Guatemalan comedian wins presidency in landslide - no joke

Jimmy Morales, a former TV comedian who has never held office, swept to power in Guatemalas presidential election on Sunday (25 October) after milking public anger over a corruption scandal that deepened distrust of the countrys political establishment. Oct 26, 2015

Hurricane Patricia: Texas hit by major flash flooding

Thousands have been left without power in the US State of Texas, after the remnants of Hurricane Patrica battered Houston. More than 9 inches of rainfall led to flooding and swelling rivers around the city, after the storm on 25 October. Oct 26, 2015