Five Australian teenagers were arrested on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack at a Veterans’ Day ceremony that included targeting police officers.


George W. to stay out of brother Jeb’s way

Former president George W Bush has admitted he is a political problem for his brother Jeb and will stay out of his way if he seeks the White House in 2016.

Hesse state governor Volker Bouffier; German chancellor Angela Merkel; German Parliament president Norbert Lammert; the partner of German president, Daniela Schadt; German president Joachim Gauck, and the North Rhine-Westphalia governor Hannelore Kraft

Future of aviation is ‘flights without pilots’

To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots.


Star Wars trailer goes down a storm

Star Wars fans hailed the trailer for the latest instalment in the franchise as “spectacular”, with plenty of drama to keep moviegoers on the edge of their seats as they await the full release later this year.

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Iraq claims last Saddam Hussein henchman killed

Iraqi officials say they believe government forces have killed the last remaining Saddam Hussein henchman on the run in Iraq.

Cancer cells

Protein ‘can boost immunity to cancer’

Scientists have found a protein they believe can help boost immunity to cancer and viruses.


Untreated sleep apnoea linked to earlier mental decline

Older people who have sleep apnoea, which can be marked by heavy snoring, tend to begin experiencing cognitive decline about 10 years earlier than those without the disorder or those who use a breathing machine to treat their apnoea, according to a new US study.


QUIRKY WORLD ... Coffee-drinking parrot causes woman to crash car

USA: State police said a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania.