Ex-president Bush's paintings tell of toll on those he sent to war
2 days ago
In some paintings, the wounds are plain to see: an arm or leg lost to war. In others, the injuries that US veterans suffered are hidden from view. But all of the works by former president George W.Bush reflect some of the human toll of his decisions as commander-in-chief.
Chemist John Goodenough reacts to receiving Nobel prize
3 days ago
97 year-old John Goodenough, who has been co-awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry, says it's 'very nice to receive' such recognition. Of his role in inventing lithium-ion batteries that power modern mobile devices he says 'the lawyers always end up with the money', and on a more serious note he warns that humanity must wean itself off fossil fuels.
The Gambia's tourism sector feels pressure after Thomas Cook collapse
3 days ago
As The Gambia's tourist season begins, hotel owners are still trying to 'cut down on losses' after the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook on 23 September 2019. The British holidaymaker was one of the largest tourist outfitters in the small West African country, with 45% of tourists entering The Gambia through Thomas Cook according to The Gambia's government. Two emergency meetings have been organised by the government to find an emergency solution before the country's touristic season begins in November. from hotel owners in Banjul