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,...

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...

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...

Children with malaria smell sweeter to mosquitoes, finds study

Children infected with malaria produce a scent which attracts mosquitoes and could be a new target for efforts to control the spread of the parasite which...

Russian hackers targeting millions of devices around the world, US and UK warn

Russian hackers are targeting millions of devices around the world to spy, steal information and build networks for potentially devastating future cyberattacks, the US and UK...

London falls out of top 10 most expensive business travel destinations thanks to stronger...

London has fallen out of the top ten most expensive cities in the world for business travel, thanks to a strengthening euro, new research has found. The...

Europe’s top clubs opposed to Fifa expansion plans for 2022 World Cup and Club...

Top leagues across Europe are opposed to Fifa’s expansion plans for the 2022 World Cup and future editions of the Club World Cup, the European Leagues...

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...

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...

US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase...

The Supreme Court has ruled to restrict mandatory deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes, just as President Donald Trump’s administration is looking to increase them. In a...

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