• Avis: Hire car company makes massive advert fail featuring island of Sark where cars are banned
    The Independent17 minutes ago

    Avis: Hire car company makes massive advert fail featuring island of Sark where cars are banned

    Avis couldn’t have picked a worse place to display as part of the advert. Sark, one of the Channel Islands, is completely car-free – only tractors, horse-drawn carriages and bicycles are permitted on the island. Not only did Avis use a picture of Sark, it also promoted the idea of taking a hire car

  • Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador
    Reuters29 minutes ago

    Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador

    She escaped the bombs of Syria, and almost drowned when her dinghy capsized off Greece, but Yusra Mardini then competed at the Olympics and has now been appointed a U.N. goodwill ambassador to be a voice for people seeking shelter from war. Mardini had to swim for hours after capsizing in the Mediterranean

  • Reuters31 minutes ago

    Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador

    She escaped the bombs of Syria, and almost drowned when her dinghy capsized off Greece, but Yusra Mardini then competed at the Olympics and has now been appointed a U.N. goodwill ambassador to be a voice for people seeking shelter from war. Mardini had to swim for hours after capsizing in the Mediterranean

  • Business Wire58 minutes ago

    Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation Announce International Partnership

    Today, Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation, the philanthropic arm of global insurer MetLife, announced a $1.5 million, three year international partnership to expand Special Olympics Young Athletes across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (“EMEA”). Young Athletes is an inclusive sport

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