Posts Tagged ‘ CNN ’

Is UNESCO World Heritage status fair?

Aug 4th, 2021 | By
image of Stonehenge

Some countries can’t afford the costs of an application and the necessary funding to maintain those sites to preserve UNESCO status.

Do we face a pandemonium?

Mar 8th, 2021 | By
Bournemouth beach

Sub-editors or whoever CNN employ to create headlines for stories filed by their reporters had exercised their love of drama to come up with an attention grabbing headline

Overcrowded, overpriced and overwhelmed

Aug 18th, 2020 | By

This was a headline that the American news station, CNN, ran over the weekend to describe UK staycations this year.

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?