Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers after landmark Turkish election win

Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers after landmark Turkish election win The 64-year-old’s victory will bring in a new system transferring all executive powers to him. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, waves to supporters (AP) Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who...

‘Tom Hardy would be a good Bond – he’d put a bit of wiggle...

'Tom Hardy would be a good Bond - he'd put a bit of wiggle into it,' says Brosnan Pierce Brosnan would be happy for Hardy to play Bond. AP Photo Tom Hardy has been given the...

‘Disturbing’ increase in pupils upskirting teachers, posting photos on social media

'Disturbing' increase in pupils upskirting teachers, posting photos on social media (Stock photo) A growing number of pupils are taking pictures up teachers’ skirts and posting them on social media, unions in Wales have warned. The “disturbing“...

Scores killed in Nigeria amid clashes between Christians and Muslims

Scores killed in Nigeria amid clashes between Christians and Muslims President Muhammadu Buhari warned against reprisals. Security personal at a check point observe a pickup truck loaded with people (AP) Scores of people are dead after vicious...

Catastrophe warning as Algeria ‘abandons 13,000 migrants’ in Sahara

Catastrophe warning as Algeria ‘abandons 13,000 migrants’ in Sahara Migrants described being rounded up hundreds at a time, crammed into trucks for hours then dropped in the desert and pointed towards Niger. Three men head north...

This man travelled around Tibet dressed as Boba Fett and the photos are glorious

This man travelled around Tibet dressed as Boba Fett and the photos are glorious Richard Sorensen chose to dress as his favourite Star Wars character because of his ‘mysterious presence’. (Yorkandyank/Instagram) When you think of holiday Instagram...

Hundreds demonstrate after black man shot dead by US police

Hundreds demonstrate after black man shot dead by US police Thurman Blevins Jr was gunned down by officers in Minneapolis last week. A crowd gathers near the scene of a shooting in Minneapolis (AP) Hundreds of people...

In the driving seat at last: Saudi Arabia’s women take to road

In the driving seat at last: Saudi Arabia's women take to road A Saudi woman celebrates as she drives her car in her neighbourhood, in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters Traffic police in Saudi Arabia...

Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in caves are still alive

Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in caves are still alive A two-day search of the flooded cave network has not found the youngsters. A group of boys went missing in Chiang Rai (AP) Twelve boys and...

Nielsen and Ebiquity face in-depth probe over possible merger

Nielsen and Ebiquity face in-depth probe over possible merger The Competition and Markets Authority said the two companies had not addressed its concerns. The regulator has raised concerns about the proposed merger (PA) The proposed merger of...

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