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It’s not the most exciting element of a holiday, but travel insurance is essential for any trip. However, if you have health concerns, getting the right policy requires a little more thought.Travel insurance providers believe you’re more likely to make a claim if you have a medical condition, and either charge higher premiums or refuse claims that are related to it.If you’re in the market for travel insurance and you have a pre-existing medical condition, here’s how to make sure you get the right cover at the best price.What counts as a pre-existing medical condition?Any diseases, illnesses or injuries that…

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Listen to this article Subsidised bus and rail travel should be provided to people in Wales to help with the cost-of-living crisis. That is the view of members of the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Senedd Committee’s. Today the committee have released its latest report, which looks at the future of bus and rail travel in Wales. It found that the poorest areas of Wales – often those most dependent on public transport – were the areas hit hardest by reductions in bus services. The committee has now called on the Welsh Government to do more to encourage people to…

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There’s a unique competition in Japan that’s reminiscent of the Westminster Dog Show, where animals are celebrated for their beauty, breeding and other attributes. But unlike their canine comrades, this contest is about food, these animals are cows, and the winning breeders get the opportunity to sell their cattle and carcasses to the best restaurants and butchers in the world at the highest price. This is the Japanese Wagyu Olympics, and these are high “steaks”. But that’s only half of the story. The Wagyu Olympics (formally known as Zenkyo) was launched in 1966 to help encourage a high level of…

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Older people exposed to food flavours from their youth were able to “time travel” back to the past with an enhanced memory of the event. The research entitled “It took me back 25 years in one bound”: self-generated flavour-based cues for self-defining memories in later life” published in Human Computer Interaction is by Professor Corina Sas of Lancaster University, Dr Tom Gayler, formerly of Lancaster University and Vaiva Kalnikaité of Dovetailed Ltd. Their work explored the feasibility of 3D printed flavour-based cues for the recall of memories in old age. Working with 12 older adults, they collected 72 memories, half…

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