Here are some simple icon designs. I like how easy clean they are and each one has a specific opening to it that allows the icon to be a part of the background. I also like how they are all see through and tie in well the background also.
This style of illustrative portraits would work well with this newspaper because of its simplicity. The simple illustrations combined with its very precise attention to detail creates a uniform yet stylised characterisation.
Beautiful, modern and professional but this homepage falls victim to being way too long again. Just because you can add as much information on a homepage as you want, doesn't mean you should! This needs to shortened up with some info placed in links.