1. St Nicholas chapel, a Grade 1 listed building in Ilfracombe, was struck by lightning last Friday.
Local photographer Jason Twist was in the right place at the right time. “The storm was very impressive, so I grabbed my camera and started snapping about 500 photos”, he told BBC.
- Nicholas Winton, who saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, died at 106.
- The fire at a South Carolina black church late Tuesday night wasn't arson, according to a preliminary investigation.
- The U.S. and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in Washington and Havana as they restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years.