Heat and forest fires are jeopardizing the important income from tourism in southern Europe

RHODES, Greece (AP) — Tourists at a beachfront hotel on the Greek island of Rhodes grabbed buckets of pool water and damp towels as the flames approached and rushed to help staff and locals put out the fire one of the forest fires threaten the Mediterranean areas during the recent heat waves. The quick team … Read more

Lamborghini continues its success and begins the transition to electric vehicles

2024 Lamborghini Revuelto Lamborghini 2023 marks the 60th anniversary of Ferruccio Lamborghini, who set out to build better cars than Enzo Ferrari after getting fed up with the poor quality of the car he bought from his future rival. In recent years, Lamborghini has produced some of the most iconic cars of the late 20th … Read more

Ukraine wants ships to keep exporting their grain despite Russian attacks. Some are interested

LONDON (AP) — Russia has repeatedly fired missiles and drones at Ukrainian ports The key to sending grain to the world. Moscow has declared large parts of the Black Sea dangerous for shipping. Even the The US said ships were in danger to be targeted. According to a major shipping group, shipowners are still interested … Read more

Canada tops day two of the Women’s World Cup as the Olympic champion meets Nigeria

CNN — The Women’s World Cup is finally here and the tournament’s second day of action has plenty of exciting storylines in store. Olympic champions Canada kick off their campaign in Friday’s opening match before one of the Women’s World Cup debutants – the Philippines – takes on the global event. Finally, the Spanish women … Read more

Five European countries will extend ban on Ukrainian grain but move it elsewhere

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Five European Union countries will extend their ban on Ukrainian grain to protect the interests of their farmers, their agriculture ministers said on Wednesday, but food can still reach needy parts of the world via their country afterwards Russia withdrew from an agreement that allowed Black Sea transport. The ministers of … Read more

Extreme heat sets records and triggers health warnings in Europe and US | Climate crisis news

Much of southern and eastern Europe is on heat alert and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has warned of an increased risk of death as extreme weather conditions ravage the continent, Asia and the United States. The Italian island of Sardinia could experience high temperatures of more than 47 degrees Celsius (116 degrees Fahrenheit) on … Read more

“The potential is huge:” BLG Private Equity is aiming for growth in the travel and hospitality industry

The recently opened Peninsula Istanbul is an anchor project for the larger Galataport development. … [+] serving as a cruise port, entertainment and shopping district, and art museum. Bilgili Holdings Serdar Bilgili, Chairman of Bilgili Group, founded his company BLG Capital in 2010 but quickly grew it into one of the leading real estate private … Read more

The man who threatened to burn holy books outside the Israeli embassy in Sweden abandons the plan

STOCKHOLM (AP) – The man who said he would burn the Torah and Bible in front of the Israeli embassy in Stockholm abandoned his plan and instead held a one-person demonstration against the burning of holy books on Saturday, media reported. At the scene, he said he was a Muslim and threw a lighter he … Read more

AI facial recognition technology brings ‘airport security’ to UK businesses, says human rights group

London CNN — More and more UK shops are using an artificial intelligence facial recognition system to detect repeats Shoplifters in what one human rights group has described as spreading “airport security” down Main Street. Simon Gordon, founder of British surveillance company Facewatch, told CNN that was the case The product has grown “exponentially” as … Read more

Countries home to 3.3 billion people spend more on debt than on health and schools | News on Poverty and Development

According to the UN, almost half of humanity lives in countries that spend more interest on debt than on health or education. According to a new report by the United Nations, about 3.3 billion people – almost half of humanity – now live in countries that spend more money on interest on their debt than … Read more