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Only females who are ‘virgins’ may serve in the military April 3, 2016 21:56

Only females who are ‘virgins’ may serve in the military

Any young women seeking to enter the country’s armed forces must first undergo a very unusual virginity test.   Yudith Díaz Gazán   Until [...]
 
What isn’t known about Lavenham March 20, 2016 20:22

What isn’t known about Lavenham

In this village, which is also a civil parish, situated in  the county of Suffolk, in the south of England, there is so much [...]
 
China: Single & independent …no longer a social drama March 14, 2016 06:18

China: Single & independent …no longer a social drama

In an ancient and sexist society that is plagued by some traditions, women are beginning to reflect. Now, being a wife and mother is [...]
 
 
José Martí: The frenzy of love in calmness February 28, 2016 10:54

José Martí: The frenzy of love in calmness

Between the 5th and 9th of January 1878, José Martí and his wife, Carmen Zayas-Bazán, stayed in the resort of Playa Manzanillo, Acapulco to [...]
 
January 24, 2016 22:56

Brixton… a trip into the past…

Within zone 2 lies a lively city that reflects a true mix of many different backgrounds coming together within London. With a blend of [...]
 
The funnel-eared bat: tiny  and exclusively Cuban November 16, 2015 10:10

The funnel-eared bat: tiny and exclusively Cuban

Its scientific name is Nyctiellus lepidus, it is the smallest found on the Caribbean island, the second smallest on the planet and is often [...]
 
 
A Christ for criminals? November 1, 2015 06:59

A Christ for criminals?

Mixila González believes in the Black Christ of Portobelo’s miracles because he granted her the gift of a son. That is why she is [...]
 
Football and Cinema in the Berlin Stadium June 1, 2015 23:22

Football and Cinema in the Berlin Stadium

When sport and art join forces they are capable of moving people at surprising levels, and it is something like this that is expected [...]
 
Monserrate… from top to bottom… May 24, 2015 23:16

Monserrate… from top to bottom…

Visible throughout the city, the mountain of Monserrate, is the city’s highest peak and an amazing natural vantage point, where locals and visitors alike [...]
 
 
Villa de Leyva, where Spain never left February 7, 2015 16:01

Villa de Leyva, where Spain never left

In this region, as in many in Colombia, the colonial period is never far from the minds of the majority of its inhabitants: “Posada [...]
 
In Ipswich, churches aren’t just for mass December 15, 2014 02:00

In Ipswich, churches aren’t just for mass

They say that it is an English city with many churches but few church-goers. For this reason, the Anglican Church is struggling to maintain [...]
 
‘Travel the world in your own city’, a way to redefine multiculturalism December 14, 2014 03:48

‘Travel the world in your own city’, a way to redefine multiculturalism

Multiculturalism. A word we hear every day. We all know that we live in multicultural cities such as London. We hear stats bandied about [...]
 
 
Damascus: in the midst of walls, jasmine and mosques December 1, 2014 00:24

Damascus: in the midst of walls, jasmine and mosques

Come in, come in, says a man at the entrance to his handicrafts shop, while all around him there is the hustle and bustle [...]
 
Liverpool, a mythical city December 7, 2013 20:30

Liverpool, a mythical city

Considered an old and not particularly attractive city in Northern England, today Liverpool with now over 100 years under its belt is emerging as [...]
 
Public transport in London: diverse, vital and vibrant August 18, 2013 00:00

Public transport in London: diverse, vital and vibrant

 It is a pillar in the functioning of the city. Over 3 million Londoners use it. Without it, the city would be paralysed. The [...]
 
 
 

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