Critic’s Notebook: A Farewell and Other Dramas at New York City Ballet

Critic’s Notebook: A Farewell and Other Dramas at New York City Ballet

The same program brought rare revivals of Peter Martins’s tiresome “The Red Violin” (2006), to John Corigliano’s violin concerto, and Jerome Robbins’s “In Memory Of…” (1985), to Berg’s. The eight “Red Violin” dancers all look mindless, the women all too...
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Airbnb paid £188,000 in UK tax last year

Airbnb paid £188,000 in UK tax last year

Image copyright Getty Images Airbnb, the accommodation website, paid less than £200,000 in UK corporation tax last year despite collecting £657m of rental payments for property owners. The commissions the company earns in the UK are booked by its Irish...
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India national park: White tigers kill keeper

India national park: White tigers kill keeper

Image copyright AFP Image caption White tigers are believed derive their colour from of a recessive gene An animal keeper at a national park in southern India has been attacked and killed by two rare young white tigers, officials say....
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Catalonia independence: Huge Spain unity rally in Barcelona

Catalonia independence: Huge Spain unity rally in Barcelona

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeruvian Nobel laureate calls for ‘unity’ in Spain At least 350,000 people gathered in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, for a rally against independence from Spain. They waved Spanish and Ca...
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Urvashi Rautela ends up using the car she gifted her father. Here’s why

Urvashi Rautela ends up using the car she gifted her father. Here’s why

Urvashi Rautela has gifted herself a fancy pair of wheels. It was supposed to be a gift to her father Manvar Singh, but she has ended up using it. As her folks are based in Nainital and the car is...
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North Korea: Kim Jong-un promotes sister to politburo

North Korea: Kim Jong-un promotes sister to politburo

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Yo-jong (circled) has often appeared alongside her brother North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has given his sister more power by promoting her to the nation’s top decision-making body. Kim Yo-jong, the yo...
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Tiger Shroff to play father of a young girl in ‘Baaghi 2’?

Tiger Shroff to play father of a young girl in ‘Baaghi 2’?

Tiger Shroff’s next action thriller Baaghi 2 will have the young actor doing stuff he has not done before on screen. Choreographer-turned-director Ahmed Khan’s film will not only have the young actor take the action sequences a notch higher, but...
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Losses double at Donald Trump’s Scottish golf resorts

Losses double at Donald Trump’s Scottish golf resorts

Image copyright PA Image caption The Trump International course in Aberdeenshire was mired in controversy for years Losses at Donald Trump’s Scottish golf courses have doubled to £19m for 2016. In annual accounts filed with Companies House, the Menie Es...
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Costly medicines may worsen perceived side effects: Study

Costly medicines may worsen perceived side effects: Study

By: PTI | Berlin | Published:October 8, 2017 4:39 pm Some people feel better when they have been unknowingly given a control treatment. (Source: File Photo) Expensive medicines may make you feel worse, according to a study which found that...
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Air pollution cuts growth of working memory in kids

Air pollution cuts growth of working memory in kids

By: IANS | London | Published:October 8, 2017 4:22 pm Air pollution can harm children more due to their small lung size. (Source: File Photo) Exposure to air pollution on the way to school can have damaging effects on growth...
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Huge cocaine haul seized in tugboat in Atlantic

Huge cocaine haul seized in tugboat in Atlantic

Image copyright EPA Image caption The drugs were found on a tug between Madeira and the Azores islands Nearly four tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated $260m (£200m) have been seized by international law enforcement officers in the Atlantic. The...
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