Thursday, May 23, 2019
Some countries, namely Russia, have repatriated children and placed them with family or foster parents; but Britain, France and Belgium have been more reluctant.  “These children are not jihadis,” Mr Satyarthi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, told AFP in Paris. He said: “If we are not...
The RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time. It had everything its wealthy passengers could want, except enough lifeboats. On April 14, 1912, only four days into her crossing to New York, she hit an iceberg and sank early the next morning. Two hours later...
Both of Woods’ kids, 10-year-old Charlie and 11-year-old daughter Sam, were from his previous marriage with the former model from Sweden. Having his kids there to see him win a major for the first time in their lifetime clearly was extra special to the 43-year-old as he broke...
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...
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked the central Philippines on Monday the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake struck 37 miles northwest of the Filipino capital of Manila at a depth of 25 miles. The USGS initially said the magnitude was 6.4 but later downgraded it slightly.Is there...
Paris has begun to grieve for the loss of Notre Dame, as a raging fire courses through the building with no sign of stopping. Residents in the city have crowded around one of the city's oldest landmarks singing Ave Maria. The enduring symbol of Frech literary and architectural...
An Ethiopian Airlines flight travelling to Kenya crashed this morning (Sunday) just six minutes after take off. The plane had taken off from Addis Ababa at 8.38am local time and was travelling to Nairobi, Kenya. Those killed in the crash are of 33 nationalities, including Kenyans, Ethiopians, British,...
Texas is at the mercy of a major storm system which hit the state today, bringing with it severe wind and rain. Residents have reported hailstones the size of baseballs and torrents of water flowing down city streets. Some people took to social media to show their cars...
The horrifying Easter Sunday attacks are most violence the country has seen since the civil war ended 10 years ago. The blasts were reported in Colombo and Negombo, in the south west of the country 37 kilometres apart. An official said the church attacks are suspected to have been...
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...