Brazilian iconic singer Gal Costa passed away Wednesday morning in Sao Paulo at the age of 77, it was reported. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed.
Argentine opposition Congressman Luis Mario Pastori of the Radical Civic Union (UCR), a party forming the Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) coalition, Tuesday noted on social media that the Argentine national football team taking part in the upcoming World Cup finals in Qatar had not prioritized home-made products.
A single ticket-holder from California has won the largest lottery jackpot in world history, a US$ 2.04 billion prize (with an estimated cash value of US$ 997.6 million), officials announced of Tuesday. The winning ticket was the only one to match all five white balls as well as the Powerball.
A £250m scheme to create a successor to the Royal Yacht Britannia has been scrapped – with the Defense Secretary telling MPs the procurement of a new Royal Navy vessel is being prioritized instead.
An all-female team from Dundee in Scotland has travelled some 8,000 miles to South Georgia to help reopen the island's South Georgia Museum at Grytviken on time for the coming summer and cruise season.
Britain's 50p coin has started to be struck at The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, Wales, and will enter tills, wallets and purses in December, reports BBC. Sculptor Martin Jennings, who created the portrait of the King, said that witnessing the coin being produced was a quite remarkable experience.
On the day football legend, Diego Maradona was to have turned 62, thousands gathered Sunday in the Constitución neighborhood in Buenos Aires to see a mural dedicated to him unveiled.
Rock and roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis, of Great Balls of Fire fame, has died of natural causes, it was reported Friday.
The World Cup trophy that will be at stake later this year in Qatar landed Friday at Carrasco airport, where it was welcomed by Brazil's 2002 world champion Lucio, Vice President Beatriz Argimón, and Montevideo Mayor Carolina Cosse, together with Uruguayan Football Association authorities.
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards just released a gallery of their 2022 Finalists, and the list is as wholesome and heartwarming as can be for a conservationist competition. The 2022 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists provide a brief respite from the horrors of a politically unstable post-plague world, but they also carry an important message of conservation--.