28 April 2015

The Perilous Road to Kathmandu

Today we need to head into Kathmandu and towards the epicentre. Colleagues have children they need to see. And we need to be close to the epicentre to help manage our response. The reports coming in from rural districts around the epicentre are alarming. Our staff are telling us that many, many buildings have collapsed. Homes, schools, hospitals. The hope is that since the earthquake struck on Saturday lunchtime, casualties will be minimised as fewer people would have been in public buildings.

Former Ukip Candidate Has Change Of Heart About The Party

Kellie Maloney
Chris Radburn/PA Wire

More Politics
Telegraph 'Propaganda Stunt'.. 'Biblically Correct' Election Manifesto.. Sturgeon Bullies Miliband

Screams Of Anguish As Families Say Final Farewells To Firing Squad Duo

Andrew Chan
Ulet Ifansasti via Getty Images

Twitter Tears Donald Trump Apart After 'Racist' Baltimore Riots Tweet

Donald Trump
Olivier Douliery/ABACA USA

ISIS Shot, Stoned And Beheaded Over 2,000 Off The Battlefield In Syria


More WorldPost
Yemen Fight.. Big Setback For Assad.. Ethiopia Pics.. Blanket Of Ash!.. Female Activist Shot

Russell Brand Gives Cameron Both Barrels In One Tweet

Russell Brand

Tories Refuse To Confirm Trident Renewal Under Labour Minority

Michael Fallon
Tim Brakemeier/DPA

Sturgeon Bullies Miliband... For Allowing Himself To Be Bullied

Jeff J Mitchell via Getty Images

Saudi TV Claims Iran Seized US Cargo Ship

Iran Sea

The Mystery Of The Secret X-37B Spaceplane Has Been Solved


Britain's Position On The EU Holding It Back, Think Tank Warns

Robin Niblett
Yui Mok/PA Archive

Want To Help With The Nepal Relief Efforts? Here's How

MENAHEM KAHANA via Getty Images

Tuna Company Worker Cooked Alive With 12,000lbs Of Fish

Bumble Bee Foods
Chris Weeks via Getty Images

Baltimore Rioter Will Never Live Down Being Owned By His Mum On Live TV

Baltimore Riots

Google Admits It's Made Mistakes

Virginia Mayo/AP

We Round Up The Funniest #EdBallsDay Tweets

Ed Balls Day Twitter

Senior Tory Admits Party Has No 'Plan' For Where Cuts Will Come From

Chris Grayling
Dave Thompson/PA Archive

'Shoplifter' Critical After Plunging From Second Floor Window

Suspected Shoplifter
Rex/ Shutterstock

Conservative Minister Dismantled Over Telegraph 'Business Letter'


Ukip Losing Ground In Target Seats, Suggests Ashcroft Poll

Nigel Farage
Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

'Biblically Correct' Election Manifesto

Susan Ann White

'Criminalise Homosexuality, Ban Abortion And Punish Adultery'

How London's Overcrowded Rented Housing Is Making Children Fail Exams

Child In Dark House
Cultura/Leila Mendez via Getty Images

EU Exit Could Cost British Economy £225 Billion

Eu Uk Flags
Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Socially Conservative DUP Blocks Gay Marriage In Northern Ireland

Stormont Assembly
Paul Faith/PA Archive

David Lammy Reckons Both Major Parties Are Doing Housing Wrong

David Lammy
Huffington Post UK

Huge Delays At Waterloo After Person Hit By Train

London Waterloo
In partnership with Disneyland Paris
Advertise On The Huffington Post


    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    2. View all RSS feeds

Inspiring Teen Has Carried His Disabled Friend To School Every Day

Student Carries Disabled Friend To School

Will And Kate's Sprog Is Overdue And The Rumours Are Flying

Lindo Wing

Astronomers Discover What May Be The Biggest Thing In The Universe

Wikimedia Commons: NASA/WMAP

More Science
How Huge Is The Sun?.. Prehistoric 'Sea Monster' Has Been Found.. Mammoth Debate Continues

Has Geldof Married Longtime Love?

Bob Geldof

Brazilian Defenders Brawl On The Pitch After Letting In Fifth Goal Of The Game

Brazilian Footballers Fight Brawl Punch

Flying Could Be About To Get A Lot Quieter

Plane Cabins
Yun Jing/NC State Uni

Is This The Game That Takes Violence Too Far?

Mortal Kombat
WB Games

'Game Of Thrones' Fans - Prepare Yourselves For A Shock

Alfie Allen Game Of Thrones
C Flanigan via Getty Images

NHS Boob Job Mum Likens Kate And William To Scroungers

Kate And William

Orville's Best Friend Keith Harris Dies Aged 67

Keith Harris

Remember When 'Orville's Song' Was A Top 5 Hit?

Keith Harris

Keith Harris: 'I Created A Monster In Orville'

Keith Harris

Another 'Corrie' Star Says 'Ta-Ra!'


Is This The Most Sarcastic Resignation Note Ever?

Resignation Letter

Have Scientists Found A Way To Switch Off Hunger?

Black Woman Looking At Food
Betsie Van Der Meer via Getty Images

Luisa Zissman Slams 'Bra-Burning Feminists' Over Protein World Row

Luisa Zissman
Doug Peters/Doug Peters

'Don't The The Bride' Is Back... With A Difference!

Dont Tell The Bride

Watch What Happened When Lydia Bright From TOWIE Met Ed Miliband


Pet Dog Helps Teen With Autism Kiss His Mum For The First Time

Autism Dog 2

James Perfectly Sums Up Why Bruce Jenner's Interview Is So Important

James Corden Late Late Show