November 22, 2019

LEVEL arrives in Las Vegas on its inaugural flight from Paris

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LAS VEGAS — The first nonstop LEVEL flight from Paris to Las Vegas arrived at McCarran International Airport on October 30, 2019 with a water arches salute. LEVEL, the low-cost long-haul airline from IAG and sister airline to Aer Lingus, British Airways and Bueling, will operate two flights per week on Wednesday and Sunday.   To celebrate […]

What does a world-class IP strategy look like?

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After 2019’s sell-out event in Paris, next year’s IPBC Europe – Europe’s foremost conference about IP value creation – will take place in Dublin from 24 to 25 March. Being held at the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel, the event will once again be Europe’s leading gathering of senior corporate IP professionals from companies of all sizes. Limited places are […]

CUPRA goes sky high on a Paris rooftop race track

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The brand wins the heart of Paris with a very special driving event The CUPRA Ateca soars over the French capital with Mattias Ekström at the wheel CUPRA doubles its sales in France, one of the brand’s five fastest growing markets The brand now has 235 CUPRA corners worldwide Paris, 03-10-2019 – After presenting the CUPRA […]

Europe heatwave: Paris latest to break record with 42.6C

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From BBC Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C, passing the figure set just a day before. The UK recorded a record temperature for July […]

The once and future Notre-Dame de Paris

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By Justin Davidson From New York Mag The terrible thing about destruction is that it can happen so fast. Almost as soon as the pillar of bilious smoke appeared on the Paris skyline, it seemed foregone that flames would consume the cathedral’s wooden roof, hurl gargoyles to the ground, melt the luminous 13th-century stained-glass windows, […]

Notre-Dame cathedral: Firefighters tackle blaze in Paris

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From BBC A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris and has spread rapidly across the building. The cause is not yet clear, but officials say that it could be linked to renovation work. A major operation to tackle the blaze is under way at the 850-year-old Gothic building, but the […]

Destinations of the week

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Disappointing photos show what 9 top luxury destinations look like in real life Part 2 By Katie Warren from Business Insider Some places around the world are known as go-to spots for luxury travel, shopping, or experiences. The Champs Elysées in Paris, for example, with its Louis Vuitton, Cartier, and Longchamp boutiques, is consistently ranked one […]

Safran, Aon and ASML on managing IP risk

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IPBC Europe From IAM Later this month at IPBC Europe 2019 (27-28 March, Paris) a panel of distinguished IP professionals will come together to discuss the important topic of risk management.  As IP becomes a more valuable corporate asset, managing the risks around it has become a major business priority. During this unmissable session, representatives from Safran, Aon and […]

Gatwick Airport: Drones ground flights

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From BBC Tens of thousands of passengers have been disrupted by drones flying over one of the UK’s busiest airports. Gatwick’s runway has been shut since Wednesday night, as devices have been repeatedly flying over the airfield. Sussex Police said it was not terror-related but a “deliberate act” of disruption, using “industrial specification” drones. About […]

Strasbourg shooting: Gunman shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he attacked

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From BBC The Strasbourg gunman yelled “Allahu Akbar” (“God is greatest” in Arabic) as he opened fire on people enjoying an evening out at a Christmas market, the Paris public prosecutor told reporters. Rémy Heitz said two people had been killed and one left brain-dead after the attack in the eastern French city on Tuesday. […]