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Argentine navy head sacked over submarine disappearance

Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy a month after the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members on board. The sacking of Navy Admiral Marcelo Srur  came as…

Who can replace Jacob Zuma as ANC’s leader?

The watershed meeting to elect a new leader of South Africa‘s ruling party faced legal challenges soon after delegates arrived. Others were barred by court orders from attending the…

Million Britons miss out on ‘decent’ broadband speeds

Million Britons miss out on ‘decent’ broadband speeds

Image copyright AFP Image caption Decent broadband can be hard to find in some rural areas, said Ofcom The UK’s digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes…

The family that doesn’t feel pain

The family that doesn’t feel pain

Image copyright Letizia Marsili Image caption Letizia Marsili and five other members of her family rarely feel pain Letizia Marsili, 52, first realised she was different when she was very…

Winds fuel California wildfire, state’s third-largest on record

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A raging California wildfire on Saturday became the state’s third-largest on record, with more devastation possible from a resurgence of the harsh winds that have fueled…

Santa Barbara evacuated as Thomas flares up again

Santa Barbara evacuated as Thomas flares up again

Image copyright AFP Image caption Firefighters are dropping red flame retardant to try to quench the flames Authorities in California have issued new evacuation orders as a huge wildfire flares…

Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife ‘suspicious’

Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife ‘suspicious’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Honey and Barry Sherman were renowned for their charity fundraising A Canadian billionaire and his wife have been found dead at their home in Toronto…

Pentagon’s secret UFO programme revealed

Pentagon’s secret UFO programme revealed

Image copyright AFP The Pentagon has been running a secret multi-million dollar programme to investigate Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), US media report. Only a small number of officials were aware…

Weinstein ‘derailed my career’ Sorvino says after Peter Jackson claim

Weinstein ‘derailed my career’ Sorvino says after Peter Jackson claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Peter Jackson said he was “fed false information” about “talented women” Actress Mira Sorvino said she is “heartsick” after learning she may have lost…

Who can replace Jacob Zuma as ANC’s leader?

The watershed meeting to elect a new leader of South Africa‘s ruling party faced legal challenges soon after delegates arrived. Others were barred by court orders from attending the…

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