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Brazil reopens its most famous landmarks, including Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain

Some of Rio de Janeiro’s most recognisable tourism attractions have reopened to visitors.Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer and the Rio Star reopened on Saturday after being closed for five months.New safety measures are in place at each of the landmarks in Brazil’s most visited c


All the Props You Need to Elevate Your At-Home Yoga Practice

With gyms and fitness studios closed across the country due to social distancing regulations, we’ve gotten used to the art of at-home workouts. And honestly, you can have just as good of a workout from the comfort of your home than you can at a gym. And one of the best and easiest at-home ex


A-level results: 'Huge mess' as exams appeal guidance withdrawn

The exams regulator is reviewing its guidance on how to appeal against A-level and GCSE grades using mock exam results - hours after publishing it. On Saturday Ofqual set out what constituted a "valid" mock exam for students appealing against A-level results in England. But the regulator has now


Texas testing drops as schools reopen, prepare for football

 Anyone can get a coronavirus test at the CentroMed clinic in San Antonio, but on a recent day, the drive-thru was empty. Finally two masked people in a maroon SUV pulled straight on through with no wait. With hundreds of deaths reported each day, students returning to class and football tea


Google launches new tools to help users plan travel during the pandemic

Google has launched a set of new tools to help users get up-to-date travel information. Recognising that the impact of the pandemic can vary widely from country to country, Google has started providing pandemic-specific information about flights, hotels and destinations for those looking to book


Philly Cheesesteak Recipe

About Philly Cheesesteak Recipe: Philadelphia, the city in the East Coast of United States is the place where the legendary Cheesesteak originated. This humble long bread roll filled with sautéed meat and melted cheese, topped with some onions, ketchup, mustard and hot or sweet peppers has


UK removes France from its list of 'safe' destinations

The UK has reimposed a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from France after the country recorded a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases. From Saturday at 4 a.m. GMT, anyone arriving in the UK from France will have to self-isolate for two weeks or risk being fined up to $1,200. The decision was made after


Five of the world's most bike-friendly cities as Dubai prepares to improve bicycle infrastructure

Bicycle might not be the first mode of transport that springs to mind when trying to navigate your way around Dubai, but that is all about to change.As part of the objectives of Dubai Vision 2021, the emirate is set to introduce new road safety laws and infrastructure to become cycle-friendly.Shei


London’s beloved Arts Club opens in Dubai

DUBAI - The coronavirus disease pandemic hasn’t delayed the opening of London’s esteemed Arts Club’s first international outpost in Dubai. Located in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) in a building designed by Foster & Partners, the club’s first internatio


Red Sea cruise ships to set sail from Saudi Arabia on Aug.27

Cruise ships will set sail from the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Aug. 27, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday.The ships are part of the Saudi Tourism Authority’s (STA) efforts to highlight the Red Sea’s tourist treasures.The cruise ships will have a numb


Greek town bets on slow tourism to overcome virus

Yannis Yovanos scans the waters of the Ambracian Gulf with his binoculars for dolphins shooting into the air before curving back down into the sea. His early warnings prompt just a dozen tourists on the deck of Yovanos’ small boat to scramble for their smartphones, hoping to secure a snap of


Saudi Arabia's Princess Nourah University opens admissions for animation, photography degrees

The College of Arts and Design at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU) announced the introduction of two new programs in animation and photography in the new academic year on Sunday. The decision was made in response to the needs of the Saudi labor market and falls in line with the g


‘Work It’ playfully explores ambition through music and dance

Laura Terruso’s “Work It” — one of Netflix’s better releases in the recent months of the pandemic — centers on a young woman’s dream to get into the college that her late father attended. The charming film has an easy pace and, despite its predictable nature


Havana, the 'Paris of the Caribbean,' Gets its own Eiffel Tower

Havana was once dubbed the “Paris of the Caribbean” for its beautiful architecture, vibrant arts scene, and flourishing nightlife. Now it even has its own Eiffel Tower. The illuminated four-meter (13-ft) high replica by Cuban blacksmith Jorge Enrique Salgado lights up a corner of the


Parents and teachers must work together to protect students from COVID-19

When it comes to safely reopening schools, there's valid cause for concern."We're a bit in uncharted territory, because we haven't had to reopen schools in the context of a pandemic," said Dr. Dan H. Barouch, director of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Center for Virology and Vaccine Resear


UK PM says schools must open in September

 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic and moral imperative and insisted they would be able to operate safely despite the ongoing threat from the pandemic.His comments follow a study earlier this month which warned that Britain risks a s


Instant noodles: three chef-approved ways to turn packet ramen into a semi-fancy meal

You'll find packets of instant noodles in most kitchen cabinets – and while you may be tempted to write them off as a quick fix, thanks to these tips from some top chefs in the UAE, you can quickly convert them into a gourmet, restaurant-worthy meal that'll impress any dinner guest. Indomie


Children Walk back to School in Gaza after Five-Month Shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of children walked through the streets of the Gaza Strip on Saturday to return to classes after five months of shutdown - though authorities said they were ready to close schools again if coronavirus cases spike. Pupils mingled freely before heading into playgrounds for roll



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