North Korea calls US Vice-President Pence 'stupid'
BBC News, 24 May at 06:58
A senior North Korean official has accused US Vice-President Mike Pence of being "stupid" and warned of possible "nuclear showdown" if diplomacy fails. Choe Son-hui said Pyongyang would not "beg the US for dialogue" nor try to persuade them to attend ...
Fisheries officer taped to chair and gagged amid racism and sexism scandal at Scottish Government office
Scottish Daily Record, 24 May at 06:30
This shocking photo shows a senior Scottish Government employee taped to a chair and gagged after complaining of a racist and sexist culture within her office. Fisheries officer DeeAnn Fitzpatrick's ordeal has sparked calls for the First Minister to
'We'll have to pay a lot more': Households could face £2000 bill for sustainable NHS
Sky News, 24 May at 05:51
A report finds health spending in the UK will have to rise faster than than the economy grows for the foreseeable future. 03:49, UK, Thursday 24 May 2018. NHS. Image: Experts said the ageing population meant spending would have to grow substantially
Woman who burned sleeping man first person jailed for life in UK over an acid attack
ABC Online, 24 May at 05:46
A woman who burned her ex-boyfriend so badly he was driven to euthanasia has been jailed for life in what police say is the first life sentence for an acid attack in the United Kingdom. If you or anyone you know needs help: Lifeline on 13 11 14; Kids
Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange White House talks: BBC
The Hindu, 24 May at 05:16
This story is completely false, Mr. Cohen said in a text message to Reuters. The White House did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at ...
Yulia Skripal: 'My life has been turned upside down'
The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 May at 05:06
London: Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt that British authorities blame on Russia. But the daughter of one of Russia's most famous spies says she wants to return to her country "in the longer term", despite the poisoning. "The fact that
Blocked by Trump: Twitter Users Sound Off on Being Barred
New York Times, 24 May at 04:45
The number of users blocked from the president's Twitter account is known only to Mr. Trump, to those who have access to his account and to Twitter.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times. By Maya Salam. May 23, 2018. By blocking users on Twitter, ...
North Korea casts further doubt on summit and warns US of 'nuclear showdown'
The Guardian, 24 May at 04:20
Vice foreign minister says nation will not 'beg the US for dialogue' and threatens America will 'taste an appalling tragedy'. Benjamin Haas in Seoul. @haasbenjamin. Wed 23 May 2018 20.42 EDT Last modified on Wed 23 May 2018 21.16 EDT. Share on ...
£850m Sea Ceptor missile defence system enters into service
Belfast Telegraph, 24 May at 04:03
A new missile defence system which will protect the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers has entered into service, the Defence Secretary will announce on Thursday. Sea Ceptor, developed at a cost of about £850 million, can intercept and destroy enemy
UK to DEMAND EU pays £1BILLION for refusing British involvement in Galileo space project
Express.co.uk, 24 May at 03:51
Chancellor Philip Hammond is said to be “hopping mad” over the EU's attempt to push the UK out of a programme that is heavily reliant on UK technology. Mr Hammond is reported to have tried to encourage UK companies not to accept invitations to transfer ...
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