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London blast arrest

London blast arrest

A MAN has been arrested over a small explosion at a London underground station on Tuesday which police said was likely to have been caused by a battery malfunction....

June 21, 2018, Thursday


Canada opioid deaths

Canada opioid deaths

The opioid crisis claimed nearly 4,000 lives in Canada last year, mainly from overdoses of the powerful painkiller fentanyl, the public health agency said on Tuesday, warning of a worsening situation....

June 21, 2018, Thursday


Tipped worker wages

Tipped worker wages

Voters in the United States capital Washington approved a measure on Tuesday to require businesses to pay tipped workers at least US$15 per hour as a base hourly wage by 2025....

June 21, 2018, Thursday


Hadrian’s wail

Hadrian’s wail

Hadrian’s Wall, built by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago to defend the northern limits of their empire, is being damaged by illegal metal detectorists....

June 21, 2018, Thursday


Warning issued over European flight delays

Warning issued over European flight delays

The number of European flights delayed by up to two hours is set to rise seven-fold by 2040 due to greater travel demand and a lack of capacity on the ground and in the air to keep up with the growth,...

June 21, 2018, Thursday


May fends off Brexit defeat in House vote

May fends off Brexit defeat in House vote

Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament yesterday, keeping her deeply divided government’s plans to end Britain’s more than 40 years of partnership with the European Union on...

June 21, 2018, Thursday


Europol: Risk of more IS terror attacks in Europe ‘remains acute’

Europol: Risk of more IS terror attacks in Europe ‘remains acute’

Jihadist attacks on European targets more than doubled last year, Europe’s police agency said yesterday, warning the risk of more unsophisticated attacks by the so-called Islamic State group “remains...

June 21, 2018, Thursday


World Refugee Day performance

World Refugee Day performance

Syrian dancer and choreographer Ahmad Joudeh performs on the occasion of World Refugee Day at the Simone Veil Esplanade in front of the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday. The World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year, with the United Nations, the United Nations Refugee Agency and civil groups around the world hosting events in order to raise awareness about people who are forced to flee their homes and seek safety elsewhere. ...

June 21, 2018, Thursday


192 missing in Sumatra ferry tragedy

192 missing in Sumatra ferry tragedy

As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, the search-and-rescue agency said yesterday, tripling initial government estimates....

June 21, 2018, Thursday


Faroe health authority warns against eating whale

Faroe health authority warns against eating whale

The Faroe Islands’ ritual pilot whale hunt is not only highly controversial, eating the whale meat also poses a health hazard, public health authorities in Denmark’s autonomous North Atlantic territory...

June 21, 2018, Thursday




 

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