Man rams car into Russian consulate gates in Cyprus, attempts to storm building

An attacker has rammed the gates of the Honorary Russian Consulate in the Cypriot city of Limassol and then attempted to break into the building, TASS reports. The man was detained by the consulate’s security and handed over to the police, who so far are not treating the incident as a terrorist act. There were […]

How Zisis’ fish in a cone is taking Athens’ food scene by storm

Alex King August 1, 2018 Share this article In the midst of Greece’s financial crisis, Zisis Papazisis’ ‘fish in a cone’ is helping keep busy Athenians well-fed on the run. Just like his grandparents did. The chef, a finalist in Urban Adventures’ first ever global street food awards, talks to Alex King. The best stories […]

Storm floods Atlanta freeway, strands motorists (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A severe thunderstorm moving through northern Georgia has caused flash flooding on major roads in Atlanta, stranding motorists during the evening rush hour. Thunderstorm warnings on Friday afternoon predicted 60 mph (96 kph) winds and 1-inch (2.5 cm) hail. The heavy storm dumped over 2 inches (5 cm) of rain on the city in less […]

Peru fans storm tiny World Cup host city Saransk before Denmark clash (VIDEOS)

Peruvian fans turned the streets of Saransk – the smallest of the World Cup host cities – into a giant Latin American carnival as they marched towards Mordovia Arena to watch their team face Denmark. Peru are appearing at their first World Cup finals since 1982, and their fans have been out in force to […]

Lost Opportunity?: NASA rover threatened by intense Martian dust storm

Fears for NASA’s Opportunity rover are growing after engineers lost contact with Mars’ oldest mechanical explorer during a raging dust storm. NASA confirmed that Opportunity’s subsystems had been knocked off as the Martian storm, which is enveloping the Red Planet and blocking out the sun, continues to intensify. Solar power is essential for the rover […]

Trump sets off Twitter storm after requesting thanks for firing James Comey

US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Americans should thank him for firing former FBI director James Comey backfired somewhat, setting off another Twitter storm. Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon, wondering why Americans had not yet started to thank him for Comey’s firing and suggesting that they should start expressing their gratitude soon. When will people […]

John Goodman Sidesteps Roseanne Storm to Avoid 'Causing More Trouble'

John Goodman is weighing in on the stunning fall of Roseanne. In paparazzi footage obtained by ETOnline.com on Wednesday night, the series’ patriarch remarked that he’d “rather say nothing than to cause more trouble.” He refused to get into specifics when asked about the incendiary tweet published by his leading lady Roseanne Barr that triggered the cancellation, only saying, […]

Massive storm hammers US Northeast, killing 3 and leaving hundreds of thousands without power

Emily Arnold via REUTERS Hundreds of thousands of people remained without power in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday after ferocious storms packing fierce winds and hail battered the region, killing three people. Some 360,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were without power, tracking service PowerOutage.us said. Local news showed […]

Cruise ship storm sees passengers ‘thrown into walls’ and vomiting

Cruise ship holidays often face difficult weather when out at sea, battling cyclones and storms. They can leave passengers struggling onboard with sea sickness and falling objects. Passenger Jessica Grace posted a video showing a P&O Australia ship during a storm, with doors being slammed open as the liner battled strong waves. It also showed […]