Scott Morrison reemerges from the backbench to call out China

Former prime minister Scott Morrison reemerges from the backbench to call out China and praise himself for standing up to ‘bullying’ from the communist superpower By Maeve Bannister For Australian Associated Press Published: 02:11 GMT, 17 February 2023 | Updated: 02:12 GMT, 17 February 2023 Former prime minister Scott Morrison is demanding Australia step up … Read more

Bizarre moment fan gets a HAIRCUT in the middle of an Australian Open match

Bizarre moment fan gets a HAIRCUT in the middle of an Australian Open match – after some of the world’s biggest stars lashed out at spectators’ rogue behaviour Youngsters treated courtside seats like barber shop at France Tiafoe match   One grabbed a pair of clippers and gave his friend a buzz cut  Lighthearted incident was … Read more

Pictured: The world’s highest ATM, sitting 15,300ft up in the mountains of Pakistan 

Pictured: The world’s highest ATM, churning out cash from a staggering altitude of 15,300ft in the snowcapped mountains of Pakistan The record-breaking ATM sits on the Khunjerab Pass by the border with China  Operated by the National Bank of Pakistan, the ATM is solar and wind-powered  It’s used by guards working at the border and tourists … Read more

China has a secret police station in NYC as part of network around the word to hunt down dissidents

China has set up dozens of secret police stations around the world, including one in New York City, to hunt down and retrieve dissidents.  A new report from Safeguard Defenders, a human rights watchdog, revealed that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has at least 54 ‘overseas police service stations’ in 30 different countries, including the … Read more

CEO of US election software firm is charged with theft of poll worker data 

The founder and CEO of a software company targeted by election deniers has been arrested on suspicion of stealing data on hundreds of Los Angeles County poll workers. Konnech Corporation’s Eugene Yu, 51, was arrested on Tuesday in Meridian Township in Michigan and held on suspicion of theft of personal identifying information, the LA District … Read more

China launches second of three modules to its permanent space station

China has launched the second of three modules that, together with the main body, make up its highly-ambitious ‘Tiangong’ space station. The new module, called Wentian, was launched on a Long March 5B rocket at 14:22 (06:22 GMT) on Sunday from Wenchang Space Launch Center on the island of Hainan, China. Wentian, a research lab dedicated … Read more

Mysterious fireballs spotted in the sky over Spain may have been caused by Chinese rocket debris

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on June 17, 2021 in Jiuquan, Gansu Province of China, carried on the Long March-2F rocket, to Chinese Tiangong space station July 19, 1964: China took its first official step into space, launching and recovering an experimental biological rocket carrying white mice. April 24, … Read more

Most people don’t want to be billionaires, study finds

If an unlimited amount of money sounds appealing to you, a new study suggests you may be in the minority. Researchers have surveyed more than 7,000 people living in countries around the world, including the UK, the US, China, France, India and Australia. They found that the majority of people don’t want any more than £8.2 million … Read more

TikTok boss who ‘didn’t believe’ firms should offer maternity leave steps down

A top executive at social media giant TikTok has stepped down after telling shocked UK staff that as a ‘capitalist’ he ‘didn’t believe’ firms should offer maternity leave.  Joshua Ma, who led the app’s European ecommerce team, has will ‘step back’ from his role after making the controversial comments at a dinner this year, the … Read more