Category: Social

Switzerland: Tourist Drowns in Lake Geneva

This Saturday a violent storm battered parts of Switzerland. According to local police, a woman has drowned in Lake Geneva when her sightseeing boat sank during the storm. An

Uganda: Hundreds of Men Jailed for Sex Offences Against Women and Girls

During a month of special court sessions, to clear a backlog of cases hundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and women. According to the

Italy: Cruise Ship Crashes into Tourist Boat Left 5 Injured

A cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash. The collision

Sri Lanka: Catholic Churches Hold Sunday Mass Since Easter attacks

Catholics in the Sri Lankan cities of Colombo and Negombo have held their first Sunday morning masses since the terrorist attacks. To include, churches were struck by suicide

London Marathon: Nurse in Trousers Told Her Record will be Reviewed

An NHS nurse Jessica Anderson who ran the London marathon was told her Guinness World Record attempt would not count because she was not wearing a dress. Jessica Anderson ran

Avant-Garde Genius Scott Walker Dies, Aged 76

The infamous Scott Walker has died, aged 76, on March 25th. He was best known for his subversive music and iconic singer-songwriter abilities, which have influenced many artis

No Survivors from Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard. According to the state broadcaster, there

Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Only Surviving Sculpture’ Unveiled

The curators of an exhibition in Florence have this week unveiled a sculpture what they claim is the only existing carved by Leonardo da Vinci. It’s always been part of Leon

International Women’s Day: A Brief History

International Women’s Day is a day to to recognize the struggle for women’s rights and celebrate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of woman through

Reuter’s Photographer Behrakis Dies at 58

Yannis Behrakis(58), one of Reuters’ most adorned and respected photographers, has died after a long battle with cancer. He covered many of the most chaotic events around th