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Updates and news

15 Jun

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Sadly A Happy Hostess has come to an end, but we do have some good news too. One of our writers, Lizzy, has started up an independent food blog, Not So Thin Lizzy. A big thank you to all our Happy Hostess readers.

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News round-up: 19-24 November

24 Nov


We’ve done a round-up of the week’s top news stories so you don’t greet your fellow diner’s topical chat with a blank stare.

Tuesday – The Church of England General Synod votes against allowing women bishops, prompting outcry against the “stained-glass ceiling”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20443718

Wednesday – Israel-Hamas ceasefire announced in Cairo. http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/meast/gaza-israel-strike/index.html

Thursday – Senior Egyptian judges condemn President Mohamed Morsi’s power grab. Morsi’s new decree grants him a whole new range of powers. http://gu.com/p/3c444/tw

Friday – Larry Hagman, Dallas actor, dies aged 81 following long battle with cancer. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2237668/Dallas-star-Larry-Hagman-dies-aged-81-battle-cancer.html?ito=feeds-newsxml 

Friday – Tens of thousands of Egyptians protest against President Morsi’s power grab on Thursday. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2012/nov/24/egypt-protest-mohamed-morsi-in-pictures

Photo: Stefano Costanzo