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BEST WESTERN Galaxy Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Galaxy Hotel, member of the renowned hotel chain, is located on the most beautiful beach of the Ionian Sea, Laganas Bay, offering magnificent view and refined hospitality. The Best Western Galaxy Hotel positioned in an idyllic setting at a privileged spot of Laganas beach, is the ideal destination for family holidays in […]

June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Deutschland | Read More »

Protest um Schloss Elmau: “Sieben Hanseln zerstören die Welt”

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Barack Obamas Biergarten-Begegnung mit Bürgern – alles nur Show? Angela Merkels Mantra vom “guten Leben” für alle Menschen – verlogen? Das Versprechen für eine bessere Welt – Heuchelei? Die Demonstranten rund um den G7-Gipfel in Schloss Elmau würden diese Fragen mit Ja beantworten. Sie sehen in der Globalisierung vor allem Ausbeutung, sie werfen den Industrienationen […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Deutschland | Read More »

‘High-stakes achievement culture’ in schools could explain rise in teenage mental illness, says headteachers’ leader

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The “high-stakes achievement culture” in schools could be one of the reasons for the increase in teenage mental illness, according to a headteachers’ leader. Brian Lightman, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, said there were many causes for the worrying increase in teenage mental illness reported by many schools and that […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Education,Society | Read More »

Silk Road: Ross Ulbricht files appeal against convictions and sentencing

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Ross Ulbricht, the man convicted of running the online drug emporium Silk Road, has appealed against his conviction and sentence, according to court documents filed on Thursday. In February, a jury in a federal court in Manhattan found Ulbricht, who went by the alias “Dread Pirate Roberts”, guilty on seven counts related to the drug […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Internet,Technology | Read More »

Tess Holliday: ‘Never seen a fat girl in her underwear before?’

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It’s always satisfying to witness a figure of speech made real. “Stopping traffic”: this is precisely what Tess Holliday is doing. Smouldering against a wall on a street in Red Hook, Brooklyn, thronged by the mini entourage of a professional photo shoot, she’s dressed in a corset and black cape, like some kind of vampish, […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Fashion,Life & Style | Read More »

Andy Burnham assured Prince Charles over complementary medicine plan

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Andy Burnham, when he was health secretary, assured Prince Charles that he was keen to move forward with a pilot study to integrate complementary medicine with standard NHS care in England in response to the royal’s latest written intervention in the subject. Burnham, thanking the prince for his “kind letter” on his appointment as health […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Health,Society | Read More »

Warning from Europe: you can’t always get what you want

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Eleven years ago Poland threw in its lot, somewhat nervously, with the west and joined the European Union. But in the prime minister’s chancellery building in Warsaw – once home to the imperial Russian army’s cadet corps – no one now questions the wisdom of its decision. “Communism left us doubting our abilities,” admits Rafał […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Finnancial,Society | Read More »

Barcelona’s Luis Suárez, Leo Messi and Neymar too good for Juventus

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Just when the rolling tide was black and white, when it was Juventus’s players imploring their fans to raise the volume, as if they even needed asking, when the nerves were Barcelona’s and the tension was rising, just moments after Leo Messi appeared to be struggling, the stride slow and the brow heavy, he was […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Football,Sport | Read More »

Poland warns David Cameron not to fool voters over EU referendum

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The British people must be told the brutal truth about the damaging consequences of leaving the European Union, and not be duped into believing that they can “keep all the goodies and forget about the costs”, the Polish minister in charge of EU policy says. In an outspoken interview with the Observer, Rafał Trzaskowski, Poland’s […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Politics,Society | Read More »

Czech novelist Ludvik Vaculik dies, aged 88

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Czech novelist and former dissident Ludvik Vaculik, who wrote the Two Thousand Words manifesto during the 1968 Prague Spring, has died, aged 88. The June 1968 manifesto demanded openness from officials in the then Czechoslovakia and called for the resignation of those who misused power. Two months later, Soviet-led forces invaded the country, ending hopes […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Art & Ents,Music | Read More »