Saturday, October 20, 2018

Taylor Swift v Kanye West: A history of their on-off feud

Music's most notorious on-off feud - Taylor Swift versus Kanye West - has officially turned political. Swift, who has long resisted going public on her politics, came out in favour of two democratic...

UK doctors to be given go-ahead to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis

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...

Oversupply of drugs in Mekong, East Asia puts younger users at risk, U.N. says

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Production and trafficking of illicit drugs have reached unprecedented levels in Southeast Asia’s Mekong region and East Asia, the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning that oversupply increases...

China’s most famous tree is in danger of being ‘loved to death’

Beijing is increasingly focused on environmental issues — a marked shift from its traditional growth-at-all-costs philosophy. HUANGSHAN, China — On one of the world’s most beautiful mountains stands one of China’s most...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued on a kayak A tale worthy of a Hollywood script. A badger on the beach after having been rescued...

Afghan drought ‘displacing more people than Taliban conflict’

A deadly drought in Afghanistan is causing a humanitarian crisis that has displaced more people this year than the war between the government and the Taliban. The BBC's Secunder Kermani reports...

More than 200 killed as Isil storms villages in Syria assault

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...

Oil rises to within four-year high as producers resist output increase to offset Iran...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil benchmark Brent rose for a second day on Tuesday, remaining within range of a four-year high reached during the previous session. Looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and the...

Russian military plane vanishes from radar over Syria

A Russian military aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared from radar after flying over Syria, Russia's defence ministry says. "Connection has been lost with the crew of a Russian Il-20...

Victims’ families to boycott Genoa state funeral over bridge ‘negligence’

Some families of those killed in the bridge collapse in Italy say they will boycott a state funeral on Saturday, claiming the tragedy was caused by negligence. The event will be led...

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The one ingredient missing for Galway to challenge the Dubs: Peter...

The one ingredient missing for Galway to challenge the Dubs: Peter Canavan's Super 8s rankings Dublin's Brian Howard, making a break as James McCarthy is...

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