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Woman on trial for texts ‘driving boyfriend to suicide’

A 20-year-old US woman, whose boyfriend took his own life nearly three years ago, has gone on trial for allegedly urging him to kill himself. Michelle Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter for her role in the suicide of Conrad ...

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Omran Daqneesh, Aleppo’s bloodied boy, shown in new images

New pictures have emerged of Omran Daqneesh, the young Syrian boy who became a symbol of civilian suffering in the city of Aleppo last year. A bloodied Omran was filmed after what activists said was an air strike on a ...

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This Simple Blood Test Can Predict Cancer Years Before Symptoms Appear

A new type of non-invasive cancer test has just delivered promising results in an early-stage feasibility study, paving the way for a future when we’ll be able to get highly accurate cancer screening with a simple blood test. The technology, ...

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UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has banned people from publishing expressions of sympathy towards Qatar and will punish offenders with a jail term of up to 15 years, the UAE-based newspaper Gulf News and pan-Arab channel Al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday. ...

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NASA Can’t Explain What Made This Strange, Deep Hole on Mars

You’d think NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has seen everything there is to see on the Martian surface in the 11 years it’s orbited our nearest neighbour, but a snapshot taken over the planet’s South Pole has revealed something we ...

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Key Arab League states cut ties with Qatar over ‘supporting terrorism’ Live updates

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Egypt have broken off diplomatic relations with Qatar, claiming the country supports terrorism. 05 June 2017 07:15 GMT Qatar says it is committed to the Charter of the Gulf Cooperation Council, ...

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Sadiq Khan: ‘London Is One of the Safest Global Cities in the World’, Despite Two Terror Attacks Since Start of 2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has reportedly claimed that London is one of the “safest global cities in the world”, despite two major terror attacks in the city since the beginning of 2017. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed that London ...

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Muslim Council of Britain: ‘Attack during Ramadan shows they respect neither life nor faith’

The Muslim council of Britain today described the London Bridge terror attack, carried out during the month of Ramadan, as an affront to the religion of Islam. Seven people were killed and 48 injured when three terrorists drove into pedestrians ...

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Boxing star Amir Khan offers to pay for life-saving treatment for a 7-year-old Pakistani boy whose eye is engulfed by an enormous tumour

Boxing superstar Amir Khan has come to the rescue and is offering to pay for life-saving treatment for a seven-year-old Pakistani boy whose life is in danger from an enormous tumour. Just yesterday, the former world champion took to his ...

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Giant iceberg splitting off Antarctica

An iceberg bigger than Indonesian Lombok or Philippines Cebu islands – and almost 10 times the size of Singapore – is very close to splitting off from one of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica, scientists say, after a fast-growing ...

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