Mar 18, 2016

Meteor as bright as full moon streaks across Britain's skies

A bright “fireball” meteor has lit up British skies. Co-founder of the U.K. Meteor Observation Network Richard Kacerek said Thursday that the meteor shone almost as brightly as a full moon. He said it was viewed at about 3:15 a.m. over parts of Britain ...

Driver dies as Dutch train slams into crane, derails

Feb 24, 2016

Driver dies as Dutch train slams into crane, derails

A passenger train derailed in the Netherlands on Tuesday after colliding with a hydraulic crane, leaving the train driver dead and six people injured, local police and officials said. The accident happened around 8:50 a.m. (0750 GMT) close to the northeastern town of Dalfsen, ...

Miffy gets a museum of her own

Feb 7, 2016

Miffy gets a museum of her own

To some people, Miffy is just a plain white bunny. To others, she is a prime example of minimalist art. But for six decades, she has been delighting young kids around the world, and now she is getting a museum of her own. After ...

Jan 25, 2016

Fukushima towns to partner with Ghana, Netherlands for Olympics

Two municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture are poised to partner up with Ghana and the Netherlands in a central government project to promote exchanges between local people and athletes coming to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The town of Inawashiro and the city of ...