World’s largest passenger airliner makes first flight

April 27, 2005 The world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, has made its maiden flight after lifting off from Toulouse in France. The take-off, at 08:30 UTC, was apparently normal and took place exactly on time. The aircraft flew into clear blue skies with a flight crew of six (all wearing parachutes as a […]

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On the campaign trail in the USA, August 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 The following is the fourth edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. This month’s spotlight on the campaign trail: a bat attacks the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, the American […]

Greece formally asks for EU-IMF loans

Friday, April 23, 2010 Greece has formally asked for rescue loans by the European Union and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be activated, aimed at helping the country recover from an economic crisis. Under the plan, countries in the Eurozone will provide up to 30 billion euros in loans in the first year, while the […]

eBay Australia to only permit payment via PayPal

Saturday, April 12, 2008 On the back of new restrictions being imposed on eBay users in the United Kingdom requiring that sellers offer PayPal payments for all sales, eBay Australia is mandating that only PayPal payments will be acceptable as of June 17. PayPal is a wholly-owned subsidiary of eBay, and charges a 30¢ transaction […]

Education In Dehradun

Click Here To Know More About: Music Production Education In Dehradun by Reetasri Since the time of British rule in India, Dehradun has acquired a name for itself as a very good educational hub. With the establishment of many Irish Catholic schools which offered excellent education, Dehradun s popularity reached far and wide. With such […]

Sweden’s Crown Princess marries long-time boyfriend

Monday, June 21, 2010 Sweden’s first royal wedding since 1976 took place Saturday when Crown Princess Victoria, 32, married her long-time boyfriend and former personal trainer, Daniel Westling, 36. The ceremony took place at Stockholm Cathedral. Over 1,200 guests, including many rulers, politicians, royals and other dignitaries from across the world, attended the wedding, which […]

National Museum of Scotland reopens after three-year redevelopment

Friday, July 29, 2011 Today sees the reopening of the National Museum of Scotland following a three-year renovation costing £47.4 million (US$ 77.3 million). Edinburgh’s Chambers Street was closed to traffic for the morning, with the 10am reopening by eleven-year-old Bryony Hare, who took her first steps in the museum, and won a competition organised […]