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December 27, 2018 9:15 AM Venezuela earthquake: Carabobo ROCKED by 5.6 quake

VENEZUELA has been rocked by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, with residents in the region of Carabobo reporting strong shaking. The 5.6 quake struck at 4.59am local time (8.59am GMT), at a depth of 6.2 miles. Residents left witness reports on earthquake-tracking website CSEM-EMSC. One said: “Very strong in Valencia, Carabobo.” Another said: “It was so strong 76

December 27, 2018 6:53 AM BREAKING: HORROR as BOMB explodes outside Athens church injuring policeman

A BOMB exploded outside a church in Athens, in the neighbourhood of Kolonaki, on Thusrday morning. According to local media, a policeman was injured in the blast, which occurred at 7.10am local time (6.10am GMT) outside the church of Agios Dionysios in Skoufa. According to the head of the police's special guards union, Stavros Mavroidakos, the device 93

December 25, 2018 10:35 AM Crazed knifeman hijacks bus before going on stabbing rampage

A KNIFEMAN has gone on a stabbing spree after hijacking a bus in China. At least five people have been killed in the Christmas Day attack in coastal area of Longan, Fujian province, south of Shanghai. Another 21 are understood to have been injured, although numbers may rise still. The attacker tried to take control of the bus at about 3.20pm local time, before 76

December 24, 2018 3:47 PM Fake Catholic priest unmasked in Spain after 18 years

A man who pretended to be a priest for more than 18 years has been dismissed by the Catholic Church in Spain. Miguel Angel Ibarra carried out weddings and baptisms, first in Colombia and then in southern Spain, despite having never been ordained. Those ceremonies will still be recognised, the Church says, but not his communions or the confessions he heard 76

December 23, 2018 4:16 PM Indonesia volcano eruption map: Where is the volcano erupting? Is Bali affected?

INDONESIA’s latest tsunami is believed to have occurred following an eruption from the Anak Krakatau volcano. But where is the volcano erupting and is Bali affected? At least 222 people have been killed and 843 are injured after the tsunami occurred at at around 9.30pm local time (2.30pm GMT) o Saturday, December 22, government officials confirmed. Members 110

December 23, 2018 1:36 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 MAPPED: Where did tsunami hit, where is the Ring of Fire?

INDONESIA was hit by a tsunami last night, which has injured at least 843 people and killed 222, including members of the popular Indonesian rock band, Seventeen. But where did the tsunami hit and where is the Ring of Fire? The tsunami wave destroyed hundreds of buildings and homes without any warning overnight. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman at Indonesia's 122

December 23, 2018 7:05 AM Indonesia tsunami: HORRIFYING pictures show destruction caused by freak natural disaster

AT LEAST 168 people have been killed and hundreds injured after a tidal wave smashed into the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java last night, following a powerful volcanic eruption. Authorities are warning the death toll is likely to rise. The tsunami struck yesterday at around 9:30pm local time (2:30am GMT). Pictures taken from the region reveal 109

December 22, 2018 7:45 PM Brave face of Bill Turnbull as he reveals his battle against incurable cancer

FORMER BBC Breakfast host Bill Turnbull returned to the show yesterday to reveal his months of gruelling treatment to fight his incurable cancer. Terrific Turnbull was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer in November 2017, but only went public about it in March. He had dismissed his long-term aches and pains as "old age". He went on to endure "relentlessly 100

December 22, 2018 6:36 PM Banksy's 'Season's Greetings' protected with plastic

Banksy's latest work in south Wales has been covered with a protective plastic screen. It appeared on a garage in Port Talbot and depicts a child enjoying snow falling on one side, while the other reveals it is a fire emitting ash. Film star Michael Sheen, who grew up in the area, helped pay for the screen. He is also contributing towards security, media 76

December 21, 2018 3:22 PM Ayrshire Grandpa builds Christmas grotto in loft

Grandad Jimmy Murphy has transformed the loft of his one-bedroom flat into a Christmas grotto. Mr Murphy, 87, builds the grotto as a festive treat for family and friends in Prestwick, Ayrshire. Wife Betty, also 87, provides the carol singing. Every year he decorates the small loft with toys, ornaments, train sets and hundreds of fairy lights 92