Corey Johnson blasts arrest of subway churro vendor

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Wednesday blasted the recent caught-on-camera nabbing of a subway churro vendor, saying she should have never been placed in handcuffs. “Maybe she shouldn’t have been on the platform, but the appropriate measure is not to place her in handcuffs and be surrounded by three officers in uniform, in addition […]

Will Venice sink and why does the city flood? – The Sun

THE waterways of Venice attract millions of visitors from around the world every year – but rising floodwaters have overwhelmed the Italian city. Here we explain why Venice has flooded, what defences there are, and if the city is sinking. Why does Venice flood? Venice experiences a phenomenon "acqua alta" or "high water" due to […]