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David Beckham Raises a Toast to Travellers in Cannes

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David Beckham Raises a Toast to Travellers in Cannes

David Beckham, partner with Diageo in its new HAIG CLUB whisky, raised a toast to global travellers when he flew into Cannes Tuesday for TFWA World Exhibition & Conference 2014, an annual duty free trade show. Beckham’s surprise visit to the show was part of a world tour during which he is promoting HAIG CLUB, [...]

Missing Journalist’s Family Says British PM David Cameron Did Not Help

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Missing Journalist’s Family Says British PM David Cameron Did Not Help

The family of a missing British journalist, Michael Dixon, will on Saturday (18 October) mark five years since he vanished in Costa Rica. Michael walked out of his hotel one evening in the seaside town of Tamarindo and never came back. His brother’s own efforts turned up several leads which indicate he was the victim [...]

Ukraine Is to Russia what Syria Is to America

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Ukraine Is to Russia what Syria Is to America

As the things are developing, it appears that both Russia and the U.S. are hell-bent to grab what doesn’t belong to them. While the U.S. is unnecessarily meddling with the internal affairs of Syria under the pretext of attacking the ISIL militants, Russia has annexed Ukraine with the aim to extend its regime in a [...]

News Corp Opens Its New London Headquarters

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News Corp Opens Its New London Headquarters

News Corp’s new headquarters in London was officially opened Tuesday by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and News Corp executive chairman, Rupert Murdoch and chief executive, Robert Thomson. News Corp has a 30-year lease on The News Building, which is located next to The Shard near London Bridge. The 17-story building will house some [...]

Pope Francis Working to Increase Education Opportunities

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Pope Francis Working to Increase Education Opportunities

United Way Worldwide signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Scholas Occurentes, an initiative started by Pope Francis to improve education by integrating communities around the world through shared purpose and goals. United Way made this announcement today, Sept. 11. The partnership seeks to create education opportunities for all people and will focus on connecting teachers, [...]

Oleksandr Klymenko Critical of Ukrainian Military Tax

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Oleksandr Klymenko Critical of Ukrainian Military Tax

Former Ukrainian Minister of Revenues and Duties Oleksandr Klymenko offered his assessment of the recently enacted military tax to support ongoing army activity in the strife-torn Eastern regions of Ukraine. “I’m not going to enter into a debate about the fairness of this new tax, which places the burden of military actions on the shoulders [...]

Porsche Invests $200M on its Weissach R&D Center

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Porsche Invests $200M on its Weissach R&D Center

Porsche AG, the Germany based sports car manufacturer, officially opened three new buildings at its Weissach development center, marking the conclusion of the largest investment project in the center’s history. Over $200 million were invested in a new design studio with concept car construction facility, a new aero-acoustic wind tunnel and the Electronics Integration Center [...]

BMW Breaks 1 Million Mark in First Six Months of Year

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BMW Breaks 1 Million Mark in First Six Months of Year

The BMW Group sold more than a million vehicles in the first half of 2014, more than ever before in the first six months of the year, the company said today, July 8. A total of 1,020,211 vehicles were delivered to customers worldwide, an increase of 6.9% over the same period last year (954,501). According [...]

Stripping Putin Impersonator Accepts Webby Award for LGBTQ Rights

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Stripping Putin Impersonator Accepts Webby Award for LGBTQ Rights

Leading advertising agency M&C Saatchi NY hired a Vladimir Putin impersonator to strip down to rainbow skivvies and accept the People’s Voice Award for Social Urban & City Innovation for #VirtualPride at the 18th Annual Webby Awards. It was announced Tuesday, May 20. The Putin impersonator entered the stage in a tear-away suit, revealing a [...]

Land Rover’s Discovery Vision for Virgin Galactic

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Land Rover’s Discovery Vision for Virgin Galactic

British brand Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic. The partnership was announced against the backdrop of SpaceShipTwo, claimed to be the world’s first commercial passenger carrying spacecraft, together with Land Rover’s new Discovery Vision Concept vehicle. The partnership will see Land Rover vehicles become part of [...]

Crystal Adventure for HBO’s TV Series Game of Thrones

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Crystal Adventure for HBO’s TV Series Game of Thrones

While fans immerse themselves in the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones television series, Crystal Cruises is unveiling a new Thrones-focused Crystal Adventure in the show’s key filming location, Northern Ireland. Crystal guests will explore several production locations near Belfast, where they will step into mythical medieval life, shooting arrows, taking photographs with show [...]

Scotland Run: 9,500 Runners, 95,000 Kilometers, 125,400,000 Steps

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Scotland Run: 9,500 Runners, 95,000 Kilometers, 125,400,000 Steps

A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York’s Central Park on Saturday morning. The Scotland Run, which is part of the 2014 Scotland Week festivities, saw a sea of tartan take over the heart of Manhattan as runners donned kilts, [...]

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