Afghanistan: Taliban steps up hunt for workers linked to old regime

Taliban fighters are said to be going door-to-door looking for pro-Western collaborators (Picture: AP) The Taliban are intensifying their hunt for Afghans who worked with the former regime, analysts have…

Afghanistan news: Wife of ex-marine leaves Kabul on almost empty plane

People have gone to desperate lengths to leave Afghanistan – so why is this flight empty? (Picture:Reuters/Twitter/@PenFarthing) An ex-Royal Marine claims his wife left Afghanistan on an almost empty plane…

Rollout of Covid booster jabs for over-50s may be limited to most vulnerable

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said he is ‘confident’ some form of booster campaign can start next month (Picture: AP/PA/Getty Images) A mass rollout of Covid booster jabs for all…

Infant bats babble the same way human babies do, research says

A bat pup in the day-roost with its mother in the background. (Credits: PA) The babbling behaviour of baby bats bears a striking likeness to babbling in human babies, according…

Schoolboy ‘tries to shoot teacher after being humiliated in class’

The teacher was completely oblivious to the gun the entire time (Picture: News Flash Media) A teenage boy allegedly tried to shoot a teacher who told him he smelt bad…

Donald Trump ally Marjorie Taylor Green says Biden is ‘piece of sh*t’

Republican Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene (left) slammed President Joe Biden (right) on his handling of Afghanistan’s collapse (Pictures: Julia Dalrymple/ABC News) Republican Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene called President Joe Biden…

Unruly plane passengers fined $1million as 74% of cases tied to masks

Proposed fines for unruly airplane passengers top $1million with 74% of cases tied to refusing to wear a mask (Picture: Getty Images) Disruptive airline passengers have been fined upward of…

Joe Biden says ‘no one is being killed’ at Kabul airport but 12 died

President Joe Biden (left) defended the US’s departure from Afghanistan in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, saying ‘no one is being killed’ at Kabul despite 12 confirmed deaths…

Woman airlifted to hospital after being attacked by roaming cow

Some villagers believe the cows are dangerous to the community (Pictures: Wales News Service) A woman was raced to hospital after having a nasty encounter with a cow in South…

Man arrested over murder at Michael Barrymore’s house released without charge

Stuart Lubbock, 31, died from severe internal injuries 20 years ago (Picture: PA) A man arrested on suspicion of the indecent assault and murder of Stuart Lubbock at Michael Barrymore’s mansion has been…