Globetrotters get the chance to go around the world in 80 days BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic Around The World In 80 Days in a venture hosted by Airbnb. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/globetrotters-get-the-chance-to-go-around-the-world-in-80-days-38216296.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article38216292.ece/4ba85/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_f74f61db-f255-4878-a067-26ab214503bd_1 Email A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic Around The World In 80 Days in a venture hosted by Airbnb. A small number of guests will travel across 18 countries using eight modes of transport, including a hot air balloon, to promote a new collection of available bookings called Airbnb Adventures. The experience is meant to mirror Fogg’s journey from exploring the Galapagos islands to hiking mountain ranges in … [Read more...] about Globetrotters get the chance to go around the world in 80 days
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Dutchman specialising in vegetable seeds wins World Food Prize BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia is the 2019 recipient of the World Food Prize. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/dutchman-specialising-in-vegetable-seeds-wins-world-food-prize-38198901.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article38198899.ece/4adb2/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_1f04c85f-cac2-4140-8e1e-3d2078c4fedd_1 Email A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia is the 2019 recipient of the World Food Prize. Simon Groot, a sixth generation seedsman, began his search to create better vegetable seeds to help farmers in south east Asia in 1981. Mr Groot’s award was … [Read more...] about Dutchman specialising in vegetable seeds wins World Food Prize
28 February 2019 • 9:45am 100 Tory MPs revolt over Article 50 as May is accused of 'buckling' Allison Pearson: Corbyn must pray second referendum never happens Tears of rage and kamikaze Remainers: Inside the Cabinet meeting Philip Johnston: Article 50 delay could mean Britain never breaks free One month to go: what are your Brexit hopes and fears? Sign up: Brexit Whatsapp updates and all-new Brexit Bulletin The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has said it will expand its investment in Britain as it claimed confidence in the country remains undiminished by Brexit. In a move cheered by Brexiteers, Norway’s £740bn wealth fund has confirmed that it will plough billions of pounds of additional investment in... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week … [Read more...] about Brexit latest news: World’s largest sovereign wealth fund boosts investment in UK
Russia was named the second-most powerful and influential country on the global arena as it returned to the top 25 list of countries ranked for the Davos economic forum.The U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Countries” annual rating ranks 80 countries across a range of metrics, including quality of life, openness to business, culture and historical legacy. Russia placed 24th overall in the list in the latest ranking released on Wednesday, the United States stayed eighth and Davos host Switzerland topped the ranking for the third year in a row. Russia placed second to the U.S. in the “Power” and “Influence” categories, both of which evaluate a country’s ability to project influence on the world stage. The ranking named Russia the fourth-best country for starting a career and 12th most likely to grow in terms of per capita purchasing power. Russia’s distinct heritage was ranked 14th, investment climate 16th and cultural influence … [Read more...] about Russia Named 24th ‘Best’ Country by U.S. News & World Report