‘Most Instagrammable Hotel’ in the world is in the Maldives

The world’s “Most Instagrammable Hotel” is in the Maldives, according to Luxury Travel Advisor magazine.  Despite recent violence and a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago,...

Plan by right-wing extremists to disrupt World Cup thwarted, says Russian chief prosecutor

Russia’s chief prosecutor says law enforcement agencies have thwarted an alleged plot by right-wing soccer fans to derail events at the World Cup.  Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika’s...

Pulitzer Prize: New York Times, Washington Post and The New Yorker win for Weinstein...

Exposes on mogul Harvey Weinstein that helped spark the #MeToo movement and coverage of Russian election interference earned top 2018 Pulitzer prizes. <!--*/

IRS site down: US tax service suffers partial outage ahead of filing deadline

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website has suffered a number of technical difficulties on what is the last day for Americans to file their tax returns. A number of pages key to amending tax records or...

Kathua case latest: Hindu suspects deny rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in...

Eight Hindu men accused of the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in a case that has fuelled vicious religious divisions in India...

Frenchman becomes first person to undergo two full facial transplants

A Frenchman has become the first person in history to undergo two full face transplants. Jerome Hamon, 43, left hospital last week for the first time since...

Typhoid superbug in Pakistan raises fears of global antibiotic failure

The first known epidemic of drug-resistant typhoid is spreading in Pakistan, raising fears that more diseases worldwide are heading towards being untreatable. The typhoid superbug, which is...

Democrats losing lead on Republicans in midterm election polls

Taking Congress back from the Republicans in this year's midterm elections may be more difficult for Democrats than anticipated, according to recent polling. A new poll from...

Bitcoin price – latest updates: Cryptocurrency steadies above $8,000

The value of bitcoin has steadied above $8,000 after last week's dramatic price surge, which saw the world's most valuable cryptocurrency gain more than $1,000 in the space of an hour. The volatile cryptocurrency’s price has...

Anthony Joshua close to agreeing fight with Alexander Povetkin as Deontay Wilder negotiations rumble...

Alexander Povetkin is close to agreeing a fight with IBF, WBA and WBO world champion Anthony Joshua, according to the Russian’s promoter. Povetkin knocked out David Price...

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