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'Say that again' - confusion in Washington as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to the White House
'Say that again' - confusion in Washington as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to the White House

'Say that again' - confusion in Washington as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to the White House

Donald Trump has invited Vladimir Putin to the White House this autumn for a second get-together in a move that appeared to catch even the US president’s top intelligence official by surpr...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:06:30
Britain's Prince Charles to tell inquiry of 'regret' over deception by sex abuse bishop
Britain's Prince Charles to tell inquiry of 'regret' over deception by sex abuse bishop

Britain's Prince Charles to tell inquiry of 'regret' over deception by sex abuse bishop

Britain's Prince Charles will tell a child sexual abuse inquiry he was "deceived" by disgraced bishop Peter Ball - and that he was unaware of the true nature of the clergyman's behaviour u...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:36:28
More than 300 children aged five and older separated from families at US border are reunited
More than 300 children aged five and older separated from families at US border are reunited

More than 300 children aged five and older separated from families at US border are reunited

The Trump administration says it has reunited 364 children aged five and older with their families after they were separated at the border....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:56:30
Israel accused of racism after passing ‘divisive nation-state law
Israel accused of racism after passing ‘divisive nation-state law

Israel accused of racism after passing ‘divisive nation-state law

Israel's parliament has passed a divisive law declaring that only Jews have the right to "national self-determination" in Israel, prompting angry accusations from Arab citizens that the go...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
At least 11 people drown as 'duck boat' capsizes in Missouri - police
At least 11 people drown as 'duck boat' capsizes in Missouri - police

At least 11 people drown as 'duck boat' capsizes in Missouri - police

At least 11 people including children drowned when an amphibious "duck boat" carrying 31 people capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri on Thursday....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:37:01
Several injured in attack on bus in Germany – police
Several injured in attack on bus in Germany – police

Several injured in attack on bus in Germany – police

Several people have been injured in an attack on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck, police said....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:34:42
RBS restructuring group victims face ticking clock on complaints process
RBS restructuring group victims face ticking clock on complaints process

RBS restructuring group victims face ticking clock on complaints process

Time is running out for small businesses to lodge complaints over the way they were treated by Royal Bank of Scotland’s controversial restructuring unit....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:53:40
Trump and Putin discussed referendum in Ukraine, Russian ambassador says
Trump and Putin discussed referendum in Ukraine, Russian ambassador says

Trump and Putin discussed referendum in Ukraine, Russian ambassador says

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit earlier this week, R...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:50:54
US school bridges 4,200 miles to make Batman-loving cancer patient’s day
US school bridges 4,200 miles to make Batman-loving cancer patient’s day

US school bridges 4,200 miles to make Batman-loving cancer patient’s day

Last year, six-year-old William appeared on a UK TV programme about the NHS, and now his story has drawn well-wishers from across the Atlantic....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:26:22
Missouri tourist boat death toll climbs to 13
Missouri tourist boat death toll climbs to 13

Missouri tourist boat death toll climbs to 13

Divers have found two more bodies after a duck boat carrying tourists capsized in south-west Missouri, bringing the death toll to 13....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:24:46
1.5m health records hacked in cyber attack targeting Singapore PM
1.5m health records hacked in cyber attack targeting Singapore PM

1.5m health records hacked in cyber attack targeting Singapore PM

A cyber attack on Singapore’s public health system which breached records on 1.5 million people targeted the prime minister, officials said....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:11:43
Mother and four-week-old baby reunited after car was stolen with infant strapped in the back
Mother and four-week-old baby reunited after car was stolen with infant strapped in the back

Mother and four-week-old baby reunited after car was stolen with infant strapped in the back

This is the first picture of a mother and her four-week-old baby reunited after being put through a nightmare car-jacking ordeal....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:09:29
Fans have noticed Spurs’ new away shirt looks just like Barca’s training top
Fans have noticed Spurs’ new away shirt looks just like Barca’s training top

Fans have noticed Spurs’ new away shirt looks just like Barca’s training top

A football kit, just like a club crest, embodies the identity of a team, so Tottenham fans felt a little aggrieved when their new away top seemed far from unique....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:38:02
11 dead, six missing after tourist boat capsizes in Missouri lake
11 dead, six missing after tourist boat capsizes in Missouri lake

11 dead, six missing after tourist boat capsizes in Missouri lake

At least 11 people, including several children, have died after a boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a lake during a thunderstorm in south-west Missouri....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:31:07

Adorable premature penguin chick saved by keepers at London Zoo

London Zoo has released a video of a tiny premature penguin chick that survived against all the odds....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:01:14
Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained
Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained

Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained

A top security officer for French president Emmanuel Macron has been detained and is being questioned by authorities after he was caught on camera beating a protester....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:40:09
Shark attack confirmed after two children bitten off New York island
Shark attack confirmed after two children bitten off New York island

Shark attack confirmed after two children bitten off New York island

One of two children bitten in the leg off New York’s Fire Island was attacked by a shark, officials have confirmed....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:29:05
Hapless koala rescued for third time after getting stuck in a fence
Hapless koala rescued for third time after getting stuck in a fence

Hapless koala rescued for third time after getting stuck in a fence

A koala had a third encounter with animal rescue volunteers after getting stuck in a fence in South Australia....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:26:26
Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington, says Russian ambassador
Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington, says Russian ambassador

Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington, says Russian ambassador

Russia’s ambassador the the US said Moscow is ready to discuss a possible visit by President Vladimir Putin to Washington after a surprise invitation from US leader Donald Trump....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:05:03
You need to watch the Cleveland Browns’ perfect parody of The Office intro
You need to watch the Cleveland Browns’ perfect parody of The Office intro

You need to watch the Cleveland Browns’ perfect parody of The Office intro

The Cleveland Browns have introduced themselves as frontrunners for the funniest NFL side before the season even begins....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:02:35
Sky to report profits rebound as Fox and Comcast continue bidding war
Sky to report profits rebound as Fox and Comcast continue bidding war

Sky to report profits rebound as Fox and Comcast continue bidding war

Sky is expected to report a rebound in full-year profits next week, helping to maintain its appeal as a takeover target as 21st Century Fox and Comcast continue their bidding war....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:48:27
Thailand seeks control over movies about cave rescue
Thailand seeks control over movies about cave rescue

Thailand seeks control over movies about cave rescue

Thailand’s military government wants to control how the movie industry portrays the ordeal of the young footballers rescued from a flooded cave....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:40:47
Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls
Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls

Economists have said Philip Hammond may have room to manoeuvre in his Autumn Budget after figures showed public sector borrowing fell in June....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:30:27
Heatwave deaths prompt concerns about Tokyo Olympics
Heatwave deaths prompt concerns about Tokyo Olympics

Heatwave deaths prompt concerns about Tokyo Olympics

A deadly heatwave in Japan has many residents in Tokyo questioning the wisdom of staging the 2020 Olympics in July and August....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:21:05
Tornadoes sweep through Iowa, causing major damage
Tornadoes sweep through Iowa, causing major damage

Tornadoes sweep through Iowa, causing major damage

An unexpected flurry of tornadoes has swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:54:36
Experian risks in-depth probe by competition watchdog over ClearScore takeover
Experian risks in-depth probe by competition watchdog over ClearScore takeover

Experian risks in-depth probe by competition watchdog over ClearScore takeover

The competition watchdog has threatened to launch an in-depth investigation into Experian’s £275 million takeover of ClearScore over concerns that it could lead to consumers paying more fo...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:51:55
Suspect held over killing of Olympic figure skating star
Suspect held over killing of Olympic figure skating star

Suspect held over killing of Olympic figure skating star

A suspect has been detained over the killing of Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten, and another has been identified, according to media in Kazakhstan....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:43:46
Confusion in Washington as Trump invites Putin to White House
Confusion in Washington as Trump invites Putin to White House

Confusion in Washington as Trump invites Putin to White House

Donald Trump has invited Vladimir Putin to the White House this autumn for a second get-together in a move that appeared to catch even the US president’s top intelligence official by surpr...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:27:47
Beazley shares dive as lower investments cause profits to plummet 64%
Beazley shares dive as lower investments cause profits to plummet 64%

Beazley shares dive as lower investments cause profits to plummet 64%

Shares in Beazley fell more than 11% after the insurer blamed lower investment returns for sending profits down 64% in the first half of the year...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:22:47
US, Britain and Canada to evacuate Syrian aid workers
US, Britain and Canada to evacuate Syrian aid workers

US, Britain and Canada to evacuate Syrian aid workers

The US, Britain and Canada are finalising plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defence workers and their families from south-west Syria as Russian-backed government forces close ...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:09:53
Ex-South Korean leader Park handed eight more years in corruption case
Ex-South Korean leader Park handed eight more years in corruption case

Ex-South Korean leader Park handed eight more years in corruption case

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former president Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:03:19
Four indicted over shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion
Four indicted over shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Four indicted over shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

A grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:55:52
Unilever hands £2.7bn to investors as share buyback hits halfway point
Unilever hands £2.7bn to investors as share buyback hits halfway point

Unilever hands £2.7bn to investors as share buyback hits halfway point

Unilever has hit the halfway point of a major share buyback programme after returning around 3 billion euro (£2.7 billion) to investors....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:33:50
11 dead after tourist Duck boat sinks in American lake
11 dead after tourist Duck boat sinks in American lake

11 dead after tourist Duck boat sinks in American lake

At least 11 people including children have died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank, police said....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:33:26
Eight dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, says sheriff
Eight dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, says sheriff

Eight dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, says sheriff

A boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank on Thursday night, killing at least eight people, the local sheriff said....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 04:58:34
Brazilian police arrest plastic surgeon ‘Dr Bumbum’ after patient dies
Brazilian police arrest plastic surgeon ‘Dr Bumbum’ after patient dies

Brazilian police arrest plastic surgeon ‘Dr Bumbum’ after patient dies

Police arrested celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado on Thursday, five days after he went on the run following the death of a patient....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 04:48:09
Calls for Macron to fire aide filmed 'beating' protester
Calls for Macron to fire aide filmed 'beating' protester

Calls for Macron to fire aide filmed 'beating' protester

French President Emmanuel Macron is facing calls to fire a senior aide at the Elysée after prosecutors launched an investigation over a film of him beating up a protester....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Pro-Assad villages evacuated in rebels deal
Pro-Assad villages evacuated in rebels deal

Pro-Assad villages evacuated in rebels deal

Two pro-government villages in north-western Syria were evacuated yesterday, state television said, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to the...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Spain drops extradition request for Puigdemont
Spain drops extradition request for Puigdemont

Spain drops extradition request for Puigdemont

Spain's Supreme Court has dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring C...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Religious ceremony for cave boys who woke at home for first time in weeks
Religious ceremony for cave boys who woke at home for first time in weeks

Religious ceremony for cave boys who woke at home for first time in weeks

Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks yesterday, with many rising at dawn to take part in a religious ceremony....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
'Package has been delivered' message after UK poisoning
'Package has been delivered' message after UK poisoning

'Package has been delivered' message after UK poisoning

Russian agents responsible for the Novichok poisonings in Salisbury sent a coded message to Moscow which included the phrase "the package has been delivered", it was claimed last night....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
14 terrible ways to respond to ‘I love you’
14 terrible ways to respond to ‘I love you’

14 terrible ways to respond to ‘I love you’

Professing love is a special thing that can create cherished moments, but if that love is not reciprocated things tend to be remembered in a rather different manner....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:54:55
Steam pipe explosion forces evacuation of 49 buildings in New York
Steam pipe explosion forces evacuation of 49 buildings in New York

Steam pipe explosion forces evacuation of 49 buildings in New York

A steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos has exploded beneath a New York street sending white smoke 10 storeys high and forcing the evacuation of 49 buildings....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:38:19
Donald Trump to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington later this year
Donald Trump to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington later this year

Donald Trump to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington later this year

US President Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington in the autumn....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:22:28
Real life war DJ who inspired Good Morning, Vietnam has died
Real life war DJ who inspired Good Morning, Vietnam has died

Real life war DJ who inspired Good Morning, Vietnam has died

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:05:50
Trump invites Putin to US for talks this autumn
Trump invites Putin to US for talks this autumn

Trump invites Putin to US for talks this autumn

US President Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington in the autumn....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:53:21
U.S. President rejects Russian offer to question those accused of election meddling
U.S. President rejects Russian offer to question those accused of election meddling

U.S. President rejects Russian offer to question those accused of election meddling

Donald Trump has rejected Vladimir Putin's offer to allow the US to question 12 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 election....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:43:21
Trump to invite Putin to US for talks this autumn
Trump to invite Putin to US for talks this autumn

Trump to invite Putin to US for talks this autumn

US President Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington in the autumn....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:15:54
'This is life or death for these children' - Syria offensive leaves 55,000 children at risk of starvation
'This is life or death for these children' - Syria offensive leaves 55,000 children at risk of starvation

'This is life or death for these children' - Syria offensive leaves 55,000 children at risk of starvation

An estimated 55,000 Syrian children are cut off from aid and risk starvation after an offensive by President Bashar al-Assad triggered the single biggest displacement of the bloody seven-y...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:58:50
This clever map reveals the questions Americans Google about European nations
This clever map reveals the questions Americans Google about European nations

This clever map reveals the questions Americans Google about European nations

Jakub Marian is a Czech cartographer, whose maps give a novel take on the world from above....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:52:30
Trump rejects Putin offer on interviewing suspects
Trump rejects Putin offer on interviewing suspects

Trump rejects Putin offer on interviewing suspects

Donald Trump has rejected Vladimir Putin’s offer to allow the US to question 12 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 election....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:56:43
Designer label Burberry burns millions worth of clothes and make-up to guard against fakes
Designer label Burberry burns millions worth of clothes and make-up to guard against fakes

Designer label Burberry burns millions worth of clothes and make-up to guard against fakes

Burberry destroyed more than £28 million (€31m) worth of its fashion and cosmetic products over the past year in a practice now common across the retail industry to guard against counterfe...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:39:52
Facebook boss Zuckerberg faces Holocaust denial row
Facebook boss Zuckerberg faces Holocaust denial row

Facebook boss Zuckerberg faces Holocaust denial row

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has clarified his position on Holocaust deniers after fierce criticism on social media....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:31:31
9 body types ‘girls like’, according to movie box office takings and Twitter
9 body types ‘girls like’, according to movie box office takings and Twitter

9 body types ‘girls like’, according to movie box office takings and Twitter

When Twitter user @mitchthammarath decided to share this thought, he probably didn’t expect it to get the dramatic, entertaining and rather large reaction it did....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:28:27
Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader facing rebellion charge
Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader facing rebellion charge

Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader facing rebellion charge

Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for dec...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:05:36
EU expresses concern over Israel's Jewish nation-state law
EU expresses concern over Israel's Jewish nation-state law

EU expresses concern over Israel's Jewish nation-state law

The European Union on Thursday said it was concerned about a new Israeli law which declares that only Jews have the right of self determination, and said it would complicate a two-state so...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:28:32
In Pictures: Flying whale takes to the skies as Airbus unveils BelugaXL
In Pictures: Flying whale takes to the skies as Airbus unveils BelugaXL

In Pictures: Flying whale takes to the skies as Airbus unveils BelugaXL

Anyone who thought they saw a flying whale over France on Thursday was in fact watching the maiden flight of a new plane....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:15:54
Grenfell Tower inquiry hears how trainee firefighter 'carried girl down nine floors to safety'
Grenfell Tower inquiry hears how trainee firefighter 'carried girl down nine floors to safety'

Grenfell Tower inquiry hears how trainee firefighter 'carried girl down nine floors to safety'

A firefighter still on probation at the time of the Grenfell Tower fire spoke of how he strapped an oxygen mask to a little girl and carried her down nine floors to safety....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:13:54
Donald Trump on the cover of Time Magazine: From election to Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump on the cover of Time Magazine: From election to Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump on the cover of Time Magazine: From election to Vladimir Putin

Reportedly Donald Trump once hung a fake Time Magazine cover with his face on it in several of his golf clubs, but in December 2016 the newly-elected president achieved his apparent dream ...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:03:11
An XI of Brazilian footballers with very English-sounding names
An XI of Brazilian footballers with very English-sounding names

An XI of Brazilian footballers with very English-sounding names

From Socrates to Ronaldinho, Brazilian football history is full of names that scream Selecao, but with goalkeeper Alisson said to be in talks with Liverpool it’s a reminder that some are m...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:41:06
Sterling dives after disappointing retail sales data
Sterling dives after disappointing retail sales data

Sterling dives after disappointing retail sales data

Sterling was out of favour once again on Thursday after retail sales data disappointed despite food and drink sales receiving a boost from the World Cup....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:31:34
Donald Trump keen to hold another meeting with Vladimir Putin despite criticism
Donald Trump keen to hold another meeting with Vladimir Putin despite criticism

Donald Trump keen to hold another meeting with Vladimir Putin despite criticism

President Donald Trump has said he wants another meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed in Helsinki....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:22:50
Police officer rants about a slow road user, but it’s not what you think
Police officer rants about a slow road user, but it’s not what you think

Police officer rants about a slow road user, but it’s not what you think

Police work can be wild at times, but this officer’s encounter with one particular creature has got people talking....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:01:18
Donald Trump looking forward to second summit with Vladimir Putin - blames 'Fake News Media' for criticism
Donald Trump looking forward to second summit with Vladimir Putin - blames 'Fake News Media' for criticism

Donald Trump looking forward to second summit with Vladimir Putin - blames 'Fake News Media' for criticism

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump sa...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:27:01
Murder inquiry under way after skater stabbed to death in Kazakhstan
Murder inquiry under way after skater stabbed to death in Kazakhstan

Murder inquiry under way after skater stabbed to death in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan police have launched a murder inquiry after Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten was killed....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:12:18
Prepare for 'significant disruption' European Commission warnings over a no-deal Brexit
Prepare for 'significant disruption' European Commission warnings over a no-deal Brexit

Prepare for 'significant disruption' European Commission warnings over a no-deal Brexit

The European Commission has issued a warning to governments, businesses and citizens in the 27 remaining EU states to prepare for "significant disruption" as a result of Brexit....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:05:06
Check out these illustrations of current footballers in jobs from time gone by
Check out these illustrations of current footballers in jobs from time gone by

Check out these illustrations of current footballers in jobs from time gone by

What would Cristiano Ronaldo do if he wasn’t a footballer, and if he was born in a different era? Thanks to illustrator Dan Leydon, it’s not hard to imagine....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:57:15
Donald Trump hits out at EU after it imposes record fine on Google
Donald Trump hits out at EU after it imposes record fine on Google

Donald Trump hits out at EU after it imposes record fine on Google

President Donald Trump has said the European Union’s record fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the US....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:56:12
Ancient pottery found near River Nile dates to more than 4,000 years ago
Ancient pottery found near River Nile dates to more than 4,000 years ago

Ancient pottery found near River Nile dates to more than 4,000 years ago

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:43:30
Anger over beating meted out by Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard to student
Anger over beating meted out by Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard to student

Anger over beating meted out by Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard to student

A video showing one of French President Emmanuel Macron’s security chiefs beating a student demonstrator is provoking a fierce public backlash....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:32:00
Donald Trump hits out at European Union for fining Google under antitrust laws
Donald Trump hits out at European Union for fining Google under antitrust laws

Donald Trump hits out at European Union for fining Google under antitrust laws

President Donald Trump has hit out at the European Union for fining Google under antitrust laws....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:29:30

Spanish court drops extradition bid against Catalan leaders wanted for rebellion

A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting the Catalonia region’s independence....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:00:21
Steam pipe explosion sends pedestrians rushing for cover in New York
Steam pipe explosion sends pedestrians rushing for cover in New York

Steam pipe explosion sends pedestrians rushing for cover in New York

A steam pipe has exploded beneath New York’s Fifth Avenue, hurling chunks of asphalt flying....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:36:45
Vladimir Putin says 'forces' in the US are blocking international progress
Vladimir Putin says 'forces' in the US are blocking international progress

Vladimir Putin says 'forces' in the US are blocking international progress

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called his first summit with Donald Trump a success but said the US president’s domestic opponents are hampering any progress on what they discussed....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:21:48
Why people are discussing what they’d do if their wife turned into a lizard
Why people are discussing what they’d do if their wife turned into a lizard

Why people are discussing what they’d do if their wife turned into a lizard

When a conservative Christian blogger wrote a tweet comparing transitioning with becoming a reptile, Twitter users were on hand to set him straight....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:08:59
Russians protest over moves to raise retirement age
Russians protest over moves to raise retirement age

Russians protest over moves to raise retirement age

Russians are mounting protests against plans to raise the retirement age, in a rare challenge to President Vladimir Putin’s leadership....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:30:52
Bodyguard to France’s President Emmanuel Macron suspended over student beating
Bodyguard to France’s President Emmanuel Macron suspended over student beating

Bodyguard to France’s President Emmanuel Macron suspended over student beating

A bodyguard to France’s President Emmanuel Macron has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:20:31
Spanish judge drops extradition bid for Catalan leaders wanted for rebellion
Spanish judge drops extradition bid for Catalan leaders wanted for rebellion

Spanish judge drops extradition bid for Catalan leaders wanted for rebellion

A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:18:35
Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump’s critics are blocking international progress
Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump’s critics are blocking international progress

Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump’s critics are blocking international progress

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called his first summit with Donald Trump a success but said the US president’s domestic opponents are hampering any progress on what they discussed....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:10:48
Goals Soccer Centres shares knocked after Beast from the East hits sales
Goals Soccer Centres shares knocked after Beast from the East hits sales

Goals Soccer Centres shares knocked after Beast from the East hits sales

Goals Soccer Centres shares have slumped after the firm said its sales were knocked by the Beast from the East....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:48:09
Extremist attacks cast shadow over Mali’s presidential election
Extremist attacks cast shadow over Mali’s presidential election

Extremist attacks cast shadow over Mali’s presidential election

Deadly extremist attacks are casting a shadow over this month’s presidential election in Mali....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:03:52
Which animal would you have as your pal if they suddenly had human intelligence?
Which animal would you have as your pal if they suddenly had human intelligence?

Which animal would you have as your pal if they suddenly had human intelligence?

Pets are great, there’s no question about that, but imagine if you could communicate with them on a human level....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:51:14
Generation Sensible: Compliment or insult? The debate rages online
Generation Sensible: Compliment or insult? The debate rages online

Generation Sensible: Compliment or insult? The debate rages online

An interesting term for the current crop of under-25s is doing the rounds: Generation Sensible....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:41:08
Thousands evacuated from pro-government villages besieged by Syrian rebels
Thousands evacuated from pro-government villages besieged by Syrian rebels

Thousands evacuated from pro-government villages besieged by Syrian rebels

Over 7,000 people from two Syrian pro-government villages that were besieged by the rebels for three years have been evacuated, Syria’s state-run media has reported....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:29:49
Macedonian leader announces referendum question over name change
Macedonian leader announces referendum question over name change

Macedonian leader announces referendum question over name change

Macedonia’s prime minister has announced the question his country’s citizens will face in a referendum this autumn on a recent deal with Greece changing the country’s name to North Macedon...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:00:23
Two children suffer bites in rare shark attacks off New York coast
Two children suffer bites in rare shark attacks off New York coast

Two children suffer bites in rare shark attacks off New York coast

Two children have been bitten on the leg in possible shark attacks in the waters off Long Island in New York state, prompting authorities to close the beaches, officials said....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:57:47
AO World posts sales lift but warns of slow summer trading
AO World posts sales lift but warns of slow summer trading

AO World posts sales lift but warns of slow summer trading

Online retailer AO World has posted a bump in sales, but warned that demand had fallen heading into the summer....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:52:18
Company’s claim to have found gold-laden warship wreck causes market turbulence
Company’s claim to have found gold-laden warship wreck causes market turbulence

Company’s claim to have found gold-laden warship wreck causes market turbulence

A South Korean company claiming to have found a sunken Russian warship has seen its shares soar and then fall on the stock market amid rumours the vessel was carrying a cargo of gold....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:39:06
Bodyguard to France’s Emmanuel Macron suspended over student beating
Bodyguard to France’s Emmanuel Macron suspended over student beating

Bodyguard to France’s Emmanuel Macron suspended over student beating

A bodyguard to France’s President Emmanuel Macron has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:20:41
Moneysupermarket.com shares jump 8% on plans for mortgage comparison site
Moneysupermarket.com shares jump 8% on plans for mortgage comparison site

Moneysupermarket.com shares jump 8% on plans for mortgage comparison site

Moneysupermarket.com shares soared after the company announced plans for a new mortgage comparison tool alongside an “encouraging” set of half-year results....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:12:13
Retail sales see strongest quarterly growth since 2015
Retail sales see strongest quarterly growth since 2015

Retail sales see strongest quarterly growth since 2015

Retail sales grew strongly across the three months to June as the warm weather encouraged shoppers to stock up on food and drink, figures show....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:10:47
Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill
Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israel’s parliament has approved controversial legislation that defines the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, but critics have warned that it will sideline minorities....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:32:23
Thai cave boys pray for fortune at temple
Thai cave boys pray for fortune at temple

Thai cave boys pray for fortune at temple

The Thai youth football team and their coach enjoyed their first day back home with their families since they were rescued from a flooded cave with a trip to a Buddhist temple....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:28:20
Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit
Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers have asked a judge to dismiss Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:24:27
Two children suffer bites in possible shark attacks
Two children suffer bites in possible shark attacks

Two children suffer bites in possible shark attacks

Two children have been bitten on the leg in possible shark attacks in the waters off Long Island in New York state, prompting authorities to close the beaches, officials said....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:28:05
Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever
Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule higher into space than it has ever done before....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:13:54
Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian election meddling
Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian election meddling

Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian election meddling

The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain a political outcry and confusion over US President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Mr Trump ever mean...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:10:32
Congressman condemned over backing for UK far-right activist Robinson
Congressman condemned over backing for UK far-right activist Robinson

Congressman condemned over backing for UK far-right activist Robinson

The Arizona chapter of the US’s largest Muslim civil rights group has condemned a congressman for appearing at a London rally in support of a jailed far-right British activist....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:04:42
Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill
Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israel’s parliament has approved controversial legislation that defines the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, but critics have warned that it will sideline minorities....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:53:19
Suspects 'identified' in ex-Russian spy Novichok poisoning case
Suspects 'identified' in ex-Russian spy Novichok poisoning case

Suspects 'identified' in ex-Russian spy Novichok poisoning case

UK Police are believed to have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on Russian former spy Sergei Skripal....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:42:12
 
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