Jordan’s Queen Noor is facing claims of bullying from the former gardener to her estate in Berkshire, England.
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Amanda Hill filed a constructive dismissal and sex discrimination case at Reading Employment Tribunal, and today told the tribunal about the diva-like demands of the Queen.
Among them were growing mango and avocados on the estate even though they can’t flourish in English weather.
‘When I pointed out that it is not possible to grow these fruits...Read Full Story
A veteran of Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List International Hall Of Fame, Queen Noor of Jordan perfectly married '80s style and color blocking in this 1984 photo.
Her primary-hued blazer was from Yves Saint Laurent's Mondrian collection, where the designer paid tribute to abstractionist artist Piet Mondrian. Queen Rania's mother-in-law topped her asymmetrical look with large pearl button earrings, oversized sunglasses, and a simple white scarf -- proof that in the '80s, more was more. This...Read Full Story
Monday marked the beginning of the 30th annual International Arab Children’s Congress, taking place in Amman. Started by the late King Hussein in 1980, the Congress seeks to discuss and bring about solutions to global issues young people are facing.
The King’s widow, Queen Noor, was at the Congress’ opening ceremony which featured Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram, who is UNICEF’s regional goodwill ambassador to the Middle East and North Africa.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In a town known for famous moviemakers, Queen Noor of Jordan is something of an anomaly in Hollywood -- until you consider the movie she has helped make.Queen Noor, the widow of King Hussein of Jordan, sat down with a small group of reporters at a private luncheon on Friday to discuss the documentary, "Countdown to Zero" about nuclear bomb proliferation, which hits U.S. theaters in July.As founding leader of Global Zero, a movement aimed at phasing out nuclear weapons...Read Full Story
Ferret Theory XLI Friday, August 7, 1998 WhispersFerret friends: Eddie Verdon of Orangevale didn't seek any money for himself, he wants it understood. The self-proclaimed wildlife preservationist says he primarily wanted to help the North American black-footed ferret. Verdon also is -- or rather was -- a self-proclaimed fan of Budweiser beer. Inspired by Anheuser-Busch's television advertisements featuring a trio of frogs back in 1995, Verdon says he sent in ideas for ads featuring other...Read Full Story
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Queen Noor of Jordan, nee Lisa Halaby, is the widow of the late King Hussein of Jordan. Born and raised in America, Noor was King Hussein's fourth and final wife. She now champions a number of world peace organizations.