Lessons from November 2017 - February 2018

Airbnb enters luxury travel market

25th February - "Easier"
The online accommodation booking company Airbnb is going upmarket. It is moving into the luxury travel market.




Early humans were bad at drawing

13th February - "Easier"
An early species of humans who lived between 120,000 and 35,000 years ago were not as good at drawing as early modern humans.

Polish climbers in heroic Himalaya rescue

30th January - "Harder"
A team of elite mountain climbers from Poland made a hazardous night rescue on the 8,126-meter-high Nanga Parbat mountain in the Pakistani Himalayas.

'Nutella riots' in France after 70% price cut

28th January - "Easier"
There have been crazy scenes in supermarkets across France. Shoppers have been fighting and punching each other to buy jars of the hazelnut spread Nutella.

2018 to be a great year

2nd January - "Harder"
The year 2018 is just days old, but already there are indications it will be a great 12 months.








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