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Italy's 'Barter Week' Lets You Trade Skills for a B&B Stay

It's not so much a "wash the dishes" arrangement; rather, interested guests can get matched to B&B hosts looking for specific goods and services.(Another approach involves looking at a B&B's "wishlist" and contacting them if you have what they're looking for.

Kerala High Court overrules I&B, says screen S Durga at IFFI

Days after the Information & Broadcasting Ministry dropped S Durga from the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the Kerala High Court Tuesday ordered the screening of the Malayalam film at the festival.I&B Ministry standing counsel C G Preetha said the government was considering a challenge to the order.

New boat insurance cover for pets at sea

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Maritime insurance specialist Navigators & General’s (N&G) has introduced insurance cover for pets at sea.The introduction of the policy follows an increase in the number of boat owners taking their pets aboard with them.

Romantic resorts on the Caribbean coast

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideCouples can arrange a private and romantic dining experience at NIZUC Resort & Spa.(Photo: NIZUC Resort & Spa)The resorts along Mexico’s Caribbean coast have enough variety to please the most demanding honeymooners.

The U.K. Has Banned Microbeads. Why?

The items in question are plastic microbeads, and on Tuesday, Britain made good on a pledge to ban the manufacturing of personal care products containing them.Manufacturers including Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble have advertised the exfoliating powers of microbeads, particularly in face and body scrubs.

When Wall Street Was Unoccupied

An unbuilt proposal for a new home for the New York Stock Exchange, 33 Wall Street, 2000, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.Credit
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Let me tell you, teenage readers of The New York Times, a story you might not believe.