Ecuador declares state of emergency in prisons

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Ecuador declares state of emergency in prisons

Image copyright REX Two prisons in Ecuador have declared state of emergency following the deaths of more than 100 inmates in a riot at the weekend. The head of the prisons ministry, Mariano Granados,…

High-profile women's chess match ends in a draw

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High-profile women’s chess match ends in a draw

It may have taken a few games, but a dominant three-game women’s chess game at the Paris Women’s Chess Olympiad last month has proven that the gender gap in chess is closing. Women and…

Kilauea volcano explodes as Hawaii swells with tourists

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Kilauea volcano explodes as Hawaii swells with tourists

This article was updated on October 17, 2018, at 1:20 p.m. PDT. Lava fountains rose from hot spots near the summit of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, November 13, nearly two weeks after the…