Fires near Cape Town force evacuations

Fires near Cape Town force evacuations

Fires in the countryside east of Cape Town forced evacuations, including in the popular resort town of Knysna, on June 7, local media reported. Video posted to a social media website showed a building in Knysna burning while flames engulfed the hillsides around the town. 18 days ago
French President Macron: Make our planet great again

French President Macron: Make our planet great again

French President Emmanuel Macron categorically ruled out any renegotiation of the Paris climate accords on June 1 and said US President Donald Trumps decision to withdraw would harm American interests and citizens. During a televised address, the recently elected president echoed Trumps election slogan to convey his message, saying Wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: Make our planet great again. 24 days ago
Police officer plays divine game of football with Irish nun

Police officer plays divine game of football with Irish nun

Garda OConnell of the Henry St Community Policing Unit in Limerick city was spotted in a tense standoff with a member of the Dominican Sisters in Limerick during the Our Lady of Limerick Triduum and Festival. A video of the game was shared to Facebook by the Garda Siochanas Southern Region page on 31 May.  23 days ago
Dolphins are intelligent enough to operate touchscreens

Dolphins are intelligent enough to operate touchscreens

The eight-foot screen was created complete with dolphin friendly apps and keyboard so the animals in the aquarium could interact with it. With the device, researchers have developed a range of studies to better understand dolphin vocal learning, their capacity for symbolic communication and how their behaviour changes when they are able to use the computer to make requests—for specific videos, images and interactive games etc. 23 days ago