Apple's design guy Jony Ive just got a promotion

Apple's design guy Jony Ive just got a promotion

Jony Ive, Apple's senior VP of design has been promoted to the role of Chief Design Officer, the Telegraph reports. The move introduces two members to the company's design team, who will take over some of Ive's current day-to-day responsibilities beginning in July. Alan Dye will focus on hardware de



Keenan disturbed by IS mother reports

Keenan disturbed by IS mother reports

AUSTRALIA'S new counter terrorism minister says only a small section of the Australian population is susceptible to Islamic State's propaganda.

Alison Pill and Joshua Leonard get married in Quaker-inspired ceremony

Alison Pill and Joshua Leonard get married in Quaker-inspired ceremony

Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Television stars Alison Pill and Joshua Leonard got married this weekend in a Quaker-inspired ceremony at the Grace E. Simons Lodge in Los Angeles.

Clive Lloyd Defends Shivnarine Chanderpaul's Exclusion

Clive Lloyd Defends Shivnarine Chanderpaul's Exclusion

West Indies' Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd defended the panel’s decision to exclude veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul for the home series against Australia starting next month.

Western Morning News published Kyle Edmund advances to second round of French Open

Western Morning News published Kyle Edmund advances to second round of French Open

Kyle Edmund ensured there will be two Britons in the second round of the men's French Open draw after coming through an almighty tussle with Frenchman Stephane Robert on Court Seven. The 20-year-old, playing an opponent 15 years his senior and 429 places below him in the world rankings, recovered f

Western Morning News published Norwich boss Neil savours success in Wembley play-off final

Western Morning News published Norwich boss Neil savours success in Wembley play-off final

Norwich City manager Alex Neil refused to become carried away after guiding the Canaries back into the Premier League – and securing a £130 million promotion jackpot with Monday's 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough at Wembley which continued his own meteoric rise in the dug-out. Almost a

Man held in 'prostitution' inquiry

Man held in 'prostitution' inquiry

Police say a 60-year-old man has been arrested in east Belfast as part of an investigation into prostitution.

Derby sack head coach McClaren

Derby sack head coach McClaren

Derby County terminate the contract of head coach Steve McClaren after the Rams miss out on the Championship play-offs.

VIDEO: Younger voters 'should get EU vote'

VIDEO: Younger voters 'should get EU vote'

Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has said it was "a matter of principle" that 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote in the EU referendum.

VIDEO: Jet-powered bike tested in Wales

VIDEO: Jet-powered bike tested in Wales

A jet-powered bike has been tested at Pendine Sands in Wales in preparation for a land speed world record.

VIDEO: Rise and fall of 'Africa's Che Guevara'

VIDEO: Rise and fall of 'Africa's Che Guevara'

As the exhumation of what are believed to be the remains of Burkina Faso's former President Thomas Sankara begins, the BBC looks back at his time in power.

UK and Russia to resume Syria talks

UK and Russia to resume Syria talks

Senior British and Russian security advisers are to resume efforts to find a solution to the crisis in Syria, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin agree.

Body found in search for missing Chester-le-Street pharmacist Alison Stamps

Body found in search for missing Chester-le-Street pharmacist Alison Stamps

Alison from Chester-le-Street went missing on Saturday night. Her family have been informed after a body was found near Hardwick Hall Hotel

Young Newcastle United fan Tyler Heaviside finds fame urging his team on

Young Newcastle United fan Tyler Heaviside finds fame urging his team on

Tyler Heaviside aged six captured hearts of TV fans as he's seen cheering on Newcastle United on Sky Sports

Dance like nobody's watching!

Dance like nobody's watching!

Media Watch takes a look at the latest images and harrowing testimony coming out of Burundi. What should be done about internet trolls? Barack Obama’s new twitter account is targeted by vicious, racist Twitter users. And fat-shamed and humiliated online a few months ago, one man from Liverpool

Kyrgios, Tomic, Stosur lead big Aussie charge

Kyrgios, Tomic, Stosur lead big Aussie charge

NICK Kyrgios, Sam Stosur and Bernard Tomic have led a memorable Australian march into the French Open second round at Roland Garros.

Depp flees Coast as jail threatened

Depp flees Coast as jail threatened

HOLLYWOOD star Johnny Depp left the Gold Coast last night, amid revelations he could face 10 years in jail for smuggling his dogs into the country.

Cameron and Juncker meet to discuss UK call for new EU deal

Cameron and Juncker meet to discuss UK call for new EU deal

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has been meeting David Cameron at the British prime minister’s official country residence Chequers.

On the agenda, the UK’s quest for a new deal on EU membership ahead of a planned “in-out” referendum by the end of 2017.


What happened to ABC last night?

What happened to ABC last night?

IF YOU tuned into ABC’s Brisbane news Monday night and wondered if you were going crazy, don’t worry, you weren’t — there was something definitely missing.

New role to meet terrorism challenge

New role to meet terrorism challenge

A NEW frontbench role to combat Islamic radicalism is to be announced by the federal government in the coming days, News Corp reports.

Book Club interview with author Viet Thanh Nguyen and Book World editor Ron Charles

Book Club interview with author Viet Thanh Nguyen and Book World editor Ron Charles

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his debut novel, “The Sympathizer” with Book World editor Ron Charles in a special video interview for The Washington Post Book Club.

Mum abandons kids to join death cult

Mum abandons kids to join death cult

AN Aussie mother has chosen life under the brutal dictatorship of Islamic State in Syria over her children who she has left behind in Australia.

VIDEO: Hundreds of homes destroyed in US floods

VIDEO: Hundreds of homes destroyed in US floods

Devastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes.

Video shows waterspout throwing bouncy castle into air, three kids injured

Video shows waterspout throwing bouncy castle into air, three kids injured

Authorities say three children have been injured after a waterspout made landfall at Fort Lauderdale Beach and sent an inflatable bounce house flying into the air.

Solar flight pilot: Pacific leg is 'most challenging' ever attempted

Solar flight pilot: Pacific leg is "most challenging" ever attempted

Solar Impulse pilot Andre Borschberg speaks to dpa about the risks and preparations for his most challenging flight yet across the Pacific.Andre Borschberg is attempting to break the record for the longest solo plane flight in history - and he plans to...

Greek stocks weighed down by fears Athens won't make June IMF payment

The Greek stock market ended lower Monday, weighed down by concerns about the state of the country's finances despite reassurances by government officials that the country is willing to pay its creditors and embrace the reforms its partners expect.On...

Murder charges laid after police find body

A man in his 20s has been charged with second-degree murder after police found the body of an elderly woman in an apartment north of Toronto.

Waterloo man charged with murder in death of his grandmother

A Waterloo man is in police custody on a murder charge – and police say the victim in the case is his grandmother.

ASIRT investigating fatal shooting involving an RCMP officer

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating a shooting near Morinville that left one man dead.

Young driver in big trouble for speeding in Banff

A young male driver from Canmore is facing dangerous driving charges after he was nabbed driving 149 km/h over the posted speed limit in Banff National Park.

Taliban surround Afghanistan police compound after killing 19 officers: official

Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound.

Calgary judge denies bail while convicted murderer appeals

A judge has ruled a woman convicted of murdering a man in his bathtub should not get bail while she appeals because she is a flight risk and a possible threat to the general public.

Halifax-area cabbie says he had no idea he was wheel man in robbery spree

A longtime Halifax-area cab driver says he is unhappy with police for arresting and detaining him for more than three hours early Saturday morning after he unwittingly drove a man during a robbery spree, and the passenger was later linked to the crime.

NFL player Ray McDonald arrested again for domestic violence

Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er.

Greece Warns of Possible Default on IMF Debt Repayment in June

Greece will honour its debt repayment obligations to international lenders "to the extent" that it is able to pay, a government official said on Monday. "It is the government's responsibility to be able to repay all these obligations ... it is also the responsibility of the creditors to be faithful

Turkey, US Agree "in Principle" to Give Air Support to Syrian Rebels

Turkey and the US have agreed "in principle" to provide air cover to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight against Islamic State once they return to Syria, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. In an interview with Turkey's Daily Sabah newspaper Cavusoglu said the air sup

Lots of Aussies at Eurovision besides Guy

GUY Sebastian isn’t the only one to have flown the Aussie flag at this year’s Eurovision.