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Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing

A 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the…

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village

Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts,…

Theresa May agrees to set timetable to choose successor

Theresa May has promised to set a timetable for the election of her successor after the next Brexit vote in…

Trump declares emergency over IT threats

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from “foreign adversaries”. The president signed an…

Faroe Islands ‘close down’ as tourists fly in to repair them

In the North Atlantic lies a remote group of volcanic islands renowned for their rugged beauty. Increasingly favoured by tourists,…

Sporadic clashes but low turnout in French ‘yellow vest’ protests

PARIS: “Yellow vest” protesters gathered in Paris and other French cities Saturday for the 26th straight week of rallies against…

North Korea Launches New Missiles

NORTH KOREA ON THURSDAY launched two short-range missiles, marking the second weapons test in less than a week and further…

In a scary world, the biggest worry has to be climate change

In a world of troubles, the battle against climate change must take priority. That is the clear message of the…

US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after ‘troubling indications’ from Iran

The US has said it is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber taskforce to the Middle East in response…

Boeing 737 skids off runway into Florida river

A passenger plane slid off a runway in the US state of Florida on Friday night, ending up in a…
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