How to spend a day in Lake Kivu, Rwanda
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How to spend a day in Lake Kivu, Rwanda
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Wednesday that it remained unsafe for Rohingya refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar, nearly five years after a crackdown there sparked an exodus to neighbouring Bangladesh.
Campaign group 38 Degrees said the numbers wanting to sign shows how desperate people are for help in the wake of soaring inflation.
The two fighters are set to meet again in Saudi Arabia, 11 months on from the Ukranian handing Joshua his second ever defeat. Standing in the centre of the ring at the Saudi Airlines Club, the unified heavyweight champion lined the coins up on his hand, wrist and arm before flicking them into the air and catching each one. It was an impressive display of dexterity and was the centrepiece of a 10-minute session that also included some dance moves.
This year's Scottish Politician of the Year Awards will be the first since the Covid pandemic forced its suspension.
Teenagers across the country have been anxiously opening brown envelopes showing how they fared in key exams.
Train services across Scotland will be severely disrupted on Thursday and Saturday with only a handful of services running as rail staff take further strike action.ScotRail has warned passengers a very limited number of services will run on Thursday as a result of industrial action by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) which has been locked in an ongoing battle over pay, jobs and conditions with Network Rail.Services will operate between 7.30am and 6.30pm and ScotRail has urged passengers to check services ahead of travel and only travel if it is necessary.The operator has also warned passengers to expect disruption on Friday August 20 and Sunday August 21 following the strikes as services are restarted.RMT picket lines will be in place at Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Waverley from 7am on Thursday, with a “picket at the fringe” at 10am on Waverley bridge.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sparked anger after accusing Israel of committing "50 Holocausts" - with Germany's leader saying he's "disgusted" by the remark. Mr Abbas made the comments in Berlin on Tuesday when asked about the upcoming 50th anniversary of the attack on the Israeli team by Palestinian militants at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Standing alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, he said: "From 1947 to the present day, Israel has committed 50 massacres in Palestinian villages and cities, in Deir Yassin, Tantura, Kafr Qasim and many others, 50 massacres, 50 Holocausts."
From serums to body oils, ES Magazine’s Rose Beer picks her top summer skincare launches
The ex-Manchester United star has been giving evidence in his defence for the first time.
Gregory Vooght was accused by the Metropolitan Police of flouting the pandemic restrictions, but told a court he was sitting at his desk working when officers arrived.
Liz Truss rejected a plea to restore the abortion ban in Northern Ireland while Rishi Sunak vowed to be "much tougher" on the benefits system in the latest Conservative Party hustings in Belfast. Meanwhile, Mr Sunak promised to "get people off benefits and into work", telling the audience: "If there are hours to do, if there is a job going, people should have to take the job as opposed to just being able to stay on benefits."
A seal in Australia was spotted strolling in a cow's field by a local farmer.Source: Karli McGee, Facebook
A man is in a serious condition in hospital and two other people were injured after they were shot in north-west London. Police including armed officers were called to Dog Lane in Brent just after 7pm on Monday. A 17-year-old boy suffered non-life changing injuries, a 21-year-old man has a potentially life-changing injury and the third victim, thought to be in his early 20s, is in a serious but stable condition.
Hundreds of residents of a south London street where an explosion killed a child last week will begin returning home on Wednesday. More than 500 people were evacuated from Galpin’s Road in Thornton Heath after a blast destroyed a terraced house and killed four-year-old Sahara Salman shortly after 7am on August 8. “Residents will start to return home tomorrow in an operation managed by Merton Council, however this will take time due to the need to complete safety checks on all properties.”
An English trial set up to help rebuild the population of the endangered hen harrier has cared for and released 13 chicks this year. Since the Government-led recovery plan was launched in 2016 and the Brood Management trial two years later, numbers of the endangered bird have been rising. The Brood Management Scheme was organised by the Moorland Association, the International Bird of Prey Centre, Natural England, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Hawk and Owl Trust.
ANAS Sarwar has accused the Scottish Government of sitting on hundreds of millions of pounds while the cost of living crisis bites.
Gina Davidson, of radio station LBC, described the appointment as the ‘epitome of mansplaining’.
‘Calls to defund the FBI are just as wrong as calls to defund the police’
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss remains far ahead of leadership rival Rishi Sunak in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, a YouGov poll for Sky News showed on Thursday. The governing Conservative Party is voting by postal ballot to choose a new party leader after Boris Johnson said he would step down following a series of scandals. Truss, who has consistently topped polls of Conservative Party members, has a 32 percentage point lead over Sunak among those who have decided to vote, the survey showed.
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