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ECB to extend it QE program until at least the end of next year
ECB to extend it QE program until at least the end of next year

  The European Central Bank will reduce its bond-buying from the current level, whil [ ... ]

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Limo set on fire in protest on streets of Washington
Limo set on fire in protest on streets of Washington

  Protesters attacked symbols of capitalism across the capitol, as President Donal [ ... ]

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Incheon airport starts capsule hotel with showers
Incheon airport starts capsule hotel with showers

  To provide the most comfortable rest for transit or late-night passengers,...  [ ... ]

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Concerns over Trump policies, strong dollar in Davos, but general optimism
Concerns over Trump policies, strong dollar in Davos, but general optimism

  The annual meeting of the world's political and business elites has wrapped up [ ... ]

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Trump welcomed to The White House with a military parade; Americans react
Trump welcomed to The White House with a military parade; Americans react

    President Donald Trump was treated to a patriotic display in Washi [ ... ]

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Thames WWII bomb towed away
Thames WWII bomb towed away

  A suspected World War Two bomb found in the River Thames near the Houses of Parl [ ... ]

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Hillary Clinton joins arrivals at Trump inauguration as he is sworn in
Hillary Clinton joins arrivals at Trump inauguration as he is sworn in

      Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th President o [ ... ]

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Korean beauty enthusiast becomes YouTube star
Korean beauty enthusiast becomes YouTube star

  YouTube, where ordinary people can upload their own self-made content. It has all [ ... ]

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Korean startups that made their marks with innovative products at CES 2017
Korean startups that made their marks with innovative products at CES 2017

  Numerous gadgets created by Korean startups won this year's prestigious innovation [ ... ]

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China posts 6.7% economic growth in 2016
China posts 6.7% economic growth in 2016

  China's economy expanded six-point-seven percent last year.   Although that [ ... ]

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Protest erupts in Washington before Trump's inauguration
Protest erupts in Washington before Trump's inauguration

  People took to the streets ahead of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration. Hu [ ... ]

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Trump lands in Washington for Presidential inauguration
Trump lands in Washington for Presidential inauguration

  Donald Trump steps down from the Air Force plane with his family ahead of the pack [ ... ]

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US firms optimistic about growth in 2017: Federal Reserve
US firms optimistic about growth in 2017: Federal Reserve

  The U.S. Federal Reserve says most American businesses are optimistic about grow [ ... ]

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Soft robotics opens up new possibilities for fourth industrial revolution
Soft robotics opens up new possibilities for fourth industrial revolution

  Artificial intelligence and self-driving cars are some of the technological ad [ ... ]

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Melania Trump: We will make America great again
Melania Trump: We will make America great again

  Melania Trump says "we will make America great again" ahead of her husband Pre [ ... ]

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Brave swimmers brace icy waters to mark the Epiphany
Brave swimmers brace icy waters to mark the Epiphany

  Brave swimmers brace icy waters to mark the Epiphany in Russia and the Ukraine.  [ ... ]

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Dozens missing after avalanche buries Italian hotel
Dozens missing after avalanche buries Italian hotel

  Rescue workers in Italy brave blizzard conditions to reach a hotel left buried by  [ ... ]

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Istanbul nightclub attack suspect captured
Istanbul nightclub attack suspect captured

  Turkish police have captured the alleged gunman who carried out the New Year's nig [ ... ]

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2016 sets hottest year record for third straight year: U.S. scientists
2016 sets hottest year record for third straight year: U.S. scientists

  U.S. scientists have officially declared 2016 the hottest year on record,... mak [ ... ]

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Court rejects arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong
Court rejects arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong

  Our top story this afternoon...   An arrest warrant sought for Samsung's he [ ... ]

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Obama sends well-wishes to Bush in Farewell Address
Obama sends well-wishes to Bush in Farewell Address

  President Barack Obama sends well-wishes to George.H.W.Bush and thanks the press [ ... ]

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Reality TV star sues Trump for defamation
Reality TV star sues Trump for defamation

  A former reality TV show contestant, Summer Zervos, is suing Donald Trump for  [ ... ]

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First direct freight train from China arrives in UK
First direct freight train from China arrives in UK

  The first freight train service from China to the UK arrived in London completin [ ... ]

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Colo, the oldest gorilla in captivity, dies aged 60
Colo, the oldest gorilla in captivity, dies aged 60

  The world's first gorilla born in captivity, a female named Colo has died aged 60. [ ... ]

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Revolutionary wind-sensing satellite to leave the UK
Revolutionary wind-sensing satellite to leave the UK

  The Aeolus Satellite, which will be the first to measure wind speeds across  [ ... ]

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Bee hive extracts can cure Gout
Bee hive extracts can cure Gout

  Most Gout treatments available these days are effective only in alleviating sympto [ ... ]

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British pound posts biggest gains, European stocks pare losses after PM May's speech
British pound posts biggest gains, European stocks pare losses after PM May's speech

  The British pound posted its biggest gains in several years on Tuesday after Prime M [ ... ]

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Samsung heir appears for arrest warrant hearing
Samsung heir appears for arrest warrant hearing

  The fate of Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong will be decided today.   A [ ... ]

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Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon dies aged 82
Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon dies aged 82

  Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the commander of NASA's Apollo 17 mission and th [ ... ]

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Xi Jinping warns against Trump's possible protectionism policy
Xi Jinping warns against Trump's possible protectionism policy

  Despite growing speculation that China is slapping trade bans on Korean imports  [ ... ]

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May: Brexit must mean 'control' over immigration
May: Brexit must mean 'control' over immigration

  Prime Minister Theresa May says the vote for Brexit was a decisi [ ... ]

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US troops perform drills in Poland
US troops perform drills in Poland

  US troops perform drills in Poland after being deployed by NATO.   Rep [ ... ]

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Shakira and Forest Whitaker honoured at World Economic Forum
Shakira and Forest Whitaker honoured at World Economic Forum

  Shakira, Forest Whitaker and violinist Sophie Ann Mutter are honoured at this year [ ... ]

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Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend Davos forum in Switzerland
Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend Davos forum in Switzerland

  Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to make history by becoming the first Chines [ ... ]

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Horses jump over bonfires at controversial Spanish festival
Horses jump over bonfires at controversial Spanish festival

  Horses and riders jump over bonfires during a centuries-old festival in the Span [ ... ]

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Trump complains at NATO countries for not paying defense share
Trump complains at NATO countries for not paying defense share

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is once again making the headlines,... this ti [ ... ]

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Britain's oldest Olympian turns 100
Britain's oldest Olympian turns 100

  Bill Lucas competed in the 5000m track event at the 1948 London Olympic Games an [ ... ]

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Eight richest people worth same as the world's poorest half
Eight richest people worth same as the world's poorest half

  According to analysis by Oxfam, just eight men, from Bill Gates to Mike Bloomb [ ... ]

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Researchers find new way to enhance delivery of anticancer drugs
Researchers find new way to enhance delivery of anticancer drugs

  Korean researchers have found a way to enhance the delivery of anticancer drugs. [ ... ]

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Thousands turn up to rally against the repeal of Obamacare
Thousands turn up to rally against the repeal of Obamacare

  Thousands of people join Democratic Senators across America to rally against the [ ... ]

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Turkish Airlines cargo jet crash kills at least 37 in Kyrgyzstan
Turkish Airlines cargo jet crash kills at least 37 in Kyrgyzstan

  A Turkish cargo plane has crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's Manas air [ ... ]

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Arrest warrant for Samsung's heir, and the impact it will bring
Arrest warrant for Samsung's heir, and the impact it will bring

  The latest developments in the investigation is raising concerns among Samsung's [ ... ]

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Combined shipments of China's three smartphone makers surpass Apple for first time
Combined shipments of China's three smartphone makers surpass Apple for first time

  The combined shipments of China's big-three smartphone makers -- Huawei, OPPO  [ ... ]

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Japan and Indonesia agree to boost maritime cooperation in South China Sea
Japan and Indonesia agree to boost maritime cooperation in South China Sea

  Japan and Indonesia have agreed to boost maritime cooperation amid the ongoing [ ... ]

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Arrest warrant issued for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong on bribery, perjury charges
Arrest warrant issued for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong on bribery, perjury charges

  We begin with the breaking news coming from the independent counsel team… & [ ... ]

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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong may be arrested on Monday amid power abuse probe
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong may be arrested on Monday amid power abuse probe

  The Independent Counsel investigating the Choi Soon-sil scandal said on Sunday [ ... ]

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Scuffles break out in Turkish parliament
Scuffles break out in Turkish parliament

  Scuffles break out in Turkish parliament over plans to give Erdogan more pow [ ... ]

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Princess Margaret's former husband Lord Snowdon dies aged 86
Princess Margaret's former husband Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

  Princess Margaret's former husband, famous for his photography and film making, di [ ... ]

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Australia celebrates Batik art in the outback
Australia celebrates Batik art in the outback

  Batik artists flock to Alice Springs for a 30 year anniversary of the first ever B [ ... ]

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Parents of Muslim convert 'Jihadi Jack' go on trial
Parents of Muslim convert 'Jihadi Jack' go on trial

  The parents of a 20-year-old Muslim convert are appearing at the Old Bailey accu [ ... ]

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May's Brexit plan has 'clarity' says New Zealand PM
May's Brexit plan has 'clarity' says New Zealand PM

  The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Bill English, says he is impressed by the cla [ ... ]

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Memory chips that dissolve in water prevent data leaks
Memory chips that dissolve in water prevent data leaks

  In the rapidly evolving Internet-of-Things era, data breaches are a serious conc [ ... ]

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Pilot dies in air show stunt gone wrong in Thailand
Pilot dies in air show stunt gone wrong in Thailand

  A pilot has died in an air show stunt gone wrong in Thailand at the country's  [ ... ]

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Trump reiterates his strong will to abolish Obamacare
Trump reiterates his strong will to abolish Obamacare

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has been tweeting up a storm again.    [ ... ]

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Weather warning ignored in Scarborough as sea wall breached
Weather warning ignored in Scarborough as sea wall breached

  Weather warnings have been ignored in Scarborough, with a dog walker and wheel [ ... ]

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Donald Trump takes rooster form
Donald Trump takes rooster form

  With Chinese New Year approaching, a China based company created an inflatable [ ... ]

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Korean Wrestling - Ssireum
Korean Wrestling - Ssireum

  During major Korean holidays, Ssireum, traditional Korean wrestling is played for  [ ... ]

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Obama awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom in final gesture of bromance
Obama awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom in final gesture of bromance

  President Barack Obama has awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential M [ ... ]

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Blizzards batter Britain
Blizzards batter Britain

  Large parts of the UK have been hit by heavy snow and high winds.   Repo [ ... ]

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No plans to pull out U.S. troops: James Mattis
No plans to pull out U.S. troops: James Mattis

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary has touted the  [ ... ]

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Man and daughter found alive after 'going missing' at sea
Man and daughter found alive after 'going missing' at sea

  Alan Langdon and his daughter Que have been found alive and well in Australi [ ... ]

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Samsung heir apparent questioned by independent counsel
Samsung heir apparent questioned by independent counsel

  Moving to the ongoing investigation into the massive corruption scandal surrou [ ... ]

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BOK keeps rate steady for January at 1.25%
BOK keeps rate steady for January at 1.25%

  The Bank of Korea has lowered its growth forecast to two-and-a-half percent this [ ... ]

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Rooster of carnations arrives in Chinatown
Rooster of carnations arrives in Chinatown

  A six foot rooster will arrive in Chinatown today to celebrate Chinese New Year. T [ ... ]

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Ex-spy's partner refuses to confirm link to Trump dossier
Ex-spy's partner refuses to confirm link to Trump dossier

  The business partner of ex-spy Christopher Steele, who is linked to the alleged Do [ ... ]

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Skirt belonging to Queen Elizabeth I found in rural church
Skirt belonging to Queen Elizabeth I found in rural church

  A piece of fabric believed to be part of a skirt worn by Queen Elizabeth I is to [ ... ]

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US deploys stealth F-35B squadron to Japan
US deploys stealth F-35B squadron to Japan

  The United States has deployed ten F-35-B stealth fighters to its air station in [ ... ]

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Defiant President-elect slams fake news
Defiant President-elect slams fake news

  Incoming president, Donald Trump, has firmly chided news organisations for publish [ ... ]

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Duchess of Cambridge visits Anne Freud National Centre
Duchess of Cambridge visits Anne Freud National Centre

  Duchess of Cambridge visits Anne Freud National Centre for Children and Families [ ... ]

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Hongcheon Energy Town produces sustainable livelihood for area residents
Hongcheon Energy Town produces sustainable livelihood for area residents

  A small town in Korea's northern province of Gangwon-do is going GREEN. Resident [ ... ]

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Statue of Lionel Messi destroyed by vandals
Statue of Lionel Messi destroyed by vandals

  Vandals remove the head, torso and arms from a statue of footballer Lionel Mes [ ... ]

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Worst outbreak of avian influenza Korea has ever seen
Worst outbreak of avian influenza Korea has ever seen

  A huge case of avian influenza struck the Korean peninsula this winter... promptin [ ... ]

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World Bank forecasts moderate growth for world economy in 2017
World Bank forecasts moderate growth for world economy in 2017

  The World Bank expects the global economy to post moderate growth of two-point-s [ ... ]

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Highlights from Obama's emotional farewell speech
Highlights from Obama's emotional farewell speech

  The highlights from Obama's emotional farewell speech in Chicago.   Re [ ... ]

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Parkour becomes official UK sport
Parkour becomes official UK sport

  The United Kingdom has become the first country to officially recognise parkour, a [ ... ]

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Pakistan launches first cruise missile from a submarine
Pakistan launches first cruise missile from a submarine

  Pakistan's military says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched c [ ... ]

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Small tourist plane crash kills one in Australia
Small tourist plane crash kills one in Australia

  A small tourist plane has crashed on a remote beach in Queensland killing one and  [ ... ]

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VR parks, showrooms pop up as regulations lifted
VR parks, showrooms pop up as regulations lifted

  Virtual reality is a sector that could forever change the way we interact with the [ ... ]

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IBM and Samsung win most patents in 2016
IBM and Samsung win most patents in 2016

  With tech companies battling it out in the market and in the courtroom, the U. [ ... ]

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Jack Ma meets Trump; Toyota plans to invest $10bil in USA after border tax threats
Jack Ma meets Trump; Toyota plans to invest $10bil in USA after border tax threats

  Global carmakers, such as Toyota, Ford and Fiat Chrysler, have announced in rece [ ... ]

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New method of detecting cancer through blood test
New method of detecting cancer through blood test

  A team of Korean researchers have developed a way to detect cancer that could sa [ ... ]

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Iraqi forces vs ISIS; reaches Tigris river for 1st time
Iraqi forces vs ISIS; reaches Tigris river for 1st time

  Iraqi soldiers continued battling so-called Islamic State group militants in Mos [ ... ]

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Chinese military planes enter Korean and Japanese air defense zones?
Chinese military planes enter Korean and Japanese air defense zones?

  The South Korean military is looking into yesterday's aerial intrusion by multip [ ... ]

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Winter storms hit U.S. and Europe
Winter storms hit U.S. and Europe

  Over the weekend, the United States and parts of Europe were hit hard by sub [ ... ]

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Tube strike causes gridlock in London
Tube strike causes gridlock in London

  Commuters faced travel chaos due to a 24 hour shutdown of the London Undergrou [ ... ]

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4 soldiers killed in Jerusalem lorry attack
4 soldiers killed in Jerusalem lorry attack

  Four soldiers have been killed and 15 more injured in a lorry attack in Jerusale [ ... ]

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Trump Cabinet picks to undergo scrutiny at Senate hearings
Trump Cabinet picks to undergo scrutiny at Senate hearings

  US President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees are about to undergo scruti [ ... ]

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5 million Syrians face water outage as violations of cease-fire continue
5 million Syrians face water outage as violations of cease-fire continue

  With continued violations of the cease-fire deal between Syrian armed forces and [ ... ]

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Queen makes first public appearance since falling ill
Queen makes first public appearance since falling ill

  The Queen attended the morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in San [ ... ]

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Trilateral FTA negotiations between Korea-China-Japan to take place for 11th time on Monday
Trilateral FTA negotiations between Korea-China-Japan to take place for 11th time on Monday

  Korea, China and Japan will hold another round of talks on Monday towards even [ ... ]

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Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly
Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly

  In recent years, car sharing has become a rising trend amongst young peopl [ ... ]

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Alzheimer's UK reacts to new dementia study
Alzheimer's UK reacts to new dementia study

  As a Canadian study links busy traffic and dementia, Alzheimer's UK says it  [ ... ]

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Images of Florida shooting suspect released
Images of Florida shooting suspect released

  Images are released of Esteban Santiago, the man suspected of shooting dead fi [ ... ]

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'Suspected firearm' found in car after fatal police shooting
'Suspected firearm' found in car after fatal police shooting

  The Independent Police Complaints Commission UK says a 'suspected firearm' was dis [ ... ]

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2017 may see 3 rate hikes by the Fed
2017 may see 3 rate hikes by the Fed

  The head of the Chicago Federal Reserve says the U.S. central bank could rai [ ... ]

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Bioplastics manufacturing using seaweeds
Bioplastics manufacturing using seaweeds

  A Korean research team has developed the technology to manufacture eco-friendl [ ... ]

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Whale shark that killed a trainer dies
Whale shark that killed a trainer dies

  Tilikum, the orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010 and inspired t [ ... ]

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Painting with your brain
Painting with your brain

  If you're looking for an escape from the cold this winter here in Korea, here's an [ ... ]

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Korean tech-giants introduce new smart home gadgets at the CES 2017
Korean tech-giants introduce new smart home gadgets at the CES 2017

  This year's Consumer Electronics Show is the craziest yet, as the falling cost [ ... ]

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Michelle Obama delivers tearful final speech as First Lady
Michelle Obama delivers tearful final speech as First Lady

  Michelle Obama tears up as she delivers an emotional final speech as First L [ ... ]

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Gunman kills five people at Florida airport
Gunman kills five people at Florida airport

  A lone gunman has shot dead five people and injured at least eight others at a [ ... ]

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East is East star Om Puri dies aged 66
East is East star Om Puri dies aged 66

  Indian actor Om Puri has died at the age of 66. He was best known in the UK fo [ ... ]

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Voice-activated cars with 'emotional engines' at CES
Voice-activated cars with 'emotional engines' at CES

  Emotional, self-driving, voice-controlled cars steal the show at this year's Consume [ ... ]

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Winter celebrations throughout Korea
Winter celebrations throughout Korea

  It's winter in Korea. When the mercury plumets below zero, some would choose to c [ ... ]

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Towering statue of WWI soldier built using scrap metal
Towering statue of WWI soldier built using scrap metal

  A giant statue of a First World War soldier is created at a forge in Dorset us [ ... ]

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Samsung, LG unveil Q4 earnings estimates
Samsung, LG unveil Q4 earnings estimates

  Earnings forecast are out... which means progress report time for Korea's two bigg [ ... ]

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Toyota should pay 'border tax' if it builds factory in Mexico: Trump
Toyota should pay 'border tax' if it builds factory in Mexico: Trump

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is making it very clear that he's going to put [ ... ]

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Four held over Chicago kidnap and assault
Four held over Chicago kidnap and assault

  Four young adults have been arrested after a video was live-streamed on Facebook s [ ... ]

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Myanmar girls learn karate for self defence
Myanmar girls learn karate for self defence

  Young women in Myanmar's war-torn Kachin State are turning to martial arts to pr [ ... ]

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President Obama delivers farewell speech to US Armed Forces
President Obama delivers farewell speech to US Armed Forces

  Outgoing US President Barack Obama delivers a farewell speech to American arme [ ... ]

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Constitutional Court holds second hearing in President Park's impeachment trial
Constitutional Court holds second hearing in President Park's impeachment trial

  Let's start things off at the Constitutional Court of Korea.   The argume [ ... ]

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Princess Diana's private letters go on sale
Princess Diana's private letters go on sale

  Personal letters written by Diana, Princess of Wales to Cyril Dickman, a stewa [ ... ]

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Natural History Museum bids goodbye to Dippy the Dinosaur
Natural History Museum bids goodbye to Dippy the Dinosaur

  The Museums curator has exciting plans for the nation's favourite prehistoric  [ ... ]

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US Fed uncertain about pace of rate hikes: minutes
US Fed uncertain about pace of rate hikes: minutes

  Minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's December meeting show... most policymake [ ... ]

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Samsung, LG unveil new Super Ultra HD TVs at CES 2017
Samsung, LG unveil new Super Ultra HD TVs at CES 2017

  The world's most innovative minds, companies and their products have gathered in [ ... ]

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New York train crash injures more than 100 people
New York train crash injures more than 100 people

  A commuter train has derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal, injuring more [ ... ]

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Scuffles erupt as Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter
Scuffles erupt as Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter

  Scuffles erupt outside of a Tel Aviv court as Israeli Sgt. Elor Azaria is charged  [ ... ]

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Chinese city of Harbin prepares for massive ice festival
Chinese city of Harbin prepares for massive ice festival

  Sculptors put the finishing touches to giant ice carvings ahead of the world famou [ ... ]

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Antonio Conte tries to downplay Chelsea's winning streak
Antonio Conte tries to downplay Chelsea's winning streak

  Chelsea could be the first team to win 14 consecutive games in one season, makin [ ... ]

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Faraday Future self-parking car fails live demo at CES
Faraday Future self-parking car fails live demo at CES

  The Faraday Future FF91 fails to park itself during an onstage demonstration a [ ... ]

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