Tag Archives: August

Week in pictures: 25 – 31 August 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Kim Hong-Ji/ Reuters Image caption A bride and groom check their phones during their mass wedding ceremony organised by the Unification Church in Gapyeong, South Korea. Some 1,000 couples were married on Monday, while another 3,000 couples renewed their vows. Image copyright ...

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Week in pictures: 18 – 24 August 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Clodagh Kilcoyne/ Reuters Image caption An Archbishop’s hat is left on a chair during Mass at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland. The event will culminate with a Mass led by Pope Francis. Image copyright Leah Millis/ Reuters Image caption ...

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August Bank Holiday: The roads to avoid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Friday afternoon and evening will see some of the heaviest congestion of the bank holiday weekend Drivers are being warned to expect delays of up to an hour on motorways on Friday ahead of the August bank holiday. Most roadworks on motorways and major roads in England will be lifted but about 40 sets ...

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World sport: 10 photos we liked this week: 13-19 August

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week: Sydney, Australia, 18 August: New Zealand perform the haka before their Rugby Championship match against Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) Ohio, United States, 13 August: Andy Murray serves to Lucas Pouille during his defeat in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters. (Photo ...

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Week in pictures: 11 – 17 August 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright LUCA ZENNARO/EPA Image caption The Morandi bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed suddenly on Tuesday, killing at least 38 people. A huge section about 200m (656ft) long collapsed, falling 45m, along with dozens of vehicles. Image copyright OgnenTeofilovski/REUTERS Image caption A man points ...

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Zimbabwe court to hear election challenge on August 22

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The Zimbabwean opposition’s challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory will be heard in the constitutional court on August 22, the opposition leader’s spokesman said on his Twitter account on Thursday. Riot police arrive at a press conference due to be addressed by opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa, ordering journalist out of the ...

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China, U.S. to hold lower-level trade talks in late August

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States in Washington later this month, Beijing said on Thursday, offering a glimmer of hope for progress in resolving a conflict that has set world financial markets on edge. A Chinese delegation led by Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen will meet U.S. representatives led ...

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