Skiers faced six-mile tailbacks on Saturday as they flocked to the Scottish slopes to take advantage of the snowy conditions. Drivers abandoned their cars on the roads in a bid to reach the resorts where car parks were full. Police said there were traffic issues at Glencoe Mountain Resort and Nevis Range ski centres which […]
Six British Army soldiers have become the first all-female group to cross Antarctica using only muscle power. The Ice Maiden team spend 62 days on the ice, crossing the finish line at the Hercules Inlet just before 10am on Saturday. The team of six, led by Major Nics Wetherill and Major Natalie Taylor – both […]
While some people will have already binged the whole series of ‘Hard Sun’ on iPlayer, those watching it on TV were left on the edge of their seats as the latest instalment aired on Saturday (20 January) night. And if you thought last week was grisly, episode three took things up a gear with not […]
For more than two decades Marcio Mizael Matolias has reigned supreme as the ‘sand king’ of one of the most prestigious beaches of the Brazilian capital Rio de Janeiro.
Olympic and government officials from North Korea and South Korea met at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Switzerland on Saturday in a landmark collaboration.
Former business studies teacher Christopher Houghton has been sacked from St Bede’s Catholic School and Sixth Form College (pictured), in Lanchester, County Durham.
A Liverpool fan from Sandefjord, Norway has persuaded his partner to name their two-week-old daughter YNWA in honour of his beloved club – despite having never been to Anfield before.
The mass attended by about 200,000 people took place in northern Peru, which last year was hit by devastating floods – the pontiff consoled victims and condemned community violence.