SCHOOL holidays, birthday parties and having someone else cook your meals are among the things adults miss most from their childhoods, a study has found. Playing with Lego, the Sega Mega Drive and sitting down with a huge toy catalogue to write birthday and Christmas wish lists … [Read more...] about These are the top 50 things adults miss from their childhood – but how many are YOU nostalgic for?
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Housers founders Álvaro Luna (left) and Tono Brusola (right). Photo: Housers. Seven years after Spain's property bubble spectacularly burst, a Madrid startup is helping to get the Spanish real estate market back on its feet, using crowdfunding from everyday people. Last … [Read more...] about The startup transforming everyday Spaniards into real estate investors
During the days of Portuguese dictator Salazar, critics of the regime called Fado, their national music, one of the three 'Fs' that helped keep the dictatorship in place. The other two: Fatima, referred to the Catholic hierarchy, an ally of the regime, and football, a pleasant … [Read more...] about Portugal Remembers “Revolution of the Carnations”
Targeted killings, suicide bombings, mayhem and carnage; Pakistan, particularly its southern port city of Karachi, presents a ghastly picture these days. Many say that there is a civil war going on. Some think outlawed militant Islamist organizations are creating panic and chaos … [Read more...] about Music in the midst of violence and madness
Fans wait years to subscribe to its concerts. Tickets to the hugely popular New Year's concert are in such demand that they are sold under a lottery system. It is watched by 50 million on a world-wide television broadcast For years, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra "tried to … [Read more...] about The Vienna Philharmonic reveals its Nazi past