Barcelona News

Catalonia police force takes over.

After two years of preparation for the changeover, Los Mossos dEsquadra the Catalonian regional police force - has taken over the responsibility for policing Barcelona from its national police collea...
London News

Bus and tube fares to rise again.

After last Januarys price hike in the basic fare for bus journeys from 1 to 1.20, Londons bus and underground fares are set to increase again. A single bus journey will rise from 1.20 to 1.50 and a on...
Oxford News

Fun at the fair.

Oxford is getting ready for its annual St Giles fair as an estimated 20,000 people prepare to flock to town for the event on 5 and 6 September. St Giles road in the city centre will be closed to traff...
London News

Olympic planning.

East London power-line pylons go underground for Olympics Preparations for the Olympic Park for the 2012 Games are already underway. The initial stage of a 200 million project to improve the area de...
Dublin News

Scene changes at the Abbey Theatre.

After having managed the Abbey Theatre in Dublin for the last 101 years, the National Theatre Society, formed in 1903 with WB Yeats as president, is now history. The financial and management crisis at...
Paris News

The Louvre museum expansion.

The last time the Louvre museum expanded to incorporate new buildings was 20 years ago when it took over the old ministry of finance building, but now the world famous museum is set to take over the T...
Berlin News

From parilament to hotel

To a chorus of protest, the German government has disclosed the results of a feasibility study to tear down the former Palace of the Republic in East Berlin. In its place, the government plans to rebu...
Oxford News

More money on A34.

A further 3 million has been put aside to resurface the A34 north of Oxford this autumn. Earlier this year, the highways agency announced a 7 million project to resurface the five-mile stretch between...
Oxford News

Smoking poll favours ban.

According to a recent poll, 86 per cent of residents polled in Oxford would support some kind of ban of smoking in public places. A total of 54 per cent of those asked were in favour of a no-smoking p...


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