Friday, July 19, 2024

UK health minister tests positive for coronavirus

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Health minister and Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Ms Dorries said she has been self-isolating at home, - Labour MP Rachael...

Australian boy fatally crushed by gym weights

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An Australian teenager has died after being crushed by weightlifting equipment at a gym. Ben Shaw, 15, was attempting to bench press almost 100kg (220...

Guinea’s ex-junta chief plane makes forced landing in Ghana

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A plane carrying Guinea's exiled former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara back home to Conakry, where he hopes to run for president in October,...

Burundi’s public universities suspend breakfast over money

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Students attending Burundi's public universities are going without breakfast because the government can no longer afford it, underscoring the fragile state of Burundi's economy...

Uber loses London operating licence

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Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit...

Police hunt for Texas teacher after she ‘got pregnant’ with 13-year-old student

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A 24-year-old teacher has gone on the run in Texas after getting pregnant during a months-long sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student, according to court...

Deadly violence erupts in Ivory Coast after Ouattara’s third-term bid

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At least two people were killed in ethnic clashes in Ivory Coast following President Alassane Ouattara's controversial announcement he would run for a third...

Woman who found £20 note on floor convicted of theft

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A woman who kept a £20 note she found in a shop has been convicted of theft. Nicole Bailey, 23, picked up the cash at...

Mali villagers killed in armed raid

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Armed men believed to be traditional hunters have killed at least 37 people in an attack on a village in central Mali, the country's...

Nigerian serviceman returns lost parcel full of cash

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A member of Nigeria's air force has returned a parcel to its owner that contained 37,000 euros ($41,000; £37,000) in cash, the air force...