• Las Ramblas is the economic, touristic and symbolic heart of Barcelona – and it will continue to be so
    The Independent2 hours ago

    Las Ramblas is the economic, touristic and symbolic heart of Barcelona – and it will continue to be so

    It should come as no surprise that terrorists deciding to attack a target in Spain would choose Barcelona’s Las Ramblas. Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city and the sixth most inhabited area in the EU. Las Ramblas (Les Rambles in Catalan) is a tree-lined boulevard that stretches across the heart

  • Ailing Bruce Forsyth told wife Wilnelia Merced she would 'make a life without him'
    International Business Times2 hours ago

    Ailing Bruce Forsyth told wife Wilnelia Merced she would 'make a life without him'

    The death of Sir Bruce Forsyth on 18 August followed years of ill-health that forced his departure from BBC One hit Strictly Come Dancing and ended a career spanning five decades. Forsyth withdrew from the public eye but Merced made a number of interviews over the past few years to keep the TV legend

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea

    By Alan Baldwin EDINBURGH (Reuters) - British athletes are hoping for their best-ever Winter Olympics medal haul in Pyeongchang next February after matching their previous record of four last time around in Sochi. Team GB Chef de Mission Mike Hay told reporters at a media event in Edinburgh that a

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    Olympics-Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea

    British athletes are hoping for their best-ever Winter Olympics medal haul in Pyeongchang next February after matching their previous record of four last time around in Sochi. Team GB Chef de Mission Mike Hay told reporters at a media event in Edinburgh that a medal target was unlikely to be set in

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