Theresa May booed and accused of hiding from voters at Bristol election campaign event

Theresa May booed and accused of hiding from voters at Bristol election campaign event

Local residents booed and jeered as Prime Minister Theresa May was driven out of the Hungerford Community Centre and Social Club in Bristol on 2 May. A small election campaign was being held at the centre, but according to local resident Geraint Evans, who shot the video, residents were not aware of the event and only selected people were allowed to attend. May 3, 2017
Texan hero motorists rescue babies from overturned car in flash flood

Texan hero motorists rescue babies from overturned car in flash flood

Two children were rescued from an overturned car on a Texas highway during a torrential rainstorm. The family of Philip Ocheltree reportedly flipped their car into a flooded ditch close to Myrtle Springs on 29 April. A group of passers-by then dragged the children to safety, before helping to resuscitate them. According to a Facebook post by Ocheltree, both the children are now in a stable condition. May 2, 2017
Worker hailed as hero after pulling Felix the cat from Thames

Worker hailed as hero after pulling Felix the cat from Thames

Felix, the office cat of Londons Royal Docks Management Authority, had a lucky escape when she fell into the Thames on 30 April. In a video shared to the Royal Docks Facebook page, a man named as Scott, an engineering and operations manager, is seen rushing to the cats rescue, and pulling it out of the water. Celebrities such as Jeremy Vine were among the many people on social media who praised Scotts actions. May 2, 2017
Venezuelan President Maduro creates popular assembly for constitution rewrite amid more anti-government protests

Venezuelan President Maduro creates popular assembly for constitution rewrite amid more anti-government protests

Venezuelas socialist President Nicolas Maduro has called for a rewriting of the countrys constitution in a bid to quell the ongoing protests against his government. Anti-government protests continued for a second month on May Day, as the opposition want a general election to try to end 18 years of socialist rule. Millions are suffering from chronic food shortages and cannot afford basic medicines due to an economic crisis in the oil rich country. May 2, 2017
Caltrans workers run to avoid dramatic landslide

Caltrans workers run to avoid dramatic landslide

Wendy Kornberg was waiting in traffic and started filming as Caltrans workers ran to avoid a dramatic landslide on 25 April. The hillside gave way above U.S. Highway 101 north of Laytonville, near Leggett, California. Apr 27, 2017
Wheelchair user shares video of harassment: ‘If you was in my shoes you’d be laughing now’

Wheelchair user shares video of harassment: ‘If you was in my shoes you’d be laughing now’

Wheelchair user Becca shared a video on Twitter which showed a man harassing her on the street after claiming he could heal her. The man apparently approached her in the car park of a leisure centre in Gloucester on 25 April and asked her what was wrong before claiming he could heal her. The pair then engaged in a heated argument, which ended with the man telling Becca “you can swear all you want to, that’s just the devil. Apr 27, 2017
Emmanuel Macron booed by crowd and upstaged by Marine Le Pen over Whirlpool factory closure

Emmanuel Macron booed by crowd and upstaged by Marine Le Pen over Whirlpool factory closure

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was booed by employees at a factory slated for closure on 26 April, after being upstaged by political opponent Marine Le Pen. Macrons diary had included a meeting in the chamber of commerce with union representatives from the Whirlpool plant, but Le Pen pulled off a surprise campaign stunt by meeting the picketing workers at the same time. When Macron later went to the factory, he was greeted by boos and chants of President Marine by some in the crowd. Apr 27, 2017
Boris Johnson defends calling Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump

Boris Johnson defends calling Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump

Boris Johnson MP has defended his attack on Jeremy Corbyn MP, after referring to him as a mutton-headed mugwump. The Foreign Secretary accused the Labour leader of being wedded to old fashioned policies on nuclear disarmament and NATO, and said voters need to know he poses a very real threat to the UK in a world that is uncertain and unstable. Apr 27, 2017