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Millionaire businessman ‘orchestrated wife’s kidnapping’

Lawrence Michael Handley, 49, was arrested on August 11, four days after his estranged wife was kidnapped at gunpoint A millionaire businessman orchestrated the... read more

Harsher measures against ‘holidaying’ refugees

Angela Merkel has said harsher measures should be taken against asylum seekers if they take a holiday in their country of origin. It comes after she insisted sh... read more

Southwest flies stranded passengers out of Houston airport

Southwest Airlines airlifted about 500 customers out of Houston’s Hobby Airport on Sunday after they became trapped during Hurricane Harvey. The Federal A... read more

Indonesian woman jailed for Jakarta palace bomb plot

An Indonesian woman who was planning to blow herself up outside Jakarta’s presidential palace has been jailed for seven and a half years.  Dian Yulia Nov... read more

Trump’s firm pursued Moscow project during campaign

Donald Trump’s company was pursuing a deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow while he was campaigning to become US president in late 2015 and early 2016, i... read more

What Trump repeatedly shouted at his top economic advisers

President Donald Trump tore into his own advisors and demanded the U.S. slap tariffs on trade rivals during an August Oval Office tirade. The lecture, which the... read more

Coast Guard rescues 5 people stranded on a Houston rooftop

The U.S. Coast Guard was able to recuse five people from the floodwaters in Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Five of the victims were winched up from th... read more

Princess Madeleine of Sweden expecting her third child

Sweden’s royals are already looking forward to arrival of a new family member any way now when Princess Sofia gives birth, and he or she won’t be wa... read more

Calorie counts do not make people healthier

Calorie counts on restaurant menus do not inspire people to live a healthier lifestyle, scientists claim. New York City is currently marred in a court fight to ... read more

Baffled onlooker films bizarre insect writhing on rocks

Huang Meilan filmed the mysterious creature on rocks in Hsinchu, Taiwan  After Huang appealed online, many people suggested the brittle looking insect appeared... read more

80-year-olds are just as street-savvy as 18-year-olds

Our gut instinct about whether a stranger poses a threat is as good when we’re 80 as when we’re 18, according to new research. Older people are as g... read more

Victorian overweight mum loses 30kg for bodybuilding comp

A 36-year-old Victorian mum challenged herself to lose 30 kilos in a single year in order to enter a bodybuilding competition, and the results are astounding. ... read more

Leah Costa CONFIRMS relationship with David  Witko

Speculation that Bachelor reject Leah Costa, 24 is dating former Bachelorette hunk David Witko, 34, has been swirling since July this year.  And on Monday, the... read more

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner head to the White House

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner were spotted up bright and early Monday as they headed to work at the White House.  The smiling pair were spotted st... read more

Swiss sex sadist is jailed for eight years

A perverted sex sadist in Switzerland who drugged African women and tortured them on camera in his homemade dungeon has been jailed for eight years. A regional ... read more

Nine-year-old girl lifts the lid on gypsy lifestyle

Constantly on the move, not going to school and facing a future as an uneducated homemaker is the life many young gypsy girls lead. For one nine-year-old Irish ... read more

Babbel’s list of phrases Brit holidaymakers should avoid

The cliché of a socially-awkward British tourist is nothing new.  But, according to research conducted by language app Babbel, the gaffes we commit in other c... read more

Suicide bomber ‘abandons mission and runs away in fear’

A suicide bomber was captured on video abandoning his mission and running away in fear after coming under fire from troops in Iraq.  The clip, thought to have ... read more

In new leap for AI: computer chips that can smell

A technology expert has created a computer chip based on mice neurons that could recognise the smell of explosives. The device could be implanted into the brain... read more

India says troops ‘disengaging’ from stand-off with China

India said Monday it had agreed with China to end a months-long military stand-off at a strategically important disputed area in the Himalayas and troops had be... read more

Yoga benefits the central nervous system and immunity

Yoga benefits the central nervous system, strengthens immunity and gives people a sense of focus, new research reveals. Practicing the ancient spiritual exercis... read more

Bodies of all ten sailors recovered from USS John S McCain

Divers from the Navy and Marine Corps have located all ten of the sailors who were killed when an oil tanker collided with the USS John S McCain on August 21. T... read more

CNN reporter helps stranded Texas pensioner from flood

A CNN correspondent shadowing a rescue team during Tropical Storm Harvey helped an elderly couple and their daughter out of a home in Texas after it was left co... read more

Jetstar running huge spring sale, but you better be quick!

Jetstar is having a spring sale with cheap tickets to several overseas destinations The prices allow holidaymakers to fly as far away as Honolulu for less than ... read more