Sunday, June 16, 2019
Pence: Turkey faces US sanctions unless pastor is freed Andrew Craig Brunson has been held on terrorism and spying charges. Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor, has been detained in Turkey (Emre Tazegul/AP)) Vice President Mike Pence has threatened Nato ally Turkey...
Former cricketer Imran Khan declares victory in Pakistan elections Mr Khan’s message of a ‘new’ Pakistan resonated with young voters. Imran Khan has claimed victory in the elections (Anjum Naveed/AP) Cricket star turned politician Imran Khan has declared victory for his party...
Mary Ellis - last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots - dies aged 101 Mary Ellis flew 400 Spitfires after she joined up in 1941. Photo: PA The last surviving female Spitfire pilot - who flew 400 of the planes during...
Weather tweet becomes a masterclass in French memeing Best of all, you don’t need to speak French to understand. It all began with French Twitter account @TweeteoFrance (Tim Goode/EMPICS Sport) A new meme is sweeping France, and it requires a certain level...
Four killed and dozens injured in fire at Tokyo building site More than 20 people were seriously injured in the blaze. Smoke rises from a building under construction in Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) Four people have been killed and dozens injured after a...
This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy Find someone who looks at you like an alpaca looking at an orange. (Charles Forman) If you’ve never given any thought to what alpacas like to eat, that’s about to change. A guy in...
Trump: US will impose sanctions on Turkey unless pastor is freed Vice President Mike Pence has also called for Pastor Andrew Brunson to be released. American pastor Andrew Craig Brunson has been detained in Turkey (AP) Donald Trump has threatened Nato ally...
11 of the best ‘anti-jokes’ that definitely won’t make you laugh You’ve heard of regular jokes, but what about making up some ‘anti-jokes’? (Ranta Images/Getty Images) “Anti-jokes” are reverse gags that will either have you laughing or rolling your eyes. Reddit user MayTheCurveBeWithYou...
Brexit ‘a real opportunity’ for agricultural sector, May tells farmers UK Prime Minister was meeting key stakeholders at the UK’s largest agricultural show British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Reuters UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told farmers at the Royal Welsh...
Theresa May’s Brexit plans ‘dead’ after EU's chief Brexit negotiator blows hole in Chequers blueprint The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator rejected proposals for new customs arrangements after the UK leaves Michel Barnier also made clear that Brussels still has reservations about...

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