Faroe Islands

Huntswoman repeatedly whips protester with riding crop after he grabs her horse on camera

A huntswoman on a horse repeatedly whipped a protester with a riding crop, video footage has shown.<p>The rider is heard in the video shouting “get off …

Kingdom of Denmark

Women's Midweek Football Fixtures 20th November to 24th November 2017

<b>Women’s Midweek Football Fixtures 20th November to 24th November 2017</b><p><b>(All Matches are in British UK Time, All Kick-Off’s at 14:00 Unless</b> …


Israel nat'l soccer team to fall to 98th place worldwide

Israel was ranked as high as No. 18 in 2008, but over the last three years has suffered from a steady decline.<p>Israel’s national soccer team will drop …


Women's World Cup race resumes in Europe

• <b>Repeat of EURO 2017 quarter-final between Austria and Spain looms</b>• <b><br>European champions Netherlands looking to continue fine form</b>• <b><br>England aiming to end a</b> …


Did an Irish explorer discover America in the 6th century?

This historic voyager could have crossed the Atlantic before the Vikings and Columbus.<p>While most historians agree that the Vikings first sailed to …


How Low Will Puerto Rico’s Population Go?

Yesterday, I was in Puerto Rico, speaking at a listening session hosted by the Fiscal Control Board, which I will hereafter call Promesa, after the …


If You Give Sheep Cameras, They'll Help Create Street Maps

The Faroe Islands didn't have Google street view, but they wanted to. So they strapped 360-degree cameras on the backs of sheep to make their own.

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Las Vegas shooting | Us-news | The Guardian

Stephen Paddock’s brain to be sent to Stanford University for months-long procedure after initial visual inspection found no abnormalities<p>Published: 29 Oct 2017<p>Those who lived to describe the mass shooting face flood of abuse on social media accusing them of being actors, as hoax claims flourish on …

Stephen Paddock

10 Less Visited Travel Destinations in Europe That You Must Visit

Take a look at some of these countries and you will find that most of them pale in comparison to their mighty neighbors! Then there are others that …


BC Supreme Court Orders End to Fish Farm Occupation

The BC Supreme Court has given protestors who have occupied a Marine Harvest fish farm for 81 days until Friday to take down their structures.<p>Justice …

Canadian News

Ronaldo vs Messi - the truth on who has the better stats in 2017

The two leading players in the world are the hot favourites to top the Goal 50 once again, but who has performed better in the previous 12 months?<p>Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi. It's a story that continues year after year, and will continue long after both players hang up their boots and call …


How The Sheep Beat Google (and Other Winning Placemaking Ideas)

<i>“It’s worth going to a professional conference if you can come back with one good idea.”</i><p>I just returned from the 2017 CityNationPlace conference in London, an assembly of inventive minds in the practice of place branding and place marketing. In 36 hours, the group openly shared some of the most …

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The 10 family holidays that teenagers won't sneer at

Parents are not ideal travelling companions as far as older teenagers are concerned, but you may be able to lure them in with a well-planned holiday.<p>Remote cottages will not win you many fans, but you’re usually on safe ground taking them somewhere far-flung and exotic, or to a resort with …


Here's how many millionaires will live in Monaco by 2026

The number of millionaires in Monaco will grow to 16,100 by 2026 as the city-state builds on its reputation as the ultimate playground for the …


You Could Do Worse Than a Boiled Egg and a Sweet View - Roads & Kingdoms

<i>Eggs in the Faroe Islands</i><p>It’s been raining for five days straight and I’ve yet to glimpse the sky. The low, impenetrable clouds only add to my …

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Monday 13th November 2017 12:29 pm<p>It’s international week once again and there are several Blucerchiati players off representing their countries …


18-Year-Old Photographer Captures the Sublime Beauty of Majestic Mountainscapes

Eighteen-year-old Swiss photographer Fabio Zingg first became interested in photography during a family vacation two years ago, when he admittedly picked up the camera out of boredom. Since then, he has become a member of <i>The Alpinists</i><i>:</i> a group of nine young photographers from Switzerland who …


Gomez’s debut, Mane’s World Cup glory & hope for Lovren – Liverpool FC International Roundup

We round up how Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool internationals fared in the first round of fixtures in the November break, with […]

English Premier League

Google Street View has Reached the Tiny Faroe Islands Thanks to Sheep

The Faroe Islands are a sparsely-inhabited archipelago in the North Atlantic. Until last week, their remoteness gave them the distinction of being …

Electric Vehicles

Shocking reality of dolphin hunting in Faroe Islands exposed by Animal rights campaigners

Campaigners posed as tourists and witnessed 198 Atlantic dolphins and 436 pilot whales killed.<p>An animal rights group has documented the shocking …

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How Sheep Are Bringing Google Maps to the Faroe Islands


Back to Nature in Panamá

Collected by Afar Editors<p>List View<p>Map View<p>Shamelessly lush urban parks, verdant off-the-grid islands—heading to Panamá means entering a world of …

Napa Valley

Grisly pics show mass whale slaughter in Faroe Islands hunts

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Gruesome pictures given to Fox News show the mass slaughter of whales and dolphins in a series of hunts in the waters around the Faroe Islands this summer.<p>The pictures were taken by volunteers from ocean conservation group Sea Shepherd Global posing as tourists on the Faroe Islands. …


Chris Brunt relishing chance to achieve Northern Ireland dream after Euro 2016 pain

It promises to be one of the biggest nights of football Belfast has witnessed and, shortly before Northern Ireland step on to the field at Windsor Park on Thursday night for the first leg of their World Cup play-off against Switzerland, Michael O’Neill will remind them of how far they have come …


How sheep with cameras got some tiny islands onto Google Street View

The Faroe Islands, a remote archipelago that juts out of the cold seas between Norway and Iceland, doesn’t even appear on some world maps. But as of last week, the verdant slopes, rocky hiking trails and few roads of the 18 islands are on Google Street View — and a team of camera-toting sheep …

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How a Herd of Sheep Put the Faroe Islands on the Map

Courtesy of Visit Faroe Islands<p>Thanks to a wandering team of camera-equipped quadrupeds, you can now navigate these remote Scandinavian isles on …


Fourteen Liverpool players on international duty - here's where they'll play

The Premier League season is on pause once more, the final international break of the year placing a bookmark in this most hectic of campaigns.<p>It's …

English Premier League

Every National Park in South Africa Is Now on Google Street View

Thanks to nearly 600 hardy volunteers who covered 170 hiking trails across the country.<p>The Faroe Islands may have everyone beat when it comes to Google Street View (what, you didn't hear about the flock of sheep carrying 360-degree cameras to capture the far reaches of the remote islands?). But …

South Africa

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<b>Travel News</b>:<p><b>Travel Deals & Offers</b>:<p>If you have any Travel News, Deals or Offers that you’d like to share, feel free to leave a comment or send an …

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The problem with that NY Times Travel gig - Wandering Aramean

What better way to make your mark on the travel world than by completing an incredible itinerary in a year, right? The New York Times is looking for …