Migrants top agenda at EU’s ‘Southern Seven’ meeting in Rome

Migrants top agenda at EU’s ‘Southern Seven’ meeting in Rome

Women strike back at Deneuve for slamming #MeToo Read more Migrants top agenda at EU’s ‘Southern Seven’ meeting in Rome Read more From king to kingmaker? Berlusconi’s baffling resurrection Read more Colombia suspends ceasefire talks over rebel attacks Read more...
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Labour’s John McDonnell to attend Davos

Labour’s John McDonnell to attend Davos

Image copyright Getty Images Labour has confirmed that Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell will be attending the World Economic Forum in Davos. Labour said that Mr McDonnell had been invited to attend the annual meeting. The conference, held in a Swiss...
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South Korea’s Leader Credits Trump for North Korea Talks

South Korea’s Leader Credits Trump for North Korea Talks

And he said South Korea and its allies must seize on the North’s renewed appetite for negotiations to persuade it to join broader talks involving the United States over how to end its rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program — an...
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Hormone replacement therapy may prevent depression in menopause

Hormone replacement therapy may prevent depression in menopause

A way to prevent depression?Phanie / Alamy By New Scientist staff and Press Association Hormone replacement therapy seems to prevent depression in women going through the menopause. A study of 172 women without depression and aged between 45 and 60...
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Kansas boy has surgery every three months to find trigger

Kansas boy has surgery every three months to find trigger

An 11-year-old boy suffering from a rare and incurable disease has to undergo surgery every two to three months to find which foods are causing his severe allergic reactions. Caleb Hoshaw was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis after constant vomiting, ori...
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Colombia recalls peace negotiators after ELN attacks

Colombia recalls peace negotiators after ELN attacks

Image copyright AFPImage caption Juan Manuel Santos asked his chief negotiator to return to Colombia Colombian President Juan Manual Santos has recalled the head of his negotiating team from peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN). A fresh round...
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Canada files WTO complaint against US over trade rules

Canada files WTO complaint against US over trade rules

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Donald Trump (right) and Justin Trudeau have several bones of contention Canada has filed an expansive complaint with the World Trade Organization, accusing the US of breaking international trade rules. The complaint c...
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Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors

Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTaha Siddiqui: “Four guys came out… they had AK-47s” A prominent Pakistani journalist has escaped an attempt to abduct him by armed men in the capital Islamabad. Taha Siddiqui says 10-...
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‘You Can’t Survive Anymore’: Tunisia Protests Rising Prices and Taxes

‘You Can’t Survive Anymore’: Tunisia Protests Rising Prices and Taxes

On Monday, a week after the new budget took effect, protests erupted in more than 10 towns across the country. Adding to pressure on the government, Nourredine Taboubi, head of the labor union UGTT, demanded that the minimum wage and...
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No sweat: Does high-intensity interval training work?

No sweat: Does high-intensity interval training work?

Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader By James Witts and Catherine de Lange Getting fit in 4 minutes: this is the promise of high-intensity interval training, marketed in gyms as HIIT. The idea was thought up by Izumi Tabata and a team of...
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UK grants bail to man suspected of funnelling Gaddafi cash to Sarkozy campaign

UK grants bail to man suspected of funnelling Gaddafi cash to Sarkozy campaign

A French businessman suspected of funnelling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s successful 2007 presidential campaign was granted bail when he appeared at a London court on Wednesday. Alexandre Djouhri, 58, was a...
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