White House officials are living in a crisis of their own making

White House officials are living in a crisis of their own making    US President Donald Trump The 'New York Times' published an extraordinary column by an anonymous contributor identified as a "senior official in the Trump...

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 Rogan. The 47-year-old billionaire...

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 been created by...

Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie

Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie A thin layer of dust is visible on Curiosity, the result of a storm that enveloped Mars this summer. The Curiosity rover at Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS...

Frogs, whales and snakes created for threatened species Bake Off competition

Frogs, whales and snakes created for threatened species Bake Off competition The online contest by the Australian government was aimed at raising awareness about the country’s vulnerable plants and animals. This growling grass frog was named...

FTSE 100 pulled lower by miners on trade fears

FTSE 100 pulled lower by miners on trade fears Investors are waiting for the outcome of a consultation on US tariffs. Mining stocks dragged the FTSE 100 lower (Xstrata/PA) London’s top-flight stocks stumbled for the fourth session...

Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer

Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer The president told reporters the New York Times opinion piece critical of his leadership is a national security issue. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart) Donald Trump says attorney general Jeff...

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 have gone on...

Trump’s former adviser George Papadopoulos handed 14-day jail term

Trump’s former adviser George Papadopoulos handed 14-day jail term Papadopoulos is the first former campaign aide to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. George Papadopoulos has been sentenced to 14 days in jail...

Serbia-Kosovo talks end without breakthrough

Serbia-Kosovo talks end without breakthrough EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said ‘difficulties remain’ for the process. Federica Mogherini (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP) Serbia’s president has refused to meet his Kosovo counterpart at European Union-backed...

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