Evergrande gets $818m as football stadium land deal cancelled

Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande, which is heavily indebted, claims it will collect $818 million after terminating a deal to purchase land...

AMTD Digital: How a small Hong Kong firm’s shares soared

A little-known Hong Kong company recently saw an apparent random increase in stock market valuation. Last month, AMTD Digital...

Polio: Virus found in wastewater of New York City suburb

The polio virus was found in a New York City suburb’s wastewater a month before a case was discovered in July, according...

Los Angeles 2028 Paralympics: Record application for sport inclusion

For the Los Angeles 2028 Paralympic programme, a record 33 para-sports have submitted applications. Along with the 22 sports...

Using single-use plastic bags has decreased by 20% since the 10p...

Since a 10p fee went into effect last year, the government of England claims that the use of single-use plastic bags has...

Will Smith says he has ‘reached out’ to Chris Rock about...

Will Smith claims he “reached out” to Chris Rock after punching him at the Oscars, but the comedian has said he is...

US makes huge interest rate rise to tame soaring prices

To contain rising prices in the greatest economy in the world, the US central bank has announced yet another abnormally large interest...

IMF: UK set for slowest growth of G7 countries in 2023

The International Monetary Fund has cautioned that the UK is likely to experience the weakest growth among the G7’s biggest nations in...

Myanmar executions: US urges China to condemn Myanmar

Following the death of four pro-democracy campaigners by the military junta, the US has encouraged China to exert further pressure on Myanmar.

Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s wife

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has denied having an affair with Nicole Shanahan, the spouse of Sergey Brin, a co-founder of...

Covid in China: Xi Jinping and other leaders given domestic vaccine

China has reported that President Xi Jinping and other prominent figures have received COVID vaccinations made domestically. The announcement...

Snapchat owner hit as advertising slump hits sales

The company that runs the social media network Snapchat missed revenue forecasts and warned of “very challenging” conditions, which caused shares to...

Inflation pushes UK government interest costs in June to fresh record

Interest payments on UK government debt reached a record high in June as a result of rising inflation. The...

Twitter-Musk takeover dispute heading for October trial

The world’s richest man, Elon Musk, lost his bid for a postponement after a US judge ruled that Twitter’s lawsuit against him...

Heatwave: Ferocious European heat heads north

On Tuesday, a fierce heatwave moved north and scorching temperatures were felt throughout much of Western Europe. According to...

Bennifer: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez marry in Las Vegas

Hollywood actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were wed in Las Vegas, according to Lopez. “The task was completed...

Paul Ryder: Happy Mondays bassist and Shaun’s brother dies at 58

Paul Ryder, the Happy Mondays’ bassist and the brother of singer Shaun Ryder, died at the age of 58.

Big Butterfly Count: People asked to join in to help address...

In an effort to save them from extinction, people are being urged to count the number of butterflies they encounter during the...

For the first time in 20 years, the euro slips below...

The euro has dropped below the dollar for the first time in almost 20 years due to the situation in Ukraine.

Three men are accused of planning to resell Hotel California lyrics...

Three people are accused of planning to sell the handwritten lyrics to the Eagles song “Hotel California” while aware that they had...