Monday, December 9, 2019

Hurricane Dorian intensifies as it heads for US

Hurricane Dorian has strengthened to a Category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 205 km/h, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Friday. And the...

Burning plane makes emergency landing in Moscow, 13 dead

A Russian passenger plane has made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport after a fire broke out on board. Videos on social media show...

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s strongman ex-president, dies aged 95

Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean independence icon turned authoritarian leader, has died aged 95. Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in Singapore since April....

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan’s use of private jets

Sir Elton John has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets - and said he paid to carbon offset their...

Prince Harry and Meghan have healthy baby boy

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are the proud parents of a new baby boy. The baby, who has not yet...

Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations linked to Antigua

BBC - A billionaire Indian diamond trader, whose jewellery was worn by the likes of model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and actress Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, has been...

Air Canada scrubs 737 Max from schedule until Feb. 14, affecting thousands

Air Canada is keeping the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" that will affect thousands of passengers. The...

Flight from Jamaica makes emergency landing at Miami airport

An American Airlines plane, which departed from Jamaica, had to make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport this morning, reportedly due to hydraulic...

Facebook is deleting the name of the potential whistleblower

Facebook says it is deleting the name of the person who has been identified in conservative circles as the whistleblower who triggered a congressional...

Commonwealth chief Baroness Scotland faces new cronyism claims

Baroness Scotland of Asthal, the most senior Commonwealth official, has appointed an Italian foundation run by her friends to organise a prestigious programme tackling...