Teenage drinkers triple their risk of deadly cancer

Teenage drinkers triple their risk of deadly cancer Stock picture Teenagers who drink a lot of alcohol triple their risk of deadly prostate cancer later in life, research suggests. A study in the US found the massively...

Rio residents allege abuse by military as third soldier dies

Rio residents allege abuse by military as third soldier dies He died from injuries sustained in confrontations between soldiers and armed traffickers in the neighborhoods of Penha, Mare and Complexo do Alemao. A soldier attends the...

Casualties avoided after strong quake strikes Venezuela

Casualties avoided after strong quake strikes Venezuela The depth of the tremor is thought to have helped avoid ‘a tragedy’, experts said. Residents sit outside their apartments in a street near the Tower of David (AP) A...

Man arrested after posting ‘distressing’ photos of fatal car crash on social media

Man arrested after posting 'distressing' photos of fatal car crash on social media Lizzy Keenan, 30, who was killed in a crash in Chellaston, Derbyshire Photo: Derbyshire Police/PA Wire A man has been arrested after pictures of...

People have got this woman’s name wrong all her life – but there’s a...

People have got this woman’s name wrong all her life – but there’s a twist Summer Heacock says people getting her name wrong has been a ‘bizarre, long-running cosmic joke’. (Summer Heacock) We’ve all been called by...

Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention

Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Chrissie Hynde were among those to sign a letter lambasting the treatment of singer turned MP Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better...

US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan

US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad served as US ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations under president George W Bush (AP) The US has rejected an invitation to join Russia-led...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of London And it’s a beautiful thing. (Coca-Cola London Eye) If you’ve ever wanted a bird’s eye view of London, your luck’s in. The London...

Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river

Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river The low water levels have exposed stones on the river bed of the Elbe whose appearances in history used to warn people that hard times were coming. People...

Pet owners celebrate partially sighted pooches on International Blind Dogs Day

Pet owners celebrate partially sighted pooches on International Blind Dogs Day ‘No eyes, no limits’. (SUTTHI1/Getty) Dog lovers are celebrating the second annual International Blind Dog Day. The day was launched last year by blind jack russell and...

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