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China’s envoys try out Trump-style Twitter diplomacy

Chinese envoys are experimenting with a new kind of Trump-style public diplomacy – Twitter spats. Twitter is banned in China, but Chinese diplomats…

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll

– Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend…

NFL countdown: 50 days before season, breaking down top storylines as training camps begin

After a dull summer, Wednesday marks a notable point on the NFL calendar. Yes, the first group of veterans are…

Bill Gates lost his title as world’s second richest person, says Bloomberg

Microsoft co-founder? Check. Philanthropist? Check. World’s second-richest person in the world? Not any more. Bill Gates lost his title as…

Amazon Prime Day 2019: These deals are still available

Whew! Prime Day 2019 is officially over. Pass the vodka, would you? Actually, for all the hype and craziness of the day…

English health index to paint detailed picture of nation’s wellbeing

The government is to set up the most comprehensive database yet to measure the health of people in England as…

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of ‘escape genius’ bear

Italian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing…

See Chicago Alligator Up Close and Personal After Capture

After the capture of an alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago, the man who caught the animal introduced…

Trump allies’ visit throws light on secretive Iranian opposition group

he gates to the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) compound, situated on a gently inclined hillside in rural Albania, are usually firmly closed,…

The battle to separate Safa and Marwa

It’s the rarest form of a rare condition – conjoined twins, fused at the head. The BBC has been granted…
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