Argentina announced that it will port the first-ever LGBT+ cruise to Antarctica in December of 2022. The ten-night cruise will be organized by the LGBT+ travel company Vacaya on the ship Ponant Le Boréal. Guests will enjoy a one-night stay in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital city, before setting sail in Ushuaia, Argentina’s southernmost city.Add your comment!
In a landmark decision, a Chinese divorce court has ordered a husband to pay his wife more than US$7,700 in compensation for the housework she performed during five years of marriage.Add your comment!
Following the success of the £2 coin issued on behalf of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands last year, Pobjoy Mint announced the new release of a 50 pence coin that bears a design reflecting the universal role of nurses and their nursing values.1 comment
Tom Moore, better known as Captain Tom died from COVID-19 on Tuesday morning, his family said. The 100-year-old World War II veteran became popular in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
Beer sales within Germany were down 5.5% in 2020 compared with the year before amid coronavirus pandemic restrictions the Federal Statistical Office has said. In total, German-based breweries and distributors sold 8.7 billion liters (2.3 billion gallons), according to official figures.
FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) will team up to promote the need for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and diagnostics, and to encourage people to keep practicing life-saving, everyday public health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to protect health.
2020 was a year of substantial progress for the Dictionary of Falklands Biography website reports its administrators. The average number of hits recorded every day was 40, a yearly total exceeding 13,000.
The 1851 census noted Andreas Pintaluga as a gaucho. The son of Benito and Celestina he was born in Gibraltar in 1822.
All-female four-boat, The Bristol Gulls, including for the first time a Uruguayan skipper, raced into English Harbour, Antigua, completing this year’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on the 27th January 2021.
By Christopher Pittard, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Portsmouth - A hundred years ago, Agatha Christie introduced British readers to a small man with an impeccably maintained mustache who, with the help of his “little grey cells””, was very good at solving crimes. That man, of course, was Hercule Poirot, who made his debut in Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, in 1921.