Category : World news

WORLD / World news - 16 hours ago

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak has been released from jail after nearly six years, according to a lawyer. The 88-year-old left a Cairo military hospital for his home in the Heliopolis neighbourhood. Earlier this month, an appeals court clear...

WORLD / World news - 16 hours ago

Trump issues ultimatum on healthcare bill

Donald Trump has issued an ultimatum to Republicans in the House, telling them to get behind his proposed overhaul of Obamacare or he will leave his predecessor's healthcare legislation in place. The US President faces a vote in the House later. Som...

WORLD / World news - 16 hours ago

Twitter considers launch of premium version

Twitter is considering launching a premium version of its Tweetdeck platform, raising the possibility that it could run a subscription service for the first time. The social media giant has more than 300 million users worldwide but unlike larger riv...

WORLD / World news - 18 hours ago

Toddlers found safe after California car theft

Two young boys in California have been found safe after their babysitter's car was stolen while they were inside. Police in Cathedral City in south California launched a search after the two brothers, one-year-old Jayden Cortez and two-year-old Carl...

WORLD / World news - 18 hours ago

Two toddlers taken in California car theft

Two young boys in California are missing after their babysitter's car was stolen while they were inside. Police in Cathedral City in south California say two brothers, one-year old Jayden Cortez and two-year old Carlos Cortez, are missing. The white...

WORLD / World news - 21 hours ago

Disney won't digitalise Fisher in new Star Wars

Disney has confirmed that Carrie Fisher's final performance as Princess Leia Organa in the next Star Wars film will not be changed. Fisher had finished shooting Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi when she died in December 2016, aged 60, after suffer...

WORLD / World news - 1 day ago

Age reversal drug may be on sale in three years

A drug that reverses ageing could be on the market in three years, scientists claim. In early experiments, the drug nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) had a dramatic rejuvenating effect on ageing mice. Researchers hope to begin testing the drug on cl...