LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday (August 20) of “natural causes” at the age of 91, his family said. Continue reading
Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on Monday (January 16) in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading
Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates says his charity foundation will invest $5 billion over the next five years in African development, with a focus on health initiatives.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.
Greek non-governmental organisations (NGOs) join forces and feed lunch to thousands using more than a ton of “ugly” vegetables and fruits that would have been thrown out.
The Italian coastguard says nearly 4,700 migrants were rescued from boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday, releasing video of the rescue operations at sea.
German navy ships rescue over 1,000 refugees from the Mediterranean as part of a European Union operation that saved over 3,000 in one day.
Italy’s Finance Police release aerial video showing migrants being rescued from a packed boat adrift at sea.