Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical treatment, in his third such visit this year, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
On Easter, Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint and condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack after leading mass in St. Peter’s Square. Saskia O’Donoghue reports
Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message Sunday and called for world leaders to prevent the spead of conflict.
Roads and bridges lay in destruction as the death toll following a landslide in Colombia’s southwestern border province rises to over 200 with hundreds more injured. Saskia O’Donoghue reports Continue reading
Gibraltar has accused Spain of manipulating the EU for its own political interests as Brexit negotiations begin. Saskia O’Donoghue reports Continue reading
Reports say up to 16 people have been arrested across France in connection with the robbery at gunpoint of reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Paris in October. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
Rapper Coolio has escaped a prison sentence after pleading guilty to carrying an unlawful weapon. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading