Late last year, Berlin banned Airbnb style apartment rentals arguing they prevented normal Berliners from renting at a fair price. Several apartment owners sued the city government. Here's a look at the root cause of the dispute.
A residence meant to "serve the people of Cologne" is being used by a multinational company for vacation rentals. But cities with small budgets can face a monumental challenge fighting professional Airbnb landlords.
Holidaying with locals, cheaper and more personal than in a hotel: with that simple idea, the founders of Airbnb turned the travel industry upside down. We take stock.
Airbnb has been handed an ultimatum by the European Union, who have instructed them to abide by their rules or risk financial penalties. According to the EU Commission, Airbnb's pricing is not sufficiently transparent.
The journalist and translator, who was on remand in Turkey on terror-related charges, has flown home with her three-year-old son. Although a Turkish court lifted her travel ban, she still faces trial in October.
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