Lifestyle & Luxury

Self driving Uber prototype in San Francisco

Uber über alles? Ride-hailing firm damaged by leaked files

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH DISTURBING details have surfaced surrounding ride-hailing service Uber’s chaotic global expansion period. Uber was founded in the US in 2009; within three...
Aston Martin DB10, James Bond, No Time To Die

Bond’s the name, James Bond, and my toys don’t come cheap

As No Time To Die finally hits movie screens, it’s been revealed that being James Bond costs an eye-watering £32.3m. Research conducted by online gaming...
Zin Boats Z2R

Pouring volts on troubled water — e-boats are go!

Which mixes better with water: electricity or oil? RICHARD THOMAS finds some sea legs in his BV trousers and sets forth to investigate. WHENEVER the...
Farmed mink in cage

Covid mink stole the future of the despised fur industry

by Hal Williams THE EUROPEAN fur industry is reeling — to the dismay of fashion victims and the relief of animal rights supporters. Denmark's mass culling...
Bye Aerospace eFlyer 2

EV News Round-up Autumn 2019

By RICHARD THOMAS THREE months have passed since the last issue of BV, each bringing more developments in the Electric Vehicles world — on the...
Gibraltar

‘The Rock’ aims to give a solid foundation to crypto industry

Experts and investors are heading to Gibraltar for an international convention on DLT, blockchain and cryptocurrency By HAL WILLIAMS The tiny British enclave of Gibraltar has...
Emirates Airbus A380

Emirates order keeps A380 in production

Giant airliner’s future had been under a cloud The Emirates airline has pulled the Airbus A380 back from an early grave with an order for...
Monaco at sunset

Is Monaco’s underbelly tainting its shine?

Where there’s muck, there’s brass – and the reverse sometimes holds true. Business Vision’s TONY LENNOX takes a look at the famous Carre d'Or...
Etihad Airbus A380

Etihad Swoop For Tony Douglas As New CEO

Former military defence expert is to take up the role in January, but can he stop the rot in Abu Dhabi where the airline...
Cathay Pacific 747

Cathay Pacific losing altitude

Once held up as a benchmark of luxury long-haul air travel, the company’s determination not to jump on the low fair bandwagon looks like...