Friday, April 19, 2019

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after Zambia asylum bid fails

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after Zambia asylum bid fails Tendai Biti has long been an outspoken critic of the government. Zimbabwean opposition official Tendai Biti (AP) Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti is in...

WATCH: Stag-do duo blow the crowd away with ‘The Whole Of The Moon’ cover

WATCH: Stag-do duo blow the crowd away with 'The Whole Of The Moon' cover A video of two Everton fans singing a crowd pleasing rendition of 'The Whole Of The Moon' has...

Russian border police stop Pussy Riot activist from visiting UK

Russian border police stop Pussy Riot activist from visiting UK Authorities said Maria Alekhina was stopped from travelling as she had failed to carry out community service. Maria Alekhina (AP) An activist from the...

Argentina’s senators reject bill to legalise abortion

Argentina’s senators reject bill to legalise abortion Supporters and opponents of the proposal watched the debate on large screens outside Congress. Demonstrators against abortion celebrate outside Congress (Luisa Balaguer/AP) Argentina’s Senate has rejected a...

Third strong earthquake shakes Indonesian tourist island as death toll tops 300

Third strong earthquake shakes Indonesian tourist island as death toll tops 300 The 5.9 magnitude aftershock damaged buildings, caused landslides and sparked panic. Birds sit above earthquake-damaged homes in North Lombok (AP) The Indonesian...

This is how to pronounce the name of Chelsea’s new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga

This is how to pronounce the name of Chelsea’s new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga You might need to take a deep breath beforehand. Chelsea have signed Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga (Nick Potts/PA) With Thibaut Courtois...

California firefighters continue to battle state’s biggest-ever wildfire

California firefighters continue to battle state’s biggest-ever wildfire The fire north of San Francisco has grown to the size of Los Angeles since it started a fortnight ago. A girl wades through water...

Watch: Baseball umpire pulls a huge live moth out of his ear mid-game

Watch: Baseball umpire pulls a huge live moth out of his ear mid-game Utterly horrifying. A moth flew into Bruce Dreckman’s ear (stockfotocz/Getty) It’s tough being an umpire, with abuse, flying bats, misplaced balls...

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans The insurer said cash reserves would be released as a result of higher mortality rates. Legal and General is set to log...

This unusual Brexit protest involves driving across 32 countries in a van

This unusual Brexit protest involves driving across 32 countries in a van Andrew Pardy is writing a message to the world in his van. Andrew Pardy, 28, quit his job as a digital...

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Less than 20pc of Irish SMEs are ready for Brexit

Less than 20pc of Irish SMEs are ready for Brexit Aidan Gough of cross-border body InterTradeIreland Less than a fifth of Ireland's SMEs have faced up...

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