Friday, May 24, 2019
At least 138 have been killed and more than 400 injured following a series of attacks targeting churches and hotels around Sri Lanka’s capital and in the city of Negombo, according to local police. Video footage from Twitter of St. Anthony's church in Kochikade in Columbo shows an...
The taxpayer-funded bailout for “Supporting Canadian Journalism” would provide tax credits and other incentives to media and news organisations struggling to stay afloat in the digital age. A bill which will introduce the scheme will pass through Canadian Government in the next few months before the general election...
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the quake registered 6.2 magnitude. The quake struck near the city of David, near Panama’s border with Costa Rica. The US Geological Society (USGS) said the quake struck at a depth of 12 miles at 8.24pm BST.Photos shared on social media showed...
The US establishment does not “accept the legitimacy” of Donald Trump and his supporters are living under “constant assault”, claimed Nigel Farage. The Brexiteer MP also launched a scathing attack on President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, branding him a “convicted liar” and “scumbag”. Speaking at the annual...
Statistics gathered by The Spectator Index have listed 12 world leaders in order of their popularity on Twitter. The Spectator Index displays statistics related to politics, economics, history, military affairs, sports, science and technology. Prime Minister Imran Khan has risen in popularity, emerging as 9th in the rankings. After...
A state of emergency has been declared in Nebraska after heavy rains and melting snow caused history flooding throughout the state. Governor Pete Ricketts declared the state of emergency in order to allow access to relief funds and other resources. There has been at least one flood-related death...
As pictures of the heartbreaking scenes in Paris were beamed around the world one Scottish woman believed she saw an image of the son of God in the cathedral. Lesley Rowan, from Alexandria, West Dumbartonshire, posted a picture of the burning cathedral on Facebook with a circle around what...
Parisians watched in horror as a huge plume of smoke extended for miles over the centre of the French capital. The ferocious blaze has devastated Notre Dame Cathedral, destroying its spire and a large part of the roof. Firefighters battled to contain the fire, which began at around...
US Army General Robert Abrams has raised concerns over Pyongyang’s military capabilities after he cited North Korea’s actions were “inconsistent” with its pledge to work towards denuclearisation. Kim Jong-un had promised US President Donald Trump during the pairs first historical meeting in June 2018 that the country would...
Businessman and art collector Bernard Arnault announced last night his family will donate £172.7m (€200m) towards the rebuilding of Notre Dame. The outstanding gesture was followed by another generous donation by the hands of billionaire François-Henri Pinault, who announced with a statement he will give France £86.3m (€100m) to help...