Didier Drogba announces today will be his last ever game for Chelsea

Didier Drogba announces today will be his last ever game for Chelsea

In an interview with the Chelsea website, Drogba announced his intention to leave Stamford Bridge this summer



Malaysia home minister 'says mass graves found'

Malaysia home minister 'says mass graves found'

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia's home minister has announced that mass graves have been found in the country's north near detention camps run by human traffickers, a report said Sunday.Home Minister Zahid Hamidi was quoted by The Star newspaper's website as saying the graves were found along the bord

Here's how George W. Bush handled the big question that's dogging Jeb

Here's how George W. Bush handled the big question that's dogging Jeb

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) could learn a lessen from his older brother on how to field questions about the Bush family political dynasty.  As Bush considers a 2016 presidential bid, he has tried to insist "I am my own man," in order to differentiate himself from his older brother, fo

Iran grants 'managed' access to military sites

Iran grants 'managed' access to military sites

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said that the country has agreed to grant the International Atomic Energy Agency a "managed" access to its military sites.

Kazakhstan intends to connect Europe and Asia

Kazakhstan intends to connect Europe and Asia

A number of important and interesting proposals and initiatives were made at the eighth Astana Economic Forum.

Iranian speaker says implementation of Additional Protocol requires parliament approval

Iranian speaker says implementation of Additional Protocol requires parliament approval

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the implementation of Additional Protocol requires the parliament's approval, Javad Karimi Ghoddousi, the member of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, said.

Ethiopia Goes to the Polls

Ethiopia Goes to the Polls

Ethiopia's ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front ( EPRDF ) party, in power for more than two decades, is expected to be the big winner Sunday in the country's general election. Analysts say Prime Minister Hailemarian Desalegn is certain to retain his office. Initial resu

Women Activists for Peace Cross Korean DMZ

Women Activists for Peace Cross Korean DMZ

Crossing the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone is normally strictly forbidden for all travelers. However, the governments of North and South Korea gave an international delegation of women peace activists permission to pass through the heavily fortified boarder Sunday. But some critics say their

VIDEO: Man sought after three found dead

VIDEO: Man sought after three found dead

A murder investigation is under way after the bodies of a man, a woman and a six-year-old girl were found at a house in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

VIDEO: 'We want EU reforms' - Harriet Harman

VIDEO: 'We want EU reforms' - Harriet Harman

Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman says the party has dropped its opposition to a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

ScottHarrison published Labour performs U turn over EU referendum

ScottHarrison published Labour performs U turn over EU referendum

Labour has dropped its opposition to an in/out referendum on EU membership, the party's acting leader has said. Acting leader Harriet Harman said her party would now support David Cameron's planned referendum bill, clearing a path for a UK-wide ballot by the end of 2017. It marks an about-turn for

ScottHarrison published Cameron signals ministers will face further five year pay freeze

ScottHarrison published Cameron signals ministers will face further five year pay freeze

Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay as David Cameron insists that "we will all play our part" in balancing the books. The move will save £4 million by 2020 and the Prime Minister said it sent a clear signal that he was intent on showing that his "all in this toge

ScottHarrison commented Lord Dannatt: UK must consider sending in ground troops to combat...

ScottHarrison commented Lord Dannatt: UK must consider sending in ground troops to combat...

A former head of the Army has called on the Government to "think the previously unthinkable" and consider sending ground troops to combat Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq. Lord Dannatt, the former chief of the general staff, said he felt air strikes had "failed" to stop the advance of the extre

Police hunt for tattooed man after finding three dead bodies, including girl, 6

Police hunt for tattooed man after finding three dead bodies, including girl, 6

Police in England are hunting for a man with a distinctive spider tattoo after a man, woman and young girl were found dead.

Gardaí to conduct door-to-door interviews to investigate Dublin body find

Gardaí to conduct door-to-door interviews to investigate Dublin body find

Gardaí are going door-to-door in Rathcoole in Dublin today after the discovery of a body there yesterday.

McLeish enters Labour 'bullying' row

McLeish enters Labour 'bullying' row

Scottish Labour MSP Ken Macintosh needs to "spell out" his accusations against the "party machine", a former first minister tells the BBC.

Rushanara Ali goes for deputy leader

Rushanara Ali goes for deputy leader

Labour MP Rushanara Ali tells the BBC she is entering the deputy leadership race, and will "start by going after UKIP voters who left Labour".

Labour to back EU referendum bill

Labour to back EU referendum bill

Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.

Nepal flood alert after landslide

Nepal flood alert after landslide

Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.

Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves

Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves

Authorities in Malaysia find several mass graves near the border with Thailand suspected of containing the bodies of trafficked migrants.

Newcastle woman makes shortlist of just 10 in international art competition with a elephant-painting...

Newcastle woman makes shortlist of just 10 in international art competition with a elephant-painting...

Public votes will decide if admin worker's design wins her overseas trip to attend event by Elephant Parade conservation charity

Premier League Final Day: Live Scores app on Survival Sunday

Premier League Final Day: Live Scores app on Survival Sunday

It's Premier League Final Day and we're about to be treated to a host of last-day fixtures. Just a few on the agenda are Hull vs. Man Utd, Chelsea vs. Sunderland, and Arsenal vs. West Brom, and the kickoff time for all of the today's matches is 3pm. If you want to keep up with […] Th

Tusker's Situma hopeful of title run-in

Tusker's Situma hopeful of title run-in

Former Sofapaka and AFC Leopards defender reveals the brewers' strong faith in chasing for the crown despite trailing league leaders by eleven points

Irreplaceable Petr Cech ready to leave Chelsea as one of their all-time greats

Irreplaceable Petr Cech ready to leave Chelsea as one of their all-time greats

The Czech international has been one of Chelsea's most dependable players over the last decade and will leave as the club's greatest ever shot stopper...

Today in History for May 24th

Today in History for May 24th

Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. (May 24)

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Vic Country stuns Metro after siren

VIC COUNTRY’S Jy Simpkin kicked a goal after the siren to snatch victory against Metro in their opening match of the U18 national championships.

'Bully' bombshell sets phones ringing

PREMIER Daniel Andrews stood grimly before a press pack yesterday to deliver a bombshell about one of his ministers who had only been in the job for six months.

Melbourne Zoo gorilla dies after attack

MELBOURNE Zoo is mourning the loss of its gorilla Julia, who died after being attacked by another gorilla inside their enclosure.

Unrest follows US police acquittal

US police say they have made multiple arrests in protests in Cleveland after an officer was cleared over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black couple.

Arrests in Cleveland as policeman cleared over shooting deaths

A US police officer was cleared of all charges in the 2012 shooting of two unarmed black suspects, sparking riots late Saturday that saw at least three arrests, police said. The protests in Cleveland broke out minutes after Michael Brelo, a white...

'Catastrophic' Flooding Hits Oklahoma, Texas

Flash floods forced more than 1,000 evacuations and numerous rescues across Oklahoma and Texas, as officials warned of "historic" rising waters still to come on Sunday.

Women activists denied bid to walk across DMZ dividing Koreas

International women activists have been denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, but allowed to cross by bus.

Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest with 'Heroes'

Sweden have won Eurovision for the sixth time thanks to Måns Zelmerlöw’s performance of Heroes.



His passionate rendition, combined with the most extensive use of computer graphics won over the public as well as the press corps.

“The biggest applause of the

Irish gay marriage vote: archbishop says church needs reality check

A top Irish Catholic leader said that the Church needs a "reality check" after the vote to approve gay marriage.

Throttle Dolls: a bikie gang with a difference

Like the tribe of heroines in George Miller's movie, Sydney's newest bikie gang, The Throttle Dolls, is "girls-only".

NYC's small businesses strapped by 1960s tax

The sky's the limit with city hall's taxes and charges. For New York City's small-business owners overburdened by escalating costs, one of the hardest bills to swallow is the byzantine...

Boat flips on Waikato River, killing one

One person is dead after a boat flipped on the Waikato River, sweeping four people towards the mouth of the waterway.