• Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident

    HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.

    Associated Press
  • 'A beautiful soul': the Kim Jong-nam that I knew

    As the 46-year-old stood at a self check-in counter he was approached by two women - suspected North Korean agents - who sprayed his face with an unknown toxic substance. Mr Kim was born in 1970, the product of an affair between his father and the Korean actress Song Hye-rim.

    The Telegraph
  • Keanu Reeves has finally mastered ageing

    Keanu Reeves is trying to do as much as he can before his “time runs out”.

    Cover Media
  • Workmen's cafe overwhelmed with customers after it is accidentally awarded a Michelin star

    A workmen’s café in central France was overwhelmed with gourmet customers and TV crews after it was awarded a Michelin star by mistake. Prospective diners were astounded when they turned up at Le Bouche à Oreille, in the small town of Bourges, to find a cheap and cheerful eatery with red and white polka dot tablecloths, serving a fixed price lunch menu with homemade lasagna or beef bourguignon for about €10 (£8.50). The Michelin Guide apologised, saying it had confused the café with a more refined establishment of the same name near Paris.

    The Telegraph
  • Samantha Cameron reveals death of her son Ivan 'overshadowed everything' in her life

    Samantha Cameron has told how the devastation of losing her son Ivan meant that everything else in the world became “meaningless” to her. The former prime minister’s wife spoke about the grief she suffered following the death of the couple's eldest son when he was just six years old, saying it was more life-changing than moving into Downing Street. Ivan, who died in 2009, suffered from Ohtahara syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy characterised by spasms, and cerebral palsy.

    The Telegraph
  • Dundee heap more misery on Rangers

    Rangers' hopes of clinching second place in the Scottish Premiership were dealt a major blow as Dundee defeated the troubled Glasgow giants 2-1 at Dens Park on Sunday. Mark O'Hara fired Dundee in front early in the first half before Kevin Holt added a second just before the break. Joe Garner gave Rangers -- with under-20s coach Graeme Murty at the helm following manager Mark Warburton's departure -- some hope in the second half with his first goal since October.

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  • $1.6 million loss at Scotts Square

    For private non-landed homes sold in the week of Jan 31 to Feb 7, the next biggest loss, after the Seascape unit, of $1.56 million occurred in the sale of a 1,249 sq ft unit at Scotts Square in prime District 9. Scotts Square has 338 freehold apartment units and is within walking distance of Orchard MRT station. This transaction marks the biggest loss at Scotts Square so far.

    The Edge Property
  • Police confirm investigation into allegations relating to Lisa Marie Presley's family

    The daughter of Elvis Presley has alleged she found indecent photos and videos of children on her husband's computer.

    Cover Media
  • Pundits: ‘Himpunan 355’ turnout shows poor national support for PAS

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — The smaller than expected crowd size at the “Himpunan 355” rally shows that PAS will have difficulties acting as the third bloc in the next general election, political...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Tom Holland burnt Avengers: Infinity War script to protect Marvel secrets

    The British actor is currently filming the superhero movie alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Pratt in Atlanta.

    Cover Media
  • Ancelotti shows Hertha fans the middle finger

    Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti could be in hot water with the German FA (DFB) after admitting showing the middle finger towards Hertha Berlin fans who he claims spat at him. Hertha fans were enraged after Bayern equalised with a Robert Lewandowski goal in the 96th minute at Berlin's Olympic Stadium on Saturday. The middle finger gesture happened as Ancelotti walked towards the players' tunnel in Berlin.

    AFP News
  • Iraq says proven oil reserves rise to 153 billion barrels

    Iraq says new exploration has revealed an additional 10 billion barrels of oil, bringing its total proven reserves to 153 billion barrels. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said in a statement Sunday that ...

    Associated Press
  • Nokia 3310 relaunch: Why we still love the phone that defined the Nokia era

    The Nokia 3310 is back - or at least will be soon. Despite the wonders of today’s smartphones, with their 4G internet connections, touchscreens and endless choice of apps - the 3310 still holds a special place in many hearts. Nokia sold more than 100 million of them, and at a rumoured price of around £50, the new version could well feature as a popular second phone.

    The Telegraph
  • Housing market slumps as owners wait up to 10 months for a sale

    Inflated house prices and economic uncertainty has caused the housing market to stall, as homeowners looking to sell are now waiting up to 10 months to attract interest their properties. Estate agents are predicting the number of completed transactions will fall further in the coming months. Experts believe the decline in transactions could be as great at 11 per cent, reaching the lowest levels since the 2008 financial crisis.

    The Independent
  • Arrested Samsung heir appears handcuffed for questioning

    Handcuffed and bound with ropes, the heir of electronics giant Samsung appeared for questioning Saturday over his alleged involvement in the corruption scandal currently engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. The conglomerate's de facto head stared straight ahead as he was greeted by a horde of journalists and camera flashes upon his arrival at the office of special prosecutors investigating the case. During his first night at the Seoul Detention Centre, Lee was detained in a one-man cell instead of a six-person room -- a privilege reserved for dignitaries, local news reports said.

    AFP News
  • More than 1,000 chicks found abandoned in Cambridgeshire field

    The RSPCA is investigating after an estimated 1,800 day-old chicks were found in Crowland near Peterborough. RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “I have never seen anything like it, it was just a sea of yellow.

    The Independent
  • U.S. carrier group patrols in tense South China Sea

    A United States aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea amid growing tension with China over control of the disputed waterway and concerns it could become a flashpoint under the new U.S. administration. China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday warned Washington against challenging its sovereignty in the South China Sea. The U.S. navy said the force, including Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, began routine operations in the South China Sea on Saturday.

  • Don't forget to check behind the sofa for 433 million £1 coins - before it's too late!

    The Treasury has urged savers to crack open their piggy banks, check behind the sofa and rifle through forgotten overcoat pockets for rogue £1 coins, before 433 million of them become worthless. The sturdy bit, first issued in 1983 as a replacement for the pound note, is being phased out in favour of their new 12-sided counterpart from March 28. Chief secretary to the Treasury David Gauke said: “We are calling on everybody - from conscientious children saving pocket money in piggy banks to families who like to hold on to their coins for a rainy day - to be ready for this change.

    The Telegraph
  • Scientists claim existence of drowned Pacific Ocean continent

    A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west Pacific Ocean, scientists reported in the journal of the Geological Society of America. The land mass of 4.5 million square kilometres (1.74 million square miles) is 94 percent underwater and only its highest points - New Zealand and New Caldeonia - poke above the surface. "It's rather frustrating for us geologists with the oceans being there," said Nick Mortimer, a geologist at GNS Science in Dunedin, New Zealand.

  • Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018

    Should we change Honda Civic’s Type R to Type H, instead? We seriously think so. “Honda’s heart-pumping hatch is as hot and heavy as Hades himself” can be an easy and ... The post Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.