Berlin goes vegan with ‘butcher’ shops, singles’ night

Berlin goes vegan with ‘butcher’ shops, singles’ night

Long the European capital of techno-driven nightlife, fastidious hipsterdom and low-cost party weekends, Berlin is adding another string to its bow as a vegan haven. product-free versions of almost any business can be found in Germany’s largest city, from butchers’ shops to singles’ nights. But getting lost in the eyes of a romantic prospect over […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
‘Game of Thrones’ director to helm film adaptation of ‘The Nightingale’

‘Game of Thrones’ director to helm film adaptation of ‘The Nightingale’

“Game of Thrones” director Michelle MacLaren has signed on to helm TriStar’s film adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s bestselling novel “The Nightingale.” MacLaren, who has also previously worked on episodes of “The X-Files”, “Breaking Bad”, and “The Walking Dead”, will direct the World War II drama from a screenplay adapted by herself, Ann Peacock and John Sayles. The […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Olympics: Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome bid for 2024 Games

Olympics: Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome bid for 2024 Games

(Lausanne-AFP) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday named Budapest, Hamburg in Germany, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome as the final candidates for the 2024 Olympics. The winning bid will be announced after a vote by the IOC session in the Peruvian capital Lima in September 2017. IOC president Thomas Bach said there were […]

16.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Mazda and Suzuki planning Frankfurt crossover reveals

Mazda and Suzuki planning Frankfurt crossover reveals

(Relaxnews) – If any further proof were needed of the growing appeal of crossovers and SUVs among the car-buying public, Suzuki and Mazda will be providing it at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. On Friday, Suzuki confirmed that Germany is going to be the venue for the unveiling of the Baleno, a crossover-inspired compact hatchback […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
PHL gets G7’s back in China dispute

PHL gets G7’s back in China dispute

Manila, Philippines (AFP)   – The Philippines Sunday welcomed reports that the G7 summit would express concern about unilateral efforts to assert sovereignty claims in the disputed South China Sea. Regional alarm is growing at moves by China aggressively to stake its claim to most of the sea, including a large-scale island-building programme. The United […]

09.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
German-born engineer from US space team dies

German-born engineer from US space team dies

(AFP) – Oscar Holderer, the last known engineer who left Germany after World War II to work on the US space program, died at the age of 95. Holderer, who worked alongside aerospace-legend Wernher von Braun, was part of “Operation Paperclip” that moved hundreds of engineers from defeated Germany to the US right after the […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, International Stars, U.S. News ·
Amazon TV stick goes abroad, gets new features

Amazon TV stick goes abroad, gets new features

(Washington-AFP) – Amazon announced Tuesday its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services. The US online and retail giant also said its media stick — a rival to Google Chromecast — would also get an update to […]

25.03.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Salty foods could have protective benefit: study

Salty foods could have protective benefit: study

(Relaxnews) – Dietary salt could defend the body against invading microbes, according to a new study. Overconsumption of salt has long been known to increase risk of heart disease and stroke however, researchers in Germany say it warded off skin-parasites from infecting mice. “Up to now, salt has been regarded as a detrimental dietary factor,” […]

04.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Erotic ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ starts worldwide rollout

Erotic ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ starts worldwide rollout

(Paris-AFP) – “Fifty Shades of Grey”, the long-anticipated movie version of the bestselling erotic novel, began its worldwide rollout on Wednesday, with sex-savvy France one of the first to catch a glimpse. The film, starring Jamie Dornan as a billionaire with a penchant for S&M and Dakota Johnson as a virginal student who falls under […]

12.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Valentine's Day ·
Tech agenda: Digital Entertainment World 


Tech agenda: Digital Entertainment World 


(Relaxnews) – February continues with Digital Entertainment World, a show billed as the only event that considers every element of the digital content ecosystem Digital Entertainment World February 10-12 Los Angeles, California, USA Three days dedicated to the monetization of digital content; expect 300 speakers, 100 different sessions, panel discussions and tech showcases araound everything […]

06.02.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Spain sees record 65 mn tourist visits in 2014, quarter British

Spain sees record 65 mn tourist visits in 2014, quarter British

(Madrid-AFP) – Spain received a record 65 million visits from foreign tourists in 2014, nearly a quarter of them British, the government said Thursday in a fresh boost for the country’s recovering economy. The overall number of visits by foreign tourists to Spain was the highest on record and rose by 4.3 million, or more […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to get November 14 launch

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to get November 14 launch

(Relaxnews) – The innovative phablet with a second sloping display will be hitting the shops in the US just in time for Thanksgiving. The handset sports a 5.6-inch Quad HD super AMOLED screen but unlike on other phablets, this one is sloping, wrapping around one side of the device. The idea is that this second […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
New Mercedes concept reveals budget SUV plans

New Mercedes concept reveals budget SUV plans

(Relaxnews) – The G-Code may just be a design study at the moment but its unveiling in China on Monday is the clearest sign yet that the company is set to offer a premium yet affordable crossover. Based on the same platform as the entry-level A-Class compact hatchback, the G-Code’s exterior looks are the result […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Saudi capital’s $22.5 bn metro a race against time: official

Saudi capital’s $22.5 bn metro a race against time: official

(RIYADH-AFP) – The sprawling and congested Saudi capital is in a race against time to complete its $22.5 billion metro system within four years, a senior official said on Wednesday. Abdullah Allohaidan told AFP in an interview that the rail and bus development — whose construction is changing the face of Riyadh — is the […]

29.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, World News ·
President Aquino arrives in Manila after five-nation official tour

President Aquino arrives in Manila after five-nation official tour

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived in Manila Thursday evening after a working visit that covered five nations. His Philippine Airline PR001 flight from San Francisco, California, United States touched down at the Manila International Airport past 10:00 p.m. In his arrival speech at the NAIA Terminal 2, the President reported his […]

30.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Germany backs PHL’ position to settle territorial disputes peacefully

Germany backs PHL’ position to settle territorial disputes peacefully

BERLIN, Germany (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday agreed that the territorial disputes in the South China Sea must be settled peacefully in accordance with international law. President Aquino, who is in Germany for the last leg of his four-nation European tour, met with Chancellor Merkel at […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Commemorative 9/11 museum receives more than one million visitors

Commemorative 9/11 museum receives more than one million visitors

(Relaxnews) – The 9/11 Memorial Museum reached a major milestone near the anniversary of America’s darkest day, receiving more than one million visitors just four months after opening. In addition to visitors from all 50 US states, the museum also received visitors from more than 130 countries. The biggest international source countries are UK, Canada, […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
PHL exports up 12.4% in July, 2nd fastest in East and Southeast Asia after China – NEDA

PHL exports up 12.4% in July, 2nd fastest in East and Southeast Asia after China – NEDA

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Merchandise exports grew by 12.4 percent in July 2014, largely on higher revenues from manufactured and agro-based products, the National Economic and Development Authority said Wednesday. Citing a report by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), NEDA said the value of merchandise exports grew to $5.5 billion during the period from $4.9 billion […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Netflix: the revolution that changed the US TV landscape

Netflix: the revolution that changed the US TV landscape

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – From doorstep DVD delivery to binge-watching on tablets and phones: In 17 years Netflix has revolutionized the US television industry several times over. The company — which is about to arrive in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and Austria — has also totally revamped the relationship Americans have with both TV shows and […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Aquino to seek Europe’s help in China sea dispute

Aquino to seek Europe’s help in China sea dispute

MANILA  (AFP) – President Benigno Aquino will seek European support for Philippine efforts to resolve maritime territorial disputes with China during a week-long visit to EU nations including France and Germany, a foreign ministry official said Monday. Aquino will also raise his proposal to stop China from further escalating tensions in the strategically-vital South China […]

09.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
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