Cold War warning sirens are sounding across France. Here’s why

Cold War warning sirens are sounding across France.  Here’s why

Paris (CNN) — It’s a typical Wednesday lunchtime in Paris, the streets buzzing with tourists, terraces packed with tables, when the wail of an air raid siren fills the air. Its groan tears across the city for nearly two minutes, reaching a crescendo above the midday traffic before dying away. It’s a strange occurrence. But … Read more

Cold War warning sirens are sounding across France. Here’s why

Cold War warning sirens are sounding across France.  Here’s why

Paris (CNN) — It’s a typical Wednesday lunchtime in Paris, the streets buzzing with tourists, terraces packed with tables, when the wail of an air raid siren fills the air. Its groan tears across the city for nearly two minutes, reaching a crescendo above the midday traffic before dying away. It’s a strange occurrence. But … Read more

10 million of Ireland’s citizens left. Here’s why you should visit

10 million of Ireland’s citizens left.  Here’s why you should visit

(CNN) — With St. Patrick’s Day a global phenomenon and Irish pubs found everywhere from Peru to Lanzarote, it can be easy to think you have a sense of Ireland without visiting, especially if you’re one of the 70 million people worldwide who can claim Irish heritage. However, to get a true feel for the … Read more

The adventurer twins exploring the most remote parts of the world

The adventurer twins exploring the most remote parts of the world

(CNN) — They’ve already rowed across the Atlantic, flown over Australia with paramotors and traveled to some of the world’s most remote places. Now UK adventurers Hugo and Ross Turner, also known as the Turner Twins, are heading off on a brand new adventure — a 100% emission free expedition to the Atlantic Pole of … Read more

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

How much for gas?  Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — At a gas station near the Cologne, Germany, airport, Bernd Mueller watches the digits quickly climb on the pump: 22 euros ($23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers showing how much gasoline he’s getting rise, too. But much more slowly. Painfully slowly. “I’m getting rid of my car this October, November,” … Read more

Summer solstice 2022: Sensual traditions on the longest day of the year

Summer solstice 2022: Sensual traditions on the longest day of the year

(CNN) — Do you feel a stirring in your heart? Maybe a jump in your libido? Heck, are you just getting plain ol’ hot and bothered? The summer solution for 2022 is arriving. The longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere kicks off the official calendar start of summer and with it comes … Read more