Hospitals in the US have been treating patients for frostbite as temperatures drop to -17C and lower. Chicago saw lows of -30C and -37C in North Dakota, as the ‘polar vortex’ hit the American Midwest in one of the...
Echoing one of the song’s most famous lines, it’s gonna take a lot to take away the sounds of Toto’s ‘Africa’ from the Namib Desert. Artist Max Siedentopf has set up an installation of six speakers with the 1982...
A contestant on an Afghan singing competition has gone viral on social media because of his likeness to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mr Abdul Salam Maftoon, a wedding singer from northeast Afghanistan, is one of the final eight...
A dark cloud has been cast over New Zealand following the discovery of 21-year-old Grace Millane’s body. The British backpacker was enjoying her year-long overseas experience when she went missing from central Auckland on 1 December. A week after...
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was tried, convicted and sentenced to death on Monday 14 January 2019. He was accused of attempting to smuggle almost 500 pounds of methamphetamine into Australia. However, both at the appeal hearing and the retrial, Mr...
An attack carried out by Al-Shabaab militants has claimed the lives of at least 21 people in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The attack took place on 15 January and lasted until the morning of the following day. Armed...