Wild elephants in Sri Lanka

Wild elephants in Sri Lanka have been found with plastic products and non-digestive polythene in their stomachs after eating rubbish at a dump encroaching on their habitat.

Heartbreaking images of the elephants foraging for food on a refuse facility in Oluvil were captured by Jaffna-based photographer Tharmaplan Tilaxan. 

On Wednesday, 13 of Spain’s 19 self-governing regions backed a plan to impose partial lockdowns on town and cities, allowing people to enter and exit affected areas only on work, school or medical grounds, or for other pressing reasons.

Public and private gatherings will be limited to six people, while bars and restaurants will operate at 50% of their interior capacity, and will close at 11pm.

The quick actions of the crew, who performed an emergency landing, and of first responders, who administered an antidote, appeared to have saved his life.  

In an interview with Der Spiegel, fragments of which were published on Thursday, Mr Navalny said he believed the Russian president stood behind the attempt on his life: “Putin is behind the crime. I have no other versions of the crime. I am not saying this to flatter myself, but on the basis of facts.”

Twenty-five people were arrested in connection with the unrest, according to a police information report seen by Reuters.

The woman had been attacked in Hathras, India, two weeks ago and died from her injuries on Tuesday morning at a hospital in Delhi.

Mr Biden was judged the victor in two snap polls by TV networks but many felt that there was no real winner because there was no real debate.

Viewing figures were high at 73.1 million but 13 per cent down on the record TV audience of 84 million set by the first debate in 2016.