Woman becomes oldest person to sail solo worldwide

This 77-year-old British yachtswoman broke a world record for oldest person to sail around the world from North America solo, nonstop and unassisted. Jeanne Socrates arrived at Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Canada on Saturday afternoon flying an orange sail aboard the SV Nereida after just under a year at sea since she departed on…

UK’s Johnson informs Trump: Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal

By William JamesBIARRITZ, France, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to U.S. President Donald Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the U.S. economy to British firms, citing a wide range of markets from cars to cauliflowers.The two spoke on Friday ahead…

Why Struggle Is a Good Idea, Even If We Never Desire It

It doesn’t seem like it now, but struggle makes you better in more ways than one. September 23, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “It’s okay to struggle. That’s how you get stronger.”That was wise career advice from … my Pilates instructor. Of course, she was talking about struggle…

Vast ‘pumice raft’ found drifting through Pacific Ocean

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSailors Tom Whitehead and Shannon Lenz said the floating rocks left “no water visible”A vast “raft” of volcanic rocks stretching over 150 sq km (58 sq miles) is drifting through the Pacific Ocean, scientists say.The sea of pumice – the size of 20,000 football fields – was…

Imran Khan: A year facing Pakistan’s harsh realities

Image copyright Reuters Image caption For years, many doubted the former cricketing superstar would become prime minister Imran Khan, the cricketing superstar-turned-politician, has had a turbulent first year in office.It was a position that some thought he would never achieve: his 2018 election victory came after a two-decade long struggle, large portions of which were…

Today’s Program: Smooth Sailing At The G7?

26 August 2019, France (France), Biarritz: Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) sits on the sidelines at the beginning of bilateral talks with Donald Trump, President of the USA of the G7 summit. The summit will t… 26 August 2019, France (France), Biarritz: Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) sits on the sidelines at the beginning of…

Iranian forces have been bothering this British warship almost daily in the Persian Gulf

The UK Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose has had almost daily confrontations with Iranian forces in the past two months, with 115 unpleasant interactions in the Persian Gulf since the start of July, The Times reports, citing the ship’s commander. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has taunted the warship, which failed to prevent the seizure…

A German sea captain who rescued countless migrants in the Mediterranean states she turned down a medal of bravery since it was hypocritical

Pia Kemp, a German boat captain and migrant-rights worker, says she is turning down a medal of bravery for her actions at sea because the medal represents the hypocrisy of how countries treat migrant issues. Kemp is preparing to stand trial in Italy for rescuing more than 1,000 migrants from unsafe conditions at sea, an…

Longcheer Luxury Yacht Club/ ZHUBO Design Group

Longcheer Yacht Club / ZHUBO Design Group © Yu Bai + 33 Architects Location Xindong Road, Nan’ao Town, Dapeng New District, Shenzhen, China Category Lead Architects Guochuan Feng, Yali Huai Design Team Zhen Wang, Xiaowen Gong, Shide Long, Xiaoni He, Jieqiong Wang, Tong Li, Hai Huang, Weiqi He(Internship) Engineering ZHUBO Design Group Co., Ltd Landscape…