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Bridge 'snapped in half'

It’s raised questions about the quality of some of its infrastructure projects as it's the second bridge to collapse during this flooding season


Legendary lost city buried beneath the waves emerges after devastating tsuami

The Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 remains one of the worst natural disasters in recorded history. Some 230,000 people died as the result of the cataclysm, which was sparked when a massive undersea earthquake off the western coast of Sumatra unleashed a series of devastating waves. These crashed over coastal areas across the region, hitting countries i...


Treasury orders no new coins to be minted for first time as future of 1p and 2p in doubt

Treasury orders no new coins to be minted for first time as future of 1p and 2p in doubt -


Dramatic video shows whale capsizing boat

Two people on a fishing boat had a lucky escape after a whale breached and capsized it off the New Hampshire coast.


Carpetright: Which stores are closing? Full list including London branches

Carpetright: Which stores are closing? Full list including London branches - Despite rival Tapi agreeing to buy 54 Carpetright stores, over 1,500 jobs are still in jeopardy


Premier League winner gives perfect response after being mocked for working on a building site

Former Premier League winner Danny Drinkwater gave an admirable response to trolls mocking him for a picture he posted on his Instagram story of himself working on a building site. Drinkwater famously won the Premier League title with Leicester City in the 2014/15 season; he went on to play for Chelsea and England in seasons to follow. He retired f...


Plants 'scream' while they're being harvested, new study finds

Vegetarians, we're afraid we've got some news that you're probably not going to like… Plants emit sounds, akin to ‘screams’, when they’re distressed, according to a new study. They allegedly produce clicking noises that humans can’t hear without the use of scientific equipment, research has found. The research, which was published in Cell back in 2...


Rams, QB Matthew Stafford reach agreement on contract adjustment

Matthew Stafford wanted more guaranteed money in his contract, and on Tuesday the 36-year-old QB and the Rams worked out an adjustment.


School reprimanded for illegally using facial recognition software in canteen

An Essex secondary school broke the law when it illegally used facial recognition software to speed up lunch queues, a report has found. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a “reprimand” – the first of its kind – condemning Chelmer Valley High School on Tuesday. The Government’s data watchdog said the Chelmsford academy did not obtai...


Bodies of 18 passengers recovered after plane leaves runway as pilot survives crash

The pilot was rushed to hospital and received treatment for injuries to his eyes.


Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s Man Utd job cuts ramp up ahead of US tour

Hundreds of Manchester United staff were informed they are at risk of redundancy on Tuesday as swingeing cuts at Old Trafford drew a step closer. United are expected to shed around 250 jobs in total — more than a fifth of the workforce — as part of a huge cost-cutting drive and restructuring process by new co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe. Staff from acr...


Christian Horner weighs in on Max Verstappen’s fallout with Red Bull engineer

Christian Horner weighs in on Max Verstappen’s fallout with Red Bull engineer - Verstappen collided with Lewis Hamilton at Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix prompting his race engineer to send a radio message appearing to call the Dutchman ‘childish’


Thames Estuary divers in amazing shipwreck discovery after a decade searching

Thames Estuary divers in amazing shipwreck discovery after a decade searching - A bronze cannon was found on the shipwreck of a warship that was destroyed by a gunpowder explosion in 1665


A bombshell F1 return with Lewis Hamilton exploit uncovered in Hungary – round-up

Will there ever be just one normal day of F1 news? Judging by this selection, probably not.


Mortgages fall below 4pc as rates war heats up

Mortgage deals have fallen below 4pc for the first time since the spring as a rates war heats up. Nationwide has become the first high-street lender since April to offer a sub 4pc deal. It is now offering a five-year fixed rate of 3.99pc to house buyers who have a 40pc deposit, although not to those remortgaging. It follows rate reductions from oth...


Recruiter shares 3 things you should lie about in every job interview

Honesty is the “best policy,” we’re told. Well, apparently not when it comes to job hunting. Sure, fabricating achievements on your CV will inevitably come back to bite you on the backside but there are certain instances where erring from the truth is vital to your success, according to a recruitment influencer. Bonnie Dilber has amassed a loyal fo...


Ministers have not explained how new power plant helps net zero goal, court told

Ministers have not explained how new power plant helps net zero goal, court told - The Government is facing legal action over the granting of development consent for the Net Zero Teesside Project.


Meet the Colombian dribbling machine destined to kickstart Man Utd’s new era

An unknown quantity...


Giant Yellowstone explosion sends tourists running for their lives

Giant Yellowstone explosion sends tourists running for their lives - At least 22 people are known to have died from injuries related to thermal features in and around Yellowstone


Pound gains on euro after mixed activity data, tumbles on yen

By Alun John LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling gained on the euro on Wednesday after a survey showed British business activity this month was stronger than in euro zone economies, while it held steady on the dollar and tumbled against a rebounding Japanese yen. The euro was last down 0.1% on the pound at 84.04 pence not far from its two year low of 83.84 pence hit earlier in July. British business


Canada in chaos as head coach withdraws and two sent home amid Olympics spy drone scandal

Defending Olympic women’s football champions Canada were left in turmoil on Wednesday after coach Bev Priestman withdrew from their opening match against New Zealand and two staff members sent home amid a spying scandal. Canadian Olympic chiefs apologised after a member of team staff was detained by French authorities over allegations that they use...


Understanding the new coronavirus mutant strain KP.3.1.1

By Tarun Sai Lomte In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv preprint* server, researchers in Japan evaluated the virological characteristics of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) KP.3.1.1 variant. SARS-CoV-2 BA.2.86.1.1, viz ., the JN.1 variant, has outpaced ...


Google is finally helping iPhone owners avoid speeding tickets

Android owners have been much luckier.


Foxconn to invest 1 billion yuan for new business headquarters in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn plans to invest 1 billion yuan ($137.5 million)to construct a new business headquarters in Zhengzhou, China, according to a statement on Wednesday. Foxconn Technology Group, a subsidiary of Hon Hai Technology Group, signed a contract with the Henan provincial government for the proposed project, which will have a construction area of about 700 acres, the


Apple Foldable iPhone Launch Faces Delay Until 2026, Faces Design Roadblocks

While Apple remains tight-lipped, rumours regarding the iPhone Flip continue to swirl. Now, fresh reports suggest delays on the development of this foldable phone. According to The Information, a foldable iPhone has progressed beyond the conceptual phase and received an internal code name. This development strongly suggests that the iPhone Flip mig...


Charlotte Dujardin pulls out of Paris Olympics and provisionally banned as video shows 'error of judgement'

Charlotte Dujardin pulls out of Paris Olympics and provisionally banned as video shows 'error of judgement' - Video is said to show behaviour ‘contrary to the welfare of horses’ and has led to six-month provisional ban


Kamala Harris narrows down VP shortlist as two candidates emerge as frontrunners

Kamala Harris narrows down VP shortlist as two candidates emerge as frontrunners - Pennsylvania governor Josh Shapiro and Arizona Senator Mark Kelly tipped as frontrunners in her choice for running mate


German punks ‘invade’ elite holiday island for third year in a row to protest fascism and racism

German punks ‘invade’ elite holiday island for third year in a row to protest fascism and racism - The activists are campaigning against gentrification, rent prices and the far right


Chelsea ready to sell first-team star just one year after joining the club

He broke into the starting XI last December.


Journalist: Man Utd table offer for 259k-a-week "leader" alongside Ugarte

Manchester United have now tabled a new offer for a summer transfer target alongside Manuel Ugarte, according to journalist Christian Falk.


IDF responds to Hezbollah publishing drone footage appearing to show IDF base

Reacting to Hezbollah publishing drone footage on Wednesday morning claiming to show the IDF Ramat David base, the IDF later stated that the video was filmed by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) solely for photography purposes and that the base's operations were not impacted. The IDF and the Air Force within it are operating against Hezbollah's aeri...


Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold responds to Real Madrid approach

The Liverpool star has just a year left on his contract with Liverpool.


LION REUNIONS - 10 Years of Unique Bonds

Lion Reunions with Kevin Richardson. This video is for newcomers and loyal supporters alike, a celebration of all the unique bonds we've seen over the last 10 years. Welcome to Lion Whisperer TV! #wildlife #animals #fun Credit goes to Jackie Badenhorst @jackiewildphoto for the beautiful thumbnail demonstrating a unique bond! Become a member of LionWhispererTV today and receive exclusive videos and content! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_NS4MiiHAFo3CYI7fRSLtQ/join New video every Friday at 4:00 PM GMT - Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_NS4MiiHAFo3CYI7fRSLtQ?sub_confirmation=1 Purchase your Lion Whisperer Merch now: https://thelionwhispererclothing.com/ Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LionWhispererSA Instagram: http://instagram.com/lionwhisperersa Website: http://www.lionwhisperer.co.za LionWhispererTV aim is to raise awareness about The Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary.


Olympics fans slam controversial new sport: 'Not interested, no thanks'

'I tried to watch it... Not interesting.'


Flights suspended after climate protesters glue themselves to runway at busy airport

Flights suspended after climate protesters glue themselves to runway at busy airport - Dozens of flights affected by incident in Germany, with action spreading to other parts of Europe


DWP Universal Credit and PIP claimants given new Jobcentre rules

Universal Credit and PIP claimants claiming from the DWP face a major shake-up as Ms Kendall, the new Labour Party government Cabinet member, spoke out.


DOJ finds transcripts of Biden conversations with biographer — after denying having them

After special counsel Robert Hur delivered, in February, his final report on classified government documents President Joe Biden had in his Delaware home, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) was inundated with Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) requests. Now, Politico is reporting that DOJ, on Monday, July 22, acknowledged to a federal judge "that ...


Flights halted as Mount Etna erupts

Italy's Catania airport had to temporarily close following an eruption of Mount Etna.


Why is Kamala Harris being hit with threats of impeachment?

The Republican Party has launched its first grenade at Kamala Harris after she became the Democrats’ de facto presidential candidate. House Republican lawmaker Andy Ogles filed articles of impeachment against the 59-year-old on Tuesday accusing her of “high crimes and misdemeanours.” Ogles is arguing that during her term as vice president, Harris “...


Tourists warned of new Covid variant as deaths rise

An increase in the new FLiRT variant has been reported after a sharp rise in hospital admissions.


Enzo Maresca explains 'sad decision' over Trevoh Chalobah axe at Chelsea

Chalobah now looks set to leave Chelsea.


Netanyahu condemns campaign against Noa Argamani

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the campaign against Noa Argamani on Tuesday night, saying he was "shocked by the campaign directed against Noa Argamani. Noa went through torment in Hamas captivity, she longed to return to her mother before her death, and she managed to see her. This is not an easy experience either." He then added: "No...


Blackpink’s Lisa Is Officially Louis Vuitton’s Newest Ambassador

'I feel so honoured to be working with such a great brand that I admire,' she shared


Fan-favourite chocolate bar back on sale after discontinuation disappointment

Fan-favourite chocolate bar back on sale after discontinuation disappointment - Nestle said it wanted to create a ‘special opportunity’ for fans to enjoy the ‘unique bar’ once more


The world's biggest hub for DDoS attacks has been shut down

Digitalstress has been seized, and its administrator apparently arrested.


Post Office minister ‘started to worry when she realised victims were middle-class’

A former Post Office minister became worried about the wrongful prosecution of sub-postmasters after realising those accused of theft were “leafy, middle-class people” with no previous convictions, the public inquiry into the Horizon IT system scandal has heard. Baroness Neville-Rolfe claimed she was repeatedly “misled” by officials, including civi...


I'm Sorry, But You're Not as Good as a MotoGP Rider

If you start training right now, you'll still never be them.


Economist Krugman fact-checks Trump’s claim that Biden job gains went to 'illegal immigrants'

Under President Joe Biden, the United States has enjoyed record-low unemployment and considerable job growth. The unemployment rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), was 4.1 percent in June — which was an increase from 3.7 percent in May but shows no sign of a recession. Trump has claimed that much of the job growth under Bid...


Outbreak of new virus causes panic

A 14-year-old boy has died of the Nipah virus in southwest India. Indian authorities are taking measures to prevent an outbreak of this so-called "horror virus". About 100 people who came into contact with the boy have been placed in isolation. People in the Indian state of Kerala are advised to wear mouth masks in public places and avoid contact with vulnerable people. The 'horror virus' occurs in bats but is transmissible to humans. The virus...


Liverpool pair now training with U21s as their exits are IMMINENT

Liverpool have sent a pair to train with the Under 21s as they near the exit door.