The Us

3 results

Riders take to the road with e-bikes during a tour in Italy. E-bikes have motors run by batteries to help riders go up hills, and that can be a boon for tour companies who can accommodate slower riders. Photograph: Experience Plus! Bicycle Tours via The New York Times

On a cycling tour along the coast of south-west Sardinia, Kathleen Robinson thanked God she was riding an electric bike up the winding heights. But sh(...)

 Samar Badawi receiving the 2012 International Women of Courage award from first lady Michelle Obama and  secretary of state Hillary Clinton. File photograph:  Gary Cameron/Reuters

Saudi Arabian authorities have detained two prominent women activists, Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Saadeh, and have been holding them incommunicado si(...)

 Children play in the water fountains at the Place des Arts in Montreal, Canada. Photograph: Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty

Ireland is not the only country experiencing abnormally hot weather. Canada, a country more often associated with cold snaps and snow, is at the end (...)