Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency ‘ecosystem’

Facebook is to launch its own cryptocurrency within the next year, saying its plans will deliver…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has throat cancer

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer but is optimistic about his treatment plan.…

US increases Middle East troops after claiming photos link Iran to tanker blasts

The US is to send another 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what…

Man’s best friend? Why dogs evolved ‘puppy dog eyes’

Dogs have evolved their “sad eyes” facial expression so they can get on better with humans,…

Teenager survives after 10in blade narrowly misses brain

Surgeons have told a 15-year-old Kansas boy who got a 10in knife embedded in his skull…

633 divers smash world record by collecting litter from Florida seabed

By Karina Pavlova, news reporter Divers have broken a world record after collecting 737kg (1,626lbs) of…

Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses

The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels,…

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024

NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by…

Twitter users baffled as Elon Musk claims he has ‘deleted’ his account

Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter…

Fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dies

US fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son…

Hunger Games prequel novel to be released next year

The author of the multimillion-selling Hunger Games trilogy has announced she is working on a prequel…

Huawei sees £23.8bn hit to revenues from US bans

Huawei’s founder has predicted the company’s revenue will take a $30bn (£23.8bn) hit over two years…

‘It’s bogus’: OJ Simpson denies fathering Khloe Kardashian

OJ Simpson denied being the father of Khloe Kardashian as he rubbished rumours of a past…

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand

By Lucia Binding, news reporter An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to sell…

Stars struck by final dramatic moment of Toy Story 4

Tom Hanks has said he had to take a “moment to collect himself” after reading the…

‘Trump Heights’: Israel renames settlement after Donald Trump

Israel’s prime minister has renamed a settlement after his favourite world leader: Donald Trump. The 30-year-old…

Police pull gun on couple after 4-year-old takes doll from store

A couple in Arizona are suing the state for $10m (£8m) after a police officer pulled…

‘He’s a national disgrace’: Trump attacks Khan after three killed in London

Donald Trump has branded London mayor Sadiq Khan a “disaster” and a “national disgrace” following two…

Knox breaks down in tears as she returns to Italy for first time

Amanda Knox has broken down in tears on her first return to Italy since her acquittal…

US police officer says gay people ‘are worthy of death’

A Tennessee detective has refused to apologise after he called for the execution of gay people…