Monday, 21 June 2021
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Paris News

Christmas lights on the Champs-Élysées in Paris

Widely regarded as one of the most recognisable avenues in the world, the Champs-Élysées in Paris is ready for Christmas.  The trees along the famous street of the French capital have been decorated w...
London News

Are London’s bridges falling down?

The Hammersmith Bridge is closed due to a very serious risk of collapse.  As the "City," London’s financial district, empties due to the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, other parts of the British c...
Paris News

Notre Dame to be reconstructed following original design

Notre-Dame must be reconstructed according to the original design. This is the opinion that the French Cultural Heritage Committee. "There is a broad consensus about this" confirmed the new Minister o...
Copenhagen News

The anarchist commune of Freetown Christiania

The anarchist commune of Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen serves as a surprising and intriguing anomaly from the typical makeup of European capitals' city centers. Founded in 1971, and now approac...
Barcelona News

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Nears Completion

La Sagrada Familia, one of the most popular monuments in the world, is nearing completion after more than 130 years of construction. The monument’s construction is scheduled to end in 2026, bringing...
Berlin News

An Overview of Berlin’s Neukölln Neighborhood

Stunning galleries, vibrant culture, and varied dining come together in Neukölln, one of Berlin’s twelve boroughs. What was once a neighborhood easily overlooked in favor of Berlin’s flashier attra...
London News

Campaign to save London's stretcher fences

South London fences made from world war two stretchers. A campaign is underway to protect steel fences in south London made from stretchers formerly used to carry wounded civilians during the Blitz...
Dublin News

Dublin seeks to protect Hungry Tree

City councillors request preservation order for Dublin landmark. Dublin city councillors have called for the protection of the so-called Hungry Tree, a London Plane which over the decades has gradual...
Oxford News

Oxford's Westgate Centre nears completion

Westgate Shopping Centre will include rooftop garden. The curved Bonn Square façade at the new-look Westgate Shopping Centre is nearing completion as part of a £440 million revamp of the Queen Stre...
Dublin News

New rules for Dublin buskers

Dublin buskers restricted from using amplifiers and pre-recorded music. Dublin City Council has introduced new bylaws banning the capital's buskers from playing backing tracks and pre-recorded musi...
Madrid News

Madrid gets tough with litterbugs

Madrid dog owners face hefty fines for not cleaning up after their pets. Dog owners who fail to pick up their pets' droppings on the streets of Madrid face tough new penalties including fines betwe...
Brussels News

Docks Bruxsel to open in one year

Countdown for largest Brussels retail site in nearly 40 years. The inauguration of the enormous retail site Docks Bruxsel, currently under construction, has been scheduled for 20 October 2016. L...
Amsterdam News

Amsterdam tackles attacks on public transport

Spitting at Amersterdam's drivers and inspectors on the increase. Security workers on Amsterdam's trams and buses have been issued with special kits to collect DNA from anti-social passengers who s...
Dublin News

Dublin's Poolbeg chimneys get a reprieve

Well-known landmark was at risk of potential demolition The Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin's southside inner suburb of Ringsend have been granted a reprieve after Ireland's Electricity Supply Board (ES...
Dublin News

Bewley’s closes for refurbishment

Grafton Street institution will reopen on ground floor only Bewley’s cafè on Grafton Street has closed until the autumn while it undergoes a €1 million-renovation, to rejuvenate...
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