Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →


Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONSThe jobs of women, the young and part-time workers are most at risk from automation, the ONS says. Read More →

Nike fined by EU for restrictions on football merchandise salesCross-border sales of products for Man Utd, Barcelona and Juventus were restricted by the sportswear Read More →

BA plane lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistakeThe mistake only became apparent when the "welcome to Edinburgh" announcement was made. Read More →


Brexit: PM under pressure over Commons Brexit votesMinisters "more positive" about a vote on the PM's deal this week - but the DUP is st Read More →

Smacking ban in Wales a step closer with bill publishedIt would give children the same protection against physical punishment as adults. Read More →

Brexit votes: Why does Speaker shout 'Order, Order'?What are all the peculiar things MPs shout in Parliament, and what do they all mean? Read More →


Tencent shareholder Naspers plans to float a portion of its e-commerce ventures on Euronext in Amste Read More →

Hackers targeted "hundreds of thousands" of Asustek computer owners by pushing a backdoor Read More →

Austria's flagship telecoms group A1 said on Monday it had selected Nokia as its partner for bu Read More →


Scott Walker, influential rock enigma, dies aged 76The US singer, one of the most enigmatic figures in rock history, was hugely influential. Read More →

Neighbours casts first transgender roleGeorgie Stone, a transgender actress and campaigner, will have a guest role on the Australian soap. Read More →

Dr Dre removes university boast post about daughterHe said his daughter got in to USC "all on her own" but was criticised over large college Read More →

Education & Family

Academy boss 'ordered schools to cheat on Sats tests'Former head teacher says she was told to give pupils the answers and change test scores. Read More →

Story time with e-books 'not as helpful' as print booksA study finds parents focus more on technology with electronic books and interact less with children Read More →

Dr Jordan Peterson: 'Anti-Islam shirt' behind fellowship U-turnDr Jordan Peterson's offer of a Cambridge University visiting fellowship was rescinded last wee Read More →

Birmingham LGBT lessons row school staff 'distraught'Hazel Pulley, CEO of the trust which runs Parkfield Community School, said classes have been paused. Read More →

Top News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the m Read More →

Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump Read More →

The White House said on Monday it was up to the Justice Department to decide whether detailed findin Read More →


The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza S Read More →

Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump Read More →

U.S. President Donald Trump was set to give Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a boost for hi Read More →


Sun bears, the smallest of the world's eight bear species, are generally solitary animals, cont Read More →

Boeing Co has delayed by at least three months its first uncrewed flight to the International Space Read More →

Scientists in southwest China's Yunnan province have cloned what they called the "Sherlock Read More →


Story time with e-books 'not as helpful' as print booksA study finds parents focus more on technology with electronic books and interact less with children Read More →

Transplant service at 'breaking point'A leading transplant surgeon says that services are struggling to keep up with demand. Read More →

Detailed images of baby heart inside the wombNew technology could improve the care of babies with congenital heart diseases. Read More →

Consumer Products & Retail

Neiman Marcus Group Ltd said on Monday it had reached an agreement with a majority of its lenders to Read More →

Tyson Foods is recalling some 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may have bee Read More →

Apple Inc, which later on Monday is expected to unveil a television and movie streaming service, is Read More →


A private equity-led consortium agreed to buy Inmarsat Plc for about $3.4 billion in cash after the Read More →

Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock m Read More →

HSBC has signed a deal to offer BlackRock's Aladdin investment management software to the bank Read More →