Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russian-occupied Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people. Russia blamed the blasts in the village of Mayskoye on an “act of sabotage,” without naming … Read more

Drought reveals Welsh village submerged by reservoir in 19th century

Drought reveals Welsh village submerged by reservoir in 19th century

London (CNN) — Unlike the lost city of Atlantis, when this 19th century Welsh village was submerged underwater, it only took a dry spell for it to resurface and reveal its ruins. Lake Vyrnwy — a reservoir in Powys, Wales — has evaporated enough to expose the vestiges of the village Llanwddyn. Remnants of the … Read more

The world’s most magical forests revealed in stunning new book, from California to Spain

The world’s most magical forests revealed in stunning new book, from California to Spain

Delve into some of the world’s most wonderful woodlands courtesy of this new coffee-table book. Forests, by Kieron Connolly, published by Amber Books, is a ‘pictorial exploration of an ancient ecosystem that covers four billion hectares of the Earth’s surface and whose maintenance is crucial to human survival’. The book is packed with more than … Read more

I had to visit this corner of Britain after finding my grandmother’s wartime diary

I had to visit this corner of Britain after finding my grandmother’s wartime diary

In the 1940s this stretch of the Sussex coast was England’s front line of defence, John Kay, a local historian, told me. “In 1940 the Battle of Britain lit up the skies and Canadian troops based in this part of Sussex carried out the ­disastrous raid of Dieppe in August 1942,” he said.  Leaving Glyndebourne … Read more

Planning to visit London? You may have to wait until October

Planning to visit London? You may have to wait until October

In an effort to meet the increasing demand for air travel while facing a personnel deficit, London’s Heathrow Airport announced on August 15 that it will extend its daily passenger cap until the end of October. The airport, one of the busiest in Europe, stated that up to 100,000 passengers may depart each day until … Read more

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney

It’s really not fair that Sigur Ros lives over there, and not over here. The iconic Icelandic band is still one of the most unique live acts in the world, regularly spurring these incredible live performances that are forever stamped all across YouTube above an invariably adoring comment section built with praise like “life-changing” and … Read more

The UK’s eccentric book-loving ‘kingdom’

The UK’s eccentric book-loving ‘kingdom’

Adventure & Experience | Museum The UK’s eccentric book-loving ‘kingdom’ (Image credit: Richard Collett) In 1977, Richard Booth declared himself “king” of Hay-on-Wye in order to save the Welsh border town from economic ruin. Now, the famed spot is celebrating his legacy. O On 1 April 1977, second-hand bookshop owner Richard Booth donned a homemade crown, marched … Read more

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney (12.08.22)

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney

It’s really not fair that Sigur Ros lives over there, and not over here. The iconic Icelandic band is still one of the most unique live acts in the world, regularly spurring these incredible live performances that are forever stamped all across YouTube above an invariably adoring comment section built with praise like “life-changing” and … Read more

END OF THE ROAD | Official Trailer | Netflix – Netflix

END OF THE ROAD | Official Trailer | Netflix – Netflix

END OF THE ROAD | Official Trailer | Netflix  Netflix

Why now is the best time to book holiday air travel

Why now is the best time to book holiday air travel

Don’t be fooled by temporary drops in airline tickets, an expert told FOX Weather, prices are heading back up and airlines are chopping flights for the fall and holiday. The time to buy holiday air tickets on a budget is the next several weeks. “After the chaos of the summer, I’m really happy to say … Read more