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Bavaria lets carnival goers talk to each other again

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Lieshout, Monday 21 January 2013 - Bavaria lets carnival goers talk to each other again the old-fashioned way.  Today, the brewery from Brabant introduces the so-called Bavaria Babble Board: a wipe-clean writing board. If you use this Babble Board, ordering a drink, approaching someone at the other end of a crowded pub and telling the person next to you a story despite the loud carnival music is just that bit more fun and easier. Apart from its writing function, the Bavaria Babble Board can also serve as a tray to carry 6 beer glasses. Peer Sw... Read More »

Princess Máxima receives first of 1001 Women stamps

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Tribute to high-profile women in Dutch history 2 April 2013 at 18:00 CET - The Hague / Amsterdam – Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands received the first 1001 Women stamps from Jan Bos, PostNL's CFO on 2 April. The presentation was held at the Special Collections exhibit of the University of Amsterdam, which is also hosting the exhibition 1001 Women in Dutch History. The stamps and the exhibition were developed on the basis of the book with the same title edited by Els Kloek; a tribute to the many high-profile women in Dutch ... Read More »

Children still finding a safe space to learn in crisis-torn Syria

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HOMS, Syrian Arab Republic – Homs has suffered some of the heaviest and most relentless fighting since the start of the Syrian crisis. Many neighbourhoods have been damaged or destroyed, leaving at least 600,000 of the city's 2.1 million residents in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the UN. Given the continued violence and increased displacement here, the number is expected to be much higher. UNICEF's Maria Calivis visited Homs last week and met with affected families, seeing first-hand the devas... Read More »

Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala puts global spotlight on the city attracting over 1 million visitors

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The iconic New Year's Eve Gala in Downtown Dubai, the most prestigious square kilometre on earth, set an impressive global milestone as one of the world's most attended single events, attracting over 1 million people from across the globe, with a 35-minute long spectacular countdown celebration. Already ranked among the world's most-watched events, Downtown Dubai New Year's Eve Gala was telecast live over 1,000 television channels globally, and streamed live on http://www.mydowntowndubai.com and http://www.youtube.com/downtowndubai, reaching... Read More »

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