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Palestinians call on Muslim states to boycott Australia over Jerusalem embassy

Palestinians call on Muslim states to boycott Australia over Jerusalem embassy

Palestinian leaders are lobbying Arab and other Muslim states to drop Australian exports and withdraw their ambassadors from Canberra in the event the Coalition moves Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. On Saturday Australia’s prime minister,...

Guardian, yesterday, 01:33
 
Gary Lineker criticised by Jonathan Agnew for 'political' Brexit tweets

Gary Lineker criticised by Jonathan Agnew for 'political' Brexit tweets

BBC Sport host Gary Lineker has been criticised by his colleague Jonathan Agnew for expressing his political views on Twitter. The former England football captain, who hosts the BBC’s flagship Match of the Day programme, has been outspoken in his...

Guardian, yesterday, 01:01
 
US investigates whether Trump's inaugural cash was spent improperly – report

US investigates whether Trump's inaugural cash was spent improperly – report

Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, which managed the $107m celebrations in Washington to mark the start of his presidency in 2017, has become the latest focus of federal prosecutors who, according to the Wall Street Journal, are now investigating...

Guardian, yesterday, 01:01
 
The fight over the Indian baby born in a bank queue

The fight over the Indian baby born in a bank queue

He arrived in the world with a bang. His birth in a bank queue made global news. But two-year-old Khazanchi Nath is now at the centre of a bitter fight between the two sides of his family and two villages because of his celebrity status. The BBC's...

BBC, yesterday, 00:59
 
Kosovo's army dreamers enrage their Serbian neighbours

Kosovo's army dreamers enrage their Serbian neighbours

If Kosovo is still committed to a Euro-Atlantic path, it has wandered dramatically off-piste in recent weeks. First it raised a 100% tariff on imports from neighbouring Serbia. Now its MPs are set to vote on raising an army. Both these measures run...

BBC, yesterday, 00:59
 
Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

A different kind of internet celebrity is emerging; virtual characters that talk on YouTube or pose on Instagram like living, breathing people. Is this the dawn of a new breed of star? Kizuna AI has 2.3 million YouTube followers. She post videos...

BBC, yesterday, 00:59
 
My three children have died – should I try IVF or trust in God?

My three children have died – should I try IVF or trust in God?

Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for an incurable condition, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood. They've already lost three. Ruba now wants IVF, to select a healthy embryo. Saqib is putting his trust in...

BBC, yesterday, 00:59
 
Keith Richards gives up drinking (almost), saying 'I got fed up with it'

Keith Richards gives up drinking (almost), saying 'I got fed up with it'

Keith Richards, the legendarily hard-living guitarist of the Rolling Stones, has quit drinking – almost – saying he “just got fed up with it”. Despite inspiring an industry of memes celebrating his unreconstructed lifestyle, Richards has told Rolling...

Guardian, yesterday, 00:16
 
Reforesting the world: the Australian farmer with 240m trees to his name

Reforesting the world: the Australian farmer with 240m trees to his name

Through the cacophony of the UN’s global climate talks, an Australian farmer is quietly spreading his plan to reforest the world. Over more than 30 years in west Africa, Tony Rinaudo has regenerated more than 6m hectares – an area nearly as large as...

Guardian, Thursday, 23:30
 
Pacific nations under climate threat urge Australia to abandon coal within 12 years

Pacific nations under climate threat urge Australia to abandon coal within 12 years

Pacific countries vulnerable to climate change have urged Australia to abandon coal power generation within 12 years, and to prohibit new coal plants or expansion of existing plants. The call from 15 small Pacific island states came one day after the...

Guardian, Thursday, 23:17
 
Wimbledon to expand after golf club members vote to sell for £65m

Wimbledon to expand after golf club members vote to sell for £65m

Piers Morgan, Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly, former cabinet secretary Lord Gus O’Donnell, and the 754 other members of Wimbledon Park Golf club have voted to sell their 120-year-old club to All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) for £65m. The golf club...

Guardian, Thursday, 23:17
 
Grizzly Bear Cubs cameraman reveals extraordinary life as dad to six bears

Grizzly Bear Cubs cameraman reveals extraordinary life as dad to six bears

As a father of two, wildlife ­cameraman Gordon Buchanan knows how it feels to be on the night shift with a newborn baby. But having to be a surrogate parent to six orphaned grizzly bear cubs was an experience like no other. “I tried to be their mummy...

Daily Record, Thursday, 23:09
 
Virgin Galactic rocket plane successfully reaches space for first time - with TWO pilots on board

Virgin Galactic rocket plane successfully reaches space for first time - with TWO pilots on board

Virgin Galactic has successfully launched a space tourism rocket plane to the edge of space for the first time. The rocket plane, called SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, launched from Mojave, California, on board a plane called WhiteKnightTwo. During the...

Daily Record, Thursday, 23:09
 
Shark numbers decline by up to 90% in five decades off Queensland coast

Shark numbers decline by up to 90% in five decades off Queensland coast

Shark numbers along the Queensland coast have declined by more than 90% for some species in the past five decades, according to new research that calls for better protections for sharks in Australian waters. University of Queensland and Griffith...

Guardian, Thursday, 22:49
 
Bitcoin bomb threats across Canada and US appear to be hoax, authorities say

Bitcoin bomb threats across Canada and US appear to be hoax, authorities say

Bomb threats were reported across the US and Canada on Thursday, forcing widespread evacuations and police response, various agencies say, but all the threats appeared to be hoax ransom ploys for bitcoin payment. CTV Toronto (@CTVToronto) Toronto...

Guardian, Thursday, 22:49
 


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