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Love in the time of Trump: Dating sites for politically passionate

Los Angeles - The encounter had seemed promising enough, but the couple brought together by an online dating site failed to connect because of one glaring, irreconcilable difference: He was a Donald Trump supporter, she was not.

Swiss restaurant still in world's top 10 despite chef's suicide

Paris - The Swiss restaurant named the best in the world last year remained in the top 10 of the La Liste ranking Monday despite the tragic loss of its star chef who killed himself weeks after lifting the honour.

Airbnb agrees 60-day limit on Amsterdam home rentals

Den Haag - Amsterdam has reached a pioneering agreement with home rentals website Airbnb to limit the sharing of private homes to 60 days a year, the city and website said Thursday.

To Audrey with love: a fashion designer's tribute

Den Haag - One of the fashion world's greatest platonic love stories almost never came to pass, when in the 1950s French couturier Hubert de Givenchy at first refused a request to design for Audrey Hepburn.

The woman who decides what wine presidents drink

Paris - It came as a shock. But Virginie Routis learned very early that one of the obstacles she was going to have to overcome to become a top wine waiter was sexism.

'Dronejacking' may be the next big cyber threat

Washington - A big rise in drone use is likely to lead to a new wave of "dronejackings" by cybercriminals, security experts warned Tuesday.

Foie gras, saxophone blast into space with astronauts

Baikonur - A trio of astronauts soared into orbit Friday bound for the International Space Station, with their Soyuz spacecraft delivering some fancy French food, a saxophone and the future female commander.

Barcelona cannabis club shut down for selling marijuana candy

Barcelona - Authorities in Spain closed down a cannabis club in Barcelona that sold marijuana candy and other similar products to more than 16,000 people, many of them tourists, police said Tuesday.

Crowds dice with death at Myanmar's explosive fire balloon festival

Inya - The skies of central Myanmar were set ablaze this week with the beginning of the Taunggyi fire balloon festival, one of the most beautiful and dangerous celebrations in Asia.

Rubik's cube loses EU trademark

Luxembourg - The makers of the Rubik's cube, the multicoloured puzzle that has baffled millions of people around the world, on Thursday lost a battle with the EU's top court to trademark its distinctive shape.

Rubik's cube loses EU trademark

Luxembourg - The makers of the Rubik's cube, the multicoloured puzzle that has baffled millions of people around the world, on Thursday lost a battle with the EU's top court to trademark its distinctive shape.

To beer or not to beer: Belgium fears for brewing crown

Brussels - Belgium is historically one of the world's top beer countries but Thomas Costenoble, organiser of the Brussels Beer Challenge, fears that trouble is brewing.

Jailhouse dogs check in at Portugal prison

Lisbon - Gloria is a regular at Portugal's most infamous prison, but it isn't crime that keeps her coming back. The golden Barbado da Terceira is just one of the canine guests at a most unusual dog kennel run by inmates.

On Halloween, the US Supreme Court ponders costumes

Washington - In a happy coincidence of the US judicial calendar, the Supreme Court on Halloween Monday is set to solemnly take up the subject of costumes and outfits.

US creepy clown craze puts damper on Halloween

Miami - Maybe it's better to leave the clown costume in the closet this Halloween.

Art star Basquiat showcased in Italy retrospective

Milan - New York's Eighties art scene is coming to Milan with a show dedicated to the late Haitian-American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works now sell for phenomenal sums.

Flemish 'Mystic Lamb' masterpiece restored after chaotic past

Ghent - A painstaking restoration of a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece is revealing the long-lost detail and splendour that helped make the altarpiece one of the world's most stolen artworks.

Wine production to fall worldwide in 2016

Paris - Global wine production this year is expected to be among the lowest for 20 years, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine said Thursday.

Myanmar's storied film industry gears up for a sequel

Yangon - With turquoise columns propping up a pink and yellow portico, Myanmar's art deco style Thwin cinema is a rare relic from a golden age of movie-making that dazzled audiences more than half a century ago.

Lights out, volume down in Bangkok's party heart

Bangkok - With soldiers closing down Bangkok's notorious go-go bars and tourists forced to sneak sips of beer from paper cups, Thailand is dialling down its raucous party scene out of respect for the country's late monarch.

Unwanted gods find new home in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Tucked away on a coastal Hong Kong hillside is a different type of recycling point -- here, thousands of unwanted statues of deities look out to sea, gathered and repaired after their owners discard them.

'Star' gazing before Washington's first Michelin Guide

Washington - The question has had the Washington restaurant scene buzzing since news in May of the US capital's first Michelin Guide -- who will get a coveted star?"Michelin, they're pretty secretive...

Dutch freeze court action against Pokemon Go makers

Den Haag - Dutch authorities said Tuesday they have suspended plans to sue the US makers of Pokemon Go after the company deleted its virtual pets from a protected beach in The Hague.

Tax sugary drinks to fight obesity, says WHO

Geneva - The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary drinks as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption.

Michelin gives DC a prestigious vote of culinary confidence

Washington - It's a Wednesday night and Rose's Luxury won't open for nearly another hour, but a line is already snaking out from under the brightly colored awning of one of Washington's buzziest restaurants.

How far to go? Photographers divided over graphic war snaps

Bayeux - How far to go in terms of gore and shock value when covering conflict? Capturing violence on camera was hotly debated on the fringes of Bayeux, a major French photography festival.

One in five Japan employees face 'death from overwork': report

Toukyo - A fifth of the Japanese workforce faces the risk of death from overwork, according to a new government survey into the country's notoriously strenuous working culture.

Thirsty Taiwan makes splash on global whisky scene

- An upstart Taiwanese whisky is outshining veteran brands on the global stage as the island fast earns a reputation as a stamping ground for connoisseurs.

London nightlife reels from Fabric closure

London - "Rest in peace" reads a note outside the Fabric nightclub as London revellers mourn the loss of the flagship nightspot -- just the latest music venue to shut its doors in the British capital.

Lagerfeld chastises Kim Kardashian for flaunting her diamonds

Paris - Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld ticked off Kim Kardashian Tuesday for flaunting her wealth, a day after the reality television star was robbed at gunpoint in Paris of $10 million worth of jewellery.
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