Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google says the new service will benefit job hunters and employers Google has secured several of the UK’s largest recruitment services for a local version of its jobs-hunting tool. Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such as LinkedIn and […]

Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country’s second deadliest terror attack

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan (c) prays with relatives of a local candidate who was killed Pakistan is mourning the deaths of 149 people, including nine children, in the country’s second deadliest militant attack since its independence. A suicide bomber hit a campaign rally in Mastung, in the south-western province […]

China’s most expensive film pulled after opening weekend

Image copyright Youtube/AsuraFilmOfficial China’s big-budget fantasy epic Asura has been pulled from cinemas after a dismal opening weekend. The 750m yuan ($112m; £85m) film reportedly made less than 50m yuan on its weekend debut. Asura’s plot is based on Chinese mythology and featured leading actors and flashy special effects. Producers are reportedly planning to rework […]

Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia

Image copyright EPA Image caption Usain Bolt has played in a number of exhibition matches this year Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is in talks for a trial to play football in Australia, his agent says. The Jamaican former sprinter, 31, is negotiating a six-week stint with the Central Coast Mariners, a team in the […]

British caver ‘could sue’ Elon Musk over Twitter attack

Image caption Vern Unsworth (R) helped bring top international cave rescuers to the mission, including Rob Harper (L) A British cave diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from deep within a cave has said he is considering suing tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. In now-deleted tweets, Mr Musk had called Vern Unsworth a “pedo guy” […]

Singapore’s first Premier League recruit must first do national service

Image copyright JoseRaymond/SPIN Image caption Benjamin currently plays for Fulham’s Under-18 team The first Singaporean footballer to sign a professional contract with an English Premier League club has been denied the chance to defer mandatory military service. Benjamin Davis, 17, who has a two-year deal with Fulham, had applied to defer from national service (NS). […]

Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

Media captionThe ways Trump and Putin see eye to eye There has been a barrage of criticism in the US after President Donald Trump defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 elections. At a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies, saying Russia had no reason […]

Russian woman charged with spying in the US

Image copyright Facebook/ Maria Butina The US government has charged a 29-year-old Russian woman with conspiracy to act as a Russian government agent while infiltrating political groups. Maria Butina had developed close ties with the Republican party and had become an advocate for gun rights, according to US media reports. The charges are not related […]

Kilauea volcano: Flying lava injures 23 in Hawaii

Media captionKilauea volcano: Molten lava meets the sea Flying lava has struck a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people, officials in the US state say. An explosion sent rocks and debris hurtling through the air and through the roof of the tourist vessel. One passenger broke a leg while others suffered burns. The authorities […]

US nuclear materials stolen last year are still missing

Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The DOE officials reportedly had their car broken into at a Marriott hotel in San Antonio A new report claims that nuclear materials stolen from US Department of Energy (DOE) employees last year in Texas are still missing. The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) reports that plutonium and cesium […]

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