Singer Lata Mangeshkar Is Recovering Well

  Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, was admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital after complaining of breathing difficulties on Monday 11 November, is recovering, say her family. A tweet posted from the singer's account on Thursday night read: "Lata didi is stable and recovering....

Pakistan Military Plane Crashes Killing 18

A Pakistani military plane has crashed into a residential area killing at least 18 people, most of them on the ground. Troops and police cordoned off the residential area near the garrison city of Rawalpindi. Five soldiers, including two army pilots,...

Hundreds killed in Sri Lanka Church Bombings

Eight British nationals have been confirmed amongst the dead after a series of bombings in Sri Lanka. Whilst locals from Sri Lanka went to pray at their local church on Easter Sunday, hundreds were killed by coordinated bombings which took...

Notre-Dame Fire – Landmark in Ruins

A massive fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday 15 April which started around 7pm local time and has shocked the nation. The fire burned for several hours and both the iconic spire and roof of the cathedral...

Newborn baby pulled from storm drain after passersby’s heard crying

Crowds cheered as a new born baby girl was brought to the surface safely after a three-hour rescue operation near Durban, South Africa. A newborn baby girl has been pulled out of a storm drain after a dramatic three-hour rescue...

Emiliano Sala’s missing plane found

The plane carrying the newly-signed Cardiff City footballer and pilot David Ibbotson disappeared on January 21. Earlier, shipwreck hunter David Mearns said it was a ‘possibility’ that the bodies would be found. Underwater video footage shows one occupant visible in the...

President Macron Visits Arc de Triomphe after riots 

More than 400 people are arrested in Paris as 133 people, including 23 police officers, are injured during fuel tax riots. Frances president has visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe after hundreds of people were arrested during the country’s worst...

Stocks and oil surge as Trump calls truce in China trade war

Financial markets give their reaction to hopes that trade spat will prove less costly than feared to demand in the global economy. Stock markets are rallying worldwide after the US and China agrees to suspend new tariffs in their trade...

Birmingham charity sends Emergency teams to help Earthquake victims

Al-Khair Foundation has set up an emergency appeal for victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Over 834 people have been confirmed dead with numbers expected to rise. At least 1,000 have been injured and thousands are feared missing. The...

Children as young as 12 contacting Childline about forced marriage, NSPCC reveals

Young children are being pressurised into marrying strangers but fear being rejected from their community if they refuse, the NSPCC has warned. Girls as young as 12 have contacted Childline about being forced to marry, with 109 counselling sessions on...