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The Dutch Bros coffee stop became the focus of national attention after employees held prayers with a customer who had just lost her husband
The organisers of VancouFur convention had worried event might be a culture shock for the children
‘ VancouFur wants to ensure that each and every one of the refugees (and attendees) feels welcome and safe as this is likely to be a major shock to them’
Maritime safety is built on the lessons learned from the past, and new precautions will doubtless be introduced to avoid future calamities
When the athletes march into the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics next month, one flag you won't be seeing is the green, white, and saffron of India. Four Indian skiers will be participating in the games as independent athletes, but they won't be able to formally represent their country, since the Indian Olympic Association has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee since 2012.
A minimum target of three medals has been set - with as many as seven a possibility
Even their own coach says he would only wear them at ‘a bad-taste party’
City law now says all new construction projects must include lever-handled doors
Former Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering has turned his back on track athletics to go for British gold at the Sochi Winter Games next February. He explains all to Phil Medlicott
Scotland's David Murdoch has been selected to skip the Great Britain rink at the Winter Olympics in Sochi next February.
TV sports presenter will anchor up to 100 hours of programming from Sochi next February
City manager 'deeply sorry' for ploy
These supervised rooms for drug consumption might seem like the cutting edge, but until drug treatment is viewed as a health issue, they're unlikely to be successful
Not for the first time, the beat of the betting tom-tom has proved accurate.
At 5ft 3in, she too frail to be a speed skater. Yet she’s the one to beat in World Championships – and she likes it that way