Chinese New Year explained

Chinese New Year explained

On 28 January, the year of the rooster will be begin, and millions will celebrate the Chinese New Year. But what is the festival that is observed worldwide? 1 day ago
Who are the world’s eight richest people?

Who are the world’s eight richest people?

Eight of the worlds richest individuals own as much wealth as the worlds poorest 3.6 billion people, an Oxfam report has revealed as top executives, financiers, politicians and the super-rich gather in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forums (WEF) annual meeting. The gap between the rich and the poor was branded obscene by the anti-poverty group, which also called for a step towards an alternative human economy that meets the needs of both the planet and its people. So who are the people holding this amount of wealth? 1 day ago
At least five people shot dead at BPM music festival in Mexico

At least five people shot dead at BPM music festival in Mexico

At least five people were shot dead and nine others wounded at a nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in the early hours of 16 January. The BPM music festival is dance music event, with an after-party hosted at the Blue Parrot nightclub. The video shows a person lying in the street, with people fleeing down the street or hiding behind tables and chairs. The festival organisers said that three members of the BPM security team lost their lives while trying to protect those inside the venue. 1 day ago