Swimmer raises awareness on climate change in freezing Antarctic waters

Swimmer raises awareness on climate change in freezing Antarctic waters 0

🕔12:39, 28.Jan 2020

British endurance swimmer and United Nations patron of oceans Lewis Gordon Pugh braved the freezing temperatures of East Antarctica, swimming in its icy rivers, to raise awareness about climate change. The water temperature was around 0 Celsius while the chilly

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Sunflower sanctuary, hope for bees in southern Mexico

Sunflower sanctuary, hope for bees in southern Mexico 0

🕔12:18, 28.Jan 2020

Mexico’s at-risk bees have found a new oasis in the southern state of Oaxaca. Threatened by pesticides, intensive agriculture and the effects of climate change, a sanctuary of sunflowers set up by local farmers could be a literal lifesaver for

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Tests confirm that there are no coronavirus cases in the country

Tests confirm that there are no coronavirus cases in the country 0

🕔19:22, 27.Jan 2020

The Medical Research Institute confirms that four patients admitted to the National Institute of Infectious Disease have not been infected with the coronavirus. Meanwhile, samples of two more patients are under examination. The Working Committee on Prevention of Coronavirus in

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Federer into quarter-finals

Federer into quarter-finals 0

🕔14:47, 27.Jan 2020

Roger Federer regained control after a slow start against Hungarian Marton Fucsovics to march into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-2 win on a chilly evening at the Rod Laver Arena. The six-time Australian

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Neuville wins Monte Carlo season-opener for Hyundai

Neuville wins Monte Carlo season-opener for Hyundai 0

🕔14:47, 27.Jan 2020

Thierry Neuville won the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally for Hyundai and ended Sebastien Ogier’s bid for a record eighth victory and seventh in a row in the principality. The Belgian finished the final power stage 12.6 seconds clear of six

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Democrats call for Bolton to testify in impeachment trial

Democrats call for Bolton to testify in impeachment trial 0

🕔14:35, 27.Jan 2020

Democrats have renewed their demand for US President Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton to be called to testify in the president’s impeachment trial. The call comes following reports that Bolton made claims in an unpublished book that

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s aunt reappears after six years

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s aunt reappears after six years 0

🕔14:30, 27.Jan 2020

The aunt of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has been seen in public for the first time since the execution of her husband in 2013. Kim Kyong-hui is the daughter of North Korea’s founder, Kim Il-sung, and sister to former

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Rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad amid protests

Rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad amid protests 0

🕔14:24, 27.Jan 2020

At least three rockets struck the US embassy in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. One rocket hit the embassy cafeteria while two others landed a short distance away. At least three people were injured, security sources told Reuters. This would be

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Baby born as earthquake rocks Turkey

Baby born as earthquake rocks Turkey 0

🕔14:16, 27.Jan 2020

A powerful earthquake shook the delivery room of a private hospital in Turkey’s Malatya, minutes after a baby was born. The quake struck as the midwife was cleaning the newborn. No injuries were reported. Speaking the day after the quake,

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Britain unveils 50 pence coin minted to mark Brexit

Britain unveils 50 pence coin minted to mark Brexit 0

🕔14:12, 27.Jan 2020

Britain unveiled a new 50 pence coin minted to mark the country’s departure from the European Union, which bears the inscription “Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations” and the Brexit date of 31 January 2020. About three million of

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