Category: Lifestyle
Health 20.06.24 | 11:50

Heat wave in Macedonia, Red Cross teams will patrol the center of the city and at the bus stations between 11 am and 4 pm, they will distribute water

The Red Cross of the city of Skopje is implementing measures to protect citizens from the announced extreme temperatures by developing an action plan. This plan includes field activities designed to address heat waves based on previous experiences. Mobile teams, consisting of doctors or paramedics, will...

Lifestyle 05.04.24 | 20:00

Cinematheque to show motion pictures from nations in the Visegrád Group

The Cinematheque is hosting ‘Visegrád Group Film Evenings,’ dedicated to the cinematic works of the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. Four films will be showcased from April 5–13. On April 5, the Czech comedy “Empties” (2007), directed by Jan Svěrák, will grace...

Life 18.03.24 | 23:31

Rose Hanbury breaks silence on Prince William affair rumors amid Kate Middleton speculation

Rose Hanbury has broken her silence about murmurs that she’s having an affair with Prince William. According to Business Insider, Hanbury said through her lawyers that the rumors “are completely false.” Hanbury, 40, who is a member of William and Kate Middleton’s inner circle, is in the spotlight...

Technology 04.03.24 | 18:29

Apple fined €1.8bn in EU for unfair competition in music streaming

The European Commission has imposed a €1.8 billion ($2 billion) fine on Apple for engaging in unfair competitive practices related to its music streaming service, Apple Music. This decision follows a complaint filed by Spotify. Margarethe Vestager, the EU competition chief, highlighted that Apple device...

Technology 05.01.24 | 21:05

Galaxy S24 battery and screen replacement costs revealed

After the European pricing of the Galaxy S24 series was leaked, some new information has come to light. Details about the pricing of some of its replacement parts might have been revealed. A Slovenian repair shop (Mobistekla) has listed the prices of several replacement parts for the Galaxy S24 series...

Technology 04.01.24 | 10:27

The Copilot key introduced by Microsoft marks the initial significant alteration to Windows keyboards in three decades

In 2024, Microsoft is making big changes to PC keyboards, introducing the Copilot key on new laptops and PCs. This key provides quick access to the AI-powered Windows Copilot, replacing the menu key introduced three decades ago. It’s set to debut on various devices from Microsoft’s partners...

Macedonia Health 27.11.23 | 13:07

Abdiu-Halili: Chapter 12 is crucial for the health of the populace; safe and wholesome food is the most vital factor

Abdiu-Halili: Chapter 12 is crucial for the health of the populace; safe and wholesome food is the most vital factor. In an opening speech before the European Commission in Brussels on Monday, Drita Abdiu-Halili, the State Secretary at the Secretariat for European Affairs and Deputy Chief Negotiator...

Lifestyle 25.10.23 | 13:05

AI-generated images of child sexual assault pose a threat that has the potential to take over the internet

Artificial intelligence’s “most concerning aspect” involves the generation of sexually explicit images involving children, posing a significant threat to internet integrity, as cautioned by experts. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has identified nearly 3,000 instances of AI-generated...

Macedonia Health 24.10.23 | 13:33

Blagica Zikova, from Shtip, gave birth to a quadruplet

Blagica Zikova from Shtip gave birth to three boys and one girl yesterday at the University Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics – Skopje.

Life 17.10.23 | 14:18

UNICEF emphasizes that education plays a pivotal role in breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty

On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which falls on October 17, UNICEF stressed the importance of Macedonia raising its investments in education. Currently, these investments lag significantly behind the EU average concerning their proportion of Gross Domestic Product....

Life 13.09.23 | 13:24

Apple Iphone 12 is forbidden in France

  French regulator ordered to Apples to stop sale  Iphone 12 due to electromagnetic radiation emission and ordered it to recall the phones. The French agency that regulates radio frequencies, ANFR, said testing showed the model emitted more electromagnetic waves susceptible to absorption by the...

Health 04.08.23 | 17:08

Alarm for cancerogenic Serbian potato chips

The Macedonian Agency for Food and Veterinary Services is conducting a state-wide control in search for cancerogenic Serbian potato chips, the Agency’s manager, Nikolche Babovski informed on Friday. The alarm was raised by the Croatian authorities who found extreme amounts of acrylamide in a batch...

Life 27.03.23 | 08:53

Cloudy with intermittent showers

Cloudy with intermittent showers. Some places will see thundestorms and heavy wind from the south in the afternoon. Strong gusts from the north in the evening and overnight will bring light snow to higher elevations. Lows will range between 3°C and 11°C and highs between 13°C and 19°C. Similar weather...

Life 25.03.23 | 20:18

Daylight Saving Time begins

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday (March 26), with the clock advancing one hour forward, i.e. from 02:00h to 03:00h. The decision on the daylight saving time was made by the Government at its session held on March 21. Daylight Saving Time will end on 29 October, when the clock will go back an hour,...

Life 20.03.23 | 12:59

First day of spring

Spring begins in the Northern Hemisphere at 22:24h on Monday, while autumn begins in the Southern Hemisphere. This year, spring will last 92 days, 17 hours and 33 minutes, that is, until June 21, 2022 at 16:57 h, when summer begins. The sun in Skopje rose today at 5:38 a.m. and will set at 5:46 p.m....

Health 10.03.23 | 13:31

‘Sober up jab’ could cure hangovers

Scientists are exploring if a “sobering up” injection could help people recover from the negative effects of alcohol, writes independent.co.uk. Researchers injected ‘drunk’ mice with a hormone called FGF21 (fibroblast growth factor 21), which is usually found in the liver. They found that mice...

Food 24.02.23 | 13:19

Macedonian zelnik ranked the 50th among the best pastry in the world

The world encyclopedia of traditional dishes “Taste Atlas” published a top list of the best pastry in the world. The Macedonian zelnik is ranked 50th on the list. From our neighborhood, in the top 20 are Bulgarian banitsa, Bosnian burek and zeljanica, Croatian cheese burek, Greek bougatsa,...

Life 23.02.23 | 12:27

The median age of the EU’s population is 44.4 years, in Macedonia 41.1

The median age of the EU’s population last year was 44.4 years, which is an increase of 2.5 years compared to 2012. In Macedonia, on the other hand, the median age is 41.1 years, and a decade earlier it was 36.4, Eurostat data show. Cyprus has the youngest population in the EU with an average of...

Health 22.02.23 | 15:28

HIF director doesn’t consider herself responsible for the cyber-attack, she didn’t say how much money the hackers demanded and whether it was paid

The director of the Health Insurance Fund, Magdalena Filipovska-Graskoska, does not feel morally responsible for the hacking of the system. Asked how much money the hackers demanded, Filipovska-Graskoska said “all questions are subject to investigation.” The other director, Faton Ahmeti,...

Health 22.02.23 | 12:44

In three years, instead of the promised 10, we got 5% salary increase, the ruling party ran the campaign on our backs, say healthcare workers who protested today

In three years, instead of the promised 10, we got a five percent salary increase, and the ruling party ran the election campaign on our backs. We demand an increase in wages and compliance with the changes in the minimum wage, say the healthcare workers who protested today during the break in front...

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