Hawaii Democrat Tulsi Gabbard running for president in 2020

WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced that she is running for president in 2020. Gabbard said in a CNN interview slated to air Saturday night that she will be formally announcing her candidacy within the next week. The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran is the first Hindu elected to Congress and the first member born in the […]

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2018 was 4th hottest year on record, says EU climate agency

OSLO – Last year was the fourth warmest on record, extending a scorching streak driven by a build-up of man-made greenhouse gases, the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said on Monday. Average world surface air temperatures were 14.7 Celsius in 2018, just 0.2C off the highest, it said in the first global assessment based on full-year data. This year will […]

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Meet the Welsh island where 20,000 saints are believed to be buried

With a population of just FOUR… welcome to the tiny Welsh island believed to hide the graves of 20,000 saints (and possibly King Arthur too) Bardsey Island is just two miles from the Llŷn Peninsula in north west Wales It was once an important site of pilgrimage and refuge for persecuted Christians Some believe this tiny scrap of land to be […]

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Two women aged 20 and 22 killed in car smash on freezing Pennines pass as Storm Deirdre lashes UK

The women, aged 20 and 22, were in a white Fiat 500 on the A628 Woodhead Pass when the car was in a crash with a blue Mini Cooper, South Yorkshire Police said. The horror smash happened at 1.30pm on Saturday, as Storm Deirdre began to sweep over the high ground between Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire, bringing freezing temperatures […]

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Dad, 20, appears in court charged with murdering his six-week-old baby boy

Lee Vernon, 20, of no fixed address, was not asked to enter a plea to the charge of murdering McKenzie Ellis during the brief hearing at Maidstone Crown Court. According to Kent Online, Vernon appeared via TV link from Elmley Prison and spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and nationality. The infant died at London's King College […]

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When is the winter solstice 2018 and how is the shortest day celebrated?

It is also when the Sun is at its lowest point in the sky, in the northern hemisphere. When is the winter solstice 2018? This year’s winter solstice, which is also known as midwinter, is on December 21 at 10.23pm. The world "solstice" comes from the Latin solstitium meaning "Sun stands still" because the apparent movement of the Sun's path north or […]

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WWE news: It's 20 years since Mick Foley won the inaugural Hardcore title… the belt that the likes of Undertaker, Rob Van Dam and Crash Holly all went on to hold

SunSport looks back at the history of the title. What was the WWE Hardcore Championship? The championship – an old smashed-up world title belt taped back together – was contested under hardcore rules. No DQ, no count outs, and falls count anywhere. Inspired by Mick Foley’s reputation as a “hardcore legend” in Japan and ECW, the title was given to […]

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When are the Invictus Games 2018 in Sydney, will Prince Harry be there with Meghan Markle and what countries are competing in Australia?

Here's all you need to know… Where is the Invictus Games 2018 and when are they being held? This year, the Invictus Games are held in Sydney, Australia. It kicked off when Prince Harry officially opened the Games on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Events will be held across Sydney, including the Sydney Olympic Park and around the Sydney Harbour. It will […]

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