Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Four killed and dozens injured in fire at Tokyo building site

Four killed and dozens injured in fire at Tokyo building site More than 20 people were seriously injured in the blaze. Smoke rises from a building under construction in Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) Four people...

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

'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 a 14-year-old girl who died in a...

This dog refusing to leave a puddle is all of us in this heatwave

This dog refusing to leave a puddle is all of us in this heatwave It’s too darn hot. (Shannon Murphy/ batuhan toker/ Getty Images) Doesn’t this weather make you want to jump in a...

11 of the best ‘anti-jokes’ that definitely won’t make you laugh

11 of the best ‘anti-jokes’ that definitely won’t make you laugh You’ve heard of regular jokes, but what about making up some ‘anti-jokes’? (Ranta Images/Getty Images) “Anti-jokes” are reverse gags that will either have...

Successful test flight for Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket

Successful test flight for Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket It was the third such voyage for VSS Unity. Handout photo issued by Virgin Galactic of the Virgin Spaceship Unity (VSS Unity) (Virgin Galactic/PA) Virgin...

National Dog Photography Day: 15 wonderful images and the mastermind behind it

National Dog Photography Day: 15 wonderful images and the mastermind behind it Professional photographer Kerry Jordan explains how to take the best pictures of our four-legged friends. A bassett hound in the lavender...

Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece

Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece A minister said there were ‘serious indications’ the blaze had been started deliberately. Burnt houses and trees following a wildfire in...

Trump: US will impose sanctions on Turkey unless pastor is freed

Trump: US will impose sanctions on Turkey unless pastor is freed Vice President Mike Pence has also called for Pastor Andrew Brunson to be released. American pastor Andrew Craig Brunson has been detained...

California wildfire destroys homes and forces evacuation of town

California wildfire destroys homes and forces evacuation of town A man was arrested on suspicion of five counts of arson as firefighters battle to control the blaze. Residents have fled as the Cranston...

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...

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Noel Whelan announces he will not stand for presidential election

Noel Whelan announces he will not stand for presidential election Noel Whelan is considering standing for the presidency. Picture: David ConachyPresident Michael D Higgins. Photo:...

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