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The world’s top auto shows in 2012

Automakers spent 2011 trying to woo car buyers with ever-greener powertains and ever-more advanced technology, a trend that looks set to continue in 2012. Here, a round-up of the most important auto shows of the year.

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London Boat Show to wow with luxury

Visitors to next month’s London Boat Show are set to step into a new world of luxury, with organizers opting to showcase products and services for big-money buyers alongside the boats, even as the global economy continues to shake. The show will be complemented by a new Luxury Lifestyle & Supercar Showcase aimed at capitalizing [...]

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Bocuse d’Or USA 2012‎

Considered the Olympics of the culinary world, the Bocuse d’Or USA will choose the American chef-team to represent the biennial Bocuse d’Or Cuisine Contest in 2013. Finalists this year include Bill Bradley, Danny Cerqueda, Jeffrey Lizotte and Richard Rosendale. On January 28 and 29, the chefs will compete for the chance to carry the American [...]

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J-Lo first customer of Morocco Mall

Jennifer Lopez has inaugurated in Casablanca the Morocco Mall, billed as Africa’s largest shopping centre and among the world’s top five. After Princess Lalla Meryem officially opened the mall on Thursday, the US star became its first customer and capped the glitzy launch with a private concert. The sprawling megamall, which sits on 10 hectares [...]

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Morocco Mall opens to the public

Morocco’s ambition to become a shopping superpower takes another leap forward with the public opening of Casablanca’s Morocco Mall today. It is set to be one of the largest malls in the world and home to the new Galeries Lafayette International, the brand’s first international store. The building contains over 600 brands, 250,000 square meters [...]

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Victoria Beckham triumphs at ‘fashion Oscars’

Victoria Beckham‘s elevation into the fashion industry’s elite was confirmed Monday when she was awarded a major prize at Britain’s most prestigious design awards. The singer won the Best Designer Brand prize at the British Fashion Awards ceremony held in central London’s exclusive Savoy Hotel. Wearing a black halter-neck gown, Beckham claimed the ‘fashion Oscar’ [...]

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