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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain | A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain’s most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. “The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts,” Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain -- A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Super Cheap Summer Flights to Iceland Starting at $245 Round-trip

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Super Cheap Summer Flights to Iceland Starting at $245 Round-trip

- Peak season is beginning in Iceland, and some of the cheapest fares we’ve ever seen to Iceland are now available from cities all across the United States and Canada. According to , Iceland’s flag carrier, Icelandair, is selling tickets to Reykjavik for as little as $245 round-trip. All flights are non-stop, and include one complimentary checked bag. The lowest fares are from Toronto, which are selling for $245

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How to Have an Affordable Vacation in Greece

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How to Have an Affordable Vacation in Greece

- A high-end vacation in Greece is within reach even if you don’t have a big budget, says Christos Stergiou, the founder and owner of TrueGreece, an Athens-based travel company selling luxury trips to Greece. “Compared to many other European countries popular with travelers, Greece is affordable, and it’s possible to have a very upscale vacation here without blowing the bank,” he said

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Bradley adds Norwegian Air flights to Scotland with fares starting at $65

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Bradley adds Norwegian Air flights to Scotland with fares starting at $65

- WINDSOR LOCKS -- Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air started flying Saturday from Bradley International Airport to Edinburgh, Scotland, giving the region's airport two international flights. Tickets are on sale now at norwegian.com/us, with fares beginning at $65, including taxes. The no-frills price does not include checked baggage or a meal and allows for only a small carry-on. Norwegian's international service at Bradley joins Irish airline Aer Lingus, which started last fall flying nonstop to Dublin

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Pancetta-baked eggs with a minted pea and feta salad

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Pancetta-baked eggs with a minted pea and feta salad

- Preparation time. Cooking time. Serves. This is an easy and stylish way to do bacon and eggs. Turn it into proper brunch with a fresh pea and feta salad. Donna Hay From Unfortunately we are unable to add this recipe to your favourites, please try again later.

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McDonald’s ‘healthy’ options can contain MORE calories than some burgers, soft drinks and desserts

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McDonald’s ‘healthy’ options can contain MORE calories than some burgers, soft drinks and desserts

- MCDONALD’S “healthy” options can contain MORE calories than some of its favourite burgers, soft drinks and desserts. Dishes including its Hamburger at 250 calories, contain fewer weight-gaining units than the Crispy Chicken Salad at 265 calories, while a Cheeseburger at 301 calories has fewer than a Crispy Chicken and Bacon Salad at 316. Despite a McFlurry being considered a calorie-busting treat, the Oreo version has 310 calories — six fewer than the Crispy Chicken and Bacon Salad

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How to Cook up a Storm on Your Next Camping Trip

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How to Cook up a Storm on Your Next Camping Trip

- Going on a camping trip? No need to lug your hefty Dutch oven to cook a feast in the woods. With a little planning, you can whip up loads of good eats and drinks on an easy-to-carry camp stove. Below, four handy tips for cooking and dining in the great outdoors: DRESS UP YOUR OATMEAL Skip sugary oatmeal packets, and pack your own DIY mix

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In Portugal, PM Modi Enjoys Gujarati Vegetarian Meal

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In Portugal, PM Modi Enjoys Gujarati Vegetarian Meal

- Portugal might turn out to be a home away from home for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at least when it comes to food. PM Modi, who , enjoyed a delicious meal after Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa arranged a Gujarati vegetarian lunch. "In a gesture of personal warmth and attention, PM @antoniocostapm arranged a special Gujarati meal at the lunch hosted for PM @narendramodi," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted

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France has a lot to learn from India: French chef Franck Geuffroy

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France has a lot to learn from India: French chef Franck Geuffroy

- Written by Jyotsna Basotia | New Delhi | Updated: June 24, 2017 9:34 pm Can you resist when the aroma of the French toast, custard tarts, chocolate waffles, pancakes and caramelised apple omelette fills you? French cuisine is best known for its finesse and flavour that makes it unique from the global dishes. To inculcate the art of cooking French dishes, chefs from France flew in all the way to Delhi to hold masterclasses for passionate individuals and industry professionals at Vivanta by Taj from June 20 to June 22

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The menu of Portuguese PM Costa's special Gujarati lunch for PM Modi will make you hungry!

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The menu of Portuguese PM Costa's special Gujarati lunch for PM Modi will make you hungry!

- Portuguese PM Costa special lunch included tarkha daal, rajma, aakhu shaak and mango shrikhand for his Indian counterpart. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa and discussed ways to further intensify bilateral relations. Modi, who arrived here on the first leg of his three- nation tour, said his brief visit will further strengthen relations between India and Portugal

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Brit holidaymakers targeted by compensation touts who are behind tourists bagging £2,000 for bogus sickness claims

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Brit holidaymakers targeted by compensation touts who are behind tourists bagging £2,000 for bogus sickness claims

- TOUTS are cajoling holidaying Brits into making bogus food poisoning claims – with Spanish tourism bosses complaining it’s now reaching epidemic proportions. As reported, the UK Government is set to crackdown on scammers by fining any UK holidaymaker who puts in a false claim. Since 2013 tummy bug claims have surged by 430 per cent, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA)

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Pamela Anderson Is Opening a Restaurant in France Next Month

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Pamela Anderson Is Opening a Restaurant in France Next Month

- Actress Pamela Anderson will be opening a new pop-up restaurant in France this July. La table du Marche, opening to the public for 50 days starting on July 4, will serve vegan dishes like tomato tartar with goji berries, risotto with asparagus, and eggplant candied tomatoes. Anderson is teaming up with Chef Christophe Leroy, whose restaurants can be found across Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle, Paris, Marrakech, and Morocco

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  • How to Make Gougeres (French Cheese Puffs)
    How to Make Gougeres (French Cheese Puffs)

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    Cheese gougères are essentially French cheese puffs. They are great to serve as an alternative to dinner rolls or as a tasty appetizer. Gougères should be crispy on the outside and soft and cheesy on the inside. Make plenty of these cheese puffs because they are quick to eat and tend to go fast. To make cheese gougères, prep the ingredients and tools, mix your ingredients and form the balls, and serve them while they are hot and steamy on the inside

     

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  • Belgian Malinois canines tracking poachers in Assam
    Belgian Malinois canines tracking poachers in Assam

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    Top News Zorba and Bubbly are no ordinary canines as they are helping the security personnel in tracking poachers in three National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries of Assam. Aaranyak’s dog squad, termed the K-9 dog squad, currently comprises two Belgium Malinois breeds but will be strengthened further with the induction of three more members later this year, the Scientific and Industrial Research organisation’s Secretary General Bibhab Kumar Talukdar told reporters here today

     

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  • How to Make Gougeres (French Cheese Puffs)
    How to Make Gougeres (French Cheese Puffs)

    , wikihow.com

    Cheese gougères are essentially French cheese puffs. They are great to serve as an alternative to dinner rolls or as a tasty appetizer. Gougères should be crispy on the outside and soft and cheesy on the inside. Make plenty of these cheese puffs because they are quick to eat and tend to go fast. To make cheese gougères, prep the ingredients and tools, mix your ingredients and form the balls, and serve them while they are hot and steamy on the inside

     

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