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October 22, 2018 11:20 PM Good Country: The new virtual country with no borders

If you were to create your own country, you might think about a territory, language and passports. Simon Anholt and Madeline Hung have taken a different approach. When they launched the Good Country in September, they ditched notions of national identity and focused instead on the international interest. In the current climate of aggression and competition 5

October 22, 2018 1:12 PM Morrisons faces 'vast' data leak compensation payment

The supermarket chain has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against a ruling that it was partly liable for the breach, which saw staff details posted online. Some 5,518 former and current employees said the breach had exposed them to the risk of identity theft and potential financial loss. They also said Morrisons was responsible for breaches of privacy 6

October 19, 2018 1:53 PM Jonny Bairstow: England batsman suffers injury playing football in training

Jonny Bairstow could miss England's fourth one-day international against Sri Lanka after twisting his ankle playing football in training. The 29-year-old Yorkshire batsman has not yet been sent for a scan but will be assessed by England's medical staff. England are 2-0 up in the five-match series and have a ready replacement in Alex Hales should he not be passed 6

October 17, 2018 8:41 PM Saudi Arabia map: Where is Saudi Arabia? What countries surround Saudi Arabia?

SAUDI Arabia is in the midst of international interrogation over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a fierce critic of the Saudi government, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but where is Saudi Arabia located? Saudi Arabia is situated in the county of Asia and is the 13th largest nation in terms of land area and the largest 8

October 16, 2018 8:06 AM Congo confirms 33 cases of Ebola in the last week

The World Health Organisation will meet to consider whether the outbreak constitutes a global health emergency. Of those confirmed to have contracted the virus since 8 October, 24 have died. The new cases mean 139 people have died since the current outbreak was declared on 1 August, with 214 people believed to have caught the virus. As more people fall ill and fears 5

October 15, 2018 3:47 PM Woman born a man sets world record in first race at world cycling championships

Congratulation to Canadian Rachel McKinnon for winning the women’s sprint 35-39 age bracket at yesterday’s world cycling championship in Los Angeles. Rachel is a natural, tweeting: “I broke the 200m WORLD RECORD this morning. It was my first indoor 200m…” Imagine how much faster Rachel, who was born a man and also holds a PhD in philosophy and focuses 6

October 15, 2018 1:46 PM Marnie Simpson Hints She's Split From Casey Johnson In Post About Being 'Single'

Marnie Simpson just shared a very cryptic social media post, in which she seems to hint she's single again. The Geordie Shore lass took to Instagram to share a quote picture that suggests she'd rather be single than taken for granted. Marnie didn't write a caption to explain her post any further, but plenty of fans did rush to the comments to speculate 8

October 14, 2018 1:47 PM World War 3: Iran brands US most hostile in 40 YEARS as Trump team branded ‘SPITEFUL’

THE US government is the most hostile and “spiteful” it has been in 40 years, Iran’s president declared today. President Hassan Rouhani said the current administration is seeking a “regime change” as tensions have increased between the two countries after US President Donald Trump withdrew its nuclear deal with Iran in May. He said in a speech broadcasted 10

October 13, 2018 4:27 AM Russia's PLEA for talks with the US as URGENT WARNING issued about NUCLEAR WAR

RUSSIA’s ambassador to the US has urged for Washington and Moscow to try and improve relations, as he fears tensions between the two cold war superpowers could spiral out of control and risk nuclear conflict. Diplomatic relations between the two countries have soured in recent months, with the Kremlin accused of interfering in the US Presidential election 34

October 11, 2018 10:36 AM Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

A capsule carrying the two crew members of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan. Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague are reported to be "in good condition", both Nasa and Russian media said. The rocket had taken off for the International Space Station (ISS) when it suffered a problem 19