Honda reports eighth death in exploding airbag crisis

Japanese automaker Honda on June 22 confirmed a new death linked to an exploding air bag crisis, bringing the global total to eight fatalities -- that has sparked the recall of millions of vehicles.

The company said a woman in Los Angeles died in September last year after the faulty inflator in a 2001 Honda Civic ruptured, firing metal shrapnel at her.

“Monocle”‘s top ten cities to live in

If you love travelling and are constantly on the move, even for just a few days, then the following list might tempt you to settle elsewhere.



Monocle magazine ran its annual “Quality of Life” survey, judging cities based on four basic principles: International Flights, Ability to go around by bicycle, good places to eat, and public libraries.