Thousands of dead sea creatures are turning up on UK beaches

Marske-by-the-Sea resident Sharon Bell told CNN that she walked on the beach near her home every day and had seen a “constant accumulation of soft crustaceans” in recent weeks. Bell said he went to the beach Monday morning and was surprised to see that “the seaweed was piled up to waist level, but it was … Read more

The highest court in the EU fines Poland 1 million euros a day for legal dispute

The European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) said on Wednesday that Poland was breaking the law by maintaining the disciplinary chamber of its Supreme Court, a body deemed incompatible with EU law. The ECJ said in a July ruling that the court did not “provide all the guarantees of impartiality and independence and, in particular, … Read more

Floods in Catania and Sicily: ‘Medicane’ crosses southern Italy and more rains are expected

Sicilian President Nello Musumeci confirmed the deaths and said a third person was missing Tuesday night, while the mayor of the city of Catania urged residents to stay home if possible. “We have been through two very difficult days. We have experienced dramatic hours,” Mayor Salvo Pogliese said in a video posted on his Facebook … Read more

Catania: flash floods in an Italian city turn roads into rivers

The situation is “very critical,” Giuseppa Maria Spampinato, a Catania-based government official, told CNN on Tuesday. From the view of his office window, Spampinato said the city’s main street, Via Etnea, appeared completely flooded. On Monday, Italy’s Department of Civil Protection issued a red alert, its highest-level warning, for flooding in northeastern Sicily and the … Read more

Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, who participated in a military coup and later won the election that was the country’s first step toward democracy before being jailed for corruption, died Tuesday. He was 88 years old. Seoul National University Hospital said Roh died while receiving treatment for an illness. … Read more

German ISIS girlfriend sentenced for death of Yazidi girl left to die in the sun

The Munich Higher Regional Court found the woman, identified only as Jennifer W., guilty of crimes against humanity for “enslavement that resulted in the death of another,” in addition to being a member of a foreign terrorist group, the spokesman for the court, Florian Gliwitzky. CNN. Jennifer W. was living in Iraq with her ISIS … Read more

Eitan Biran, six-year survivor of cable car accident, should return to Italy, court rules

Eitan Biran’s parents, brother and two great-grandparents were killed in the accident, sparking an intense and complicated custody battle between his surviving relatives in Italy and Israel. The Birans had been living in Pavia, in northern Italy, and an Italian judge ruled that Birán’s paternal aunt in Italy should receive guardianship. But in September, his … Read more

German police arrest far-right vigilantes trying to patrol the Polish border

The group was armed with pepper spray, a bayonet, a machete and batons, according to a statement from the South Brandenburg Police press office. Its members were responding to a call from the far-right “Der Dritte Weg” (Third Way) party for a so-called “border walk,” police said. A growing number of migrants have attempted to … Read more

Turkish lira hits record low after Erdogan sought expulsions

A money changer holds Turkish lira banknotes at a foreign exchange office in Ankara, Turkey, on October 12, 2021. REUTERS / Cagla Gurdogan ISTANBUL, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened 1.6% to a record low against the dollar in early Asian trade after President Tayyip Erdogan said he had ordered the expulsion of … Read more