By Gary Cutlack on at

In an alternative universe where we're still at war with Germany, here's what we're flying. It's a Eurofighter Typhoon in the classic Spitfire livery. This one has the markings of 249 Squadron's Flight Lieutenant James Brindley Nicolson, a Victoria Cross winner from our generation of heroes who shot down an enemy fighter as his own plane burned. [RAF]

By Attila Nagy on at

An extreme heat wave with temperatures reaching 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) has killed at least 1,118 people over the past week in India, where hot air, molten tarmac, dust storms are making life almost unbearable. See more >>