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Teen pilot completes round-the-world feat

By Jeremy AudouardAgence France-Presse (AFP) — Beaming and waving her arms in the air, teenage pilot Zara Rutherford was euphoric Thursday after completing a solo, round-the-world flying odyssey with the dream of getting into the record books. “It was very…

British PM denies lying about lockdown party

By Anna Malpas / Jitendra JoshiAgence France-Presse (AFP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday “categorically” denied claims by his former chief aide that he lied to parliament about a Downing Street party held during a strict lockdown. But…

Images reveal devastation in tsunami-hit Tonga

By Chris FoleyAgence France-Presse (AFP) — A volcano that exploded in the Pacific island nation of Tonga has almost disappeared from view, new images revealed Tuesday, with swathes of the country smothered in grey dust or damaged by a tsunami.…