Saturday, November 17, 2018

Homes evacuated as Northern California wildfire triples in size

Homes evacuated as Northern California wildfire triples in size The blaze forced the closure of the Interstate 5 road. A firefighter sprays the smoldering remains of a vehicle on Interstate 5 (AP) A Northern...

Hedgehogs face up to ‘perfect storm’ as they flee countryside

Hedgehogs face up to 'perfect storm' as they flee countryside   Researchers have said hedgehogs, which are increasingly having to move to urban areas, are now present in just a fifth of the...

Lights, camera, auction: Pieces of film history go under the hammer

Lights, camera, auction: Pieces of film history go under the hammer   Hat trick: Indiana's fedora. Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire Fancy wearing Han Solo's jacket? Or donning Indiana Jones' fedora? Or how about a...

Musk smokes ‘legal’ marijuana joint during live comedy podcast

Musk smokes 'legal' marijuana joint during live comedy podcast   Elon Musk. Photo: Reuters Tesla's Elon Musk provoked another twitter storm yesterday by briefly smoking marijuana on a live web show with comedian Joe...

Serbia casts doubt on Kosovo ‘land swap talks’

Serbia casts doubt on Kosovo ‘land swap talks’ Negotiators say the two leaders will not meet at a Brussels summit. Presevo in Serbia (Zenel Zhinipotoku/AP) The idea of a “land swap” between Serbia and...

Indian court decriminalises gay sex

Indian court decriminalises gay sex An LGBT activist celebrates the Supreme Court's verdict. Photo: REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa India's Supreme Court yesterday struck down a colonial-era law that made gay sex punishable by up...

Trump’s former adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail

Trump’s former adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail Papadopoulos is the first former campaign aide to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. George Papadopoulos triggered the Russia...

EA Sports steers into player ratings complaints with hilarious Fifa 19 advert

EA Sports steers into player ratings complaints with hilarious Fifa 19 advert Nobody is ever satisfied, are they? A screen grab from EA Sports’ Fifa 19 player ratings advert – (EA Sports Fifa) Whenever...

Gun plans for 3D printers on social media platforms

Gun plans for 3D printers on social media platforms   Twitter and Facebook have been criticised after gun plans for 3D printers were found on their platforms (stock picture) Twitter and Facebook have been...

Gunman among four dead following ‘horrific’ shooting at bank in Ohio

Gunman among four dead following 'horrific' shooting at bank in Ohio The city mayor described the scene at the Fifth Third Bank as ‘horrific’ Emergency responders outside the bank (AP) Four people are dead,...

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Melrose swings to half-year loss on GKN costs

Melrose swings to half-year loss on GKN costs The group posted a pre-tax loss of £303m. GKN costs dragged on Melrose (Andrew Matthews/PA) Melrose Industries has swung...

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