American couple feared dead after escaped prisoners steal yacht

Ralph Hendry and Kathy Brandel. A missing Virginia couple is feared dead after three escaped convicts allegedly used their yacht to sail through the Caribbean before eventually being recaptured by authorities. Ralph Hendry and his wife Kathy Brandel – who live on their catamaran yacht named Simplicity during the winter months – were last seen … Read more

Navalny’s body returned to mother, spokeswoman says

February 24, 2024, 3:45 PM GMT Updated 57 minutes ago Image caption, Alexei Navalny died on February 16 in a Russian prison within the Arctic Circle The body of a leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was returned to his mother, his spokeswoman said. In a post on X, Kira Yarmysh thanked everyone who had … Read more

Sadiq Khan criticises PM for failing to condemn Lee Anderson’s remarks

By Thomas Mackintosh BBC news February 24, 2024, 1:52 PM GMT Updated 3 hours ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript or try a different browser Video Caption, Watch: Sadiq Khan says Lee Anderson’s comments are “Islamophobic, anti-Muslim and racist” Sadiq Khan has described the former Tory deputy leader’s comments as “throwing fuel on … Read more

Valencia fire: Last couple saved hail dramatic rescue

By Mark Lowen BBC News, Valencia 56 minutes ago On Thursday, a fire raged in a fourteen-storey apartment building in the Spanish city of Valencia, killing ten people. The BBC’s Mark Lowen has spoken to the last couple rescued from the inferno. “Once we jumped from our apartment onto a balcony and could see the … Read more

Giorgia Meloni: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine brought Hamas massacre

The October 7 massacre of Israelis by Hamas follows Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni told the Milan-based newspaper Il Giornale in an interview on Saturday. When asked if she feared that tensions around the world would lead to World War III, Meloni replied: “What I think … Read more

Pope cancels audiences due to mild flu

The Holy See press office told journalists that Pope Francis canceled his engagement on Saturday “out of an abundance of caution.” By Vatican News Pope Francis canceled his engagement Saturday morning “due to a mild flu-like condition,” according to an announcement from the Holy See press office. The statement indicated that the decision was made … Read more

Navalny’s body handed over by Russian authorities to his mother | Human Rights News

DEVELOPING STORYDEVELOPING STORY, Navalny’s family had said Russian authorities were withholding his body after he died in a penal colony last week. The body of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, his spokesman and an aide said. “Alexei’s body was given to his mother. Thank you to everyone who … Read more