Iceland To Stop Whale Hunting By 2024

  As demand for whale meat declines, Iceland plans to eliminate whale hunting by 2024.   For the past three years, the nation’s whalers have barely ventured their boats out into the North Atlantic.   “There are few justifications to authorise the whale hunt beyond 2024”, Fisheries MinisterSvandís Svavarsdóttir, a member of the Left-Green party, […]

12 Winter Wonderlands Around the World That Are Worth The Visit

  Winter may remind you of grey skies, runny noses, and rainy whirlwinds, but it could also look like godly mountains covered with snow, pristine frozen lakes, and cozy English cottages! So, if you’re looking to escape to a winter wonderland, we’ve got you covered with 12 magnificent destinations!   Lapland, Finland     Lapland […]

Malta One Of The Safest Countries For Workers

  A study conducted by UK health and safety consultancy firm, Arinite, has found that Iceland, Malta, and San Marino are the three safest countries for workers.     The study analysed data on occupational fatalities by the ILO, National Safety Council, and Elsevier Ltd. It then revealed the global fatality rate of economic activities […]

Australia among the first finalists at Eurovision 2019

Australia will take part in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the fifth year in row after making it through this year’s first semi-final. Singer Kate Miller-Heidke qualified with Zero Gravity, a pop-opera combo she performed in Tel Aviv while suspended in mid-air on a bendy pole. But there was no happy ending […]

Thousands of passengers stranded as Wow Air stops flying

Wow Air has stopped flying, leaving thousands of passengers stranded. The Icelandic airline said it had cancelled the day’s flights while completing a deal with a group of investors over raising new funds. But it later announced it had ‘ceased operation’ with all future flights cancelled. The carrier connected Europe and North America via Reykjavik, […]