Who was Paul Klee? Google Doodle celebrates Swiss German artist on his 139th birthday

GOOGLE Doodle is today celebrating Swiss-German artist Paul Klee, on what would have been his 139th birthday. Let’s take a closer look at the life and works of one of the most celebrated painters of the 20th century. December...

Pardoned Brit ‘spy’ Matthew Hedges heard inmates being TORTURED during horror stay in UAE...

A BRIT academic who was jailed in Abu Dhabi for "spying" has revealed how he heard other prisoners being tortured as he faced life imprisonment. Matthew Hedges revealed he had suicidal thoughts after the country insisted he was working for MI6...

Giant Russian cargo ship with 18 crew on board runs aground off Cornwall beach

A GIGANTIC Russian cargo ship has run aground off a beach in Cornwall this morning. The ship, with 18 crew on board, is named the Kuzma Minin and is stuck near Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth Bay. Ian Cocklin The ship,...

Russia, Iran, Turkey seek deal on Syria constitutional body at UN | Russia News

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is set to hold talks with foreign ministers from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to discuss setting up a committee to draft a new constitution for the...

Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe seeks new political alliances | Sri Lanka News

The reinstated Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has said his United National Party will form new political alliances to safeguard the country against corruption. Addressing tens of thousands of supporters at a victory rally, Wickremesinghe thanked those...

Twitter detects ‘unusual activity’ from China and Saudi Arabia | News

Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that it said might be from state-sponsored hackers. In what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm also said that hackers...

Trump travel ban keeps Yemeni mother from seeing dying son in US | News

Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan is dying in a California hospital, but his Yemeni mother cannot travel to the United States to say goodbye to him. The Trump administration's travel ban on the citizens of five Muslim-majority countries is preventing...

Holiday Inn Sarajevo: In the Eye of the Siege | War

Filmmaker: Abdallah El Binni Originally opened as a glitzy VIP accommodation for the 1984 Winter Olympics, the Holiday Inn was the ground zero of the siege of Sarajevo in the 1990's and became a fortress for the world's media...

Lewis Hamilton claims hometown of Stevenage is a SLUM that his billions of pounds...

FIVE-TIME Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has been criticised by his home town for referring to it as “the slums” at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Hamilton, who finished second in Sunday’s public vote behind Tour...

Lewis Hamilton claims hometown of Stevenage is a SLUM that his billions of pounds...

FIVE-TIME Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has been criticised by his home town for referring to it as “the slums” at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Hamilton, who finished second in Sunday’s public vote behind Tour...