Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day

Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day The US Forest Service said the blaze around Interstate 5 is now covering 38 square miles. Embers fly above a firefighter (AP Photo/Noah Berger) A blaze that shut...

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...

Lloyd’s of London appoints John Neal to replace outgoing boss Inga Beale

Lloyd’s of London appoints John Neal to replace outgoing boss Inga Beale The incoming chief executive will take up his position on October 15. John Neal secured a unanimous appointment by the Council of Lloyd’s (Philip...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gun plans for 3D printers on social media platforms

Gun plans for 3D printers on social media platforms   Twitter and Facebook have been criticised after gun plans for 3D printers were found on their platforms (stock picture) Twitter and Facebook have been criticised after gun...

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