Today's World (June 2016)
(June 30, 2016)|
Become a Remanian: Romania offers an invitation to heartbroken Brits to be adopted by Romanian families
(June 29, 2016)
At least 41 dead in Istanbul airport bombing. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early signs suggested the so-called Islamic State was behind the attack.
(June 28, 2016)
Eritrea, Africa's fastest emptying country, is facing immense challenges after a U.N. commission recommends that it be taken to the International Criminal Court.
(June 27, 2016)
Lionel Messi retires from international football after Argentina's Copa America loss and penalty miss against Chile
(June 26, 2016)
French people losing appetite for baguettes. Millers in France concerned about country's waning bread consumption.
(June 25, 2016)
The Disunited Kingdom: Now Scotland wants a referendum to get out of U.K. "Court jester" Boris Johnson may succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister.
(June 24, 2016)
Brexit referendum: 52% say NO to Europe. UKIP leader Nigel Farage hailed the result as the UK's "Independence Day". The pound fell to its lowest level since 1985
(June 23, 2016)
Venezuelans ransack stores as hunger grips the nation.
(June 22, 2016)
Eight employees of a rural bank in China spanked publicly for poor performance.
(June 21, 2016)
Man buys £465,000 of Nazi memorabilia at German auction, including Hitler's jacket. The Argentine told an undercover reporter the items were "for a museum".
(June 20, 2016)
Rome elects Five Star Movement's Virginia Raggi as its first female mayor in its 3000-year history. Her victory is seen as a blow to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party.
(June 19, 2016)
Fans listening to a livestreaming of Radiohead's new album in record store in Istanbul attacked as trend of Islamist threats on liberties continues in Turkey.
(June 18, 2016)
Euro 2016 is over for Russia fan chief Shprygin as France decides on his deportation following violence in Marseille. 19 other Russian fans are to be deported together with him. Mr Shprygin's All-Russia Supporters Union is backed by the Kremlin.
(June 17, 2016)
The other side of the coin. Downsizing of firms has a rippling effect on recent law graduates.
(June 13, 2016)
Orlando shooting: 50 killed at Florida gay nightclub in worst mass shooting in U.S. history. The gunman, Florida security guard Omar Mateen, had called 911 to declare his allegiance to Daesh leaders.
(June 12, 2016)
United States of Paranoia: They see gangs of stalkers everywhere. Known as T.I.s (targeted individuals) this community of over 10,000 members take to internet for mutual support.
(June 11, 2016)
Why are the French always striking? Stench of garbage greets start of Euro 2016
(June 10, 2016)
"If a lady's skirt is too short, we recommend that she travel in the back seat to keep our concentration." Fiat's advice to "co-pilots" in its car manual enrages Argentinians.
(June 9, 2016)
Maria Sharapova banned for two years by tennis federation. She has been taking meldonium for the last 10 years for health issues but it became a banned substance since January this year.
(June 8, 2016)
The British are not the only ones with doubts about the European Union. Poll shows that the majority of Greeks and French are also against it while most of the Poles are favourable to it.
(June 7, 2016)
Computer vision syndrome: Being in front of a computer for more than 3 hours a day can develop blurred or double vision and back pain. Ophthalmologists suggest adhering to the 20-20-20 rule.
(June 6, 2016)
Foreign language syndrome: Italian man starts speaking French compulsively after brain injury and shouts BONJOUR when he opens his window every morning.
(June 5, 2016)
The eclipse of a boxing legend. "He was a champion in the ring, but, more than that, a hero beyond the ring," says Rev. Jesse Jackson of Muhammad Ali.
(June 4, 2016)
Referendum in Switzerland on a basic income for everybody. How would you like to be paid $2,500 every month for doing nothing?
(June 3, 2016)
"I'm an English literature student, I know waffling when I see it," British PM David Cameron told during Sky News' Brexit debate while others accuse him of scaremongering and hypocrisy.
(June 2, 2016)
Pakistan: Woman who rejected marriage offer burnt to death
(June 1, 2016)
It costs $A200 to buy a dozen eggs in Venezuela right now (Warning: video starts automatically if you should click on the link).)
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