Society

Caroline Flack...death of ex-Love Island host - 02/19/2020

Love Island is to return tonight after two episodes over the weekend were cancelled after the 40-year-old was found dead in her north London home on Saturday. ITV confirmed companion show Love...

'This is my wife!' Women celebrate N Ireland's first gay marriage - 02/11/2020

London - By Bill Smith, - Two women celebrated Northern Ireland's first same-sex marriage on Tuesday, in what they and human rights campaigners hailed as an "amazing" and historic moment. The wedding...

British police detain scores of cross-Channel migrants - 02/07/2020

London (dpa) - British police detained scores of illegal migrants crossing English Channel from France in small boats on Friday, bringing the total to nearly 200 in just two days. The Home Office...

Firm that owned helicopter involved in Bryant's death suspends work - 02/06/2020

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - Island Express Helicopters - the company that owned the aircraft that killed nine people, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, on Sunday - has suspended operations...

Italy to declare state of emergency after coronavirus cases confirmed - 01/31/2020

Rome (dpa) - The Italian government was meeting Friday to declare a state of emergency in response to the first confirmed cases of new coronavirus in the country. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte...

Wuhan virus continues global spread despite efforts to contain it - 01/28/2020

Beijing (dpa) – Chinese authorities are marshalling ever more resources to stop the spread of a new and deadly coronavirus, even as instances of the case grow both domestically and internationally....

Japan marks 25th anniversary of deadly Kobe earthquake - 01/17/2020

Tokyo - By Takehiko Kambayashi, – Japan on Friday paid tribute to thousands of people who died in a massive earthquake in the western port city of Kobe and the surrounding area on the 25th...

UNESCO classifies four traditional practices as endangered - 12/12/2019

BERLIN (dpa)- Four traditional practices, from the Philippines, Botswana, Kenya and Mauritius, have been included in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage, UNESCO said on Wednesday. They are the...

Blinded by a brain tumor at 5, this US teen is a beacon of positivity - 12/07/2019

MIAMI (dpa/tca)- Timothy Nijon cuts a big figure in the modest apartment he shares with his mom and two sisters. It's the eve of Thanksgiving, and the 14-year-old boy fills a small front room of...

Last vestiges of Hamburg's historic Reform Jewish Temple under threat - 11/29/2019

HAMBURG (dpa)- Hamburg's Jewish Temple, a synagogue of historic significance for its role in Reform Judaism, is in danger of disappearing entirely, the head of the city's Reform community said on...
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