Sunday, June 16, 2019
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Former cricketer Imran Khan declares victory in Pakistan elections Mr Khan’s message of a ‘new’ Pakistan resonated with young voters. Imran Khan has claimed victory in the elections (Anjum Naveed/AP) Cricket star turned politician Imran Khan has declared victory for his party...
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...
Theresa May’s Brexit plans ‘dead’ after EU's chief Brexit negotiator blows hole in Chequers blueprint The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator rejected proposals for new customs arrangements after the UK leaves Michel Barnier also made clear that Brussels still has reservations about...
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...
Facebook takes a beating on Wall Street in its worst trading day A 19% loss saw 119 billion dollars sliced from the company’s market value. The logo for Facebook (Dominic Lipinski/PA) A 19% loss in Facebook’s stock has chopped 119 billion US...

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