Miranda Bryant

News and features writer based in New York
Miranda.L.Bryant [at] gmail.com

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Good vibrations? Where mindfulness meets clean eating
At New York's "high-vibration" restaurant abcV, pretty much everything on the menu is made from plants. To my right, a group of millennial women nurse wine glasses filled, not...
Planned Parenthood head: healthcare bill is 'devastating' for women
Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards gave a damning verdict on the Republicans' healthcare bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Thursday, claiming: "Being a woman is...
Solange tells fans to hand in phones before concert to create ‘radical intimacy’
While some musicians politely ask fans to put down their phones and pay attention, Solange Knowles went a step further. Beyoncé’s younger sister, pictured, confiscated all...

NEWS

1984 on Broadway considers getting a nurse in for queasy audiences
Producers are considering recruiting a nurse for the hit stage adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 because so many theatregoers have been taken ill during performances -...
London medic launches Syria health appeal
The London doctor behind the world's first crowdfunded hospital today warned of a "catastrophic humanitarian situation" in Syria as she launched a campaign to provide healthcare...
We can teach London how to clean up toxic air, says Mexico City chief
Rooftop gardens, bicycle rental as a serious commute option and mandatory vehicle emission tests could help bring down London's toxic air pollution levels, according to Mexico...
Hunker down at home in these hectic times, says White Co founder
Founder of The White Company Chrissie Rucker said that more people were seeking sanctuary in their homes during "hectic" times
Letter from New York: Trump divides opinion as tensions bubble below surface
Outside Trump Tower, the New York home of America's divisive president, it is back to business as usual - on the surface at least. In the absence of Donald Trump, who has not...
Times Square crash: CCTV shows car plough into pedestrians
The driver who mowed down dozens of pedestrians in New York's Times Square, killing one and injuring 22, told police he was "hearing voices" and that "God made me do it", it was...
Met Gala guests have designs on most bonkers outfits yet
From Beyonce's figure-hugging latex ball gown to Cara Delevingne's fake tattoos and Madonna's now infamous buttocks-exposing dress, the Met Gala red carpet is known for its...
Kate Hudson says it would be a "huge step forward" if America had a female leader
INTERVIEW: Kate Hudson plays two rival election candidates in a new calendar - but when it comes to the US presidential race, her loyalties are far from divided. The...
Photographer Alison Jackson sends 'Donald Trump' to Times Square
The British artist told Daily Mail Online that the key to impersonating the Republican presidential candidate is his foundation shade and unruly quiff Alison sent a lookalike, a...
Lord Sugar: We should all move to China if Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM
EXCLUSIVE: Lord Sugar dealt a fresh blow to Jeremy Corbyn today, saying "we should all move to China" if the new Labour leader ever becomes Prime Minister. The star of TV's The...
Snapchat does not encourage child sexting, says founder
EXCLUSIVE: A co-founder of Snapchat has denied that his app encourages children to exchange explicit photographs on their phones. CEO Evan Spiegel said users were more likely to...
FEMAIL tests meatless Impossible Burger that claims to taste like beef
The Impossible Burger, which contains no meat, went on sale for the first time ever in a restaurant in Manhattan, New York, on Wednesday Impossible Foods, which has raised $180...
Dizzee Rascal: Black, white, we'd all fight...
INTERVIEW: Dizzee Rascal today called for greater investment in the capital's youth clubs as he told of the crucial role they played in transforming him from an ordinary...
Eddie Redmayne 'hugely excited' to star in Harry Potter spin-off
INTERVIEW: Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne says he is "hugely delighted" at being cast in the forthcoming Harry Potter spin-off - and described JK Rowling as a "genius". The...
Elijah Wood says 'nothing replaces old-fashioned story-telling'
INTERVIEW: Elijah Wood has told of the importance of "old-fashioned story telling" as The Lord of The Rings star warned of the dangers of becoming too immersed in technology....
Divorcees of dance: Thiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez say they are 'working together better than...
Royal Ballet star Thiago Soares says his 13-year professional relationship with fellow principal Marianela Nuñez is still going strong - despite their divorce. The dancers are...
Live music streaming service Boiler Room founder: 'I want to reinvent music TV'
The Londoner behind a successful live streaming service has told how he hopes to "reinvent music tv" for younger generations after turning a hobby into a global phenomenon....
Royal Ballet's Marianela Nuñez: Dancing with my husband happens naturally...we understand each other
Many couples might find working, training and living with their partner too intense. But Marianela Nuñez, one half of the Royal Ballet's golden couple, has revealed that...
London 2012 Olympics: I carried the Olympic flame
"When you carry the torch you are the only person in the world carrying the Olympic flame," an official reminded me as I got on the bus with 10 other torchbearers in the...

FEATURES

How A Move To New York Made This Brit Realise We Don't Take Mental Health Seriously
The doctor gave me a pamphlet with a phone number on that I could call to see if I would qualify to speak to a therapist. But the idea of having to make the same revelation...
Why is there a Roy Lichtenstein boat on a lake in rural Vermont? | LOVE
Our New York Dork investigates.
Does cupping really work? FEMAIL tests out the Olympic favorite
After swimmer Michael Phelps and other Team USA athletes arrived in Rio covered in big purple circular marks, cupping has been a hot topic The ancient Chinese technique, which...
Remembering those lost in the Boxing Day tsunami 2004: My mum and dad both died on this beach
When the Indian Ocean tsunami hit the village of Lhok Nga 10 years ago this Boxing Day, it took almost everything with it. In the devastation caused by the 20-metre wave, less...
FEMAIL tests New York's latest fitness trend: the 'museum workout'
The Museum Workout is a new performance work created by dance company Monica Bill Barnes & Company for MetLiveArts Participants are encouraged to jog, power-walk and stretch...
Tsunami 10th Anniversary: "The tsunami swept away my parents and village"
Desi Yustina tenderly points to two tiny postage stamp-sized photographs tucked into a frame on the wall and says: "These are the only pictures I have of my parents."

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