On the first official day of the COP 24 in Katowice, Twitter buzzes every few hours with news: Trump and Xi Jinping negotiating trade, the British Prime Minister May struggling to sell Brexit worldwide and President Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman sharing a high five. All but about the Conference of the Parties, […]
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We previously reported on Ryanair’s change in carry-on bag policy in early 2018. Now, as of November 2018, Ryanair’s bag policy has changed once again and not for the better. Whereas previously, it was possible to have a carry-on bag placed in the hold at no extra charge, now only priority boarding passengers are permitted […]
Denmark recently followed France’s example of banning face coverings in public places, hitting niqab-wearing Muslim women the hardest. Shortly after, a Muslim couple were denied Swiss citizenship for refusing to shake hands with people of the opposite sex. Do these cases represent a justifiable attempt to limit crime and facilitate cultural integration, or an unnecessary […]
Originally published on Italics Magazine. Recently, the Italian government announced that it has decided to take out some fresh new loans in order to finance their many extravagant policies, such as their citizen’s income. The financial markets have already reacted negatively to the news that made international click-bait headlines as “Italy to introduce basic income” and the […]
Broadcast Television is a relatively new household technology, which was only introduced in the latter half of the 20th century. But in today’s rapidly evolving technological environment, broadcast television might as well be as ancient as Socrates himself. Television has gone through many different technological leaps itself, from black and white to colour, from CRT […]
A storm has been brewing in the world of taxation and now it has Brussels in its grip. The EU’s response to the Paradise Papers leak was to publicly name and shame the guilty parties on an official blacklist in an attempt to discourage these dodgy taxation practices. It was completed as an early Christmas […]
For years, Ryanair has been synonymous with cheap prices and the ability to travel across Europe. Indeed, it was Ryanair that paved the way for low-budget airlines, like EasyJet, Wizz Air, Euro Wings and many others. The company was founded in 1985, ten whole years before EasyJet and has driven flight prices down for consumers […]