Monday, May 23, 2022

French street artist Miss. Tic dies aged 66

She is seen as one of the founders of stencil art, famous for her graffiti of female figures in Paris.

Canada storms: Nearly a million homes lose power in high winds

Eight people killed by falling trees as high winds and storms batter Ontario and Quebec.

Monkeypox: 80 cases confirmed in 12 countries

Another 50 suspected cases of the rare disease are being investigated, the WHO says.

Tornado in Germany injures 43 people, police say

Officials said the tornado cut a path of destruction during violent storms in the west of the country.

Covid in North Korea: No response to US vaccine offer

On a visit to the region, President Joe Biden said the US could provide Covid-19 jabs "immediately".

Roger Angell: Baseball’s reluctant poet laureate dies at 101

Whether it was describing a particular team as "a troupe of gazelles depicted by a Balkan corps de ballet" or referring to the "habitual...

Ukraine war: US fully backs Sweden and Finland Nato bids – Biden

The decision by both countries to break decades of neutrality with their move to join Nato comes amid rising concerns for their own security...

Ukrainian widow confronts Russian soldier accused of killing her husband

The 21-year-old serviceman has pled guilty to killing her husband in a village in Ukraine's north-east.

George W Bush’s speech gaffe over ‘Iraq invasion’

Former US president George W Bush has accidently condemned Vladimir Putin's invasion of "Iraq", before correcting himself by saying he was talking about Ukraine.Mr...

Afghanistan’s female TV presenters must cover their faces, say Taliban

"How can I read the news with my mouth covered? I don't know what to do now - I must work, I am the...

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