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‘Beached whale’ in Madrid city centre pond has residents baffled – but turns out to be an art installation that aims to get them thinking about their environment A realistic looking...

The day the Big Apple went dark for 30 hours: Dramatic pictures from exactly 15 years ago reveal the chaos and confusion caused in New York City by the biggest power cut in US history On August 14, 2003,...

‘Pompeii continues to give us treasures’: Archaeologists uncover new finds including 2,000 year-old frescoes and terra cotta vases after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD During the...

The Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite hotel has been named the UK’s BEST spot for a city break by industry insiders – and the Queen has thrown parties there, too The Goring Hotel in Belgravia has...

Officers have revealed that 1,300 calls relating to the mind-bending substance had been made in 18 months. Inspector Phil Spurgeon told how ordinary people going about their business are being affected...

Asteroids large enough to wipe-out an entire city can still evade our tracking systems, leaving people with almost no time to evacuate, warns scientist Most asteroids large enough to destroy Earth have...

A report by the Boston Consulting Group and the website totaljobs also revealed that overall the UK has fallen from second to fifth in list of most desirable country to work in. They say this is partly...

The secret to happiness? Live in a big city! Fast-paced lifestyles in areas like London and New York make people feel more content and their busy schedules are seen as a ‘badge of honour’ Study...

What lies beneath: Stunning photos show what’s lurking below city streets, from skull-lined vaults in Paris to dusty Underground tunnels in London Photographer Tomas Sentpetery decided to delve...

Strap on your Manolos and sip on your cosmos because Sex and the City is turning 20! The hit HBO series captivated viewers for six seasons after premiering on June 6, 1998, and had everyone asking: Are...

City watchdog launches stinging attack on TSB’s ‘poor’ communications with customers after computer failure caused up to 1.9 million to lose access to online banking services Financial...

‘Party city’ Amsterdam warns rowdy Brits they may face fines as officials campaign to stop ‘drunkenness, noise in the street, litter and public urination’ Amsterdam’s campaign...

We’ve got hat trick homes: A house in the city, country AND abroad is the new middle class boast – because two just isn’t enough, darling! Interior designer Sarah Cross has houses in...

Men can’t multitask? That’s a myth: Birmingham City Council warn staff not to repeat ‘sexist’ claim Birmingham City Council warn staff not to repeat ‘sexist’ multitask...

Kabul, Afghanistan: The Taliban claimed to have captured the capital of the western Afghan province of Farah on Tuesday, after an insurgent attack that began in the dead of night and forced the province...

Eerie pictures show the ghostly ruins of a Chinese city 10 years after a massive earthquake hit the area, leaving 87,000 people dead or missing The city of Beichuan, south-west China, was struck by a 7.9-magnitude...