Home / World (page 30)

World

Big thaw leaves thousands without water in parts of UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMum in South London: “Five kids and no water” Homes across the UK are facing water supply problems – with thousands of people in Wales and south-east England urged to use as little as possible. Water suppliers say a thaw has led ...

Read More »

Two killed, a dozen more injured in Bronx apartment fire

Two men were killed and nearly a dozen people injured after a fast-moving fire trapped several residents inside Bronx apartment building Monday morning, authorities said. Firefighters carried at least two of those hurt from their burning homes shortly after the blaze erupted along Hoffman St. near E. 187th ...

Read More »

The transgender arguments dividing society

There have been some big advancements in the acceptance of the transgender community in recent years but divisions over their rights remain. The Victoria Derbyshire programme explores the key arguments. “If I’d been an ordinary person and I had daughters, I’d think ‘what’s this? Men coming into the toilets? I ...

Read More »

US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson in historic Vietnam visit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The nuclear-powered carrier set anchor off the port city of Danang US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is making a historic call at Vietnam, the first time a ship of this size has visited since the Vietnam War ended. The nuclear-powered carrier set anchor off the ...

Read More »

Surgeon performs brain surgery on wrong patient

A patient at a hospital in Kenya is “progressing well” after a doctor mistakenly performed brain surgery on him. The neurosurgeon who did the recent procedure and the CEO of the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi were both suspended, according to the Guardian. There was ...

Read More »

World Indoor Athletics Championships: Andrew Pozzi wins 60m hurdles gold

Andrew Pozzi was Britain’s second gold medallist of the World Indoor Championships, following Katarina Johnson-Thompson in the pentathlon Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi secured men’s 60m hurdles gold by one-hundredth of a second at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham. The 25-year-old has shared team captain duties with Shelayna Oskan-Clarke ...

Read More »

Switzerland TV licence: Voters set to reject abolition

Image copyright EPA Image caption Voters took to the polls on Sunday to decide on the “No Billag” initiative and financial regulation Voters in Switzerland look set to decisively reject a proposal to abolish the national broadcasting licence fee. The country was voting in a referendum on Sunday on whether ...

Read More »