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  1. Ukraine 2017: allocation for the semi finals

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 20:22 oikotimes.com
    UKRAINE – Ukrainian broadcasters NTU and STB revealed the allocation of the 24 participants in the national selection in the three semi finals. In each show 8 acts will take part. 3 acts will proceed in the final which is set for February 25th. The winner will be determined by public voting 50% and jury voting 50%, members of which are Konstantin Meladze (composer and producer), Andriy Danylko (Ukraine 2007 representative as Verka Serduchka) and Jamala (Eurovision 2016 winner).…
  2. Moldova 2017: auditions concluded; the 14 finalists announce

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 20:02 oikotimes.com
    MOLDOVA – Three hours of auditions, 38 participants and 14 tickets for the semi finals of O melodie pentru Europa. Fan favourites Sunstroke Project, Boris Covali and Diana Brescan proceeded to teh next phase while Sasha Bognibov didn’t. Maxim Zavidia withdrew from the auditions last week while Shakya never showed up. Sunstroke Project was represented only by singer Sergey Ialovitsky. The semi final is set to take place on February 24th. THE SEMI FINALISTS 01. Sunstroke Project…
  3. Hungary 2017: A Dal’s Heat 2 show postponed

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 19:21 oikotimes.com
    HUNGARY – Tonight’s A Dal Heat 2 show is officially postponed following the devastating news from Verona where a bush crashed. The show will be aired in later date to be announced At least 16 people were killed and some 40 injured after a bus carrying Hungarian students burst into flames on a highway in northern Italy, police said on Saturday. Girolamo Lacquaniti, head of highway police in the city of Verona, said most of the passengers were teenage students and others were…
  4. Channel24.co.za | LISTEN: Gorillaz release first new song in 6 years and it's an attack on Donald Trump

    News24.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 18:31 www.news24.com
    Virtual rockers Gorillaz made a surprise return to take on President-elect Donald Trump on the eve of his inauguration, in a trippy track that attacks money and…
  5. Shah Rukh Khan to travel by TRAIN en-route Delhi to promote Raees!

    India.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 17:56 www.india.com
    Raees star Shah Rukh Khan goes all the way to Delhi by train. Aren't you…
  6. Athens to Host Prestigious Art Show ‘Documenta 14’ in City Squares

    Greekreporter.com - Lifestyle 01.21 / 16:39 greekreporter.com
    Athens’ municipal council approved on Thursday the use of central squares by the artists of the “Documenta 14” modern art exhibition, part of which will be held in the Greek capital in April. “Athens will be at the center of cultural interest and important foreign newspapers, such as the Guardian and the New York Times [……
  7. Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif and more attend starry wedding of Ronnie Scre

    India.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 12:50 www.india.com
    Ronnie Screwvala's daughter Trishya's wedding was a grand starry affair! See pictures…
  8. Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh fears she may lose her voice forever

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 10:15 oikotimes.com
    THEJOURNAL.IE REPORTS / IRELAND – Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh fears she may lose her voice forever as she goes under the knife at the end of the month. The former winner said she has been “heartened” by those wishing her well after she revealed there is a 20% chance she could lose her singing voice due to a thyroid condition. The 48-year-old, who won the singing contest in 1993 with ‘In Your Eyes’, described how she has had the problem since she was a child. Speaking on the Ray D…
  1. Nigeria: Airlines Lament Harsh Operating Environment, Seek Govt's Intervention

    Allafrica.com - Travel 01.20 / 13:18 allafrica.com
    [This Day] Nigerian airlines have said that most of the operators may end schedule flight services this year, unless government takes urgent steps to resolve lingering issues that have hampered their…
  2. Tanzania: Lodge Wins Global Prize

    Allafrica.com - Travel 01.20 / 10:13 allafrica.com
    [Citizen] Arusha -A global online accommodation booking website, Booking.com, has given a prestigious award to an Arusha-based lodge, thanks to the latter's attractive location and friendly…
  3. Zimbabwe: Group Calls for Radical Tourism Policy Changes

    Allafrica.com - Travel 01.19 / 12:56 allafrica.com
    [Financial Gazette] THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says radical policy changes are required to spur growth in the tourism industry, which has been undermined by hostile polices and sloppy marketing by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority…
  4. Nigeria: For the House of Culture, Tourism to Breathe Again

    Allafrica.com - Travel 01.19 / 07:07 allafrica.com
    [Guardian] Last week, the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture invited technical and financial bids for the execution of some capital projects in line with the approved budget for the 2016 financial…
  5. China sees record high outbound cruise passengers in 2016

    China.org.cn - Travel 01.19 / 06:46 www.china.org.cn
    The number of outbound cruise passengers in China topped 2 million for the first time in 2016, according to a report by China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA)…
  6. Nigeria: Senate Fails to Stop Abuja Airport's Closure

    Allafrica.com - Travel 01.19 / 05:45 allafrica.com
    [Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday ended a marathon debate on the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja but failed to persuade the executive arm of government to reverse…
  7. Hospital network sees medical tourist numbers increasing

    China.org.cn - Travel 01.19 / 01:39 www.china.org.cn
    An online network of hospitals is turning the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region into an attractive destination for medical tourists from Central Asia, health officials…
  8. Outbound travel market far from mature, claims report

    China.org.cn - Travel 01.19 / 01:18 www.china.org.cn
    Despite being the largest source of overseas travelers in the world, China's outbound tourism market is still at the fledgling stage, said a new…
  1. Athens to Host Prestigious Art Show ‘Documenta 14’ in City Squares

    Greekreporter.com - Lifestyle 01.21 / 16:39 greekreporter.com
    Athens’ municipal council approved on Thursday the use of central squares by the artists of the “Documenta 14” modern art exhibition, part of which will be held in the Greek capital in April. “Athens will be at the center of cultural interest and important foreign newspapers, such as the Guardian and the New York Times [……
  2. Artists Manipulate the Way Grass Grows to Create Living Photos

    Odditycentral.com - Lifestyle 01.20 / 18:54 odditycentral.com
    Most people don’t pay any attention to grass and the way it grows, but British artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey have always been fascinated by it and have found an ingenious way to incorporate it into their art. By manipulating the way grass grows, they are able to literally print detailed photographs onto a…
  3. German Designer Creates Controversial Anti-Sexual Assault Underwear

    Odditycentral.com - Lifestyle 01.20 / 17:11 odditycentral.com
    A German company recently sparked controversy after launching a line of women’s underwear that it claims can protect the wearer against sexual assault. Called ‘Safe Shorts’ the underpants are made of a slash and tearing-resistant fabric and feature a combination lock and a loud alarm system that goes off when the pants are tampered with. Sandra …
  4. Mammoth's tusk on show at new Whisby exhibition

    A mammoth's tusk believed to have been found in local gravel pits during excavations is among the exhibits on show at Through the Years – A History of Whisby, which has launched at the Natural World Centre. READ MORE: They mystery of the woolly mammoth that roamed LincolnshireVisitors can now enjoy a new programme thanks to a recent development creating another space for exhibitions and events at the Whisby Nature Park venue. Located downstairs, the area previously housed the Our…
  5. 10-year-old Rhyl town crier follows in Rhyl ancestor's footsteps

    William Paul Howes, a pupil at Trelawnyd VA School, performed as a town crier in Cinderella. William’s great-great-great grandfather, Thomas Watkin Roose, was the last official town crier of Rhyl in the late 19th and early 20th c…
  6. Belgian Girl Travels to Silicon Valley to Reclaim Her Disabled Facebook Page

    Odditycentral.com - Lifestyle 01.19 / 17:52 odditycentral.com
    After waking up one day to find that her popular Facebook page had been taken down by Facebook, and after getting no reply to her messages, a young girl from Belgium eventually got on a plane to San Francisco to confront Facebook about the issue in person. 23-year-old Jamilla Baidou is somewhat of a celebrity…
  7. The nation's favourite bear is back on tour and will visit...

    Magic, music and mayhem abound, with buckets of audience participation, as Sooty returns in a new show, touring the UK. The gang has set a date, and are bringing their water pistols, to visit Skegness on June 4. Direct from CITV Sooty, Sweep and Soo head to town accompanied by TV's Richard Cadell. "Sooty's got a new high-powered water pistol for this special occasion – bring your raincoats!" Mr Slater, owner of the Holiday Park where Richard and the gang work, …
  8. Trump Singles – A Dating Site Catering Exclusively to Trump Supporters

    Odditycentral.com - Lifestyle 01.18 / 18:57 odditycentral.com
    If you’re a Trump supporter looking for a romantic partner that shares your political views there’s no best place to find them than Trump Singles, an online dating site catering exclusively to fans of the U.S. president-elect. Trump Singles was founded by David Goss, a Trump supporter from California. He apparently came up with the idea …
  1. Ukraine 2017: allocation for the semi finals

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 20:22 oikotimes.com
    UKRAINE – Ukrainian broadcasters NTU and STB revealed the allocation of the 24 participants in the national selection in the three semi finals. In each show 8 acts will take part. 3 acts will proceed in the final which is set for February 25th. The winner will be determined by public voting 50% and jury voting 50%, members of which are Konstantin Meladze (composer and producer), Andriy Danylko (Ukraine 2007 representative as Verka Serduchka) and Jamala (Eurovision 2016 winner).…
  2. Moldova 2017: auditions concluded; the 14 finalists announce

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 20:02 oikotimes.com
    MOLDOVA – Three hours of auditions, 38 participants and 14 tickets for the semi finals of O melodie pentru Europa. Fan favourites Sunstroke Project, Boris Covali and Diana Brescan proceeded to teh next phase while Sasha Bognibov didn’t. Maxim Zavidia withdrew from the auditions last week while Shakya never showed up. Sunstroke Project was represented only by singer Sergey Ialovitsky. The semi final is set to take place on February 24th. THE SEMI FINALISTS 01. Sunstroke Project…
  3. Hungary 2017: A Dal’s Heat 2 show postponed

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 19:21 oikotimes.com
    HUNGARY – Tonight’s A Dal Heat 2 show is officially postponed following the devastating news from Verona where a bush crashed. The show will be aired in later date to be announced At least 16 people were killed and some 40 injured after a bus carrying Hungarian students burst into flames on a highway in northern Italy, police said on Saturday. Girolamo Lacquaniti, head of highway police in the city of Verona, said most of the passengers were teenage students and others were…
  4. Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh fears she may lose her voice forever

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 10:15 oikotimes.com
    THEJOURNAL.IE REPORTS / IRELAND – Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh fears she may lose her voice forever as she goes under the knife at the end of the month. The former winner said she has been “heartened” by those wishing her well after she revealed there is a 20% chance she could lose her singing voice due to a thyroid condition. The 48-year-old, who won the singing contest in 1993 with ‘In Your Eyes’, described how she has had the problem since she was a child. Speaking on the Ray D…
  5. Xandee (Belgium 2004) struggles with heart problem in the hospital

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.21 / 05:51 oikotimes.com
    BELGIUM – Xandee, the 2004 Belgian representative undertook recently two heart operations. Unfortunately both operations failed! “The operation failed Wednesday,” says Sandy’s friend Jorgen D’Hont in Nieuwsblad. “The recovery of the heart valve was insufficient. A second surgery went wrong. “Her heart began to fail ‘Jorgen explains. “The surgeon then has resolutely opted for a new valve, but her heart has received a serious blow.…
  6. Georgia 2017: will EBU allow the song or the background to be used?

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.20 / 21:45 oikotimes.com
    GEORGIA – Tako just won the national final in Georgia with the song “Keep The Faith”. She was a member in the 2009 Georgian entry which withdrawn from Eurovision under the Russian pressure due to the war. In her 2017 national final performance images were used in the background about various international events in the headlines. But there is also a mention to the Russian invasion to Georgia. Clearly this makes the song political. Despite we all knew the Ukrainian entry…
  7. Belarus 2017: Navi Band to Kyiv

    Oikotimes.com - Music 01.20 / 21:25 oikotimes.com
    Artists Song Titles Jury Public Total Rank NAVI Historyja majho žyccia 12 6 18 1 Nuteki Take My Heart 10 5 15 2 Anastasiya Sheverenko We’ll Be Together 6 7 13 3 NAPOLI Let’s Come Together 2 10 12 4 PROvokatsiya #mylove 12 12 4 Nikita Hodas Voices in my Head 7 3 10 6 July Children of the World 1 8 9 7 Isaac Nightingale On the Red Line 8 8 8 Lexy Weaver Be Stronger 5 2 7 9 Angelica Pushnova We Should Be Together 3 4 7 9 Vladislav Kurasov Follow the Play 4 4 11 Kattie Wild Wind 1 …
  8. Teacher and pupil to collaborate on night of top acoustic tunes

    Burton Mail - Music 01.20 / 18:34 burtonmail.co.uk
    A singer-songwriter is set to perform alongside the man who taught him to play music when he first picked up a guitar 20 years ago.Richard Castle was educated by musical master Dave Blant, part of critically-acclaimed bands R Cajun, Zydeco Hotrods and the Vice-Bishops, when he was a teenager at Oldfields Hall Middle School, in Uttoxeter.Two decades after leaving the school, he has turned to Blant as a gigging partner for a show at the Dog and Partridge, in Marchington on Sunday, January…
  1. Movie review: XXX: The Return of Xander Cage

    Nzherald.co.nz - TV&Movies 01.21 / 19:56 www.nzherald.co.nz
    It's been 15 years since gravel-voiced Vin Diesel became an action star with the one-two punch of The Fast and the Furious and xXx. While the car-powered series has racked up seven high-earning sequels, Diesel's 2002 extreme…
  2. He's back: James Cameron plans 2019 return to the Terminator franchise

    Nzherald.co.nz - TV&Movies 01.21 / 04:04 www.nzherald.co.nz
    The acclaimed director may be working on multiple new Avatar films, but that hasn't stopped James Cameron for taking a fresh look at his biggest franchise. Deadline.com reports that Cameron is looking to resurrect his …
  3. A Dog's Purpose premiere cancelled after dog abuse video

    Nzherald.co.nz - TV&Movies 01.21 / 01:42 www.nzherald.co.nz
    This weekend's premiere of A Dog's Purpose has been cancelled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film.TMZ published the video…
  4. Netflix movie, Hold the Dark, to shoot in Alberta with director Jeremy Saulnier

    Canada.com - Movies 01.20 / 23:40 www.canada.com
    One of American independent cinema’s hottest new filmmakers is set to direct a Netflix movie in Alberta. Jeremy Saulnier, best known for directing thrillers Blue Ruin and Green Room, will be at the helm for an adaptation of William Giraldi’s bestselling novel Hold the Dark. The production will be based out of Calgary and cameras are set…
  5. How Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher's perfect marriage IMPLODED after Bundle Of Joy

    Express-Films 01.20 / 23:09 express.co.uk
    AS BUNDLE OF JOY is repeated on UK TV this weekend, it has extra poignancy following the recent devastating deaths of Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher last…
  6. The cast of Moonlight talk about how it's really a love story

    Nzherald.co.nz - TV&Movies 01.20 / 22:00 www.nzherald.co.nz
    You could say Moonlight is this year's Boyhood . Like Richard Linklater's best picture nominee, the drama follows a sensitive kid on his journey toward maturity, with a simple but loose narrative that's intensely moving.But…
  7. Donald Trump ‘quotes’ Tom Hardy’s Bane from Dark Knight Rises at Inauguration - WATCH

    Express-Films 01.20 / 20:46 express.co.uk
    DONALD TRUMP’S Inauguration has certainly been a huge event on social media today - with one particularly funny observation coming from a fan of The Dark Knight R…
  8. The Day After Tomorrow: What happened to lead actress Emmy Rossum?

    Express-Films 01.20 / 20:25 express.co.uk
    BRITISH viewers will be forgiven for wondering what became of US actress Emmy Rossum when The Day After Tomorrow airs on UK TV this…
  1. Ivanka Trump Hasn't Spoken to Chelsea Clinton Since the Election, But Says She Intends To

    Etonline.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 19:11 etonline.com
    The first daughter revealed the news during an interview with '20/20' on…
  2. Channel24.co.za | LISTEN: Gorillaz release first new song in 6 years and it's an attack on Donald Trump

    News24.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 18:31 www.news24.com
    Virtual rockers Gorillaz made a surprise return to take on President-elect Donald Trump on the eve of his inauguration, in a trippy track that attacks money and…
  3. Shah Rukh Khan to travel by TRAIN en-route Delhi to promote Raees!

    India.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 17:56 www.india.com
    Raees star Shah Rukh Khan goes all the way to Delhi by train. Aren't you…
  4. Women’s March on Los Angeles 2017 Route, Location & Time Schedule

    Heavy.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 13:12 heavy.com
    Where in LA is the 2017 Women's March on Los Angeles? Get the details on what time it starts, the route, location and…
  5. Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif and more attend starry wedding of Ronnie Scre

    India.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 12:50 www.india.com
    Ronnie Screwvala's daughter Trishya's wedding was a grand starry affair! See pictures…
  6. The Weeknd Reunites With Selena Gomez at a Club After Running Into Ex Bella Hadid

    Aceshowbiz.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 07:03 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The Canadian musician apparently enjoyed a night out with his rumored girlfriend Selena at the California club just a day after running into his ex Bella during a concert in…
  7. Sunny Leone: “I was said no one wants to work with me”

    India.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 04:59 www.india.com
    She admitted that the time when she got the call, things weren't going pretty good for her prior to…
  8. Chrissy Teigen Shares Adorable Video of Baby Luna Waving 'Hi' -- Watch!

    Etonline.com - Celebrities 01.21 / 04:28 etonline.com
    John Legend opened up to ET about his daughter's communication skills just last…
  1. People's Choice Awards: Best and worst dressed

    Nzherald.co.nz - Fashion 01.21 / 01:02 www.nzherald.co.nz
    The People's Choice Awards saw a real mixed bag on the red carpet this year. From glitzy gowns to cool pants suits and bizarre 80s-inspired looks, the event presented much to be dissected in the outfits department. Top of the…
  2. Donald Trump Inauguration: Who wore what

    Stuff.co.nz - Fashion 01.21 / 00:42 www.stuff.co.nz
    It goes  without saying that what Melania, Ivanka and Michelle wore to Donald Trump's inauguration makes more than just a fashion statement. But who exactly came out tops  in the outfit st…
  3. Rugby partners opt for all black for their Fashion in the Field judging debuts

    Stuff.co.nz - Fashion 01.20 / 03:05 www.stuff.co.nz
    Originality will be what catches the eye of two new judges at Wellington Cup day's Fashion in the Field…
  4. Zebra stripes are in as Roger Federer goes for a graphic look at Australian Open

    Stuff.co.nz - Fashion 01.18 / 08:17 www.stuff.co.nz
    Professional sportspeople are often likened to wild animals. They stalk their prey, tease them a little and, when the time is right, move in for the…
  1. REVIEW: La Traviata - Royal Opera House

    Express-Theatre 01.20 / 17:51 express.co.uk
    RICHARD Eyre's glorious production of La Traviata for the Royal Opera first appeared in 1994 and continues to draw hugely appreciative audiences at Covent…
  2. London theatre's ‘yellowface’ racism row: 'Boring' play SLATED by critics after protest

    Express-Theatre 01.20 / 15:50 express.co.uk
    IN THE DEPTHS OF DEAD LOVE, the London play at the centre of a racism storm over “yellowface” casting, has received weak reviews after its press night yes…
  3. Theatre reviews: Promises, Promises and Raising Martha

    Express-Theatre 01.20 / 00:12 express.co.uk
    BURT Bacharach and Hal David’s tuned-up version of Billy Wilder’s film The Apartment is full of pot…
  4. Watch: The Mellow Dramatics deliver star performance as the...

    Burton Mail - Theatre 01.18 / 12:58 burtonmail.co.uk
    A sell-out opening night has ensured Mellow Dramatics has remained the top of its game with its latest performance of everyone's favourite frightful family - The Addams Family. Following on from last year's successful production of Oliver!, the amateur dramatics ensemble has all the makings of professional actors complimented by costumes which would impress any of today's popular designers, and a simple, yet effective, and ghoulish, set. The story follows oldest child Wednesday…