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14 of the quirkiest European Airbnbs you can actually stay in

A plane. A PLANE.<p>If you're in the market for an alternative holiday destination or something a bit out of the ordinary, Airbnb have rounded up 14 super quirky and unique places you can rent right now in Europe. And from a boat to an actual plane, it's safe to say your travelling pics will …

Airbnb

The 10 most scenic hiking trails in the world

From the epic Pacific Crest Trail to Nepal's breathtakingly-beautiful Annapurna Circuit, our local experts share the best hiking trails to pack your bags for.

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Shell to Sell Canadian Oil-Sands Businesses for $7.25 Billion

The deal with Canadian Natural highlights the risks of high-cost oil-sands production for energy companies<p>LONDON—Royal Dutch Shell PLC is selling nearly all of its Canadian oil-sands developments in deals worth $7.25 billion, deserting a region that has come to symbolize the risks for energy …

Oil

What to Watch Monday: HBO presents Becoming Warren Buffett documentary

<i>Your daily guide to the most interesting stuff happening on TV and streaming. All times Eastern.</i><p><b>PICK OF THE NIGHT</b> <i><br>Becoming Warren Buffett</i> <b><br>HBO, 10 p.m.</b> …

How to safari in South Africa on a budget

A South African safari needn’t cost a packet. Our money-saving tips include going out of season, looking for online deals and doing what the locals do<p>The words “budget” and “safari” are not often found in the same sentence. Safaris are a notoriously expensive holiday choice. But there are ways to …

South Africa

Opinion: Don’t count on a sustained rally in oil prices

Oil prices have been on a tear, with crude oil rallying 25% from its lows in August to above $50 a barrel.<p>At the same time, many of the …

Oil

How to Save Money on Your Next Trip to Reykjavik

I’ve walked Reykjavik’s main shopping street many times before. There’s not a day that goes by when I visit the city that I don’t end up there …

European Travel

Royal Dutch Shell - Additional Divestments In Order To Sustain The Dividend

<b>Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B)</b> announced another round of divestments in order to keep leverage under control, even as oil prices have …

Wood maintenance workers back strike on Shell UK platforms | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - As many as seven of Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDSa.L) North Sea platforms could be hit by the first strike action in the basin in 10 years after Wood Group (WG.L) employees working on the facilities voted on Wednesday in favour of industrial action.<p>A Shell sign is pictured near …

10 Crazy Airbnb Rentals To Stay At On Your Next Vacation

You won't ever want to stay in a hotel after you see these listings.<p>From private islands to haunted mansions, these Airbnb picks are anything but boring.

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This chart breaks down the crazy amount of oil production disruptions in 2016

Oil prices have recovered this year on the heels of numerous, ongoing production disruptions that have reached multi-year highs.<p>Chief among them: the Niger Delta Avengers hitting pipelines in Nigeria, the Canadian wildfires, the Kuwait strike, and even Venezuela.<p>To show the scale of all of these …

Shell Just Named The World’s Hottest Oil And Gas Plays

<b>Shell Just Named The World’s Hottest Oil & Gas Plays by Dave Forest, Pierce Points</b><p>The world’s second-largest petro-major gave us a rare look inside …

DJ Max Series Coming Soon to Nintendo 3DS

Have you heard of the action-rhythm series <i>DJ Max</i>? The South Korea based franchise has existed across multiple consoles, garnering releases on …

Investors look beyond Big Oil's worst quarter yet | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s top oil companies are set to report their worst quarterly results yet in the current downturn but a recent recovery in crude prices is raising hopes the market has bottomed out.<p>The Royal Dutch Shell logo is seen at a petrol station in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium April …