We spoke to James Elder who is a spokesperson for Unicef. He’s working in Rafah City in the south of Gaza.
Tributes have poured in for the Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan, who has died at the age of 65, after being diagnosed with encephalitis. His unique mix of punk rock and Irish folk created some remarkable music, including his best known hit Fairytale of New York, which became a Christmas classic.
Two more freed hostages are on their way back to Israel – amid hopes that the truce in Gaza will be extended. Around 161 people are still thought to be held captive by Hamas, which the UK designates as a proscribed terrorist organisation.
Conditions continue to deteriorate at major hospitals across northern Gaza, cut off by the intense fighting between Israel and Hamas. A Palestinian official says three premature babies have now died at Gaza’s biggest hospital, al-Shifa, because there is no power for incubators. And the second biggest, al-Quds, has suspended operations. Israel continues to bomb supposedly…
Labour says it won’t sack shadow cabinet members who rebel against the party’s position on the Israel-Hamas conflict.
Australian voters have emphatically rejected their government’s plans to empower the country’s indigenous people.
Aid workers are battling to get food and medicine to survivors five days after the floods in Libya that are thought to have killed more than eleven-thousand people. Around ten-thousand people are still missing and Libyans want to know why warnings about the state of Darnah’s dams were not acted upon.
As the death toll grows, so too does the anger – and a country divided by the legacy of civil war is now united in its call for accountability.
International aid is slowly starting to arrive in eastern Libya – amid fears that tens of thousands are buried under mud and rubble.
Storm Daniel has devastated parts of Libya, as catastrophic flooding has killed thousands.
Thirty years after the teenager Stephen Lawrence was murdered by a racist gang – a new immersive theatrical experience has just opened, set on the same bus he was waiting for before he was killed.
Roads, railways and subway lines across the Spanish capital Madrid have been shut down, and residents urged to stay at home – after torrential rain caused widespread flooding. Police and firefighters were called to around 1,200 incidents in central Spain, while rescuers are searching for a missing father whose vehicle got caught up in an…
The Chancellor has promised to spend whatever it takes – but it appears any repairs to schools affected by the concrete safety crisis will have to be funded from existing budgets.
With some schools scrambling to make contingencies, now hospitals are also in the spotlight over the use of aerated concrete.
The government says it wants to see millions more of us leading active lives by 2030. And today it published its plan for a National Physical Activity Taskforce to help achieve that in England.