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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Global recession more likely and coming soon, warns Saxo Bank

While markets are forecasting only a 10 percent chance of a global recession, Danish investment firm Saxo Bank puts the odds at over 60...

Russia slaps Facebook with ‘Google Tax’

Social media giant Facebook has joined the list of IT firms registered with Russia’s Federal Tax Service as a foreign company selling electronic content...

Catholic priest spared 18-month jail sentence for stealing more than £50,000 from his parish

Fr. John Reid, a Roman Catholic priest serving in County Durham, England, has been spared an 18-month jail sentence for stealing more than £50,000...

Twitter wins anti-Trump privacy battle

The US government has dropped its request for the identity of an anti-Trump Twitter account, just a day after Twitter went to court over...

Facebook develop new tool to fight fake news

Facebook’s growing dedication to fighting fake news added another element on Thursday, in the form of a new tool that will try to help...

Ukraine online passport service down after EU votes for visa-free travel

The state-operated Ukrainian website pasport.org.ua was not available on Tuesday, citing an exceeded resource limit. The service went down after the European Parliament voted...

Trump more unpopular than Obama ever was- Poll

Americans’ opinion of the Republican Party and US President Donald Trump are at a new low, dropping below the worst rating of his predecessor,...

UK will cease to exist after Brexit, says Scottish MEP

The UK will cease to exist if it fails to address the concerns of Scotland and other devolved nations before withdrawing from the European...

Brexit is set to damage Britain’s tourism industry

Britain has the second least competitive prices in the world for tourists, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum, and also...

Officially, Japan recognises same-sex couple as foster parents

Japan has officially recognised a same-sex couple as foster parents, marking a first for the country and signalling a growing recognition of LGBTQ rights...