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Controversial bull taming sport makes a comeback in India
Controversial bull taming sport makes a comeback in India

  A traditional, but controversial bull taming sport called Jallikattu has m [ ... ]

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Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from boxes
Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from boxes

  Video released by the Celia Hammond Animal Trust shows the heart-warming mom [ ... ]

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Horses gallop through bonfires at Luminarias Festival 2019
Horses gallop through bonfires at Luminarias Festival 2019

  Horses gallop through bonfires at the annual Luminarias festival which takes [ ... ]

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Robot replicates steps of 290-million-year-old creature
Robot replicates steps of 290-million-year-old creature

  Scientists present a walking, robotic replica of a 290-million-year-old Or [ ... ]

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Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US
Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US

  Media streaming service Netflix announced on Tuesday that it will rais [ ... ]

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Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated in Parliament
Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated in Parliament

  Theresa May's Brexit deal has been overwhelmingly defeated in Parliament. MPs reje [ ... ]

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Row in Rome over how to spend Trevi Fountain coins
Row in Rome over how to spend Trevi Fountain coins

  An unholy row has erupted in Rome between the city council and the Catholi [ ... ]

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World's longest aircraft 'Airlander 10' to go into production
World's longest aircraft 'Airlander 10' to go into production

  The world's largest aircraft is set to go into full production. It's  [ ... ]

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Thousands celebrate crowning of European Capital of Culture
Thousands celebrate crowning of European Capital of Culture

  Around 50,000 people gathered in Plovdiv in Bulgaria to celebrate the ci [ ... ]

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Orphaned orangutans learn forest skills at rehab centre
Orphaned orangutans learn forest skills at rehab centre

  Critically endangered orphaned orangutans are learning vital forest skil [ ... ]

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Missing US teen Jayme Closs escapes life as "sex slave" after 88 days
Missing US teen Jayme Closs escapes life as

  Wisconsin police have charged a 21-year-old man with murdering a 13-year-old [ ... ]

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21 coal miners dead after mine collapses in China
21 coal miners dead after mine collapses in China

  Twenty-one coal miners have died after a mine collapsed in northern Chin [ ... ]

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Andy Murray announces retirement from tennis & cries
Andy Murray announces retirement from tennis & cries

  In an emotional press conference ahead of the Australian Open, Andy Mu [ ... ]

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Bakery in Paris suddenly explodes
Bakery in Paris suddenly explodes

  More than 30 people have been injured after a powerful explosion at a ba [ ... ]

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World richest man Amazon Jeff Bezos starts world's most expensive divorce with wife MacKenzie
World richest man Amazon Jeff Bezos starts world's most expensive divorce with wife MacKenzie

  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is separating from his wife MacKenzie after 25 years [ ... ]

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Seoul taxi driver attempts self-immolation in protest against Kakao's carpooling service
Seoul taxi driver attempts self-immolation in protest against Kakao's carpooling service

  A taxi burst into flames in central Seoul on Wednesday evening,... after the d [ ... ]

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World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim to join private equity firm after shock resignation
World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim to join private equity firm after shock resignation

  The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, will join a private equit [ ... ]

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CES 2019 kicks off in Las Vegas Tuesday
CES 2019 kicks off in Las Vegas Tuesday

  The 52nd, Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas on Tuesday local tim [ ... ]

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60-million-year-old cave turned into restaurant
60-million-year-old cave turned into restaurant

  A restaurant has been opened inside a 60-million-year-old cave in Jordan [ ... ]

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China's Harbin kicks off month-long Winter Wonderland
China's Harbin kicks off month-long Winter Wonderland

  One of the world's largest ice festivals has opened in north-eastern China for [ ... ]

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Oil tanker explodes
Oil tanker explodes

  An oil tanker explosion has left one crew person dead and three still miss [ ... ]

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280kg Bluefin tuna nets US$3.1 million at Tokyo auction
280kg Bluefin tuna nets US$3.1 million at Tokyo auction

  Bluefin tunas are known to be expensive, but a New Year's auction in Tokyo o [ ... ]

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Sultan Muhammad V abdicates as Malaysia's king
Sultan Muhammad V abdicates as Malaysia's king

  Malaysia's king has stepped down after just two years on the throne, e [ ... ]

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Lucky couple wins £115m & instant retirement
Lucky couple wins £115m & instant retirement

  A couple who won a £114.9million EuroMillions jackpot on New Year's Day [ ... ]

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Terrified kitten rescued from motorway
Terrified kitten rescued from motorway

  A Missouri police officer who rescued a terrified kitten trapped in the midd [ ... ]

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Denmark's worst train crash in over 30 years
Denmark's worst train crash in over 30 years

  A freight train and a passenger train have collided in Denmark with fatal  [ ... ]

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Thousands flee southern Thai islands ahead of Tropical Storm Pabuk
Thousands flee southern Thai islands ahead of Tropical Storm Pabuk

  Tens of thousands of people have fled islands off Thailand's south-eas [ ... ]

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Apple set to pull iPhone 7 and 8 from Germany
Apple set to pull iPhone 7 and 8 from Germany

  Apple says it's halting sales of its iPhone 7 and 8 in Germany during a patent fig [ ... ]

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Global stocks plunge after "Apple shock"
Global stocks plunge after

  Let's start with the carnage on financial markets around the world.   M [ ... ]

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Chinese probe Chang'e 4 lands on the far side of the moon
Chinese probe Chang'e 4 lands on the far side of the moon

  A Chinese probe makes history by landing on the far side of the moon.   [ ... ]

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FIFA mulling possibility of expanding World Cup to 48 teams from 2022: Infantino
FIFA mulling possibility of expanding World Cup to 48 teams from 2022: Infantino

  FIFA is mulling the possibility of raising the number of teams that can compet [ ... ]

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Japanese Emperor gives his last New Year's speech
Japanese Emperor gives his last New Year's speech

  Japan's Emperor Akihito delivers his final New Year's speech as Emperor, a [ ... ]

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Excuse me, are you intersex?
Excuse me, are you intersex?

  Starting this year, German citizens who do not fit biologically as either  [ ... ]

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Asia and the Pacific ring in the New Year 2019
Asia and the Pacific ring in the New Year 2019

  Cities across Asia and the Pacific have begun to ring in the New Year. W [ ... ]

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Divers uphold bizarre Xmas tradition in icy lake
Divers uphold bizarre Xmas tradition in icy lake

  A group of divers place a Christmas tree on the bottom of a lake in Russia's [ ... ]

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Trump-Xi phone call aims to break trade war
Trump-Xi phone call aims to break trade war

  U.S. President Donald Trump has held phone talks with his Chinese counte [ ... ]

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Queen's New Years Honours list 2018
Queen's New Years Honours list 2018

  Actress Thandie Newton and Footballer Harry Kane are amongst the famous names  [ ... ]

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Hairdresser uses swords and flames to cut hair
Hairdresser uses swords and flames to cut hair

  Madrid-based coiffeur Alberto Olmedo may be one of the most unique hai [ ... ]

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Seoul food truck & night goblin markets
Seoul food truck & night goblin markets

  Christmas may be over but the festivity continues outside of Seoul City Hall a [ ... ]

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Dramatic footage shows family yacht engulfed in flames
Dramatic footage shows family yacht engulfed in flames

  A family has escaped unhurt after their yacht became engulfed in flame [ ... ]

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Transformer explosion lights up the New York skies
Transformer explosion lights up the New York skies

  The skies above New York City turned blue on Thursday after a transformer  [ ... ]

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Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq, his first as President
Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq, his first as President

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have made a surprise Chri [ ... ]

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Asian stocks retreat on major sell-off on Wall Street
Asian stocks retreat on major sell-off on Wall Street

  Asian stocks retreated today.   Some of them were already dealt a [ ... ]

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Swimming Santas brave freezing temperatures
Swimming Santas brave freezing temperatures

  Swimming Santas have braved freezing temperatures in Berlin's Oranke L [ ... ]

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Christmas celebrations around the world 2018
Christmas celebrations around the world 2018

  Churches all across the world held special services on Christmas and Chris [ ... ]

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Angel of the North dons a Santa hat for Christmas
Angel of the North dons a Santa hat for Christmas

  One the UK's best known statues has embraced the Christmas spirit. The Angel [ ... ]

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Drone footage shows devastated concert venue after tsunami
Drone footage shows devastated concert venue after tsunami

  Drone footage shows the devastation caused when the Indonesian tsunami h [ ... ]

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US Government Shuts Down
US Government Shuts Down

  The U.S. government has been partially shut down... for the third time t [ ... ]

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Meghan Markle's top fashion choices from this year
Meghan Markle's top fashion choices from this year

  A look back at the Duchess of Sussex's outfit choices from 2018.   [ ... ]

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Global stock markets swimming in sea of red
Global stock markets swimming in sea of red

  U.S. stocks fell sharply again on Thursday... on the threat of a partial gov [ ... ]

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1000 flights disrupted by drone at London Gatwick Airport
1000 flights disrupted by drone at London Gatwick Airport

  About 1,000 flights have been suspended at London Gatwick Airport due to rep [ ... ]

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Fed defies Trump; raises interest rates
Fed defies Trump; raises interest rates

  Our top story this morning... The U.S. Federal Reserve has defied continued [ ... ]

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Rechargeable Paper Battery
Rechargeable Paper Battery

  Local researchers have developed a new rechargeable battery... made out of a p [ ... ]

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Jose Mourinho sacked as Manchester United manager
Jose Mourinho sacked as Manchester United manager

  Manchester United has sacked manager Jose Mourinho after the club's worst st [ ... ]

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Xi Jinping says China not seeking 'world domination'
Xi Jinping says China not seeking 'world domination'

  China's president Xi Jinping has said no matter how advanced their econo [ ... ]

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Money falling from Hong Kong's sky
Money falling from Hong Kong's sky

  A Hong Kong entrepreneur makes money fall from the sky in one of the territo [ ... ]

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Ancient 4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt
Ancient 4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

  An ancient 4,400-year-old tomb belonging to a senior official in the fifth d [ ... ]

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Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space

  Sir Richard Branson joked he has won the commercial race to space followin [ ... ]

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102-year-old woman breaks skydiving record
102-year-old woman breaks skydiving record

  Irene O’Shea. aged 102, is the world record holder for the oldest female sky [ ... ]

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Adorable rare Scottish wildcat kitten is born
Adorable rare Scottish wildcat kitten is born

  Britain’s rarest mammal, a female Scottish wildcat kitten, has been born a [ ... ]

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Electronic medicine that dissolves inside body: e-medicine
Electronic medicine that dissolves inside body: e-medicine

Local researchers, together with a team from the U.S., have developed a biodegradabl [ ... ]

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Meghan makes surprise appearance at The Fashion Awards 2018
Meghan makes surprise appearance at The Fashion Awards 2018

  The Duchess of Sussex made a surprise appearance at The Fashion Awards to  [ ... ]

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China bans import & sale of almost all iPhones
China bans import & sale of almost all iPhones

  A Chinese court has banned the sale and import of most Apple iPhones amid a pa [ ... ]

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South Korea launches 5G; first in the world
South Korea launches 5G; first in the world

  Just about a week ago, South Korea's three major mobile carriers launche [ ... ]

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France boosts security for new 'yellow vest' protests despite fuel tax reversal
France boosts security for new 'yellow vest' protests despite fuel tax reversal

  The political crisis engulfing French President Emmanuel Macron is showi [ ... ]

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Tiny polar bear cub acts cute
Tiny polar bear cub acts cute

  Berlin Zoo released this adorable footage of a new-born polar bear cub snu [ ... ]

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Teenagers killed in nightclub stampede
Teenagers killed in nightclub stampede

  A stampede in an Italian nightclub killed six people in the early hours of Sat [ ... ]

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China demands release of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou
China demands release of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

  China is demanding the release of Huawei's chief financial officer who has been  [ ... ]

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Match-pointer! Ball-dogs let loose on tennis court
Match-pointer! Ball-dogs let loose on tennis court

  For the first time in UK tennis history, ball-dogs are stepping onto the c [ ... ]

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Google launches public self-driving taxi in Arizona
Google launches public self-driving taxi in Arizona

  Google's self-driving car business, Waymo, has launched its robotaxi service i [ ... ]

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Mobile bank Monzo raises £18 mil in three hours
Mobile bank Monzo raises £18 mil in three hours

  Mobile-only bank Monzo has hit its crowdfunding target after raising £18 mill [ ... ]

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Brazilian women's prison hosts annual beauty pageant
Brazilian women's prison hosts annual beauty pageant

  Female inmates in a Rio de Janeiro women's prison host their annual beauty [ ... ]

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Proposal Ring drops into drain at Times Square
Proposal Ring drops into drain at Times Square

  New York Police are looking for a man who dropped an engagement ring down a Time [ ... ]

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Mesmerising moment Brazil's famous Christmas tree lights up
Mesmerising moment Brazil's famous Christmas tree lights up

  Rio de Janeiro's floating Christmas tree was lit up by a stunning display of f [ ... ]

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How to fly to the G20 Summit like a world leader
How to fly to the G20 Summit like a world leader

  As the G20 Summit commences in Buenos Aires, Argentina, world leaders travel [ ... ]

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Chinese scientist reveals third gene-edited baby?
Chinese scientist reveals third gene-edited baby?

  A Chinese scientist is at the center of an ethical storm,... after claiming to [ ... ]

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Melania's White House Christmas decor surprises once again
Melania's White House Christmas decor surprises once again

  US First Lady Melania Trump has unveiled the White House Christmas decor f [ ... ]

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Whales commit mass suicide in New Zealand
Whales commit mass suicide in New Zealand

  Two separate incidents of whales beaching themselves in New Zealand in differe [ ... ]

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CCTV captures attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi
CCTV captures attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

  CCTV captured an explosion and men armed with rifles emerging from smoke.  [ ... ]

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Samsung officially apologizes to victims of work-related diseases
Samsung officially apologizes to victims of work-related diseases

  Samsung Electronics delivered an official apology to its employees who suffered  [ ... ]

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Woman drops baby from burning building
Woman drops baby from burning building

  A woman was forced to drop her baby to bystanders waiting below as flames spre [ ... ]

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US stock market skid intensifies, erasing 2018 gains
US stock market skid intensifies, erasing 2018 gains

  As U.S. investors are plagued by doubts surrounding slowing global economic gr [ ... ]

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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested for suspected financial misconduct
Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested for suspected financial misconduct

  The chairman of Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors and Renault has been arrested over [ ... ]

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Lim Eun-soo turns Skating Queen
Lim Eun-soo turns Skating Queen

  Teenage figure skater Lim Eun-soo has won her first senior Grand Prix medal, [ ... ]

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Driver shooting at police
Driver shooting at police

  A man shot at a police officer after being stopped for a traffic violation [ ... ]

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French Queen Marie Antoinette pearl sold for record price at auction
French Queen Marie Antoinette pearl sold for record price at auction

  A pearl once belonging to 18th Century French Queen Marie Antoinette has sold for  [ ... ]

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Interview with Blockchain Research Institute Founder Alex Tapscott
Interview with Blockchain Research Institute Founder Alex Tapscott

  From startups to global corporate giants, many are joining in the race to use bl [ ... ]

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King of comics, Stan Lee, goes to heaven, aged 95
King of comics, Stan Lee, goes to heaven, aged 95

  Stan Lee has died aged 95. The creator of Marvel Universe revolutionised Hol [ ... ]

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Chinese shoppers spend 31bil on Singles' Day
Chinese shoppers spend 31bil on Singles' Day

  We all love a good bargain, but nothing simply comes close to the massive purcha [ ... ]

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Donald Trump attacks Obamas and Acosta
Donald Trump attacks Obamas and Acosta

  Donald Trump says Michelle Obama has made controversial comments about him t [ ... ]

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250,000 forced to flee California fires
250,000 forced to flee California fires

  At least nine people have died and 250,000 people have been forced to flee the [ ... ]

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Conjoined twin girls successfully separated in Melbourne
Conjoined twin girls successfully separated in Melbourne

  15-month-old twin girls from Bhutan have been successfully separated after a [ ... ]

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Failed suicide bombing in New York
Failed suicide bombing in New York

  Shocking CCTV released by police shows the moment Akayed Ullah detonated a pipe  [ ... ]

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Samsung Electronics previews foldable smartphone
Samsung Electronics previews foldable smartphone

  Samsung Electronics has unveiled parts of its highly-anticipated foldable  [ ... ]

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US midterm elections: How they work and what to expect
US midterm elections: How they work and what to expect

  Ahead of the U.S. midterms, the two major parties, namely the Republicans an [ ... ]

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Brutal impact of Italy storms
Brutal impact of Italy storms

  Italy's fire and rescue service have released drone footage showing the brut [ ... ]

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Woman chokes nightclub bouncer
Woman chokes nightclub bouncer

  This is the shocking moment a US woman chokes a bouncer at a New York nigh [ ... ]

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School bag transforms into bulletproof vest; protects against US school shootings
School bag transforms into bulletproof vest; protects against US school shootings

  An Israeli company has designed a school bag that transforms into a bulletproof  [ ... ]

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Princess Beatrice attends star-studded Global Gift Gala
Princess Beatrice attends star-studded Global Gift Gala

  Princess Beatrice of York took to the red carpet for the first time since her si [ ... ]

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Underwater wreckage of Lion Air plane crash
Underwater wreckage of Lion Air plane crash

  Underwater footage shows wreckage of the Indonesia plane that crashed just m [ ... ]

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Two stabbed at Sony Music HQ
Two stabbed at Sony Music HQ

  Two men were stabbed during a fight between kitchen workers at Sony Music' [ ... ]

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Google employees go on strike
Google employees go on strike

  In New York,... more than three thousand Google employees protested in a city  [ ... ]

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The world's largest statue is unveiled!
The world's largest statue is unveiled!

  India has unveiled the world's tallest statue. It is twice the height of the S [ ... ]

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Apple announces new MacBook Air, iPad Pros, raises prices
Apple announces new MacBook Air, iPad Pros, raises prices

  Apple has given a much-needed update to its most popular laptop, the MacBook A [ ... ]

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Leicester City's Thai owner Vichai dies from helicopter crash
Leicester City's Thai owner Vichai dies from helicopter crash

  Thousands of football fans are mourning the death of the owner of Leicester  [ ... ]

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Giant skeletons dance in Mexico for Day of the Dead parade
Giant skeletons dance in Mexico for Day of the Dead parade

  Thousands of people have gathered in Mexico City to watch giant skeletons da [ ... ]

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Indonesian passenger plane carrying 189 people crashes into sea
Indonesian passenger plane carrying 189 people crashes into sea

  An Indonesian airplane with more than a hundred-and-80 passengers onboar [ ... ]

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Man arrested in US mail-bomb investigation
Man arrested in US mail-bomb investigation

  56-year-old Cesar Sayoc Jr was arrested in Florida by police in connection with  [ ... ]

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New orchid species with long-lasting flowers
New orchid species with long-lasting flowers

  Shifting gears now. Orchids are one of the most popular types of flower in Ko [ ... ]

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World falling into recession 2018?
World falling into recession 2018?

  "Uncertainty" is a word we've been hearing more and more on the news these days. [ ... ]

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Joe Biden, Robert De Niro latest to get suspicious packages
Joe Biden, Robert De Niro latest to get suspicious packages

  U.S. authorities say they have found three more suspicious packages similar  [ ... ]

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Hollywood putting Asian stories in the spotlight
Hollywood putting Asian stories in the spotlight

  The movie "Crazy Rich Asians", which is released in Korea on Thursday, has [ ... ]

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus arrive in Manchester
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus arrive in Manchester

  Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates are greeted in Manchester by a  [ ... ]

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British PM May says Brexit deal is 95% settled
British PM May says Brexit deal is 95% settled

  British Prime Minister Theresa May has told parliament that 95 percent of the  [ ... ]

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Ginseng Festival 2018
Ginseng Festival 2018

  The Yeongju Punggi Ginseng Festival is up and running in Yeongju City, Gyeon [ ... ]

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High-speed train derails in Taiwan
High-speed train derails in Taiwan

  At least 22 people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Ta [ ... ]

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Termites demolish a village in Egypt
Termites demolish a village in Egypt

  Termites are eating their way through a village in Egypt. Some residents are [ ... ]

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Autumn Travel Week 2018
Autumn Travel Week 2018

  Won Jung-hwan shows us what to expect from this autumn's "Travel Week."  [ ... ]

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Seoul Fashion Week 2019
Seoul Fashion Week 2019

  Celebrities, models, designers and buyers. During this time of the year, th [ ... ]

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Taxi drivers on strike against new ride-sharing service
Taxi drivers on strike against new ride-sharing service

  Carpooling, or ride-sharing, helps people save money by splitting the costs  [ ... ]

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