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In fact: hugs will soon be allowed again, Gove reports

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty Images Cabinet Minister Michael Gove said the government wanted “close contact between friends” to be reestablished in England. While Mr Gove was quick to caution his comments that a broader review of social distancing measures was underway, he acknowledged that there will be some easing after May …

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Christian pilgrimages to Iraq could resume

Christian leaders began to pray in Ur, two months after Pope Francis’ historic visit. Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq paved the way, and now serious efforts are being made to reestablish the historic city of Ur as a place of pilgrimage. Just two months after the apostolic visit, representatives of …

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Top 7 things to do in Namchi Sikkim

The quaint little town of Namchi in Sikkim lives up to its name. “Nam” means “sky” and “Chi” is “high” in Sikkimese. Located at an altitude of 1,675m and offering spectacular views of the Khangchendzonga Range and Rangit Valley, the capital of South Sikkim has developed as a hotspot for …

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