Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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...

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...

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...

Weather tweet becomes a masterclass in French memeing

Weather tweet becomes a masterclass in French memeing Best of all, you don’t need to speak French to understand. It all began with French Twitter account @TweeteoFrance (Tim Goode/EMPICS Sport) A new meme is...

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...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued on a kayak A tale worthy of a Hollywood script. A badger on the beach after having been rescued...

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...

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...

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...

Former cricketer Imran Khan declares victory in Pakistan elections

Former cricketer Imran Khan declares victory in Pakistan elections Mr Khan’s message of a ‘new’ Pakistan resonated with young voters. Imran Khan has claimed victory in the elections (Anjum Naveed/AP) Cricket star turned politician...

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Theranos: Scandal hit blood-testing firm to shut

Scandal-hit US blood-testing start-up Theranos is to formally dissolve, the firm's chief executive David Taylor has told shareholders in an email. Mr Taylor said Theranos...

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