'Sleep with me, I’ll make you a Baroness’: Lib Dem peer faces ‘longest suspension since WWII’

A Lib Dem peer is facing a near-four-year ban from the House of Lords, after a report by Parliament’s Commissioner for Standards revealed allegations that he propositioned a woman with “corrupt inducements to sleep with him.” Lord Lester of Herne Hill, 82, who has resigned as the Liberal Democrat’s human rights spokesperson and was suspended […]

China is about to open the world’s longest sea bridge. It cost $20 billion and is 20 times as long as the Golden Gate Bridge.

Bobby Yip/Reuters After nine years of construction and controversy, China is set to officially unveil the world’s longest sea bridge on Tuesday at a ceremony in Hong Kong. At more than 34 miles long, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a master plan to create a global science and technology hub by connecting two […]

The Best and Worst Seats on the World’s Longest Flight: Singapore Airlines A350-900ULR Premium Economy

Best and Worst Seats in Premium Economy on Singapore’s A350-900ULR Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

Singapore’s Menu Lists Calories, Carbs and More on the World’s Longest Flight

Singapore’s Menu Lists Calories on the World’s Longest Flight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Summer solstice 2018 greetings: Is today the longest day? What time is sunset?

The June solstice marks the official start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.  A solstice occurs when the sun is at its furthest point from the equator.  The date varies between June 20 and 22, depending on the year and local time zone.  In the Southern Hemisphere, they experience oppose seasons, so it is the […]

Singapore Begins Selling Paid Tickets And Awards For World’s Longest Flight

Book Paid And Award Tickets For SQ21, World’s Longest Flight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

China is opening the world’s longest sea bridge — and it contains enough steel to build 60 Eiffel Towers

AP China is the midst of several megaprojects that will transform its cities. Over the next decade, China plans to encourage 250 million people (29 times New York City’s population) to move into the country’s growing megacities. To cope with that huge migration, the country has invested tens of billions of dollars in giant infrastructure projects. […]

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho wants to stay at Old Trafford for longest unbroken spell

And now Manchester United boss Mourinho has revealed that, at a youthful 55, he could also carry on managing until he’s drawing his old-age pension. Mourinho is at the Theatre of Dreams for the foreseeable future, happy to go beyond the three years and three months in his first stint at Chelsea. Asked if he […]