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(CNN) — One of the most famous avenues in Paris, the Champs-Élysées, is set for a facelift that will see it transformed into a green, pedestrian-friendly space, after Mayor Anne Hidalgo gave the go-ahead for a major renovation project. The thoroughfare, one of the world’s most famous shopping streets, accommodates eight lanes of traffic as
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(CNN) — It was once the all-conquering superjumbo, but today it’s more likely to be viewed as a white elephant. As the latest nail in the coffin for the world’s largest passenger airliner, Qatar Airways has confirmed it will be retiring half of its fleet of 10 Airbus A380s, which have already been grounded since
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(CNN) — For more than eight years, the world sailing speed record has remained unbroken. In November 2012, Australian Paul Larsen reached 65.45 knots (or 121 kilometers per hour/75 mph) in his Vesta Sailrocket 2 in South Atlantic waters off the coast of Namibia. However, two rival teams, one in France and one in Switzerland,
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SINGAPORE — Online travel agency Trip.com is “more confident than ever” that China’s domestic tourism will recover in the long run, chief executive Jane Sun said on Thursday. That’s despite fresh lockdowns in the country as new coronavirus cases emerge. “In the long run, we are very optimistic about the recovery,” Sun told CNBC’s “Squawk
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(CNN) — They’re watching you, wherever you walk. They know exactly where you pause, when you slow down and speed up, and they count you in and out of the city. What’s more, they’re tracking your phone, so they can tell exactly how many people from your country or region are in which area, at
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