Business

In Cuba, A Peso Isn’t Always A Peso

As President Obama pays the first visit to Cuba by a U.S. president in 88 years, the Cuban people are experiencing a mix of excitement and trepidation at what renewed relations will mean. After decades of relative economic isolation, Cuba is opening to more investment and trade, including from the U.S. As political and business […]

Tech

Where to watch the live stream for today’s Apple smaller iPhone event

unnamed1 Apple is holding an event today in Cupertino, and the company is planning once again to live stream the event. At 10 AM PT (1 PM ET, 5 PM GMT, 6 PM CET), you’ll be able to watch the event on all Apple devices. If you have a new Apple TV, you can download the Apple Events app in the App Store. It lets you stream today’s event and rewatch old events. Old Apple TV users can just turn… Read More

Entertainment

North Korean CCTV video shows US student doing crime that got him sentenced to 15 years of hard labour

North Korea recently released CCTV footage showing American student Otto Warmbier ripping down a propaganda banner – a crime that got him arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard … Read more

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Lifestyle

Significant Digits For Monday, March 21, 2016

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. We’re trying out a new approach, with fewer news items but more detail, so please bear with us. 16 percent That’s the current “diversion rate” in New York — the weight of recyclables picked up by the city’s sanitation department […]

Food

Pause the Meat Cravings With These 6 Holy Week-Friendly Dishes

We often have this notion that Holy Week is basically a no-meat occasion. While this is difficult for some considering that majority of restaurant out there serve meat, it doesn’t mean that you’re going to give up on eating clean for just a little while. If you’re feeling a little skeptical about it, know that […]

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Travel

10 of the best alternative city breaks in Europe

If you’re after a fresh spin on the city break look beyond the usual big names for more cool culture and great sights. Here’s our list for 2016

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Why go? The island of Malta itself is a sight to behold but within the walled city of its capital, Valletta, built by the Knights of St John in the 16th century, there is plenty more. Malta’s oldest fort, Fort St Angelo, and the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum – an incredible burial complex cut into rock – are some of the unmissable sights, but the city isn’t without contemporary touches, such as Renzo Piano’s city gate, completed two years ago; and in 2018 Valletta will celebrate the title of City of Culture. Along the narrow, bustling, Strait Street you’ll find bars and live music, elsewhere restaurants, including the unpretentious Da’ Pippo Trattoria (+356 2124 8029), serve delicious Italian cooking, while chic bistro Guze – in a 16th-century building – specialises in local cooking, with rabbit and pork dishes, alongside staples such as pasta and risotto.

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