Wildfires reminder that climate change will harm West forever

One of us is a former politician, an Outward Bound instructor who became a senator. The other is a professional athlete, a snowboarder who climbed and rode mountains long before going to Capitol Hill to meet with policymakers on climate. There’s one place we both love to congregate: on snow-covered mountains, from the high peaks of the Himalaya to the […]

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Curious golden retriever joins restaurant staff and helps win tug of war

A playful dog couldn't hold his excitement when he saw a group of people playing tug of war on the street. The curious golden retriever was having his daily stroll with his owner in the neighbourhood of Chongqing, southwestern China. In a viral video seen more than 550,000 times on Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter, they walk past a […]

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Scumbag paedo convicted for second time after he installed kids’ apps on phone

A convicted paedophile scumbag who downloaded apps popular with children while he was on a suspended sentence has now been jailed. William Rennie, 37, escaped a prison term earlier this year despite being caught with child abuse images. He had already been made the subject of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order (SOPO) in 2011, StokeonTrentLive reports. But he failed to […]

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Teacher, 26, dies suddenly as sister pens emotional note to ‘my rock’

Heartbreaking tributes have poured in for a young teacher who died suddenly during the October break. Jennifer Stirling, 26, died last week to the shock of her friends, family, and school colleagues. The primary school teacher, who worked at Wishaw Primary School in Motherwell, Scotland, has left the community “shattered”. Headteacher Catherine Barr said the P3 teacher was “greatly loved […]

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How world leaders from Britain to China are watching the U.S. election

While the world will be closely watching the U.S. election, some countries will be watching more closely than others. A number of world leaders have a personal stake in the outcome, with their fortunes depending heavily on the success — or failure — of President Donald Trump. Perhaps none has so much riding on a Trump victory as Israel’s prime […]

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