Lifestyle & Luxury

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...
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...
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...
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...

Holland America Line: Old World Charm with All the Mod Cons

Retaining its old world charm and eschewing the floating brick concept, Holland America Line (HAL) offers its guests an opportunity to enjoy world class...

Billionaires’ Toys: There Is No Point other than Bigger is Better

Turn the clock back a few centuries, and all a man had to do to show off his wealth was to build a massive...

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc: Plus Ça Change

In a fast-moving world driven by relentless technological progress that disrupts everything in its path, unhurried comfort and timeless style have become statements of...

The Power of Incremental Change and the Quest for Perfection

Toyota spends in excess of $10bn annually on automotive research and development. That pile of money buys the company incremental improvements in nearly all...