In the 1960s and 1970s, around 1,500 people were ordered to leave the Chagos Islands, an Indian Ocean archipelago. Britain leased the largest island, Diego Garcia, to the United States to build a military base.
The ongoing monsoon season in India has spelled disaster, as incidents of floods, landslides, and cloudbursts in several states have caused deaths, destruction of property, and mass evacuations.
Last week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry warned London against military muscle-flexing after the UK announced plans to permanently assign two British warships to Asian waters.
As is the case with numerous tweets made in the heat of the moment, journalist Flora Gill's post was quickly screen-grabbed and reported by netizens despite the author rushing to delete it.
The world's top tennis player thus lost his shot at winning the "Golden Slam" in 2021. The latter title is given to those who not only manage to win Grand Slam tennis tournaments, but also the Olympic Games the same year. Only one player, Steffi Graf, has managed to pull off this feat so far. She did it back in 1988.
Britain's maritime authorities said earlier in the day that the attack occurred 175 miles off the Port of Duqm on Thursday, adding that the incident was not related to piracy.
Widespread in South America, the eel-like creature's name is Typhlonectes natans, but due to its head's uncanny resemblance with male genitalia scientists gave them a cheeky nickname. Researchers say not much is known about this genus of amphibians.
Britney Spears previously published two braless photos, wearing only a tiny pair of denim shorts, amid an ongoing battle against her father's conservatorship.