Prague cyclists to have a remarkable trees route

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Prazske Stromy Image caption Prague offers meetings with remarkable trees Cyclists in the Czech capital will soon be able to pedal along a route that will acquaint them with the city’s most important and unusual trees. The Stromojizda (Tree Ride) is being organised by the Prazske Stromy (Prague Trees) project, which provides information [...]

Fake branches mean dismissal from Russian competition

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright All-Russia People’s Front Image caption All-Russia People’s Front volunteers find the tape Council workers hoping to spruce up their street for a competition in St. Petersburg went a little too far and got themselves disqualified when they taped branches to bare trees, it’s reported. The “Cosy Garden 2017″ competition in Russia’s northern city [...]

The silencing of a Yemeni social media star

Warren Fyfe

When the Twitter account of a prominent Yemeni political commentator and high-profile social media user fell silent on 14 August, it did not go unnoticed. Hisham Al-Omeisy is usually a prolific tweeter, known for his updates, in both English and Arabic, about the social and humanitarian crisis in his country. The 38-year-old has around 25,000 [...]