Pakistan oil tanker fire ‘kills scores’

Pakistan oil tanker fire ‘kills scores’

At least 100 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local media report. They say dozens of people were badly burned as they tried to collect fuel leaking from the vehicle. Those injured are being treated in hospital. Firefighters are now at the scene tackling […]

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan

Media captionThe rescue team has been searching for missing people The bodies of 15 people have been found after a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China left more than 12 people missing, state media say. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at […]

Muslims on India train assaulted ‘because they ate beef’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trains in Haryana – like the rest of India – can be notoriously overcrowded A man arrested in India for being part of a mob that attacked a group of four Muslim teenagers on a train has said on TV that he was goaded into it by others because […]

Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Meng Meng and Jiao Qing will be presented to the public at Berlin zoo on 6 July Two giant pandas have landed safely in Berlin accompanied by Chinese panda specialists and a ton of bamboo. Meng Meng and Jiao Qing were welcomed at Berlin’s Schoenefeld airport by Berlin’s mayor, […]

China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan

Media captionThe rescue team has been searching for missing people More than 120 people are missing after a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 06:00 local time (22:00 GMT Friday). Rescue […]

New Zealand outclass British and Irish Lions

New Zealand outclass British and Irish Lions

Media playback is not supported on this device New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions: Gatland rues errors in loss New Zealand snuffed out the British and Irish Lions’ hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display at Eden Park to take what looks like an iron grip on the three-Test series. A breathless […]

China landslide leaves at least 140 missing in Sichuan

Media captionThe rescue team has been searching for missing people More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 06:00 local time (22:00 GMT Friday). […]

New Zealand to take on British and Irish Lions

Peter O’Mahony captains the Lions after struggling to secure a place in the Ireland team for much of last season Scrum-half Conor Murray says Saturday’s first Test against New Zealand is the biggest game of his career – this is surely the case for every British and Irish Lions player. By common consent, the Lions […]

China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

Image copyright AFP PHOTO/CCTV Image caption Rescue teams are trying to locate and pull out the missing More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at […]

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating US student

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Warmbier was put on trial for allegedly stealing a propaganda sign The North Korean government has denied mistreating US student Otto Warmbier, who fell into a coma while being held in prison in the communist state. Mr Warmbier died without recovering on Monday, having been brought back to the […]