• Italians can face a period of uncertainty after parliamentary elections left no party in a clear position to form a government. Expect to see a fair bit of and political horse trading after no clear winner emerged in the election race. The center-left coalition headed by Pier Luigi Bersani won by a narrow margin in Italy’s […]

  • RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children, making the legislation official less than 24 hours after his office received it from Parliament. The bill has angered Americans and Russians who argue it victimises children to make a political point, cutting off a route out of frequently dismal orphanages for […]

  • Thousands of mystics, New Age dreamers and fans of pre-Hispanic culture have been drawn to Mexico in hopes of witnessing great things when the day in an old Maya calendar dubbed “the end of the world” dawns on Friday. However, the ethnic Maya cannot understand the fuss. Mostly Christian, they have looked on in wonder […]

  • Post the Newtown massacre, several US states are considering allowing school teachers to carry weapons and educators. Most teachers surveyed are determined not to allow a repeat of the Newtown massacre and are now flocking to training sessions. The gun lobby argues that there is no way to stop crazy or evil people doing bad […]

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At this time of the year when the year is nearly winding down we always create our list of the top gadgets for 2012 . Looking for an ultra thin high def TV, then the LG Ultra High definition 84LM960V Smart TV is the best of the best and coming in just over $20,000 is really only for those where money is no object. Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is also one […]

A new study has found that for people who suffer cardiac arrest – in which the heart stops beating – were less likely to die in subsequent years when bystanders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation using chest compressions only, a new study found. In 2008 the AHA said compression-only CPR was an option for bystanders who aren’t trained or who aren’t confident in their ability to perform the compressions combined with rescue […]

Shares closed lower on concerns the negotiations surrounding the resolution of the fiscal cliff issues were going nowhere. Investors have been seeking higher yields from emerging markets but have been spooked about a potential recession in the largest global market, Catherine U.S. Global investors are on tenter hooks that a deal can be struck between the Republicans and the Democrats. Since no resolution has been reached, markets have taken the […]

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Nobody knows for sure when fancy dress parties were originally held and organised, but a lot of literature suggests that these type of parties were popular in Europe in the 16th and 17th century – to find out more click here. The masquerade ball was a particularly popular pastime during the late 18th century, but started losing its popularity during the reign of Queen Elizabeth. However, fancy dress parties were […]