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Bulgarian town bans full-face veils worn by some Roma Muslims | Reuters

Apr 28, 2016

Bulgarian town bans full-face veils worn by some Roma Muslims | Reuters

SOFIA The central Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik banned the wearing of full-face veils in public on Wednesday in a move the local government said would prevent tension among communities and boost security. The ban, the first of its kind in the Balkan country, was backed from politicians across the political spectrum in the town of some 70,000 people, where wearing full-face veils had become common among some Muslim Roma women #Business #Islam #Europe #United Kingdom #Christianity #lifestyle
Death a shock; singer led clean lifestyle: Prince's lawyer

Apr 26, 2016

Death a shock; singer led clean lifestyle: Prince's lawyer

Prince's longtime lawyer called the death of the superstar a complete shock and said Monday that the singer lived a clean and healthy lifestyle, disputing suggestions that he had a drug addiction. #NewsTracker #Prince #lifestyle #Paisley Park #L Londell McMillan
Canadian PM Trudeau slips from political ring to boxing ring | Reuters

Apr 22, 2016

Canadian PM Trudeau slips from political ring to boxing ring | Reuters

NEW YORK Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed off his sparring skills outside the political ring on Thursday, lacing up a pair of boxing gloves for a workout during a trip to New York. Returning to the spotlight that accompanied his White House visit and "bromance" with U.S. President Barack Obama last month, Trudeau donned a red sleeveless top that revealed his large native Haida raven tattoo to spar at Gleason's in Brooklyn, a gym made famous by the likes of Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and "the Raging Bull" Jake LaMotta. #United States #India #science #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #lifestyle #article
Shakespeare more popular abroad than in Britain - YouGov poll | Reuters

Apr 19, 2016

Shakespeare more popular abroad than in Britain - YouGov poll | Reuters

LONDON On the 400th anniversary of his death, Shakespeare is more popular abroad than in Britain and makes a significant contribution to the UK’s prosperity and influence, according to a survey published on Tuesday. The British Council, which commissioned the YouGov survey of 18,000 people from 15 countries, said the results showed that internationally Shakespeare is widely known, liked and understood. #Books #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Entertainment #lifestyle #article
Shakespeare more popular abroad than in Britain - YouGov poll | Reuters

Apr 19, 2016

Shakespeare more popular abroad than in Britain - YouGov poll | Reuters

LONDON On the 400th anniversary of his death, Shakespeare is more popular abroad than in Britain and makes a significant contribution to the UK’s prosperity and influence, according to a survey published on Tuesday. The British Council, which commissioned the YouGov survey of 18,000 people from 15 countries, said the results showed that internationally Shakespeare is widely known, liked and understood. #Books #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Entertainment #lifestyle #article
District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smoking | Reuters

Apr 06, 2016

District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smoking | Reuters

WASHINGTON Smoking marijuana in public or in clubs was banned permanently on Tuesday by the District of Columbia's city council, reversing course for a second time. #markets #Crime #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #lifestyle
Australian govt commits to gay marriage vote this year if it wins election | Reuters

Mar 06, 2016

Australian govt commits to gay marriage vote this year if it wins election | Reuters

The Australian government said on Sunday it will hold a public vote on same-sex marriage later this year if it wins re-election. The decision comes a day after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull brushed aside criticism from staunchly conservative elements of his Coalition government to attend Sydney's annual gay Mardi Gras parade. Attorney-General George Brandis said legislation would be pushed through parliament before the end of the year if the government voted in favour of approving gay marriage. #Business #Technology #Middle East #United Kingdom #lifestyle
Spanish princess tells fraud trial her husband handled all expenses | Reuters

Mar 04, 2016

Spanish princess tells fraud trial her husband handled all expenses | Reuters

MADRID Spain's Princess Cristina told her tax fraud trial on Thursday she had no knowledge of financial matters and her husband handled all their accounts. King Felipe's 50-year-old sister, the first member of the royal family to stand in the dock, said she believed her husband Inaki Urdangarin was also innocent, in a case that has tapped into public anger over high-level corruption #Economy #Middle East #Argentina #opinion #lifestyle
Did you know decline in memory, unhealthy feeling can predict early death too?

Feb 29, 2016

Did you know decline in memory, unhealthy feeling can predict early death too?

Psychological factors such as decline in memory or just feeling unhealthy are also likely to elevate the risk of early death mortality rate. #Health #lifestyle #Mortality #mortality rate #memory decline #mortality risk #unhealthy feeling
Zika infection may cause stillbirth, loss of brain tissue - report | Reuters

Feb 26, 2016

Zika infection may cause stillbirth, loss of brain tissue - report | Reuters

CHICAGO A case study of a stillborn baby whose Brazilian mother was infected with Zika raises suspicions that the virus may be capable of doing more damage to fetal tissue than previously thought, researchers said on Thursday. The study showed the baby's brain was absent, a condition known as hydranencephaly. Instead of tissue, the brain cavities were filled with fluid #Health #Argentina #Latin America #lifestyle #article