April 14, 2021

World

A Buddhist monk who was trapped for four days inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand has been rescued by divers.

A teenager saved another boy's life from 800 miles away after watching him crash his quad bike live on TikTok.

More than 4,000 COVID deaths have been recorded in a single day in Brazil, with one doctor comparing the country's crisis to a "biological Fukushima".

The US government is offering $500,000 (£360,000) in prize money for people to design a new generation of face masks.

The US government is offering $500,000 (£360,000) in prize money for people to design a new generation of face masks.

Irate Parisians have accused the mayor of negligence - with some sharing images showing areas of their city dirty and rundown.

The people involved in a naked photoshoot on a high-rise balcony in Dubai will be deported, say authorities, after footage of it was widely shared online.

Jordan has banned social media users and all news outlets from publishing anything about the king's half-brother - who has been accused of plotting to destabilise the country.

A beauty pageant winner in Sri Lanka was told she had been disqualified and had her crown taken from her head on stage because she was believed to be divorced.

A beauty pageant winner in Sri Lanka was told she had been disqualified and had her crown taken from her head on stage because she was believed to be divorced.

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