Rail chaos as engineering works overrun

Rail chaos as engineering works overrun 2018-11-19 14:12:13 Image caption Passengers have been warned they face delays all day Commuters on South Western Railway have been told not to travel after engineering works overran. No SWR trains are running between Surbiton and London Waterloo – the UK’s busiest railway station. Woking, Surbiton, Raynes Park and […]

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US-China division mars Apec summit end

US-China division mars Apec summit end 2018-11-18 13:45:32 Image copyright AFP Image caption US VP Pence (3rd right) and China’s Xi did not appear together in Apec leaders pictures An Asian economic summit has ended without a formal leaders’ statement for the first time because of US-China divisions over trade. Papua New Guinea’s President Peter […]

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The Papers: 'May calls in cavalry' and cabinet ultimatum

The Papers: ‘May calls in cavalry’ and cabinet ultimatum 2018-11-17 10:51:55 Image caption Brexit once again dominates the front pages. The Times says the prime minister has turned to “old friends” in the face of a potential rebellion. The paper describes Amber Rudd, who returned to the cabinet, as an “ultra loyalist”. Image caption The […]

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Number of missing in US fire leaps to 631

Number of missing in US fire leaps to 631 2018-11-16 11:09:08 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone footage shows complete devastation in the Californian town of Paradise The number of people missing in northern California’s devastating wildfire has leapt to more than 600, and seven more bodies have been found, according to […]

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Stormy Daniels

Stormy Daniels 2018-11-15 11:06:13 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Avenatti rose to prominence as lawyer to porn actor and director Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti, lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels in her suit against President Donald Trump, has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police in Los Angeles say. Celebrity news website TMZ […]

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May faces cabinet showdown over Brexit deal

May faces cabinet showdown over Brexit deal 2018-11-14 09:52:29 Theresa May faces a crunch cabinet meeting later when she will try to win colleagues’ support for a draft Brexit agreement between the UK and Brussels. Senior ministers will gather at Downing Street at 14:00 GMT amid calls to reject the deal from senior Brexiteers and […]

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California

California 2018-11-13 10:47:52 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCalifornia wildfires continue to rage Thirteen more bodies have been recovered in California, bringing the death toll in the US state’s deadliest wildfires to 42, officials say. The remains were found in and around the largely incinerated town of Paradise, in the north of […]

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Ministers

Ministers 2018-11-12 11:01:53 Image copyright PA Image caption Cabinet ministers in discussion at Chequers in July, when the Brexit plan was agreed Several cabinet ministers expressed significant doubts about the prime minister’s preferred Brexit plan from the start, the BBC has learned. Parts of Theresa May’s plan were described as “worrying”, “disappointing” and “concerning” by […]

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Man Marries Hologram

“2D Characters Can’t Cheat, Age Or Die”: Japanese Man “Marries” Hologram 2018-11-12 10:19:08 Akihiko Kondo poses next to a hologram of Japanese virtual reality singer Hatsune Miku. (AFP) Tokyo:  Akihiko Kondo’s mother refused an invitation to her only son’s wedding in Tokyo this month, but perhaps that isn’t such a surprise: he was marrying a […]

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