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British Airways Launches New Private Jet Service

The UK flag-carrier is launching an exclusive private jet service for British Airways passengers flying within North America and the Caribbean. The airline is establishing the service, designated PrivateConnect, in partnership with Cessna division CitationAir. Unlike some other private jet services, BA will not force customers into signing a long-term contract and will not ask [...]

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Green for Gucci

Italian fashion house Gucci has revealed a series of eco-friendly initiatives with the aim of reducing the company’s impact on the environment. The main focus of the proposals is to cut paper consumption and reduce Carbon dioxide omissions. The Italian luxury brand has redesigned their packaging using only FSC Certified 100 per cent recyclable paper. [...]

Dolce & Gabbana team up with Martini

Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi’s vermouth brand Martini to launch their first co-branded drink this month. They have designed and tested the drink which will be unveiled during Milan’s upcoming menswear fashion week, the fashion house said on Thursday. Via Reuters

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Murcielago Is the Least Green Car of the Year 2010

According to the Environmental Transport Association, Lamborghini Murcielago is the least ‘green-friendly’ car and sports car in the United Kingdom. The Luxury car emits a CO2 amount equivalent to ‘a football pitch-sized forest of trees’, which brought it the Least Green Car of the Year 2010 title. According to The Sun, the two-seat Murcielago produces [...]

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World’s largest gold coin set for auction

On June 25, 2010, the world’s largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000.000 Maple Leaf is to be auctioned at Vienna’s Dorotheum. This monetary item is twenty inches (53 cm) in diameter and one inch thick. It’s made of 99.999 percent gold bullion and weighs 220 pounds (100 kilograms). The world record-breaking coin, which [...]

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Modigliani sculpture sets records in Paris

A sculpted stone head by artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at Christie’s in Paris on Monday for euro 43.2 million, breaking the record for a work by the Italian artist. The sculpture dated from between 1910 and 1912 and had been estimated at between four and six million euros. “It’s a record for a work by [...]

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