At least 20 people are confirmed dead after a luxury apartment collapsed in Nigeria’s biggest city Lagos. from: BBC News
Sucre – “In no sense can we accept that with aggression we can solve problems, on the contrary our challenge is to have a leading role in building a culture of peace, according to our values and fundamental principles of Christian life”: this is how the Statement of the Bolivian Council of Catholic Laity, which… Leggi tutto »
At least 20 people were killed when the high-rise in an upscale neighborhood in the commercial capital of Lagos crumbled on Monday afternoon. From: New York Times
As many as 100 workers were feared trapped at a construction site in Lagos, where building collapses are common, with contractors using shoddy materials and regulations often not enforced. From: New York Times
The £378m deal for the Oxford Street site is part of the furniture giant’s plan to open inner-city shops.
from: BBC News Police look on as four activists from Animal Rebellion are seen climbing the building in Westminster.
Prosecutors accused a woman of leaving a burning incense coil unattended in the building in Kaohsiung. Her partner was accused of failing to remind her to douse the coil before leaving. From: New York Times
“I had no choice but to live here,” said one resident who survived a blaze that killed 46 of her neighbors and raised questions about lax safety standards. From: New York Times
The prestigious Riba Stirling Prize for architecture is won by a Kingston University London complex.
Dozens more were injured after a blaze broke out at a 13-story building in the southern port city of Kaohsiung. From: New York Times
The indie-pop duo broke up while recording their fourth album, and things only got weirder after that. from: BBC News
from: BBC News It took off from Milan‘s Linate airport, but came down soon after and hit an empty building.
from: BBC News Donald Russell, 94, and his son Sam are building a Gothic-inspired edifice in the French countryside.
A posh building on NYC’s Billionaire Row has been facing a series of serious woes. from: BBC News
Beijing is the undisputed king of coal, but the announcement at the United Nations General Assembly this week was cautiously welcomed by climate experts. From: New York Times
The announcement is the country’s latest climate pledge and a major step forward to address emissions.
It marks a major shift for one of the biggest backers of coal-fired plants globally. Still, China remains heavily reliant on new coal plants at home, and is the world’s top emitter of greenhouse gases. From: New York Times
Taliban leaders have turned the Kabul building that housed Afghanistan’s Ministry of Women’s Affairs into the offices for the religious police, an ominous portent for women’s rights. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Newly appointed Housing Secretary Michael Gove wants to address concerns, the BBC has been told.