Rare summer hailstorm hits Mexico
A rare hailstorm hit the city of Guadalajara, one of Mexico’s most populous cities on Sunday, leaving roads inaccessible, homes severely damaged and cars swept away.
Teen saves toddler from near-fatal fall
A two-year-old girl was caught by a teen when he saw her hanging from the second floor window of her apartment home.
Europe’s heatwave causes wildfires, public nudity and traffic restrictions
European countries have reached record-breaking temperatures amidst an extreme heatwave that has swept across parts of the continent.
Marilyn Monroe's Seven Year Itch gets snatched
The statue of iconic actor and model Marilyn Monroe was stolen from the top of the Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Babes a no-show at domestic violence court case involving boyfriend Mampintsha
Gqom queen Bongekile ‘Babes Wodumo’ Simelane failed to make a court appearance in the domestic violence case involving her and musician boyfriend Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo.
Court grants R5, 000 bail for Forest High stabbing suspect
Nine-teen-year-old Mohammad Mwela from Forest High School faces charges of murder and attempted murder related to a fight with three other pupils at the school.
Meet your new Mr South Africa, Heinrich Gabler
The 28-year-old teacher and model from Cape Town is proof that dreams do come true - through hard work, resilience and hope.
Crikey! Rare snow falls Down Under
Significant snowfall hit the eastern coast of Australia, with snow blanketing parts of Queensland and New South Wales.
Mozambique chases post-cyclone funds target of $3.2bn
A study conducted by aid organisations has determined that Mozambique will need to reach a target of $3.2 billion in order to rebuild infrastructure ravaged in two deadly cyclones.
Human traffic jams clog Mount Everest
Many mountaineers have had to turn back while summiting Mount Everest due to the increased number of climbers on the mountain.
Adam Catzavelos crimen injuria case postponed
Businessman Adam Catzavelos faces one count of crimen injuria for racial slurs he made in a video while on vacation in Greece in 2018.
Deadly earthquake hits northern Peru
A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru extending into neighbouring Ecuador. The country is prone to earthquakes as it lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Tornado tears through Oklahoma City
An EF3 tornado has left several hundred people displaced. Police and fire department personnel have warned civilians to remain off of roads as they assess the overall damage.
ScUber, the rideshare submarine, launched Down Under
ScUber, the world’s first rideshare submarine on the Great Barrier Reef, offers its riders an exclusive underwater experience in the world’s largest ecosystem.
F1 legend Niki Lauda dies
Niki Lauda's death comes eight months after he underwent a lung transplant, which was the result of injuries sustained during his career.
ANC caucus in Parliament to be led by women for the first time
The appointments of ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina and deputy chief whip Doris Dlakude were confirmed on 20 April 2019 following the ANC's special national executive committee meeting in Cape Town.
British royals attend Chelsea Flower Show
The Duchess of Cambridge co-designed the Back to Nature Garden at the annual show.
Star power: President Ramaphosa urges AKA, DJ Zinhle & DJ Tira to 'vote right'
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa encouraged South Africans to vote on election day, even live-calling artists such as rapper AKA, DJ Zinhle and DJ Tira.