HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sunak is a battle hardened leader’

  FORMER health secretary Matt Hancock has described Rishi Sunak as an “incredible talent” and a proven decision-maker who would make a “great” prime minister. Sunak,...

NHS to trial the use of drones to fly cancer drugs to Isle of...

  In a move to mark the 74th anniversary of the NHS’s creation by the postwar Labour government on July 5, drones will be flown...

EXPLAINER-Britain’s rules of succession for a new sovereign

  Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s monarch for more than seven decades, died on Thursday aged 96. The following is an explanation of the rules of the British...

All the queen’s kingdoms: where did Elizabeth II reign?

Queen Elizabeth II’s reign encompassed to a large degree Britain’s declining global influence, from an empire that once bestrode the world to a middle-ranking...

‘This has been an invisible war,’ says son whose doctor father died of Covid

  THE son of an Asian doctor who died in the pandemic said Covid has united communities as he explained his family was one among...

MDH founder and ‘spice king’ Dharampal Gulati, 97, dies

DHARAMPAL GULATI, a former refugee who became India’s ‘Spice King’ running an empire whose ready-to-use blends transformed kitchens around the country, has died at...

Female suicide bomber kills three Chinese nationals in Pakistan

A WOMAN suicide bomber from a Pakistan separatist group killed four people, including three Chinese nationals, in an attack on a minibus carrying staff...

Mohammad Amir retires from internationals claiming ‘mental torture’

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 28 on Thursday (17), claiming he could no longer...

Javid, Hunt pledge tax cuts as they launch leadership bids

  BRITAIN’s former health secretaries have launched leadership bids to succeed Boris Johnson as prime minister, according to a report. Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid used...

Russia announces humanitarian corridors in Ukraine

  RUSSIA announced humanitarian corridors would open in several Ukrainian cities on Monday (7) after terrified civilians came under fire in two previous attempts and with Moscow’s forces...