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US hit out at ‘irresponsible’ China amid attack rehearsal claims by Taiwan
The United States has accused Beijing of "provocative" and "irresponsible" actions after Taiwan said China rehearsed an attack on the island.
Orban Tells U.S. Conservatives His Government Is 'Under Siege By Progressive Liberals'
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on August 4 urged a gathering of U.S conservatives in Texas to join forces with Hungarian conservatives in 2024 to take back institutions in Washington and Brussels from liberals.
Michael Schumacher family spends $35.6 Million to start a new life in Spain
The family of F1 legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly spent a massive $35.6 Million to relocate to Spain to spend the winter months.
Truss warns against ‘talking UK into a recession’ in leadership hustings
Tory favourite for No 10 says taxes should be kept low as rival Sunak says his priority will be to tackle inflation
Lowering taxes best way to attract investments and to avoid recession, says Liz Truss. Sunak offers no economic plan, only a wish (to "fight" inflation, no "how" to do it, just a wish)
Tory leadership contender Liz Truss has defended her plans to lower taxes, describing them as the best way to avoid a recession. Her rival, Rishi Sunak, "wants" to tackle inflation before cutting any taxes, but has no plan how to do it. ...
Kaia Gerber Just Wore the Summer's Most In-Demand Sneaker
Just about everyone in Hollywood has been spotted wearing a pair.
Rishi Sunak admits taking money from deprived areas
Video shows candidate telling Tories in Tunbridge Wells he started making sure ‘areas like this are getting the funding they deserved’
Rishi who? Sunak says Stanford business school changed his life, but few remember him
Teachers at Tory leadership contender’s alma mater say they have no recollection of the man who would be prime minister
‘More air miles than Alan Whicker’: ex-church official in £5m fraud trial
Martin Sargeant, former operations manager at the diocese of London, is accused of fraud and money laundering
Amazon staff protests spread to multiple UK depots over pay dispute
Workers say retailer offering ‘insulting’ pay rise given pandemic and cost of living crisis
Banksy painting sprayed in West Bank resurfaces in Tel Aviv
A long-lost painting by the British graffiti artist Banksy has resurfaced in a swank art gallery in downtown Tel Aviv, an hour’s drive and a world away from the concrete wall in the occupied West Bank where it was initially sprayed.
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From Mecca to the Vatican, exploring sacred sites with VR
Click and gape at the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel ceiling up close. Click again and join thousands of pilgrims praying and circling around the cube-shaped Kaaba at Islam’s most sacred site. Or strap on a headset and enter the holy city of J...
China cuts off vital US contacts over Pelosi Taiwan visit
China cut off contacts with the United States on vital issues Friday — including military matters and crucial climate cooperation — as concerns rose that the Communist government’s hostile reaction to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan ...
EU confirms gas rationing plan
The bloc has approved a 15% reduction in consumption ahead of winter
G20 states revolt against US pressure
The US-led drive to isolate Russia through sanctions has not succeeded, as half the countries in the Group of Twenty leading global economies refused to sign on, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
Hungarians want ‘more Chuck Norris’ – Orban
The country wants more rangers, not genders, Viktor Orban told a Texas rally
French mayor threatens €15,000 deposit to climb Mont Blanc
A French mayor says conditions on Mont Blanc are now so dangerous that climbers should pay a €15,000 (£12,640; $15,370) deposit to cover rescue and possible funeral costs.
Bangladeshi Superstar Singer Hero Alom Arrested By Police, Asked To Cease Singing
Bangladeshi singer-actor Hero Alom, who has a huge fan-following on the internet, was hauled in by police and told to stop singing his renditions of songs. He has nearly two million Facebook followers and almost 1.5 million subscribers o...
Gallerist Alex Tieghi-Walker Has Filled His L.A. Home With Wild, One-of-a-Kind Objects
Step inside Alex Tieghi-Walker's avant-garde home in latest “Objects of Affection” video.
Facebook owner Meta in first ever sales fall
The owner of Facebook and Instagram was hit by a fall in advertising sales in the three months to July which caused the first year-on-year revenue decline in the firm's history.
AMTD Digital: How a small Hong Kong firm's shares soared
A little-known Hong Kong company has seen its stock market value soar in recent days, for no apparent reason.
Instagram U-turns on TikTok-style revamp
Instagram says it is pausing a rollout of new features on its app following backlash online from users, influencers and celebrities.
Uber attracts record number of drivers as cost of living bites
The number of people driving for Uber has hit an all time high, as concerns about the rising cost of living push people to find new ways to make money.
Airbnb bookings hit record high as travel recovers
Airbnb said travel demand remains strong, despite concerns about economic slowdown and rising prices hitting households.
Pornhub: Judge rules Visa can be sued in abuse claim
An abuse survivor can sue Visa over videos of her posted to Pornhub, a US court has ruled.
Ukraine war: UN chief Guterres slams oil and gas firms' 'grotesque greed'
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for oil and gas companies to face special taxes.
Evergrande gets $818m as football stadium land deal cancelled
Heavily-indebted Chinese property giant Evergrande says it will receive $818m after cancelling a contract to buy land rights for a new football stadium.
Covid: Mum urges vaccination take-up after baby loss
A mother who lost her baby after getting Covid-19 while she was pregnant has urged other pregnant women to get vaccinated.
Alex Belfield trial: Former BBC presenter found guilty of stalking
A former BBC radio presenter has been found guilty of stalking four people including broadcaster Jeremy Vine.
Halewood man who killed burglar after seeing break-in via Ring doorbell jailed
A man who stabbed a burglar to death after seeing him breaking into his home via a video doorbell has been jailed.
Tory leadership: I took money out of deprived urban areas, says Sunak
A clip has emerged of ex-Chancellor Rishi Sunak saying he diverted public money from "deprived urban areas".
Felixstowe: Workers at key UK port to strike for eight days
Workers at the UK's biggest container port in Felixstowe are to strike for eight days in a dispute over pay.
‘Let us work with UK as partners’, Vanterpool now urges
The BVI should work closely with the United Kingdom (UK) as partners as it seeks to move forward in its journey towards self-determination.
Is China preparing to invade Taiwan? Key questions answered
Tensions are rising in the Taiwan Strait after China launched its biggest-ever military drills following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei.
Biden administration declares the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency
The Biden administration on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, with cases on the rise across the US.
Republican states are planning an all-out assault on woke banks: 'We won’t do business with you'
'We're not going to pay for our own destruction,' West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore tells FOX Business
Amazon, Walmart, Target among companies offering ways to save on groceries
Target says its RedCard can save shoppers up to $675 per year on groceries
COVID loan fraud: West Virginia woman accepted over $42K, Justice Department says
The woman obtained thousands in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans
Florida woman files class action lawsuit against Equifax over credit score errors
The lawsuit claims that Equifax's error violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Georgia fourth-generation farmer rips Bill Gates as largest farmland owner in US: 'Hell yeah I have concerns'
White Oak Pastures owner Will Harris raised concern over Gates' climate change investments in plant protein, secretive land purchases
American-made Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV prices revealed
ID.4 compact electric SUV now built in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Marilyn Monroe collector reveals why late Hollywood legend is more valuable 60 years after her death
The 'Seven Year Itch' star, who died in 1962 at age 36, has a reported net worth of $10M today
Crypto bankruptcies threaten customer life savings
A judge will hear a request to honor Voyager Digital customer withdrawals
Food banks ‘not immune’ to inflationary pressures: Feeding America president
Nationwide surge in food bank demand ‘not a sustainable situation' as donations decrease, Katie Fitzgerald warns
HK$387.9 million in cryptocurrency scammed in first half of 2022 in Hong Kong
Some HK$1.58 billion swindled through cyber offences in first half of this year, police reveal.
UK economy to be in recession for more than a year, Bank of England warns as it hikes rates
The Bank of England pushes interest rates up by half a percentage point - the sixth rise since December and the biggest rise since 1995.
Bank of England doubles down on inflation gamble to prevent greater damage ahead
Sky's Paul Kelso speaks to a business owner facing a massive, damaging increase to their gas bills as the governor of the Bank of England explains why it is inflicting more pain on millions of borrowers to help control a price problem mo...
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