2 hrs ago | East Bay Express
Until 1958, Oakland had a system of streetcars that shuttled passengers from across the city to its Western edge, where they could catch ferries or commuter rail to San Francisco.
4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Long before the 2003 movie "Under the Tuscan Sun," Americans had a love affair with Tuscany, the Italian region that is home to Florence, Siena and a hundred charming less-famous hill towns.
8 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso
As other social needs have taken priority in economically turbulent times, however, the country's budget for maintaining and restoring some of its greatest tourist attractions has been drastically reduced.
11 hrs ago | Reuters
Despite its world-class museums, good climate and arguably Europe's best nightlife, Spain's capital, located right in the center of the country, is often overlooked in favor of its beachside sister, Barcelona.
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A prison van containing Dale Cregan - the killer of Police Constables Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone - has been involved in a road collision on the way to court, sources said.
19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A massive undersea earthquake on Friday in Russia's Far East prompted a tsunami warning and was felt in cities including Moscow far to the west, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
20 hrs ago | Click2Houston
A British Airways plane made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow Airport Friday morning after developing a technical fault, the airline said.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Switzerland is not only expected to be a great push for bilateral economic exchanges, but also a demonstration of China's resolution in further opening up and participating in multilateral affairs.
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Scouts have been out in the woods learning key skills they will need for an adventure-packed trip to the Netherlands later this year.
UPDATE: NEWQUAY Cornwall Airport has responded to news that Flybe will scrap its London service from next March, saying it signified "no loss in confidence in the airport's viability". Managing director Al Titterington also commented on statistics revealed today that show passenger numbers have dropped for the fifth year running.
He said an EU summit deal to move to full cross-border disclosure of tax information provided new momentum for a G8 summit he will host in Northern Ireland next month on the same subject.
AS the government looks at plans to double the size of the Territorial Army, WILL BAIN, right, went on exercise with Gwent reservist troops in Cyprus.
Kim Kardashian is currently in Paris with her mom, Kris Jenner, fitting in shopping and fun on her final trip before she's unable to fly anymore .
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , has appointed Mansour Al Marzouqi as its new General Manager in Belarus.
From the mud baths of Turkey to the mineral springs in the Czech Republic, we recommend some offbeat destinations for healing the mind, body and soul.
Suburbs of the Swedish capital were engulfed in a fourth day of rioting Wednesday in the country's worst civil unrest in years, leaving locals shaking their heads and wondering when calm would return to their usually tranquil city.