At 96, Giuseppe Paterno has faced many tests in life – childhood poverty, war and, more recently, the coronavirus pandemic. Now he has sailed through an exam that makes him Italy’s oldest university graduate.
This week, the former railway worker stepped forward to receive his diploma and the
Prince William: Playful pictures released to mark duke’s birthday and Father’s Day
One image shows Prince William, who turned 38 on Sunday, being jumped on by Prince George, aged six, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.
Another shows the children posing with their father on a swing at Anmer Hall on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.
The Queen’s Speech on coronavirus: Full text of Her Majesty’s address
The Queen has spoken to the UK about the crisis over the coronavirus. Here is the full text of what she said.
“I am speaking to you at what I know is an increasingly challenging time.
“A time of disruption in the life of our country:
Oh, boy! It’s the Year of the Mouse, so you can bet Mickey and friends are taking part.
Lunar New Year honors the celestial journey of the sun and the moon as they cycle into another year.
A lunar calendar is a calendar based upon the monthly cycles of the Moon’s
Former Army Major thought to be Britain’s oldest female WWII veteran ‘who always had a naughty twinkle in her eye’ dies aged 108 Gladys Robson, known as Anne, served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service
Women’s Royal Army Corps veteran moved into Edinburgh care home
Stunning photograph shows an ancient tradition dating back to 960 AD
This is the spectacular moment a fisherman with a close bond to cormorants used a flock of birds to catch big fish in a centuries old ritual in southern China. Photographer Julia Wimmerlin said: ‘Seeing this whole process and the beautiful setting where it takes place just takes your breath away.
Image courtesy Julia Wimmerlin / Solent News
America’s aging dams could put tens of thousands of people across 44 states at risk of deadly floods as 1,700 are rated ‘poor or unsatisfactory’
Built for flood control, irrigation, water supply, hydropower, recreation or industrial waste storage,
Meet America’s newest military giant: Amazon
The fatal flaw that could make AI weapons useless
AI-guided missiles could be blinded by adversarial data, and perhaps even steered back toward friendly targets.
Robots cannot replace the problem-solving, decision-making abilities of human cognition in “direct fire”
Image courtesy Pablo Delcan / Technology Review and Textron Systems
Britain’s first plastic-free nursery has been unveiled, as artificial toys are swapped with wooden alternatives and food with unrecyclable packaging is banned.
New World Nursery in Washington, Tyne and Wear, has spent two years and £400 making its rooms eco-friendly to help stimulate children’s