London has overtaken Tokyo and Paris to become the world's most expensive city for dining out, a new international survey revealed Wednesday. At an average of £ 39.09 (57.40 euros, 74.08 dollars), the price of a three-course meal for one in the British capital city has increased by 2.9% from 2006.
Decades of wrangling between London and Brussels over switching to metric will come to an end with an announcement that imperial measures can carry on indefinitely.
Three million and a half foreign tourists will be visiting Argentina by the end of 2007 totaling 3.2 billion US dollars, according to the country's Tourism Under Secretary Daniel Aguilera.
The QE2 set sail again on Saturday after breaking down off Croatia during a Mediterranean cruise. The liner's 1,750 passengers were delayed 24 hours after she suffered a mechanical fault in the Croatian port of Dubrovnik on Friday.
AN RAF Tornado pilot from Mount Pleasant has become the first person to kite surf across Falkland Sound. Flight Lieutenant Duncan 'Deano' Dean is a kite surf expert, a relatively new sport where the surfer can reach speeds of up to 30 miles per hour and leap as high as 30 feet in the air in strong gusts.
Holland maintained their excellent record of never having lost a European Championship qualifying game at home, beating Bulgaria 2-0 at the Amsterdam Arena, and edging closer to ensuring a place at next year's finals which will be played in Austria/Switzerland.
Hundreds flocked this week to a museum in the north of Argentina to admire a well-preserved mummy of an Inca maiden that is on display for the first time and who five hundred years ago was sacrificed and froze to death in the Andes.
Argentina's Ezeiza International airport has been chosen as the best airport in the region according to the Skytrax 2007 opinion poll which interviewed over 12 million passengers, according to the Airports Council International, Latin America and Caribbean.
The Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FITB) has appointed Jake Downing to the post of General Manager, effective from the 5th November 2007.
Central American airline TACA announced this week the expansion of operations with two new routes linking Peru and Uruguay and San Salvador with the California city of Oakland. The flights will be officially inaugurated next October and November.