California’s iconic Highway 101 in Santa Barbara reopened on Sunday nearly two weeks after it was covered with 3.7m of debris from mudslides, and a day after the discovery of a missing woman’s body pushed the death toll to 21.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the first step yesterday towards forging a new conservative-led coalition when she met with party leaders to draw up a framework for the negotiations.
Catalonia’s parliament has nominated former leader Carles Puigdemont, sacked by Spain for unilaterally declaring independence, as candidate to rule the region in a sign of defiance to Madrid and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s government.
Some of the girls wear hijabs, others are barefoot and the sandy pitch is marked out in charcoal. But the 14 players could be Ghana’s rugby stars of the future.
Britain’s anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party was in chaos yesterday after its leader Henry Bolton refused to resign despite calls from a string of senior colleagues.