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Panda-monium! Giant pandas play in the snow at Finnish zoo
Panda-monium! Giant pandas play in the snow at Finnish zoo

  Two giant pandas on loan from China have been unveiled at Ähtäri Zoo in ce [ ... ]

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Fire artists thrill Olympic fans with blazing beach show
Fire artists thrill Olympic fans with blazing beach show

  A group of fire artists display their talents in a performance on the beach in [ ... ]

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Thai and US marines storm beach for Cobra Gold drill
Thai and US marines storm beach for Cobra Gold drill

  Thailand and the United States held an amphibious landing exercise on Saturday [ ... ]

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U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicts 13 Russians for election interference
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicts 13 Russians for election interference

  U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russians for election  [ ... ]

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Celebrations around the world for Chinese New Year
Celebrations around the world for Chinese New Year

  Celebrations take place to mark Chinese New Year, which is commonly known as [ ... ]

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Baby elephant rescued from well in Thailand
Baby elephant rescued from well in Thailand

  This baby elephant is lucky to be alive after rescuers spent three hours sav [ ... ]

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Extreme unicyclists battle at Cologne championships
Extreme unicyclists battle at Cologne championships

  Daring urban unicyclists have shown their incredible skills at the 2018 Extr [ ... ]

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Robot skiing comes to Winter Olympics
Robot skiing comes to Winter Olympics

  The 'Ski Robot Challenge' was held in Hoengseong in South Korea, showcasing the be [ ... ]

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Royal expert: Meghan Markle is 'now a virtual prisoner'
Royal expert: Meghan Markle is 'now a virtual prisoner'

  Ingrid Seward believes Meghan Markle will find adjusting to being part of th [ ... ]

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Pancake Day? How about Pancake WEEK!
Pancake Day? How about Pancake WEEK!

  Russians are crazy for pancakes and celebrate Pancake Week each year. The warm [ ... ]

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Trump wants $1.5 tril. for infrastructure blueprint
Trump wants $1.5 tril. for infrastructure blueprint

  U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled his plans for a revamp of what he's [ ... ]

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle reveals Wedding details; brother to be best man?
Prince Harry & Meghan Markle reveals Wedding details; brother to be best man?

  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have revealed plans for their May wedding. The  [ ... ]

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3 killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash
3 killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

  Three British tourists have died after a helicopter they were travelling in cr [ ... ]

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Chinese New Year comes early in Rome
Chinese New Year comes early in Rome

  The Chinese New Year celebrations have kicked off early in Rome, as hundred  [ ... ]

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Tiny Rio neighbourhood kicks into carnival
Tiny Rio neighbourhood kicks into carnival

  As carnival kicks off in Rio de Janeiro a tiny neighbourhood becomes a sea [ ... ]

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Meet the Brit chosen to be Queen of the Rio Carnival
Meet the Brit chosen to be Queen of the Rio Carnival

  Samantha Flores, 37, will be making history at this year's Rio Carnival as [ ... ]

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Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong visits South Korea for first time
Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong visits South Korea for first time

  President Moon Jae-in hosted a pre-event to welcome the many world leaders in  [ ... ]

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Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang begin with a bang
Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang begin with a bang

  The opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang began with an [ ... ]

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First event of PyeongChang 2018 starts with mixed doubles curling
First event of PyeongChang 2018 starts with mixed doubles curling

  Pyeongchang and the sub-host city of Gangneung are charged up with the enthusi [ ... ]

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London Zoo: Its time to count the animals
London Zoo: Its time to count the animals

  It’s the annual animal count at London Zoo and zoo keepers have been keepi [ ... ]

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6.4 Earthquake collapses buildings in Taiwan
6.4 Earthquake collapses buildings in Taiwan

  A 6.4 Earthquake has hit Taiwan, killing 63 people and injuring hundreds. Th [ ... ]

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Powerful new rocket Sonic booms into record books
Powerful new rocket Sonic booms into record books

  SpaceX released their most powerful rocket which has superseded everyone [ ... ]

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200 creations on display at Japan's biggest snow festival
200 creations on display at Japan's biggest snow festival

  Japan's biggest annual snow festival has opened in Sapporo, northern Japan [ ... ]

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Maldives President declares state of emergency amid political crisis
Maldives President declares state of emergency amid political crisis

  Now for a look at stories making headlines around the world and we start w [ ... ]

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Samsung heir apparent released after 353 days in prison
Samsung heir apparent released after 353 days in prison

  Samsung Electronics vice chair is no longer behind bars. This follows an appeal [ ... ]

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Snow turns Moscow into a fairytale scene
Snow turns Moscow into a fairytale scene

  A weekend-long snowstorm in Moscow has left one person dead, delayed flights [ ... ]

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Military helicopter crashes into house in Japan
Military helicopter crashes into house in Japan

  A Japanese military helicopter has crashed in southwestern Japan, ripping th [ ... ]

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4,400 year-old tomb discovered near Egyptian pyramids
4,400 year-old tomb discovered near Egyptian pyramids

  A tomb dating back to the Fifth Dynasty of ancient Egypt has been disc [ ... ]

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NFL fans set for coldest Super Bowl ever
NFL fans set for coldest Super Bowl ever

  The Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bow [ ... ]

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Virtual reality programs help alleviate disability, assist therapy
Virtual reality programs help alleviate disability, assist therapy

  Virtual reality has been all the rage during the last couple of years... but i [ ... ]

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Australian scientists discover population of rare fish
Australian scientists discover population of rare fish

  Scientists in Australia have found a population of red handfish off Tazmania [ ... ]

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Google surpasses US$100 billion annual revenue in 2017
Google surpasses US$100 billion annual revenue in 2017

  Google has officially joined the 100 billion dollar club for the first t [ ... ]

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Stunning footage shows SpaceX Falcon 9 lift off
Stunning footage shows SpaceX Falcon 9 lift off

  SpaceX have had another successful rocket launch, this time sending a commun [ ... ]

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Unexploded wartime bomb found in Hong Kong
Unexploded wartime bomb found in Hong Kong

  Another unexploded bomb dropped during World War II has been found in Hong Kon [ ... ]

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Burning van hits pedestrians in Shanghai
Burning van hits pedestrians in Shanghai

  18 people have been injured in Shanghai, after a van carrying gas canisters ca [ ... ]

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UK PM Theresa May dots the Chinese dragon
UK PM Theresa May dots the Chinese dragon

  During an arts and culture reception in China, the Prime Minister dotted [ ... ]

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Facebook to ban all cryptocurrency advertisements including bitcoin and ICOs
Facebook to ban all cryptocurrency advertisements including bitcoin and ICOs

  Facebook is banning all advertisements promoting cryptocurrency products and ser [ ... ]

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'Super blue blood moon' coming tonight
'Super blue blood moon' coming tonight

  Now for a moment you might want to set your alarm for.   On January 3 [ ... ]

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State of the Union: Donald Trump delivers his first address
State of the Union: Donald Trump delivers his first address

  In Washington at 9 P.M. local time, U.S. President Donald Trump started his  [ ... ]

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Amazon's alternative rainforest workspace
Amazon's alternative rainforest workspace

  The 'Spheres' in Seattle are an Amazonesque rainforest-like conservatory,  [ ... ]

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German carmakers spark outrage over diesel fumes test on humans, monkeys
German carmakers spark outrage over diesel fumes test on humans, monkeys

  Another diesel scandal is gripping German carmakers, but this time it's not  [ ... ]

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FBI deputy director steps down after Trump criticism
FBI deputy director steps down after Trump criticism

  FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is reportedly leaving his position ahead [ ... ]

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What is behind North Korea's cancellation of joint cultural performance with South Korea
What is behind North Korea's cancellation of joint cultural performance with South Korea

  This isn't the first time the hermit kingdom pulled the rug from under us la [ ... ]

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Bitcoin theft reached $90 mil. in 2017, from $3 mil. in 2013: Chainalysis
Bitcoin theft reached $90 mil. in 2017, from $3 mil. in 2013: Chainalysis

  If you are trading digital currency,.. you may wanna pay special attention to th [ ... ]

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Roger Federer wins Australian Open for record 20th career Grand Slam title
Roger Federer wins Australian Open for record 20th career Grand Slam title

  Roger Federer has won the Australian Open for the sixth time,... becoming th [ ... ]

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Lesley Manville 'beyond chuffed' with Oscar nomination
Lesley Manville 'beyond chuffed' with Oscar nomination

  Lesley Manville has said she is "beyond chuffed" with her Oscar nomination f [ ... ]

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New superbug detecting method developed by Korean researchers
New superbug detecting method developed by Korean researchers

  The overuse of antibiotics has resulted in the worldwide problem of bacter [ ... ]

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Paris prepares for floods as Seine surges higher
Paris prepares for floods as Seine surges higher

  Riverside homes and businesses in Paris are on high alert as the swollen R [ ... ]

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Sad ending to Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open semi-final match
Sad ending to Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open semi-final match

  The cinderella run at the Australian Open has ended for Korean tennis star Chu [ ... ]

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Happy 60th Birthday to the Lego brick!
Happy 60th Birthday to the Lego brick!

  On 28th January 1958 Lego registered the patent of their famous polymer brick in [ ... ]

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Trump booed at Davos for attacking 'fake news'
Trump booed at Davos for attacking 'fake news'

  Donald Trump's attack on what he described as the "nasty, mean and fake" press w [ ... ]

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Australia Day marked by celebrations and protests
Australia Day marked by celebrations and protests

  Australia Day celebrations and Invasion Day rallies have been taking place acros [ ... ]

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Hospital fire in Miryang, southeastern Korea kills 37 people and injures many more
Hospital fire in Miryang, southeastern Korea kills 37 people and injures many more

  A deadly blaze killed dozens and injured many others at a hospital in Miryan [ ... ]

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Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys for first time
Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys for first time

  In a major technological feat,... Chinese scientists have successfully cloned  [ ... ]

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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse
Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse

  Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 1 [ ... ]

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Trump signs safeguard measures against imported washers, solar cells
Trump signs safeguard measures against imported washers, solar cells

  U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order slapping import tariffs  [ ... ]

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Philippines volcano spews red-hot lava into the air
Philippines volcano spews red-hot lava into the air

  A volcano in southeastern Luzon in the Philippines has erupted spewing red-hot [ ... ]

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'The Shape of Water' leads Oscar contenders with 13 nominations
'The Shape of Water' leads Oscar contenders with 13 nominations

The film "The Shape of Water" has topped this year's list of Oscar nominations with 13 [ ... ]

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Kim Jong-un's rumoured ex-girlfriend Hyon Song-wol inspects sites in Seoul for Olympics
Kim Jong-un's rumoured ex-girlfriend Hyon Song-wol inspects sites in Seoul for Olympics

  And the North Korean delegation wrapped up its two-day stay in the South o [ ... ]

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IMF forecasts global economy to expand 3.9% this year and next
IMF forecasts global economy to expand 3.9% this year and next

  The global economy looks bright --   The International Monetary Fund  [ ... ]

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Princess Eugenie engaged to Jack Brooksbank
Princess Eugenie engaged to Jack Brooksbank

  Princess Eugenie has described the “perfect moment” of the proposal  [ ... ]

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The Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy unchanged
The Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy unchanged

  Japan's central bank announced Tuesday, as expected, that it will keep its [ ... ]

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Amazon's first checkout-free grocery store to open Monday
Amazon's first checkout-free grocery store to open Monday

  After a year of testing with its own employees, Amazon will open its first [ ... ]

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Philadelphia fans take to streets after reaching Super Bowl
Philadelphia fans take to streets after reaching Super Bowl

  Philadelphia Eagles fans took to the streets after their team achieved a t [ ... ]

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Trump presidency: A year in review
Trump presidency: A year in review

  Today marks a year since Donald Trump was sworn in as President of the Uni [ ... ]

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U.S. gov't shuts down after Senate vote
U.S. gov't shuts down after Senate vote

  The United States government is in shutdown... For the first time in nea [ ... ]

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Two major bushfires hit outskirts of Sydney
Two major bushfires hit outskirts of Sydney

  Two major bushfires have broken out in a national park on the outskirts of S [ ... ]

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Hair-raising escape for mum and baby during deadly storm
Hair-raising escape for mum and baby during deadly storm

  This is the heart-stopping moment a mother and her young son narrow avoid  [ ... ]

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North Korean Hot Idols performing in South - nkpop
North Korean Hot Idols performing in South - nkpop

  Pyongyang made a sudden announcement today. That it would like to conduct [ ... ]

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Adult film star Stephanie Clifford alleges she had affair with President Trump in 2006
Adult film star Stephanie Clifford alleges she had affair with President Trump in 2006

  Adult film star Stephanie Clifford, otherwise known as Stormy Daniels, has a [ ... ]

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China's economy grew 6.9% in 2017, beating expectations
China's economy grew 6.9% in 2017, beating expectations

  China announced its latest gross domestic product figures on Thursday. &n [ ... ]

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Drone sea rescue: Teenagers saved 'in world first'
Drone sea rescue: Teenagers saved 'in world first'

  Two teenage boys caught in powerful surf conditions were rescued by a bran [ ... ]

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World's longest and fastest urban zipline
World's longest and fastest urban zipline

  The XLine Dubai Marina is just under a kilometre long and can reach speeds of  [ ... ]

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Dramatic moment floor collapses at Jakarta Stock Exchange
Dramatic moment floor collapses at Jakarta Stock Exchange

  CCTV footage shows the moment a group of students plunged several metres [ ... ]

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Dramatic footage of a Turkish plane dangling off a cliff
Dramatic footage of a Turkish plane dangling off a cliff

  Dramatic footage has emerged that shows a Pegasus Airlines plane dangling off  [ ... ]

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Weird and wonderful fitness gadgets unveiled
Weird and wonderful fitness gadgets unveiled

  A range of innovative health and fitness technology has been unveiled at Las [ ... ]

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The secrets behind the crown jewels
The secrets behind the crown jewels

  The Queen has shared rare memories from her coronation ceremony in an exclusiv [ ... ]

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Evangelical church demolished in China sparks fear
Evangelical church demolished in China sparks fear

  The Golden Lampstand Church in Shanxi province has been demolished sparking fe [ ... ]

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Oprah Winfrey shows home destroyed by mudslides
Oprah Winfrey shows home destroyed by mudslides

  Oprah Winfrey shows the destruction caused to her California home by mudslides [ ... ]

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Global economy to grow 3.1% in 2018: World Bank
Global economy to grow 3.1% in 2018: World Bank

  The World Bank raised its 2018 growth forecast to three-point-one percent. H [ ... ]

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2018 Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas on Tuesday
2018 Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas on Tuesday

  Thousands of tech enthusiasts will be in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Elect [ ... ]

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Machine that helps you sing like Britney Spears
Machine that helps you sing like Britney Spears

  A new karaoke machine that helps you to sing like a music star was launched at t [ ... ]

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Special set of commemorative coins and banknotes for PyeongChang 2018 to be released
Special set of commemorative coins and banknotes for PyeongChang 2018 to be released

  IT, Peace and of course culture.   In tune with the central theme of th [ ... ]

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Winter weddings
Winter weddings

  A snowy wedding delight for couples at Harbin's Ice Festival. Thirty-Four couple [ ... ]

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Entrepreneurship over University
Entrepreneurship over University

  Does it really take a college degree to be a successful entrepreneur? Apparent [ ... ]

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Man dies in Stockholm after picking up suspected grenade
Man dies in Stockholm after picking up suspected grenade

  Police in Sweden say a man has died after picking up a suspected hand grenad [ ... ]

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Meghan’s sister rubbishes claims dad won’t attend wedding
Meghan’s sister rubbishes claims dad won’t attend wedding

  The half-sister of Meghan Markle has rubbished rumours that their father will no [ ... ]

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Trump defends tweet describing himself as a 'stable genius'
Trump defends tweet describing himself as a 'stable genius'

  Donald Trump defends tweets describing himself as a "stable genius" and slams  [ ... ]

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People take to the streets to celebrate Epiphany
People take to the streets to celebrate Epiphany

  People have braved the rain in Spain and eaten a giant cake in Mexico to celeb [ ... ]

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Epic ice city created for Harbin Festival in China
Epic ice city created for Harbin Festival in China

  The annual International Snow and Ice festival in Harbin is the biggest even [ ... ]

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Samsung topples Intel as world's biggest chipmaker
Samsung topples Intel as world's biggest chipmaker

  Based on Gartner Incorporated's research, Samsung has overtaken Intel as the w [ ... ]

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North Korea accepts South Korea's proposal for talks on Jan. 9
North Korea accepts South Korea's proposal for talks on Jan. 9

  The wait is over. Pyongyang answers Seoul's proposal for talks.   [ ... ]

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Major design flaw discovered in millions of Intel chips
Major design flaw discovered in millions of Intel chips

  A major design flaw in chips made by Intel is causing concern for millions of pe [ ... ]

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Florida pensioner rescued from drowning car
Florida pensioner rescued from drowning car

  The US Coast Guard reacted quickly when an 89-year-old Florida pensioner drove [ ... ]

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The bubble hotel for seeing the Northern Lights in style
The bubble hotel for seeing the Northern Lights in style

  Visitors to Iceland are being offered one of the best views of the Northern Li [ ... ]

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World rings in New Year 2018 with a bang
World rings in New Year 2018 with a bang

  Celebrations across the globe took off with a bang and a cheer as revellers  [ ... ]

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Apple customers react to device slowdowns
Apple customers react to device slowdowns

  Apple customers in London were mostly unimpressed with the company's admission tha [ ... ]

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Apple apologizes over slowdown of older iPhones, offers battery replacement discount
Apple apologizes over slowdown of older iPhones, offers battery replacement discount

  With lawsuits piling up around the world,... Apple apologized to consumers f [ ... ]

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Ice fountains and instant snow: Big Freeze continues in US
Ice fountains and instant snow: Big Freeze continues in US

  Parts of the US continued to break record low temperatures as the so-calle [ ... ]

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Tallest Lego tower built in Israel
Tallest Lego tower built in Israel

  The death of an eight-year-old local boy has been marked in Tel Aviv by the co [ ... ]

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Young couple deliver their Christmas Day baby by roadside
Young couple deliver their Christmas Day baby by roadside

  Hear the amazing emergency call a father makes as he helps deliver his baby  [ ... ]

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U.S. trade wars with foreign firms surge amid Trump's 'America First' drive
U.S. trade wars with foreign firms surge amid Trump's 'America First' drive

  A recent report shows that ever since President Trump came to power, there has [ ... ]

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Video of humanoid robot Sophia tops YouTube viewership among UN speeches
Video of humanoid robot Sophia tops YouTube viewership among UN speeches

  Of all the UN speeches this year, the one that's got the highest number of vie [ ... ]

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Christmas celebrated around the world
Christmas celebrated around the world

  We begin our newscast with a story that will put you in the mood for one o [ ... ]

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US preparing for war with North Korea?
US preparing for war with North Korea?

  Over in the U.S.... Defense Secretary James Mattis says the best way for Ameri [ ... ]

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying10 satellites
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying10 satellites

  Elon Musk's SpaceX company lit up the sky as they launched their 'Falcon 9' ro [ ... ]

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Apple faces backlash over slowing down older iPhones
Apple faces backlash over slowing down older iPhones

  If you're an iPhone user and you've wondered why your phone has gotten slowe [ ... ]

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Taxi rides that cost less than a dollar
Taxi rides that cost less than a dollar

  Believe it or not, it's possible to get a cab ride that costs you less tha [ ... ]

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Elon Musk accidentally tweets his private phone number
Elon Musk accidentally tweets his private phone number

  It appears even the most tech-savvy among us make mistakes. Tesla and Spac [ ... ]

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Car deliberately ploughs into crowds on Melbourne street
Car deliberately ploughs into crowds on Melbourne street

  Fourteen people have been injured, some critically, after a car deliberately [ ... ]

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10 cutest animal clips of 2017
10 cutest animal clips of 2017

  From the most adorable newborn cubs to pet spas and animal rescues, we've brou [ ... ]

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Trump robot to rule them all?
Trump robot to rule them all?

  The Hall of Presidents at Disney World Florida has just received a new occupan [ ... ]

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'Multiple fatalities' as train falls onto US highway
'Multiple fatalities' as train falls onto US highway

  There have been 'multiple fatalities' after a train flew off the tracks onto [ ... ]

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Leak found in new S$6b aircraft carrier
Leak found in new S$6b aircraft carrier

  The UK's new £3.1 billion aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking as  [ ... ]

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Prince interviews former US president Obama
Prince interviews former US president Obama

  Prince Harry quizzed Barack Obama for his guest edit of BBC Radio 4's Today pr [ ... ]

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Australian police arrest man accused of brokering N. Korean missiles
Australian police arrest man accused of brokering N. Korean missiles

  Police in Australia have arrested a man suspected of acting as an economic [ ... ]

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Fearless cat trains dogs to see felines as friends
Fearless cat trains dogs to see felines as friends

  A cat named DeeOhGee (D-O-G) is helping to train assistance dogs at the not-fo [ ... ]

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At least two people dead following Java earthquake
At least two people dead following Java earthquake

  At least two people are dead and half a dozen injured... after a six-point [ ... ]

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Disney buys large part of 21st Century Fox in US$52.4 bil. deal
Disney buys large part of 21st Century Fox in US$52.4 bil. deal

  Turning now to a mega media deal in the United States. Disney has agreed t [ ... ]

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India’s oldest chimp turns 58
India’s oldest chimp turns 58

  Rita, India’s oldest chimpanzee turned 58 today at Delhi Zoo. She got her fa [ ... ]

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