When two Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, a minority of British commentators, both Muslim and non-Muslim, took a disturbingly ambivalent view.
British taxpayers may have to pay more money to Brussels to cover the rising cost of pensions for EU civil servants and MEPs. This year the pension bill for EU officials jumped by 7 per cent to £1.3 billion.
The intelligence services have never doubted that new terrorist attacks will come to the West, including Britain, writes MAX HASTINGS.
A promotional clip for an upcoming video game features a real-life free-runner try to out-parkour some zombies in a display of athleticism that is likely to confirm to millions of Britons that a) they over-indulged during the Christmas period and b) they are unlikely to survive a zombie apocalypse. The upcoming video game ‘Dying Light’ will feature […]
Don’t even bother, you can’t beat the poker robot (Picture: Wikicommons) Casinos everywhere will be preparing to count their losses after scientists claimed to have created an unbeatable poker playing robot. The new computer programme, Sepheus, was developed by Canadian scientists, and programmed to play 24trillion simulated poker hands per second over a period of […]
Police are treating the death as suspicious (Picture: Getty Image) A woman’s decomposing corpse has been found in her home – and it’s likely it’s been there for more than a year. The body of Hope Ruller, who was 94 at the time of her death, had rotted so badly in her Gloversville, New York, […]
If you enjoy the feeling of twisting and turning a knob and appreciating its texture (no, not like that), then this blog is for you. Knob Feel is a review blog that provides a weekly review of the knobs on different stereos, hi-fis and radios, alongside a YouTube video showing the twiddling of a new […]
Police are hunting the ‘wife’ of the Kosher bakery hostage killer. Hayat Boumeddiene (left) is a known associate of Amedy Coulibaly (right), who was killed as commandos stormed the store.
Although the past two years have been quiet musically for Rita Ora, her social media and social calendar have never been busier. In fact, it seems she is doing everything but singing in the studio.
Commandos launched flash grenades into the grocery and fired into the shop before the hostage taker was gunned down. Moments later, terrified captives could be seen running to safety.
Cats are among the stealthiest of animals and don’t often come when you call. But one woman, Ms Wallace, who has madly searching for her house cat, Clancy, didn’t realize he was in this room.
Cherif Kouachi, one of the two brothers who carried out the Charlie Hebdo massacre, claimed he was a ‘defender of the prophet’ before saying journalists were ‘not civilians, but targets’.
Father-of-six Ceri Griffiths, 71, could not escape as the tree crashed down onto his head at his South Wales bird centre.