Oxford News

Oxford to extend free WiFi

Many public buildings in Oxford will have free WiFi available by March 2015. Libraries, community centres, museums, park and ride sites will be able to offer free broadband connections to residents...
Dublin News

Public transport fares increase in Dublin

Price hike affects Dublin Bus, Luas, regional bus and train services Public transport fares are to increase in Dublin and across the republic, affecting services provided by Bus Éireann, Ia...
Paris News

Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton museum opens

The new museum designed by Frank Gehry for the Fondation Louis Vuitton art collection opened in Paris on Monday 27 Oct. The inauguration comes just a few days after the reopening of the Picasso Mus...
Paris News

Plans for Paris museums to open all week

Top museums in Paris could attract more visitors The French culture minister has put forward plans for three top museums in Paris to stay open all week as from 2015. If the Louvre, Versailles Pa...
Madrid News

Madrid targets Uber

The city's transport department has started legal proceedings against Uber, the privately run taxi-sharing service, for operating without a licence. Uber drivers, who started work in Madrid in Sept...
Dublin News

Dublin launches interactive website

First website of its kind in Ireland Dublin has launched a new interactive website comprising real-time and collated data relating to the capital city. The Dublin Dashboard website incorporates...
Brussels News

Brussels squares get new look

Brussels residents to participate in planning Brussels residents are being asked for their opinions on the restructuring of various areas and squares in the city centre. The broad outlines for t...
Amsterdam News

Micropia museum opens in Amsterdam

Micropia, Amsterdam's new museum, boasts that it is the first in the world dedicated to the microscopic life of the body – the three billion microbes, such as bacteria (a million can fit on the...
Berlin News

Berliners to be consulted on Tempelhof plans

Projects for old airield to go online Berlin residents will now be able to have their say about development around Tempelhof, Berlin's one-time airport. The original plans were voted out by a re...
Vienna News

Walking around Vienna

Ahead of next year's international conference on pedestrian traffic, Walk 21, to be held in Vienna in October 2015 the city has installed it first map (or so-called information pillar) to promote wal...
Dublin News

Dublin house prices continue to rise

Property prices in some Dublin areas rise by almost a third over last year House prices in Dublin have risen for the ninth consecutive quarter, according to the latest survey by leading property w...
Barcelona News

Catalonians still want November independence vote

Over 70 per cent of Catalonians still want to hold a referendum on 9 November on independence from Spain, even though the popular vote was suspended by a ruling of the country's constitutional court o...
Dublin News

Dublin's Bord Gáis Theatre sold

Landmark property bought by prominent Dublin business people The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in the south Dublin Docklands has been sold for a reported €28 million after being put on the...
Berlin News

Pergamon Museum to close for five years

Berlin's top museum to be restored One of Berlin's main tourist attractions, the Pergamon Museum, is to close partially at the end of September for at least five years. The northern and central...
Berlin News

German documents record world war one

Germany's Federal Archives have made 700,000 documents, photos, film footage and recordings of world war one available in a special section of its website. Here are photos not just of the war zones...
Vienna News

Vienna drinking fountains

Vienna has once again installed large mobile drinking fountains throughout the city. They are connected to the Spring Water Main, which dates back to 1873 and still provides about 40 per cent of th...
Brussels News

Brussels airport flight paths to change again

Changes made in February 2014 to the flight plans for Brussels airport must now be re-adpated thanks to a Brussels court order. The unpopular Wathelet plan, named after the minister for mobility, h...
Barcelona News

Late openings for Barcelona museums

Many of Barcelona's museums have late openings and special evening events in August. The Caixaforum stays open on Wednesdays until midnight with performances and concerts at 20.00 and 22.00. The...
Dublin News

National Gallery is Ireland's most popular free attraction

Dublin is home to nine out of top ten most-visited places The National Gallery of Ireland has once again topped the list of the country's most popular free attractions, recording almost 650,000 vi...
Amsterdam News

UberPop launches in Amsterdam

The smartphone taxi service UberPop launched in Amsterdam on 30 July. The Uber App connects passengers with unlicensed drivers, providing a ride that is about 50 per cent lower than the standard taxi...

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