Sydney bush fire: ‘Absolutely unforgivable’ if blaze deliberately lit, says premier

The New South Wales (NSW) premier has said it would be “absolutely unforgivable” if it emerged a huge bush fire in the Australian state was started deliberately. On...

Nationwide manhunt after grandmother ‘killed her husband then murdered her lookalike’

With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is – a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America. And that,...

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...

Violence against NHS staff rockets as cuts cause ‘hostile’ environment, warns report

Tens of thousands of NHS workers faced physical violence from patients and the public last year as a new analysis shows pressure from funding cuts and...

Book vending machines installed across US by French publisher

Stories are shared in many ways. They are recounted in books and magazines. They are read aloud around the campfire at night. They are randomly dispensed...

James Comey is right about one thing — impeaching Trump would rob America of...

So much had been trailed in advance of James Comey’s over-hyped interview on ABC News at the weekend that when it actually aired there wasn’t much...

Choi Eun-hee dead: South Korean actress once kidnapped by North Korea dies aged 92

South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee - who was once kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s and forced to create propaganda films before escaping - has died. Her family...

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...

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...

Young girl raped and killed during wedding in India

A seven-year-old girl was raped and murdered during a wedding in India.  A 23-year-old from the village of Etah was arrested after he was found lying drunk next to...

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