Up to 20 injured as train derails in northern Pakistan – report

At least eight carriages of the Peshawar-bound Khushhal Express derailed near Attock in northern Pakistan, local media reported, citing the railway company on Sunday morning. Geo News says that at least 20 people were injured in the incident, while Daily Pakistan reports around 15 casualties, adding that nine carriages had derailed. Rail traffic was reportedly […]

Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

Taliban captures 8 police security posts in northern Afghanistan amid insurgents' offensive – report

Taliban militants have captured eight police security posts in northern Afghanistan amid an insurgents’ offensive that continues in the conflict-ridden country, local media report. The clashes in Sari-Pul province started on Sunday night, local officials confirmed to TOLOnews, adding that the militants had attacked the area from three directions. “If the government does not send […]

Magical Majorca: Take in Palma and the Island’s rugged northern coast on a sunshine break

Playa de Muro beach with wooden pier. (Image: GETTY) I was in Majorca with my family, staying at the Iberostar Alcudia Park on the seafront at Playa de Muro beach, a 40-minute drive from Palma Airport. And if you can tear yourself away from the fun fit for millionaires in the hotel, it’s an ideal […]

Magical Majorca: Take in Palma and the Island’s rugged northern coast on a sunshine break

Playa de Muro beach with wooden pier. (Image: GETTY) I was in Majorca with my family, staying at the Iberostar Alcudia Park on the seafront at Playa de Muro beach, a 40-minute drive from Palma Airport. And if you can tear yourself away from the fun fit for millionaires in the hotel, it’s an ideal […]

Northern Japan hit by 6.7 magnitude earthquake

A powerful earthquake has rocked the Japanese city of Sapporo, the capital of the northern Hokkaido prefecture. The magnitude 6.7 quake struck 112 kilometers south of the city at an approximate depth of 32 kilometers, according to the US geological service (USGS). The earthquake took place around 03:07 (local time) (18:07 GMT). No damage or […]

Streets submerged, cars swept away as flash flooding strikes northern Italy (VIDEOS)

Sudden violent storms brought an onslaught of flash flooding to parts of northern Italy on Saturday, submerging streets and sweeping cars away in the province of Verona. Footage from the town of Negrar shows vehicles floating in the floodwaters, while videos shared on social media by residents show cars struggling to drive on through flooded […]

UK house prices: This Northern city has seen biggest rise in property value – is it yours?

UK house prices have seen the biggest growth in one particular area of the country, which is located in the north. Burnley, a town in the north west of England, has seen the most significant rise in house prices per square metre, according to new data. Homes in this part of the country have increased […]