The Phototrails project used 2.3 million Instagram images from 13 global cities to find out what these socially shared photos could reveal about the different locations.

George Arnett


Just because the national papers are turning their backs on coverage outside the capital doesn't mean we can't create our own home of quality and passionate writing

Is it just me, or is there a shortage of first-rate writing about the north of England? And, if there is a dearth of quality articles about this part of the world, whose fault is it?


Intelligence agency has spied on French public's phone calls, emails and internet activity, says Le Monde newspaper

France runs a vast electronic surveillance operation, intercepting and stocking data from citizens' phone and internet activity, using similar methods to the US National Security Agency's Prism programme exposed by Edward Snowden, Le...

Company, which has 100 staff in Dublin, refused to confirm that UK sales were routed through Ireland and not subject to UK tax

Twitter, which is tipped for an $11bn (£7.3bn) stock market flotation in New York, has filed small company accounts in Britain, reporting retained profits last year of just £92,408.

The abbreviated UK accounts point to the...

South Korean firm's quarterly profits up 47% on 2012, but analysts fear smartphone maker faces saturated markets

Shares in Samsung Electronics fell on Friday, despite the company forecasting it would report a record quarterly profit for the second quarter of 9.5tn won (£5.5bn), up 47% on a year ago.

But the news fell short of analysts' expectations...

Obama tells Merkel US 'takes seriously the concerns' but French interior minister admonishes US ambassador at 4 July party

Germany and the US will begin talks as soon as Monday, to address mounting European concerns over internet surveillance that are threatening to overshadow trade negotiations and damage Silicon Valley exports.

A German government...

VŪHL 05 –

Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, London, July 3, 2013 - the VŪHL 05 is an innovative mid-engined two-seater born of a motorsport heritage.

Guillermo Echeverria senior, the father of its designers Guillermo and Iker Echeverria, was a professional driver who built and successfully


UK, Germany and Italy threaten tech company with legal action over 2012 policy which 'violates commitment to transparency'

Privacy watchdogs in the UK, Germany and Italy have told Google to rewrite its privacy policy in Europe or face legal sanctions, 15 months after the search giant unilaterally altered them to unify data collection.

The move...

Can any film replicate the emotional and physical impact of a live dance performance? Tell us which you prefer: stage or screen

A new dance company has been launched this week – but Crystal Ballet is not a performance troupe, it's a production company dedicated to the creation and filming of new dance works for the small screen. For £15, its debut...


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