Plane, coach and train services slashed due to lockdown

As the UK’s third lockdown takes effect, transport operators are cancelling services wholesale rather than lose millions by running them with few passengers. Europe’s biggest budget airline, Ryanair, blames “the newly announced Covid lockdowns in Ireland, the UK, and a […]

Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon despite virus concerns

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Tourists appeared ready to roam Grand Canyon National Park again after it partially reopened Friday, despite objections from Navajo officials and others that it could hurt efforts to control the coronavirus. By 7:30 […]

Grand Bahama reefs survived hurricane Dorian

Grand Bahama Island and its reefs fared well during Hurricane Dorian last September, according to underwater assessments taken by a dive team from the Underwater Explorers Society. No damages were found from sediments stirred up by the storm, and the […]