Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Rescue crews search for more victims following Greece wildfires

Rescue crews search for more victims following Greece wildfires A fire broke out north east of Athens in the area of Rafina. The wildfire destroyed many houses in Mati, east of Athens (Antonis...

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections Supporters of cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI), gesture to party songs, as they celebrate a day after the general election in...

Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth

Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth Facebook’s monthly active user count was 2.23 billion, slightly behind the 2.25 billion forecast by analysts. Facebook shares were down (Niall Carson/PA) Facebook shares...

This guy combines up to three sports at once to create unbelievable trick shots

This guy combines up to three sports at once to create unbelievable trick shots He’s a one-man Olympic team! Max Hilty performs multi-sport trick shots on Instagram – (max_hilty/Instagram) If you’re into athletic trick...

Mary Ellis – last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots – dies aged 101

Mary Ellis - last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots - dies aged 101 Mary Ellis flew 400 Spitfires after she joined up in 1941. Photo: PA The last surviving female Spitfire pilot...

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires (Thanassis Stavrakis/AP) Rescue crews and volunteers are continuing to search on land and at sea for potential further victims from Greece's deadliest forest...

Two killed and dozens hurt in blaze at Tokyo construction site

Two killed and dozens hurt in blaze at Tokyo construction site The three-storey building in Tama city was near completion before the blaze. Workers fled from the site of a fire in Tokyo...

Imran Khan vows to govern Pakistan ‘as it has never before been run’

Imran Khan vows to govern Pakistan ‘as it has never before been run’ The former cricketer claims he has won the country’s general election. Pakistani politician Imran Khan says he has won the...

Explainer: The world is on fire – and here’s why

Explainer: The world is on fire - and here's why The Sierra Hotshots, from the Sierra National Forest, are responding on the front lines of the Ferguson Fire in Yosemite in this...

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy Find someone who looks at you like an alpaca looking at an orange. (Charles Forman) If you’ve never given any thought to what alpacas like...

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‘Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold’ – ‘heartbroken’...

'Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold' - 'heartbroken' parents of girl (14) who died in suspected drugs-related death Bethany Devlin-McCrone The parents of...

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