Month: September 2014

Despite an official truce between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, officials says the Ukraine conflict continues as artillery is pounding the Donetsk airport area where Ukrainian troops are resisting pro-Russian separatists. Thirteen soldiers and civilians were killed in 24 hours, officials said on Monday, in the worst violence since the government and pro-Russian insurgents struck […]

Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton charges in what has been dubbed the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ as they attempt to overturn a decision to limit democratic reforms in the Asian financial hub.  The protestors, wearing masks and wielding umbrellas to protect against pepper spray and tear gas have brought many […]

News outlets have been reporting about the bending iPhone 6. The problems with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been dubbed ‘bend gate’ as pictures have emerged on Twitter of the crooked smartphones. Some Twitter users claimed their phones showed a slight curving at one end after several hours in a trouser pocket. […]

When rock band U2 announced at Apple’s iPhone 6 launch they would be giving their latest album, “Songs of Innocence” away for free to all iTunes customers, many critics described it as glorified spam. The Irish rock-band had reportedly signed a deal worth more than $100 million to give away the album, which would immediately […]

Reports emerged today that Australian police have foiled a terror plot by ISIS to film and behead an Australian national. In a series of pre-dawn raids involving more than 800 security officers across Sydney and Brisbane, police made 15 arrests.  The police claimed to have seize a scimitar (a curved sword), a gun, machetes, balaclavas […]

With less than 24 hours to go before Scotland decides if it wants to become Independent, politicians and campaigners have stepped up attempts to woo voters. The polls on Scottish independence are currently too close to call says Deutsche Welle, referencing three polls that suggest the undecided voters will swing it either way. Campaigners in […]