaces. Supported by the Graham Foundation and the Library of Congress, Mansfield is turning this research into the Deaf Space Archive, which explores both architecture’s impact on the Deaf experience and the impact of deafness on space design.

A rendering showing MASS Design Group’s submission for a design competition to rethink the campus of Gallaudet University.

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The archive stands to benefit

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25 Great Buys On Furniture, Home Decor, Kitchen Essentials, and More

Wayfair is known as the place to go when you want to score nice furniture and home goods at an affordable price. And, like plenty of other online retailers, the company is kicking off holiday sales early with the Wayfair Black Friday Early Access Sale.

The onli is continually adding a slew of new discounted products and will release even more on Thursday, November 26 (aka Thanksgiving). That sale will run through Monday, November 30. You’ll also score free shipping on all orders of $35 or more. Basically, there are a lot of ways to save big on furniture, outdoor gear, kitchen essentials, and home decor.

Tip: Bookmark this page and check back daily for Wayfair Black Friday updates. For more, see our guide to the best Black Friday sales and deals.

Wayfair’s Best Black Friday Deals on Furniture

Wayfair’s Best Black Friday Deals on Kitchen Appliances and

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Implementing a Staged Approach to Evolutionary Architecture

Key Takeaways

  • Plan using Risk and Cost Based Architecture for evolution
  • Prepare a continuous integration approach to facilitate evolutionary architecture
  • Define architecture fitness functions and map them across the system
  • Track execution using monitors and feedback mechanisms to enable team actions
  • Several software tools and dashboards exist that can help plan, monitor, and validate your architecture as it evolves


Traditionally, software architecture and design phases have been considered as initial phases. In this approach, the architecture decisions were considered valid for the entire life of the system. With the wisdom of ages and in reaction to industry transformations, we have started to see architecture as evolving. This evolution necessitates a different set of approaches in the direction of continuous planning, facilitating via continuous integration, dashboards, and tools, thus providing guide rails for systems to evolve. This article focuses on these approaches and tools to

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