Severe storm levels homes in Dunrobin | CBC News

Breaking Tornado tears through Ottawa-Gatineau At least three homes were levelled in Dunrobin on Grasshopper Lane Friday afternoon as storms tore across the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Tornado leaves trail of destruction in Gatineau, Dunrobin CBC News · Posted: Sep 21, 2018 5:49 PM ET | Last Updated: September 21 A severely damaged home in Dunrobin, in […]

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Ailing orca J50 declared dead by scientists | CBC News

An ailing killer whale calf that scientists have been trying to treat since August has died, scientists believe. Ken Balcomb, head of the Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island in Washington state, said research teams declared the three-year-old female, known as J50, dead on Thursday evening. J50 had not been spotted since last […]

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Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly typhoon takes aim at south China – BBC News

Thousands of people have been evacuated from Guangdong, and authorities there issued their highest warning level, a red alert. Image copyright EPA Image caption Typhoon Mangkhut brought flooding to Hong Kong Image copyright Reuters Image caption Waves crashed against the Hung Hom Promenade in Hong Kong In Hong Kong, authorities also issued their maximum alert, […]

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First ‘999 Day’ honours emergency services across UK – BBC News

First ‘999 Day’ honours emergency services across UK 9 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright 999day Image caption The national event is being held at a park in Manchester The first emergency services day to celebrate the contribution of staff across the UK […]

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Canada declares Myanmar Rohingya killings ‘genocide’ | News | Al Jazeera

Human rights observers called the declaration as a significant milestone [Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters] Canadian legislators have unanimously voted to declare crimes committed against Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar military to be genocide. The House of Commons endorsed on Thursday the findings of a UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar that found “crimes against humanity have been […]

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Second battle of Culloden rages as locals clash with developers | UK news | The Guardian

For nearly three centuries the bones of Highland soldiers who fell defending their land, language and faith have lain undisturbed on Culloden Moor, a few miles east of Inverness. On 16 April 1746, these Jacobites had fought to the death with their Bonnie Prince Charlie in a bloody and brutal battle against the Duke of […]

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Indonesia quake death toll ‘at least 832’ – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption It is feared many people remain trapped in collapsed buildings At least 832 people were killed in the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the national disaster agency says. Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings that collapsed […]

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Octopuses on ecstasy drug ‘become more social’ – BBC News

Octopuses on ecstasy drug ‘become more social’ 21 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright AFP Octopuses given the drug ecstasy become more social and try to hug each other, a study has found. Writing in the journal Current Biology, researchers at Johns Hopkins […]

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