Lucky Powerball Player Jackpot

Lucky Powerball Player Jackpot A lucky ticket-holder in the US is soon to be much richer after scooping a $429.6m (£297.7m) Powerball jackpot. The ticket was sold in New Jersey and the buyer chose the numbers 5, 25, 26, 44, 66 and the Powerball number nine. Powerball spokesman Kelly Cripe …

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Junior Doctors To Resume Govt Talks On Contract

Junior Doctors To Resume Govt Talks On Contract The British Medical Association has agreed to re-enter talks with the Government on Monday over a controversial new contract for junior doctors. Johann Malawana, chairman of the BMA’s junior doctors committee, said he hopes “real progress” can be made towards ending the …

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Maths Equation Causes Airport Terrorism Scare

Maths Equation Causes Airport Terrorism Scare A US flight was delayed after an Ivy League professor’s notebook maths equation caused him to be treated as a terror suspect. American Airlines confirmed a passenger had raised suspicions about bearded economics lecturer Guido Menzio. Prof Menzio, who is Italian, said he was …

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Australian PM Calls Rare Double Election

Australian PM Calls Rare Double Election Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called an election for 2 July, less than eight months after he seized the top job. The nine-week campaign comes several months early after the country’s upper house repeatedly blocked legislation. Mr Turnbull has called a rare “double …

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More Than 50 IS Fighters Killed Near Aleppo

More Than 50 IS Fighters Killed Near Aleppo The Turkish military says it has killed 55 Islamic State fighters north of the Syrian city of Aleppo. They were killed in shelling which also took out three vehicles and three rocket installations in Suran and Tal El Hisn, according to military …

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Fans Verdict On Axl Roses Debut With AC

Fans Verdict On Axl Roses Debut With AC Axl Rose has performed his first show with AC/DC at a gig in Lisbon after stepping in for lead vocalist Brian Johnson. “Nice to meet you!” shouted the 54-year-old Guns N’ Roses frontman as he took to the stage, but was then …

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Swarm Of Earthquakes Shake Mount St Helens

Swarm Of Earthquakes Shake Mount St Helens A “swarm” of 130 earthquakes have trembled beneath Mount St Helens in the past eight weeks, seismologists have revealed. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the series of small quakes showed “the volcano is still very much alive”. Although there are no signs …

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Boxing Clever Capitals New King Sadiq Khan

Boxing Clever Capitals New King Sadiq Khan Still one thing the freshly expelled-from-the-party Mr Livingstone and the newly-crowned Mayor of London Sadiq Khan have in common is that they are not politicians to walk away from a fight. Mr Khan learned to box as a child growing up on a …

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Female Politicians Flying High After Elections

Female Politicians Flying High After Elections Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood pulled off a shock win in Rhondda, claiming the scalp of one of Labour’s most experienced politicians in the Welsh Assembly. And perhaps most emphatically of all, Arlene Foster is preparing to be returned as First Minister after steering …

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A Very Strange Day In North Koreas Capital

A Very Strange Day In North Koreas Capital By Katie Stallard, Asia Correspondent, in Pyongyang Even by North Korean standards, this has been a very strange day. It started, as usual, with another bus tour – today we were told we were going to Pyongyang Science Park. Off the media …

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