January 8, 2023

Climate Activists to Defend Village From Demolition by Coal Mine

Climate activists pledged Sunday to defend a tiny village in western Germany from being bulldozed for the expansion of a nearby coal mine that has become a battleground between the government and environmental campaigners.Hundreds of people from across…

Little respite in fighting as Ukraine marks Orthodox Christmas

Ukrainians and Russians marked Orthodox Christmas on Saturday, as the 36-hour ceasefire ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin ran its course with little sign the fighting had eased.War-scarred cities in eastern Ukraine saw no significant let-up i…

CES 2023: Smelling, Touching Take Center Stage in Metaverse

Is the metaverse closer than we think?It depends on whom you ask at CES, where companies are showing off innovations that could immerse us deeper into virtual reality, otherwise known as VR.The metaverse — essentially a buzzword for three-dimensional v…

Former Seychelles Miss Regatta winner sets up beauty academy

A former winner of the Seychelles Miss Regatta beauty pageant has started a beauty academy aimed at bringing more self-development and positivity among the youth. Stephanie Duval, 33, who won the Regatta pageant in 2007, has set up Liv Beauty Academy …