Sunday, May 26, 2019
Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US The Hard To Kill star was granted Russian citizenship in 2016. Steven Seagal (AP) Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as a special envoy for humanitarian ties with the...
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...
Three NATO force members killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan Three Nato force members have been killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan, the US military said. A US soldier and two Afghan troops were also wounded in the...
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...
Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio The president derided the intelligence of the NBA star and philanthropist in a late-night tweet. Mr Trump took to Twitter to criticise LeBron James (AP) US president Donald Trump has unleashed...
Melania Trump praises LeBron James hours after Donald Trump's online swipe Melania Trump, the first lady, distanced herself once again from her husband on Saturday, praising the basketball player LeBron James for his work with disadvantaged children hours after President...
Raccoon rescued from Liverpool garden He was tempted with treats. (RSPCA/PA) A woman in Liverpool was surprised to find a mischievous raccoon playing in her garden this week. The RSPCA was called to help the animal in Northwood on Monday. It was thought...
Trump urged to provide wildfire aid as California battles 17 blazes The fires have destroyed hundreds of homes, killed eight people and shut down Yosemite National Park. Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes near Lakeport, California...
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...
18 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia In this image made video, smoke rises from a crash side of a Russian helicopter Mi-8 crashed shortly after takeoff in Vankor, above the Arctic Circle in Siberia, Russia Eighteen people were killed...

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