Afghanistan: Youngsters protest online against order telling girls not to go to school

Afghan girls and boys have joined a social media protest against a decision by the Taliban to prevent young females going to school. Putting their own safety at risk, many have created makeshift banners to make their points, opposing an edict by the Taliban government that female middle and high school students should not return… Continue reading Afghanistan: Youngsters protest online against order telling girls not to go to school

Officers search Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police on Monday swarmed the home of a young man wanted for questioning in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, whose body was apparently discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park. The officers served a search warrant, and local media reported that 23-year-old Brian Laundrie's parents were… Continue reading Officers search Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

'Frustrated' Boris Johnson skewers fellow world leaders for ducking climate change challenges

BORIS Johnson has let rip at fellow world leaders and accused them of shirking their green duty. In a meeting at the United Nations, the PM said he was "increasingly frustrated" that their commitments to tackle the climate crisis are "nowhere near enough". And he said there was a "vast" gap between what the richest… Continue reading 'Frustrated' Boris Johnson skewers fellow world leaders for ducking climate change challenges

Wedding guests run in terror as huge fire erupts after couple’s first dance

Wedding guests have been filmed running for their lives after indoor fireworks at the reception caused a huge blaze. In a video that has gone viral on Reddit, the newly hitched bride and groom share their first dance together as indoor fireworks on the stage wow onlookers. The amazement soon turns to terror, though, as… Continue reading Wedding guests run in terror as huge fire erupts after couple’s first dance

Bodybuilding legend who beat Schwarzenegger still lifting weights at 79

A famous muscleman has wowed fans online by releasing a new range of workout videos at 79 years old. Frank Zane is one of only three men to have ever beaten Arnold Schwarzenegger in competition, and is commonly regarded as ranking alongside him as one of the all-time greats in bodybuilding. In a set of… Continue reading Bodybuilding legend who beat Schwarzenegger still lifting weights at 79

‘China’s Lehman crisis’ Beijing facing financial crash with collapsing property market

China: Coup is imminent for 'inwardly weak' regime says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The world’s stock exchanges are… Continue reading ‘China’s Lehman crisis’ Beijing facing financial crash with collapsing property market

Covid 19 Australia: NSW records 935 cases, Victoria reveals lockdown exit plan

New South Wales has recorded 935 new local cases of Covid-19 and four deaths. There are currently 1207 cases admitted to hospital in NSW, with 236 people in intensive care, 123 of whom require ventilation. Since the outbreak began in mid-June, there have been 47,058 locally acquired cases reported. Of the eligible population in NSW,… Continue reading Covid 19 Australia: NSW records 935 cases, Victoria reveals lockdown exit plan

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Primary school now a location of interest after student tests positive

A primary school where a pupil who has tested positive for Covid-19 attends has officially been named as a location of interest. Mangatangi School, in the Waikato region, is among new locations released by the Ministry of Health this morning. The school is connected to at least one student who has tested positive for the… Continue reading Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Primary school now a location of interest after student tests positive

Body found in Yellowstone National Park amid search for Gabby Petito

Federal Police believe the body recovered in a Wyoming forest is that of missing New York woman Gabby Petito. Authorities confirmed shortly after the body was found on Sunday local time, that the identity was “consistent with the description” of the 22-year-old woman, who vanished late last month while on a cross-country trip with her… Continue reading Body found in Yellowstone National Park amid search for Gabby Petito

Search resumes for man whose girlfriend disappeared on trip

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — More than 50 law enforcement officers on Sunday started a second day of searching in a vast wildlife area near Florida's Gulf Coast for a 23-year-old man that authorities consider a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend who went missing while on a cross-country trek. The search… Continue reading Search resumes for man whose girlfriend disappeared on trip

Missing Gabby Petito: Police defend approach to questioning Brian Laundrie, who is now also missing

Gabby Petito missing: The search resumes for her fiancé Brian Laundrie Fox News senior correspondent Laura Ingle reports on the latest. JACKSON, Wyo. – When Gabby Petito went missing sometime in late August and her fiancé Brian Laundrie allegedly showed up alone at his parents’ home in Florida in her van – refusing to tell… Continue reading Missing Gabby Petito: Police defend approach to questioning Brian Laundrie, who is now also missing

Mum wrote Facebook post about three ‘beautiful’ daughters before killing them

A woman who wrote a Facebook post in praise of her three "beautiful" kids just a few months ago has been arrested for their murder. Doctor Lauren Dickason and her husband Graham celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary on May 1. Marking the occasion, Dickason wrote: "What an adventure. We have truly created a beautiful family… Continue reading Mum wrote Facebook post about three ‘beautiful’ daughters before killing them

‘Ensure patriots rule!’ Hong Kong hell as Xi Jinping only allows selected citizens to vote

Hong Kong residents vote in election designed so that ‘only patriots’ prevail We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The tightening grip… Continue reading ‘Ensure patriots rule!’ Hong Kong hell as Xi Jinping only allows selected citizens to vote

Who is Olaf Scholz? What SPD candidate could mean for Germany, the EU and Brexit

Brexit will have 'consequences' for the UK says Olaf Scholz We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info When Germany heads to the… Continue reading Who is Olaf Scholz? What SPD candidate could mean for Germany, the EU and Brexit

North Korea ‘renovating nuclear facility’ in satellite images as tensions rise

North Korea has been continuing to expand their nuclear weapons as the government accuses the United States of double standards over military activities and pursuing a hostile policy. New satellite images of the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Facility show it is being renovated, a sign Kim Jong-un is preparing to bolster production. The 5-megawatt reactor, which… Continue reading North Korea ‘renovating nuclear facility’ in satellite images as tensions rise

Pro-Putin party heads for Russian election win after Navalny clampdown

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russians vote on Sunday in the final stretch of a three-day parliamentary election that the ruling party is expected to win after a sweeping crackdown that crushed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s movement and barred opponents from the ballot.A woman casts a ballot at the last day of a three-day long parliamentary elections… Continue reading Pro-Putin party heads for Russian election win after Navalny clampdown

Tougher EU airport slot rules trigger Asia retaliation threat, risk industry trade war

LONDON (REUTERS) – Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could oblige Europe’s carriers to fly empty seats for thousands of kilometres at a loss. The authorities… Continue reading Tougher EU airport slot rules trigger Asia retaliation threat, risk industry trade war

Timaru tragedy: Wider family of three South African girls killed in New Zealand being helped to travel here

The wider family of three young South African girls who died weeks after arriving in New Zealand with their parents will be considered for emergency MIQ spaces, a Government official says. Two-year-old twins Maya and Karla Dickason and their older sister, Liane Dickason, 6, were found dead in a Timaru house late Thursday evening. Their… Continue reading Timaru tragedy: Wider family of three South African girls killed in New Zealand being helped to travel here

Experts are using algebra to help solve challenges to the UK’s supply chain

Much of the UK is facing a supply chain crisis. A disruption in transportation and shortage of staff is leading to supermarket shelves being empty and restaurants being forced to adapt their menus. The country's retail sector is preparing for shortfalls in stock over Christmas with levels at major retailers at their lowest since 1983.… Continue reading Experts are using algebra to help solve challenges to the UK’s supply chain

Dad screamed ‘is this really happening’ as he found his three daughters dead

A dad was left inconsolable when he came home to find his three little girls dead and was heard screaming "is this really happening?" Graham Dickason had just moved into the property with his three children and wife Lauren, 40, who has been arrested and charged with the murder of their twin girls and older… Continue reading Dad screamed ‘is this really happening’ as he found his three daughters dead

Boy, 15, gets USB cable stuck inside penis ‘trying to measure how long it was’

A 15-year-old boy got a knotted USB cable stuck after inserting it into his penis to 'measure' it. The unidentified teenager, from London, ended up needing surgery after it got stuck inside him. The boy made several attempts to remove it himself but this resulted in him urinating a large amount of blood, prompting his… Continue reading Boy, 15, gets USB cable stuck inside penis ‘trying to measure how long it was’

Don’t ‘fight on our behalf’!​ Taiwan​ rejects UK’s offer to help in conflict with China

Biden: Iain Duncan Smith on China’s ‘threats’ to Taiwan We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The AUKUS pact signed between Australia,… Continue reading Don’t ‘fight on our behalf’!​ Taiwan​ rejects UK’s offer to help in conflict with China

Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate change

Washington — President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks. Ever-grimmer findings from scientists this year that the world is nearing the… Continue reading Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate change