Friday, December 15, 2017

Politics

Facebook’s first president Sean Parker says app has secretly snared billions of people into...

Facebook has got the world hooked and might be using that to damage people's lives, according to its first president. Sean Parker, whose role in the site...

Russian tower block collapses after ‘gas’ explosion in Izhevsk, western Urals

A nine-storey residential block in Izhevsk, central Russia, has partly collapsed following reports of an explosion. A total of 32 apartments were destroyed.   The Interfax news...

Iranian women who refuse to wear hijabs filmed standing up to men telling them...

New videos have emerged of women defying Iran's law obliging women to wear hijabs in public. Part of the "White Wednesdays" online campaign against compulsory headscarves, the women have filmed...

Theresa May told to replace Priti Patel with Brexiteer to keep Cabinet balance

Theresa May has been warned to promote another Brexiteer into the Cabinet to keep the balance of her top team in the wake of Priti Patel’s...

Health warning over salt content in vegetarian sausages

Popular vegetarian sausages are so salty that one portion contains more than half a pizza, research has warned. Meat-free sausages including some made by Linda McCartney and Quorn contain significantly more salt than the level...

10 steps to protect your money from the next financial crisis

The signs are there: something big is coming. Consumers are holding their breath, waiting for events to unfold, that much is clear from the CBI’s monthly...

CMA Awards: 51st annual ceremony was one of its most political and emotional to...

The 2017 Country Music Association Awards marked one of its most political and emotional shows in years, as the night offered powerful moments focused on unifying...

US and China sign trade deals worth $250bn on Trump trip as he vows...

China and the United States have signed additional business agreements valued at $250bn during President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, though some were less than binding commercial...

‘Isis is finished’: Syria declares end of terror group’s ‘project’ as last town held...

Isis militants withdrew on Thursday from their last stronghold in Syria, a strategic town near the border with Iraq, following a government offensive that has effectively...

Mauritius and The Maldives: enjoy a winter break in paradise

It may be a rainy afternoon at London Gatwick as you step aboard flight BA2069, but that really doesn’t matter. In less than 12 hours, you’ll...