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Delights from a small country

Long ago, when I was a small boy and the world seemed a different place, I used to listen to a science-fiction programme on...

Pink Floyd: “The Endless River” – 5 stars

The “Endless River” was released by Pink Floyd in 2014 and in a way it completed the band’s full circle.  Floyd were formed in...

Prodigious talent

A hundred years ago on Sunday 25th August 1918, a boy was born to a Ukrainian-Jewish couple in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The child was to become...

Ideal Partners

Cheese and wine have been partners for a long time. Cheese tends to make wine taste better because it coats the palate and not...

Baroque Beat

The recent arrival of November reminded me of the cold grey days of early winter in the Old Country and as a teenager, having...

As Spanish as…

Classical Connections by Colin Kaye It’s ironic that some of the most evocative Spanish-sounding music was written by composers who were not even Spanish. Until...

Gervais crafts intelligent and thoughtful thriller

Pierce Hunt has returned from a six-month forced leave after a reporter is injured during a bust even though it’s not Hunt’s fault. On his...

J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices

Trenton, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products,...

In Tarantino’s latest, a radiant Hollywood fable

Los Angeles (AP) - Quentin Tarantino has, for a while now, been reminding us what’s so great about movies — or at least, what...

Sponsor takes HHN kids on Sunday cruise

Fifteen kids and staff from the Human Help Network enjoyed a day on the sea as one of the foundation’s sponsors opened his private...

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Songkhla border closed, Thais in Malaysia urged to cross border in other provinces

The Malaysian authorities have recently closed Bukit Kayu Hitam border crossing temporarily, making it impossible for Thais in Malaysia to return through Sadao border...

Anti-government demonstrators gather at Thammasat University, Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators showed up in front of the ThaPrachan campus of Thammasat University facing Sanam Luang ground while local police were present to ensure...

Heavy rain hits eastern and northeastern Thailand as storm Noul moves in

Tropical Storm Noul has caused heavy rainfalls in Thailand’s northeast as the Category 3 tropical storm made landfall in Vietnam’s Hue city early on...

Storm Noul causes flash floods and strong winds across Thailand

Storm Noul brought persistent rain to the heart of Nakhon Ratchasima province where flooding and felled trees which damaged houses were reported in many...

Anti-government protesters break into campus in Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators forced their way into the ThaPrachan campus of Thammasat University, set up their stage in its football field and planned to move...