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LAST_UPDATEFri, 20 Jan 2017 10pm

Hungary's Embattled Journalists Reeling After Paper Shut Down

Pic: The Sun Daily

HUNGARIAN journalist Gabor Bordas thought he had seen it all. Over the past two years he had walked away from two top online news sites in protest over political interference.

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Have You Ever Thought About Starting Your Own Business? SME Experts Share Their Tips

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At the age of 27 have you ever thought about starting your own business but never really do it because you were afraid of the risks involved or that you don’t know how to start or both?

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British Households Fail To Recycle A 'Staggering' 16m Plastic Bottles A Day

Pic: The Guardian

British households are failing to recycle as many as 16m plastic bottles every day – a “staggering” number and nearly half the total of more than 35m which are used and discarded daily – according to new research.

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Sleep Apnoea May Up Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

A study finds obesity increases the risk of sleep apnoea and diabetes. — AFP pic

TOKYO: Obstructive sleep apnoea is linked with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

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Protest Against Need For Vote On Australian Same-Sex Union

SYDNEY — Hundreds of supporters of same-sex marriage rallied in Australia yesterday against a government plan to hold a public vote on the issue, concerned it would cause an increase in anti-gay comments.

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‘Star Wars’ Identities’ Exhibition Set To Land In London In November

The exhibit has already toured eight cities across the world, including Montreal, Paris and Munich and will now take up residency in the UK at The O2 November 17, 2016 – September 3, 2017.

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Global Health: Longer Lives, More Lifestyle Disease

Life expectancy worldwide has jumped by a decade since 1980, rising in 2015 to 69 years for men and nearly 75 for women, according to a comprehensive overview of global health released Thursday.

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Solange Earns First Number One With Surprise Album

“A Seat at the Table,” in which Solange examines both the role of African American women and her own despair, debuted at number one on the US Billboard album chart for the week through Thursday, tracking service Nielsen Music said.

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Embark On A Sensorial Gourmet Journey

KUALA LUMPUR: If you’re hoping to be transported into some of the best kitchens in the world with new wine and international gourmet dining series, Michelin and Robert Parker Wine Advocate may just be the answer you’re searching for!

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Foodies Rejoice! A Dozen Washington Eateries Get Michelin Stars

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) honors Spanish-born chef and restauranteur Jose Andres with the Outstanding American by Choice award during a naturalization ceremony at the White House in Washington July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

The first-ever Michelin Guide for Washington selected a dozen restaurants for its coveted stars on Thursday in recognition of the U.S. capital's vibrant dining scene and chefs' use of local foods.

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