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“The Bridge”: From Central Malmo in Sweden to Central Copenhagen in Denmark by car in ten minutes – bbc.com/Maddy Savage

December 1, 2018

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The Turning Torso tower is a 54-floor residential block that over looks the bridge it was built to symbolise Malmo’s new thriving economy (Credit: Alamy)   EXCERPTS From a global perspective, both the bridge and the airport have been instrumental in foreign visitors to the region too. In Copenhagen there were around 3.6m overnight stays […]

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UK: Stories// ‘I acted my way out of prison’ – [Actor] Michael Balogun/bbc.com

April 6, 2018

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Stories By Jon Kelly, BBC World Service   He spent his early life in and out of jail – then Michael Balogun decided he wanted to study to become an actor at one of the world’s most prestigious drama schools. Could this seemingly impossible ambition be the catalyst he needed to turn his life around? […]

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Africa gets its own web address with launch of .africa – bbc.com

March 11, 2017

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Africa now has the unique web address .africa, equivalent to the more familiar .com, following its official launch by the African Union. AU commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma hailed its creation as the moment when Africa “got [its] own digital identity”. The AU says the .africa domain name will “bring the continent together as an […]

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Feast for the eyes & soul worth sharing: Antartic bases, from wooden huts to “embassies on ice”

January 14, 2017

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BRAZIL’S “Embassy on Ice” glistens against a backdrop of icy mountains with a sea front reflecting the architectural beauty and a beautiful sky while the country’s flag flutters far away from its tropical home in a humongous neighborhood dominated by the big boys of the world. Brazil, India and Korea may not be First World […]

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