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  1. Secondary School Principals: It’s Back to School on January 3rd, Not 9th

    Is the Belize National Teachers Union alone in its face-off with the Ministry of Education over the resumption of classes in January?  The Belize Association of Principals of Secondary Schools, …
  2. Canada to return smuggled Chinese fossils

    China.org.cn - Arts 01.20 / 03:03 www.china.org.cn
    Two smuggled marine fossils dating back to over 200 million years ago will be returned to China, according to the Chinese Embassy in…
  3. Serialisation, automation and data integration: Zenith talks manufacturing in 2017

    The implementation of serialisation regulations in 2017 are among the opportunities for drugmakers to improve manufacturing efficiencies, says IT and engineering firm Zenith…
  4. Nancy Sinatra Reminds Trump of the Ominous Lyrics to 'My Way'

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 19:14 europe.newsweek.com
    Donald and Melania will dance to "My Way." Frank Sinatra's daughter wants to remind them of the first line: "And now, the end is…
  5. A Russian Company Has Minted a Set of Commemorative 'In Trump We Trust' Coins

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 18:13 europe.newsweek.com
    It's probably not a good sign that Russia is more excited about America's new president than America…
  6. Thursday Top Ten: Collection Of The Most Expensive Hungarian Paintings

    Hungarytoday.hu - Culture 01.19 / 17:51 hungarytoday.hu
    In Hungary Today’s weekly series “Thursday Top Ten” our readers can learn about the most interesting things one can find about Hungary in connection with a given topic. This week’s topic: the most expensive paintings of Hungarian artists.  Do you know the joke; what would Earth be like without art…”E__h”. Horrible jokes aside, there is wonderful sense of calm to be […] The post Thursday Top Ten: Collection Of The Most Expensive Hungarian Paintings appeared first on H…
  7. Yeovil diver died 'as a result of misadventure' off Dorset coast,...

    Western Gazette - Health 01.19 / 17:43 westerngazette.co.uk
    An experienced Yeovil diver who was pulled from the sea off the Dorset coast died "as a result of misadventure", an inquest has concluded.Dorset coroner Sheriff Payne, sitting in Bournemouth, delivered his conclusion (January 19) into the death of 58-year-old Yeovil man Brian Phillips.Mr Phillips was on a diving trip on May 1, 2016 off the Portland coast with fellow members of the Old Harbour Dive Centre in Weymouth, alongside a group of pupils from Bryanston School in…
  8. Jose Canseco Should Be Hosting Alex Rodriguez's New Reality Show

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 15:28 europe.newsweek.com
    Jose Canseco predicted the economic implications of Brexit. He should be able to help broke ex-athletes get back on…
  1. Serialisation, automation and data integration: Zenith talks manufacturing in 2017

    The implementation of serialisation regulations in 2017 are among the opportunities for drugmakers to improve manufacturing efficiencies, says IT and engineering firm Zenith…
  2. Yeovil diver died 'as a result of misadventure' off Dorset coast,...

    Western Gazette - Health 01.19 / 17:43 westerngazette.co.uk
    An experienced Yeovil diver who was pulled from the sea off the Dorset coast died "as a result of misadventure", an inquest has concluded.Dorset coroner Sheriff Payne, sitting in Bournemouth, delivered his conclusion (January 19) into the death of 58-year-old Yeovil man Brian Phillips.Mr Phillips was on a diving trip on May 1, 2016 off the Portland coast with fellow members of the Old Harbour Dive Centre in Weymouth, alongside a group of pupils from Bryanston School in…
  3. Chewing food for longer 'fights illness by boosting the mouth's immune system'

    Daily Express - Health 01.19 / 13:23 www.express.co.uk
    TAKING time to chew your food really is good for you, according to new research. The study shows munching for longer boosts the mouth's immune system and protects against…
  4. This woman has the third best body in the world – and she got it in five months

    DailyStar-Diet 01.19 / 13:20 dailystar.co.uk
    A STUNNING solicitor ranked third in a worldwide fitness competition just months after taking up the…
  5. 82 year old waits two hours in freezing cold for an ambulance...

    Western Gazette - Health 01.19 / 08:28 westerngazette.co.uk
    An 82 year-old man who broke his pelvis in a fall in the street was left waiting two hours for an ambulance in the freezing cold. Reg Nurse was delivering a belated Christmas present to the sister of his housemate when he slipped on their driveway. Carol Roynon, sister of his pal Kevin Thomas, went to his aid and called 999 before covering him in blankets. After an hour and 40 minutes waiting for the ambulance Carol decided to move Reg to the shelter of a nearby petrol…
  6. Melanie Sykes reveals incredible bikini body after gruelling one-week bootcamp

    DailyStar-Diet 01.18 / 13:17 dailystar.co.uk
    THE television presenter showed off her amazing results from the Moroccan…
  7. Injured cyclist forced to crawl across A46 after breaking hip in...

    A cyclist who slipped and fell into a busy main road was left waiting more than two hours before an air ambulance arrived to take him to hospital. Darren White had to crawl off the A46 while cars tore past at 60mph after suffering a broken hip when he came off his bike at the junction with the B1434 near Owersby Moor, Market Rasen.The 50-year-old contacted a relative for help and they decided he needed medical attention so they called an ambulance. READ MORE: Urgent care unit extends…
  8. Who is Kayla Itsines? Bikini Body Guide creator and fitness QUEEN you should know about

    Express-Diets 01.18 / 12:37 express.co.uk
    KAYLA ITSINES has shot to fame in the fitness world thanks to her popular Bikini Body Guide - but who is…
  1. Secondary School Principals: It’s Back to School on January 3rd, Not 9th

    Is the Belize National Teachers Union alone in its face-off with the Ministry of Education over the resumption of classes in January?  The Belize Association of Principals of Secondary Schools, …
  2. Sandwell schools celebrate £6.6m windfall to boost classroom places

    Express & Star -Education 01.19 / 15:18 expressandstar.com
    A £6.6 million investment for schools in Sandwell to create hundreds more primary spaces has been welcomed by staff and pupils across the …
  3. Vulcan bomber mothballed and staff laid off as cash crisis bites

    The iconic Vulcan bomber has been mothballed and staff have been made redundant after a funding crisis struck.Dwindling cash resources after the lease ran out on the beloved Cold War bomber's base at Doncaster Sheffield Airport in Finningley means bosses have had to make the drastic short-term move.It will be out of public view and 22 full-time staff have been reduced to eight as part of the decision to slash 75 percent off the charity's bill. READ MORE: AWESOME! Hero Hakki hauls homeless…
  4. Research scientists who work with industry to get easier access to funds

    Dutchnews.nl - Education & Family 01.19 / 08:57 dutchnews.nl
    Scientists who translate their knowledge into products or services for companies or civil-society organisations should qualify more easily for…
  5. Fancy a new career? The University of Hull is here to help

    Advertising feature It's never too late to move your career or retrain - and the University of Hull's brand new health and social care campus can help you make the change. Let's face it, Most of our New Year resolutions tend to fall by the wayside, but changing your career is one you can can keep. it's never too late to transform your working life, whether you ended up in a career you never wanted, or just fancy a change. "Don't let anything hold you back," urged Gemma…
  6. Class trip of a lifetime - Lincolnshire pupils embark on an...

    Students and staff at Waddington All Saints Community Primary School are understandably very excited about their round-the-world class trip .Their exotic globe-trotting excursions included everything from studying plants in tropical gardens and arctic tundra to watching elephants and zebras stroll across the African Savanna. The project has all been made possible by Lincolnshire entrepreneur Simon Adderley who has developed cutting-edge technology and will enable children nationwide…
  7. Schools Re-Open; Where Are the Teachers?

    Across the country, teachers were not in classrooms in response to a call from the Belize National Teachers Union. The latest dispute between the B.N.T.U. and the Ministry of Education…
  8. Top role is filled for university’s new hub to boost range of apprenticeships

    Express & Star -Education 01.11 / 08:22 expressandstar.com
    The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new apprenticeship development manager to help provide higher and degree-level apprenticeships at its new…
  1. Doritos recalled from across Staffordshire and Derbyshire due to...

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 01.15 / 21:16 burtonmail.co.uk
    Fans of Doritos crisps who have bought some over the last few weeks are being urged to check their shelves for packets which could pose a health risk. Doritos lightly salted corn chips 200g sharing packs are being recalled as a small amount of incorrect product was packed into the bags. The product contains both wheat and soya which are not included on the ingredients list. The potentially affected packs have best before/batch code information: 08 04 17/GBC 209 353D If you have…
  2. Kings Bromley microbrewery Quartz Brewing boosted by Co-operative...

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 01.15 / 21:14 burtonmail.co.uk
    Beer lovers in East Staffordshire can now enjoy locally brewed ales at home following a link-up between a microbrewery and a major co-operative. Central England Co-operative has joined forces with Quartz Brewing, based in Kings Bromley, to raise a glass to local ales and beers by stocking them at nearby stores including Barton under Needwood and Branston. The Co-operative says the move allows the business to continue its 'ethos' of supporting local producers based within the…
  3. New Year, New Job: Dozens of vacancies including for a 'motivated...

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 01.15 / 21:12 burtonmail.co.uk
    A pub in Burton which serves steaks, burgers and Sunday roasts, is looking for a chef to join the team in the busy kitchen. The Corner House - a Flaming Grill pub in Centrum 100 - is currently advertising at jobs.burtonmail.co.uk for a chef who will also be the back of house team leader. The job will entail preparing and cooking food to the standards set by the head chef and house manager, and to the satisfaction of the customers. A spokesman for The Corner House said: "The…
  4. So what should you keep in the fridge or on the kitchen shelf?

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 01.15 / 21:10 burtonmail.co.uk
    There are some foods that we instinctively put in our fridges at home - but are we doing more harm than good?Nowadays food manufacturers and farmers print their storage instructions on everything we buy to ensure their products remain at the highest quality for the longest. However, many people still persist in putting foods in the fridge that we shouldn't. Below is a list of foods that belong on the kitchen shelf ... Onions To develop and keep that dry outer layer, onions need to…
  5. Restaurants in South Derbyshire have best food hygiene ratings in...

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 01.11 / 17:48 burtonmail.co.uk
    Food hygiene standards at restaurants and cafes in South Derbyshire are the highest in the country, a new study has revealed. Out of a total of 360 council areas in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, South Derbyshire is ranked top, with a staggering 99 per cent of its restaurants and cafes rated either good or very good. The Food Standards Agency website holds the data from inspections carried out by each local authority under the food hygiene ratings scheme. Every business that…
  6. Watch: McDonald's in Stretton ​closed for almost a month for...

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 01.08 / 10:08 burtonmail.co.uk
    McDonald's, in Stretton is closed for almost a month as major improvements are carried out, including adding a two-lane drive-through. Once finished, the store will feature a brand-new kitchen, iPads on the tables, kiosks to order your food, and even a new roof. If all goes to plan, the restaurant will reopen at around 10.30am on Thursday, January 26. Owner Sarah McLean, who also owns several other branches around the area, said: "What we are doing with the restaurant is a…
  7. 2016 food trends: what we’d like to see stay this year

    Bournemouth Echo - Food and Dr 01.08 / 06:06 bournemouthecho.co.uk
    THIS year we embraced watermelon but how did other 2016 food trends go down? The Taste team give their…
  8. Restaurant review: Westbourne Tandoori will take you on a food adventure

    Bournemouth Echo - Food and Dr 01.08 / 06:05 bournemouthecho.co.uk
    ITS strapline is 'local address, global flavours', and the menu at Westbourne Tandoori certainly reflects…
  1. Malawi: Youth Court Prophet Bushiri to a Business Symposium

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.19 / 10:39 allafrica.com
    [Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, South Africa-based President of Shepherd Bushiri Investments and leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) is this month-end scheduled to speak at a business symposium in Malawi's commercial capital…
  2. Nigeria: They Killed My Son Over a Church's Revelation, Mother Cries Out

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.18 / 12:20 allafrica.com
    [Vanguard] Mrs. Erueke John, the biological mother of late Joshua Zikeme, the seven-year-old boy, who was allegedly tortured to death at Akaba community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State by his father and step-mother over allegation of witchcraft, yesterday, cried out that her son was a victim of a vicious father and not a…
  3. South Africa: Pastor Accused of Pyramid Scheme Expected in Court

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.18 / 07:53 allafrica.com
    [News24Wire] A Cape Town pastor accused of being behind a pyramid scheme is expected in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on…
  4. Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Discoveries of 2016

    Nftu.net - Religion 01.17 / 11:08 nftu.net
    [Source] **The stories below are listed in no particular order** Cemetery excavation supervisor Adam Aja examines a 10th–9th century B.C.E.burial during the excavation of the Philistine […
  5. Zimbabwe: Pastor Who Prophesied Mugabe's Death Arrested

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.17 / 08:34 allafrica.com
    [News24Wire] A pastor who prophesied that President Robert Mugabe would die on October 17 was arrested in Harare on Monday, his lawyer…
  6. Zimbabwe: Pastor Arrested Over Mugabe Death Prophecy

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.17 / 05:30 allafrica.com
    [New Zimbabwe] Kariba based pastor Patrick Mugadza who last week predicted the death of President Robert Mugabe by claiming 93-year-old would breathe his last on October 17 was arrested this Monday at the Harare Magistrates…
  7. Malawi: Prophet Bushiri Celebrates Company's First Anniversary

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.13 / 08:56 allafrica.com
    [Nyasa Times] Self confessed Malawi billionaire prophet, Shepherd Bushiri on Thursday streamed live on Facebook when he presided over a function to mark a first anniversary of Bushiri Consultancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), a subsidiary company pf Shephered Bushiri Investments that trades in gold and…
  8. South Africa: Attacks On Mosques an Attack On Democracy - FW De Klerk Foundation

    Allafrica.com - Religion 01.12 / 11:40 allafrica.com
    [News24Wire] The desecration of two Cape Town mosques is an assault on the country's democracy, the FW de Klerk Foundation said on…
  1. Canada to return smuggled Chinese fossils

    China.org.cn - Arts 01.20 / 03:03 www.china.org.cn
    Two smuggled marine fossils dating back to over 200 million years ago will be returned to China, according to the Chinese Embassy in…
  2. Nancy Sinatra Reminds Trump of the Ominous Lyrics to 'My Way'

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 19:14 europe.newsweek.com
    Donald and Melania will dance to "My Way." Frank Sinatra's daughter wants to remind them of the first line: "And now, the end is…
  3. A Russian Company Has Minted a Set of Commemorative 'In Trump We Trust' Coins

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 18:13 europe.newsweek.com
    It's probably not a good sign that Russia is more excited about America's new president than America…
  4. Thursday Top Ten: Collection Of The Most Expensive Hungarian Paintings

    Hungarytoday.hu - Culture 01.19 / 17:51 hungarytoday.hu
    In Hungary Today’s weekly series “Thursday Top Ten” our readers can learn about the most interesting things one can find about Hungary in connection with a given topic. This week’s topic: the most expensive paintings of Hungarian artists.  Do you know the joke; what would Earth be like without art…”E__h”. Horrible jokes aside, there is wonderful sense of calm to be […] The post Thursday Top Ten: Collection Of The Most Expensive Hungarian Paintings appeared first on H…
  5. Jose Canseco Should Be Hosting Alex Rodriguez's New Reality Show

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 15:28 europe.newsweek.com
    Jose Canseco predicted the economic implications of Brexit. He should be able to help broke ex-athletes get back on…
  6. Trump Inauguration Tickets Were Sent Out With the Wrong Phone Number

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 15:07 europe.newsweek.com
    A typo on Trump inauguration tickets caused a children's book company in North Carolina to become an unofficial customer-service hotline for Trump's Inaugural…
  7. Jared Leto returning as Joker in new DC movie?

    Panarmenian.net - Culture 01.19 / 14:26 panarmenian.net
    One of the speculations is Leto may share screen with co-star Margot Robbie in "Gotham City…
  8. Sir Paul McCartney is Suing Sony for Beatles Music Rights

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 01.19 / 11:02 europe.newsweek.com
    Michael Jackson famously outbid McCartney for publishing rights to the songs in…
  1. Growing up Christian, and gay: Teacher writes a book documenting his journey of acceptance

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 01.20 / 00:16 www.stuff.co.nz
    For Wez van der Linde growing up gay was one challenge, but being Christian was something different …
  2. Gay Christian writes book documenting his journey of acceptance

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 01.19 / 22:55 www.stuff.co.nz
    For Wez van der Linde growing up gay was one challenge but being Christian was something different …
  3. Is there such a thing as 'New Zealand' architecture?

    Nzherald.co.nz - Books 01.10 / 15:36 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Timber exterior wall cladding, internal and external stair cases which appear to float, interior walls lined in plywood displaying intricate and interesting grains, buildings placed on landscapes planted in native shrubs, bush…
  4. Book extract: 'My Father's Island: a Memoir', by Adam Dudding

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 01.09 / 03:19 www.stuff.co.nz
    In this extract from a new memoir by Fairfax reporter Adam Dudding, he recalls the death – and life – of his remarkable, eccentric fathe…
  5. Dave Armstrong: Books offer best holidays and return

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 01.08 / 20:57 www.stuff.co.nz
    OPINION: This time of year is when you might expect a column from me about the delights of mountainbiking the wonderful tracks of our city or the joys of walking our town belt. Sadly, southerly storms, gale force winds and July-like temperatures put paid to…
  6. Faces to watch: Remember these authors and their books

    LATimes-Books 01.07 / 00:28 latimes.com
    LILLIAM RIVERA Lilliam Rivera completed the Emerging Voices program of Los Angeles’ PEN Center USA in 2013. It’s designed to give aspiring writers who haven’t gone to graduate school that education and then some: Fellows are mentored by professional writers, take workshops in writing and the world…
  7. Simon & Schuster forced to defend book deal for blogger Milo Yiannopoulos

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 01.05 / 16:05 www.stuff.co.nz
    Simon & Schuster has defended a reported US$250,000 (NZ$361,000) book deal with alt-right blogger Milo Yiannopoulos, after the news sparked backlash from authors and book reviewers accusing the publisher of condoning hate…
  8. More and more children's books are being borrowed from Wellington libraries despite a drop-off at the adult end

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 01.05 / 06:01 www.stuff.co.nz
    Wellington library shelves might end up full of children's books if borrowing stats are anything to go …