News > Short

Flying bullets put spotlight on Toronto's short-term rental 'ghost hotels'

15 days ago   |   By The Guardian

A shooting this week was just the most dramatic disturbance associated with short lets by companies including Airbnb The first bang, which woke Lucas Timmons up, sounded like a slamming door. The second, followed by shattering of glass, got him out of bed. Blearily inspecting his Toronto condo, Timmons found broken glass. A hole was punched through a framed photo across the room. On the ground was a bullet, splayed open on impact.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Short      Companies      Photo      Hotel      Canada      World news      Americas      Airbnb  


Six Nations 2020 table and permutations: latest standings and how England...

Six Nations 2020 table and permutations: latest standings and how England, Ireland or France can win

Read more ...

BBC QT: Lifelong Labour supporter turns on party LIVE ON AIR over...

BBC QT: Lifelong Labour supporter turns on party LIVE ON AIR over Anti-Semitism report

BONNIE GREER, a Labour supporter, has torn into their party on BBC Question Time, after yesterday's anti-Semitism report showed the party under Jeremy Corbyn failed to tackle... Read more ...

Covid-19 circuit breaker 'is working for Northern Ireland', says Arlene Foster

Covid-19 circuit breaker 'is working for Northern Ireland', says Arlene Foster

First Minister Arlene Foster says the midway point of the four-week circuit breaker has provided "green shoots of hope" after evidence suggested that the spike in Covid-19... Read more ...

Trump says 'horrifying' terror attacks 'will come to US cities and towns' if...

Trump says 'horrifying' terror attacks 'will come to US cities and towns' if Biden is elected

The president made the unfounded claim during a rally in Tampa, Florida, yesterday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Islamist terrorist Brahim Aoussaoui murdered three people... Read more ...

Momentum's threat to sever Labour Party and 'leave in droves' amid...

Momentum's threat to sever Labour Party and 'leave in droves' amid antisemitism row

THE LABOUR PARTY divisions between the leadership and Momentum could reach breaking point after Keir Starmer suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn today. Read more ...

Lil Wayne praises Donald Trump and his work on criminal justice reform after...

Lil Wayne praises Donald Trump and his work on criminal justice reform after their 'great meeting'

The president met with rap star Lil Wayne at his resort in Doral, Florida Thursday. Rapper tweeted about the pair's 'great meeting', sharing an image with Trump. Read more ...

David Hockney painting valued at £27 million goes on display ahead of auction

David Hockney painting valued at £27 million goes on display ahead of auction

Read more ...

US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every...

US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every swing state

Summary List Placement More Americans than ever tested positive for COVID-19 this week, with nearly 90,000 new cases reported on Thursday, a single-day record. The number of... Read more ...

Kim Kardashian shares talking hologram of her late father given to her by...

Kim Kardashian shares talking hologram of her late father given to her by Kanye West

Read more ...

New Zealand votes AGAINST legalising cannabis but for euthanasia in landmark...

New Zealand votes AGAINST legalising cannabis but for euthanasia in landmark referendums

New Zealand has voted against legalising cannabis in a referendum, preliminary results show. Read more ...