Deadly Typhoon Phanfone lashes Japan

October 6, 2014 Niamh Harris 0

Typhoon Phanfone has lashed Japan with torrential rain, killing at least one person and causing many flights to be cancelled. Areas affected by the typhoon included Tokyo, the capital, where high winds and heavy rains […]


Biden shoots Washington in both feet

October 6, 2014 Niamh Harris 1

“Bazooka Joe”, as the American vice president Joe Biden is affectionately nicknamed, has managed to shoot Washington in both feet, with a couple of startling admissions. The first shot was his blunt assessment of the […]