Sunday, 09 August 2020
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Paris News

Paris Bataclan reopens after 2015 attacks

Sting to perform at the renovated Bataclan venue in Paris. The Bataclan concert venue in which 89 people were killed by Isis militants in November 2015 will reopen with a concert by British singer St...
Barcelona News

Spain's top court overturns Catalonia bullfighting ban

Barcelona mayor vows to resist contentious court decision. Spain’s top court has overturned a ban on bullfighting in the Catalonia region, almost five years after it was introduced, declaring it "u...
Berlin News

Hitler bunker exhibit causes controversy in Berlin

Berlin Story Museum accused of bad taste for showing replica of Hitler bunker. The Berlin Story Museum has courted controversy after displaying a replica of part of the bunker where Adolf Hitler s...
Paris News

Street art museum opens in Paris

Art 42 collection is France's first street art museum. Paris now has a museum dedicated to street art, featuring 150 works from more than 50 of the best known artists associated with the street art...
Dublin News

Dublin marathon fourth largest in Europe

Record numbers for upcoming Dublin marathon. This October's Dublin Marathon has already reached its capacity of 19,500 runners, making it now the fourth largest marathon in Europe. The record fi...
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...
Berlin News

Electric scooter sharing launched in Berlin

Bosch and Panasonic are behind Berlin’s Coup electric scooter-sharing scheme. Berlin residents aged over 21 with a valid car or motorcycle license can now avail of an electric scooter-sharing progr...
Copenhagen News

Right turns at red lights for cyclists in Denmark

New bicycle rights at select junctions in Copenhagen to take effect from 1 September. From 1 September cyclists will be allowed to turn right at red lights at 33 selected intersections in Copenhage...
Oxford News

Sunlight damages artefacts at Oxford's Natural History Museum

Restored glass roof causes “irreversible” damage to museum specimens. Authorities at Oxford University's Natural History Museum have admitted that a recent £2-million project to restore the Victori...
Dublin News

New Dublin bridge to connect Poolbeg to Docklands

Dublin City Council to fast-track the construction of new bridge. Dublin City Council is fast-tracking the construction of a new bridge linking traffic between the capital’s Docklands area and the...
Barcelona News

Barcelona registers Europe's first Zika microcephaly birth

Baby with microcephaly born in Barcelona hospital. A woman in Barcelona has given birth to a baby with the congenital brain condition microcephaly, in what is the first recorded case of its kind in...
Brussels News

Microchips for cats in Brussels

Obligatory chipping and registration for all cats in the Brussels region. All kittens in the Brussels region are to be fitted with microchips and registered in a centralised system before the age o...
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...
Amsterdam News

Amsterdam Central Station damaged by subway works

Cracks appear in Amsterdam station building due to subway excavation. Structural damage to the façade of the Amsterdam Central Station is the result of excavation works relating to the ongoing Noor...
Berlin News

Germany scraps plan for reunification monument

Cost-overuns cited for decision to abandon Berlin mounument. Germany has abandoned plans for a monument to the nation's 1990 reunification over concerns that the estimated €10 million price tag for...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen designs floodable park

Enghaveparken park redesigned to cope with climate change. Water is central to the new redesign of Enghaveparken, Copenhagen's large public park in the inner Vesterbro district, according to an inn...
Dublin News

Screen cinema in Dublin closes

Cult cinema closes due to falling ticket sales. Dublin’s Screen Cinema, located opposite Trinity College on the corner of Townsend Street and Hawkins Street, closed down on 29 February after more t...
Paris News

Drop in visitors to Eiffel Tower after Paris attacks

Major tourist attraction sees fall-off in visitor numbers since November. The Eiffel Tower in Paris saw a sharp drop in visitors in the weeks after the deadly 13 November terrorist attacks in the F...
Copenhagen News

First social supermarket to open in Copenhagen

Wefood combats food waste to help the poor. Copenhagen is set to launch Denmark's first "social supermarket" offering surplus food at much-discounted prices. Wefood will be stocked with food tha...
Oxford News

Plans to revamp Museum of Oxford

Oxford city council seeks heritage grant to treble museum space. The exhibition space of the Museum of Oxford could treble by 2020 if the city council is successful with its proposal to seek £1.6 m...

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