It looks as if the government is concerned that the latest bout of protests will die down too soon. Otherwise, why would it have sent in submarines to stir things up?There seems to be no reason for the government to push for the purchase of another t
In 20 years of writing about Russia's President Vladimir Putin -- he was completely obscure before 1999 -- I have never before had reason to mention him and Saint Thomas à Becket in the same sentence. Finally, however, the time has come.Finnish Presi
Greta Thunberg has returned to school after spending the last year out of the classroom as she campaigned to tackle climate change.The Swedish environmental activist, 17, shared a photo of herself wearing a backpack and holding her bicycle.
Shortly after a group of rain-sodden protesters decided to call it a day on Wednesday last week, a collection of men dressed in peculiarly similar clothing peeled off down a side street.All carried compact umbrellas and man-bags, a 90s relic in count
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has been thanked by Swedish police for catching a thief who robbed an elderly woman.The incident took place in Lindelof's home city of Vasteras, which lies west of Stockholm, and was reported by the Aftonbla
Malaysian police say there is no evidence Nora Anne Quoirin was abducted from the resort she was staying at with her parents, an inquest into her death has heard.The London teenager's disappearance from her family's cottage while on holiday at the Du
Brazilian football star Ronaldinho has been released from house arrest in Paraguay - ending a five-month ordeal that began when he tried to enter the country with a forged passport.The former Barcelona player and his brother Roberto Assis, who is als
The world's fastest man Usain Bolt is in quarantine at his home in Jamaica after testing positive for COVID-19 - days after celebrating his 34th birthday party with other sports stars.The country's health minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, confirmed Bo