Alpine skiing: Shiffrin's schedule headache cured by combined move

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Mikaela Shiffron said she was relieved that the decision to reschedule the combined event to Thursday from Friday had effectively ruled her out of competing in the downhill at the Pyeongchang Olympics.


Former US military commander warns against 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

Amid reports Trump administration is considering pre-emptive action, Dennis Blair says striking first would be high-risk strategyA senior former US military commander and intelligence chief has warned against a pre-emptive “bloody nose” strike on Nort


Experts fear Disney’s original animations could soon be lost forever — because they are beginning to decay

ORIGINAL artwork from classic Walt Disney films is at risk of being lost because the plastic animators painted on is decaying. Conservation experts are battling to save the archive, which includes images of Mickey Mouse, Snow White, and Dumbo. The plastic


Venezuelan refugee crisis could eclipse Syria's, economist predicts

The Venezuelans fleeing their crisis-torn nation may soon overshadow the number of Syrian refugees, an economist said.

Top News

'Sadistic' UK academic sentenced to 32 years in prison for pedophilia

A British university researcher has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for a litany of "warped and sadistic" crimes, including blackmail and sexual exploitation.


Oxfam boss probed over worker ‘sacked weeks after reporting sex attack’

OXFAM chief Mark Goldring is being investigated over his handling of an ­allegation of sexual assault. The scandal-hit charity confirmed it had launched an inquiry following a whistleblower complaint last month. Mr Goldring is due to be grilled by MPs to


These Florida lawmakers accepted money from the National Rifle Association

One week after a gunman stormed the hallways of their school in a deadly rampage, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are heading to the state capitol to demand lawmakers take action on gun control.


Shocking moment teacher BODYSLAMS 12-year-old student in North Carolina after ‘argument over Valentine’s Day chocolates’

THIS is the shocking moment a 12-year-old boy was BODYSLAMMED by his own teacher after a “dispute over Valentine’s Day chocolates”. The substitute teacher can be seen throwing student Jose Escudero from his shoulder to the floor at Wes

Showbiz & TV

Liam Payne will duet with Rita Ora at Brit Awards amid crisis talks and rumours of Cheryl ‘split’

RITA Ora and Liam Payne are to duet at Wednesday’s BRIT Awards ceremony. The pair announced the collaboration during a live Q&A session on Twitter. Rita was already amongst the stars set to perform at the event, which takes place at London’s O2 Ar


Family of murdered Cambodian government critic arrive in Australia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The family of murdered Cambodian government critic Kem Ley, whose 2016 death sparked major street protests against Prime Minister Hun Sen, has been granted a special humanitarian refugee visa by Australia and landed in the country o


Maryland offers many insured men free vasectomy coverage

A new law mandates that insurers cover vasectomies without an out-of-pocket charge


Sylvester Stallone dead hoax – Star jokes with fans and shares proof he’s still ALIVE after false rumours

SYLVESTER Stallone joked with fans that it was “great to be back from the dead” after false rumours about his death swept the internet. The Rocky star took to Instagram to prove he was still alive and shared a light-hearted video of himself messing a


UN warns Australia against imposing 'draconian penalties' on journalists

Special rapporteurs say changes to security law could be ‘inconsistent’ with treaty obligationsUnited Nations officials have warned the federal government that proposed changes to national security laws would impose “draconian criminal penalties”


Sex-scandal defence secretary Gavin Williamson ‘like Churchill’ says millionaire Tory donor

THERESA MAY faced a fresh leadership headache last night after a major Tory donor tipped her Defence Secretary as a future Churchill. Ukrainian-born Alexander Temerko — a former boss of collapsed Russian firm Yukos Oil — has thrown his weight behind G


Samsung Electronics to slash OLED panel production as iPhone X demand disappoints: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co will slash output of its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels in response to its customer Apple Inc's decision to cut production of iPhone X amid weak demand, the Nikkei reported on Tuesday.

Other news portals:,,
Other portals: Property for sale in UK,, Best jobs in United Kingdom, Beste jobs in Deutschland.