Florida casino boat bursts into flames

A fire engulfed a casino boat in Florida leaving passengers to abandon the boat and swim to shore. Over a dozen people were injured after the fire broke out near New Port Richey, north of Tampa. Florida casino boat bursts into flames

Ashley Judd: I was not frightened of Harvey Weinstein

Actor Ashley Judd has said she believes Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sabotaged her career after she refused his advances. “I was not frightened of Harvey Weinstein and I think that was why he blackballed me,” she told BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur. “I think that is why he blacklisted me and did unfortunately as we know […]

Looking for my brother

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Japan’s elaborate manhole covers

The sewage network is not something which usually attracts admirers. But it’s a different story in Japan, where elaborate manhole covers adorn the streets. Japan’s elaborate manhole covers

Plane skids off runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey

A plane has skidded off the runway at Trazbon Airport, ending up with its nose nearly in the sea. No passengers or crew were hurt in the incident, which may have been caused by a bird strike, reports say. Pegasus Airlines said that the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flying from Ankara to Trabzon, “had a runway […]

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm warning broadcast

An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared to be false. An alert system is in place because of the potential proximity of Hawaii to North Korean missiles. In December, the state tested its nuclear warning siren for the first time since the end of the […]

Recording of Hawaii ballistic missile waning

An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared to be false. An alert system is in place because of the potential proximity of Hawaii to North Korean missiles. In December, the state tested its nuclear warning siren for the first time since the end of the […]

Dealing with debt: The mini-bankers learning how to save

Kirton Primary School in Boston has its own school bank and currency to educate children on how to manage money. You can watch BBC Inside Out’s debt special on BBC One at 19:30 GMT on Monday and on iPlayer. Dealing with debt: The mini-bankers learning how to save