Paris guide for tourists: the British informal, Italians impatient, Brazilians tactile

British tourists like to be called by their first names", Brazilians are "easily tactile", Italians are "impatient" and the Spanish constantly on the "lookout for freebies".

Here are some pearls of wisdom Paris tourist Board believe will help...

Barack Obama returned to Berlin with a more balanced message of hope

As a bead of sweat glistened on the President eyebrows, shrugged Barack Obama removed his jacket middle of speech with the words: "We can be a little more informal among friends."

Without a jacket, Barack Obama addressed an appeal to the spread of Western democratic values...

American consumers are spending more, as wages rise

United States consumers shrugged off tax increases in February, as they earned and spent more, in another sign of the world's largest economy is on the road to recovery.

The U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday that consumer spending rose 0.7pc in February from January. It was...

Cyprus has no desire to leave the Euro

Cyprus President Nikos Anastasiades assured the public servants that "we will not experiment with the future of our country" by withdrawal from the Euro zone.

He said that under the current situation in the country tragic - that the bail-out "to prevent the risk...

After Cyprus crisis euro still is wanted

It defies belief that Poland and others are still interested in joining the economic doomsday machine single currency.

It was some time ago, so it's hard to remember the exact wording of the question, but I certainly remember the answer. Clearly exasperated by my assumption that the...

Slovenia is follows the Cyprus – next bank crisis

Slovenia cost of borrowing has risen dramatically in the last days, how he would fight with non financial crisis, becoming the first victim of infection from Cyprus.

“Banks are under severe distress,” said the international Monetary Fund in its annual health check of...

United Kingdom started to grow economically

Despite cutting its growth forecast for this year, the Confederation of British Industry has said it believes the UK is in the clear when it comes to a triple-dip recession.

The United Kingdom enjoyed yearly growth of 0.5pc in the first quarter of this year, to be followed by a 1.4pc...

Same review of BBC iPlayer Radio Android apps

The iPlayer Radio app for Android is impressive, but belated debut on Android.

I don't understand why he takes an organization such as the BBC more time to release an app for the Android Operating System iOS. The Corporation, its Sports apps and iPlayer Radio, made a conscious...

Amazon set-top box on building television

Amazon plans to implement a set-top box to make it easier for customers to stream video to a TV, according to sources. The device due to debut later this year and will offer access to Amazon's growing demand directory that includes LoveFilm UK.

It will intensify the Internet-store...

Snorkel parents may have been killed by Irukandji jellyfish

Parents who mysteriously died simultaneously, Snorkelling in Australia, leaving orphans on the beach may have been killed Irukandji jellyfish is one of the most venomous creature.

The pair were seen children floating face down in the water with a beach in Western...

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What you know about earning on blog posts

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Today, every blogger has the opportunity to receive a small remuneration for his work on the blog, write a short message or a review of a web resource, service, or company.

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My worry about losing the Queen

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