Monday, 22 January 2018

"It will alleviate the suffering" - Saudi Arabia is expected to announce a multi-billion dollar aid package for Yemen

A boy holds a book as he walks on books scattered on the ground after an air strike hit a school book storage building in the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen
A Yemeni boy seen after an airstrike hit a school book storage building in the northwestern city of Saada
-The move will be seen as an attempt by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince to reframe his country's  image in the face of opposition.

More snow is on the way across large parts of Britain after the coldest night in almost two years

Snowy scenes at Kingussie in the Scottish Highlands

-Police are warning that icy conditions could mean disruption to roads and transport and they are  urging drivers to carry supplies.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Why has the US government shut down on Trump's one year anniversary as President?

US President Donald Trump

-Democrats and Republicans are at a stalemate over laws to protect about 700,000 younger  immigrants from being deported.

The Zombies bassist Jim Rodford has died aged 76 after a fall, just six days after his final performance

Rodford also spent 18 years with The Kinks

-The 76-year-old musician was dedicated to music "to the end", says his cousin and the frontman  of The Zombies.

Saturday, 20 January 2018

What have Kim and Kanye named their third child?

Kanye and Kim

-It has been compared to that of a train station and a terrestrial television medical drama.

How much did Prince William spend on his buzz cut?

The Duke of Cambridge debuted his new hairstyle at an event in London on Thursday

-Social media users have pointed out you can get the same haircut at a high street barber for  under a tenner.

Friday, 19 January 2018

Land speed record holder killed in helicopter crash

Charles Burnett III celebrating his land speed record in 2009

-Charles Burnett III died along with four others in the New Mexico accident.

Nusrat Ghani has become the first female Muslim minister to speak at the Commons despatch box


-The MP for Wealden hails an "important moment" as she becomes the first female Muslim  minister to speak at the despatch box.

The world's scientists were baffled in 2015 when 200,000 antelope suddenly dropped dead in Kazakhstan

Saiga antelope

-Scientists have finally solved the mystery of the antelope mass extinction event which killed 60%  of the animal's population.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Ronaldinho Gaúcho has officially retired from football. 2x La Liga 1x UCL 1x Serie A 1x Copa America 1x World Cup 3x UEFA Team of the Year 3x FIFPro World XI 2x FIFA POTY 1x UEFA POTY 1x Ballon d'Or #Legend

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Ronaldinho Gaúcho
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OUT!’ Trump orders CNN star Jim Acosta to leave Oval Office after reporter’s newest outburst

Trump orders CNN star Jim Acosta to leave Oval Office

-President Trump kicked CNN star Jim Acosta out of the Oval Office Tuesday after the network’s  senior White House correspondent badgered him with racially charged questions.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

BREACKING:Adults and children found chained to their beds in a US home

The Turpins on their wedding day in 2016

-Two parents were interviewed and their bail set at $9m (£6.5m) each after a teenager managed to  escape and raise the alarm.

Monday, 15 January 2018

Efforts to extinguish a fire and rescue survivors on a stricken oil tanker have been hampered because the vessel keeps exploding

Rescue efforts for the stricken oil tanker in East China Sea

-Ten foot waves, strong winds and toxic fumes from the burning oil have been hindering efforts to  extinguish the fire.

Tooth extraction 'epidemic' costs NHS millions


-Health officials come under fire after figures show operations to remove the teeth of youngsters  in England have risen sharply.

West Brom and England striker Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59

Cyrille Regis played for West Brom from 1977-1984

-England and West Brom player Cyrille Regis played an integral role in dealing with racism in  football.

BREAKING: Donald Trump 'paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000 to hide affair'

Stormy Daniels
Adult film star Stormy Daniels, real name Stephanie Clifford

-Stormy Daniels was among the adult film industry’s biggest stars when she met Mr Trump in 2006.

I'm not a racist. I'm the least racist person you will ever interview" - President Donald Trump has insisted,

Donald Trump allegedly called Haiti and Africa 'shithole countries'

-The US President blames the media for distorting his meaning as he tells reporters he is the "least racist  person".

The RAF has scrambled two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes near the UK's airspace

The jets were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth. File pic

-British jets are deployed as a suspected Russian plane heads towards UK airspace amid ongoing  tensions  with the West.

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Why have businesses charged for using cards and what will a ban mean for them?

British operations could be in question if the takeover goes ahead

-Customers will no longer see the costs of processing card payments added to bills though these    may be passed on in other ways.

WATCH VIDEO: Chris Brown may face jail after monkey seized

Chris Brown may be hit with a charge that potentially carries a six-month jail term

-The US singer could be hit with a misdemeanour charge for not having a permit to own the primate.

Friday, 12 January 2018

The Russian President praised North Korean leader Kim as a "competent and mature politician"

Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un

-The Russian premier suggests North Korea's Supreme Leader has beaten the US President because he has achieved his strategic aims.

Another surgeon discovered the initials "SB" on a patient's liver

Surgeon Simon Bramhall has pleaded guilty to two counts of assault after marking his initials on the liver of two patients during transplant operations

-Simon Bramhall, who was supported in court by former patients, said his actions were an attempt  to relieve tension during surgery.

A Rhode Island rap artist whose songs include a tune titled "Sell Drugsz" was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday -- for selling drugs.

Michael Persaud's stage name is Montana Millz

-A Rhode Island rap artist whose songs include a tune titled "Sell Drugsz" was sentenced to three  years in prison Wednesday -- for selling drugs.

Manchester United are losing hope over landing Alexis Sanchez...

Alexis Sanchez's

-Manchester United will monitor Alexis Sanchez's situation this month but club chiefs still expect the Arsenal forward to sign for Manchester City, sources have told ESPN FC.

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Queen, has lost its royal warrant following a book by its director revealing details of her work.

The Queen was also at the church service

-June Kenton told a newspaper she was "very sad" about the decision, which follows the release  of Storm in a D Cup in March last year.

Donald Trump has questioned why the US should allow more immigrants from "s***hole countries"

Donald Trump has tweeted that he is a 'very stable genius'

-His profane remark comes as the President questions why the US should permit more immigrants  from Haiti and Africa.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

An armed gang is suspected to have been involved in five bank robberies in London

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-Officers say an increasing amount of violence is being used by a gang with a guard shot several  times at close range in one raid.

The death of a koala found screwed to a wooden post is being investigated

Police in Australia are investigating after a dead koala was found nailed to a wooden post in Queensland. - Facebook: Koala Rescue Queensland Inc

-A post-mortem will be carried out to find out whether the animal was dead or alive when it was  nailed to the post.

The birds have been seen carrying smouldering or flaming sticks in their beaks or talons to spread the fire to where prey may be sheltering

A hawk searching for prey over a bushfire. Pic: Robert Gosford

-Scientists discover that there is some truth behind ancient Aboriginal stories surrounding the birds of prey.

Meghan Markle has shut down all of her social media accounts

Meghan Markle

-The move is in line with Royal tradition and comes after the Suits star closed her lifestyle blog The Tig in  April last year.

A "terrible accident" in training has left Olympic medallist Jelle van Gorkom in a coma

Jelle van Gorkom won a silver medal during the Rio Olympics

-Jelle van Gorkom was seriously hurt in the crash during training - suffering a tear in his skull, broken ribs and  liver damage.

This photo of a boy left with frozen hair and eyelashes after his walk to school has gone viral

Wang Fuman had icicles in his hair and eyelashes after his long walk to school

-Wang Fuman, who walks for over an hour to school in temperatures down to -9C, is described as one of  China's left-behind children.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Controlled explosions are reportedly being used to clear piled-up snow

Bulldozers have been deployed in Zermatt to plough through snowdrifts

-Just 100 people an hour are able to leave the Swiss resort of Zermatt, while snow is also causing  havoc in  northern Italy.

The US President's former chief strategist has left Breitbart News days after the explosive Trump book

Steve Bannon

-Donald Trump's former top aide is leaving the right-wing media outlet after being quoted in an  explosive  book about the President.

I warned Nigerians about Buhari, he is a disgrace to Nigerians – Yakasai

Alhaji Tanko

-Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, 92, a chip from the old block, served as President Shehu Shagari’s Liaison Officer to the National Assembly.

Russia says it now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

 Russia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

-Russia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated in a surprise  announcement on Thursday, obtained exclusively by The Jerusalem Post.

Musicians are furious after a 17th Century string instrument worth £148,000 was severely damaged during a flight

The viola de gamba was smashed in half. Pic: Myrna Herzog.

-Musicians tell of an increasing lack of confidence in airlines to properly look after their precious instruments.

This woman is accused of pouring wine over her date's Warhol paintings

Lindy Lou Layman denies the claims against her

-Prosecutors claim Lindy Lou Layman poured wine on paintings, including two Andy Warhol pieces, each  valued at $500,000 (£369,000).

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Lana Del Rey sued by Radiohead for allegedly copying Creep

Del Rey claimed Radiohead's lawyers had been 'relentless'

-The US star claims she offered a 40% cut but the band's "relentless" lawyers refused and want  all the publishing royalties.