Category : World news

WORLD / World news - 18 hours ago

Andy Warhol's first selfie could fetch £7m

A self-portrait taken by pop artist Andy Warhol will go on auction for the first time, with an estimate price of up to £7m. The photo is part of a sequence of snapshots Warhol took at a New York dime store photo-booth in 1963, when he was 35. The fi...

WORLD / World news - 19 hours ago

Toothpick crossbow craze sparks parents' fears

Parents in China are calling for the latest toy craze - miniature crossbows that shoot toothpicks - to be banned. They are concerned that the 'toothpick crossbows' could cause injuries and even blind children. The new toys are available online and i...

WORLD / World news - 20 hours ago

Trump touts plan for solar-panelled Mexico wall

Donald Trump has said he is considering covering his controversial Mexican border wall with solar panels so it "pays for itself". At a rally in Iowa, the President told supporters the addition would cover construction costs and provide cheap, renewa...

WORLD / World news - 20 hours ago

North Korea brands Trump a 'psychopath'

North Korea has called the US president a "psychopath" - a criticism some have levelled at the leader in Pyongyang. The comments, written in Pyongyang's official newspaper, follow criticism from Donald Trump in response to the death of American stud...