Natalie Antista

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Fireworks on and off the pitch as the Rio Olympics officially open

After months of bad publicity, the Rio Olympics have officially opened.<p>The Maracaña stadium played host to a spectacular display of samba, breakdancing and catwalk modelling, to name a few things.<p>After a shaky start which involved officials having to use bolt cutters to get into the venue when the …

Brazil

Various: Sixteen Love Songs CD review – charming and familiar

This disc of songs without words – some too familiar (Schubert’s Ständchen; Liszt’s Liebestraum No 3), some charmingly unfamiliar (Zdenĕk Fibich’s Andante from his <i>Moods, Impressions and Souvenirs</i>; Vítĕzslav Novák’s Serenáda Op 9, No 3) – forms part of a wider project designed to encourage …

Love Songs

Independent Scotland in the euro 'like Greece without the sun', Nicola Sturgeon warned

Nicola Sturgeon’s push for independence following last week’s Brexit vote threatens to transform Scotland into “Greece without the sun” because its economy is far more reliant on the UK than the EU, a right-wing think tank has warned.<p>The Centre for Policy Studies acknowledged that the First …

Band Of Horses Confirm Album Release Date & Share Single

Band of Horses have confirmed their previously announced new album <i>Why Are You OK</i> will be issued on June 10 by Interscope Records/American Recordings. …

Rock Music

German Justice Minister: Cologne attacks planned in advance

Minister of Justice Heiko Maas has said he believes the sexual assaults in Cologne were 'coordinated and prepared' ahead of time. He also accused …

Firefighters Gaining Control Over Explosive Ventura, California, Fire

Heavy winds whipped a brush fire in Southern California on Saturday into a near-1,250 acre blaze overnight, and while officials said it could take three days to completely control, firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading significantly on Saturday.<p>About 600 Ventura County firefighters …

Foursquare cards are popping up in Google Now, even without the app

Google Now has been serving up cards with info from your apps for a while. According to a report in <i>VentureBeat</i>, you might start seeing cards from apps you <i>don't</i> have installed -- starting with Foursquare. Cards with tips from the app were spotted alongside Google's own regular location-based …

Apps