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Macron’s broken promise? Hundreds still freezing on Paris streets

Hundreds are still stranded in Paris despite the French president having vowed to clear the streets of rough-sleeping migrants by the end of 2017....

Ethereum Hits Record High Above $1,000 As Ripple Sinks On Coinbase Denial

Whether it is Coinbase's denial of plans to include Ripple on its network or simply a broader understanding of the asset, 2018's high-flyer is...

Haul of guns, ammo and explosives found in derelict Essex building

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 13:13 Police who raided a derelict building in Essex have found a haul of weapons and munitions. That includes...

‘Tank-topped bumboys’ and ‘hot totty’ – BoJo’s sexist and homophobic journalism unearthed

Sexist and homophobic articles from Boris Johnson’s journalistic days have resurfaced, causing embarrassment to the foreign secretary only days after he defended Toby Young...

Wall Street Journal needs a new Moscow bureau chief – only opponents of Russia...

It’s long been an open secret in Moscow that correspondent positions at Western newspapers are only available to journalists who are prepared to consistently...

Donald Trump Blasts “Sloppy Steve” Bannon As Feud Escalates

Just before midnight on Thursday, as residents of the battered eastern US were heading to bad after a long day of coping with the...

Nuke your dinner without raising a finger: Amazon trolled over microwave voice control

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 12:57 Amazon is being mocked online for the latest update to its smart personal assistant – Alexa can now...

US storm to bring ‘record-breaking’ low temperatures

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPlummeting temperatures in the US are playing havoc with the reptiles.North-eastern parts of the...

UNSC meeting on Iran directly interferes with Iran’s sovereignty – Moscow

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 12:48Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 12:52 Russia’s deputy foreign minister has slammed the US for calling an emergency UN...

China Admits 2016 GDP Was “Miscalculated” After “Routine Vertification”

Some readers may be shocked to learn that China, that paragon of central-planning credibility and virtuous data reporting, was cooking its books. Again. According to...

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Republicans Struggle To Strike Spending Deal With Shutdown Looming

After a tentative deal struck by a bipartisan group of senators unraveled last week amid reports that President Donald Trump had referred to El...

Venomous spiders earmarked for ‘milking’ escape egg sack in spine-chilling video

Discovering a sac filled with hundreds of spiders typically elicits a fight or flight response from most sane people – but wildlife experts in...

US Industrial Production Surges In December To Record High

Industrial Production surged 0.9% MoM in December (almost double the 0.5% rise expected) and pushed the overall level above its Nov 2014 peak to...