Sunday, April 22, 2018

Boracay: Philippines closes popular tourist island for ‘rehabilitation’

One of Asia’s top holiday islands faces closure by presidential decree. Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, has called for Boracay to be...

BBC Biggest Weekend adds Florence + The Machine, Demi Lovato, Bastille, Sigrid and Anne...

This lineup is bordering on ridiculous: the BBC's Biggest Weekend has added even more acts to its already-enormous festival billing.  Florence + The Machine,...

Ray Wilkins was a special player and admired coach whose love for football never...

To get a measure of Ray Wilkins as a footballer and man, you can look after his glamorous peak, after Chelsea, Manchester United,...

Maryland murder suspect claims he only shot his girlfriend because he thought he had...

For a week, as police in suburban Maryland searched for a missing, pregnant high school teacher, they grew convinced her boyfriend knew more...

New York police shoot dead ‘mentally ill’ man in Brooklyn because they wrongly believed...

Police officers shot and killed a black man who was known to be mentally ill on a Brooklyn street corner on Wednesday after...

Skripal relative quoted on Russian state TV says Yulia and Sergei ‘getting better’: ‘Everyone’s...

Yulia Skripal says she and her father Sergei Skripal are “getting better,” according to unverified audio played by Russian state TV. The transcript details a conversation between...

Russian live missile tests force Latvia to close airspace over Baltic sea: ‘It’s hard...

Russia has carried out missile tests in the Baltic Sea, causing Nato member Latvia to shut down part of its commercial airspace.  The Russian defence ministry said its Baltic...

Salman Khan jailed after Bollywood megastar found guilty of killing two endangered antelope

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been jailed for five years years in prison after being convicted in a 20-year-old poaching case.  The actor was...

Scientists discover the universe has much less phosphorus than we thought, potentially meaning there...

Scientists might have found why there are so few aliens. Life as we know it on Earth could be far more unusual than we've...

Environment chief Scott Pruitt could be fired after White House says Donald Trump ‘not...

Scott Pruitt’s stint as environment secretary appears to be almost over after the White House said Donald Trump was “not OK” with his...

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