Saturday, May 25, 2019

Cats, books and snacks: The eclectic items needed to summon people like a spell

Cats, books and snacks: The eclectic items needed to summon people like a spell JK Rowling needs a West Highland terrier but most people just want cats. People were asked what five items...

People share the cunning ways they have been duped by their pets

People share the cunning ways they have been duped by their pets Some people have been left hundreds of pounds out of pocket because of their clever animal friends Plenty of picky eaters...

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley faces kicking over failings

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley faces kicking over failings Two influential advisory groups have recommended that shareholders vote against the billionaire’s re-election as chief executive at the company’s AGM. Shareholders have been urged...

Watch: 20 slow lorises get first taste of freedom in Indonesian rainforest

Watch: 20 slow lorises get first taste of freedom in Indonesian rainforest The animals were all previously being kept as pets before they were surrendered to authorities (International Animal Rescue) Twenty rescused slow lorises...

Older people share the one question they would love a teenager to answer

Older people share the one question they would love a teenager to answer What would you love to ask somebody younger than you? The thread gave people the chance to ask teenagers their...

Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day

Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day The US Forest Service said the blaze around Interstate 5 is now covering 38 square miles. Embers fly above a firefighter (AP Photo/Noah Berger) A...

New font remakes the alphabet from leading brand logos

New font remakes the alphabet from leading brand logos A is for Adobe now. The font has been created by New York-based digital studio Hello Velocity (Hello Velocity) A new type of font has...

Giraffe attack leaves mum and son critical

Giraffe attack leaves mum and son critical South Africa 'Mr Williams chased the giraffe away, but not before his family had sustained serious injuries' (stock photo) The wife and three-year-old son of a British...

Duterte: Defiant senator won’t be arrested without warrant

Duterte: Defiant senator won’t be arrested without warrant Antonio Trillanes IV is one of the Philippine president’s strongest critics. Antonio Trillanes IV in his office (AP) Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has decided not to...

US defence secretary makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

US defence secretary makes surprise visit to Afghanistan James Mattis arrived in Kabul as the US ramps up efforts to end the country’s war. Jim Mattis (AP) American defence secretary James Mattis has arrived...

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Childcare and green energy: census to trial new questions

Childcare and green energy: census to trial new questions Stock photo Some 15,000 households will be quizzed about their smoking habits, volunteering, use of green energy...

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