Friday, January 18, 2019
She was called the luckiest woman in the world. But now that luck is being called into question by some who think that winning the lottery four times is more than just a coincidental spell of good fortune. Joan R. Ginther,...
More than 200 killed as Isil storms villages in Syria assault Isil lost nearly all the territory it once held in Syria last year in separate offensives by the Russian-backed army and a US-backed militia alliance (stock picture) Isil militants killed...
Trump and EU leaders pull back from trade war and agree to more talks Mr Trump and Mr Juncker said they have agreed to work towards ‘zero tariffs’ and ‘zero subsidies’ on non-automotive goods. Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker speak in...
Pence: Turkey faces US sanctions unless pastor is freed Andrew Craig Brunson has been held on terrorism and spying charges. Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor, has been detained in Turkey (Emre Tazegul/AP)) Vice President Mike Pence has threatened Nato ally Turkey...
Weather tweet becomes a masterclass in French memeing Best of all, you don’t need to speak French to understand. It all began with French Twitter account @TweeteoFrance (Tim Goode/EMPICS Sport) A new meme is sweeping France, and it requires a certain level...
Two super fluffy cygnets have been born at Newquay Zoo Black-necked swans at Newquay Zoo have bred for the first time. Keepers at the zoo have given the cygnets a quick health check (Newquay Zoo) The black-necked swans at Newquay Zoo have...
Brexit ‘a real opportunity’ for agricultural sector, May tells farmers UK Prime Minister was meeting key stakeholders at the UK’s largest agricultural show British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Reuters UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told farmers at the Royal Welsh...
In Video: Rookie policeman saves man on train tracks The man was apparently oblivious to the oncoming danger. The man fled the path of the train with just seconds to spare (AP) A rookie police officer saved a man from being hit...
Gin craze boosts drinks giant Diageo The Gordon’s and Tanqueray group said sales of gin jumped 16% in the year to June 30. The soaring popularity of gin has helped drinks giant Diageo chalk up a 4.8% rise in annual profits...
UK doctors to be given go-ahead to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis The rules about the circumstances in which cannabis can be given to patients are being relaxed Stock image (Gareth Fuller/PA) Doctors will be able to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients...

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