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Swarms of locusts have destroyed 170,000 acres of crops in East Africa - and local farmers are nearly helpless to stop it

Swarms of locusts have destroyed 170,000 acres of crops in East Africa - and local farmers are nearly helpless to stop it

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Locust swarms are wiping out crops in East Africa, where millions of people already struggle to obtain healthy food. A swarm can eat enough food in one day to feed 34 million...
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A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness World Record listened to Van Halen to get him through the ordeal

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness World Record listened to Van Halen to get him through the ordeal

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A 62-year-old former United States Marine has broken the world record for the longest time ever spent in the plank position. George Hood, of Naperville, Illinois, held the...
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Concern over Northern Ireland's multi-million pound legal aid payments

Concern over Northern Ireland's multi-million pound legal aid payments

6 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A DUP MLA has expressed concern after it was revealed that tens of millions of pounds is being paid in legal aid fees to solicitors' firms and barristers in Northern Ireland...
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EU pumps €232M toward coronavirus as alarm grows in Italy

1 day ago   |   Politico

The European Commission on Monday announced an additional €232 million in aid toward fighting the novel coronavirus. The infusion of cash was planned ahead of the growing...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Trump aide wants to bring pharma supply chain home; Walgreens hides prescription errors

1 day ago   |   STAT

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and invigorating because that oh-so-familiar routine of meetings...
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Meat-loving Donald Trump ‘will struggle with vegetarian diet' during India visit

Meat-loving Donald Trump ‘will struggle with vegetarian diet' during India visit

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Aides and those close to President Trump fear he may struggle with India's predominately vegetarian diet during his trip with Prime Monister Narendra Modi. Notorious carnivore...
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Trump's national security advisor wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie Sanders because he'd cut defense spending to fund social programs

Trump's national security advisor wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie Sanders because he'd cut defense spending to fund social programs

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Trump's national security advisor Robert O'Brien said during a CBS News interview that Russia would like to see Sanders become president, an assessment directly at odds with US...
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Australia's wildlife disaster: Kangaroo island rescuers try to save dying koalas and kangaroos

Australia's wildlife disaster: Kangaroo island rescuers try to save dying koalas and kangaroos

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A group of animal rescuers descended on South Australia's Kangaroo Island to aid wildlife after fire razed through the island over the summer period.
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Trump loves a big crowd. He'll get one of his biggest in India

Trump loves a big crowd. He'll get one of his biggest in India

2 days ago   |   Politico

AHMEDABAD, India - Heading into election season, U.S. President Donald Trump is looking to surround himself with sympathetic officials, create made-for-TV spectacles and gin up...
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Energy&Precious Metals - Weekly Review and Calendar Ahead

2 days ago   |   FXCM

By Barani Krishnan Investing.com - A second straight week of gains for oil, yet the rebound barely looks like it has legs. If there's one thing to be expected of the...
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Coronavirus sweeps through Europe as five countries confirm new cases

Coronavirus sweeps through Europe as five countries confirm new cases

Coronavirus sweeps across Europe with new cases in Switzerland, Austria, Croatia and mainland Spain (Picture: Getty/PA Europe is on the brink of a major coronavirus outbreak... Read more ...

Josh Adams ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations with ankle injury 

Josh Adams ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations with ankle injury 

The 24-year-old winger, who was the top try-scorer at the recent World Cup with seven, suffered a nasty ankle injury in the 65th minute against France. He will now have surgery. Read more ...

Ben Stokes collects OBE from Prince William as Jos Buttler also honoured at...

Ben Stokes collects OBE from Prince William as Jos Buttler also honoured at Buckingham Palace

The duo were recognised for their part in England's Cricket World Cup success, which culminated in a stunning final win over New Zealand in 2019 Read more ...

Logan Paul mocks Deontay Wilder's bizarre costume excuse after Tyson Fury defeat

Logan Paul mocks Deontay Wilder's bizarre costume excuse after Tyson Fury defeat

Logan Paul has mocked Deontay Wilder's excuse after his defeat to Tyson Fury Logan Paul has poked fun at Deontay Wilder's outlandish suggestion that his ring-walk costume was... Read more ...

Hundreds seen leaving stadium during lengthy speech by Donald Trump

Hundreds seen leaving stadium during lengthy speech by Donald Trump

Hundreds were seen leaving midway through Donald Trump's speech at the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad, India on Monday. Hundreds of people were seen pouring out of an Indian... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland schools' pupils isolated as precaution after...

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland schools' pupils isolated as precaution after Italy trips

Schools in Northern Ireland have taken precautionary measures to isolate pupils due to the coronavirus outbreak after half-term ski trips in Italy. Read more ...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness World Record listened to Van Halen to get him through the ordeal

A 62-year-old former United States Marine has broken the world record for the longest time ever spent in the plank position. George Hood, of Naperville, Illinois, held the... Read more ...

Charlie Nicholas makes predictions for Chelsea vs Bayern Munich and Real...

Charlie Nicholas makes predictions for Chelsea vs Bayern Munich and Real Madrid vs Manchester City

Chelsea face Bayern Munich and Manchester City clash with Real Madrid Charlie Nicholas believes Bayern Munich are a level above Chelsea and has backed the Bundesliga champions... Read more ...

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield attempt to beat a world record for...

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield attempt to beat a world record for PANCAKE FLIPPING

In a bid to beat the world record for pancake flipping, the duo were tossing pancakes from a pan beside a vast measuring tape before later tucking in to the sweet treats Read more ...

Expert Witness: Kyran Bracken reviews the Six Nations

Expert Witness: Kyran Bracken reviews the Six Nations

With Scotland finally finding winning ways , France continuing on their course to a Grand Slam and England putting in a convincing display against Ireland , Expert Witness... Read more ...