New York City: The rats are taking over

When New Yorkers see something scurrying, they say something and that has brought rat complaints to the citys 311 hotline to a high of over 24,000 so far this year, officials said on Thursday (22 October). Oct 23, 2015

Greece: Thousands rally against tax hikes and pension cutbacks

As Greece and its international lenders continued talks on Thursday (22 October) to test its compliance with terms of an €86bn (£62bn, $95.5bn) bailout agreement, thousands of people rallied in Athens over the tax hikes and pension cutbacks included in the cash-for-reforms deal. Oct 23, 2015