RIOT cops fired bullets, tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades at pro-democracy protestors in Myanmar killing at least 18 people, revealed the United Nations. The UN's human rights office said it had received "credible information" that throughout Sunday state police fired live ammunition into crowds leading to multiple deaths and leaving dozens more injured. Deaths were reported in cities including Yangon, Dawei and Mandalay leading to the highest single-day death toll among those demanding the restoration of Aung San Suu Kyi following a military coup. "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters," said UN spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani. Across the country, protesters wearing plastic work helmets and with makeshift shields faced-off with police and soldiers dressed head-to-toe in battle gear. Social media footage showed protesters running away as … [Read more...] about Cops fire on protesters in Myanmar killing at least 18 on deadliest day of anti-coup rallies
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Ajay Nair, news reporter The wedding of the year is fast approaching - but who will be there to witness the happy couple tie the knot on Saturday? Meghan Markle confirmed on Thursday that her father, Thomas Markle, would not be in attendance and would be left to "focus on his health" instead. The guest list has been open to much speculation, but a host of celebrities are expected and about 600 people have been invited to the ceremony. Additionally, 2,640 people have been invited to celebrate inside the castle walls even though they will not be part of the congregation. Advertisement They will, however, receive a sausage roll and a cup of tea. The guest list includes 1,200 young people and others who have served their communities, 200 people from charities and organisations that the couple have a close association with, and 100 pupils from two local schools. More from Royal Wedding 2018 Royal wedding: Follow along with the full order of … [Read more...] about Who’s going to Harry and Meghan’s wedding?
She's as synonymous with her incredible physique as she is for her acting skills. And Halle Berry showed just how she maintains her age-defying figure as she expertly did a series of sit-ups while hanging upside down from a punching bag. In pictures shared to her Instagram on Friday, the 54-year-old actress appeared on fine form as she worked on her core strength amid the gruelling workout. Work it: Halle Berry showed just how she maintains her age-defying figure as she expertly did a series of sit-ups while hanging upside down from a punching bag Halle appeared in full concentration mode as she hung from the bag using just her intertwined ankles. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Halle Berry drinks wine in bed after inking deal to star in... Angela Bassett, 62, is sensational in purple Dolce & Gabbana... Kate Hudson takes selfie with masked hair and make-up team... Halle Berry reveals her first-ever kiss was with a … [Read more...] about Halle Berry, 54, showcases her amazing upper body strength as she does sit-ups while hanging upside down from a punching bag
The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a boy, Prince Harry has announced. Speaking in the grounds of the royals' Windsor estate, he said: "It was amazing. Absolutely incredible. I'm so proud of my wife. "It's been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined. "How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. "We're both absolutely thrilled and so grateful for all the love and support from everybody out there, it's been amazing, so we just wanted to share this with everybody." Advertisement Prince Harry, who was present at the birth, said the couple were "still thinking about names" for their son. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Landmarks including the National Theatre, the London Eye and the BT Tower have lit up in honour of the new Royal baby He said: "The baby was a little bit overdue so we've had a little bit of time to think about it. More from UK … [Read more...] about Meghan gives birth: Prince Harry says he is ‘so proud’ of his wife after son’s arrival
USA women's footballer Alex Morgan has signed for Tottenham Hotspur Women on a sensational loan deal, and is set to light up the WSL. In her homeland, the 31-year-old is revered for her goalscoring exploits that have helped her country win the last two Women's World Cup tournaments. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) On top of that, the Californian-native, nicknamed 'Baby Horse', has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated no fewer than three times - baring the flesh in their highly anticipated swimsuit edition and once going completely nude wearing just body paint. But Morgan is more than just a pretty face , having broken down the boundaries for the women's game. She was the first female star to appear on a cover of the FIFA video game series. SHE'S MARKETABLE Blessed with good looks, Morgan knows her commercial worth. And she isn't afraid to … [Read more...] about Tottenham signing Alex Morgan is groundbreaking footballer, magazine pin-up, movie star and two-time World Cup winner