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Scotland Yard Twitter and emails hacked

London's Metropolitan Police apologised after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series of bizarre messages.

In Paris, cars forced to make way for the two-wheel revolution

With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic.

Uber drivers say central London levy puts them out of business

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to charge Uber Technologies Inc drivers to operate in the city centre amounts to racial discrimination and puts some out of business, lawyers for the drivers said July 10 in court, in the latest stage of a long-running battle between those working for the ride-hailing firm and traditional cabbies.

Police crack down on drunken Danes riding electric scooters

Copenhagen police are cracking down on stoned and drunken people riding electric scooters, which were introduced in the Danish capital at the start of this year.

Museum starts ‘live’ restoration of Rembrandt masterpiece

Amsterdam’s famed Rijksmuseum will on July 8 begin the biggest ever restoration of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch”, erecting a huge glass cage around the painting so the public can see the work carried out live.

As families flee Paris, fingers point at Airbnb

The bells will ring for the last time this week at Vaugirard elementary school in central Paris, the latest school in the city to close as spiralling property prices drive families out of the capital.