Egypt train crash: At least 11 killed in derailment

More than 50 ambulances were dispatched by the Ministry of Health to rescue the injured from the crash. The Egyptian Railways Authority said it was still investigating why the train, which was heading from Cairo to Mansoura, derailed. “During the passage of train No. 949/3209 heading from Cairo to Mansoura, at 13:54, 4 cars derailed […]

Mars helicopter first flight: Nasa to test Ingenuity

This small helicopter is set to be the first to fly on another planet. Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that travelled to Mars inside Nasa’s Perseverance rover, which landed in February 2021. Nasa is testing the rotorcraft on Monday 19 April but it will take a few hours before we know whether it has […]

India reports more than 1 million new Covid-19 cases in 5 days

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample from a passenger for a Covid-19 test after arriving at a railway platform, in Mumbai, India, on April 14. Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images India reported 273,810 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, a record-high and its fifth consecutive day of more than 200,000 new infections, according to a […]

European Super League: Premier League’s ‘big six’ agree to join new league

Liverpool and Manchester United are the two most successful sides in English football history Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League (ESL). In a seismic move for European football, the Premier League clubs will join AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, […]