WORLD: Which countries love and hate Valentine’s Day?

 

For the cynics among us, Valentine’s Day is an annual nightmare: everything turns pink and heart-shaped, restaurants slap a premium price on a sub-par “special menu”, and Hallmark shareholders are laughing all the way to the bank.

But beyond the cuddly toys and red roses, the tradition draws mixed reactions around the world.

 

From the hardline to the downright bizarre, here are just some of the ways Valentine’s Day is embraced – or spurned like an unwanted lover…

 

Find out on this link:

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-38966636

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