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The WannaCry global cyberattack that started on May 12 reminds me of the film “Independence Day”. Not that we were attacked by aliens from outer space, but by someone on Planet Earth who managed...

Welcome to the June night sky. This is the month of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. It occurs when the Sun reaches its highest point in the daylight sky and, therefore, we have the...

Yes, I know I have covered this broad topic before, but this time I want to focus on the main causes of forest fires and what we can all do to help prevent them.

During 2016, a total of 13,...

Welcome to the May night sky. Now that the warmer nights have arrived in the northern hemisphere, it’s not so uncomfortable to stay up late to see the ringed-planet Saturn as it is rising now in...

My first article in this series described the perceptions of the Algarve by British travellers before the 20th century. The second article described the views of Italian, Spanish, German and...

Welcome to the April night sky. Now that the clocks have gone back, we are again in sync with solar time. This means that the Sun will be due south at local midday and, of course, at its highest...

In part one, we looked at safety and security measures in the planning for your holiday. Now we come to the big day – departure.

For the purpose of this feature, we will focus on those...

My first article (in a series of three) described the perceptions of the Algarve by British travellers before the 20th century. This second article describes the views of Italian, Spanish and...

We all look forward to our holidays, and an overseas vacation enables us to take a well-deserved break. Unfortunately, however, we live in an ever-increasing troubled world, so we have to take...

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