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    Brexit in focus as Lloyds next to report first quarter figures


    Lloyds Banking Group is expected to report flat profits next week as bosses at the lender brace themselves for questions on the impact of Brexit and economic...

    Lloyds Banking Group is expected to report flat profits next week as bosses at the lender brace themselves for questions on the impact of Brexit and economic uncertainty.

    Safety fears as new cyclone hits Mozambique


    A powerful cyclone has struck northern Mozambique and continues to dump rain on the region, with the United Nations warning of “massive...

    A powerful cyclone has struck northern Mozambique and continues to dump rain on the region, with the United Nations warning of “massive flooding”.

    Malaysia climber in hospital after two days alone on Annapurna


    A Malaysian mountain climber is being treated in a hospital in Nepal after being stranded nearly two days alone near the summit of...

    A Malaysian mountain climber is being treated in a hospital in Nepal after being stranded nearly two days alone near the summit of Annapurna.

    Chinese ‘belt and road’ fits with Eurasian Economic Union goals, Putin says


    China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative meshes perfectly with the goals of the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

    China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative meshes perfectly with the goals of the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

    Sri Lankans urged to avoid mosques, churches amid fears of more attacks


    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and...

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels

    North Korean leader warns of a return to tension, blames US 'bad faith'


    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the United States, warning that a state of hostility could easily return, North Korean media said on...

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the United States, warning that a state of hostility could easily return, North Korean media said on Friday.

    Ad firm WPP still reeling from client losses


    Advertising giant WPP has reported a fall in like-for-like sales in the first quarter as it continues to feel the pain of big client...

    Advertising giant WPP has reported a fall in like-for-like sales in the first quarter as it continues to feel the pain of big client losses.

    Sri Lanka Easter attack leader died in hotel bombing, officials say


    The suspected leader of the militant group Sri Lankan authorities say carried out a series of Easter Sunday bombings died in the...

    The suspected leader of the militant group Sri Lankan authorities say carried out a series of Easter Sunday bombings died in the attacks.
    Christchurch mosque attack survivor recalls pain of losing wife in shooting

    Christchurch mosque attack survivor recalls pain of losing wife in shooting


    A survivor of the Christchurch mosque attacks whose wife was killed in the tragedy broke down as he recalled his heartbreak to the Duke of...

    A survivor of the Christchurch mosque attacks whose wife was killed in the tragedy broke down as he recalled his heartbreak to the Duke of Cambridge.

    Important Harvey Weinstein hearing could be held in secret


    An important pre-trial hearing in Harvey Weinstein’s sex assault case could be held in secret if a judge rules against news organisations fighting to keep the courtroom...

    An important pre-trial hearing in Harvey Weinstein’s sex assault case could be held in secret if a judge rules against news organisations fighting to keep the courtroom open.

    Kim criticises US for ‘bad faith’ at Trump summit


    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has criticised the US for taking a “unilateral attitude in bad faith” at his February meeting with Donald Trump in...

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has criticised the US for taking a “unilateral attitude in bad faith” at his February meeting with Donald Trump in Hanoi.

    Taylor Swift to release new song called ME!


    Taylor Swift has said she is releasing a new single and music video called “ME!” on Friday that is about “embracing your individuality and really celebrating...

    Taylor Swift has said she is releasing a new single and music video called “ME!” on Friday that is about “embracing your individuality and really celebrating it”.

    Macron promises 'significant' tax cuts in his 'moment of truth'


    Emmanuel Macron has promised "significant" tax cuts for France's middle classes and cuts in public spending, but told the French they must work like their "neighbours", in a much-awaited response to five months of "yellow vest"...

    Emmanuel Macron has promised "significant" tax cuts for France's middle classes and cuts in public spending, but told the French they must work like their "neighbours", in a much-awaited response to five months of "yellow vest" protests.
    White supremacist executed after 20 years on death row

    White supremacist executed after 20 years on death row


    The first white man in Texas to be convicted of the murder of a black man has been executed, after 20 years on death...

    The first white man in Texas to be convicted of the murder of a black man has been executed, after 20 years on death row.
    Fears language law will fuel Russian anger

    Fears language law will fuel Russian anger


    The Ukrainian language must be spoken in official settings in Ukraine, according to a new law that some fear will antagonise the country's significant minority of Russian...

    The Ukrainian language must be spoken in official settings in Ukraine, according to a new law that some fear will antagonise the country's significant minority of Russian speakers.

    Kim asks Putin to be middleman in nuclear arms talks with the US


    Vladimir Putin said Kim Jong-un has asked him to serve as an intermediary with the US after the North Korean leader's nuclear disarmament talks with Donald Trump...

    Vladimir Putin said Kim Jong-un has asked him to serve as an intermediary with the US after the North Korean leader's nuclear disarmament talks with Donald Trump collapsed.

    Melting sea ice linked to Penguin chick 'catastrophe'


    The world's second largest colony of emperor penguins has lost almost every chick for three years in a "catastrophic" breeding failure linked to melting sea...

    The world's second largest colony of emperor penguins has lost almost every chick for three years in a "catastrophic" breeding failure linked to melting sea ice.
    Dating app Bumble using AI to detect and block nude imagery

    Dating app Bumble using AI to detect and block nude imagery


    Dating app Bumble is adding artificial intelligence (AI) technology capable of securely detecting nude images being sent to users and hiding them from...

    Dating app Bumble is adding artificial intelligence (AI) technology capable of securely detecting nude images being sent to users and hiding them from view.
    Death toll lowered after church bombings but Sri Lanka is braced for more attacks

    Death toll lowered after church bombings but Sri Lanka is braced for more attacks


    Sri Lanka yesterday lowered the death toll from the Easter suicide bombings by nearly one-third to 253, as authorities hunted urgently for a least five more suspects and braced for the possibility of more attacks in the next few...

    Sri Lanka yesterday lowered the death toll from the Easter suicide bombings by nearly one-third to 253, as authorities hunted urgently for a least five more suspects and braced for the possibility of more attacks in the next few days.
    Minister snubs celebration of the end of Nazi occupation

    Minister snubs celebration of the end of Nazi occupation


    Matteo Salvini, Italy's far-right interior minister, has been accused of indulging his country's fascist past after he snubbed the annual celebration of the end of the Nazi...

    Matteo Salvini, Italy's far-right interior minister, has been accused of indulging his country's fascist past after he snubbed the annual celebration of the end of the Nazi occupation.

    Amazon results boosted by cloud and subscription-based services


    Cloud services and subscription-based products such as Prime helped Amazon achieve strong quarterly results once again, with net sales up 17% to 59.7 billion dollars (£42.6...

    Cloud services and subscription-based products such as Prime helped Amazon achieve strong quarterly results once again, with net sales up 17% to 59.7 billion dollars (£42.6 billion).

    American black bear washes herself with a cloth


    A bear caught the attention of visitors to a safari park when she pulled out a makeshift flannel and washed her face with...

    A bear caught the attention of visitors to a safari park when she pulled out a makeshift flannel and washed her face with it.

    Macron announces tax cuts after five months of yellow vest protests


    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and a more representative parliament in a bid to quell five months of yellow vest...

    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and a more representative parliament in a bid to quell five months of yellow vest protests.

    Robber accidentally reveals face by removing bag disguise to hold loot


    A man attempting to hold up a convenience store accidentally revealed his identity when he removed the bag he was using to cover his face so he could fill it with...

    A man attempting to hold up a convenience store accidentally revealed his identity when he removed the bag he was using to cover his face so he could fill it with loot.

    Macron announces tax cuts in response to yellow vest protests


    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and a more representative parliament in a bid to quell five months of yellow vest...

    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and a more representative parliament in a bid to quell five months of yellow vest protests.

    Sri Lanka terror attack suspects could have explosives, PM warns


    Sri Lanka’s prime minister has said that suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bomb attacks remain at large and could have access to...

    Sri Lanka’s prime minister has said that suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bomb attacks remain at large and could have access to explosives.

    Climber found alive near summit of Annapurna after going missing for two days


    A Malaysian climber has been recovered alive near the summit of Mount Annapurna in Nepal, a trekking company has said, two days after he went...

    A Malaysian climber has been recovered alive near the summit of Mount Annapurna in Nepal, a trekking company has said, two days after he went missing.

    FTSE 100 dragged down by decline from housebuilders


    The FTSE 100 closed in the red after it was dragged down by declines among housebuilders and commodity...

    The FTSE 100 closed in the red after it was dragged down by declines among housebuilders and commodity stocks.

    Ticket sales for Woodstock 50th anniversary event put on hold


    The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer’s Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts have been put on hold for...

    The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer’s Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts have been put on hold for now.

    Laura Ashley shares plummet after profit warning


    Shares in Laura Ashley have dropped after the retailer said its financial results will be significantly below...

    Shares in Laura Ashley have dropped after the retailer said its financial results will be significantly below expectations.
    White supremacist executed over gruesome killing of black man

    White supremacist executed over gruesome killing of black man


    An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in US history has been executed in Texas for the dragging death of a black...

    An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in US history has been executed in Texas for the dragging death of a black man.

    Chelsea fan, 11, delighted after impromptu kickabout with Willian


    A young Chelsea fan was left “ecstatic” after an impromptu kickabout with Brazilian star Willian during a visit to Stamford...

    A young Chelsea fan was left “ecstatic” after an impromptu kickabout with Brazilian star Willian during a visit to Stamford Bridge.

    Libya government appeals for UN mission to investigate violence


    Libya’s UN-supported government is asking the security council to appoint a “fact-finding mission” to investigate alleged violations by the forces attacking the...

    Libya’s UN-supported government is asking the security council to appoint a “fact-finding mission” to investigate alleged violations by the forces attacking the capital.

    Pre-schoolers knock on Number 10’s door in protest against ‘tests’


    Three pre-school children knocked on the door of 10 Downing Street to ask the Government not to make them sit controversial new school...

    Three pre-school children knocked on the door of 10 Downing Street to ask the Government not to make them sit controversial new school “tests”.

    Israel to attend World Expo in Dubai amid warming ties with Gulf nations


    Israel will participate in next year’s World Expo hosted by the United Arab Emirates, in another sign of warming relations with Gulf Arab...

    Israel will participate in next year’s World Expo hosted by the United Arab Emirates, in another sign of warming relations with Gulf Arab states.

    Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn leaves Tokyo detention centre after paying bail


    Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has walked out of a Japanese detention centre, his head held high, after paying 500 million yen (£3.5 million) in bail and winning a court rejection of an appeal from...

    Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has walked out of a Japanese detention centre, his head held high, after paying 500 million yen (£3.5 million) in bail and winning a court rejection of an appeal from prosecutors.

    Sri Lanka’s premier says some Muslims have been attacked since bombings


    Sri Lanka’s prime minister has acknowledged that minority Ahmadi Muslims who are refugees from Pakistan have faced attacks since the Easter...

    Sri Lanka’s prime minister has acknowledged that minority Ahmadi Muslims who are refugees from Pakistan have faced attacks since the Easter bombings.

    Fears of further attacks in Sri Lanka as father of two ‘bombers’ is arrested


    The father of two of the suspected Easter suicide bombers was arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons, according to Sri Lanka’s former navy chief, as businesses and religious leaders worried about a new attack four days after blasts killed more than...

    The father of two of the suspected Easter suicide bombers was arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons, according to Sri Lanka’s former navy chief, as businesses and religious leaders worried about a new attack four days after blasts killed more than 350 people.

    Joe Biden says he is fighting for ‘soul of the nation’ in White House race


    Former US vice president Joe Biden has formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest, declaring the soul of the nation at stake if President Donald Trump wins...

    Former US vice president Joe Biden has formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest, declaring the soul of the nation at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.

    Avengers fans spread hashtag to prevent Endgame ‘spoilers’


    Marvel fans, along with cast and crew, have created a hashtag to prevent spoilers of new superhero film Avengers:...

    Marvel fans, along with cast and crew, have created a hashtag to prevent spoilers of new superhero film Avengers: Endgame.

    Russia says North Korea needs security guarantee if it is to denuclearise


    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said after his summit with Kim Jong Un that the North Korean leader is ready to proceed toward denuclearisation but needs solid security guarantees to do...

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said after his summit with Kim Jong Un that the North Korean leader is ready to proceed toward denuclearisation but needs solid security guarantees to do so.

    How runners shape up in race to be Democratic nominee for president


    With former vice president Joe Biden entering the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, the field is largely set, with all the big names...

    With former vice president Joe Biden entering the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, the field is largely set, with all the big names included.
    Climate change activists glue themselves to London Stock Exchange

    Climate change activists glue themselves to London Stock Exchange


    Climate change activists who glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange and climbed on top of a train have been removed by...

    Climate change activists who glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange and climbed on top of a train have been removed by police.

    John Lewis chairman picks up bonus for first time in three years


    John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield has opted to take a higher payout for the first time in three years, just weeks after the retailer’s staff were forced to stomach a dramatic cut to their...

    John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield has opted to take a higher payout for the first time in three years, just weeks after the retailer’s staff were forced to stomach a dramatic cut to their bonus.

    RSPCA issues warning after 4,000 exotic pets rescued


    More than 4,000 exotic pets including monkeys, bearded dragons and even a wallaby were rescued by animal officers in England and Wales last...

    More than 4,000 exotic pets including monkeys, bearded dragons and even a wallaby were rescued by animal officers in England and Wales last year.

    Sudan protesters shelve government announcement amid talks with military


    The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military...

    The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council.

    Taylor Wimpey shares sink on costs warning


    Shares in Taylor Wimpey were on the slide after the housebuilder warned that it is costing more to build...

    Shares in Taylor Wimpey were on the slide after the housebuilder warned that it is costing more to build homes.

    Father of Sri Lanka Easter bombers arrested


    Sri Lanka’s former navy chief says the father of two of the Easter suicide bombers has been arrested on suspicion of aiding his...

    Sri Lanka’s former navy chief says the father of two of the Easter suicide bombers has been arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons.
    Bomb scare and suspicious vehicle rattles nervous Sri Lanka amid attack probe

    Bomb scare and suspicious vehicle rattles nervous Sri Lanka amid attack probe


    Sri Lankan authorities locked down the central bank and the road leading to the jittery capital's airport was shut briefly by a bomb scare on Thursday as more people were swept up in the search for those behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed...

    Sri Lankan authorities locked down the central bank and the road leading to the jittery capital's airport was shut briefly by a bomb scare on Thursday as more people were swept up in the search for those behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359.
    R. Kelly's accuser wins judgment in suit singer failed to answer

    R. Kelly's accuser wins judgment in suit singer failed to answer


    A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse has won a civil case by default against the singer, after he failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in...

    A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse has won a civil case by default against the singer, after he failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in court.

    Macron set to offer solutions to French yellow vest concerns


    French President Emmanuel Macron is set to unveil his long-awaited plans to help overcome five months of yellow vest protests which have damaged his...

    French President Emmanuel Macron is set to unveil his long-awaited plans to help overcome five months of yellow vest protests which have damaged his presidency.

    French police experts start Notre Dame checks following fire


    French police scientists and other expert investigators are starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral for the first time since last week’s devastating...

    French police scientists and other expert investigators are starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral for the first time since last week’s devastating fire.

    Concerns raised over Antarctic emperor penguin breeding ground


    Scientists have raised concerns over Antarctica’s second biggest breeding ground for emperor penguins, where virtually nothing has hatched for the past three...

    Scientists have raised concerns over Antarctica’s second biggest breeding ground for emperor penguins, where virtually nothing has hatched for the past three years.
    Putin lends Kim support for ending nuclear standoff

    Putin lends Kim support for ending nuclear standoff


    Russian president Vladimir Putin has opened his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying that the Kremlin would like to help support efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear...

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has opened his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying that the Kremlin would like to help support efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear standoff.

    LGBT rights an import that threatens nation, Polish leader says


    The chairman of Poland’s conservative ruling party has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish...

    The chairman of Poland’s conservative ruling party has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation.

    Signs of life at Carpetright as restructuring bears fruit


    Troubled retailer Carpetright has said that its performance improved significantly in the fourth quarter as it looks to bounce back following a torrid 12...

    Troubled retailer Carpetright has said that its performance improved significantly in the fourth quarter as it looks to bounce back following a torrid 12 months.

    Tiger attacks founder of Arizona animal rescue charity


    A Bengal tiger has attacked an animal rescue’s founder in north-western Arizona, but the big cat will not be put down after the man said it was his...

    A Bengal tiger has attacked an animal rescue’s founder in north-western Arizona, but the big cat will not be put down after the man said it was his fault.

    Putin hosts Kim for talks over North Korean nuclear stand-off


    Russian President Vladimir Putin has sat down for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a stand-off over Pyongyang’s nuclear...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has sat down for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a stand-off over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

    'Mind-reading' brain implants let patients speak


    A "mind-reading" brain implant that decodes what a person is trying to say and plays it back through a computer could help stroke victims to speak...

    A "mind-reading" brain implant that decodes what a person is trying to say and plays it back through a computer could help stroke victims to speak again.
    Security failings deepen feud as president sacks leading officials

    Security failings deepen feud as president sacks leading officials


    The Sri Lankan president yesterday sacked the defence secretary and national police chief as political recrimination over the failure to act on intelligence continued to...

    The Sri Lankan president yesterday sacked the defence secretary and national police chief as political recrimination over the failure to act on intelligence continued to grow.
    Notre-Dame workers on roof admit they flouted smoking ban

    Notre-Dame workers on roof admit they flouted smoking ban


    Workers mending the roof of Notre-Dame before it went up in flames last week have admitted flouting a smoking ban, amid claims of a string of safety lapses at Paris's Gothic...

    Workers mending the roof of Notre-Dame before it went up in flames last week have admitted flouting a smoking ban, amid claims of a string of safety lapses at Paris's Gothic cathedral.
    'I would head to Supreme Court if impeached' - president

    'I would head to Supreme Court if impeached' - president


    Donald Trump has said he would "head to the US Supreme Court" if Democrats in Congress launched impeachment proceedings against...

    Donald Trump has said he would "head to the US Supreme Court" if Democrats in Congress launched impeachment proceedings against him.
    'Fantastical f***head' jibe at Putin sparks fine

    'Fantastical f***head' jibe at Putin sparks fine


    A 34-year-old man has become the first Russian to fall foul of new legislation banning "disrespect" of government officials after labelling president Vladimir Putin a "fantastical...

    A 34-year-old man has become the first Russian to fall foul of new legislation banning "disrespect" of government officials after labelling president Vladimir Putin a "fantastical f***head".
    Wealthy brothers behind attack

    Wealthy brothers behind attack


    ONE of the ringleaders of the Sri Lankan bomb attacks was the son of a spice tycoon who was "brainwashed" by his radical younger brother, 'The Daily Telegraph'...

    ONE of the ringleaders of the Sri Lankan bomb attacks was the son of a spice tycoon who was "brainwashed" by his radical younger brother, 'The Daily Telegraph' disclosed.
    Nuclear row tops agenda as Putin and Kim in talks

    Nuclear row tops agenda as Putin and Kim in talks


    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok yesterday for a summit he is likely to use to seek support from President Vladimir Putin, while Pyongyang's nuclear talks with Washington are in...

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok yesterday for a summit he is likely to use to seek support from President Vladimir Putin, while Pyongyang's nuclear talks with Washington are in limbo.
    Good-natured and favoured by Democrats, it remains to be seen if political stalwart can buck several trends

    Good-natured and favoured by Democrats, it remains to be seen if political stalwart can buck several trends


    Although the next US presidential election won't occur for a year and a half, Americans are already struggling to keep up with all the campaign high-jinks and histrionics that will continue until November 3,...

    Although the next US presidential election won't occur for a year and a half, Americans are already struggling to keep up with all the campaign high-jinks and histrionics that will continue until November 3, 2020.
    Reprieve for May as the Tories decide against new leader vote

    Reprieve for May as the Tories decide against new leader vote


    Theresa May's beleaguered leadership of the Conservative Party looks safe until the end of the year after the Tories decided against changing rules that could force her...

    Theresa May's beleaguered leadership of the Conservative Party looks safe until the end of the year after the Tories decided against changing rules that could force her out.

    Dallas star Ken Kercheval dies


    A representative for Ken Kercheval says the actor who played Cliff Barnes on the hit TV series Dallas has died aged...

    A representative for Ken Kercheval says the actor who played Cliff Barnes on the hit TV series Dallas has died aged 83.

    Office and cloud boost Microsoft profits


    Microsoft has reported strong growth in its latest quarterly financial results, crediting continued cloud uptake in the commercial sector and an increase in people subscribing to its Office 365...

    Microsoft has reported strong growth in its latest quarterly financial results, crediting continued cloud uptake in the commercial sector and an increase in people subscribing to its Office 365 products.

    Court ponders authority to rule on Manson follower’s parole


    A California appeals court has questioned whether it has jurisdiction to decide on parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or whether the issue becomes moot after the governor weighs...

    A California appeals court has questioned whether it has jurisdiction to decide on parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or whether the issue becomes moot after the governor weighs in.

    Woman wearing hijab takes smiling picture in front of anti-Islam protesters


    A Muslim woman has won praise for sending a message of positivity after a photo of her smiling in front of a group of anti-Islam protesters went...

    A Muslim woman has won praise for sending a message of positivity after a photo of her smiling in front of a group of anti-Islam protesters went viral.

    Migrant boy, 3, found alone on US-Mexico border


    US Border Patrol agents have found a three-year-old boy alone in a field in Texas at the Mexico...

    US Border Patrol agents have found a three-year-old boy alone in a field in Texas at the Mexico border.

    Lawyers for Bill Cosby hit out at judge as they seek bail while he appeals


    Imprisoned actor Bill Cosby has renewed attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he again seeks bail while he appeals against his sex-assault...

    Imprisoned actor Bill Cosby has renewed attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he again seeks bail while he appeals against his sex-assault conviction.

    FTSE 100 closes lower as commodities stocks decline


    London’s blue-chip index was lower on Wednesday after a hit to oil prices weighed on commodity...

    London’s blue-chip index was lower on Wednesday after a hit to oil prices weighed on commodity stocks.

    Indigenous Brazilians pitch tents near Congress in annual protest


    Hundreds of indigenous Brazilians have gathered outside Brazil’s Congress for an annual three-day camping out protest known as the Free Land...

    Hundreds of indigenous Brazilians have gathered outside Brazil’s Congress for an annual three-day camping out protest known as the Free Land Encampment.

    Woman left childless and a widow after blast at Sri Lanka church


    A 43-year-old woman was left childless and a widow when suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on churches and luxury hotels in and near Sri Lanka’s capital of...

    A 43-year-old woman was left childless and a widow when suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on churches and luxury hotels in and near Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo.

    Boeing says it will cost one billion dollars to fix 737 Max plane


    Boeing estimates that it will spend one billion US dollars to fix the 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded after two deadly...

    Boeing estimates that it will spend one billion US dollars to fix the 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded after two deadly crashes.

    Airbnb is offering the chance to stay in a giant potato


    If you’re looking for somewhere a little different for your next holiday, Airbnb is offering the chance to stay in a giant...

    If you’re looking for somewhere a little different for your next holiday, Airbnb is offering the chance to stay in a giant potato.

    Fire destroys huts and mosque at Rohingya refugee site


    A fire in a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh has destroyed more than two dozen huts and a...

    A fire in a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh has destroyed more than two dozen huts and a mosque.

    #WeStandWithLyra: Journalists hold vigils in honour of Lyra McKee


    Fellow journalists from across the UK and Ireland held vigils in memory of Lyra McKee as her funeral was under way in...

    Fellow journalists from across the UK and Ireland held vigils in memory of Lyra McKee as her funeral was under way in Belfast.

    Car-sharing firm Drivy bought in £231m deal


    Fast-growing car-sharing platform Drivy has been bought by its largest global rival for 300 million US dollars (£231...

    Fast-growing car-sharing platform Drivy has been bought by its largest global rival for 300 million US dollars (£231 million).

    Dust blown from Sahara Desert settles in UK


    Dust from the Sahara Desert has settled in the UK after being blown over from north...

    Dust from the Sahara Desert has settled in the UK after being blown over from north Africa.

    Sri Lanka’s defence secretary and police chief asked to quit over Easter attacks


    Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief over the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 350...

    Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief over the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 350 people.