Hotel review: The Vintage House, Douro

Hotel review: The Vintage House, Douro

Head out of the bustle of Porto from the famous tile-decked São Bento stop along the sleepy route to Pinhão and you could be forgiven for thinking you’d stepped back in time. The rather outmoded train...

13 surprise, Netflix and Hollywood stars you might not know were from Ca…

13 surprise, Netflix and Hollywood stars you might not know were from Ca…

It may be weird to think that some of the country’s biggest stars could’ve once been known by our neighbours before they became household names. Cambridgeshire has seen its fair proportion of celebrit...

Belarus regime ‘has used football as propaganda’ | Alexander Lukashenk…

Belarus regime ‘has used football as propaganda’ | Alexander Lukashenk…

The regime of the Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko has systematically interfered in the running of the country’s football federation and used the sport as a “pro-government propaganda” instru...

Apple to cough up R460-million settlement after checking store workers…

Apple to cough up R460-million settlement after checking store workers…

Apple’s store and logo seen in Hong Kong. (Photo by Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Apple has agreed to pay $29.9 million (~R460 million) to employees at its stores who were f...

Former child actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ killed in shooting…

Former child actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ killed in shooting…

Jonshel Alexander, a onetime child actor who played a supporting role in the 2012 Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild, was killed in a weekend shooting in her native Louisiana. She was 22...

Ethiopia: Tigray rebels recapture Lalibela, residents say | News | DW

Ethiopia: Tigray rebels recapture Lalibela, residents say | News | DW

Tigray forces have recaptured the north Ethiopian town of Lalibela, 11 days after government forces said they had taken it back, witnesses reported on Sunday. Lalibela, located in the Amhara vicinity ...

Cargo bikes are rebooting urban travel – and coming to a city near you

Cargo bikes are rebooting urban travel – and coming to a city near you

Switched on cities are cottoning on to the benefits of cargo bikes, which are quietly reinventing urban travel Back in 1894, so the story goes, an article in The Times sounded an apocalyptic warning. ...

Spooky fun at community Halloween event as witch turns up to surprise …

Spooky fun at community Halloween event as witch turns up to surprise …

The Castlemilk community joined in on a spook-tacular evening last week. Locals settled into the Halloween spirit during the Cassiltoun Housing Association’s illumination event where plenty of pumpkin...

Yolanda Hadid ‘shared image of baby’s confront’ sparking Zayn tension

Yolanda Hadid ‘shared image of baby’s confront’ sparking Zayn tension

T ensions between Zayn Malik and Yolanda Hadid began when the former form mistakenly shared a picture of her granddaughter’s confront on social media, reports suggest. The Sun reports that Malik was c...

French actor Laurent Martinez says he was raped by a priest when he wa…

French actor Laurent Martinez says he was raped by a priest when he wa…

A French actor has said he was raped by a priest when he was eight years old. Laurent Martinez spoke out on the day a damning report into the Catholic Church in France found an estimated 330,000 child...

Iran, Armenia agree to keep Caucasus corridor open

Iran, Armenia agree to keep Caucasus corridor open

Iran’s deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development ‌Khairullah Khademi says he held successful talks with Armenian officials, including Armenia’s Minister of Infrastructure and his deputies, to sol...

Putin blames West for tensions, demands security guarantees

Putin blames West for tensions, demands security guarantees

“For us, it is the most serious challenge — a challenge to our security,” he said, adding that this is why the Kremlin needs “long-term, legally binding guarantees” from the West, as opposed to “verba...

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