Monday, October 22, 2018
20 dead as all on board vintage tourist plane killed in Swiss Alps crash Eleven men and nine women were killed, officials said. A JU-52 aircraft (JU-AIR/Keystone via AP) All 20 people on board a vintage plane were killed when the aircraft...
Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera Police in London were caught up in a James Bond-style chase on the Thames river as jet-skiers raced ahead of a marine policing unit on Friday. Three...
Ai Weiwei’s Beijing studio destroyed by officials The artist said he had been given no notice of the demolition. Ai Weiwei is a frequent critic of the Chinese government (PA) Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says authorities have begun razing his Beijing studio. The...
Caracas explosions were an attempted attack on Maduro – Venezuelan government The president was speaking during a celebration of the National Guard’s 81st anniversary. Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro was subject of an attempted attack (Ariana Cubillos/AP) Explosions heard at a military event...
‘Assassination bid’ on Venezuelan leader with drones carrying explosives The president was speaking during a celebration of the National Guard’s 81st anniversary. Venezuela’s Bolivarian National guards officers occupy the Bolivar Avenue (Fernando Llano/AP) Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt...
Red alerts for Portugal and Spain as heatwave hits near-record The hot weather has sparked several wildfires in Portugal. A boy jumps from a platform over the water at La Concha beach in San Sebastian, northern Spain (Alvaro Barrientos/AP) Portugal and Spain...
More than 700 firefighters battle wildfires in Portugal as Europe swelters in heatwave Red alerts have been issued for temperatures in excess of 45C in some parts – with the heatwave forecast to last for days to come. Two women jump...
Police chase jet-ski riders on River Thames The drama unfolded on Friday evening, and witnesses said it looked like something out of an action movie. A police chase which saw officers in a boat pursue four jet-ski riders on the River...
Watch: Drones armed with explosives used in attempt to assassinate Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, an uniformed official bleeds from the head following an incident during a speech by Venezuela's President Nicolas...
People are sharing the tiny acts which make them love their partner and its serious goals These are seriously inspiring. (monkeybusinessimages/ Getty Images) Twitter users are sharing lovely things their romantic partner does for them. Metro journalist Hattie Gladwell asked her 16,000 followers...

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