In today's news roundup, the Bahamas struggles to recover from Hurricane Dorian, Boris Johnson suffers several defeats, a school takes Harry Potter off its shelves because of its "actual" spells, and a man buys the "most expensive beer in history".
Published in “Year: 2019”
In today's news roundup, Bangladesh moves to limit cell service for Rohingya people, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe died, a student learning to fly makes an emergency landing, and the pope gets stuck in an elevator.
After studying DNA in water collected from Loch Ness, scientist Neil Gemmell has proven that many ideas about the Loch Ness monster simply aren't possible. But he's left one idea open - giant eels.
Electric scooter sharing, which once looked like it would completely change traffic in large cities around the world, is turning out to create just about as many problems as it solves.
Hurricane Dorian pounded the island nation of The Bahamas for nearly two days, causing serious damage. Yesterday, the hurricane's strength lowered slightly, and it finally moved on, heading toward the United States.
Huge numbers of people in Hong Kong have been protesting for three months. At first, the protests were about a single planned law. Now they are about the way police treat protesters, voting rights, and control of Hong Kong's government.
Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament, limiting its power to stop his plans for a "no-deal" Brexit. As a result, the future of the United Kingdom in the European Union is more uncertain than ever.