Parisians take a dip by the Eiffel Tower
26 July 2019 | 1:16 pm
Parisians and tourists use the French capital's picturesque water features to cool off as the second heatwave in less than a month sends temperatures soaring
27 Jun 2020
Thousands crowd the beach in the English coastal town of Bournemouth to soak up the sun on the hottest day of the year as lockdown measures are slowly eased -- but with officials still warning of another surge in COVID-19 cases.
28 Aug 2020
An abandoned quarry in Nigeria's Federal capital territory, Abuja has become a tourist hotspot for fun-loving Nigerian. Known as Crushed Rock, the newfound site sits in the Mpape neighborhood and has been receiving hundreds of visitors from Abuja and its environs.
14 Oct 2020
The Japanese visitor traveled to Peru with plans to see Machu Picchu. Instead, he spent seven months in lockdown. When the local tourism authority heard about his plight, they decided to organize a special visit.
11 Dec 2020
A green coronavirus-induced recovery could help close the emissions gap, but it is not enough for world leaders to meet their goal of limiting warming to well below 2C.
21 Mar 2021
In many regions of Europe, pandemic contact restrictions remain tight. Authorities fear the spread of new coronavirus variants. But in the Spanish city of Madrid, things still seem to be easy-going. And word has gotten around – to tourists.
15 Mar 2021
Benjamin Briere drove his van from France to Iran. Now, he's facing many years in an Iranian jail, having been accused of espionage and propaganda.
4 Apr 2021
Travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic have left Paris with only a fraction of its usual tourists. The slump has cost the French capital and its surrounding region more than €15 billion in losses. Also in the show: French prosecutors call for jail time and a €2 million fine in a case that accuses Ikea France of spying on its employees.
16 May 2021
The Titanic is being brought back from the deep, more than a century after its ill-fated maiden voyage, at a Chinese theme park where tourists can soon splash out for a night on a fullscale replica.
18 May 2021
Tourists soak up the sun in Crete, a day after Greece's official tourist season began. The opening of the tourism sector comes as Greeks are allowed to move freely within the country for the first time since November.
1 Jun 2021
Benjamin Briere will be sent for trial after he was charged by Iranian authorities with espionage and propaganda. His sister has pleaded with France's president to intervene.
24 Jun 2021
Otters at Oregon Zoo enjoy an ice bath as the temperature in Portland reached 35°C on Monday. The mercury is expected to rise as high as 42°C during the week. "Set the A/C to ottermatic," the zoo cheekily posted on its Facebook page.
4 Jul 2021
The US National Weather Service has said the heat wave "will likely be one of the most extreme in recorded history" for parts of the region, as people are warned to take precautions against "life threatening" heat.
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The former human rights minister of Pakistan was arrested, prompting protests from her supporters before she was later released. She was a close aide of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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The COP15 conference is meeting to address issues of land degradation, advancing deserts and deforestation. Experts and activists hope that this will not be just another high-level conference with no concrete results.
Rio Ferdinand fronting Amazon documentary series about race, mental health and sexuality in football
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Germany's parliament decided how it will engage militarily with the West African country, which witnessed another coup last year.
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In the last few years, Nigeria has witnessed the springing up of numerous online quick loan apps but what is supposed to mitigate the hardship of citizens has turned into a menace in the lives of many Nigerians. We are meeting up with one of the victims of these loan sharks who doesn't want his identity revealed.