A Malaysian cinema appears to have become covered in mould after two months of coronavirus lockdown

A Malaysian cinema appears to have become covered in mould after two months of coronavirus lockdown which has already ravaged the country’s leather goods retailers. The cinema’s purple and red seats and its carpets had been wrecked by a thick layer of mould and dust, according to the photographer in the city of Ipoh in western Perak state. Under US law they would normally be allowed to live with relatives while their cases wind through immigration courts. Instead the Trump administration is quickly expelling them under an emergency declaration citing the coronavirus pandemic, with 600 minors expelled in April alone. … Continue reading A Malaysian cinema appears to have become covered in mould after two months of coronavirus lockdown

A YouTuber has been arrested for handing out boxes of rubbish to transgender women

A YouTuber has been arrested for handing out boxes of rubbish to transgender women. Indonesian police launched a manhunt for Ferdian Paleka and his friend after they shared a video of the sick ‘prank’ online. The whereabouts of Mr Zhang, who specialises in law, are now unknown. His friends claim he was detained in front of the gate to his residential compound in Shanghai last night and that they have not since been able to contact him. The letter was posted on the social messaging platform WeChat on Saturday, less than two weeks before this year’s National People’s Congress, the … Continue reading A YouTuber has been arrested for handing out boxes of rubbish to transgender women

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until a deadly uprising, has died aged 91

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until a deadly uprising, has died aged 91, just weeks after surgery. Mubarak was ousted in 2011 following mass protests against his autocratic rule, and he was the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region. During the interview Mr Sanders said he supported some of the socialist policies of Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader. His insistence that it was unfair to dismiss everything about the Castro regime was judged by Democrats in Florida to have killed off his chances of winning in … Continue reading Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until a deadly uprising, has died aged 91

Donald Trump has arrived in India where he received a bear hug from Narendra Modi and a lavish welcome from the locals

Donald Trump has arrived in India where he received a bear hug from Narendra Modi and a lavish welcome from the locals – only to then mangle the pronounciation of several key names in his address to a 100,000-strong crowd at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, including that of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Modi in turn mispoke and called him “Doland Trump”. The president dished out lavish praise for the country, hailing its economic progress and thriving Bollywood film industry and celebrating the authoritarian prime minister as “very tough”, winning a huge cheer from the crowd in pledging to snuff … Continue reading Donald Trump has arrived in India where he received a bear hug from Narendra Modi and a lavish welcome from the locals

One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus

One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus as authorities began a sweeping campaign inside the city to seek out patients infected with the virus. Liu Zhiming had taken part in the battle against the virus from the start and had made important contributions in fighting and controlling Covid-19, the Wuhan municipal health commission said. During that process, “unfortunately he became infected and passed away at 10:54 Tuesday morning at the age of 51 after all-out efforts to save him failed”, the commission said. The Federal Judges Association is meanwhile holding an emergency meeting on Tuesday … Continue reading One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus

Antarctica has had its highest recorded temperature of 18.3C

Antarctica has had its highest recorded temperature of 18.3C, beating 2015’s record of 17.5C. The Antarctic Peninsula, where this week’s reading was taken at the Argentine research base Esperanza, is among the world’s fastest warming regions, rising 3C over the past 50 years. Paul was found in late October curled up on the still-smoking ground after fire tore through a nature reserve at Lake Cathie, 250 miles north of Sydney. A firefighter rushed him to the nearby Port Macquarie koala hospital. After 13 weeks of intensive care, including a month in the home of a 24-hour carer, and dozens of … Continue reading Antarctica has had its highest recorded temperature of 18.3C

New video from an Idaho storage company has raised questions about the disappearance of two missing children

New video from an Idaho storage company has raised questions about the disappearance of two missing children after their mother was found with her new husband in Hawaii, following a string of mysterious deaths.  The video, released by Self Storage Plus in Rexburg, Idaho, shows the mother, Lori Vallow, entering the storage facilities on multiple occasions after signing a rental agreement in October of last year. There were contradictory reports over the doctor’s death, after the same Chinese media reported he was still alive. Journalists and doctors at the scene told the BBC government officials had intervened in official state … Continue reading New video from an Idaho storage company has raised questions about the disappearance of two missing children

Explosive new documents show the US government knew a weather map used by Donald Trump was doctored

Explosive new documents show the US government knew a weather map used by Donald Trump was doctored, despite publicly defending the president’s false claims about a hurricane striking Alabama. In September last year, Mr Trump repeatedly claimed wrongly that Alabama would “most likely” be struck by Hurricane Dorian, a category five storm which devastated the Bahamas. The group, all believed to be aged under 12, were riding their bikes to get ice cream when a four-wheel-drive is alleged to have ploughed into them. Four of the children died at the scene, and the fifth, a 10-year-old-boy, is in hospital with … Continue reading Explosive new documents show the US government knew a weather map used by Donald Trump was doctored