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New York has reasserted its liberal credentials by voting Democrat Bill de Blasio its Mayor after two decades under Republican governance.
Democrat Bill de Blasio has won the race for New York Mayor with a landslide. But what makes this charismatic man so interesting even to foreigners like us?
To celebrate the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan and the re opening of the Grande Museo del Duomo as well as the Archives of the Veneranda Fabbrica, the city of Milan transforms its Duomo into a digital entertainment space.
There is a stronger relationship with saints in Mediterranean Christian countries that in most other places in the world with the exception of some countries in Latin America. Why is this?
There’s nothing children love more than a good scare at bedtime, especially on Halloween. The great thing is, they’re so easy to scare, the old ghost stories that scared the socks off you still have the same effect on them! Swide has 5 scary stories for kids.
On the 23rd October, 4 months after he was born, Prince George, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and third in line to the British Throne will be Christened at Buckingham Palace. Though many of the traditions will be the same there is one major divergence, the Christening Gown.
The Claridge's iconic Christmas tree is due to get a very Sicilian makeover in 2013 with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana designing the theme for this year's festive conifer.
Halloween is the perfect night to conduct a séance, and with all the paranormal activities going on that evening, even novices may get a ghost to communicate with them. Here are the steps on how to get organised and what to do.
So Halloween is just around the corner and we’re all fretting about what type of costume to go for this year. Of course the recent boom in horror TV series give us plenty of inspiration, but here is a brief guide of what not to do mainly, and a few things to do.
The Rosary has an intricate and interesting history, dating back to pre Christian times. In Catholic cultures, especially in South America, Italy and Spain, where the Marian cult is stronger than anywhere, the rosary has taken up an important space in the every day life and the collective memory of many families.
The school year is about to start and that got us thinking about the most exclusive places to send your children so that they can have the right start in life, and make the right friends. Swide selects the top 8.
If you could go back and choose your career path again would you do the same? Would you choose monetary remuneration over satisfaction and reward? Creativity over contribution? It’s one of the biggest decisions we’ll have to make and we have to do it early. Sow what are the best and worst jobs in the world?