The sinking of the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior was a major event that occurred on July 10, 1985, in Auckland, New Zealand. The Rainbow Warrior was a ship owned by the environmental organization Greenpeace, and it had been docked in Auckland as part of a campaign against French nuclear testing in the South Pacific. On the night of July 10th, two agents from the French intelligence agency, the Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE), placed two limpet mines on the hull of the Rainbow Warrior. The explosions sank the ship, killing one crew member, Portuguese photographer Fernando Pereira. The crime was apparent … Continue reading The bombing of the rainbow warrior
Which boroughs in Greater London experience the highest deprivation in any kind is depicted on a new map by the Office of National Statistics. The map, which depicts the whole United Kingdom, was created using data from the 2021 census, … Continue reading London – The Great Divide Map of 2022
Tonight in Corby’s Coronation Patk the lighting of the Beacon in celebration of the Queens Platinum Jubilee took place at 9pm on Thursday evening. There ceremony was offially opened by Cllr. Anthony Dade who in his position as Platinum Jubilee … Continue reading Corby Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting
The Pole Fair is a major community celebration, which will take place on Friday 3rd June 2022. This unique tradition comes around every 20 years, attracting large crowds to enjoy outdoor attractions, entertainment and of course, the reading of the Royal Charter at … Continue reading The Corby Pole Fair 2022
The Elizabeth Tube Line has opened. This morning, hundreds of people gathered in central London in the hopes of being among the first passengers on the new Elizabeth Tube line.The “momentous occasion” was lauded by railway devotees who had travelled … Continue reading New Jubilee ‘Elizabeth Line’ Opens
A tornado “cut a path of destruction” through different towns in western Germany during heavy storms on Friday, injuring 43 people. The tornado ripped off roofs and flung debris for kilometres, according to police in Paderborn. They reported ten people … Continue reading West German Tornado Injures 43 people, and kills one.