The celebrations are just getting started for the world's best female soccer team. The United States women’s national soccer team stepped off their charter plane as conquering heroes after landing in America on Monday. A day after capturing the Women’s World Cup in France on Sunday, the squad’s plane touched down at Newark Airport, and they made sure to savor each moment of their triumphant return. The team members disembarked from their plane in a joyous mood. They were greeted at the airport with a water salute as firetrucks sprayed water to honor the soccer heroes. As Queen’s We Are The Champions was playing in the background, the soccer players sang along while preening and hamming it up on the tarmac at Newark. The United States women's national soccer team lands at Newark Airport on Monday afternoon after their arrival from France The team members disembarked from their plane in a joyous mood. They were greeted at the airport with a water salute … [Read more...] about Swapping tea for champagne: Megan Rapinoe raises a glass as the U.S. Women’s national team arrives home with the World Cup, gets a hero’s welcome at a hotel and has a lavish dinner at Nobu ahead of their ticker-tape parade in New York
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A heatwave gripping western Europe is continuing to break records with temperatures in Belgium reaching a record 40.2C (104.3F).The UK is expecting to bake in a record 39C (102.2F) - having already reached 37.7C (99.9F) on Thursday at Kew Gardens in west London and Writtle in Essex, making it Britain's hottest ever day in July and the second hottest day of all time.Elsewhere, a city record has been broken for Paris in France, and national records have been broken in Germany and the Netherlands.Europe's record-breaking temperatures:Paris, France: 40.6C (105.1F)Kleine Brogel, Belgium: 40.2C (104.3F)Geilenkirchen, Germany: 40.5C (104.9F)Eindhoven, the Netherlands: 39.3C (102.7F) Advertisement The temperature hit 40.2C (104.3F) in the Belgian town of Kleine Brogel - passing the 40C mark for the first time since records were kept in 1833.Germany recorded 40.5C (104.9F) in Geilenkirchen, near the Belgian and Dutch borders on Wednesday. More from World New Zealand volcano: Fears of new … [Read more...] about Records broken in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands as heatwave bakes Europe
A new spot the difference puzzle sweeping the web has left even the most eagle-eyed of Brits baffled. The graphic, created by Great Rail Journeys, challenges the public to spot the eight differences in the two Swiss landscapes. Both snaps feature a train journey across a mountainous landscape, but while both may look identical, there are hidden differences between the two. And with a current record of an impressive 58 seconds to beat, the pressure is really on! Scroll down for reveal The latest brainteaser, created by Great Rail Journeys, challenges the nation to spot the eight differences in he two puzzles The puzzle features the iconic Glacier Express railway, which celebrates its 90th birthday next year. It has also recently featured on a episode of The World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys TV series on Channel 5. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Champagne expert reveals how to pour the perfect glass of... Is THIS … [Read more...] about Brainteaser challenges puzzlers to spot the eight differences in the two scenic images – but can YOU beat the 58 second record?
The warming of the Arctic is occurring at a record pace and having a significant impact across the planet, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed in its 2018 Arctic Report Card. Read more: Greenland ice sheet melting at 'exceptional' rate Watch video 04:09 Share Warming most intense in Arctic Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine Permalink https://p.dw.com/p/2neKD Scientists explore intense Arctic warming Effects on ice cover From October 2017 through September 2018, the average temperature in the Arctic was 3.1 Fahrenheit (1.7 Celsius) higher than the 1981-2010 average. "The year 2018 was the second warmest year on record in the Arctic since 1900 after 2016," the report said. Most troubling, the Arctic saw the second-lowest overall sea-ice coverage and the lowest recorded winter ice in the Bering Sea. Older, thick ice is also rapidly disappearing … [Read more...] about Arctic’s record warming propelling ‘broad change’ in climate: study
A LABOUR bigwig has been caught out saying voters “can’t stand” Jeremy Corbyn and revealing his fears for national security under him in a bombshell leaked tape. Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth admitted Labour’s chances of winning seats in the North were “abysmal” and that he “can’t see” Mr Corbyn getting to No10. 'CANT STAND' CORBYN In a humiliating blow for Labour, he was recorded speaking to a friend - believed to be a Kent Conservative Association chairman Greig Baker - on the phone when he made the comments, just days before the election on December 12, Guido Fawkes reports. Mr Ashworth said: “I’ve been going round these national places, it’s dire for Labour. “It’s awful for them and it’s the combination of Corbyn and Brexit….outside of the city seats… it’s abysmal out there… they can’t stand Corbyn and they think Labour’s blocked Brexit. "I think … [Read more...] about Even this Labour bigwig admits voters ‘can’t stand Corbyn’ and fears for national security if he wins election