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Marie Bashkirtseff – Ukrainian-born artist and writer

Marie Bashkirtseff - Ukrainian-born artist and writer

Marie Bashkirtseff was born on November 12, 1858 in the then-Russian Ukraine. Her parents were of noble lineage, but marital troubles prompted Marie’s mother to take her children and leave the family estate. This initial exit led to an extended…

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Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary

If “Karlovy Vary” sounds familiar, that because It generally makes the headlines round about early- to mid-summer as it plays host to an international film festival every year. A popular retreat among celebrities, movies such as Casino Royale and Last…

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British PM Theresa May hints delaying Brexit for months

British PM Theresa May

Brexit would be delayed by about months to avoid hard border in Ireland, said British prime minister Theresa May without any extension information on its transition. The scheduled end-date of final departure of Britain from European Union (EU) is December…

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Theresa May denies favoring November election

Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said a November election would not be of national interest as she is working upon delivering a good deal with Europe in the terms of national interest too. She was on her way to New…

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New-Old Design British Passports to Start Rolling Late Next Year

british Passports

One step towards Brexit has been solved. The blue passports for British people will be rolled out late next year with new-old design, replacing burgundy cover that existed since 1980s. After the exit of United Kingdom from European Union in…

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Travel Guide to Sigulda and Gauja National Park in Latvia, Europe

Latvia, Europe

If you want some time out in the Latvian countryside while you’re staying in the capital, Riga, then a day trip out to Sigulda, Turaida and the Gauja National Park is the perfect way to do it. Getting To and…

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UK Enjoying Worst Press Freedom In Western Europe: Report

press freedom

Reporters are more restricted in United Kingdom than other countries in western Europe, finds a new study in annual World Press Freedom Index. According to Reporters Without Borders the country is placed at 40th place3 in global ranking of 180…

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Best Women’s European Travel Accessories – Long Summer Scarves


Women are suggested to pack light and fit in with the European locals. If not, just look hotter than fellow travelers. Simply pack one or two long lightweight scarves in face-flattering colors. Gauzy, sheer scarves weigh absolutely nothing and are…

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British Travelers Paying More In Europe As School Summer Holiday Begins


Britons are being offered the worst ever foreign exchange rates. It is as low as 88 euro cents against a pound at British airports when holidaymakers are heading to Europe. The lowest reported being offered at the Cardiff airport. Travelers…

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Londoners Urged To Use No Cars On Monday Amid Incoming Air Pollution From Europe

Amid air pollution drifting in from Europe, the Londoners were urged to leave their cars at home on Monday. The worst affected areas included Westminster and moderate warnings were issued for the city. London Air, the pollution monitoring centre at…

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