After a glorious weekend of sun and the sort of temperatures that mean the chance to finally dust off our summer wardrobe, it’s time to turn our attention to the news and gossip you may have missed while enjoying a momentary screen break.
Read on for our top watercooler-worthy stories from the past few days…
The EU referendum is getting closer, and to make sure we’re all #EURefReady, Twitter has hooked up with the Electoral Commission to create a topical new emoji set with ticks and ballot papers that will pop up whenever you deploy the hashtag. Find out more at Buzzfeed.
Perhaps of equal importance to some: the latest updated emoji set now includes a depiction of 2016’s greatest edible hit: the avocado. More emoji news over at Stylist.
Is it #RIPZigi? Gigi Hadid is playing happy families in the new Versace campaign, but not with (former?) squeeze Zayn Malik. Friday focused on split rumours for the stylish pair over at The Guardian.
Meet the ecomm girls. They might not be as well-known as their catwalk counterparts, but if you have a heavy online shopping habit you’ll be familiar with the models who regularly work the online world. You might be surprised what skills are most coveted – and which of the big supermodel names started out as internet sensations – find out more at The Telegraph.
Speaking of online shopping…remember Samantha and Amanda, AKA ‘Samanda’, the bubbly Big Brother twins who entertained us all on the series back in 2007? We’ve recently heard that one of the pair is now working behind the scenes at ASOS. Who’d have thunk it! More on this one at the Mirror.
June 6th 2016