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Tunisia’s vineyards: Local producers encourage development of sector
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Tunisia’s vineyards: Local producers encourage development of sector

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 11:33Modified: 27/10/2022 – 12:07 In Tunisia, the wine industry is doing well. There are close to two million local consumers, not counting tourists. Despite the effects of climate change, this year’s harvest promises to be good. Wine professionals want the state to liberalise the sector and help further improve quality. Tunisian wine is gaining...

Islanders legend Denis Potvin creates ‘Potvin Socks’
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Islanders legend Denis Potvin creates ‘Potvin Socks’

Anytime the New York Rangers play, their fans’ derogatory chant toward New York Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin can be heard. It begins with a fan whistling from the stands, repeating the same five notes three times. Then three staccato whistles. Then the chorus: “POTVIN SUCKS!” The tune has existed for decades, whether...

Panthers dress up for Halloween event with hospital patients
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Panthers dress up for Halloween event with hospital patients

Halloween is less than a week away, and many sports teams are getting into the spirit. The Carolina Panthers are the latest to celebrate, as they hosted their “Halloween Spooktacular” event. Carolina’s 2022 rookies and patients from the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, strutted their stuff while dressed up in costumes featuring various...

YouTube Is Rolling Out New Features
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YouTube Is Rolling Out New Features

Photo: Kaspars Grinvalds (Shutterstock) It’s hard to believe, but YouTube just celebrated its 17th birthday. To commemorate the website’s ability to see R-rated movies, YouTube is rolling out a suite of new features and changes to all users over the coming weeks. Here’s what you can expect when the new YouTube hits your devices. One...

Culture wars spill into school board races
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Culture wars spill into school board races

Slates of candidates run to remove curriculum related to racial justice and gender identity. MINNEAPOLIS — Local nonpartisan school board races across Minnesota are now infused with themes of a larger conservative movement against racial justice studies and recognition of gender identity. One such battle is playing out in the Prior Lake – Savage Area...

Taipei Fashion Week’s Spring Summer 2023 Was All About Fashion, Culture, And Sustainability
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Taipei Fashion Week’s Spring Summer 2023 Was All About Fashion, Culture, And Sustainability

Taipei Fashion Week returned this month, first showcasing Spring Summer ’23 collections via a themed group opening show before the unveiling of collections from designers participating—all with a focus on sustainability. During the event, 14 brands participated to demonstrate the important topics of functionality, sustainability, crossover, diversity, and humanity. They included #DAMUR, be homme, C JEAN,...

Hopes for India-UK FTA talks impetus with new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
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Hopes for India-UK FTA talks impetus with new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

As Rishi Sunak takes over as Britain’s first Indian-origin Prime Minister on Tuesday, there is renewed hope that the India-UK free trade agreement (FTA) will get a much-needed impetus after the Diwali deadline for draft completion was missed amid political turmoil in the UK. While the October timeline was set by former...

How the IPA Went From Craft Beer Darling to Cringe
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How the IPA Went From Craft Beer Darling to Cringe

1760s: Brewers start adding extra hops to all their beers headed to countries with warmer climates, like English porters and pale ales bound for India.  1835: The first specific mention of “Pale Ale prepared for India” written as “East India Pale Ale” first appears in an English newspaper. 1878: Against a backdrop of lager-dominated American...