Officers arrived at the scene of an 'artists as felons' protest against the criminalisation of public art. They were on scene over an alleged report of a break in at a nearby food cart, shortly after Pat Bell interrupted the summit indoors.
Artists as felons protested outside the 5th annual graffiti abatement summit in Portland to create a visual spectacle against the criminalisation of aerosol art in public spaces and to call on the police to re-examine heavy handed policies.
The 5th annual graffiti abatement summit was held at Montgomery Park in Portland with speeches by Portland Police Bureau graffiti investigators Matt Miller and Anthony Zanetti. Members of local business and the community attended.
Every year in Calgary at Coca Cola Covert Concert, stars for Coke stage at Stampede are being announced. This year one of the stars is Down With Webster, Canadian rap rock band. The rock Flames Central venue.
Spectators were stunned and sadden when they heard the jury in the Jody Arias murder could not reach a verdict in the penalty phase of the trial. Arias, 32, was convicted of the brutal 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander.
Salt with more than 900 heritage buildings is the most historic town of Jordan. For years Salt's tourism potential was forgotten by residents and visitors. In 2009 Salt Heritage Trail has been launched, the first hotel has been opened in March 2013.
Manila is the gates of hell. That’s how American author Dan Brown described the capital of the Philippines in his latest novel, "Inferno." Manila officials expressed disappoint over Brown's descriptions. One official even sent a letter to Brown.
Activists from DPAC and disabled workers attending the TUC Disabled Workers Conference blocked Tottenham Court Road for 90 minutes as they protested against government attacks on disabled people being carried out under the pretext of austerity.
Have demonstrated in Barcelona, between 5000 (Police said) and 15,000 (The organization said) The claimant must manifestans the renewal of collective agreements under the slogan "We want to carry the collective bargaining. No work without an agreemen
Anne Waiguru, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Devolution and Planning, launches Kenya's 2013 Economic Survey Report. She noted the economy's growth rate in the global economy dropped from 3.9 percent in 2011 to 3.2 percent in 2012.
Commuters faced delays after Mandale Road was closed. The Road was closed for over an hour as fire brigade tackled a blaze at a first floor flat. The First floor flat was completely gutted and an investigation into the fire was launched.
An investigation is under way after an arson attack on an empty property in Newbury Way Billingham. Fire fighters tackled a small blaze isolated to the kitchen in the early hours of the morning and the scene was later taped off.
Armed police swoop on a stockton estate after reports a fire-arm threat. The Incident took place near to Stockton Rail station and several armed response units attended the scene. It was later found to be a male with a BB gun and he was cautioned.
Members of the media rallied together for the freedom of press. The previous day two photojournalists, Adlofo Lujan and Raúl Capín, accused of "aggression against authority" had been arrested at their homes but later released.
Three people were injured on Grangefield Road in Stockton after two vehicles collided. The incident occurred about 3.15pm and the road was closed for over 2 hours. Three were taken to Hospital with injuries. Police are appealing for witnesses.
Two vehicles collided on Newport Road in Middlesbrough leaving the road closed for several hours, Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the collision. 3 Fire crews attended the scene along with Police and Ambulance.
Carlo Petrini, founder and president of Slow Food, is visiting Mexico for various activities with local farmers, as well as give lectures about the health and economic benefits generated by his movement.
A free four-day football celebration, featuring a series of family-friendly activities got underway at The International Quarter by the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The event is the first major event held at the park since the 2012 London Olympics.
Bucharest Interwar Ball have offered the opportunity to return to the atmosphere of old Bucharest, with costumes from the 1920s, the music of the interwar period (Jazz, foxtrot, charleston, tango) and moments of drama offered by young actors.
Firefighters tackled a large blaze at Flipeprs Chipshop Hemlington after a frying range caught fire. Several fire appliances attended the scene and the fire took over 45 minutes to extinguish. Nearby shops were closed and evacuated.
Several photographers, journalists and citizens have gathered in front of Madrid Government Delegation calling for freedom press and condemning the last arrest of Raul Capín and Adolfo Lujan photographers, both accused of assault on police force.
The Demotix photographer Adolfo Lujan and Raul Capín were arrested their homes. They spent the night in the police station and have been released. The photographs for which they have been arrested are of 23F and 25A.