Month: August 2018

Regular British Airways passengers between Heathrow and Cairo are accustomed to a state-of-the-art Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” on the five-hour daily flight to and from the Egyptian capital. But starting on Monday, BA’s customers will find themselves on an Airbus A340 jet chartered from a company called Air Belgium. Prospective customers at ba.com are being told
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(CNN) — After years of planning and construction, Goodyear’s fleet of high-technology Zeppelin airships is complete. Aviation pioneer Shaesta Waiz smashed a bottle of bubbly across the bow of Wingfoot Three on August 30, during a ceremony at Goodyear’s airship base outside Akron, Ohio, marking the beginning of a new era for the tire company’s
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The author of a controversial travel piece that praises North Korea as a “highly organised, egalitarian and energised society” has come under heavy criticism for glamorising one of the world’s most oppressive regimes. The feature, published in Honi Soit, a University of Sydney magazine, titled Nine Days in North Korea and written by PhD student
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Products like the Impossible Burger by Silicon Valley’s Impossible Foods, a plant-based burger that mimics the sensory experience of a meat burger through the isolation of overlapping properties found in plants, have raised questions about the legislative definition of “meat.” (Credit: Impossible Foods)Impossible Foods One of the food industry’s most divisive battles just got more heated. On
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It’s official: Cornwall is where it’s at. Whether it’s the Instagrammers thronging the beaches in their thousands this summer, the urban escapees looking for their own slice of the coastal lifestyle, or the Poldark groupies vainly praying for a fleeting flash of Aidan Turner’s hallowed torso, Cornwall is where everyone wants to be (or be
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(CNN) — Stretching to the horizon, the gray-white earth rises in peaks, like a well-whipped meringue petrified into mud and rock. A keen wind whips these otherworldly hills, while the land underfoot is cracked and scaly. This could be Mars. But it’s Azerbaijan, the mud volcano capital of the world. Oil-rich region There are more
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