Boris Johnson says Britain needs to think afresh on Syria

Boris Johnson says Britain needs to think afresh on Syria

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday (January 26) a change of strategy over Syria would present risks and downsides but a fresh approach was needed. The former Mayor of London indicated the UK has changed its approach to Assad. Jan 27, 2017
Shia LaBeouf returns to art protest after arrest

Shia LaBeouf returns to art protest after arrest

Actor and activist Shia LaBeouf returned to his performance art project at the Museum of Moving Image on 26 January, after being arrested earlier in the day. LaBeouf got involved in an altercation outside the New York museum where he was chanting He will not divide us during a live-streamed protest against President Donald Trump, police said. LaBeouf was released after being charged with misdemeanour assault and harassment. Jan 27, 2017
Chile battles worst forest fires in modern history

Chile battles worst forest fires in modern history

At least 7,000 people have lost their homes and 7 people have died in Chile on 26 January, as the country battles some of the worst forest fires in its history. There are 85 fires burning, with 35 of control, covering 190,000 hectares (469,500 acres). A nearly decade-long drought combined with record high temperatures have created tinder-dry conditions, and it is thought some of the fires may have been started deliberately. Jan 27, 2017
Plane crashes into Perth river killing two during Australia Day

Plane crashes into Perth river killing two during Australia Day

Amateur footage shows the moment a plane crashed into the Swan River on 26 January, killing both passengers on board. Police have named 52-year-old Peter Lynch and his colleague and partner 30-year-old Endah Cakrawati as the two on board the light plane. According to the police, emergency services were on the scene within minutes but were unable to save the pair. Jan 27, 2017