Wednesday, May 23, 2018


A general view of the Peperoncino restaurant in Kaliningrad

Russian Agency Offers Fake Restaurant Reviews ahead of World Cup

By Polina Ivanova and Natalia Shurmina MOSCOW (Reuters) A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake...
Tourists pose for photos outside the Rijksmuseum in central Amsterdam

Bye Bye ‘Beer Bike’? Amsterdam Determined to Tame Tourism

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) Amsterdam unveiled far-reaching plans on Wednesday to rein in tourism, reflecting the dissatisfaction of many residents who feel the city's...
Cars and motorcycles move along a bridge, which was constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula across the Kerch Strait

Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive

KERCH (Reuters) Leather-clad bikers with Russian national flags joined motorists driving for the first time across a newly-opened bridge linking Crimea with Russia on...
People watch as ash erupt from the Halemaumau crater near the community of Volcano

Ash Cloud from Hawaii Volcano Sparks Red Alert for Aviation

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) Explosions intensified on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, spewing ash and triggering a red alert for aircraft for the...
Robert Jesty and Davies are seen in this undated photograph received via the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in London

Congo Bars Tourists from National Park after Kidnapping

ABIDJAN (Reuters) Rangers said on Tuesday they had stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park during investigations into the kidnapping of...
United Kingdom’s SuRie performs “Storm” during a dress for Eurovision Song Contest 2018 at the Altice Arena hall in Lisbon

Glitzy Eurovision Pageant Gives Boost to Lisbon Tourism

By Andrei Khalip LISBON (Reuters) The Eurovision song contest kicked into high gear on Tuesday in Lisbon with tens of thousands of music fans further...