The Rolls-Royce Phantom Nautica looks to the sea

After Limelight and Serentity, unveiled earlier in 2015, Rolls-Royce will present a new version of its Phantom, the Nautica. Inspired by the graceful lines of a yacht, it was designed and created by the brand's Bespoke branch, onsite in its Goodwood workshop in England. The Rolls-Royce Nautica, a one-off model for now, is a two-tone Orchid White and Arabian Blue car that reflects the colors of the ocean.

Leaky roof causes problems at Webster County Museum

OHTO, Iowa (AP) - Rainy weather and a leaky roof are causing problems at the Webster County Museum in Otho. Museum curator Phyllis Stewart tells The Messenger ( ) that the building's roof already was in need of repairs, but heavy rainfall earlier this month "just did us in." Volunteers ...

Small overseas festivals: send us your tips

Share your recommendations for offbeat, unconventional festivals outside the UK and you could win a 200 hotel voucher Beats on a beach, high culture at high altitude or street theatre in sultry squares Tells us all about your favourite small foreign festivals via Guardian Witness. The best tips ...

San Antonio’s Secret Chocolate Scene

Paesanos Restaurant Group After savoring some of the finest BBQ and Tex-Mex, indulge your sweet tooth with San Antonio's lesser known confectionery specialties. Decadent cakes, rich mole sauces and chocolate infused tequila are just a few treats being cooked up on the culinary streets of Alamo City.

Yeti Airways plane aborts take-off and crashes through fence to ‘avoid birds’

A plane crashed through a fence and ended up in the grass after aborting take-off to avoid a bird strike, with incredible pictures showing passengers disembarking after it came to a standstill. The Yeti Airways plane was taking off from Bhairahawa Airport en-route to Kathmandu when it swerved off the runway as it was picking up speed.

Remark Media buys for $15.5 million plus stock

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Travel-booking website which boasts 3.4 million monthly visitors is being sold for $15.5 million in cash and other considerations including stock. Remark Media announced Thursday it would buy from family-owned Greenspun Corp. in a deal expected to close in mid-September.

BP settlement money flows to governments in far-flung places

(AP) - Clusters of landlocked municipalities more than 100 miles from the Gulf Coast have secured millions of dollars in BP money through settlements designed to compensate local governments for lost tourism dollars and other economic damage from the company's 2010 oil spill, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.