The huge ships that stop in Senegal’s bustling port of Dakar normally carry goods bound for Europe or China, but inside the Global Mercy’s warren of corridors, medics are preparing for a very different task.
A number of UK cinemas have banned teenagers dressed in suits from screenings of Minions: The Rise of Gru, after a TikTok trend got out of hand.Groups of young people have been dressing up smartly to see the latest Minion movie, but disruptive behaviour from a few groups has forced cinemas to enforce dress codes.But why are teens dressing up to see the new Despicable Me movie anyway?
A woman who was struck and pinned under a public bus in Stamford, Connecticut, on Tuesday, July 5, was rescued by firefighters who used “high-pressure air bags” to lift the bus off the ground, according to Deputy Chief Matt Palmer.The footage shows the first half of what Palmer described as “a difficult extrication process that involved stabilization of the bus” before the air bags were used.It took 10 minutes to safely remove the woman, who was conscious and alert enough to speak to firefighters, the fire department said. She was then transferred to Stamford Hospital for evaluation and Stamford Police were investigating how the collision happened, they added.“Given the size and weight of this bus, we are very grateful that her injuries were not more serious,” said Chief Palmer. Credit: Stamford Fire Department via Storyful
A lot has changed since Boris Johnson entered Number 10 Downing Street in 2019. For the UK's new Prime Minister, it was the end of a long journey to the top of government, and an opportunity to challenge his critics. Now it appears he's facing more of them than ever.
A trip to glamorous Hong Kong was a distant dream for most Chinese mainlanders in the mid-1990s, but for schoolgirl Tracey Chen in the southern boomtown of Shenzhen, it was just a lunchtime stroll. As Hong Kong loses autonomy after 25 years of Chinese rule, Chen is among many of those in its Mandarin-speaking neighbour who yearn for the days when the former British colony's uniquely exuberant Cantonese culture permeated across the border. Before Shenzhen began to be transformed in the 1980s, Hong Kong's freewheeling economy represented a consumer haven for many from the mainland.
Two energetic children in Maine were decidedly up to the challenge of wearing out a herd of baby goats to prepare them for bedtime, footage shows.This video was captured by Hope Hall of Sunflower Farm Creamery, in Cumberland, Maine. The footage shows Hall’s grandkids Max and Astro commencing a family tradition of putting the baby goats to bed, but not without wearing the animals out first.“The tradition began years ago with our own kids running with the goats down the driveway. How fun to see the littlest ones of the next generation taking over the job!” Hall wrote in the YouTube caption.An estimated “60 playful little goats” are born on the farm each spring, Hall said. Her YouTube channel features a wealth of videos showing the daily life and adventures of the farm’s inhabitants. Credit: Hope Hall via Storyful