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EXC: Blu Hydrangea details ‘crazy culture shock’ in Morocco…where it’s ILLEGAL to be LGBTQ+

Blu Hydrangea admitted she was shaken after a “scary” encounter with airport security in Morocco, where it is illegal to be in the LGBTQ+ community. The 25-year-old RuPaul’s Drag Race star, who is set to star in the UK franchise spin-off Versus The World, flew to the African country on tour with his band The […]

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Afghan families face culture shock and uncertainty over immigration status as they resettle in Wisconsin

Sher Khan and his family arrived at Fort McCoy in western Wisconsin in early September. They were among some 120,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan in August 2021 as the US military retreated and the Taliban, an armed Islamist group, took control of the country. Many of those evacuees ended up at U.S. military bases like […]

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Derby hopes its cultural club offer will fuel the industrial mecca | Derby

Derby is not known as a tourist mecca. Often overshadowed by nearby Nottingham, bypassed on the Peak District route, locals here know that hotels are quietest on weekends when business people are off. That hasn’t stopped its leaders from tilting to become UK City of Culture 2025. Bidding to reinvigorate civic pride and economic growth […]

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Amad Diallo set for Rangers culture shock, Toby Sibbick doesn’t break hearts and Jeando Fuchs leaves for Posh – Talking Scheidt Live

The broadcast of the penultimate Talking Scheidt was an emotional day for us here at soccer scotland. With Monday the last day of the January window, we are nearing the end of our daily live transfer podcast. And, fortunately for all loyal listeners, Friday was a packed show as we tackled all the latest offers […]

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Nadine Dorries salary: How the Culture Secretary earned £157,000 writing books

Following the resignation of former Tory MP Owen Paterson last November, MPs have come under the spotlight when it comes to their income outside Parliament. The Culture Secretary was one of several Tory politicians who he said had benefited greatly from his second job. So what exactly is his salary? As of April 1, 2020, […]

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“Your roads are paved over graves” – Culture Shock blast Invasion Day with ‘.308’

Invasion Day isn’t exactly the type of day that needs an anthem. That said, it’s a day that needs a lot. We need more discussion, more information; ultimately, it needs a culture shock of its own to eradicate the rusty opinion that remains that this is a day worth celebrating. You don’t have to watch […]

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The Carveth Cultural Club will study Poland in January

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Column Publication date : January 24, 2022 • January 24, 2022 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Carveth Culture Club studies Poland in January. Photo submitted Photo submitted Content of the article Carveth Culture Club is studying Poland in January, a country close to my heart. Advertisement 2 This ad […]

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Viral TikTok describes ‘culture shock’ after US student moves into room in Dublin

An American student has described the massive culture shock she suffered upon entering her new room in Dublin. The now viral TikTok highlighted the daily differences between Dublin and the US. The designer just landed in Dublin after spending much of her life in central Oregon and was taken aback by things in her Irish […]

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A big culture shock is coming to New Zealand

Comment Less than 72 hours after the Prime Minister announced that the country would run a red light if Omicron entered the community, the call has been made. It will be a culture shock for many in the coming months as Covid finally takes hold, writes political editor Jo Moir. Despite two years of closures, […]

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Campaign for Aphra Behn statue in Canterbury backed by Culture Secretary as shortlist revealed

The Culture Secretary has thrown her weight behind plans to honor a pioneering author with a statue in Kent. Nadine Dorries has praised the campaign to bring a statue of Aphra Behn to Canterbury – a shortlist of potential sculptors has been revealed. Aphra Behn Known as the first professional woman writer in the English […]

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The Norwich Culture Club meets in the city’s crypts

Published: 09:30 22 January 2022 Beneath a bustling city street, a club gathers in an untouched crypt – brewing potions and unearthing relics of yesteryear. This is the Community Culture Club, piloted in November 2021 by the Norwich Museum and Age UK with the aim of helping people with dementia learn more about the Fine […]

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Expats experience culture shock moving abroad and returning home – ‘we get depressed’ | Travel News | Travel

British expats live all over the world and need to adapt quickly to new cultures and lifestyles. While some expat destinations may seem similar to the UK or well known to Brits, culture shock can still occur. Experts have identified some major cultural differences that could cause culture shock. Approaching rules and regulations, different senses […]

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The BBC overhaul promised by the Culture Secretary can’t come soon enough

Beeb sends all the wrong signals THE BBC shake-up promised by Nadine Dorries can’t happen anytime soon. The Culture Secretary’s plan to freeze the annual license fee of £159 for two years is a great start. 3 Chief executive Tim Davie said freezing annual license fees of £159 for two years would lead to massive […]

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Culture Secretary: Birmingham Commonwealth Games Aquatics Center will leave ‘a legacy for generations’

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries visits the Sandwell Aquatics Center alongside Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds Six months away from Birmingham 2022, this is a major milestone on the road to the Commonwealth Games The world-class facilities will improve access to sport in the West Midlands and leave a lasting legacy for the region beyond the […]

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Inside the story of Newcastle playmaker’s forgotten ‘culture shock’ loan after Steve Nickson move

Rodrigo Vilca’s long-term future with Newcastle United looks in doubt after a loan spell at Doncaster Rovers proved to be a ‘culture shock’. The Peruvian playmaker has scored twice in 13 appearances for the Ligue 1 side and is reportedly set for a temporary return home with champions Alianza Lima. Vilca’s return from the Keepmoat […]

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Shadow culture secretary slams government royalty plans as ‘cultural vandalism’ Prolific North

Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central, has denounced Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries’ plan to cut BBC licensing fees, describing it as “cultural vandalism” on talkRADIO. Dorries confirmed yesterday (January 17) that licensing fees are frozen for two years, before rising in line with inflation for four years, and pledged to review licensing fees, saying it […]

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Culture Club: Why Asia will become the epicenter of the cultured seafood industry

Asia is the world’s largest consumer of protein and especially seafood, consuming around three to five times the per capita seafood consumption of North America or Europe. This voracious appetite for seafood has led many experts to sound the alarm over a rapidly widening gap between seafood supply and demand. Hoping to bridge this gap, […]

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Good Good Culture Club opens at Mission Dolores with Lao Sausage and Pandan Bibingka

Fans of Chef Ravi Kapur and his genre-defying Liholiho Yacht Club, where the chef combines his Hawaiian roots and California culinary pedigree, have a splashy new restaurant to check out. Since Friday, January 14, the Good Good Culture Club is now open for dinner and offers an electric menu inspired by cuisines from across the […]

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UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries confirms BBC license fee freeze

UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has confirmed that the national television license fee, which is the BBC’s main source of revenue, will be frozen at £159 ($217) a year for the next two years. It will then increase in line with inflation for the next four years. Addressing the UK parliament on Monday, Dorries also […]

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Government signals ‘the end of the BBC as we know it’ – shadow culture secretary

Shadow culture secretary Lucy Powell said the government was signaling ‘the end of the BBC as we know it’ in a ‘pathetic’ attempt to distract from Boris Johnson’s struggles over Downing Street parties . he said the £159 licensing fee was “unbelievably cheap” and slammed Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries for making an announcement on Twitter […]

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BBC TV license will be scrapped, says Culture Secretary

BBC license fees could be abolished and replaced by a government grant, with viewers paying a voluntary subscription for entertainment and sport by 2027, according to new reports detailed today. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries is expected to confirm that the cost of an annual TV license – which is required to watch live TV and […]

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Ex-Culture Secretary Karen Bradley urges Nadine Dorries not to privatize Channel 4

The Tory MP, who served as Culture Secretary between 2016 and 2018, told Conservative website Home that the station would not have set up a national headquarters in Leeds under a privatized model. She said: “The media industry has always had a London-centric bias, and Channel 4 has been no exception. That’s why, as well […]

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Yorkshire CCC In response to the report of the select committee on digital, culture, media and sport

Yorkshire CCC ©Yorkshire CCC In response to the report from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, Yorkshire County Cricket Club makes the following statement. Professor The Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, chairman of Yorkshire County Cricket Club, said: “We welcome the select committee’s call for demonstrable action to rid our sport of racism […]

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The Vanderbilt Hustler | ORBAY: A culture shock like no other

During the winter holidays, upset by the news of the upcoming pandemic-induced changes to our spring semester, I fondly remembered my fall semester at Vanderbilt. The memory that worried me the most was the Thanksgiving break, a unique experience for international students like me. A standard 10.4% of the Class of 2025 are international, representing […]

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NEWCOMERS: First year at Newmarket ‘best I’ve had’, despite culture shock and lockdown

Arriving from Nigeria with few clothes on their backs amid the pandemic, Oyinda and Simi Ayobami were welcomed and supported as soon as they stepped off the plane Newcomers is a regular series featuring the impressions and experiences of new residents. Whether they come from another city or town, province, country or continent, newcomers to […]

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Culture Shock uses its business to support other business owners | News

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Passing Culture Shock on Charles Street, the humble exterior doesn’t quite tell the story of this shop. The beginning of this story is not in the building that stands today, but rather across the street in a much smaller store. All this born from a simple and disinterested idea. “I just thought […]

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Taiwan’s tech giants are hit by India’s culture shock

A year after Apple supplier Wistron faced an uprising in India, its biggest rival Foxconn Technology Group is facing a similar rebuke. This time, their main customer is drawn into what should serve as a wake-up call to Taiwanese manufacturers in the South Asian nation. Concerns over food safety and accommodation standards prompted Apple to […]

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908 Devices Announces GSK Acquires Fifth REBEL Cell Culture Media Analyzer

BOSTON, January 07, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–908 devices (Nasdaq: MASS), a pioneer in purpose-built handheld and desktop devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, today announced that GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) has purchased a REBEL™ cell culture media analyzer. GSK will now have a total of five REBEL analyzers used by its bioprocess and vaccine development teams. “We are […]

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries hits out at BBC for covering anti-Semitic bus attack

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries hits out at BBC over its coverage of an anti-Semitic attack targeting teenagers on a bus Nadine Dorries clashed with BBC coverage of anti-Semitic bus attack The Culture Secretary asked chief executive Tim Davie how he intended to ‘resolve the issue in a timely manner’ Dorries wrote to Mr Davie amid […]

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The New Culture Club Sherbrooke brings a welcome dose of performing arts

SHERBROOKE – Any night, in the dead of winter when the mercury is dropping, you might find a dozen or more people curled up in Meinhard Pfanner’s modest digs in downtown Sherbrooke listening to a live jazz ensemble or a reading by a local author. Welcome to Culture Club Sherbrooke, the most recent artistic offering […]

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New Culture Club Sherbrooke brings a good dose of live arts

SHERBROOKE — On any night, in the dead of winter, when the mercury drops, you might find a dozen or more people huddled in Meinhard Pfanner’s modest digs in downtown Sherbrooke listening to a live jazz set or a reading by a local author. Welcome to the Culture Club Sherbrooke, the community’s newest artistic offering. […]

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Maybe it’s time to change the way we assign skills

Every year when South Africa announces its matric results, the country enters a hyperactivity of education discourse as analysts, politicians and civil society try to make sense of the numbers. As always, this year there was recognition of outstanding achievement in the public and private school systems, coupled with questions about the national pass rate, […]

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From language to politics: Taiwanese tech giants hit by culture shock in India

A year after Apple Inc. supplier Wistron Corp. faced an uprising in India, its biggest rival, Foxconn Technology Group, is facing a similar rebuke. This time, their main customer is drawn into what should serve as a wake-up call to Taiwanese manufacturers in the South Asian nation. Concerns over food safety and […]

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Alaba culture shock: I went to dinner at 8:00 p.m. and there was no one there

Ssince joining the club in summer, David Alaba quickly became an essential cog in the real Madrid machine. His rapid adaptation to Spanish football has greatly contributed to real Madridcurrent league leading position in LaLiga Santander and there is no sign of slowing down. But life off the pitch was an even more difficult change, […]