EUROPE SURVIVES HEATWAVE

Europe is battling a second extreme heatwave which has set new records. Widespread alerts warning of high temperatures have been issued across France, Germany, Spain and Belgium. French State forecaster, Meteo France, predicted that Paris would swelter in record temperatures of around 42 degrees Celsius. The capital’s current record of 40.4 degrees was last registered […]

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PM BORIS JOHNSON RESHUFFLES CABINET

Newly elected British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has begun reshuffling of the cabinet by forcing some Ministers to resign and by sacking others. Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt resigned after Johnson offered him a new role. According to a local British newspaper, Johnson has “executed the bloodiest reshuffle ever seen to build a war Cabinet to […]

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FRANCE: 16 YEARS OLD ACTIVIST AWARDED FREEDOM PRIZE

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize in the northwestern city of Caen, Normandy. At age 15, she began protesting outside the Swedish parliament in August 2018 about the need for immediate action to combat climate change. She founded the Fridays for Future campaign, which takes out rallies every Friday […]

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Nine killed in plane crash: Sweden

An Australian-made single-engine plane -GippsAero GA8 Airvan- popular with parachutists, crashed in Sweden with 9 passengers on board in Northern Sweden, on Sunday. The plane crashed on an island on Umea River, not long after take-off. “I can confirm that all those aboard the plane have died,” said Vasterbotten municipality spokeswoman Gabriella Bandling. The people […]

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