New Years Eve 2016 celebrations  in pictures
Dec31

New Years Eve 2016 celebrations in pictures

As the clock strikes midnight around the world, people celebrate the beginning of the new year Read more:...

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Why three children is my magic number
Dec31

Why three children is my magic number

Who would be mad enough to do that? was the reaction from Rebecca Leys friends when she mooted the idea of having a third child. So, 10 months on, would she recommend it? Someone once told me that everyone knows howmany children they ideally want. And for me, three was the magic number. We had two already, but I realised a question had formed andwas lodged in the back of my mind: Should I have another? Or, more pertinently perhaps,...

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Trump bids a blockbuster 2016 farewell
Dec31

Trump bids a blockbuster 2016 farewell

Palm Beach, Florida (CNN)President-elect Donald Trump will say goodbye to 2016 alongside 800 paying guests at his Mar-a-Lago estate Saturday, surrounded by an explosion of white and green flowers in his massive ballroom. The annual Mar-a-Lago New Year’s Eve, which wife Melania and son Barron will also attend, is a highlight on the private club’s social calendar, members say. One indicated that prices range from $525 for...

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Displaced: faces of some of the worlds 63 million people fleeing disaster
Dec31

Displaced: faces of some of the worlds 63 million people fleeing disaster

War, weather, climate change and terrorism have made millions homeless. UN photographer Muse Mohammed has documented how they have coped Civil war. Climate change. Starvation. Natural disaster. Terrorism. The causes are many, the results are grimly familiar for tens of millions of people displaced from their homes around the world and forced to find shelter and food often thousands of miles away, in unfamiliar, sometimes unwelcoming...

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Willian double sinks brave Stoke and extends Chelsea run to 13 straight wins
Dec31

Willian double sinks brave Stoke and extends Chelsea run to 13 straight wins

Chelsea completed their 13th straight victory against a spirited Stoke side who twice equalised at Stamford Bridge, but Diego Costas 85th-minute goal sealed their 4-2 Premier League win This was a wholly fitting summation of the thrill that has been Antonio Contes first six months at Chelsea, a frenzy of a contest to see out the year with the leaders, untouchable since the end of September, savouring a 13th victory in succession....

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