July 31, 2014

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Formula 5000 Fever At Thruxton Easter Revival

The unmistakeable roar of Formula 5000 will resonate around Thruxton next weekend (19-20 April), as a marauding pack of 5.0-litre, V8 monsters vie for glory in the Derek Bell Trophy races at the eagerly-anticipated Easter Revival.  Feast of formidable Formula 5000 machinery a highlight of Thruxton Easter Revival  Formula 5000 and Formula 2 driver…
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Royal Tour touches down in Wellington

After much excitement and anticipation, New Zealand welcomed Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George on their first ever official tour as a family today. The clouds lifted just long enough in Wellington for Prime Minister, John Key, to greet the royal family at Wellington Airport. They were then whisked [...]…
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Dollar slips under Europe pressure

Europe and Asia dragged world equity markets lower on Monday as concerns about slower growth in China prompted investors to cut their risks. The dollar slipped against major currencies as expectations that the Federal Reserve is in no rush to tighten policy kept the benchmark 10-year bond yield near last month’s six-month low. Shanghai sha…
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Irish Happenings in Finland

Plenty of Irish Happenings in Finland during the month of April with Helsinki Harps GAA training starting up to Weekly Irish Dancing taking place. A part of Ireland in Suomi. 3 April at 6pm – Helsinki Harps GAA Helsinki Harps GAA first training session of the year takes place on Thursday, 3 April at Talin [...]

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Attacking Tax Havens

US President Barack Obama has indulged in another of the politicians’ crusades against foreign tax havens, which always conveniently ignore the smelly stuff on the politicians’ own doorsteps. Robin Mitchinson reports in his blog whydonttheylistentous that Obama’s latest tactic is to extend the jurisdiction of the US tax office, the IRS, to co…
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Cover-up overruled by Congress

The United States Congress has acted to prevent its aid to Ethiopia being used to fund forced evictions of tribal peoples in the south west of the country. The provisions in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill for 2014 represent a slap in the face for USAID, which last month said that ‘there are no reports of [...]
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Under Armour extend Speedskating sponsorship

Under Armour, the global leader in sports performance and innovation, and US Speedskating today announced an eight-year extension of their initial partnership, which had been set to expire this year.  As part of the landmark agreement, which represents the brand’s largest and most comprehensive commitment to the sport, Under Armour will rema…
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Airlie Beach Makeover

If you were in Airlie Beach in the ‘90s, chances are you would have been wearing neon shorts and carving up the dance floor at Magnums.  But the recent $ 22 million redevelopment of the Airlie Beach main street means the town is looking fresher than a Kardashian post-Botox. Things sure looked different in the ‘90s. [...]
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Safety in Paradise

Air New Zealand And Sports Illustrated Showcase Safety In Paradise. Air New Zealand will release the world’s most beautiful safety video this week. The airline has partnered with Sports Illustrated’s iconic Swimsuit franchise to produce Safety in Paradise, which was shot in the idyllic Cook Islands and features some of the biggest names…
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Historic Hotels Assembly at Welsh Rarebits

Welsh Rarebits – the organisation representing distinctive, individually run hotels in Wales – will be hosting the Historic Hotels of Europe General Assembly on April 6 & 7. The event takes place at the beautiful Bodysgallen Hall & Spa in north Wales, with a dinner on the second night at the atmospheric Old Bull’s Head [...] UK Travel» News