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Cunard ocean liner assists rower in mid-Atlantic

September 26, 2013
Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard Line, assisted a rower who had lost essential supplies while attempting a solo crossing across the Atlantic Ocean. According to a September 26 press release received by Examiner, the crew of the...

If it's Bastille Day we must be in...London?

July 8, 2010
By David Stewart White July 8, 2010 Europe's biggest celebration of Bastille Day is–logically enough–held in Paris. But the second largest celebration of the French national holiday will be held in London on...

The Queen's away and the palace doors are unlocked

July 1, 2010
By David Stewart White July 1, 2010Queen Elizabeth II normally retreats to Scotland during the late summer, but she leave the doors open at Buckingham Palace and invites the public to visit. This year, the palace will be...

Down, down, down goes the Euro

June 4, 2010
By David Stewart White June 4, 2010 The euro is sinking.What started as speculation that Greek government debt could start a run on the value of the European common currency, has become a reality.While much...

Volcano sleeps and Europe flies

June 4, 2010
By David Stewart White June 4, 2010Things have gotten quiet at Iceland'sEyjafjallajokull volcano. The silence is good news for European airlines and passengers who suffered through weeks of travel chaos earlier this year when the...

You versus the volcano (or the airline strike)

May 21, 2010
By David Stewart White May 21, 2010 A flight to Europe this spring and summer is enough to make a traveler feel like an extra in a bad movie. The plot: volcanoes erupt, airports close, airline unions...

Britain adjusts flight rules for volcanic ash

May 18, 2010
By David Stewart White Updated May 15, 2010 British air traffic authorities have announced a new aerial pathway through the volcanic ash that has plagued the skies over the United Kingdom and Europe. The new "time...