China planning rail link to the US?

  (Beijing) Social media in China is abuzz as a news report claimed that China is considering building a high-speed rail network that will stretch all the way to the US. The Beijing Times report claims...

Arsenal and Liverpool Join Manchester United in Monitoring Thomas Muller Situation

By Tony Mogan :Arsenal and Liverpool have joined Manchester United in an attempt to prise Thomas Muller away from Bayern Munich, reports in Germany suggest. The 24-year-old is reportedly open to the idea of leaving...

Regular rows linked to early death

Regular rows can double a person's risk of dying when they are middle-aged, researchers have claimed. Men and those who are unemployed are most at risk of the fatal consequences of frequent arguments, the authors...

Experts smitten by UK contender

Molly Smitten-Downes has created the perfect Eurovision winning song according to a formula from experts at the London College of Music. The month long study, led by senior lecturer Sam Sutton, analysed all of the...

Jolie Blames ‘Culture Of Impunity’ For Kidnaps

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who campaigns against sexual violence in war zones, has told Sky News a "culture of impunity" is to blame for the abductions of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls. Islamist group Boko Haram has...

Pakistan: Test fire Short Range Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Hatf III

  (Islamabad): Pakistan today conducted a successful training launch of Short Range Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi), capable of delivering nuclear and conventional warheads upto a range of 290 kilometres. The successful...

Housing benefit claimants ‘up 60%’

(London) The number of working people claiming housing benefit has risen by almost 60% since 2010, according to research commissioned by Labour. Figures compiled by the House of Commons Library for the party suggest 386,000...

Britain: Recession ‘on verge of being over’

(London) The recession that has gripped the UK for six years is on the verge of being over after a leading economic body said the economy is almost back to its pre-financial crisis peak. Growth...

Britain: Scrutiny of spies ’embarrassing’

(London) The credibility of the security and intelligence agencies is being hit by ineffective oversight, an influential group of MPs has said. Scrutinising the work of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ should not be undertaken exclusively...

London MetPolice chief urges FGM referrals

(London) Mandatory medical examinations to identify victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) may have to be considered in the UK, the head of Britain's biggest police force has said. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe...