7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: Feb. 10

By Tina Tatarková, Epoch Times
February 10, 2014 Updated: February 10, 2014

Australia: Cate Blanchett’s recipe for a happy marriage: share an email address

It is not an idea that would appeal to every husband: allowing your wife unfettered access to your email account.
Yet Cate Blanchett says she runs her household as a ‘‘well-oiled machine’’ by reading all messages addressed to her husband, Andrew Upton. … (Read more)

Sydney Morning Herald

 

South Korea: 8 things debt-free people do

Amid growing concern over snowballing debt at home and abroad, it might be useful to note down eight habits that debt-free people commonly share.
To live debt free, you might have to shed your current bad habits and take on constructive ones. … (Read more)

Korea Herald

 

UK: When cultures clash: How to say no to shocking gifts

A company client took my boss and I out for dinner. After the meal, he brought two women to the table, and announced they were ours for the night. Neither my boss nor I had any interest in engaging the services of these ladies, and we sped away in a taxi. How should we have responded to the situation? …(Read more)

BBC

 

Jamaica: University’ of JaRIA analyses Bob Marley

“People, there are those who say reggae is an inspirational force. I support it. There is something that I personally call, in the creative arts, the invisible consciousness. It is the thing that drives us as artistes.Whether it is contrived or not, it has to come from your gut,” said Ibo Cooper, who was the lecturer at the JaRIA (Jamaica Reggae Industry Association) Open University on Thursday, Bob Marley’s birthday. Thus, the theme for the session was Bob Marley. …(Read more)

Jamaica Gleaner

 

Greenland: Greenland’s fastest-moving glacier breaks speed record

Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier is moving ice from the country’s ice sheet at a faster speed than has ever been recorded, according to researchers in Washington.
University of Washington Polar Science Center researcher Ian Joughin said that speeds in the summer months are now reaching more than four times as fast as what was recorded during the 1990s on Jakobshavn, which they believe has been the fastest glacier in Greenland since that time. …(Read more)

Ice News

 

Switzerland: Foreigner jobless rate rises again in January

The unemployment rate in Switzerland remained at 3.5 percent in January, unchanged from the previous month, although the percentage of expats out of work rose again, figures released by the government showed on Monday.
The number of people registered for jobless benefits edged higher to 153,260 people, up 3,823 from December 2013, the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (Seco) said. … (Read more)

The Local

 

Spain: 3.5 million ‘Spanish’ Jews to apply for citizenship


Jewish associations expect 3.5 million Sephardic Jews to apply for Spanish citizenship after Spain’s Justice Ministry approved a draft law which will allow them to return to the country their ancestors were kicked out of more than 500 years ago. …(Read more)

The Local

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