Emma Way, a 21 year old trainee accountant, attracted both headlines and trouble with the police this week after using Twitter to boast about hitting a cyclist while driving her car.
Hers was just one example of the abuse directed towards cyclists on the site every day, which is highlighted by the account CycleHatred.
- Police in Athens used pepper spray on protesters two days ahead of Greece's major bailout vote.
- A medical helicopter crashed in Colorado. The crash killed the pilot and injured two crew members.