Month: November 2019

Scotland is superb at any time of year, but Chris Leadbeater finds that there’s even more than usual to celebrate today Scotland could not have picked a better patron saint than St Andrew. Never mind all the fishing in Lake Galilee, the turning up at the Last Supper, and all that other Bible stuff –
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The line of perspiring shoppers dying for some icy relief wraps around the corner of the Wicked Hi Slush stand at FarmLovers Farmers’ Markets on Oʻahu.  Patrons quench their thirst with the stand’s two signature offerings: a satisfying slush made of local fruit, ice and local honey and a warm welcome from co-founder Ashley Moran, who shines more radiantly
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(CNN) — The Hungarian State Opera House is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful buildings in Budapest, drawing in thousands of visitors each year. But its facade is currently obscured by scaffolding, leaving the impressive landmark almost unrecognizable. The Neo-Renaissance structure has been closed for the past 18 months due to extensive restoration and modernization
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Two weeks ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and China’s President Xi Jinping shook hands … [+] prior to their talks on the sideline of the 11th edition of the BRICS Summit, in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazil is now the leading supplier of soybeans to China and chicken to Russia, replacing the United States. ASSOCIATED PRESS
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