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Advent Kim says the church’s lack of cooperation lies at the core of its recruitment method. “They don’t tell newcomers they are Shincheonji at first. Only after they feel that the newcomer is ready to accept them do they come clean. By then, most choose to stay, as did I. Members-in-training most likely don’t know the group they belong to is Shincheonji, thinking they are attending a career or hobby-related group for acupuncture or pet grooming.” … [Read more...] about ‘We’re treated like criminals’: South Korean sect feels coronavirus backlash
Nuttvia Hazelnut Spread Score: 67/100Price: $6 for 350gWhat the taste-testers said: American-made Nuttvia is marketed as a healthier alternative to Nutella. The product is vegan, contains no palm oil and uses sweeteners rather than sugar. It was by far the most controversial of the spreads tested. One tester gave the product a perfect score, and another rated it lowest, writing “YUK” on their test-sheet. Tasters noted the spread’s grainer consistency, which two stated they preferred over smoother textures when the product was spread on bread. One tester described the flavour as “subtle”, while another found the artificial sweetener “too sugary”. What the dietitian says: Although Nuttvia is meant to be healthier, it was not Greenfield’s healthiest pick. She says that while it is certainly the lowest in sugar, it was also lower in protein “so we’re less likely to feel fuller for longer”. … [Read more...] about Lindt v Nutella: what is the best chocolate hazelnut spread in Australia?
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Mark Carney has told Sky News that Britain should prepare itself for an economic growth downgrade if the impact of COVID-19 deepensThe Dow Jones index in the US tumbled by almost 1,200 points on Thursday - the biggest one-day drop in its historyBritish cyclists Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish are among the riders being tested for the coronavirus after the UAE Tour was cancelledOfficials in California are trying to retrace the movements of a woman who could be the first to contract COVID-19 with no known connection to travel abroadThe number of coronavirus cases in South Korea has exceeded 2,000 after 256 new diagnoses were confirmedThe sharp downwards trend of new COVID-19 cases has continued in China, where there were 327 new cases and 44 deaths on Thursday. Setback for Britons in Tenerife … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Top doctor explains how COVID-19 outbreak could affect life in the UK