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US threatens $11bn tariffs on EU wine and cheese

US threatens $11bn tariffs on EU wine and cheeseThe Trump administration has opened up fresh trade tensions with the EU after threatening to impose tariffs worth $11bn on goods ranging from helicopters to wine and cheese.

‘Oldest ice on Earth’ extracted in bid to find climate secrets

‘Oldest ice on Earth’ extracted in bid to find climate secretsIt’s a cold case for sure. Scientists are extracting some of the oldest ice on Earth to hunt for secrets about the climate more than a million years ago.

Ghosn attacks ‘backstabbing’ ex-colleagues in video statement

Ghosn attacks ‘backstabbing’ ex-colleagues in video statementFormer Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has lashed out at ex-colleagues as he faces allegations of financial misconduct – accusing them of backstabbing and conspiring against him.

First country gives green light to Google Wing drone deliveries

First country gives green light to Google Wing drone deliveriesA drone-delivery firm owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has been given the green light to take to the skies above Australia.

Uber driver accused of burglary after airport drop-off

Uber driver accused of burglary after airport drop-offAn Uber driver has been arrested after he allegedly tried to break into the home of a customer within an hour of dropping them off at the airport.

Hunter who killed 5,000 elephants ‘totally unrepentant’

Hunter who killed 5,000 elephants ‘totally unrepentant’A hunter who claims to have killed more than 5,000 elephants says he is “totally unrepentant” about his actions.

Israelis go to the polls as Netanyahu battles political novice

Israelis go to the polls as Netanyahu battles political noviceIsraelis are going to the polls in an election that could give Benjamin Netanyahu a record fifth term or see him dethroned by a centrist political novice.

Taxman ‘could be profiting from frozen Libyan assets’

Taxman ‘could be profiting from frozen Libyan assets’Large sums of money from frozen Libyan assets could be going to the taxman while UK terror victims of the former regime receive nothing, MPs say.

UK ‘never asked to interview Salisbury suspects’

UK ‘never asked to interview Salisbury suspects’Russia’s ambassador to the UK claims the British government never asked to interview the Salisbury attack suspects – and that a request would have been considered.

Smallville actress admits blackmailing women into sex cult

Smallville actress admits blackmailing women into sex cultSmallville actress Allison Mack has admitted blackmailing women into becoming sex slaves for the spiritual leader of a cult.