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Nordic skier Stavre Jada is Macedonia’s flag-bearer at Pyeongchang Olympics

Nordic skier Stavre Jada will be Macedonia’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea’s Pyeongchang. Alpine skier Antonio Ristevski and nordic skier Viktorija Todorovska are the other two Macedonian...
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After the ‘Nutella riots’ French supermarkets see ‘violent’ nappy rush (video)

French shoppers have proven that it’s not just cheap Nutella that will send them into hysteria. Discounted nappies work too, apparently, according to reports. After customers at a French supermarket went into a feeding frenzy over discounted...
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UAE reveals plans for world’s first ‘Space Hospital’ for astronauts

The United Arab Emirates is gearing up for another world-first – this time, in space. Plans for the Emirates Space Hospital were announced this week at the Arab Health conference being held in Dubai. The hospital will be aligned to the UAE...
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India has 21 million ‘unwanted’ girls due to preference for sons

Some 21 million girls in India are “unwanted” and receive fewer resources because their parents wanted a son, the government said, as analysts called for action to boost women’s earnings. The government’s annual economic survey, presented...
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Twelve camels disqualified from beauty pageant for using Botox

Twelve camels have been disqualified from Saudi Arabia’s annual camel beauty contest after judges found out they were given Botox to improve their features, Reuters reports. The contest is part of the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival taking...
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Bruno Mars sweeps Grammys (photo/video)

Bruno Mars was the absolute winner of this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony held in New York’s Madison Square Garden last night. The Hawaiian-born singer won six Grammy awards, including album of the year and record of the year for his 24K...
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Top 5 productivity tips for working from home

The Cloud has changed the way we do business. With more freedom and flexibility, businesses with employees working from home is becoming more and more common. While some studies show that working from home makes employees more productive, it...
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Roger Federer wins sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer won his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title with a five-set victory over Marin Cilic. The Swiss lost five games in a row as he dropped the fourth set but recovered to win 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 3-6 6-1. Federer, 36, becomes...
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Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood issue features two major fails (photo)

Movie award season is in full swing and with it comes the launch of Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood issue, The Independent writes. But, while most people’s gazes were seized by the star-studded line-up that included everyone from Nicole Kidman...
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Nutella discount sparks frenzy in France (video)

A supermarket chain’s decision to slash the price of Nutella has sparked frenzy in France. Videos posted online showed the chaos resulting from the discount on the popular nutty spread. The supermarket chain Intermarche started selling...