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  • Out in the bush, providing medical care when there are no medical clinics or hospitals

    Bangui, Central African Republic Politics, Current Affairs, Health & Fitness, Medical, Cultural 17 Aug 2017

    There is a dearth of health care workers in Central African Republic. Only 18 Central Africans completed nursing school in Bangui (in part because the crisis was ongoing when they would have started but numbers are always low). So, humanitarian organizations are looking for innovative ways to get... Read more

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth arriving in Portsmouth

    Littlehampton, United Kingdom Politics, Current Affairs, Technology, War Reporter 17 Aug 2017

    A series of image swill be available as HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH arrives in Portsmoth on Wednsday 16 August, and image swill eb taken from the solent from 8am as she enters Portsmoth. This ship is the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy - four acres of sovereign territory, deployable... Read more

  • NAFTA

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Business 18 Aug 2017

    On Weds. Aug 16 the U.S., Canada & Mexico begin negotiations to re-vamp the North American Free Trade Treaty (NAFTA) in what could re-shape both the economic & political futures of the region. Much is at stake for Mexico which hopes to add the Energy sector. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he... Read more

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    Ferraris in the slum: Venezuela's "Enchufados" rub it in

    Caracas, Venezuela Social 18 Aug 2017

    By Carlos Camacho in Caracas You wouldn’t expect to see an armada of Ferraris in Venezuela. And you certainly would not expect to see the pricey rides on the Caracas-La Guaira highway, the slum-lined road that connects the capital with the main international airport. But there they were on Sunday,... Read more

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    Jordan deports scores of Syrian families back to their country

    Amman, Jordan Politics 23 Aug 2017

    In gross violation to human rights, Jordan continues to deport scores of Syrian families back to the war torn country for what is described as minor offences, risking lives of the asylum seekers and possible enlistment of children in radical groups, while UNHCR and other NGOs stand either contribute... Read more

  • Touring Ireland's Craft Breweries

    Ireland Food & Drink 31 Aug 2017

    Looking for a travel feature for your magazine or lifestyle section? Craft beer and tours of breweries are the big thing for tourists to Ireland this year. What could be better than viewing some of the best scenery in the world while having a glass of beer brewed on site. I visit some of the... Read more

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    Garrus : the world's most expensive rosé wine !

    La Motte, France Food & Drink 31 Aug 2017

    Chateau d’Esclans is located twenty five kilometers northwest of the Mediterranean coast. Garrus is the first wine of Chateau d’Esclans and it might be one of the most expensive : almost 100 euros ! The wine is made from 80-year-old Grenache vines as well as some Rolle. This rosé is made like... Read more

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    Sturia : the leading French caviar producer

    Bordeaux, France Food & Drink 31 Aug 2017

    The company was set up near Bordeaux 20 years ago and has pioneered sturgeon farming in France. It produces around 14 tonnes of caviar a year, which is sold all over the world : Japan, United Arab Emirates, Europe, Russia, … Sturia is thus promoting French gastronomy's international influence and... Read more

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    Château Angélus : Stéphanie de Boüard-Rivoal, the third woman to run legendary wine label

    Saint-Émilion, France Food & Drink 31 Aug 2017

    Stéphanie de Boüard-rivoal, 35 years orld, is the third woman to preside over the fortunes of this estate, Premier Grand Cru Classé A of Saint-Emilion, where she was born and grew up. She measures the full importance of the responsibilities that were entrusted to her. She will continue the work of... Read more

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    Leclerc-Briant, a pioneer for the organic and biodynamic approach in Champagne

    Épernay, France Food & Drink 31 Aug 2017

    The House of Leclerc Briant cultivates 10 hectares of vines which, for the most part, are in villages ranked as Premier Cru. In the late 1940s, the fourth generation of vine growers in the Leclerc family was the first to instil the spirit of organic farming in the family as well as in the vineyards,... Read more

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    Syrian-Armenian Displaced Persons in Armenia

    Yerevan, Armenia Social 31 Aug 2017

    There have been a number of pieces over the past year and more in various international media outlets - both text and broadcast - about Syrian-Armenians in Armenia. These are people who are fleeing their war-torn homes, but who are also returning to an imagined homeland. Some have had success in... Read more

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    Interview with cricketer Ian Botham

    Cambridge, United Kingdom Entertainment & Celebrity 31 Aug 2017

    Ian Botham: ‘I had to introduce myself to my children after tours’ The former cricketer on his close family, his father’s Alzheimer’s and the pleasure of having enough time for his grandchildren As published on the... Read more

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    COUNT US OUT, WE SHALL NEVER VOTE, DE-REGISTER US FROM THE VOTERS' REGISTER, SAYS MIGORI RESIDENTS.

    Kisumu, Kenya War Reporter 31 Aug 2017

    The scars of police brutality in one of the political violence hot-spots in Kenya, Migori. The crime they committed was picketing a long the streets in protest of what they termed as unfair rigging of elections. The scars are visible and the pain of being clobbered still lingers on. Moses Omondi, a... Read more

  • Brewing In Ireland

    Tralee, Ireland Food & Drink 31 Aug 2017

    Ireland's craft brewing business is just getting on its feet. Still it is a strong one, with some great beers, along with excellent brewery tours in different parts of the country. Get the inside story from the smallest one, Burren Brewing, and see how Peter Curtin combines great beers from his... Read more

  • The Flowers are Talking

    Vancouver, Canada Cultural 31 Aug 2017

    The Huichol are a magical indigenous people sometimes known as "the keepers of Peyote" living remotely in the Sierra Madres in central western Mexico. Speaking their own language "Wixari" and living lives closely linked to their religion and nature they are currently experiencing an arc of change as... Read more

  • Hinterlands of war

    Kyiv, Kyiv city, Ukraine Business, Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Arts & Books, War Reporter, Social, Cultural 01 Sep 2017

    I am creating exclusive photo and video material for clients who are interested in covering the war in eastern Ukraine. I am based in Kyiv but make regular trips to regions close to the line of conflict. Feel free to call or email me anytime to discuss any ideas or assignments. Read more

  • What German millennials want from the 2017 election

    Germany Politics, Current Affairs 01 Sep 2017

    LONG-TERM FEATURE series, I intend to travel to all (or several) of Germany's 16 states to explore what young Germans want to see following the upcoming election, the kind of Germany they wish for themselves and what their main worries and fears are. Will they tip the scale? Read more

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    London Fashion Film Festival

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 11 Sep 2017

    I will be attending the 4th annual London Fashion Film Festival on September 10th and will be available for news round-ups of the winners, interviews with organisers/filmmakers or features on the role of fashion film, the best films of the evening etc. Read more

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    Men's Hair Trends for Fall 2017

    Milano, Italy Health & Fitness 17 Sep 2017

    Men's grooming and haircare tips for Fall Winter 2017 - covering predicted trends from expert insiders. Set to be published from Sept 2017 Read more

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    72nd General Assembly at the United Nations

    New York, United States of America Politics 25 Sep 2017

    I will be at the United Nations while the General Assembly takes place (12-25 September ), even weeks before. Feel free to get in touch with me for any desired print or radio coverage in English or Spanish. Read more

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    Climate change behind massive decline in North Atlantic sardine stocks

    Peniche, Portugal Business, Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment 29 Sep 2017

    Since the mid-1980s, the sardine stock - along with the Portuguese quota - has dropped by tens of thousands of tonnes. Scientists say a huge decline in sardine stocks is due to climate change and it's effect upon the oceans - which in the case of the sardines, scientists say, is due to a lack of... Read more

  • 5 Best Shops in Paris for Men's Fashion

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    I would like to include a few luxury fashion shops that are only available or originated in France, such as Éditions M.R, Ami, Balibaris, Jimmy Fairly. Their aesthetics are truly French and I think a lot of people would like to know them. Read more

  • Interview with London Ethnic

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    London Ethnic is a fashion house dedicated to promoting sustainable fashion. I think it'd be interesting to do an interview with them and discuss how they support emerging designers and their 'made in England' approach. Read more

  • Where to Buy Sustainable Fashion in London

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    I would like to include a few brands offering sustainable designs and information on where to find them in London. Brands to include could be: Stella McCartney with its famous faux leather, Melissa Joy Manning with its hand-made jewelry etc. Read more

  • How These Brands Are Promoting Androgyny

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    More and more brands are jumping on the bandwagon of androgynous designs so it'd be interesting to know some pioneers in this field. Equipment is famous for their menswear-inspired shirts, Current/Elliott is known for its coveted boyfriend jeans, Acne Studios for their ground-breaking, de-sexualised... Read more

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    Can CPEC( China Pakistan Economic Corridor) dilute Pakistan's Looming Water Crisis

    Gwadar, Pakistan Investigative Reporting 30 Sep 2017

    Local fishermen that fish on the rocky tops of the Arabian sea the epicenter of CPEC, are faced with a ban on fishing. The jetty is faced with closure the heart of the fishing trade, generations have fished there face a very uncertain future. Access to water has become a privilege in Pakistan, it... Read more

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    Spain’s Ferrovial accused of profiting from Australia’s mistreatment of refugees on Nauru

    Madrid, Spain Politics, Current Affairs, Social 01 Oct 2017

    The Spanish corporation, responsible for running the Australian government’s migrants detention centre, is making ‘millions of dollars from a system that amounts to torture of refugees and people seeking asylum’, Amnesty International has said. A spokesperson from Ferrovial has denied any... Read more

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    Brexit Talks, the view from Brussels

    Brussel, Belgium Politics, Current Affairs 31 Oct 2017

    I will be covering the ongoing Brexit negotiations over the next two years. As agreed this week, face-to-face talks will take place between one week a month. In the week preceding each of these negotiation sessions, civil servants will work behind the scenes on the agenda. The European Commission... Read more

  • Protest taking place in Cameroon

    Yaounde, Centre, Cameroon Current Affairs 01 Nov 2017

    Thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians in the main opposition stronghold of Bamenda, Cameroon, are chanting "we are ready to die" if the military attempts to use violence on a nationwide peaceful protest against the marginalization of nearly 10 million citizens living in English-speaking... Read more

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    BOBST AFRICA “DRIVING INNOVATION FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE” AT THE 2017 ROADSHOW IN ABIDJAN

    Ikeja, Nigeria Business 01 Nov 2017

    BOBST is organizing a two-day conference within Africa Roadshow for converting solutions 2017, under the theme DRIVING INNOVATION FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. The event will take place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast at the Radisson Blu Hotel on 21st and 22nd February, dedicated to flexible material on the... Read more

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