28 July 2017
Updated 16:00

'England Lost': Mick Jagger sings Brexit blues

Rock legend Mick Jagger has released a new track called "England Lost" that reflects the soul-searching in Britain since the Brexit vote in what he said was "a difficult moment in our history"

Rock legend Mick Jagger has released a new track called "England Lost" that reflects the soul-searching in Britain since the Brexit vote in what he said was "a difficult moment in our history".

Syrian regime forces fire towards Islamic State group positions as they advance through the desert on February 7, 2017

Syrian regime forces fire towards Islamic State group positions as they advance through the desert on February 7, 2017

Syria army at gates of IS-held town on road to east: monitor

The Syrian army has reached the last jihadist-held town on the road to its besieged garrison in the east, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Animals evacuated to Turkey from 'neglected' Syria zoo

Two tigers were among the animals evacuated from Syria's Magic World zoo in an initial operation last week

An international animal welfare charity was on Friday completing the evacuation of a dozen animals stranded in a neglected zoo in the conflict-torn Aleppo province of northern Syria.

Supporters of Charlie Gard's parents had demonstrated in favour of allowing the baby to travel for treatment

Supporters of Charlie Gard's parents had demonstrated in favour of allowing the baby to travel for treatment

Parents of terminally-ill UK baby prepare for last goodbye

The parents of a terminally-ill British baby whose plight has drawn sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump were preparing on Friday for their child's life support to be withdrawn.

Polish ruling party head in German war jibe

Jaroslaw Kaczynski,  leader of Poland's ruling right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party, has spoken out trenchantly several times at Germany's expense

The powerful head of Poland's governing conservatives, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has accused Germany of "rejecting" its World War II responsibilities, going as far as to suggest Berlin should pay reparations.

A Rastafarian mural in Shashamane, Ethiopia

A Rastafarian mural in Shashamane, Ethiopia

Ethiopia to issue IDs for Rastafarian community

Ethiopia's foreign ministry said Friday it will issue identification cards to Rastafarians, granting rights to a community that has long complained of living in limbo in their "promised land".

Katie Ledecky on course for fifth worlds swim gold in Budapest

US swimmer Katie Ledecky competes in the women's 800m freestyle heats at the world championships in Budapest on July 28, 2017

Freestyle queen Katie Ledecky on Friday cruised towards her fifth gold at the world championships as the fastest into the women's 800m final in Budapest on Friday.

Islamist militants holed up in Marawi have surprised the military with their resilience and their continued supply of manpower, weapons and ammunition despite supposedly being surrounded

Islamist militants holed up in Marawi have surprised the military with their resilience and their continued supply of manpower, weapons and ammunition despite supposedly being surrounded

'Reinforcements' caught sneaking into Philippine warzone

Philippine troops have seized 59 suspected militants trying to reinforce Islamist gunmen holed up in the southern city of Marawai who have been battling government forces for more than two months, military officials said Friday.

Libya unity govt denies accord for Italy ships to deploy

A Libyan coastguard watches on as illegal immigrants are brought to shore in a dinghy during a rescue on June 27, 2017

Libya's UN-backed unity government chief has denied that an agreement has been struck with Rome to deploy Italian vessels in Libyan waters to combat human trafficking.

Jordanian mourners attend the funeral in Madaba southwest of the capital Amman, on July 27, 2017 of Bashar Hamarneh, a doctor who was shot and fatally wounded in the residential quarter of the Israeli embassy at the time of an attack last weekend

Jordanian mourners attend the funeral in Madaba southwest of the capital Amman, on July 27, 2017 of Bashar Hamarneh, a doctor who was shot and fatally wounded in the residential quarter of the Israeli embassy at the time of an attack last weekend

Jordan says to bar Israel envoy until shooting probed

Jordan will not allow the return of Israel's ambassador until the shooting of two Jordanians by an embassy security guard has been properly investigated, a government official said on Friday.

Ricciardo quickest in opening practice for Hungarian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was quickest in opening free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo topped the times for Red Bull in Friday morning’s closely-contested opening free practice session for this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Tens of thousands are expected to attend the annual Hong Kong event, one of the biggest of its kind in Asia

Tens of thousands are expected to attend the annual Hong Kong event, one of the biggest of its kind in Asia

Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair

Virtual reality games usually promise shoot 'em up adventures but in Hong Kong Friday lovelorn tech fans donned headsets to go on imaginary dates.

Baidu rebounds in Q2 with 83% jump in net income

Baidu's search engine dominates the Chinese internet

Chinese internet giant Baidu said Friday that its net income had soared 83 percent in the second quarter -- a strong recovery from tumbling profits in 2016 thanks to drastic spending cuts.

Yang Qingpei murdered his parents and, fearing he would be discovered, then killed 17 of his neighbours and fled to Yunnan's provincial capital Kunming

Yang Qingpei murdered his parents and, fearing he would be discovered, then killed 17 of his neighbours and fled to Yunnan's provincial capital Kunming

Chinese pickaxe killer gets death sentence for massacre

A Chinese man who massacred 19 people with a pickaxe including children and his parents was handed the death sentence Friday, a court in southwest Yunnan province said.

Nuclear contaminates earnings of France's EDF

France's state-owned energy company EDF's net profit slid 3.7 percent compared to the first half of last year to 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion), while operating profit tumbled 20.6 percent to 7.0 billion euros

France's state-owned energy company EDF saw its profit slip in the first half of the year as two of its nuclear reactors were taken offline due to safety concerns.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticised what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticised what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington

Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday announced counter measures in response to tough new sanctions proposed by the United States, ordering Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.

Brexit transition could last until 2022: UK minister

Mass immigration from the European Union was a major factor in the June 2016 referendum that saw Britons vote to leave the EU

Britain will try to keep as many aspects of its EU membership in place as possible during a transition period of up to three years after Brexit, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday.

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Bono at Eliseo received from Macron

Bono, leader of the U2 and co-founder of the ONG «One», arrives at the Eliseo for an interview with French President Emmanuel Macron. The Irish rock band will perform on 25 and 26 July at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris.

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Life & Style

Actor Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year

Actor Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year

Russell Crowe to lead new Asian film jury in Australia

Hollywood star Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year, which will recognise excellence in Asian movie-making for the first time.

Violinist shines new spotlight on Australia nuclear tests

The name Maralinga brings blank stares from most people, the melodic word hardly indicative of what happened in that isolated stretch of Australia -- secret nuclear tests by Britain.

Paris «love locks» sale raises thousands for refugees

A charity auction selling off «love locks» from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday brought in over $270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists.

Sports

Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino (R) challenges Germany's forward Timo Werner during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final football match June 29, 2017

Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino (R) challenges Germany's forward Timo Werner during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final football match June 29, 2017

Rapid-fire Goretzka puts Germany in Confed Cup final

Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening spell to Thursday's 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico.

Usain Bolt confirms he is in final season of «wonderful career»

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this «emotional» season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.

Italy close to being competitive RugbyU force - O'Shea

Italy coach Conor O'Shea says he's gutted to come so close to upsetting Australia but proud of the strides the Azzurri have made to become a competitive rugby force.

SciTech

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is focusing on «the most important project in artificial intelligence» - software that powers self-driving vehicles

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is focusing on «the most important project in artificial intelligence» - software that powers self-driving vehicles

Could Apple's next big thing be a car?

The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company's plans for traction in a market where others have been speeding along.

Apple opens first official store in Southeast Asia

Apple opened its first Southeast Asia store in Singapore on Saturday, drawing hundreds of excited fans to the swanky two-storey site in the city's upmarket shopping district.

Ransomware, the weapon wielded in cyber attacks

A software that demands a ransom was the weapon of choice used in a wave of unprecedented global cyber attacks Friday that affected 130,000 systems in more than 100 countries.

Health

Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety

Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety

Medical marijuana woos four-legged fans

It's early morning, just after breakfast, and six-year-old Cayley is wide awake, eagerly anticipating her daily dose of cannabis.

Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row

Indian doctors on Tuesday angrily rejected claims that they had lied about the amount of weight an Egyptian once believed to be the world's heaviest woman had lost following surgery.

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.