Emergency workers and partygoers tend to the injured at the Formosa Water Park. Photograph: AP

More than 200 injured in fire at Taiwan’s amusement park

More than 200 people were injured — scores of them seriously — after flammable powder apparently exploded in midair at a recreational water park in Taiwan, the East Asian nation’s official Central... Read more »

Labour Day 2015: Workers around the world rally on May Day – in pictures

International Workers’ Day celebrated around the world Labour Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, is widely celebrated as a public holiday in countries across the world. It was chosen to commemorate... Read more »

At least 23 killed after TransAsia plane crashes into river in Taiwan

Hong Kong – A Taiwanese flight with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after take off from Taipei on Wednesday, killing more than 20 people. The passenger plane crashed into a... Read more »