Torture still being carried out at Guantanamo Bay despite US denials, says UN investigator

An independent UN human rights investigator said on Wednesday that he had information about an inmate being tortured at the US Guantanamo Bay detention facility, despite...

IMAX on verge of opening cinemas in Saudi Arabia

IMAX is close to sealing a deal that could see it open cinemas in Saudi Arabia. The cinema technology firm’s chief executive Richard Gelfond said that he...

Tony Martin attacks UCI over ‘scandal’ of Chris Froome racing at World Championships after...

Tony Martin, the four-time time trial world champion, has launched a stinging attack on cycling’s governing body over what he sees as preferential treatment given to...

India’s first ever Happiness Minister goes on run following murder of opposition politician

A manhunt is under way for India’s first ever ‘Happiness Minister’ after he fled an arrest for murder charges, say police. Lal Singh Arya, 53, disappeared on...

Omarosa Manigault: Trump adviser who resigned says she saw things in White House that...

Omarosa Manigault Newman says that she saw and heard things during her year-long stint in the White House that made her “very uncomfortable”. When asked about claims...

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of the Freedom of Dublin as Burma’s Rohingya crisis...

Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the Freedom of Dublin over her perceived attitude to the plight of the Rohingya people in Burma.  City councillors...

Pope Francis says Satan is a very smart person you should not argue with

The Devil is an actual person rather than a concept, Pope Francis has claimed. Satan is smart and should not be argued with, the Pontiff told TV2000,...

Heathrow Airport’s most festive exports, from 27 tonnes of Christmas lights to 6,000 tonnes...

Heathrow - or perhaps it should be Heathrow-ho-ho - has revealed the record-breaking amounts of festive exports that fly through the airport in the run-up to...

Gibraltar launches world’s first licence for fintech firms using blockchain

Gibraltar’s financial services watchdog will introduce the world’s first bespoke licence for “fintech” firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology from next month in a bid to...

Trump supporter labels five-year-old girl a terrorist for attending pro-Palestinian protest

A video of a five-year-old being told she “looks like a terrorist” after attending a Jerusalem-related protest in Los Angeles has sparked outrage from pro-Palestinian activists.  In...

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