Michelle Obama heartbreak: Ex-FLOTUS in shock demand to children – ‘Don’t look at me!’ | World | News

During an emotional discussion with Oprah Winfrey, the ex-FLOTUS outlined what she felt her children needed to do after they grew up in the White House. The couple have two children - Sasha and Malia. They were with them during the Obama’s eight-year stay in the White House.Barack sealed two terms as US President between 2008 and 2016.But speaking to Oprah during the host’s ‘2020 Vision:...

Coronavirus: Cruise ship turned away from five countries allowed to dock in Cambodia – latest news | World news

Chinese academics have launched an online petition challenging Beijing on freedom of speech in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the South China Morning Post reports. They are calling for the day whistle-blowing doctor Li Wenliang died to become a national day for freedom of speech, and want the government to protect freedom of speech. The death of Li, who was threatened by security forces...

Parasite: The South Korean film wowing the world | South Korea News

Seoul, South Korea - In the world of South Korean entertainment, few things are generating as much buzz and national pride as Parasite. The class-conscious dark comedy has been wildly successful around the world. Since its release, Parasite has grossed more than $160.8m worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, a revenue tracking service. It has also taken home the prestigious Cannes Film...

Edinburgh brothers set rowing world records in the Atlantic

Image copyright Atlantic Campaigns Image caption Lachlan, Jamie and Ewan MacLean have become the first three brothers to row any ocean, and the youngest trio to ever row the Atlantic Three brothers from Scotland have set three world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days.Jamie, Ewan and Lachlan MacLean are the first three brothers to row any ocean, and the youngest trio and the...

Canada beats Finland in world juniors to face Russia in gold medal game – National

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Canada was looking for payback.The national team got it, and then some, in a dominant wire-to-wire performance Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.The Canadians scored three times before their semifinal with Finland was four minutes old in cruising to a 5-0 victory that sets up a mouth-watering gold-medal showdown with Russia on Sunday.Alexis Lafreniere...

Saudi Aramco: The world has its first $2 trillion company

The stock gained 10% for a second consecutive day, reaching 38.70 riyals ($10.32) per share before giving up some of its gains.Saudi Aramco has gained roughly $300 billion in value since its shares debuted on the Riyadh stock exchange on Monday in the biggest initial public offering on record. It's by far the most valuable company in the world, dwarfing runner up Apple, which is worth around...

Outrage after Colombia riot police force young woman into unmarked car | World news

Outrage has erupted in Colombia after a young woman participating in anti-government protests was grabbed by riot police in body armour, forced into an unmarked vehicle and driven away. Video of the incident showed the woman sobbing and screaming “Help! The police have kidnapped me!” through the window of the black Chevrolet sedan as it drove away from the demonstration near the National...

‘Russia pariah of world sport’, says sports writer David Walsh – Channel 4 News

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from all global sport for the next four years. The ruling means Russia’s flag and anthem will not be allowed at next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games or at the football World Cup in Qatar in 2022. Russian athletes who can prove they were not involved in the doping scandal could be allowed to complete under a neutral flag. The agency found that Russia...

Gunman shoots dead six in Czech hospital then kills himself | World news

A gunman has killed six people in a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava before fleeing and fatally shooting himself. It was the worst shooting in the Czech Republic, where gun crime is relatively rare, since a man shot eight people dead and then killed himself at a restaurant in Uherský Brod in 2015. It was unclear what motivated the shooting, which happened in the early...

Chile missing aeroplane: Antartica-bound plane with 38 passengers disappears | World | News

The Hercules C130 aircraft took off at 4.55pm local time (7.55pm GMT) from Punta Arenas in Chile. However, the operators lost contact shortly after take off at around 6pm.The plane disappeared from radar and a search and rescue operation has now been launched.The aircraft disappeared when it was flying over Drake Passage, a region of water which connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.A...