Sunday, December 16, 2018

Elon Musk in new rant at Thai cave rescuer

Elon Musk has again attacked a British diver he has previously accused without evidence of being a child abuser. In an email to a reporter, Mr Musk said Vernon Unsworth - who...

Monster iceberg’s pivot and turn

The monster Antarctic iceberg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. For 13 months after breaking away from the White Continent's long peninsula, the trillion-tonne block did little more than shuffle...

Netflix show Insatiable criticised for suggesting ‘bisexuals don’t exist’

"Disappointed" social media users attack the show for making "insensitive" comments that they say contribute to "bi-erasure". Viewers of Netflix's Insatiable have expressed fresh anger on social media after a character suggested...

How anti-Semitism crept into Europe’s political mainstream

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, has had to apologize for reportedly hosting an event in 2010 at which a speaker compared the Israeli Government to the Nazis. The...

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...

‘Don’t be taken in by anti-vaccine myths on social media’

People who believe the myths spread by anti-vaccine campaigners "are absolutely wrong", England's top doctor has said. Prof Dame Sally Davies said the MMR vaccine was safe and had been given to...

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...

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges, says UN

A UN report has said top military figures in Myanmar must be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas. The report, based on hundreds of interviews,...

The most popular grocery items in NZ

Be it in-store or online, competition is as keen as ever among supermarkets looking to attract shoppers, with product pricing and promotion playing a large part in the sorts of items...

Tour de France Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Tour de France. July 7-29, 2018 - The 105th Tour de France takes place. Geraint Thomas of Great Britain's Team Sky becomes the first Welshman to win...

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

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...

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