Killer whales target sailors in 'orchestrated attacks' – ships told to stay away

Killer whales target sailors in 'orchestrated attacks' – ships told to stay away

Killer whales have carried out a raft of attacks on boats in Spanish and Portuguese waters, baffling scientists. In the last two months, two boats lost part of their rudders, one crew member suffered bruising, and several boats were seriously damaged. On September 11, an…

Family told to pay £180 fine on dream holiday or 'sleep under a bridge'

Family told to pay £180 fine on dream holiday or 'sleep under a bridge'

A stunned family claim were told they must pay a €200 fine for blocking their hotel room sink – or sleep “under a bridge”. The Trott family say they were enjoying a week-long break in Italy when a hotelier threatened to kick them out. Parent…

Brits in Barcelona told 'stop partying' as outdoor drinkers risk £13,000 fines

Brits in Barcelona told 'stop partying' as outdoor drinkers risk £13,000 fines

Brits in Barcelona have been warned to ‘stop partying’ with outdoor drinkers facing fines of up to £13,000. The region of Catalonia has banned informal outdoor parties popular with youngsters. Anyone taking part could be fined up to €15,000 (£13625.48) in the latest step to…

Russians wanting coronavirus vaccine told to stop drinking for two months

Russians wanting coronavirus vaccine told to stop drinking for two months

Some Russians have reacted strongly after a health official told them to stop drinking for two months if they were given the Covid-19 vaccine. Anna Popova, head of the country’s consumer watchdog, told radio station Komsomolskaya Pravda on Tuesday that people should stop drinking alcohol…