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Cheval Collection announces London expansion

A boutique collection of luxury apartments set to open in the heart of Kensington; expanding Cheval’s portfolio in Kensington WebDesk: [London, 21 st January 2021] Cheval Collection, the luxury hospitality company currently with serviced apartments across London and Edinburgh, has announced expansion in London as part of a long-term strategic vision for growth. From Spring 2021, Cheval Collection will have...

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British royal family releases first official photographs of Prince Louis

LONDON: Britain’s royal family released the first two official photographs of newly born Prince Louis on Sunday, one of which shows him being held by his sister Princess Charlotte, aged three. Louis, who is fifth in line to the British throne, was born on April 23 weighing 8lbs 7oz (3.83 kg). Both the photographs were taken at Kensington Palace by...

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Eat less saturated, trans fats to curb heart disease: WHO

GENEVA: Adults and children should consume a maximum of 10 percent of their daily calories in the form of saturated fat such as meat and butter and one percent from trans fats to reduce the risk of heart disease, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The draft recommendations, the first since 2002, are aimed at reducing non-communicable diseases, led...

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Penpix of the key figures at the royal wedding

Here are brief profiles of the main participants at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: PRINCE HARRY Groom, 33. Aged 12, his mother Diana's death shook Harry, who became a wild child in his youth. After a decade in the army and two tours in Afghanistan, the prince is a more settled character. He is now devoted to...

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Pigeon pie anyone? Thai town hosts cook-off of culled birds

A Thai district chief has clipped the wings of his town's pigeon population by paying residents to trap the birds and organising a cook-off to build support for the cull. The campaign to go after hundreds of thousands of pigeons started earlier this week in a district of Lop Buri province - a region better known for its monkey menace....

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Smoking raises lifetime risk of irregular heart rate

Smoking and alcohol consumption increases the lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, that can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure, and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal The BMJ, showed that among individuals aged 55 years or older, the overall lifetime risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) was...

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Indian groom killed at wedding by celebratory gunfire

Indian police on Tuesday arrested a man accused of killing a bridegroom when he marked his friend's wedding with gunfire, the latest in a grim series of marriage celebrations gone wrong. A video of Sunil Verma, 25, being hit in the chest late Sunday as he performed wedding rituals has gone viral on Indian social media. The footage shows a...

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French museum’s collection mostly fake, but is it the only one?

Over decades, the small museum of Elne in southern France built up a collection of works by local painter Etienne Terrus, mostly oil and watercolours of the region's distinctive landscapes and buildings. But what was once a source of pride has turned to embarrassment after 60 percent were found to be fakes, providing a lesson about the dangers of buying...

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Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps ‘church’ for ‘toilet’

Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for "church" and "toilet", causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation. The advertisement, intended as a primer in the iTaukei (Fijian) language for international visitors, translated "vale ni lotu" as toilet. It actually means house of worship, or church, and the mistake angered many, including...

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Qawwali fighting to survive in Pakistan after Amjad Sabri´s death

Nearly two years after Pakistan´s foremost qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was gunned down in Karachi, the devotional music of Sufi mystical sect is struggling to survive, as fears of sectarianism and modern pressures slowly drown out its powerfully hypnotic strains. Thousands poured into the streets near Sabri´s family home after his death for his funeral, a rare public display of...

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Around 1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan in 2017

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan saw an increase in tourism due to an improved law and order situation in the country as 1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan in 2017. According to APP, domestic travellers increased 30 per cent, according to Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), while Jovago, the top hotel booking and e-commerce site in Pakistan claimed hotel bookings increased by 80-90 per...

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Karachi’s most popular food street ‘Do Darya’ shutting down soon

Web Desk: The most famous food street of Karachi 'Do Darya' located around Arabian Sea to be shut down after Ramadan in June, sources informed Newsone. According to details, in 2010, the restaurants entered a licensing agreement with DHA, the agreement, which was for a period of two years, later some restaurants obtained a stay order from the Sindh High...

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It’s a boy: Kate, wife of UK’s prince William, gives birth

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, wife of UK’s Prince William, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday, the couple’s third child, her husband’s office said. The boy, the couple’s second son, weighed 8 lbs 7oz and William was present for the birth. “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members...

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Kate Middleton in early stages of labor with third child

LONDON: Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William, was admitted to hospital on Monday to give birth to the couple’s third child and the latest member of Britain’s royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as the couple are officially known, drove from their home Kensington Palace in central London to St Mary’s Hospital in west London where their...

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Before falling for Meghan Markle, Prince had many girlfriends

Before he fell for American actress Meghan Markle, Britain´s Prince Harry, 33, had several other girlfriends. Here are some of the women who reportedly had a chance of becoming a princess. First love, Chelsy Davy Harry met Davy, the Zimbabwean-born daughter of a millionaire safari operator, in 2004 when he travelled to South Africa after school. She studied in Cape...

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Malaysian critic slammed for saying people above 60kgs shouldn’t attend fashion shows

A Malaysian fashion critic sparked uproar Wednesday after saying people weighing over 60 kilogrammes should not attend fashion shows as other guests would find it uncomfortable to sit next to their supposedly bulky bodies. "If you weigh more than 60kg, please don´t attend fashion events," Zaihani Mohamad Zain, a regular fixture at catwalk shows in Malaysia and a celebrity stylist,...

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‘Pakistan Land and Life’ celebrates country’s rich culture

ISLAMABAD: A pictorial exhibition ‘Pakistan Land and Life’ celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Pakistan. The 50 photographs put on display capture landscape, folk heritage, traditional architecture, and routine life in Pakistan. The exhibition, showcasing the work of photographer Sharjeel Anzar, is being held at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). Speaking at the inauguration of the...

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