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...

Brazil presidential campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed

Brazil presidential campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed A knife-wielding man stabbed far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro at a campaign rally on Thursday. Jair Bolsonaro grimaces after being stabbed in the stomach (AP Photo/Raysa Leite) A leading...

Watch as tiny puppies are transformed into tough police dogs in web series

Watch as tiny puppies are transformed into tough police dogs in web series Canada’s Winnipeg Police are putting out episodes on YouTube and they are compulsive viewing. The five puppies arrived on April 5 (Winnipeg Police...

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...

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...

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...

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 countryside (stock picture) Hedgehogs...

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...

Tesla stock plunges after Musk ‘smokes marijuana’ during web interview

Tesla stock plunges after Musk ‘smokes marijuana’ during web interview The company also lost its accounting chief after a month in the job on a day of turmoil. Elon Musk (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File) Shares in Tesla...

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