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Modern dance steps on stage in June

Contemporary dance fans are in for a real treat as of next week when the 21st Cyprus Dance Festival will begin in Limassol During the festival, running until the end of the month, we will have the chance to see contemporary dance performances from

A Woman Captured review – brave and up-close story of modern slavery

It seems scarcely possible to make a documentary in the open about someone being worked as a slave, rather than having to work undercover to expose it. However, in one of the boldest investigative stories of recent years, Hungarian film-maker Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s shocking film

Universal access to modern energy is ‘catalyst of inclusivity’ – deputy UN chief

“To be strong partners of countries as they deliver the 2030 Agenda – across all SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] – the United Nations too must change,” Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, said Wednesday at the High-level Panel on Transformational Energy Access in LDCs in Geneva. “But together, the United Nations development system

Final Months of Thoroughly Modern Millie U.K. Tour Canceled

The final two months of the U.K. tour of the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, which opened at the Richmond Theatre March 27 and was scheduled to run through August 5, has been canceled. The production played its final performance June 2 at the Theatre Royal Bath. “We

Big reveal: $529K for a spacious Tudor City 1BR with modern updates

This week’s Pricespotter apartment—a spacious one-bedroom in Tudor City—is asking $529,000. Among the many guesses, it was Eulipian (who wasn’t impressed with the apartment) who came the closest by guessing $526,000. The co-op is located within a full-service building at 333 East 43rd Street (which, according to Google

A delicious affair of modern Orient

Triple 8 attempts to break away from the usual trappings and notions associated with an Oriental restaurant. It serves a mélange of Orient and Japanese fare, and with chef Vivek Rana at the helm our expectations were high. After all, he has worked under

Ethiopia PM wants a more professional army, equipped for modern warfare

Hardly a day after human rights group Amnesty International called for the disbandment of a notorious paramilitary police unit in Ethiopia, the prime minister Abiy Ahmed has called for reforms in the country’s defence forces. In a discussion with senior members of the Ethiopian

The Carpenter Vs. The Gardener: Two Models Of Modern Parenting

arents these days are stressed. So are their kids. The root of this anxiety, one scholar says, is the way we understand the relationship between parents and children. Alison Gopnik, a psychology and philosophy professor at the University of California, Berkeley, thinks parents—especially middle-class parents—view

Nail salons used as a front for modern slavery

The police have warned that British high street nail salons are operating as a front for organised crime, including trafficking and slavery. The salons – particularly Vietnamese nail bars – are using their cash-only structure to launder money from cannabis farms and prostitution. According

We analysed 101 companies’ statements on modern slavery – here’s what we found

Modern slavery includes human trafficking, servitude and forced labour, and tens of millions of people around the world are thought to be affected. It affects people in both developing countries and developed countries, including the UK. Businesses can play a major role in either facilitating modern slavery or