Cuddlers for hire: First cuddling practice opens in SA | The Citizen

Who would ever have thought that hiring a professional cuddler for a momentary feeling of love and intimacy is a real option today. But it is, and in South Africa one of the first professional cuddling consultancies recently opened its doors. Cuddling prescribed for ‘pick-me-up’ Cuddling was first introduced to South African audiences on Billions, … Read more

Taiwan opens borders to tourists as restrictions eased after 2.5 years

Taiwan lifted all its Covid-19 entry restrictions on Thursday, allowing tourists unfettered access the self-ruled island after more than 2.5 years of border controls. Hong Kong and Taiwan, together with mainland China, required most visitors to complete a mandatory quarantine period throughout the pandemic, even as most countries reopened their borders to tourists. Visitors are … Read more

Japan opens borders to tourists as last pandemic travel restrictions eased

Japan has fully opened its doors to visitors after more than two years of pandemic isolation. On Tuesday, the country reinstated visa-free travel to dozens of countries, ending some of world’s strictest Covid-19 border controls. Japan has also lifted the 50,000-person entry cap and ended the requirement for tourists to travel as part of tour … Read more

Covid-19 public inquiry opens amid anger from bereaved over testimony

The bereaved will be “at the heart” of the Covid-19 public inquiry, its chair, Lady Hallett, has pledged at the first public hearing in the investigation into the UK’s handling of the pandemic, which the inquiry’s counsel described as an “unprecedented and vastly difficult undertaking”. Opening the first module to a sprawling inquiry expected to … Read more

MGH Central Flu Clinic Opens Next Week

The MGH Central Flu Clinic opens Tuesday, September 27 at Tea Leaves Café in the Wang Lobby and will run through Friday, December 9.  Open to patients 5 years and older.  Walk-ins are welcome but scheduling an appointment through Patient Gateway is strongly encouraged. Clinic Hours September 27 – November 18 Monday – Friday: 7am … Read more

Appeal trial opens over 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack in France | The Citizen

The appeal trial opened in Paris on Monday for two men suspected of helping the gunmen who stormed the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly and a Jewish supermarket in January 2015, the first of a wave of Islamist terror attacks that have rocked France in recent years. Twelve people were massacred at Charlie Hebdo’s Paris offices … Read more

Vincent Tshituka opens up about Sharks move: ‘I want to be the best among the best’ | The Citizen

Former Lions loose forward and new Sharks signing Vincent Tshituka is settling down well in Durban and is excited to get his new journey under way, having made the move to the coast off the back of a brilliant debut season in the United Rugby Championship. Tshituka was a massive part of the Lions setup … Read more

‘He is a devil’ – Nicole Nyaba opens up about past relationship with AKA | The Citizen

Years after they dominated headlines for the nature of their relationship, rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes’s ex-girlfriend Nicole Nyaba has broken her silence about what it was like dating the rapper. Speaking to Gigi Lamayne on her podcast, Point of View (POV), Nyaba said AKA is “sneaky and a devil.” The model went on to claim … Read more

Florence Pugh Opens Up About Zach Braff Breakup

Florence Pugh and Zach Braff have split after almost three years of dating — the actress confirmed their breakup in a new interview. While speaking to Harpers Bazaar for their Icons Issue, Florence revealed that she and Zach, who began dating in 2019, ended their relationship earlier this year. “We’ve been trying to do this … Read more