Australian thief’s getaway blocked by automatic doors

When a thief strikes a service station in Melbourne, Australia, no security guard stands in the way. But who needs a security guard when you’ve got automatic doors like these? Australian thief’s getaway blocked by automatic doors

Saudi driving activist: ‘I cried’

Saudi activist Manal al-Sharif, who was arrested in 2011 after a video of her driving a car went viral, says women have been campaigning for 27 years to be allowed to drive. She says her act of civil disobedience had a “catastrophic” impact on her life. She was subjected to abuse, lost custody of her […]

Ukraine military arms dump explodes

A big fire raged at a military arms depot in the Vynnytsya region of central Ukraine, prompting the evacuation of more than 28,000 people. Explosions continued for hours at the dump, where a reported 188,000 tonnes of munitions were stored. Officials said sabotage could not be ruled out. Ukraine military arms dump explodes

Bali evacuees take their pets with them

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes near an active volcano in Bali, Indonesia. But some couldn’t bring themselves to leave their pets behind. Video by Simon Atkinson. Bali evacuees take their pets with them

Uganda MPs fight during parliament debate

Scuffles broke out in Uganda’s parliament during a debate on plans to remove the presidential age limit. Under the constitution, a person standing for president must be no more than 75, meaning the current head of state, Yoweri Museveni, is ineligible to run in the next polls in 2021. Uganda MPs fight during parliament debate