Friday, November 16, 2018

Facebook starts testing dating service

Facebook starts testing dating service The company first announced plans for a dating service in May. Facebook’s offering will put it in competition with existing dating apps and services (PA) Facebook has confirmed it...

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Three NATO force members killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan Three Nato force members have been killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan, the US military said. A US soldier and...

Demonstrators arrested as right-wing and anti-fascist groups clash in Portland

Demonstrators arrested as right-wing and anti-fascist groups clash in Portland A counter-protester argues with police during a rally by the Patriot Prayer group in Portland, Oregon, U.S. August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Bob Strong Small...

18 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia

18 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia In this image made video, smoke rises from a crash side of a Russian helicopter Mi-8 crashed shortly after takeoff in Vankor, above the...

Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio

Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio The president derided the intelligence of the NBA star and philanthropist in a late-night tweet. Mr Trump took to Twitter to criticise...

Lisbon’s 37-year temperature record broken as Iberian peninsula bakes in heatwave

Lisbon's 37-year temperature record broken as Iberian peninsula bakes in heatwave People cool of with water from a fountain during a hot summer day, in the basque city of Vitoria, northern Spain Lisbon...

Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US

Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US The Hard To Kill star was granted Russian citizenship in 2016. Steven Seagal (AP) Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as...

Raccoon rescued from Liverpool garden

Raccoon rescued from Liverpool garden He was tempted with treats. (RSPCA/PA) A woman in Liverpool was surprised to find a mischievous raccoon playing in her garden this week. The RSPCA was called to help the...

More than 700 firefighters battle wildfires in Portugal as Europe swelters in heatwave

More than 700 firefighters battle wildfires in Portugal as Europe swelters in heatwave Red alerts have been issued for temperatures in excess of 45C in some parts – with the heatwave forecast...

Trump urged to provide wildfire aid as California battles 17 blazes

Trump urged to provide wildfire aid as California battles 17 blazes The fires have destroyed hundreds of homes, killed eight people and shut down Yosemite National Park. Flames from a wildfire advance down...

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Agri-culture: the artists drawing inspiration from farming

Agri-culture: the artists drawing inspiration from farming Claire Fox meets the diverse group of artists who have drawn on their farming experiences as the inspiration...

Obituary: Bernard Hepton

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