Google Street View

Bike Touring: The Bikepacking Gear to Ride Across France

This summer, my husband and I bikepacked more than 500 miles across France. Starting at the English Channel, we rolled down to the Mediterranean, carrying everything we needed on our bikes. The intoxicating landscapes, legendary climbs, and ancient chateaus—everything we’d seen in Tour de France …

Bikepacking

Pensioner cleared of altering plans of £20m home to stop neighbour's extension

A millionaire pensioner accused of doctoring plans of her £20 million house to stop her next-door neighbours extending their home has been cleared of …

UK News

Rishton Conservative Club targeted in early hours burglary

Cash was stolen from Rishton Conservative Club after an early hours burglary.<p>Police were called to the building on Cliff Street after offenders …

Lancashire

Part of Harbor Drive will close for Comic-Con

For the first time ever a section of Harbor Drive in front of the San Diego Convention Center will be closed to public traffic, including skateboards …

LGBTQI

Federal Court rules CSIS cannot get warrants to intercept data physically located outside of Canada

Canadian spies at CSIS cannot get warrants to intercept communications from foreign nationals in Canada if doing so would involve things like …

Surveillance

Irish teen dies after falling from hotel balcony in Majorca

The Eix Lagotel in Majorca<p>Image: Google Street View<p>The Eix Lagotel in Majorca<p>Image: Google Street View<p>A 14-YEAR-old Irish boy has died after falling …

Majorca

Scammers Cost U.S. Renters Millions, New Data Says. Here's How To Avoid It Happening To You

Phantom rentals, fake landlords and bait-and-switch schemes are costing Americans millions. According to new data, a whopping 5.2 million U.S. renters have lost money due to rental scams.<p>And renters in Atlanta and D.C.? They’re the most vulnerable.<p><b>The Costs Of Rental Fraud</b><p>A new analysis from …

Real Estate

BREAKING: Three car collision being investigated

Date published: 19 July 2018<p>Picture courtesy of Google Street View<p>Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that officers responded to reports of a …

Manchester

San Jose tower builder pays $250,000 over alleged labor violations

The builder of a 650-unit San Jose skyscraper has paid $250,000 to workers to resolve alleged labor violations after a federal investigation.<p>Full Power Properties LLC, developer of the Silvery Towers project, paid 22 employees who were forced to work without pay, according to the U.S. Department of …

Human Trafficking

Coastal hiking paths now on Google Streetview

About 160km of hiking paths along the Belgian coast have been added to Google Streetview, making it easier to plan a journey to the seaside this …

Hiking

Missing bipolar Palmdale man last seen in downtown LA

PALMDALE — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a Palmdale man who is bipolar and suffers from depression who went missing while in …

Los Angeles

Leicester Square to host free family film screenings this summer | London Evening Standard

Leicester Square will host free family film screenings as part of a new summer programme.<p>The tourist hotspot will accomodate up to 750 viewers at a …

England

Trio on scooters attack man in front of Hillcrest Whole Foods

A small gang of scooter riders left one man in Hillcrest with cuts, bruises, and an injured eye after they attacked him at the Whole Foods on …

LGBTQI

Student Gun Control Rally Set In Wake Of 2 Maryland Shootings

Students have organized a gun control rally for July 21 in Annapolis after shootings at a St. Mary's County school and Capital Gazette.<p>ANNAPOLIS, MD …

Guns

Trust in intelligence agencies is up, but a third of Canadians have never heard of CSIS: poll

A majority of Canadians believe the federal government can be trusted to keep them safe while protecting their privacy, new polling reveals, but a …

Canadian News

Psychiatric hospital in Carlow extensively damaged by fire

Psychiatry

London cyclist was killed at city's first "segregated" roundabout - which critics had said was "hugely complicated"

Design of Queens Circus in Battersea was criticised for not meeting Dutch standards and prioritising motor vehicles over cyclists

Cycling

Alarm not raised for ‘three to four hours’ in Donegal drowning tragedy

RNLI says holidaymakers heard shouts from water before teen and man were found dead<p>7 minutes ago<p>The search and rescue operation involved lifeboat …

Coast Guard

LA Mexican restaurant gets a Gordon Ramsay makeover

LOS ANGELES — La Serenata de Garibaldi, a family-owned Mexican restaurant in LA’s Rancho Park neighborhood, will be featured on Wednesday’s episode …

Customer Service

Bicyclist Ignores Red Light, Is Struck Twice On Hennepin: Police

The bicyclist died following the Monday night crash in Minneapolis.<p>MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Police say a bicyclist is dead after ignoring a red light in …

Criminology

Richard Carter flies 300km paraglider flight for new UK record

<b>Richard Carter set a new UK paragliding record on Sunday 15 July – flying the country’s first 300km paraglider flight across the country.</b><p>Richard, a …

Paraglider

Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen closed permanently

After serving California-French cuisine for just over two years, the owners of Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen have announced their doors are closed …

LGBTQI

Pharmacy Robber Claimed To Have Bomb: Havre de Grace Police

Police said a man claimed to have a bomb to get drugs from Lyons Pharmacy in Havre de Grace.<p>HAVRE DE GRACE, MD — Police said a pharmacy in downtown …

Extremism

Parking app SpotAngels garners $2.3 mln

<b>SpotAngels</b>, a community-based parking app, has secured $2.3 million in funding. The investors included <b>Lars Rasmussen, Luc Vincent, Y Combinator,</b> …

San Francisco

MnDOT To Host I-94 Resurfacing Meeting In Maple Grove

Attendees can stop by at any time during the meeting to learn about the plan to reconstruct the pavement on the nine-mile stretch of I-94.<p>MAPLE …

USDOT

Innovation by Design Awards 2017 | Fast Company

Honorable Mentions<p>350 Mission Street<p>Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP's design for a 26-story LEED Platinum-certified office building in San Francisco.<p>See Credits<p>Coca-Cola Corporate Headquarters<p>Gensler's branded design for the Coca-Cola Company's Atlanta headquarters.<p>See Credits<p>Common Baltic<p>Located in …

Architecture

How Rihanna’s Footwear Designer Created the Creepiest Lookbook of the Year

Italian designer Gio Forbice is a rising force in the footwear world. He is Rihanna’s sassy cobbler, designing the platform-tastic shoes for Fenty x Puma; has collaborated with Hood By Air; and has boasted his own labels, Forfex and Darkdron. This season, he’s ventured into churning out a full …

Fashion Shows

How a Remodeling Project Changes Your Property Tax Bill

You transformed your dingy basement into an entertainment room, guest quarters and a three-quarter bath. Yay! Dream realized. What’s more, the …

Personal Finance

Google gear helps create virtual tours of Georgia sites

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Miles of central Georgia trails and some of Macon's most prominent historic landmarks can now be toured online on Google Maps.<p>Ocmulgee National Monument Superintendent Jim David says anyone with an internet connection can take a virtual journey to the top of the mounds and get …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Relatives of those being treated in hospital should ring this number

A health trust in Northern Ireland dealing with a 'major incident' has issued a telephone number for people to ring to check if their loved ones are …

Emergency Medicine