Alexander Van der Bellen takes unbeatable lead in Austrias presidential election

Alexander Van der Bellen takes unbeatable lead in Austrias presidential election

Austria’s polling stations have closed following the presidential elections on 4 December. The first projection put independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen at 53.6%, ahead of far-right Freedom Party’s Norbert Hofer with 46,4%. 6.4 million Austrians were asked to cast their vote again following the annulment of the first election in April because of irregularities in the postal votes.The final election results are expected within the next two days. Dec 4, 2016
Thunderstorms leave 35,000 homes without power in Queensland, Australia

Thunderstorms leave 35,000 homes without power in Queensland, Australia

Queensland has been hit by heavy rainfall and thunderstorms over the last days, leaving 35,000 homes without power.Flights from Brisbane Airport were delayed. One teenager was injured when he was struck by lightning.Meteorologists warn that several more storms are on their way to Brisbane. Dec 4, 2016
Snowstorms lead to Hawaii receiving blizzard warnings

Snowstorms lead to Hawaii receiving blizzard warnings

Hawaii has been surprised by heavy snowfall over the last few days.Time-lapse footage filmed by the Canada France Hawaii Telescope shows a snow storm on Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s highest point.The access road to the top of the mountain had to closed because of snow and dangerous fog. Dec 4, 2016
Finchley robbery: Pensioner shoved into north London road in handbag theft

Finchley robbery: Pensioner shoved into north London road in handbag theft

Metropolitan police has released CCTV footage of a man robbing an elderly woman in East Finchley.The woman in her 80s was robbed around 3pm on 1 March in Thomas More Way.A man can be seen following her before pulling her to the ground and taking her handbag.He then fled the crime scene in a grey Volkswagen Golf.The woman was taken to hospital with injuries to her face and knee. Dec 4, 2016