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Meat grown in space for first time at International Space Station with 3D-bioprinter

Scientists have successfully grown beef on board the International Space Station.

Scientists have successfully grown beef on board the International Space Station.

25 May 2020 - 11:23AM
Britain’s worst hotel chain? Britannia Hotels takes the top spot for seventh year in a row

Annual customer satisfaction survey by consumer group Which? asked more than 8,000 hotel guests to rate their stays at well-known chains – it didn’t go well for Britannia Hotels.

Annual customer satisfaction survey by consumer group Which? asked more than 8,000 hotel guests to rate their stays at well-known chains – it didn’t go well for Britannia Hotels.

1 Nov 2019 - 5:45PM
African swine fever set to claim a quarter of world’s pig population

While the disease does not spread to humans, it is virtually 100 per cent fatal once embedded in pig populations. The outbreak in China has been particularly serious.

While the disease does not spread to humans, it is virtually 100 per cent fatal once embedded in pig populations. The outbreak in China has been particularly serious.

1 Nov 2019 - 6:20PM
Mexico broadcasts dramatic video showing how military operation against El Chapo’s son fell apart

Authorities briefly captured suspected trafficker Ovidio Guzman Lopez earlier this month, but were forced to release him to avoid bloodbath with cartel gunmen.

Authorities briefly captured suspected trafficker Ovidio Guzman Lopez earlier this month, but were forced to release him to avoid bloodbath with cartel gunmen.

31 Oct 2019 - 1:43PM
Grenfell Tower inquiry: Boris Johnson tells families ‘justice will be done’

British prime minister says government will fully accept findings of report on 2017 blaze that killed 72 people, pledging a rapid official response.

British prime minister says government will fully accept findings of report on 2017 blaze that killed 72 people, pledging a rapid official response.

31 Oct 2019 - 2:12AM
Facebook agrees to pay fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The US$644,600 fine was the highest possible that could be issued by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office and ended more than a year of litigation.

The US$644,600 fine was the highest possible that could be issued by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office and ended more than a year of litigation.

30 Oct 2019 - 7:57PM
Masked couple’s California ‘wildfire wedding’ photo goes viral

Image shows Katie and Curtis Ferland in burning wine country as photographer wonders: ‘Is this the new normal?’.

Image shows Katie and Curtis Ferland in burning wine country as photographer wonders: ‘Is this the new normal?’.

30 Oct 2019 - 9:41AM
Is Botswana the ‘homeland’ of all 7.7 billion people on Earth?

Modern humans emerged 200,000 years ago in a region of northern Botswana, scientists claimed, in what appeared to be the most precise location of mankind’s ‘ancestral homeland’ yet discovered.

Modern humans emerged 200,000 years ago in a region of northern Botswana, scientists claimed, in what appeared to be the most precise location of mankind’s ‘ancestral homeland’ yet discovered.

29 Oct 2019 - 2:14PM
Kurd spy stole Isis leader Baghdadi’s underpants for DNA test before sea burial

Isis leader’s body dumped at sea at secret location, similar to 2011 sea burial of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Isis leader’s body dumped at sea at secret location, similar to 2011 sea burial of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

29 Oct 2019 - 8:24PM
Did Queen Elizabeth’s ‘EU hat’ carry coded Brexit message? Dresser Angela Kelly explains choice of outfit

Royal aide of 25 years Angela Kelly explains choice of outfit in her book, The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe.

Royal aide of 25 years Angela Kelly explains choice of outfit in her book, The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe.

29 Oct 2019 - 4:48AM
Misogyny and sex abuse: why the MeToo movement hasn’t made much ground in the music industry

Women aren’t represented in the music industry, making up 12 per cent of songwriters and only two per cent of producers. Almost 50 per cent of women artists have faced sexual harassment at work.

Women aren’t represented in the music industry, making up 12 per cent of songwriters and only two per cent of producers. Almost 50 per cent of women artists have faced sexual harassment at work.

28 Oct 2019 - 8:00PM
European Union agrees to Brexit extension until January 31

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, said the EU’s 27 other members had agreed to the request made by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson just over a week ago.

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, said the EU’s 27 other members had agreed to the request made by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson just over a week ago.

28 Oct 2019 - 11:37PM
Ex-FBI chief James Comey says he will move to New Zealand if Trump wins in 2020

He joins a long line of prominent Americans to float the idea of emigrating to New Zealand as a way to escape Trump’s chaotic presidency.

He joins a long line of prominent Americans to float the idea of emigrating to New Zealand as a way to escape Trump’s chaotic presidency.

28 Oct 2019 - 2:17PM
Rising Democratic star Katie Hill attacks ‘abusive husband’ in blistering resignation letter after affair with staff, intimate photo scandal

California congresswoman Katie Hill, a freshman Democrat and a rising star in the party, announced her resignation amid allegations that she had a sexual relationship with a member of her congressional staff.

California congresswoman Katie Hill, a freshman Democrat and a rising star in the party, announced her resignation amid allegations that she had a sexual relationship with a member of her congressional staff.

28 Oct 2019 - 10:46AM
Brexit gamble: Boris Johnson could get his snap election – and earlier than expected

Two opposition parties have proposed December 9 polls; plan would let PM get around Labour opposition, but new date means he can’t deliver Brexit before election.

Two opposition parties have proposed December 9 polls; plan would let PM get around Labour opposition, but new date means he can’t deliver Brexit before election.

28 Oct 2019 - 7:00AM
Cambodian soldiers, divers scour island for missing British backpacker Amelia Bambridge

Amelia Bambridge, 21, was last seen at beach party on island of Koh Rong at 3am on Thursday.

Amelia Bambridge, 21, was last seen at beach party on island of Koh Rong at 3am on Thursday.

28 Oct 2019 - 11:05PM
Girl, 12, rescued in Philippines after Sydney man arrested for child abuse

The 63-year-old is now facing charges including procuring a child to engage in sexual activity outside Australia and transmitting child pornography material.

The 63-year-old is now facing charges including procuring a child to engage in sexual activity outside Australia and transmitting child pornography material.

27 Oct 2019 - 6:09PM
Essex truck deaths: woman Pham Thi Tra My and other Vietnamese feared to be among victims after trying to enter UK via China

Pham Thi Tra My sent text message to mother saying she could not breathe around time vehicle was en route from Belgium to Britain; 39 victims earlier identified as Chinese but may have been using fake passports.

Pham Thi Tra My sent text message to mother saying she could not breathe around time vehicle was en route from Belgium to Britain; 39 victims earlier identified as Chinese but may have been using fake passports.

29 Oct 2019 - 7:57PM
Essex truck horror highlights risks desperate migrants take to reach UK

The discovery of 39 bodies in a truck on an industrial estate outside London has prompted an outcry in Britain with campaigners saying a UK government crackdown has led some people to resort to desperate measures.

The discovery of 39 bodies in a truck on an industrial estate outside London has prompted an outcry in Britain with campaigners saying a UK government crackdown has led some people to resort to desperate measures.

29 Oct 2019 - 7:57PM
UK private schools, hovercraft, crocodile handbags: eye-popping spending habits of corrupt super-rich revealed

Despite a crackdown by British lawmakers and police, criminals from around the world continue to make the UK a hub for corrupt wealth.

Despite a crackdown by British lawmakers and police, criminals from around the world continue to make the UK a hub for corrupt wealth.

24 Oct 2019 - 9:15PM
Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo ordered to declare worldwide assets by Australian court

Billionaire property developer Huang Xiangmo is accused of ‘grossly understating’ his income over three years and allegedly owes US$96 million in unpaid taxes.

Billionaire property developer Huang Xiangmo is accused of ‘grossly understating’ his income over three years and allegedly owes US$96 million in unpaid taxes.

24 Oct 2019 - 10:48PM
Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo claims persecution by ‘dark forces of Australia’s deep state’

Billionaire Huang Xiangmo lashes out at politicians, government agencies and media, calling tax office a ‘despicable tool’ over its pursuit of US$104 million tax bill

Billionaire Huang Xiangmo lashes out at politicians, government agencies and media, calling tax office a ‘despicable tool’ over its pursuit of US$104 million tax bill

23 Oct 2019 - 10:22PM
Tinder CEO Elie Seidman: if you behave badly we want you out

The dating app has been downloaded more than 300 million times and is the most used in the US and the UK. CEO Elie Seidman talks about how the app has changed the dynamics of relationships.

The dating app has been downloaded more than 300 million times and is the most used in the US and the UK. CEO Elie Seidman talks about how the app has changed the dynamics of relationships.

23 Oct 2019 - 5:28AM
Outrage as Donald Trump describes impeachment proceedings against him as a ‘lynching’

The US president’s tweet drew swift backlash against the use of the racially-charged word.

The US president’s tweet drew swift backlash against the use of the racially-charged word.

24 Oct 2019 - 4:33AM
Facebook identifies Russian and Iranian campaigns to meddle in 2020 US election

Facebook said the network bears the hallmark of the same Kremlin-backed group that interfered in the 2016 election by sowing social discord, boosting Donald Trump and attacking Hillary Clinton.

Facebook said the network bears the hallmark of the same Kremlin-backed group that interfered in the 2016 election by sowing social discord, boosting Donald Trump and attacking Hillary Clinton.

22 Oct 2019 - 7:24PM
White House race shake-up: ‘Bloomberg is in if Biden is out’

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again – teasing a presidential run.

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again – teasing a presidential run.

17 Oct 2020 - 7:14AM
Meghan Markle was warned the UK tabloids would ‘destroy’ her life

Meghan Markle has had to face an increasingly hostile UK press since she married into the Royal Family last year, with the tabloids luxuriating in stories about her fractured American family and the rumours of palace rifts.

Meghan Markle has had to face an increasingly hostile UK press since she married into the Royal Family last year, with the tabloids luxuriating in stories about her fractured American family and the rumours of palace rifts.

21 Oct 2019 - 1:43PM
British MPs to question PwC on possible conflict of interest over Thomas Cook following travel giant’s collapse

It has come to light that for a period of time, PwC performed a dual role as both the Thomas Cook remuneration committee’s adviser and the company’s external auditor.

It has come to light that for a period of time, PwC performed a dual role as both the Thomas Cook remuneration committee’s adviser and the company’s external auditor.

21 Oct 2019 - 4:19AM
Your career plans may not yet include driving a steam train, but young people are needed to keep the industry alive

A Siemens rolling stock engineer volunteers as a driver, attracted by both the history and heritage, and the people from all walks of life who are involved

A Siemens rolling stock engineer volunteers as a driver, attracted by both the history and heritage, and the people from all walks of life who are involved

20 Oct 2019 - 9:00AM
No bail for Australian man Choi Han Chan accused of selling North Korean missiles overseas

Police have alleged Choi attempted to broker the sale of North Korean missiles and missile components internationally, and to sell coal and other resources from North Korea to entities in Indonesia and Vietnam.

Police have alleged Choi attempted to broker the sale of North Korean missiles and missile components internationally, and to sell coal and other resources from North Korea to entities in Indonesia and Vietnam.

18 Oct 2019 - 3:54PM