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Children of Isis fighters face threat of Mosul revenge attacks

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Children of Isis fighters face threat of Mosul revenge attacks Martin Chulov and Salem Rizk in Mosul Many who lost their parents in the battle for the Iraqi city have been traumatised by war, but...

Tim Cook moves on from Steve Jobs’ hatred of porn on the iPhone: ‘I’m...

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Tim Cook moves on from Steve Jobs' hatred of porn on the iPhone: 'I'm not making fun of it' Jim Edwards ♦Tim Cook on Wednesday said he didn't care whether people looked at porn on their...

Robots have already taken over our work, but they’re made of flesh and bone

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Robots have already taken over our work, but they’re made of flesh and bone Brett Frischmann and Evan Selinger   Many jobs in the modern economy have been sapped of their humanity. How should we resist the...

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis makes capital comprehensible

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Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis makes capital comprehensible By Mark Haskell Smith   Yanis Varoufakis, center, when he was Greece's finance minister in 2015. His new book is 'Talking to My Daughter About the Economy,...

Music from a rusty rababa becomes a lifeline for a father and son in...

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Music from a rusty rababa becomes a lifeline for a father and son in Syria   War in the country has forced more than 12 million people out of their homes. Over half of them are...

Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president

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Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president     Miguel Diaz-Canel, a 57-year-old Communist Party official and currently the first vice president, is expected to be confirmed as successor to the presidency on Thursday. Cuba's First...

Trump faces backlash from Republicans after calling Putin ‘an ally’

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Trump faces backlash from Republicans after calling Putin 'an ally'   US President Donald Trump is facing a wave of criticism over his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, after he publicly accepted Putin's word that Russia...

‘The stigma is more in my own mind’: men on using Viagra

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‘The stigma is more in my own mind’: men on using Viagra Sarah Marsh   Viagra use among men has tripled, with doctors saying there is less stigma around it. We asked readers whether they agreed. Prescriptions...

In Pictures: Met Gala 2017

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In Pictures: Met Gala 2017   It's fashion’s biggest night out and one of the most anticipated events for stars, young artists, musicians and singers. The charity ball is held annually at New York's Metropolitan Museum...

At least 23 dead in Karachi as heavy rains hit Pakistan

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At least 23 dead in Karachi as heavy rains hit Pakistan   According to local media, most of those killed were electrocuted. The army has stepped in to aid with rescue and relief efforts in the...

Tungsten brings invoicing into the digital age

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Tungsten brings invoicing into the digital age   Author: Richard Hurwitz, CEO, Tungsten Network   As even the smallest firms embrace global trade and e-commerce, Tungsten Network offers the back-end systems needed to ensure efficient, safe payments.   In a...

J K Rowling’s Harry Potter turns 20

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J K Rowling’s Harry Potter turns 20 The story of the seven novels revolves around a young wizard and his friends. The books were adapted into eight movies and translated into as many as 79...

Kangaroo stops play during Australian women’s football match

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Kangaroo stops play during Australian women's football match   The Women's Premier League match was interrupted for over 30 minutes as players and officials tried to drive the unexpected pitch invader away by kicking balls at...

Maduro assassination plot suspect falls to death under murky circumstances

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Maduro assassination plot suspect falls to death under murky circumstances Adam Bensaid 10 Oct 2018 Venezuelan president's critics accuse the government of murdering Fernando Alban after officials give contradictory statements regarding the events leading...

Lego cuts 1,400 jobs following first drop in sales in 13 years

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Lego cuts 1,400 jobs following first drop in sales in 13 years By Luján Scarpinelli   The Danish toy manufacturer seeks efficiency after posting first revenue fall in more than a decade in the first half of...

UK to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2040

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UK to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2040 By Rachel Connolly   In a move towards greener electric vehicles, the UK will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. On July 26, the...

12 stadiums that will host matches at the World Cup 2018 in Russia

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12 stadiums that will host matches at the World Cup 2018 in Russia Tom Ravenscroft  With the FIFA World Cup 2018 kicking off today in Russia, here's a look at all 12 of the stadiums that will...

Not cheap as chips: Samsung to invest $18 billion in memory chip business

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Not cheap as chips: Samsung to invest $18 billion in memory chip business   South Korean firm wants to expand lead in global memory chip amid booming demand for storage products. Samsung Electronics will invest nearly $18bn...

Oil tanker spill threatens coastal areas in Greece’s capital

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Oil tanker spill threatens coastal areas in Greece's capital   A tanker carrying 2,500 tonnes of fuel sank off the island of Salamis on Sunday and local authorities rushed to tackle the contamination. But the spill...

Huawei to use artificial intelligence features in new smartphone

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Huawei to use artificial intelligence features in new smartphone   The new Kirin 970 chip’s speed and low power will give its phones an edge over the Apple iPhone 8 series and Samsung’s range. Huawei aims to...

Cuba welcomes new private property law

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Cuba welcomes new private property law   On Sunday, Cuba's National Assembly voted through a new constitution which recognises private property for the first time in decades. The constitution will be put to popular referendum later...

Holocaust survivor who tended to Anne Frank dies aged 95

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Holocaust survivor who tended to Anne Frank dies aged 95     Holocaust Survivor Gena Turgel tended to Anne Frank (Paul Faith/PA) Photo: PA Archive/PA Images Gena Turgel, a Holocaust survivor who comforted diarist Anne Frank at the...

Chaos in Merkel’s coalition after key minister offers to resign

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Chaos in Merkel's coalition after key minister offers to resign   German Chancellor Angela Merkel is attempting to end a migration, refugee and asylum row with her conservative allies by holding more talks with Interior Minister...

Evacuations ordered as California wildfires destroys buildings

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Evacuations ordered as California wildfires destroys buildings   Authorities ordered the evacuations of over 2,000 residents. The fire has scorched 3,000 acres and threatened 600 buildings. The Pawnee fire is one of several wildfires burning in...

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