North Korea: South seizes second ship in oil supply row

North Korea: South seizes second ship in oil supply row

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The banning of oil supplies was in response to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s weapons tests South Korean authorities have seized a second ship suspected of supplying oil to North Korea in violation of international...
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Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, Barry Gibb to be knighted

Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, Barry Gibb to be knighted

Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and the Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb are among the British luminaries who will receive knighthoods as part of Queen Elizabeth’s annual New Year’s Honours list Barry Gibb and Ringo Starr Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and the....
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Football: Man City winning run ends in draw at Crystal Palace

Football: Man City winning run ends in draw at Crystal Palace

Ederson`s last-gasp penalty heroics saved Manchester City from defeat but a 0-0 stalemate at Crystal Palace on Sunday brought the Premier League leaders` record-breaking 18-match winning run to an end. Luka Milivojevic was presented with the chance to seal a.....
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Zinc supply to lung cells linked to respiratory diseases

Zinc supply to lung cells linked to respiratory diseases

By: IANS | Tokyo | Published: December 31, 2017 3:08 pm Excessive production of mucus-producing genes in the lungs has been known for some time to be important in the development of diseases such as COPD and CF. (Source: File...
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Indian superstar Rajinikanth tells fans he is entering politics

Indian superstar Rajinikanth tells fans he is entering politics

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Rajinikanth said that if he did not enter politics “the guilt will haunt me” Indian film superstar Rajinikanth, who has a huge following in the country and is one of Asia’s highest paid actors, has...
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Why antidepressants may not work for everyone

Why antidepressants may not work for everyone

By: PTI | Berlin | Published: December 31, 2017 2:06 pm So far there are no clinical assessments that can predict with a high degree of certainty whether a particular patient will respond to a particular antidepressant. (Source: File Photo)...
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Football: Atletico pin their hopes on Costa’s second coming

Football: Atletico pin their hopes on Costa’s second coming

Diego Costa is eager to begin his second spell at Atletico Madrid after spending the last three months confined to the club’s training ground, shackled by the club’s ban on registering new players, the striker said on Sunday. “I’ve wait...
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Cancer overrides body clock to survive: study

Cancer overrides body clock to survive: study

By: PTI | Washington | Published: December 31, 2017 2:01 pm Cancer cells alter the body clock to boost tumour growth and survive conditions that would kill normal cells. (Source: File Photo) Cancer cells alter the body clock to boost...
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Best VFX breakdown reels from 2017

Best VFX breakdown reels from 2017

From Game of Thrones Season 7 to Blade Runner 2049, we take a look at the hard work of VFX houses around the globe including MPC, Method Studios, Territory Studios and more. Over the year we’ve featured breakdown reels of popular television...
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Meghan Markle’s New Year’s resolution is to stop swearing

Meghan Markle’s New Year’s resolution is to stop swearing

Meghan Markle, 36, wrote in her blog in 2016 that she wants to become more “ladylike”. She wrote, “Stop biting my nails Meghan Markle Meghan Markle, 36, wrote in her blog in 2016 that she wants to become more “ladylike”. She wro...
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Hits and misses

Hits and misses

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Narendra Modi came to power in 2014 Indian prime minister Narendra Modi faced his toughest year on the economic front in 2017. The BBC’s Sameer Hashmi looks back at the year’s key economic moments to...
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