Israeli government denounces Natalie Portman for pulling out of prestigious awards ceremony in protest

Natalie Portman has been criticised by the Israeli government over her decision not to attend a prestigious awards ceremony in the country. “Recent events in Israel have been extremely...

Trump takes first step in aggressive effort to drill for oil in Arctic National...

The Trump administration has taken the first step towards an aggressive effort to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - one of the country’s most pristine and...

PUBG goes free for the weekend on Xbox One, allowing people to play Fortnite...

You can finally play PUBG for free. But you'll have to be quick: you will have to pay again after this weekend. The free days run from Friday...

North Korea offers to denuclearise without demanding withdrawal of US troops from peninsula

As a planned summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un approaches, Pyongyang has indicated it would abandon its nuclear programme without requiring American...

Former Playboy model Karen McDougal wins right to tell story of alleged Trump affair

A former Playboy model has reached an agreement with a tabloid publisher that will allow her to speak freely about her alleged 10 month affair with Donald...

Eric Garner: Civil rights prosecutors ‘recommend charging police officer over death’

Federal civil rights prosecutors have reportedly recommended charging the police officer involved in the 2014 killing of Eric Garner. The Department of Justice is now weighing whether...

Eric Greitens: Missouri governor embroiled in sex scandal faces new charges over political fund-raising

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer tampering...

Swaziland king officially renames country Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50th anniversary of independence

Swaziland’s king has officially renamed the country the Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. The name Swaziland has angered some in the...

Dying 700-year-old tree put on insecticide drip in final attempt to save it from...

A 700-year-old tree in India has been put on a drip in a last-ditch attempt to save it from being eaten by termites. Pillalamarri, said to be...

Grandmother who ‘killed husband and then murdered her lookalike’ arrested in Texas after nationwide...

A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida has been captured at a South Texas resort.  Lois Riess, 56, was arrested by two federal deputy...

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