Russia's State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia, adopted in the first reading on Tuesday a bill aimed to ensure security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in the event of potential isolation from the global network. This means that data from its own organisations and...
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will this week ask Parliament to give her more time to renegotiate her Brexit deal with the European Union, promising lawmakers a further chance to take control of the process before the clock runs out, according to officials with knowledge of her plans. With a...
Keepers were "well aware" of the risks of introducing two Sumatran tigers before the female was killed by her potential mate, London Zoo has said. The male, Asim, killed long-term resident Melati on Friday, 10 days after he was brought over from Denmark. Malcolm Fitzpatrick, senior curator of mammals, said introductions...
One of the best things about artistic expression is the fact that artwork can mean different things to different people. Case in point: Ivanka Trump's response to this art exhibit with a vacuuming lookalike prompted a much different conversation than what the artist intended. The POTUS' daughter and White...
Donald Trump is expected to return to the UK in December for a Nato summit. The US president, who has repeatedly criticised the military alliance, would meet with heads of state in London, Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg announced on Wednesday. It would be Mr Trump’s second visit to Britain since...
Nissan announced it cancelled plans to make its X-Trail SUV in the United Kingdom - a sharp blow to British Prime Minister Theresa May who fought to have the model built in northern England as she sought to shore up confidence in the British economy after it leaves the...
The city in the north Indian state of Punjab has some 800,000 inhabitants. The big cat was loose in the city for more than twelve hours before it was caught. Police inspector Jeevan Singh confirmed to Sputnik that the leopard was first sighted at 1.30 pm on Thursday and...
Intel Corp. named Robert Swan as its seventh chief executive officer, filling the most prominent role in the semiconductor industry at a time when rivals are challenging the company’s 30 years of market dominance. Swan, 58, has been interim CEO for seven months and chief financial officer since 2016. Todd...
The largest diamond ever discovered in North America was found in Canada and is on display at Phillips Auction in New York City. The diamond was uncovered by miners at Dominion Diamond Mines in Canada's North West Territories. At 552 carats, the yellow diamond is the seventh largest diamond ever found...
The arrival of a Russian passenger jet in Caracas on Monday evening has set off an avalanche of theories and rumours on Venezuelan social media. Some claim that it brought Russian mercenaries, others that it was there to escort Nicolas Maduro into exile — an opposition lawmaker even said...