Vendee Globe sets sail

Sailing’s most demanding solo, non-stop circumnavigation race around the world got underway on Saturday. Thousands of spectators gathered at the


Hoefl-Reisch triumphs in Levi

Maria Hoefl-Riesch showed no signs of a nagging hip injury on Saturday as the Olympic champion won a slalom event in Levi, Finland. The 27-year-old

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Prison riot in Sri Lanka

27 people were killed and 43 people injured during a riot in Sri Lanka’s biggest prison in Colombo. The inmates managed to take control of part of


Guatemala quake victims buried

Funerals have been taking place of residents killed in an earthquake in Guatemala earlier this week. More than 50 people died in and around the