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Coronavirus: Olympic and Paralympic Games postponed

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until next year because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash – US reports

RNZ/Reuters. Basketball legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in California, according to reports by...

Harry and Meghan lose funding and drop HRH titles

(BBC) Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham...

Ukraine airliner accidentally downed by Iran, US officials say

The US government believes Iran accidentally shot down a Ukraine airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, officials...

Iran launches missile attack on US bases in Iraq

By Telegraph.co.uk At least nine rockets, believed to be fired by Iran, hit an Iraqi airbase on Wednesday where American and coalition...

$1 billion worth of marijuana plants found in US hemp fields destroyed

(CNN) A tip about supposedly legal hemp production led California investigators to fields of marijuana plants. About 10 million of them.

Flesh-eating Russian drug Krokodil that leaves addicts in a zombie-like state hits Australia

By AIDAN WONDRACZ FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA A synthetic and powerful drug that eats away at the flesh of users...

Boris Johnson named British prime minister

Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal...