Why is the German economy so strong?

The important role of industry In Germany the share of industry in gross value added is 22.9 per cent, making it the highest among the G7 countries. The strongest sectors are vehicle construction, electrical industry, engineering and chemical industry. High export quota Together with China and the USA, Germany is one of the three largest […]

The REAL reasons why Switzerland is the best country in the world

So it has happened again: Switzerland has once more been named the ‘best country’ in the world in the annual Best Countries report – a joint project by digital news service US News & World Report, marketing company Y&R and the Wharton School. Giving their reasons, the people behind the survey-based ranking cited the usual […]

Transforming our perception of luxury

At this year’s edition of The Superyacht Design Forum, the aim was to encourage attendees to look outside the superyacht industry for inspiration, to challenge industry norms. Throughout the two days we had the privilege of hearing from many renowned designers about their work across a variety of different sectors, including Beatrice Bonzanigo of IB […]

How to Save Money

This article offers practical advice on how—and where—to save for three big goals: financial emergencies, college, and retirement. But the strategies it outlines can apply to many other goals, such as saving for a new car, a down payment on a home, or the vacation of a lifetime, or launching your own business. Before you […]

The Latest: Raonic beats Opelka in 3rd round of Wimbledon

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime returns to Corentin Moutet of France in a Men’s singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 1 p.m. Former finalist Milos Raonic ended Reilly Opelka’s Wimbledon run by beating […]

Meet Lieke Martens, the breakout star of the 2019 Women’s World Cup

LYON, France — If you’re a women’s soccer diehard, you might wonder what’s up with this headline. Lieke Martens is 26. A proven commodity, not some fresh-faced prospect. In 2017, she was named FIFA and UEFA’s best player. Earlier that year, she led the Netherlands to the European title. Hell, France 2019 isn’t even her […]

A local’s guide to ten of Galway’s best-kept secrets

Top place to visit in Galway, according to a local! From a cup of tea to kicking walls, this is what the City of the Tribes is all about. It’s the only city on the Wild Atlantic Way and next year it’s set to become the European Capital of Culture. Galway is a small city […]

Jaguar Land Rover announces electric car investment

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is investing hundreds of millions of pounds to build a range of electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham. Initially the plant will produce an electric version of the Jaguar XJ. JLR says the move will help secure the jobs of 2,700 workers at the plant. The news follows […]

Samsung’s Note8 Is Its Biggest Galaxy Phone Yet

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its Galaxy Note8 smartphone, positioning the oversized handset as the ideal choice for those who want to do bigger things. The new Android-powered device’s larger Infinity Display features nearly bezel-less full-frontal glass and an edge-to-edge screen. The Note8 comes with an improved S Pen that will allow users to communicate in […]

15 Rules for How to Eat Out Healthy

When you’ve committed to revamping your health and lifestyle, one of the most important things is overhauling the way you eat. And when you’re in the kitchen, it’s a lot easier to stick to your healthy diet principles, especially when you’re trying to eat healthy on a budget. But most of us don’t eat every single […]