Crossrail, which will provide a new link across London, has reached the half-way point. The $25 billion project, due to open in 2018, will connect London’s Heathrow Airport to the county of Essex in a bid to speed up connections and relieve pressure on the city’s crowded underground rail network. Photos and text courtesy of Reuters.
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The Howard County Concert Orchestra, with help from the Howard County Ballet, held a “Spanish New Year’s Celebration” at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City on Sunday, Jan. 12. Dick Story was the master of ceremonies and Kathi Ferguson directed the dancers, who wore authentic costumes.
Baltimore County kicked off its largest restaurant week to date Thursday morning, with 14 of the 53 participating restaurants offering up samples at the new Liquid Lib’s wine bar in Timonium.
Baltimore Sun Media Group photographers saw action from many sporting events in Howard, Harford and Baltimore counties last week, including boys and girls basketball, swimming and wrestling. The latest edition of the best of high school sports.
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a new creamery, a new panda, and a continuation of a diplomatic spat with India.
Arenacross returned to Baltimore Arena on Friday and Saturday, bringing truckloads of dirt, thrilling jumps and accomplished motocross riders with it.
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the eruptions of Mount Sinabung, a volcano in Indonesia’s north Sumatra province. See Reuters pictures of Sinabung.
As the temperatures dipped down to record lows this week, Rob Williams was getting worried about the homeless people in his area. So, he and his friend John Falconer began collecting blankets, food, foot warmers and other donated items from their Rodgers Forge neighbors in an effort to help the homeless during the cold snap.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show, is taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibitors show off their newest gadgets and services, including technology for cars, games, cameras, 3D printers, and smart glasses, at the show.