The capital of Denmark Copenhagen,has beaten Dutch city Amsterdam to become the world’s most bike-friendly city last year. What is pleasantly surprising is the fact that more people are now using bicycles to enter Copenhagen city than those by cars. An article on the World Economic Forum website quotes bi-annual Copenhagenize Index as revealing that 265,700 bikes entered Copenhagen in the last one year, while the number of cars entering the city in this period was 252,600. This is for the first time when the number of bikes entering Copenhagen has become more than cars since the city authorities started counting in 1970.The city is followed by Amsterdam, Utrecht, Strasbourg and Eindhoven in the top five most bike-friendly cities. Some popular cities in the top 20 are Barcelona, Berlin, Dublin, Vienna, Paris and Montreal.
The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding on Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home country.