Apr 022014

Travel company tells Danes to have sex on holiday: A Danish travel company claims that sending more couples to romantic cities like Paris could help them have more children. A new advertising campaign says that while a recent UN survey said Denmark was the happiest nation on Earth, it’s not the sexiest.
28 March 2014



Protecting shipwrecks: A group of historians are worried Britain’s underwater heritage is being threatened by treasure hunters. They are asking the British government to sign up to a UN convention to help protect shipwrecks.
24 March 2014



Paris smog: Motorists in Paris face an unusual day of restrictions as the government tries to reduce high levels of pollution in the city. Today only cars with odd-numbered registration plates are allowed to drive. Tomorrow, if the restrictions remain in place, it’ll be even-numbered cars that can be driven.
17 March 2014



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