A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on Thursday, July 17, over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration yesterday said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines to fly over eastern Ukraine.
Yesterday, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 took off from Amsterdam and was shot down over Ukraine near the Russian border. Nearly 300 innocent lives were taken — men, women, children, infants — who had nothing to do with the crisis in Ukraine. Their deaths are an outrage of unspeakable proportions.
Hundreds are expected to gather at Bath Abbey in Bath, England, for a special candlelit vigil to mark 100 years since the start of World War I. The vigil is scheduled from 10 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Aug. 4.
London welcomed over 3.6 million overseas visits in the first three months of 2014, resulting in the best ever first quarter tourism numbers in the city’s history, according to London & Partners.
The Bath Abbey has received £389,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help fund a multimillion dollar project to help repair the building’s floor.
The Jane Austen Centre in Bath, England, has unveiled a waxwork figure of the famed author, allowing people to see the face of Jane Austen for the first time.
The Roman Baths for which this southwestern England city is named, are some of the most remarkable Roman ruins outside of Rome itself.
The labyrinth of sewers winding their way beneath the Paris streets is as legendary as the city upstairs. For anyone interested in learning more about this complex maze winding its way beneath the Parisian streets, a visit to Le Musée des Égouts de Paris (the Paris Sewer Museum) is an absolute must.
Despite the fact that it is somewhat of an engineering blunder, there is something strangely beautiful about the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Throngs of tourists who flock to Pisa to marvel at the tower or to have their picture made at an angle that looks as through they’re holding up the tower agree.