Friday 26th of April 2019
Designers turn plastic trash into treasures
Scientists and environmentalists have long warned about the dangers of plastic pollution, especially now that plastic trash of all types is choking the world’s rivers and oceans
Slapped for a clap: Sumo champ Hakuho dressed down for '3 cheers'
Mongolian sumo grand champion Hakuho has been reprimanded for leading the crowd in an impromptu round of hand-clapping after winning a tournament last month, a spokeswoman for the ancient sport said T...
US measles cases highest since 2000 as global anti-vax movement surges
The US recorded 695 cases of measles in 2019, the most of any year since the disease was declared eliminated at the turn of the century.
Grassed up: Facebook leads Myanmar police to weed-growing Americans
Myanmar police have arrested one American and two locals after photos on Facebook led them to a huge plantation of towering marijuana plants near Mandalay.
Antarctic penguins suffer 'catastrophic' breeding failure
The second largest Emperor penguin colony on Earth has suffered a "catastrophic" breeding failure after nearly all chicks born over three years died as their icy Antarctic habitat shrinks, researchers...
Bahrain Heritage Festival opens
The 27th Heritage Festival has opened today at Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al-Fateh Fort in Riffa, under the theme “Arabian breed horses”
Cold-hearted killer who murdered a young mum caught after fatal error 20 years on
Today her killer has finally been brought to justice after making a fatal error more than 20 years after committing the terrible crime
Eleonora Rioda dead: Celebrity party planner to the A-list dies at 37
Celebrity party planner Eleonora Rioda has been found dead. Paramedics were called to her Venice apartment after she was found unconscious, but were unable to revive her
Investigations reveal many details in the case of passports cell
The first major criminal court decided to postpone the case of a criminal cell of 25 accused of forging passports, visas and residency of several Gulf and foreign countries to next May to give the def...
Emirati woman wakes up after 27 years in a coma
An Emirati woman opened her eyes and regained consciousness after spending 27 years in a coma induced by a serious brain injury, her family said Wednesday
UAE launches world's first Ministry of Possibilities
The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday unveiled a new branch of government, a Ministry of Possibilities, three years after launching a department in charge of happiness
UAE’s traditional dagger symbolises power, function and decorative prowess
The UAE’s traditional dagger, embossed with Arabian tradition and culture, reflects the aesthetics of the Emirati man, symbolising pride and power while harnessing intricate decorative prowess