Malaysia holidays 2018: Pankor island showcases private beauty | Beach Holidays | Travel

At a ramshackle fish farm floating off the coast of Pangkor Island, west Malaysia, I was attempting to catch my dinner. Made up of crisscrossed wooden beams with well-worn nets attached beneath, the structure bobbed gently with the swell of the sea. In the tropical green water below teamed sea bass, red snappers and some monstrous-looking giant groupers. “They’re as big as you,” laughed the weathered fish farmer as I edged my way back along the slats to shore. On a field-to-table food excursion, the plan was to cook up…

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9 Signs Therapy Is Actually Working

Week after week, you may walk into your therapist’s office and pour out your anxieties, hopes and dreams, or you might cry or get angry. Does any of this mean the process is actually working? According to experts, there are definite signs that show you’re on the right track. If you are experiencing any of the following, it may be safe to say that your weekly counseling sessions are paying off: 1. You’ll look forward to your therapy appointments Revealing your innermost thoughts in a session can be daunting. But if…

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House price growth in February 4.4 per cent apart from in London | Property | Life & Style

England is seeing an annualised rate of house price growth of 4.1 per cent and the average property price in Wales increasing by 4.8 per cent. The Land Registry data is used as an empirical measure of pricing due to the fact that it records every residential transaction in England and Wales. Therefore, whilst issued later than other house price indices, the report is widely seen by the finance and property industry as the most accurate with regards historic property values. This latest report suggests that, as other sources of…

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Car market dries up as drivers prefer NOT to buy DIESEL cars | Personal Finance | Finance

Just 13 per cent of drivers say they are now likely to buy diesel, according to a new report from Close Brothers Motor Finance, with sales particularly sluggish in the new car market. Car dealers have also reported a shift in attitudes with almost half saying their customers are shunning diesel because of a combination of the emissions scandal, this month’s tax hike on diesel motors and fear of future government crackdowns on high-polluting cars. From April 1, new diesel cars started costing between £15 and £520 more in Vehicle…

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Monte Carlo Masters: Roger Federer backed over Rafael Nadal decision by Sky Sports pundit | Tennis | Sport

Federer, 36, won the Australian Open in January but he has now decided to rest ahead of Wimbledon in the summer. It was suggested that the Swiss star would at least feature at the French Open to try and regain the world No 1 crown. But Federer has opted to skip every clay event, meaning Nadal will sleep a little easier while trying to defend 4,680 ATP points. Leconte explained that he was disappointed with Federer for not choosing to play in Monte Carlo this week, although he did say…

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Why buying an iPhone SE right now may be a bad idea | Tech | Life & Style

Apple has already had a busy start to the year launching its all-new HomePod smart speaker and refreshed iPad which packs more power at a much lower price. Now it seems another new device could be on its way with rumours suggesting a updated iPhone SE might launch in the next few months. As spotted by French webiste Consomac, Apple recently registered a number of new devices with the The Eurasian Economic Commission – a Russian-language regulatory organisation. A total of 11 model numbers were in the filing with each…

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