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Euro 2020: Wembley to host seven matches after Brussels loses right to host games

Wembley will host seven games at Euro 2020 after Brussels lost the right to host matches for the tournament. Belgium’s capital city has been ruled out as a planned new stadium is still to be built and Uefa have not received the necessary guarantees. Wembley was already scheduled to hold the semi-finals and final but will now also host three group games and a last 16 tie. Cardiff and Stockholm had also been in contention to host the extra games. England’s national stadium is one of 12 venues across Europe…

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News: Minor Hotels to launch Anantara Sharjah Resort in 2020

Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Basma Group and Arada for a new Anantara resort in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to open in mid-2020, the 233-key Anantara Sharjah Resort will be located on a prime beachfront location in Sharjah, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Dubai International Airport and 15 minutes’ drive from Sharjah International Airport. The new-build resort will offer a selection of accommodation options including deluxe rooms and luxury suites. Facilities will include multiple dining options with a specialty restaurant located on a pier, a male…

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News: Convention Centre Dublin to host UEFA Euro 2020 draw

The Convention Centre Dublin has announced that it will host the live televised UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying draw, which will take place on December 2nd, 2018. The 2020 championships mark the 60th anniversary of UEFA’s prestigious competition. UEFA selected Ireland and The CCD as the venue for this event, following an invitation to bid issued to the host cities of this unique European Championships. UEFA indicated that The CCD was chosen due to its capability to deliver the detailed list of requirements. The technical capability of The CCD for TV…

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Dyson to make electric cars from 2020

Dyson, the engineering company best known for its vacuum cleaners and fans, plans to spend £2bn developing a “radical” electric car. The battery-powered vehicle is due to be launched in 2020. Dyson says 400 staff have been working on the secret project for the past two years at its headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. However, the car does not yet exist, with no prototype built, and a factory site is yet to be chosen. Sir James declined to give further details of the project. “Competition for new technology in the automotive…

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News: Radisson Red Riga on track for 2020 opening

The Rezidor Hotel Group has signed the first Radisson Red in Riga, Latvia, in collaboration with the Astor Group. The hotel will be located on Elizabates iela, in the heart of the city, and is expected to open its doors by 2020. Radisson Red is Carlson Rezidor’s new lifestyle select brand, for the millennial mind-set travellers. The brand is inspired by art, fashion and music. Radisson Red boasts a forward-thinking focus on enhancing every aspect of a guest’s visit – including design and detail, personal interaction, individual choice and recognition…

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New Jaguar models to be electric in 2020

Every new Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) vehicle line launched from 2020 will be electric or hybrid, the company has announced. The carmaker said that the first of the new models would be a fully electric vehicle, the Jaguar I-Pace, to go on sale in 2018. JLR chief executive Ralf Speth said the move was aimed at “giving customers even more choice”. The firm, Britain’s biggest carmaker, is owned by India’s Tata. In July, Chinese-owned firm Volvo said all its new models would have an electric motor from 2019, one year…

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News: The Stature Jakarta on track for completion in 2020

CapitaLand‘s first integrated development in Indonesia, The Stature Jakarta, is on track for completion by end 2020 at a total development cost of approximately S$ 220 million. It further expands its presence in Indonesia by investing S$ 74.3 million in a 192-unit serviced residence, Ascott Sudirman Jakarta, through CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited. Together, this represents an investment of approximately S$ 300 million in south-east Asia’s largest economy. Ronald Tay, chief executive of CapitaLand Singapore, who also oversees the Indonesia market, said: “CapitaLand has a…

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