Posts Tagged ‘ CNN ’

Gunning for it

Jul 4th, 2014 | By

Why Americans shouldn’t be allowed to own guns



Storing food on deck and in cabins

Jul 29th, 2013 | By

Who – or what – would you wish to share a cabin with if you were on a cruise? The answer wouldn’t be with boxes of food but that appears to be what some crew members had to do on board Silversea’s cruise ship Silver Shadow. Other containers of food were on deck.



CNN scaremongering

Nov 25th, 2012 | By

This Sunday, scrolling along the bottom of CNN is the headline, “Spain tries to save its tourist industry.” Does this mean that tens of millions of visitors have stopped going there? Have hotels fallen into the seas?



Are some security checks unnecessary?

Oct 28th, 2010 | By

Yesterday the Financial Times reported on the meeting of the Airports Operators Association (AOA) at which the chairman of British Airways, Martin Broughton, said that some of the security checks we have to endure at airports were a waste of time. We had them because the Americans insisted yet they were not carried out on domestic flights within the US. Forgive me if you tired of this story already. The BBC, then ITN and Sky made it their lead story for most of yesterday and by 7am today there are 866 articles on the web about it. Broughton has obviously struck a chord.
But which checks are unnecessary?