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The Six Most Unusual Hotels in the World

The Six Most Unusual Hotels in the World

Yesterday Dubai Drydocks unveiled plans to build the World Discus Hotel– a discus-shaped underwater hotel. Kipp takes a look at some of the other unusual hotel accommodations from around the world…

May 3, 2012 4:14
 
Yemen sets 2012 budget with $2.6B deficit

Yemen sets 2012 budget with $2.6B deficit

Yemen's cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft budget for 2012 projecting a deficit of 561 billion rials ($2.6 billion), on revenue of 2.1 trillion rials and expenditure of 2.7 trillion rials.

March 7, 2012 1:48
 
Report of Sweden plan for Saudi weapons plant causes storm

Report of Sweden plan for Saudi weapons plant causes storm

A Swedish defence agency has been secretly helping Saudi Arabia build an advanced weapons plant, public radio reported on Tuesday, triggering a political storm in the Nordic state.

March 7, 2012 1:46
 

Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list

All other EU states wanted to add telecoms firms to list; Swedish minister says opposition needs mobile phones too

December 3, 2011 7:31
 
Jobs we should have chosen #1: Personal trainer

Jobs we should have chosen #1: Personal trainer

Every now and then we see something that prompts us to re-evaluate our career choices. Today, it’s a very regal personal trainer.

June 21, 2010 5:25
 
The great escapes

The great escapes

Are you desperate to avoid the World Cup? Kipp has had a look around for some iconic destinations where you could get away from it all.

June 7, 2010 4:34
 

China’s Geely to acquire Volvo for estimated $1.8 billion

Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely has reportedly acquired Volvo, Ford’s Swedish unit…

December 23, 2009 4:12
 
Furniture to last 300 years

Furniture to last 300 years

A furniture company in Sweden promises products with a “guaranteed emotional and technical durability of 300 years.”

May 12, 2009 10:36