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Studying in the UK? Travel for less than £40 this Easter break

The UK university academic year runs from September to June with a few weeks of break for Christmas and Easter.This year, Easter falls on 21 April, and UK university students enjoy a break of up to four weeks in the name of this Christian holiday.What better way to spend this time than to jet off for some unique travel experiences?If youve got a little cash to spare, here are our top picks for return flights (from who else, but RyanAir) that cost £40 or less:

1. London to Palma de Mallorca £30Grades dont matter hereat least for a while.Source: ShutterstockIn this Mediterranean city, April is the perfect month to explore the mountains inland or head for long walks along the sun-kissed beach. In this popular paradise, you can check out the best-known route from the Torrent de Pareis Gorge from Escorca to the sea, or if youre feeling more adventurous, head to a national park located on the small, uninhabited Cabrera Islands.For beaches, you cant go wrong with Playa de Formentor and Es Trenc.

2.London to Faro £30Fasinating cultural history meets old-town charm. Source: ShutterstockFaro is the gateway to Portugals alluring south coast.The capital of the Algarve is a vibrant city that offers something for everyone. Whether your mates are into Roman ruins or the regions shellfish gastronomy and unspoiled beaches, youll find it here in this seriously underrated European travel destination.

3. London to Budapest £36Beers on wheels.Source: ShutterstockIn true Jack Whitehall-style, this is the city where you can ride a beer bike (and try Unicum liqueur), find magic at the House of Houdini and take a boat down the river Danube all within one city!

4. Edinburgh to Copenhagen £35Rides, games, musicals, ballet, concerts and more! Source: ShutterstockTivoli Gardens, the world’s second-oldest amusement park, opens again in early April after a long winter break.Get your adrenaline fix from its massive selection of rides, bask in its sumptuous architecture and relax in its gorgeous gardens. Copenhagen is also home to the oldest university and research institution in Denmark, and the second-oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia.A visit to some of its world-class museums is also a must!

5. Manchester to Ibiza £36Source: ShutterstockApril may not be the most obvious time to go ther but with winter firmly over and summer ready to take off, its definitely one of the most beautiful times of year to visit the island.
Though less bars, restaurants, boats and even the roads will be open, this is peaceful downtime that could do a lot of good for your tired soul after all the hard work this semester.

6.Manchester to Alicante £40Sun, sea and sand. Source: Shutterstock Every student needs a rejuvenating rest once in a while.
In Alicante, youll find a good dose of this with its long stretch of white, sandy beaches to while away the hours without a care in the world. If you have major cash to splash, head to the SHA Wellness Clinic for your pick of high-tech, whole-body wellness treatments.
Kick back and relax, whatever your budget. You deserve it!

7.Birmingham to Warsaw £30 Beautiful houses on the royal road in Warsaw. Source: ShutterstockPolands intellectual centre is perfect for those looking to get their brain juices flowing.Whether youre into history (Museum of the Warsaw Uprising or Laze in Royal Łazienki Park), urban beauty (UNESCO-listed Old Town) or culture and architecture (Palace of Culture and Science), here, you can have your cake and eat it too!8.Leeds to Dublin £30One colourful and lively street you shouldnt miss.

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Orbán: Hungary, Cape Verde Linked by Christian Culture

Hungary and Cape Verde are linked by their Christian cultures, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in the island country’s capital of Praia on Thursday.
Orbán wrapped up a two-day visit to the country, where he and his delegation met Ulisses Correia e Silva, the prime minister, Olavo Correia, the deputy PM and finance minister, and Foreign Minister Luis Filipe Tavares.PM Viktor Orbán and Jorge Carlos Fonseca, President of Cape Verde. Photo by Balázs Szecsődi/PMs Press Office Orbán noted that he and Correia e Silva are both deputy leaders of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI).The prime minister said that when he and Correia e Silva met in Budapest, they realised that the Christian culture we grew up in allows us to have a similar view of the world, despite being thousands of kilometres apart.Viktor Orbán and Ulisses Correia e Silva, Prime Minister of Cape Verde.
He said it was rare nowadays for a country to openly identify as Christian.This is banned in Europe, he said, adding that we cant talk about questions of identity there; its a different world.During Orbáns visit, Hungary and Cape Verde signed an economic cooperation agreement as well as one on education.Under the economic cooperation pact, the two countries will set up a mixed economic committee, he said.Hungary will offer 35 million euros of tied aid to Cape Verde with a view to developing its agriculture and water management. It will also disburse 15 million euros in private credit to help set up joint ventures between the two countries, Orbán said.
Foreign Minister: Africa Continent of the Future Hungary ranks 88th in the world in population size and 34th in terms of the size of its export volume, Orbán noted, adding that this showed the global noteworthiness of its export and import activities.As regards the education cooperation pact, the prime minister noted his governments Stipendium Hungaricum programme, which awards scholarships to foreign university students.This is how we try to make friends in the world, he said, adding that Hungary will offer scholarships to ten students from Cape Verde.In addition, Hungary is ready to allocate funds towards spreading the Kodály method of music education in the country, the prime minister said.

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