Issuing parking tickets is not exactly the most popular job in the world. The authorities in Sachsen-Anhalt have now also recruited volunteers or "traffic monitors.” Matthias Mendler is one of the team.
Heads bent, eyes riveted to their smartphones, completely distracted - pedestrians, too, can pose an enormous risk to road safety. A nationwide German campaign hopes to raise awareness.
Thousands of runners have taken part in the Delhi Half Marathon despite health warnings from doctors. Participants have to cover 21.1 kilometers in one of the world's most polluted cities.
British border guards have been deployed to help French police deal with a huge buildup of motorists attempting to cross the English Channel. Heightened security checks were implemented following the attack in Nice.
In an ambitious bid to curb toxic levels of air pollution engulfing the Indian capital, the Delhi government recently launched a controversial odd-even road-rationing scheme. But how is the experiment working?
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