Farage seeking ‘new party’ in case UK fights Euro elections

Farage seeking ‘new party’ in case UK fights Euro elections

Media captionNigel Farage ‘looking for new party’ Nigel Farage says he is ready to fight the European elections in May if Brexit is delayed. The former UKIP leader, who quit his party in December, said he was seeking “the right political vehicle”. As things stand, the European Parliament is axing most of the UK’s seats, […]

Buzzfeed’s Trump lawyer report not accurate – Mueller’s office

Buzzfeed’s Trump lawyer report not accurate – Mueller’s office

Image copyright Tom Williams/Getty Images Image caption Robert Mueller has been tight-lipped about his investigations into alleged Russian interference US special counsel Robert Mueller has disputed a claim that President Trump told his long-time lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. Mr Mueller’s office said the report by Buzzfeed was “not accurate”. The website said […]

Gladys Knight defends singing national anthem at Super Bowl

Gladys Knight defends singing national anthem at Super Bowl

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer is known for hits like Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight has spoken out in defence of her decision to sing the US national anthem at next month’s NFL Super Bowl. The soul singer has faced criticism since the announcement, because of an ongoing row about player […]

Boo the Pomeranian dog dies ‘from a broken heart’

Boo the Pomeranian dog dies ‘from a broken heart’

Image copyright Virginamerica/REX/Shutterstock Social media star Boo the Pomeranian dog has died at the age of 12. His owners say he had shown signs of heart problems ever since his “best friend” – a dog called Buddy – died in 2017. “We think his heart literally broke when Buddy left us,” they wrote on his […]

Swimming with huge female pregnant great white sharks

Footage has emerged of divers getting up close and personal with what could be one of the biggest great white sharks on record. Kimberly Jeffries had been hoping to capture images of sea creatures feeding on a whale carcass off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. Ms Jeffries says catching sight of three massive pregnant female […]

Sudan protests: People flee gunshots in deadly protest

Footage uploaded to social media shows Sudanese protesters running for their lives as gun shots ring out. In the fifth week of anti-government protests, government forces have allegedly shot dead a doctor and a 16-year-old. The doctor may have been directly targeted. Sudan protests: People flee gunshots in deadly protest

Darwin Plus: Albatrosses conservation project to receive UK government funding – Express.co.uk

In the autumn it is used as a refuelling stop by graceful Demoiselle cranes migrating south to Africa. Other species on the¬†¬†wetlands, which are part of the UK Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, are the migratory ferruginous duck, spur-winged lapwing, reed warbler and black-headed wagtail. The study will use remote sensors and on-the-spot measurements […]

Pawel Adamowicz: Poland mourns death of stabbed Gdansk mayor

Pawel Adamowicz: Poland mourns death of stabbed Gdansk mayor

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Large crowds followed Mr Adamowicz’s coffin through the streets on Friday A day of mourning is under way in Poland ahead of the funeral of Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of Gdansk fatally stabbed at a charity event last Sunday. Large screens have been set up around St Mary’s Church in […]

Spain domestic violence: Trail of death shocks society

Spain domestic violence: Trail of death shocks society

Image copyright EPA Image caption ‘They are killing us’: The murder last month of schoolteacher Laura Luelmo sparked protests at violence against women A man convicted of killing his wife is now believed to have murdered his defence lawyer, with whom he had been having an affair, before taking his own life on Friday. Jose […]

‘Don’t mess with Mac’: International face-off over moose statues

‘Don’t mess with Mac’: International face-off over moose statues

Image copyright David S Troyer/Instagram Image caption Mac the Moose stares down Norway’s Storelgen Since 1984, residents of Moose Jaw have had one big thing about which they could boast: Mac the Moose. The Canadian city was long the proud owner of the world’s tallest moose statue, a 9.75m (32-foot) steel-framed creature, covered with metal […]