Thursday, August 22, 2019
The family of Shantha Mayadunne ahd been staying at the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo, whch is one of the four hotels bombed today.Nisanga, Shantha's daughter, shared a her last picture on Facebook before the attack with the captaion "Easter breakfast wtih family".She had previously studied at the University...
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 flight from Paris to Mumbai has disappeared after the aircraft began to unexpectedly descend near Isfahan. Air traffic monitor FlightRadar24 said the plane's signal had been lost. An error message said: "Live flight not found. Flight AF218 is currently not tracked by Flightradar24. It's either out of...
Leaving Neverland is a controversial documentary set to air next week in the UK on Channel 4. The two-part series focuses on alleged sexual abuse by Mr Jackson with two men – Wade Robson and James Safechuck –  will hit screens on Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7. The documentary has been met...
California’s earthquake yesterday was the strongest to hit the region in 20 years. The intense 6.4 magnitude quake struck just after 10.30am local time (6.30pm BST) on Thursday, July 4, near the town Ridgecrest in California, around 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles. A wave of fires and...
The US President took to Twitter to urge French fire chiefs to “act quickly” and suggested the use of flying water tankers to douse the flames. Flames burst through the roof of the cathedral, which had scaffolding around it and the fire quickly engulfed the spire Mr Trump...
All 1,300 passengers, including 200 Britons, had to be evacuated after the huge ship broke down, but helicopters were only able to take 15 passengers at a time. The vessel sent out a mayday message and asked for assistance around 1pm GMT. Local police in Moere og Romsdal...
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...
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...
Millions of people watched with heavy hearts as the medieval Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday night, destroying the spire and roof entirely. The fire was fully extinguished on Tuesday morning and early indications are that the 850-year-old building can be restored after fire...