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Orange celebrations as King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

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30/04/2013

Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people.At his investiture in Amsterdam’s 600-year-old Nieuwe Kerk, or New Church, the 46-year-old monarch swore an oath to uphold the Dutch constitution and stressed the need for unity at a time of economic crisis.
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Russian tourists help Hungary spa town flourish amid crisis

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30/04/2013

A former Soviet military airport in western Hungary where MIG fighter jets landed for decades when Hungary was under Soviet rule is now receiving a different type of Russian visitor – tourists arriving in charter flights.Locals have welcomed the new Russian “invasion” of tourists who fly into Sarmellek to head to the spa town Heviz, saying they have brought money, new jobs, and even boosted the moribund real estate market during a deep, economic downturn.
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Many in Muslim world want sharia as law of land

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30/04/2013

Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.Suicide bombing was mostly rejected In the study by the Washington-based Pew Forum, but it won 40 percent support in the Palestinian territories, 39 percent in Afghanistan, 29 percent in Eygpt and 26 percent in Bangladesh.
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Irish bid to bring diaspora home reviving tourism

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29/04/2013

Visits to Ireland by North Americans rose by 17 percent in the first quarter of the year, data show, a sign that a government-led campaign to lure visitors with Irish roots is reinvigorating tourism in the country as it emerges from financial crisis.A pickup in the job-rich tourist trade would help cut a 14 percent unemployment rate, one of Europe’s highest, although Ireland is relying mainly on exports to deliver a third year of modest growth as it looks to exit an EU/IMF bailout this year.
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Charity shelves opulent London hedge fund gala dinner

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29/04/2013

A lavish gala dinner that was a highlight of the London hedge fund industry’s social calendar and counted royalty among its guests has been quietly shelved.The ARK Gala Dinner, which started in 2002, cost as much as 10,000 pounds ($15,500) a ticket, with entertainment over the years ranging from singers Elton John and Prince to a giant mechanical elephant.
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Wines from elBulli, Adria dinner fetch nearly $1 million at N.Y. auction

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28/04/2013

Food lovers dug deep on Friday night and spent a total of more than $900,000 at an auction on pieces of Catalonia’s famed elBulli restaurant, from wines to cutlery to dinner with its head chef, Ferran Adria.The auction at Sotheby’s, featuring some 625 lots from the now-closed Michelin three-star temple of gastronomy had been estimated to take in about $750,000, but determined foodies drove the total to $913,605, the auction house said.
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Jewish women eye further court fight for Western Wall rights

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28/04/2013

Women seeking equal prayer rights at the Western Wall are planning a further challenge to Jewish Orthodox tradition at the site after a court ruling bolstered their cause, an activist said on Sunday.The Women of the Wall movement hopes to have its members read from a Torah (holy scriptures) scroll at the Jerusalem site, a ritual reserved under Orthodox practice for men only, when it holds its monthly prayer session there on May 10, according to Anat Hoffman, a leader of the group.
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Turkey’s leader hits a nerve over country’s “national drink”

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27/04/2013

If you are looking for one sure way to split public opinion in Turkey, just bring up the word alcohol.That is what Turkey’s often divisive prime minister did late on Friday when he pronounced that the national drink was not beer, nor the aniseed spirit raki – choice tipple of Turkey’s founding father – but the non-alcoholic yoghurt drink ayran.
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Twilight of the middle class?

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27/04/2013

It’s evening in America. That is the worrying news from the latest Heartland Monitor Poll, conducted quarterly and sponsored by the insurer Allstate and National Journal.The researchers made a striking finding: The U.S. middle class, long the world’s embodiment of optimism and upward mobility, today is telling a very different story.
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Victoria’s Secret Says Former Model Kylie Bisutti Was No Angel

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27/04/2013

Yesterday, a New York Post tell-all from former model-turned-author Kylie Bisutti created quite the stir. In it, Bisutti denounces the lingerie giant and says she quit being a Victoria’s Secret Angel because she found God. She even wrote a whole book about it: I’m No Angel: From Victoria’s Secret Model to Role Model, which hits shelves soon–hence the press push.
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Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by a phrase from a recent essay on advertising and social media,You Are the Product: As Taplin points out, that remark 'unwittingly revealed a previously unspoken truth: Facebook and Google are the new colonial powers.'

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash

Visa recently unveiled its own offensive in the war on cash. Visa is offering certain merchants a $10,000 reward if they refuse to accept cash in the future. Not surprisingly, Visa’s competitor is also part of the war on cash. Mastercard is increasing its efforts to encourage merchants to refuse cash. Here’s Bloomberg, quoting the CEO of Mastercard.

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Cleaning becomes a time-consuming buy a robot vacuum cleaner for $250

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