• Wolfsburg football ready to take 'one final chance'

    Wolfsburg midfielder Luiz Gustavo insisted the Bundesliga strugglers are well equipped to avoid relegation ahead of Thursday's first leg of their play-off against neighbours Eintracht Braunschweig. Tensions are running high ahead of the derby showdown with Braunschweig, who are eyeing a return to Germany's top flight after finishing third in the second division. Just 35 kilometres separate the two cities and while police will be on high alert, the mayors of both Wolfsburg and Braunschweig have issued a joint appeal for "two high-class and peaceful celebrations of football".

  • Philippine Islamists beheaded local police chief, Duterte says

    Islamist militants rampaging through a southern Philippine city beheaded a local police chief, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday. "The chief of police in Malabang on his way home, going back he was stopped by a checkpoint manned by terrorists and I think they decapitated them right then and there," Duterte he told a news conference. Fighting erupted Tuesday after Philippines security forces raided a house in Marawi where they believed Isnilon Hapilon, a leader of the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom gang and Philippine head of Islamic State, was hiding.

  • The US is finally telling the public who overstays their visas the most-and it’s not Mexicans

    For years, the best-and virtually only-publicly released statistic tracking illegal immigration in the US has been the number of people caught at the southern border. Now, the US Department of Homeland Security is scrutinizing a lesser known type of undocumented immigrant: the one who comes in legally. In a new report released May 22, the…

  • Silence, applause as Man Utd and Ajax honour Manchester victims

    Players from Ajax and Manchester United observed a minute of reflection prior to Wednesday's Europa League final in memory of the victims of Monday's terror attack in Manchester. Twenty-two people were killed and dozens injured after a suicide bomber targeted concert-goers leaving a performance by the American pop star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. It is our job," United manager Jose Mourinho told BT Sport before the match.

  • Jakarta suicide bombing kills three police officers

    A suicide bombing attack outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday killed three police officers, the latest assault to hit the Muslim-majority country as it struggles with a surge of terror plots. Several other police officers and civilians were injured when two bombers launched the attack in a street next to the station, which sent panicked people running for their lives and clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Human body parts and shattered glass were strewn across the road following the attack, which happened at about 9:00 pm (1400 GMT) as police were helping to secure a parade by a local group outside the terminal in the working-class district.

  • New Nokia 3310 is released today: Where can I buy it and how much does it cost?

    Nokia's  relaunch of the classic Nokia 3310 goes on sale today, May 24. The nostalgic phone, first released in 2000, has been revamped with more than ten times the battery life, a camera and a colour screen.

  • Spieth seeks rebound in form for Colonial title defense

    Defending champion and Dallas native Jordan Spieth will try to shake off a rare bout of poor form when he competes at this week's Dean & DeLuca Invitational where he will be the hometown favorite for the last leg of the PGA Tour's 'Texas Swing.' The American world number seven has missed the cut in three of his last five starts but will fancy his chances in Fort Worth, playing a tree-lined par-70 Colonial Country Club layout that he is comfortable on. After a one-week experiment using a putter he struggled with while missing the cut last week in Irving, Spieth is returning to his old Scotty Cameron 009 this week. "I was having a tough time lining the ball up where I wanted it or getting comfortable with my set up with the (old putter), and that's why I made a switch to a putter that kind of lined itself up," said Spieth.