Monday, May 20, 2019

More than two dozen dead in Afghan gold mine collapse: reports

More than two dozen miners have been killed in the collapse of a gold mine in northeastern Afghanistan, according to news reports.The collapse was...

Frankfurt Airport closed after DRONE spotted near runway sparking flight chaos across Europe

FRANKFURT Airport was shut down after a drone was spotted near the runway - sparking flight chaos across Europe. Air traffic monitor Eurocontrol confirmed...

Alcohol ban for Liverpool and Tottenham fans in Magaluf during Champions League final as...

ROWDY British football fans are facing a booze ban in Magaluf for the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham. Police are drawing up...

William Barr: Trump attorney general held in contempt over handling of Mueller report –...

9.52pm BST21:52 Nader: We are in a "constitutional crisis" Nadler is now addressing reporters, defending the committee’s decision to hold the attorney general in contempt...

Federal election 2019: spotlight turns to economic management – politics live

Higgins is one of many Victorian battlegrounds, with the state very possibly deciding the election outcome. Last night the Liberal candidate, Katie Allen, who...

Mette Frederiksen: the anti-migrant left leader who’s set to sweep to power in Denmark

She marked her return on Facebook, with a video straight out of a Quentin Tarantino film, buttoning her jacket, arranging her hair and...

Danish bank in big money laundering scandal taps new CEO

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Denmark's largest bank, which has admitted to massive money laundering at its Estonian subsidiary, has appointed a Dutchman as its...

Brexit party may get more EU election votes than Tories and Labour combined –...

Nigel Farage’s Brexit party is on course to secure more support at the European elections than the Tories and Labour combined, according to...

Could desalination help prevent water wars in the Middle East?

In the Middle East it’s long been feared that increasing competition over shared natural supplies of fresh water – because of growing populations...

Stag turned away from Guinness tour because he was dressed in Britney Spears fancy...

A STAG was turned away from a Guinness tour — because he was in a ­Britney Spears-style schoolgirl fancy dress. Bosses told Brad Phillips,...

Irish bar with no booze: Pub in Dublin selling only alcohol-free beer, wine and...

Irish bar with no booze: Pub called The Virgin Mary opens...

Trump condemned after laughing at supporter who suggested shooting migrants – live

3.38pm BST15:38 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she believes the United States is in a constitutional crisis. “Yes, I do agree,” she told reporters...

Victory Day humiliation for Putin as clouds cancel massive military flypast and NO world...

VLADIMIR Putin was forced to scrap a major military flypast over Red Square at the last minute today after it rained on his...

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study

Young transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking unsafe hormones and attempting surgery on themselves, according to researchers...

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to...

Baby killed when stroller rolled in front of lorry ‘while mum played on...

AN EIGHT-MONTH-OLD boy in a baby walker was crushed to death after rolling into the path of a lorry — while his mum...

Husband is banned from leaving Sir Lanka to return home to UK after wife...

Sri Lankan police have banned a British newlywed from returning home after his wife died from dehydration on their honeymoon.Khilan Chandaria, 33, and...

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations

Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to poorer countries, the United...

Italian ferry towed to Croatia after problems in Adriatic

ZAGREB, Croatia – An Italian ferry carrying more than 300 people has arrived in the Croatian port of Split on the Adriatic coast...

Norwegian tourist, 24, dies of rabies after rescuing a street puppy on a Philippine...

Norwegian tourist, 24, dies of rabies after she's bitten by a...

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, utensils

FILE - In this July 5, 2016 file photo, a street vendor sells...

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó

The crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro has intensified with secret police seizing the vice president of...

US-China trade war: tariffs set to rise when deadline passes but talks to continue...

4.02am BST04:02 Asian shares pull up from two-month low ahead of looming deadline Asian shares inched up from two-month lows on Friday, hours ahead of...

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana

HAVANA – Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana's main thoroughfares before they...