Gene Wilder

Wilder turned to fiction writing in his later years, publishing three novels, My French Whore, The Woman Who Wouldn’t and, in 2013, Something to Remember You By: A Perilous Romance. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37218720

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Africa’s top shots: 19-25 August 2016

A selection of photos from Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week: Image copyright AFP Image caption An artist poses by his pieces of art at the Chale Wote festival in Ghana’s capital, Accra, on Sunday. Image copyright AFP Image caption The arts festival takes place in Accra’s historic James Town district [...]

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Turks mourn wedding blast dead

Funerals have been held for at least 12 of those who died in an attack at a wedding party in Gaziantep. Scores of other people were injured in the blast, some critically. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37149897

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Quake-hit Italy from air

The historic centre of Amatrice, bottom right, was worst hit Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37182824

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Aiming for the skies

Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Amateur rocket enthusiasts have gathered in Scotland to mark 30 years of aiming for the skies. International Rocket Week 2016 traces its roots back to the first Scottish Rocket Weekend in 1986. Rocketeers coming together in Scotland have a base camp near Paisley and launch to heights of up [...]

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Myanmar earthquake

Image copyright AFP Image caption The 6.8-magnitude earthquake damaged dozens of ancient structures A 6.8-magnitude earthquake in central Myanmar on Wednesday killed four people and damaged dozens of ancient structures dotting the plains of Bagan. President Htin Kyaw visited the area on Thursday to see the damage and discuss how to repair it with local [...]

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Summer in Snowdonia

Dafydd Em o Ddyffryn Nantlle ydy ein ffotograffydd gwadd y mis hwn. Dyma gasgliad o luniau bendigedig a dynnodd Dafydd tra’n crwydro Eryri yn ystod mis Awst: Dafydd Em from Nantlle Vale is Cymru Fyw’s guest photographer for August. Here’s a vivid collection of photos he took in the Snowdonia National Park in August: Image [...]

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Olympians return home

A total of 320 British athletes and support staff travelled back from Rio to London on a gold-nosed British Airways Boeing 747 with “victoRIOus” emblazoned on the side Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37167330

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Valleys and harbours

Annabel Keinzley’s 10-year-old son spotted this lizard near the lower Lliw reservoir, Swansea, basking in the sun. If you would like your picture to be included, email it to newsonlinepictures@bbc.co.uk with your details and information about how you came to take the image. Your picture could feature in next week’s gallery or on Twitter @BBCWalesNews, [...]

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Italy earthquake

Image copyright EPA A strong earthquake has devastated a string of mountain towns and villages in central Italy, killing dozens of people and leaving many unaccounted for. The 6.2 magnitude quake, which was followed by several aftershocks, struck at 03:36 (01:36 GMT) on Wednesday, 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome. The epicentre was near Norcia, [...]

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