The union representing Ireland-based Ryanair pilots said on Sunday it had agreed to talk with the no-frills airline but warned that the meeting could be too late to avert a strike set for Wednesday. The Irish airline on Friday offered...Show More Summary
Forecasters remained hopeful Sunday that strong wind gusts pushing a huge Southern California blaze would die down and allow firefighters a chance to aggressively battle the fire. The Thomas Fire, which began burning through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties on Dec. Show More Summary
Body of Rebecca Dykes is reportedly found by motorway in unclear circumstances A British diplomat who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut has been found dead. The body of Rebecca Dykes was reportedly found on the side of a motorway on Saturday. The circumstances surrounding her death were unclear. Continue reading...
Feminist Christmas parties, spooky ghost stories and a comedy 'Fk-Fest'
Resident Darren Caesar stood off the shoulder of Highway 192 next to the Montecito Fire Station early Saturday and pointed to a long row of firetrucks and tankers parked nearby. “Look at how many firefighting assets they have. I trust that they can do everything they can to protect structures,”...
Volunteers gathered by the footbridge to Theodore Roosevelt Island on Saturday morning just as the sun was rising, tinting the Potomac River pink and golden, to take part in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.
The massive Thomas Fire continued to grow Sunday morning even after an epic battle to protect homes along the Santa Barbara County coast Saturday proved successful despite intense winds. The third-largest fire in California history was burning a massive swath from Ventura to Santa Barbara, was...
Several hundred protesters led by former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili stormed Kiev's performing arts centre on Sunday, some hurling rocks, smoke bombs and firecrackers at the windows and doors. Police who surrounded the building...Show More Summary
Turkey on Sunday slammed the incoming Austrian government, a coalition between conservatives and the far-right, for "discrimination" and "racist approaches" after its programme pledged Vienna would not agree to Ankara joining the EU....Show More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron's celebration of his 40th birthday at a former royal château has come under fire from both left and right this weekend.
Turkish president announces intention days after leading calls for city to be recognised as capital of a Palestinian state Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has said, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognise it as the capital of a Palestinian state. Show More Summary
The former two-term mayor says the city must continue to grow, but it also needs to be more inclusive.
The girl was hit in the leg, police said.
Public and charter schools will be reviewed amid allegations that Ballou High School graduated students who were often absent.
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Journey around world took 42 days and 16 hours – six days faster than previous record The French sailor François Gabart has broken the record for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours. That is more than six days faster than the last record, set by his fellow Frenchman Thomas Coville last year. Continue reading...
At least 11 Afghan policemen were killed on Sunday when Taliban fighters attacked two checkpoints in the volatile southern province of Helmand, authorities said. The assaults were the latest in a series of deadly attacks claimed by the Taliban on Afghan police and troops. Show More Summary
What is the African Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Manifesto? The African Manifesto on Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship is being co-created by young and old Africans from within the continent and the diaspora. It is our statement of how digital innovation and entrepreneurship can play a role in advancing our continent. Show More Summary
From ccHub: Despite the proliferation of universities across the African continent, research and knowledge from these institution barely influence how business is done and how governments make decisions. While faculty and students embarks...Show More Summary
St. Louis will soon have a new chief of police. The six finalists include three from within the ranks and three from other cities: • Lt. Col. Lawrence O’Toole, 59, the interim chief, who has been with the St. Louis police department for 33 years. Mayor Lyda Krewson appointed him to...