Month: February 2008

  • The Web’s Complete Local Time Resource

    “The World Time Engine is a service for home users and business professionals to search and compare local world times for any country, city, town, village, zip code, point of interest or geographic coordinates on earth.” Link:

  • Ryanair to shut website for a weekend

    “Ryanair is to shut down its entire flight booking system for a whole weekend later this month, it emerged today. Neither online or telephone customers will be able to book flights between 10pm on Friday, 22 February and 11pm on the following Monday. Flights will continue as normal during the shutdown, which has been caused…

  • Ireland debates switch to right-hand driving

    “Ireland should consider giving up driving on the left to reduce accidents by foreigners accustomed to right side motoring, a senior politician said Friday.” Link:

  • Crews tackle London market blaze

    “Up to 100 firefighters are tackling a major blaze that is spreading rapidly through London’s famous Camden Market.” Link:

  • US warns against travel to western Kenyan cities

    “The State Department warned Americans Thursday against travel to Kisumu and other western Kenyan cities while temporarily moving a number of US officials from Kisumu to the capital Nairobi. “US citizens should avoid all travel to the cities of Kisumu, Nakuru and Naivasha, and defer all non-essential travel to the remaining portions of Nyanza, Western,…

  • Critics fear chill on U.S. north

    “Beginning Thursday, U.S. and Canadian citizens who want to enter the United States from Canada must provide border agents with two documents: proof of citizenship such as a birth certificate and a government-issued photo identification such as a driver’s license. In the past, documents weren’t required to cross the border from Canada into the United…