‘Sit on my shoulder!’ Firefighters rescue stranded old man as floods hit east China

East China’s Jiangxi Province upgraded its emergency response for flood control from level 3 to level 2 on Friday, according to the flood control and drought relief headquarters of the province. Continuous rains have increased the water level of Yangtze River in Poyang County to three meters above the warning level, and exceeded the highest … Read more ‘Sit on my shoulder!’ Firefighters rescue stranded old man as floods hit east China

Salah scores twice as Liverpool get back to winning ways! | Brighton 1-3 Liverpool | EPL Highlights

SUBSCRIBE ► http://bit.ly/SSFootballSub PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS ► http://bit.ly/SkySportsPLHighlights Highlights from the Premier League where Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool as they beat a plucky Brighton side 3-1, ending the champions’ recent scoring drought on the road. Watch Premier League LIVE on Sky Sports here ► http://bit.ly/WatchSkyPL ►TWITTER: https://twitter.com/skysportsfootball ►FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/skysports ►WEBSITE: http://www.skysports.com/football MORE FROM … Read more Salah scores twice as Liverpool get back to winning ways! | Brighton 1-3 Liverpool | EPL Highlights

Quad bike sales are surging right now, and that could be because of what’s to come | ABC News

Few businesses could say they’re experiencing record demand for their products at the moment – but for those selling quad bikes, unprecedented demand is leading to record sales across the country. Dealers and farmers say the drought breaking, tax incentives and fears new safety laws will drive manufacturers out of the country are behind the … Read more Quad bike sales are surging right now, and that could be because of what’s to come | ABC News

2012 Investec Derby – Camelot – Racing TV

Aidan had to wait an entire decade before he took the Derby trophy home for a third time, Camelot ending the drought under son Joseph in 2012. This is the official YouTube channel of Racing TV. Racing TV is the UK’s leading horse racing channel showing live racing from the best racecourses in Great Britain … Read more 2012 Investec Derby – Camelot – Racing TV

Mental Health: ‘We are in this together’ says Mental Health Commission’s Christine Morgan | ABC News

This week, the ABC is focusing on the mental health of Australians. It’s been tough lately. A terrible drought, bushfires, and then cam the lockdowns that are still continuing in some parts of the country. Experts say we need to be prioritising our mental wellbeing. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Mental Health: ‘We are in this together’ says Mental Health Commission’s Christine Morgan | ABC News

Voters will head to the polls tomorrow for the NSW by-election in Eden-Monaro | ABC News

Campaigning is continuing ahead of tomorrow’s Eden-Monaro by-election in southern New South Wales. Labor is fighting to hold onto its seat in a region hit by drought and bushfires. A tight race is predicted, with the seat won with a margin of 0.9% at the last election. A record number of people have already voted … Read more Voters will head to the polls tomorrow for the NSW by-election in Eden-Monaro | ABC News

Govt releases first round of $5b fund to assist drought-affected farmers | ABC News

Farmers are being encouraged to become more financially savvy under a multi-billion dollar Federal Government drought initiative. The Future Drought Fund provides $100 million each year to assist farmers and rural communities better prepare for dry times. National regional affairs reporter Lucy Barbour explains. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Govt releases first round of $5b fund to assist drought-affected farmers | ABC News

Liverpool win Premier League title, ending 30-year wait

Liverpool’s 30-year English title drought ended on Thursday as they were confirmed as Premier League champions courtesy of second-placed Manchester City’s 2-1 loss at Chelsea. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on … Read more Liverpool win Premier League title, ending 30-year wait

Zimbabwe wetlands construction triggers conservation worries

Years of drought in Zimbabwe have led to water shortages. And in many urban areas, landowners are being blamed for invading and building on wetlands. Environmentalists say this has led to a drastic decline in groundwater levels. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Zimbabwe wetlands construction triggers conservation worries

Malawi presidential election: citizens to vote in re-run after voided 2019 poll

In this edition, we look at the upcoming presidential election in Malawi. The re-run will take place on 23 June after the results of the previous election were canceled. We speak to the President of Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera. Also, South African restaurants prepare to re-open after a strict lockdown. We show you … Read more Malawi presidential election: citizens to vote in re-run after voided 2019 poll

Coronavirus update: Global cases pass 8 million as outbreak expands in Latin America | ABC News

0:00 – A primary school in Melbourne’s north has been closed down after a grade five student tested positive to coronavirus. 3:44 – Coronavirus, bushfires and the drought have taken a heavy toll on the New South Wales economy. The state’s Treasurer will today lay out what he calls a challenging set of numbers. 6:07 … Read more Coronavirus update: Global cases pass 8 million as outbreak expands in Latin America | ABC News

UN Chief on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (17 June 2020)

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (17 June 2020) The health of humanity depends on the health of the planet. Today, our planet is ailing. Land degradation affects some 3.2 billion people. 70 per cent of the world’s land has been transformed by human activity. We can reverse this … Read more UN Chief on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (17 June 2020)

Behind the Glitter: Mica and Child Mining in India | 101 East

From nail polish to lipstick, mica is found in cosmetics that millions of people use every day. But unknown to consumers, the mineral that gives these products their shine is often extracted using antiquated methods in slave-like conditions, in one of the poorest regions of the world. In the dusty hills of Jharkhand, India, deep … Read more Behind the Glitter: Mica and Child Mining in India | 101 East

Rain triggers 50 per cent boost to winter crop forecast | ABC News

It’s been a great start to this year’s winter crops after a string of drought-plagued seasons. New crop forecasts show grain production is tipped to rise by more than 50 per cent this year. In most of the country’s grain belts there’s plenty of happy farmers. National rural reporter Clint Jasper has the story. Read … Read more Rain triggers 50 per cent boost to winter crop forecast | ABC News