Why Low-Cost Airlines Are Flocking to Vienna

Until last August, Vienna Airport had not been used to attention. But then the airport’s second-largest customer collapsed — and now it has become a battleground for Europe’s low-cost carriers. It is the demise of the Air Berlin Group, under 2 billion euros of losses, that has been largely responsible for the airport’s newfound popularity […]

Online dating: Over-50s flocking to the internet for love in ever greater numbers

The latest research reveals one in six over-50s have used online dating services to find love, double the number in 2010. Many of them are looking for love again post divorce, whilst others admit that they are seeking no-strings attached sex, according to a survey of 1,8000 people by online dating website eharmony. The figures […]

China’s tighter drone rules send enthusiasts flocking to school

(Reuters) — A buzz fills the sky above a flight base in northern Beijing, as pilots practise take-offs and landings ahead of tests to qualify for a license – to fly drones. Drone enthusiasts in China, the world’s top maker of consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are scrambling for licenses after the government adopted strict […]

Canada's elite swimmers are quietly flocking to same Toronto area

Something unusual is going on in Toronto’s east end. Three of the best young swimmers in the world have quietly made their homes in the same little area within the Beach neighbourhood. Penny Oleksiak, Taylor Ruck and Rebecca Smith are all living within a towel’s throw of one another. In fact, the three teens are now carpooling […]

Millennials are flocking towards some of the most speculative ways to invest

Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Millennials are big users of some of the most speculative investing instruments in the stock market, according to TD Ameritrade. The brokerage firm told Business Insider that the roughly 18-35-year-old demographic made up about 40% of its new customers. Almost half of their trades came from mobile devices, said Victor Jones, the director of […]

Looking for a cheap holiday with guaranteed sunshine? Britons are flocking to Gran Canaria

The top 10 long-haul and short-haul destinations for British holidaymakers this summer have been revealed. TripAdvisor’s Summer Holiday Value Report contains some surprising candidates when it comes to best value breaks. Research has also revealed the cheapest week to travel to the most sought after destinations. According to the travel booking site, Ibiza is proving […]

High Sheriff plagued by viewers of TV’s Broadchurch flocking to his home

Sir Philip Williams, the High Sheriff of Dorset who lives at Bridehead, has encountered strangers wandering up to his family home thinking it is empty.  The 17th-century estate was used as the venue for a birthday party at the fictional Axehampton House in the ITV series, during which actress Julie Hesmondhalgh’s character Trish was raped […]