A homeowner's bid to keep new windows which open the “wrong way” has been thrown out after the windows were branded “pretty ugly” by a councillor. New windows were installed in the front of a cottage in a conservation village in Midlothian.
A local authority has apologised for demanding that a local landowner remove an unauthorised fence before it was pointed out that it was erected by the council itself. The demand was made by the enforcement division of Longford County Council in Ireland in a letter to Louis Herterich, a local butche
A parking spot in San Francisco has been put up for sale for $90,000 (£77,000). The spot at a condo complex at 88 Townsend in San Francisco's South Beach neighbourhood is located near Oracle Park, NBC Bay Area reports.
Two successive earthquakes have rocked Liechtenstein's national parliament – just as lawmakers were debating a new law on earthquake insurance. Footage from the parliament shows a slight tremor as MP Bettina Petzold-Mähr makes the case for making earthquake insurance a legal requirement,
A Rangers fan who claimed he lost out on business from a contractor due to his support for the club has failed in a legal discrimination bid. Edward McClung attempted to sue Doosan Babcock and NRL for £80,000 under the Equality Act after his company McClung Strategy and Projects Ltd was n
Two IT specialists have built a guitar-shaped house in the Romanian mountain town of Râșnov. Dragoș and Mădălina Obancea said they were inspired by the atmosphere of the area, namely evenings marked by bonfires and guitar songs, to create Symphony Tiny House.
Intrepid explorer Linda Rolfe, the events, marketing and communications coordinator at SELECT, has set off on an Inca Trail adventure today. 'Lindiana Jones' is flying to Peru and trekking through the Andes to Machu Picchu in aid of the Electrical Industries Charity.
A Melbourne resident received a windfall of $10.5 million (£6.2m) when she was accidentally transferred the sum by cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto.com. The error happened as a routine $100 (£59) refund was being processed to her account by the crypto platform, but the company only
French tax authorities have benefitted from new artificial intelligence (AI) technology bringing in an extra €10 million (£8.5m) in tax revenue. The AI technology, developed by Google and Capgemini, was used to detect undeclared swimming pools in France. It was being trialled in the regio
The emergence of fossils at a construction site in Florida has sparked a wave of trespassing by fossil hunters keen to get close to the ancient discoveries. Workers using heavy machinery at a major development called Wellen Park in Sarasota Count, have discovered shark teeth and fossils.
As part of the wider regeneration of Meadowbank, the site of the former St Margaret’s Locomotive Railway Depot and Works is being excavated and preserved for archaeological posterity. The site at Meadowbank is being redeveloped to make way for a new housing development which will become one of
The owner of a churros shop in Stirling is set to face trial for allegedly annoying nearby residents with the sweet smell of the Spanish treat. Richard Wilmot, 31, denies annoying the occupants of the flat above his shop by not complying with an abatement notice served by Stirling Council contrary t