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Britons warned to stay indoors and Mugabe in custody after unrest in Zimbabwe

British nationals in Zimbabwe's capital Harare are being advised to stay indoors amid reports of "unusual military activity".

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued the guidance in the early hours of Wednesday morning following political tensions in the African ...

2017-11-15 10:13 open_in_new
Even a former US President has to do his duty, jury duty that is.

The former president arrived at the Richard J. Daley Centre in central Chicago for jury duty shortly after 10am on Wednesday.

By noon, Cook County chief judge Timothy Evans told reporters that Mr Obama would not be serving and was dismissed from jury duty.

If the former president had ...

2017-11-14 09:21 open_in_new
Donald Trump arrives in South Korea to put pressure on the north

President Trump has arrived in South Korea, beginning a two-day visit centred on pressuring the nation's neighbour to the north to abandon its nuclear weapons programme.

Donald Trump has repeatedly struck a hard line against Pyongyang and South Korea will be warily watching him as he is ...

2017-11-14 09:21 open_in_new
Huge earthquake on Iran-Iraq border leaves thousands injured and more than 200 dead

Iranian state TV has said 1,686 people have been injured and more than 200 have been killed in an earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border.

The Baghdad government did not immediately give word on casualties in that country, although Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi issued a directive for the ...

2017-11-14 09:21 open_in_new
Drivers warned to fill up with petrol this weekend as fuel prices set to rise

Drivers are being encouraged to fill up their cars with petrol this weekend with prices at the pump set to increase after the cost of oil hit a two year high.

RAC figures indicate oil has reached $60 a barrel for the first time since July 2015, leading to concerns motorists will be hit ...

2017-11-03 14:11 open_in_new
Drivers warned to fill up with petrol this weekend as fuel prices set to rise

Drivers are being encouraged to fill up their cars with petrol this weekend with prices at the pump set to increase after the cost of oil hit a two year high.

RAC figures indicate oil has reached $60 a barrel for the first time since July 2015, leading to concerns motorists will be hit ...

2017-11-03 14:11 open_in_new
Twitter employee hailed a hero after deleting Donald Trump's account

Donald Trump had his Twitter account briefly deleted by a customer service employee on their final day in the job, it emerged last night.

The @realDonaldTrump account, belonging to the current President of the United States of America, temporarily displayed a message saying 'Sorry that ...

2017-11-03 14:11 open_in_new
Twitter employee hailed a hero after deleting Donald Trump's account

Donald Trump had his Twitter account briefly deleted by a customer service employee on their final day in the job, it emerged last night.

The @realDonaldTrump account, belonging to the current President of the United States of America, temporarily displayed a message saying 'Sorry that ...

2017-11-03 14:11 open_in_new
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort charged with conspiracy as Russia probe heats up

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate, Rick Gates, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy against the US and other felony charges.

The indictments contain 12 counts, including conspiracy to launder money, failing to ...

2017-10-30 16:47 open_in_new
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort charged with conspiracy as Russia probe heats up

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate, Rick Gates, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy against the US and other felony charges.

The indictments contain 12 counts, including conspiracy to launder money, failing to ...

2017-10-30 16:47 open_in_new
Do I need winter tyres? Everything you need to know about winter tyres

As temperatures drop could winter tyres help drivers stay on the road?

A legal requirement in many European countries, winter tyres are not compulsory in the UK. However, sales are growing year-on-year as more drivers seek extra grip in wet and icy weather.

Do you need winter tyres? ...

2017-10-30 14:29 open_in_new
Do I need winter tyres? Everything you need to know about winter tyres

As temperatures drop could winter tyres help drivers stay on the road?

A legal requirement in many European countries, winter tyres are not compulsory in the UK. However, sales are growing year-on-year as more drivers seek extra grip in wet and icy weather.

Do you need winter tyres? ...

2017-10-30 14:29 open_in_new
New Amazon Key service lets couriers to open your front door to leave package

Amazon is often unveiling new services for customers and their latest one is certainly likely to get people talking.

It's called Amazon Key and is designed for when you're not home to receive your parcel, allowing couriers to open your front door and leave the package inside.

It's ...

2017-10-26 17:53 open_in_new
New Amazon Key service lets couriers to open your front door to leave package

Amazon is often unveiling new services for customers and their latest one is certainly likely to get people talking.

It's called Amazon Key and is designed for when you're not home to receive your parcel, allowing couriers to open your front door and leave the package inside.

It's ...

2017-10-26 17:53 open_in_new
This is why most of us are basically working for FREE for the rest of this year

For many employees, working a bit longer than your contracted hours is pretty normal and most of us will think, 'what’s the odd half an hour here and there?'

But research shows, on average, UK workers ' overtime equates to around 68 working days every year and for most of us that is ...

2017-10-26 17:53 open_in_new
This is why most of us are basically working for FREE for the rest of this year

For many employees, working a bit longer than your contracted hours is pretty normal and most of us will think, 'what’s the odd half an hour here and there?'

But research shows, on average, UK workers ' overtime equates to around 68 working days every year and for most of us that is ...

2017-10-26 17:53 open_in_new
Fats Domino dies: Tributes paid to rock 'n' roll pioneer

Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music, has died at the age of 89.

He died on Tuesday, according to Mark Bone, chief investigator with Jefferson Parish coroner's office in Louisiana.

At least in appearance, ...

2017-10-26 11:15 open_in_new
Fats Domino dies: Tributes paid to rock 'n' roll pioneer

Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music, has died at the age of 89.

He died on Tuesday, according to Mark Bone, chief investigator with Jefferson Parish coroner's office in Louisiana.

At least in appearance, ...

2017-10-26 11:15 open_in_new
Prince William and Kate Middleton reveal royal baby's due date

Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed they are "delighted" to be expecting their third child in April.

A statement reads: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2018."

Kate ...

2017-10-25 23:43 open_in_new
Two dead as Japan is hit by Typhoon Lan

The Pacific coast of Japan has been hit by a powerful typhoon which has caused flooding and landslides and killing at least two people.

Typhoon Lan made landfall in central Japan on Monday morning and swept across Tokyo before heading out to sea several hours later off northeastern ...

2017-10-25 23:43 open_in_new
FA accused of 'blackmail' after apology over 'racially discriminatory' remarks

The lawyer who initially cleared former England women's manager Mark Sampson of bullying and racism has changed her mind and decided he did make two racist remarks to players.

Katharine Newton, a highly qualified barrister, was called in by the Football Association in December 2016 to ...

2017-10-25 23:43 open_in_new