The scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third runway to cross, reroute rivers, replace utilities and build car parks for nearly 50,000 cars.
Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the ‘Wild Boars’ football team from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves - scooped up by the 1.3mn people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand.
The Tamil Nadu government is taking steps to supply drinking water to people, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said yesterday.
An exiled Rwandan opposition leader yesterday claimed that President Paul Kagame’s government had used torture to coerce a terrorism confession from a rebel chief. Last month, Callixte Nsabimana, a spokesman for the insurgent National Liberation Front (FLN)
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, local authorities and the UN said in Geneva yesterday.
Dominic Raab has been eliminated from the contest to be Britain’s next prime minister after the second round of voting by Conservative MPs, but the outsider Rory Stewart will go forward.