Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike

Violence has erupted in Brazil at the end the country’s first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been set on fire in Rio de Janeiro’s city centre. Road blocks set More...

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Yik Yak social media is shutting down

Yik Yak, the location-based social media app, is going dark. Co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington announced in a blog post published Friday that Yik Yak would start More...

Appeal Court upholds five-year sentence for Peel cop who faked crash reports

A veteran police officer who prepared bogus accident reports in exchange for cash lost his bid on Friday to overturn his conviction and five-year prison term. In upholding the More...

Canadian GDP flat in February after hot start to 2017

Statistics Canada said Friday gross domestic product was unchanged in February, matching the expectations of economists, according to Thomson Reuters. February followed three More...

TED 2017: British Inventor Shows Off 'Iron Man' Flying Suit

A British inventor has demonstrated his Iron Man-style flight suit on the shores of Vancouver harbour. Richard Browning took to the air on Thursday (27 April) in a brief flight More...

Open All Hours – Can Telemedicine Bring The Doctor's House-Call Into The 21st Century

Two leading health watchdogs [Public Accounts Committee & NHS England] have this week (27 April 2017) been drawn into the debate about current pressure on GPs and warned More...

French businesses relish the prospect of President Macron

THE likely election of Emmanuel Macron as France’s president, in a run-off vote on May 7th, has corporate leaders in a More...

A giant cement firm may have unwittingly funded Islamic State

KEEPING cool in the heat of war is not easy. That might help explain why LafargeHolcim, a French-Swiss cement-maker, More...

Amazon’s Echo Look will help you pick out your outfit

Soon, Amazon’s voice assistant will be able to answer your most burning question: Alexa, does this...

Full Trans Inclusion

As a gay man, living in the UK, we enjoy more freedoms than ever before. For...

How One Boy With Autism Changed The Way I See The World

Three years ago, I had very little understanding of autism. Then I heard about Naoki Higashida,...

Marlies advance with Game 4 win over Devils in triple overtime

Tired but elated after a triple-overtime win, the Toronto Marlies look poised for another deep playoff run. Defenceman More...

Toronto FC ends drought vs. Dynamo

Jozy Altidore scored twice in the first half as Toronto FC cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Houston on Friday..

Blue Jays designate catcher Saltalamacchia for assignment

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s time with the Blue Jays appears to be over after a month. The backup catcher, who signed a one-year,..

Skin cancer symptoms: Seven signs YOU could be suffering with the disease

SKIN cancer is one the most common diseases in the world, with thousands in the UK currently suffering. Protect More...

Coeliac disease symptoms: Five signs you should AVOID gluten

COELIAC disease is a digestive condition, but many in the UK remain undiagnosed. These are the signs you may have it...

Insect beneath the SKIN: Woman returns from holiday with tropical WORM

PARASITE infections commonly involve tapeworms or ticks, but this woman returned from her Caribbean holiday something even more disgusting – a..

'Into It' Podcast: 'Emmerdale' Rape Complaints, 'Star Wars' Gay Romance Rumours And Madonna Biopic Drama

In the new episode of ‘Into It‘, the team is debating whether the idea of a TV watershed is outdated, in..

Who Is Marvel's Adam Warlock?

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which is in theaters internationally now and comes to the US on May 5, expands..

John Boyega Says 'Star Wars' Ruined a Potential Relationship: 'I Blocked Her on My Phone'

Playing John Boyega Says ‘Star Wars’ Ruined a Potential Relationship: ‘I Blocked Her on My Phone’ Who knew the Force could..