Wednesday, 11 December 2019

News in Pictures

Miss World 2019 contestants arrive in London

LONDON: The 69th Miss World competition has returned to London for its finale taking place on December 14, 2019. Here are the pictures of contestants arriving in London. The England Miss World contestant Bhasha Mukherjee. (Image: AP) The Sweden Miss World contestant Daniella Lundqvist. (Image: AP) The New Zealand Miss ...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year award goes to Yongqing Bao

This picture may initially make you smile … at least until you realise the marmot is moments away from death. “Photographically, it is quite simply the perfect moment.” That’s how chief judge Roz Kidman Cox described the winning entry to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, given out by ...

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Niece of Crocodile Hunter is causing quite the stir on Instagram

SYDNEY: The niece of late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin is causing quite the stir on Instagram. And it’s not for her ability to wrangle crocs or smile at the camera while yelling “crikey,” like her ol’ Uncle Steve did. No, hot Aussie Rebecca Lobie is becoming famous in that Instagram ...

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Picture of the day

More than 400 hot air balloons take off from Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, during an attempt to break the simultaneous air-balloon take-off world record on 29 July 2019 in Hageville, as part of the international air-balloon meeting “Grand-Est Mondial Air Ballons” (Gemab).

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