December 8, 2019

MEPs debate how the EU should react to illegal drilling activities by Turkey

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Turkey has been involved in illegal drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot waters for quite some time despite the EU’s repeated calls for it to stop. European Union Member States have decided to set up a mechanism to impose restrictive measures (sanctions) – such as a travel bans or asset freezing – on individuals […]

EU should raise pressure on Turkey over Syria offensive

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Turkey´s offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria has drawn widespread criticism, after US troops pulled out from the region earlier this month. At the European Parliament, the EPP Group´s Michael Gahler, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Group coordinator on foreign affairs, is calling for stronger pressure on the Turkish government to […]

Sales Training: How to win your price increase with confidence

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From NEGOTIATION experts No customer wants to stomach a price increase, as they feel challenged in passing on their increase in costs to customers and end-users. Sadly though, as long as central banks control our currencies through their inflation tax, salespeople will need to keep up by increasing prices. It’s simple arithmetic of more currency […]

Destinations of the week

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Most Beautiful Countries in Europe By MEEROONA From Travel Away Europe…there’s no other place like it in the world! Its fabulous monuments reveal one layer of history after another, and its breathtaking natural scenery couldn’t be more diverse. From wild to elegant, its countries bring together a kaleidoscope of cultures, and its landscapes are as […]

Thomas Cook customers to fly home after firm collapses

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From BBC The first flights bringing Thomas Cook holidaymakers home to the UK have landed amid some reports of disruption. The government has said it will run a “shadow airline” for two weeks to repatriate the 155,000 UK tourists affected by the firm’s collapse. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said its response to the crisis was […]

The Amazon fires aren’t a natural disaster. ‘Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,’ one researcher said

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By Aylin Woodward From Business Insider So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 84,000 fires— more than double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 20,000 of these fires started in the past few weeks, many of them in the Brazilian Amazon. Most of the blazes were set deliberately — and illegally — by farmers and loggers to […]

Destinations of the week

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These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019 By Hillary Hoffower From Business Insider The ultra-rich are investing more in travel as a way to show off their wealth, and that includes everything from sabbaticals to brief vacations. We teamed up with luxury travel agency Original Travel to find the hottest spots billionaires are heading to this year. A few […]

Chef’s eat at Disney

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What 11 chefs eat when they go to the Disney parks By Ariella Tschinicel From Business Insider Not only are the Disney parks known for their innovative rides and attractions, but vacationers from all over the globe also get to enjoy world-class dining options when they visit Disneyland and Walt Disney World. From iconic theme […]

US: Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

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From Newsmax Jennie-O Turkey recalled ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues. The recall was the first — not counting pet food — tied to a widespread and ongoing outbreak that has resulted in one death and 164 reported illnesses in […]

This turkey optical illusion will make your head spin

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BY MORGAN SUNG From Mashable This Thanksgiving how-to might give you a headache. Redditor u/Dently stumbled across the mindblowing video uploaded in 2015 and posted it to r/videos. “Found this freaky optical illusion while watching a cooking video,” they wrote. “Stare at the center of the brine until the scene changes.” If you look into […]