There are many people in the world who have never had a ban account, and they don't feel it necessary to have one. Besides, such people are not only in developing countries, but also in the highly developed West. The Huffington Post discovered reasons that make people wish to refuse a bank account.
British scientists have uncovered the cause of the increasing mortality of honey bees around the world.
One third or 32% of registered road traffic accidents caused by drivers older than 55 years are related to inattentive driving in parking-lots of shopping centres and forecourts, and losses incurred are relatively small.
The space shuttle Enterprise - named after the spaceship in Star Trek - floated past the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center on a barge on Wednesday and docked near its new home at a museum on New York's Hudson River.
One of the world leaders in the video game industry – Nintendo - presented its own social network Miiverse during the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
On Thursday, June 7, Latvia and 41 country of the world celebrate the International Level Crossing Awareness Day. Several events are planned for this day – Latvijas Dzelzceļš plans to carry out special events on the especially congested Riga and Daugavpils crossings, which will encourage owners of cars, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians – all of them to follow precautions when crossing the railroad.
A third of people think cannabis is harmless, despite it being 20 times more carcinogenic to smoke than tobacco
The Bank of Latvia plans to release a new edition Lat coin featuring a hedgehog on reverse on June 7. It is a legal means of payment in the Republic of Latvia. The coin will be introduced into circulation just like any other money – it will reach trade and other institutions and, eventually, the people through the Bank of Latvia.
The Mayor of the French city of Nice – Christian Estrosi – has forbidden loud wedding celebrations in the city. In his opinion, whistling, noise, large gatherings, parades and flag (especially foreign) waving disturbs public order.