Britney Spears’ mother Lynne Spears released a statement following the

Britney Spears got the news she had been waiting for on Thursday when her dad agreed to step down as her conservator after a years-long battle. While no time scale has been given, the 39-year-old singer is sure to be overjoyed that Jamie, 69, has agreed to step down “when the time is right”. And […]

Police in southwest England say there have been “a number

Police in southwest England said six people were killed, including the suspected shooter, in the city of Plymouth in a serious firearms incident that wasn’t terror-related. Devon and Cornwall Police said in a statement on Twitter that several other casualties were receiving treatment following the shooting. They declared a critical incident but did not provide […]

Seoul (AFP) The jailed de facto leader of the giant Samsung group walked free on parole Friday, the latest instance of South Korea’s long tradition of freeing business leaders imprisoned for corruption or tax evasion on economic grounds. Lee Jae-yong — the 202nd richest person in the world according to Forbes, with a net worth […]

The head of the MediaWorks board has resigned with immediate

The head of the MediaWorks board has resigned with immediate effect, following a scathing culture review at the company. Mediaworks logo Photo: supplied Chair Jack Matthews has stepped down after nearly five years in the role. The MediaWorks review by Maria Dew QC identified instances of bullying, sexism, harassment, inappropriate relationships and use of illegal […]

A NASA scientist said Wednesday that the likelihood of the

A NASA scientist said Wednesday that the likelihood of the Bennu asteroid hitting Earth within the next century or two has increased.  However, Davide Farnocchia stressed that Earthlings shouldn’t be too worried. Scientists previously said that the odds that Bennu would strike the Earth into 2200 was one-in-2,700, but those figures were adjusted to one-in-1,750 […]

China unleashes on ‘evil’ Lithuania over Taiwan issue

China has unleashed on the tiny European country of Lithuania over Taiwan.Beijing-backed newspaper the Global Times on Tuesday labelled the country of just 2.8 million people “crazy” and “evil” for allowing Taiwanese authorities to open a “representative office” under the name of “Taiwan” instead of “Taipei”. China has interpreted the move as a diplomatic insult. […]

One of the victims is thought to have been a

LONDONSix people were killed late Thursday after a man opened fire on a quiet cul-de-sac in the southwestern city of Plymouth, in what a local newspaper described as the citys darkest day in decades. One of the victims was said to have been a child, according to a tweet from local lawmaker Luke Pollard. Sharron […]

Stephen Angbulu and Deborah Tolu-Kolawole Published13 August 2021 THE Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has urged resident doctors to call off their ongoing strike, saying embarking on industrial action amid the third wave of COVID-19, cholera outbreak in 22 states and a Marburg virus outbreak is unconscionable. This was as he said the Federal […]

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By Jaime Misalucha For someone who lives alone and is somewhat allergic to dead silence, playing music has been a constant companion. For sure, you have wireless speakers scattered around your house and use one, if not all, especially when you feel agitated. With all the barrage of speaker brands out there, it is tiring […]