News Headlines - 27 January 2019

Death toll rises to 58 as hope dims after Brazil dam collapse | Reuters

Brazilian rescuers searched into the night on Sunday for hundreds of people missing after a burst mining dam triggered a deadly mudslide, as the death toll rose to 58 and was expected to keep climbing more than two days after the disaster.

London faces 'severe' water droughts as population grows, civil engineering experts warn | London Evening Standard

Office for National Statistics figures predict London’s population will exceed 10 million in 2035, by which time an estimated 50,000 homes are expected to have been built.
The population was 8.1 million in the last census in 2011.
Civil engineering experts from two of London’s top universities have said this level of growth will mean Londoners need to start thinking seriously about how they can save water.

Inside Victoria and David Beckham's palatial £31.5million London home

THANKS to the Beckham’s love of sharing on social media, fans will never have to wonder what sort of house the fashionable family live in.
David and Victoria bought their six-bedroom, Grade II-listed townhouse, located in London’s prestigious Holland Park for £31.5million in 2013.

Japanese Boy Band Arashi to Disband End of 2020, Reports Say - Bloomberg

One of Japan’s oldest and most popular boy bands will suspend its activities at the end of next year, according to local media reports.
Five-member Arashi made the announcement on its fan club home page, adding it would reveal the reason at a news conference later on Sunday, the reports said.

Haiti celebrates Osaka's Australian Open victory - NHK WORLD

A Haitian online media report said it was a precious win for Osaka, the first woman of Haitian and Japanese descent to win two straight Grand Slam titles. Osaka won the US Open last September.
Another online media report said Osaka is the first player of Haitian and Japanese descent to reach the top spot in tennis.
Osaka visited Haiti with her parents last November and received a commemorative plaque from Haitian President Jovenel Moise.








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