People visiting the center of Paris, France now are being treated to a very unusual sight. One of the city's most famous landmarks, the Arc de Triomphe, is completely wrapped up in silvery-blue fabric.
Published in September 2021
Gas stations across the UK are running out of fuel, leading to huge lines of people looking for gas. The government is working on the problem, but a quick solution isn't likely. The country doesn't have enough truck drivers to deliver the needed fuel.
Tens of thousands of farmers blocked highways and railroad lines across India on Monday, continuing their protest against the government's new farming laws. The protesting farmers were supported by the country's opposition political parties.
A tight race in Germany's election could mean a long process to decide who will lead the country. Iceland's election nearly gave Europe its first parliament with more women than men. Today, NFK takes a look at these recent elections.
Climate Strike, Haitian Migrants, & a Slackline Walk
In today's news roundup, young people around the world take part in a global climate strike, a US plan sending thousands of migrants back to Haiti upsets many people, and a French athlete takes a walk off the Eiffel Tower, high above the River Seine.
Canary Island Volcano Creates Dangerous Lava River
A volcano began erupting on Sunday in the Canary Islands, sending lava, smoke and ash into the surrounding area. The eruption has forced thousands of people from their homes. Scientists say the eruption could continue for weeks.
Justin Trudeau has been elected to a third term as Canada's prime minister, and Russian President Vladimir Putin's party has swept to victory in Russia's parliamentary elections. Today, NFK takes a look at these recent elections.
Fire fighters have protected several massive sequoia trees in California by covering their bases with a foil-like wrap to protect them. In spite of the intense wildfires, fire fighters have so far been able to save some of the most famous of these trees.
Last Wednesday, Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom announced an agreement that will give Australia nuclear submarine technology. The move has annoyed China, which often opposes the US, and it has shocked and upset France - a strong US ally.
News Roundup: Elections, Female Judges, & Potty-Trained Cows
In today's news roundup, Canada gets ready for a national election on Monday, Norway's election leads to a change of government, India's Supreme Court gets a record number of female judges, and scientists potty-train cows.
Last night, a group of four "ordinary" people blasted off into space in the first space mission with no professional astronauts. The four will remain in space, circling the Earth for three days before splashing down this weekend.