Thursday, July 19, 2018

The low-cost airline changing the way we fly

On Wednesday, the first ever budget flight from London to South America departs from Gatwick airport. Fares on the 14-hour Norwegian Air Shuttle flight to...

Portuguese children crowdfund European climate change case to sue 47 countries

Plaintiffs - between 5 and 14 years old - were directly affected by worst forest fires in Portuguese history. Portuguese children afflicted by forest fires...

Ryanair extends Aberdeen schedule with new Faro flight

Ryanair is extending its Aberdeen summer 2018 schedule with a new route to Faro. The new departure is in addition to the low-cost carrier’s two...

Hong Kong votes to ban ivory sales one month after China embargo comes into...

Hong Kong has voted to ban the trade of ivory in a landmark decision after years of campaigning. Politicians voted in favour of amending an...

Monkeys cloned in world first, scientists reveal

Whole labs full of genetically identical macaques can now be created – prompting fears about the ramifications of humans being replicated. Two monkeys are the first...

Businesses perform better when they have greater ethnic and gender diversity, study reveals

Least diverse companies, in both gender and ethnic terms, 29 per cent more likely to be less profitable, study shows. A business is likely to perform...

McDonald’s aims for fully sustainable packaging by 2025

McDonald’s has vowed to ensure all of its packaging is made from renewable, recycled or certified materials by 2025. The restaurant chain will aim for...

EU wants to spend €1bn on supercomputers

Commission says Europe is lagging behind, with no machines in the world's top 10. The European Union is planning to spend one billion euros on...

The Bank of England says UK ‘still open’ for EU banks and financial giants

THE Bank of England set out plans to preserve the UK as an open global financial centre by allowing European banks to operate here...

Grandmother has first modelling photoshoot at age of 81

AN ENTREPRENEURIAL grandmother is celebrating showcasing her scarf business in her first modelling photo shoot - aged 81. Sprightly Avril Parsons posed for photographs in...

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Ryanair reveals gender pay gap 67% between men and women

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