Marine Le Pen: The European Union will die

Marine Le Pen: The European Union will die

The European Union will “die”, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on 26 March, promising to shield France from globalization as she sought to fire up her supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway.Buoyed by the unexpected election of Donald Trump in the United States and by Britains vote to leave the EU, the leader of the eurosceptic and anti-immigrant National Front (FN) party, told the rally in Lille that the French election would be the next step in what she called a global rebellion of the people. 27 days ago
Watch the moment daring rescuers pull freezing fisherman from Estonian lake

Watch the moment daring rescuers pull freezing fisherman from Estonian lake

Estonian rescuers managed to help a stranded fisherman to safety at Lake Harku on 23 March after he fell through the ice. The rescuers pushed their board over the thawing spring ice to reach him, falling in themselves. They managed to pull the freezing fisherman onto the board and push him off the lake to safety. 27 days ago
Carrie Lam becomes first woman to win Hong Kongs Chief Executive election

Carrie Lam becomes first woman to win Hong Kongs Chief Executive election

Carrie Lam won Hong Kong’s Chief Executive election on 26 March, and will become the first female to assume the role when she takes the oath of office on 1 July. The former Chief Secretary was awarded 777 votes by a 1,149-person committee, beating rivals John Tsang and Woo Kwok-hing. Pro-democracy political group Demosisto announced that they would stage a “large civil disobedience protest” on the day of Lam’s ascension to office. 27 days ago
Kangaroos in beach boxing match before Cyclone Debbie

Kangaroos in beach boxing match before Cyclone Debbie

Two kangaroos decided to have a quick boxing match on the beach at Cape Hillsborough National Park, Queensland, Australia, before Cyclone Debbie batters the East coast. About 25,000 people have been told to evacuate as the cyclone is expected to intensify to a Category 4 system, carrying wind up to 150mph (240k/h.) 28 days ago