Monday, May 4, 2015
It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day."
More than 3,400 migrants were rescued at sea on Saturday, mainly off Libya, as Europe seeks ways to deal with the flood of people trying to reach its shores following a series of deadly shipwrecks.
For many visitors to Lourdes it comes as a surprise that the saint whose visions of the Virgin Mary made the French town a major Catholic pilgrimage site is not actually buried there.
After a sterile election campaign that has turned many people off, Britons take to the polls on Thursday in a too-close-to-call general election that could trigger an unprecedented bout of political instability.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Prince William and his wife Kate were to spend their first day back home with their new baby daughter on Sunday as Britain celebrates the birth of a new princess.
A princess is born. Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, "was safely delivered of a daughter" Saturday morning, less than three hours after checking into central London's St. Mary's Hospital, royal officials said.
For the first time this season someone other than Novak Djokovic will claim a Masters event as the Serb misses out in Madrid after winning in Indian Wells, Miami and Monte Carlo.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Prince William's wife Kate was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the early stages of labour with the couple's eagerly-awaited second child, Kensington Palace said.
Left-wing groups and trade unions are staging rallies across Europe, the Middle East and Asia on Friday to mark International Workers Day.
Munich opened a museum Thursday on the former site of the Nazi party headquarters, in a long-delayed reckoning with the German city's status as the "home of the movement."