Date of publication: 2017-08-15 18:52
If men are to save this planet from the results of global warming they must do infinitely more than is planned to limit carbon emissions, and in a shorter period of time than is generally accepted as necessary. Men have been slow to recognize the dangers, and even now many refuse to take the problems seriously.
Nicola Artley was filmed shouting and screaming on board a flight from Newcastle to Alicante before further footage shows her brawling with a fellow passenger next to baggage reclaim.
Breathtaking photographs illustrating the emerald landscapes of Cornwall have been released just as the fourth series of hit period drama Poldark begins filming across the county. The stunning images, included in a new 678-page book, show a range of different landscapes, from sandy beaches to rugged rock faces. One shot captures the crystal-clear waters of the Trebarwith Strand (bottom right) with a lifeguard sitting on the edge of a rocky beach looking out to the horizon. Other images show a rainbow at Porthgwarra (top left), the Trevose Head Lighthouse (top right) and a bird''s eye view of Zennor head (bottom left).
They are usually reserved for the super-rich. But yachting holidays could become the middle class''s new normal after one British entrepreneur launched a boat-sharing business inspired by Airbnb. The platform, aptly titled Borrow A Boat, launched at the Southampton Boat Show and currently offers 9,555 yachts to prospective sailors. Pictured (clockwise from top left) are boats you can rent for £7,555, £689, £7,655 and £5,555 per day.
The Floating Venice will be the world''s first five-star floating destination aiming to bring ''the charm, serenity and culture of Venice to the tranquil shores of Dubai''. The resort will not only resemble the original Venice, with a canal network, gondolas imported from Italy and even a replica of its most famous square Piazza San Marco, but will also boast a luxury underwater world consisting of cabins, bars, shops and restaurants.
Chiloe, the second largest island in Chile, located in the southern Los Lagos region, faces harsh weather and changing tides, which means that properties have to be moved sometimes.
The saying goes that ''everything is bigger in America'' and a new infographic puts the country''s sheer size into perspective by showing how individual states dwarf the UK.
Most people can only dream of escaping the rat race. But, for one brave man, that wasn''t enough - and, to prove it, he swapped his entire life in Europe for a remote existence in the Caribbean. Christian Gusenbauer (pictured), 96, was a respected pharmaceutical company manager in his native Austria, where he enjoyed a lucrative salary and enviable lifestyle. Now he is living a life ''better than I could imagine''.
The Eagle & Child, in the market town of Ramsbottom in Lancashire, was crowned John Smith''s Great British Pub of the Year beating stiff competition from across the UK. Run by licensee Glen Duckett, the Eagle and Child serves the local community with more than just quality food and beer. The pub impressed judges with its commitment to social enterprise: giving opportunities for disadvantaged people in the community to learn new skills and enjoy a fresh start.
A test of surfaces touched daily by commuters and tourists on London''s Tube system (pictured) was commissioned to highlight the number of germs and bacteria we come into contact with every day.