Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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...

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...

People are loving this New Zealand library’s creative meme-inspired poster

People are loving this New Zealand library’s creative meme-inspired poster Central City Library in Auckland put up a Kermit the Frog meme poster and social media users adore the new decoration. (Central City...

This artist’s balloon animals take a party trick to a new and beautiful level

This artist’s balloon animals take a party trick to a new and beautiful level The artwork is made using nothing except blowing and twisting. Balloon artworks by Masayoshi Matsumoto (Masayoshi Matsumoto/Twitter) Many of us...

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...

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...

Murdered Maltese journalist’s family demands public inquiry into ‘mafia state’

Murdered Maltese journalist’s family demands public inquiry into ‘mafia state’ Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb on the Mediterranean island last year. Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (AP) The family...

Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok 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 island of...

Explainer: What is the latest (and why it’s happening) with Brad Pitt and Angelina...

Explainer: What is the latest (and why it's happening) with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's very dramatic divorce? Brad Pitt (L) and Angelina Jolie speak onstage during the opening night gala premiere...

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Tui suffers double-digit earnings drop while heatwave holds back summer bookings

Tui suffers double-digit earnings drop while heatwave holds back summer bookings The travel giant said summer bookings were unlikely to outperform due to the hot...

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