Wednesday, February 20, 2019

This artist’s balloon animals take a party trick to a new and beautiful level

This artist’s balloon animals take a party trick to a new and beautiful level The artwork is made using nothing except blowing and twisting. Balloon artworks by Masayoshi Matsumoto (Masayoshi Matsumoto/Twitter) Many of us...

Employers are revealing the craziest things people have written on their CVs

Employers are revealing the craziest things people have written on their CVs Yes, bosses can definitely tell the bits where you’ve embellished your career. A man reads a CV (fizkes/Getty Images) Whether we’re an...

California firefighters continue to battle state’s biggest-ever wildfire

California firefighters continue to battle state’s biggest-ever wildfire The fire north of San Francisco has grown to the size of Los Angeles since it started a fortnight ago. A girl wades through water...

People are loving this New Zealand library’s creative meme-inspired poster

People are loving this New Zealand library’s creative meme-inspired poster Central City Library in Auckland put up a Kermit the Frog meme poster and social media users adore the new decoration. (Central City...

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after Zambia asylum bid fails

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after Zambia asylum bid fails Tendai Biti has long been an outspoken critic of the government. Zimbabwean opposition official Tendai Biti (AP) Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti is in...

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans The insurer said cash reserves would be released as a result of higher mortality rates. Legal and General is set to log...

Third strong earthquake shakes Indonesian tourist island as death toll tops 300

Third strong earthquake shakes Indonesian tourist island as death toll tops 300 The 5.9 magnitude aftershock damaged buildings, caused landslides and sparked panic. Birds sit above earthquake-damaged homes in North Lombok (AP) The Indonesian...

Russian border police stop Pussy Riot activist from visiting UK

Russian border police stop Pussy Riot activist from visiting UK Authorities said Maria Alekhina was stopped from travelling as she had failed to carry out community service. Maria Alekhina (AP) An activist from the...

This is how to pronounce the name of Chelsea’s new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga

This is how to pronounce the name of Chelsea’s new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga You might need to take a deep breath beforehand. Chelsea have signed Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga (Nick Potts/PA) With Thibaut Courtois...

This unusual Brexit protest involves driving across 32 countries in a van

This unusual Brexit protest involves driving across 32 countries in a van Andrew Pardy is writing a message to the world in his van. Andrew Pardy, 28, quit his job as a digital...

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Standard Life Aberdeen accelerates plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders

Standard Life Aberdeen accelerates plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders Stock picture Fund giant Standard Life Aberdeen has brought forward plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders,...

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