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Death toll rises as California wildfire spreads

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Death toll rises as California wildfire spreads   Three firefighters, a 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren are among seven people killed by wildfires in northern California. Underbrush burns on the south edge of the Carr Fire...

The most unfortunate and unappreciated generation, this generation!

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Read in Spanish Read in Greek The most unfortunate and unappreciated generation, this generation! Alexandra Xenofondos Twitter: @alexandra_92  It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that the youth of our days is the most unfortunate and unappreciated generation of...

Volunteers rush to help Greece fire victims

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Volunteers rush to help Greece fire victims   As the blame game starts over who was responsible for Greece's devastating wild fires volunteers have been stepping forward to help those affected. A volunteer arranges clothes for residents...

How to Keep any Relationship Healthy

How to Keep any Relationship Healthy By: Cucan Pemo With all of the advice out there on how to rebuild your relationship, why not look at tips to keep your already healthy relationship in tact? There...

Venezuela was once twelve times richer than China. What happened?

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Venezuela was once twelve times richer than China. What happened? Over-reliance on oil was in many ways the countries biggest downfall. Image: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino By Jeff Desjardins Founder and editor of Visual Capitalist From the 10 years of military...

Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth

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Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth   Only seven Russian men have logged more cumulative time in space than Peggy Whitson's career-total of 665 days in orbit. She also holds the record for the most time...

The house that Tateh built … out of sand-filled plastic bottles

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The house that Tateh built ... out of sand-filled plastic bottles Pablo Mediavilla Costa in Tindouf, Algeria   In the Sahrawi refugee camps in the Algerian desert, Tateh Lehbib Braica – aka ‘the crazy bottle guy’ –...

Angela Merkel holds on to power in German election – video

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Angela Merkel holds on to power in German election – video     The German chancellor won a fourth term in office but Europe's most powerful leader will have to govern with a far less stable coalition...

Before television, there was shadow theatre

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Before television, there was shadow theatre It was extremely popular during Ottoman times and the plays would draw hundreds of people, who would gather to watch the puppets reflected on a curtain. Before television, there many...

Slovenia faces political uncertainty after fragmented vote

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Slovenia faces political uncertainty after fragmented vote   The centre-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) won 25 seats in Sunday's election, falling well short of a majority. Most of the other eight parties have refused to join...

‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ unfolding as Myanmar takes over aid efforts in Rakhine state

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'Humanitarian catastrophe' unfolding as Myanmar takes over aid efforts in Rakhine state Emanuel Stoakes   Officials fear aid blockade could become permanent in region where Rohingya Muslims have reportedly been massacred by soldiers. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rae8JSHB_A4?enablejsapi=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&origin=https://www.theguardian.com] Smoke billows from...

Basware links procurement to a digital-first mentality

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Basware links procurement to a digital-first mentality Author: Vesa Tykkyläinen, CEO, Basware   Procurement organisations are not merely a support function. CPOs must be aligned to customer needs. Data is changing the face of business. There may be...

Miami foot bridge collapse leaves at least six people dead

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Miami foot bridge collapse leaves at least six people dead   Ten people were also injured when a newly installed 950-tonne pedestrian bridge collapsed, trapping at least eight cars below, officials say. Aerial view shows a pedestrian...

Amazon steps up UK expansion drive with new distribution center

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Amazon steps up UK expansion drive with new distribution center     LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon (AMZN.O) said on Friday it would open a new distribution center in Bolton, northwest England, in 2018, stepping up its expansion...

Goat yoga wows US devotees

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Goat yoga wows US devotees Farms across the country are hosting the latest fitness craze to take off in the United States. Big cities are getting in on the act too. Goat yoga is the latest...

Is it still worth buying a Windows phone?

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Is it still worth buying a Windows phone? Jack Schofield   Mike is a happy Windows smartphone user and wants to upgrade to the latest operating system. Is this wise, or is the phone going the way...

Meryl Streep and Judi Dench join condemnation of Harvey Weinstein

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Meryl Streep and Judi Dench join condemnation of Harvey Weinstein Gwilym Mumford   Stars castigates film producer, who is facing sexual harassment allegations and has been sacked by the company he created. Meryl Streep and Judi Dench have...

Controlling Intestinal Gas Naturally

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Controlling Intestinal Gas Naturally By: Dr. Rita Louise Intestinal gas, flatulence, farting or breaking wind is a natural part of the digestive process. This odorless gas, although at times embarrassing, is the result of good digestion....

The End of Mexican Democracy?

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The End of Mexican Democracy? By Enrique Krauze   Mexico City — On July 1, we Mexicans will choose our president for the next six years. It will be no ordinary election. During a period when democracy...

Gunman kills four staff in Turkish university

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Gunman kills four staff in Turkish university   Police later detained the attacker, who was also an employee of Osmangazi University. The shooting killed the deputy dean, faculty secretary, lecturer and a staff member from the education...

Frank Sinatra’s tragic final years

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Frank Sinatra's tragic final years Frank Sinatra's manager says antidepressant was to blame for his failing health during his final years By Stephanie Nolasco | Fox News Frank Sinatra's former manager reveals an...

Metro excavation in Greece’s Thessaloniki unveils ancient city

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Metro excavation in Greece's Thessaloniki unveils ancient city The metro construction in Greece's Thessaloniki has brought ancient ruins of the city's life back in the 6th century to the surface. The excavation has uncovered jewellery,...

Winnie Mandela was a hero. If she’d been white, there would be no debate

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Winnie Mandela was a hero. If she’d been white, there would be no debate Afua Hirsch   Peaceful protest did not end apartheid: it took revolutionaries. And it shouldn’t be difficult to choose between a system...

Sigmund Freud and ghost emojis? It must be the arrival of Cher: the musical

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Sigmund Freud and ghost emojis? It must be the arrival of Cher: the musical Rebecca Nicholson   A stage version of the singer’s six decades in showbiz is heading for Broadway. We’ll be in the front row. In...

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