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An act of mischief, or something more sophisticated? Singapore investigates drones that disrupted 63 flights at Changi airport

An act of mischief, or something more sophisticated? Authorities are investigating two instances of drone activities which caused dozens of flights to be delayed or diverted in the past week.

25 Jun 2019 - 11:35PM

An act of mischief, or something more sophisticated? Authorities are investigating two instances of drone activities which caused dozens of flights to be delayed or diverted in the past week.

An act of mischief, or something more sophisticated? Singapore investigates drones that disrupted 63 flights at Changi airport
Global telecoms firms hacked in espionage campaign linked to previous Chinese spying efforts, say US-based cybersecurity researchers

Investigators at Cybereason, a US-Israeli cybersecurity firm based in Boston, say a state-backed group has been hacking into the systems of global telecommunications firms to spy on prominent individuals.

25 Jun 2019 - 8:55PM

Investigators at Cybereason, a US-Israeli cybersecurity firm based in Boston, say a state-backed group has been hacking into the systems of global telecommunications firms to spy on prominent individuals.

Global telecoms firms hacked in espionage campaign linked to previous Chinese spying efforts, say US-based cybersecurity researchers
New US sanctions will end path of diplomacy, Iran foreign ministry says

The Trump administration’s new sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader and foreign minister are ‘destroying the established international mechanisms for maintaining world peace and security’, Tehran says.

25 Jun 2019 - 8:50PM

The Trump administration’s new sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader and foreign minister are ‘destroying the established international mechanisms for maintaining world peace and security’, Tehran says.

New US sanctions will end path of diplomacy, Iran foreign ministry says
Paris Fashion Week: K-pop BLACKPINK’s Lisa turns muse at Celine show as Solange bids adieu to Kenzo duo

BLACKPINK girl group member sits front row at Hedi Slimane’s ‘retro’ presentation while sister of Beyoncé sings as Carol Lim and Humberto Leon present last collections

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BLACKPINK girl group member sits front row at Hedi Slimane’s ‘retro’ presentation while sister of Beyoncé sings as Carol Lim and Humberto Leon present last collections

Paris Fashion Week: K-pop BLACKPINK’s Lisa turns muse at Celine show as Solange bids adieu to Kenzo duo
Paris Fashion Week: Kate Moss and Kelly Osbourne marvel at Dior’s sparkling show

Designer Kim Jones uses huge runway sculpture, spelling out ‘DIOR’ while crystals glimmer beneath, in menswear collection featuring Rimowa capsule collaboration

25 Jun 2019 - 2:45PM

Designer Kim Jones uses huge runway sculpture, spelling out ‘DIOR’ while crystals glimmer beneath, in menswear collection featuring Rimowa capsule collaboration

Paris Fashion Week: Kate Moss and Kelly Osbourne marvel at Dior’s sparkling show
Opinion | How YouTube’s main consumers – young children – are at risk from unsuitable content

YouTube is not meant for under-13s, but most of its popular channels are aimed at babies, toddlers and young children. Autoplay algorithms can include unsuitable, mature or racist content along with kids’ videos.

25 Jun 2019 - 3:59AM

YouTube is not meant for under-13s, but most of its popular channels are aimed at babies, toddlers and young children. Autoplay algorithms can include unsuitable, mature or racist content along with kids’ videos.

How YouTube’s main consumers – young children – are at risk from unsuitable content
Why is Chernobyl so good? How to make a great historical TV drama

The five-part HBO series has already attracted more than nine million cumulative viewers, with a companion podcast proving almost as popular.

25 Jun 2019 - 10:51AM

The five-part HBO series has already attracted more than nine million cumulative viewers, with a companion podcast proving almost as popular.

Why is Chernobyl so good? How to make a great historical TV drama
Mount Everest mess: abandoned tents and human waste piling up as cleaning crews struggle

Government clean-up efforts falter with more waste than ever on the mountain as human waste is contaminates native water sources.

24 Jun 2019 - 9:24PM

Government clean-up efforts falter with more waste than ever on the mountain as human waste is contaminates native water sources.

Mount Everest mess: abandoned tents and human waste piling up as cleaning crews struggle
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US will be ready ‘at a moment’s notice’ to resume denuclearisation talks with North Korea

Declaration from Pompeo comes after US President Donald Trump sent a personal letter to Kim.

24 Jun 2019 - 7:34AM

Declaration from Pompeo comes after US President Donald Trump sent a personal letter to Kim.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US will be ready ‘at a moment’s notice’ to resume denuclearisation talks with North Korea
Indonesian police arrest three suspects after deadly fire in illegal factory kills 30 people, including children

The owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra could each face five years in prison if found guilty of negligence leading to the deaths.

23 Jun 2019 - 9:16PM

The owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra could each face five years in prison if found guilty of negligence leading to the deaths.

Indonesian police arrest three suspects after deadly fire in illegal factory kills 30 people, including children
Asean leaders call for restraint in disputed South China Sea, as US-China trade war rages on

Leaders of Southeast Asian nations affirm their commitment to regional unity, pushing for the completion of a free-trade pact with China and five other Asia-Pacific nations, and also urging calm in the South China Sea.

23 Jun 2019 - 11:08PM

Leaders of Southeast Asian nations affirm their commitment to regional unity, pushing for the completion of a free-trade pact with China and five other Asia-Pacific nations, and also urging calm in the South China Sea.

Asean leaders call for restraint in disputed South China Sea, as US-China trade war rages on
Trump’s cancellation of retaliatory strikes on Iran over drone attack not sign of ‘weakness’: John Bolton

‘I never called the strike against Iran “BACK,” I just stopped it from going forward at this time,’ US president tweeted.

23 Jun 2019 - 11:07PM

‘I never called the strike against Iran “BACK,” I just stopped it from going forward at this time,’ US president tweeted.

Trump’s cancellation of retaliatory strikes on Iran over drone attack not sign of ‘weakness’: John Bolton
‘Excellent content’: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un praises personal letter from US President Donald Trump

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the US president had sent a letter and ‘correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing’.

23 Jun 2019 - 10:37PM

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the US president had sent a letter and ‘correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing’.

‘Excellent content’: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un praises personal letter from US President Donald Trump
British PM frontrunner Boris Johnson ‘utterly convinced’ Brexit deal can be renegotiated with the ‘right energy’

Speaking at an assembly to gather support from party members, Johnson says he is confident that UK will leave the EU by October 31.

23 Jun 2019 - 11:34AM

Speaking at an assembly to gather support from party members, Johnson says he is confident that UK will leave the EU by October 31.

British PM frontrunner Boris Johnson ‘utterly convinced’ Brexit deal can be renegotiated with the ‘right energy’
Nine dead in fiery Hawaiian plane crash

There were no survivors after the twin-engined King Air plane crashed on Friday night near Dillingham Airfield, on Oahu’s North Shore.

22 Jun 2019 - 5:46PM

There were no survivors after the twin-engined King Air plane crashed on Friday night near Dillingham Airfield, on Oahu’s North Shore.

Nine dead in fiery Hawaiian plane crash
Police called to British PM contender Boris Johnson’s home in London after neighbour feared for safety of female occupant

Police said there ‘were no offences or concerns apparent to the officers and there was no cause for police action’.

22 Jun 2019 - 2:47PM

Police said there ‘were no offences or concerns apparent to the officers and there was no cause for police action’.

Police called to British PM contender Boris Johnson’s home in London after neighbour feared for safety of female occupant
US bans exports to five Chinese technology entities, expanding trade battle to supercomputing

Citing national security concerns, Washington has added the companies to its ‘Entity List’.

22 Jun 2019 - 10:33PM

Citing national security concerns, Washington has added the companies to its ‘Entity List’.

US bans exports to five Chinese technology entities, expanding trade battle to supercomputing
Paris Fashion Week: Rihanna’s Fenty goes online, while menswear gets romantic at Valentino and Virgil Abloh’s Off-White show

Virgil Abloh takes Off-White in a dreamier direction, Pierpaolo Piccioli blurs boundaries and Rihanna’s Fenty goes online.

22 Jun 2019 - 4:45AM

Virgil Abloh takes Off-White in a dreamier direction, Pierpaolo Piccioli blurs boundaries and Rihanna’s Fenty goes online.

Paris Fashion Week: Rihanna’s Fenty goes online, while menswear gets romantic at Valentino and Virgil Abloh’s Off-White show
EVA Air strike leaves thousands of passengers stranded in Taiwan

More than 100 flights grounded as a result of industrial action by cabin crew.

21 Jun 2019 - 7:43PM

More than 100 flights grounded as a result of industrial action by cabin crew.

EVA Air strike leaves thousands of passengers stranded in Taiwan
Former Spain striker Fernando Torres announces retirement

Ex-Liverpool, Chelsea and AC Milan forward calls time on his career after 18 years playing at the top

21 Jun 2019 - 7:31PM

Ex-Liverpool, Chelsea and AC Milan forward calls time on his career after 18 years playing at the top

Former Spain striker Fernando Torres announces retirement
Paris Fashion Week: Gigi Hadid sits front row as Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton menswear collection blossoms

French fashion house, with its flower-themed designs, Issey Miyake and Rick Owens among brands using capital’s iconic squares for their elaborate outdoor shows

21 Jun 2019 - 5:45PM

French fashion house, with its flower-themed designs, Issey Miyake and Rick Owens among brands using capital’s iconic squares for their elaborate outdoor shows

Paris Fashion Week: Gigi Hadid sits front row as Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton menswear collection blossoms
EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal as nations dependant on fossil-fuel vote against plan for carbon neutral economy

24 countries including Britain, France and Germany supported the initiative, but were held back by Poland and a few other nations.

21 Jun 2019 - 6:59AM

24 countries including Britain, France and Germany supported the initiative, but were held back by Poland and a few other nations.

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal as nations dependant on fossil-fuel vote against plan for carbon neutral economy
US President Donald Trump approved Iran attack after Tehran shot down American drone, but changed his mind, New York Times claims

New York Times report quoted senior officials as saying plan to strike Tehran’s military targets was on the table, then suddenly scrapped.

21 Jun 2019 - 10:34PM

New York Times report quoted senior officials as saying plan to strike Tehran’s military targets was on the table, then suddenly scrapped.

US President Donald Trump approved Iran attack after Tehran shot down American drone, but changed his mind, New York Times claims
Boris Johnson tops Tory leader vote in race to be Britain’s next prime minister

The former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London took 157 of the votes cast by 313 Conservative lawmakers in their fourth round of voting – half the total.

20 Jun 2019 - 9:53PM

The former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London took 157 of the votes cast by 313 Conservative lawmakers in their fourth round of voting – half the total.

Boris Johnson tops Tory leader vote in race to be Britain’s next prime minister
After Japanese medical school rigged entrance exams, 13 women seek US$3.7 million in damages

The unfair treatment was aimed at preventing a shortage of doctors in the belief that women tend to resign or take long periods of leave.

21 Jun 2019 - 7:45AM

The unfair treatment was aimed at preventing a shortage of doctors in the belief that women tend to resign or take long periods of leave.

After Japanese medical school rigged entrance exams, 13 women seek US$3.7 million in damages
One Championship is planning to double its roster of fighters and stage around 80 shows in 2020

One CEO Chatri Sityodtong wants his fights available ‘everywhere and anywhere at all times’ as company sees chance to plant a flag in the US.

20 Jun 2019 - 1:21PM

One CEO Chatri Sityodtong wants his fights available ‘everywhere and anywhere at all times’ as company sees chance to plant a flag in the US.

One Championship is planning to double its roster of fighters and stage around 80 shows in 2020
Cynthia Hoffman murder: Alaska teens in twisted plot were promised US$9 million online to film kill

Man assumed a fake identity as a millionaire to convince teen to kill for him, and send him videos or photographs of the attack.

20 Jun 2019 - 8:52PM

Man assumed a fake identity as a millionaire to convince teen to kill for him, and send him videos or photographs of the attack.

Cynthia Hoffman murder: Alaska teens in twisted plot were promised US$9 million online to film kill
Iran shoots down US Global Hawk drone amid heightened tensions

US official said the drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz. However, Iran claims it was shot down in its territory.

20 Jun 2019 - 8:52PM

US official said the drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz. However, Iran claims it was shot down in its territory.

Iran shoots down US Global Hawk drone amid heightened tensions
China and Russia thwart US-led bid to call out North Korea on UN sanctions violations

Pyongyang’s main suppliers of petroleum products block Security Council committee declaration of cap breach.

19 Jun 2019 - 5:04PM

Pyongyang’s main suppliers of petroleum products block Security Council committee declaration of cap breach.

China and Russia thwart US-led bid to call out North Korea on UN sanctions violations
Pakistan military rescues six climbers, but one dies in avalanche

Four Italian climbers and two Pakistanis have been lifted to safety

19 Jun 2019 - 11:56AM

Four Italian climbers and two Pakistanis have been lifted to safety

Pakistan military rescues six climbers, but one dies in avalanche