As we end this week, here’s a selection of the biggest headlines across the world.
Hundreds of empty plastic jugs wait in rows on the cracked, dry, dusty earth. Hovering expectantly nearby, the residents of Vasant Kunj slum in South Delhi, one of the city’s largest and poorest, stand waiting for a government water tanker to arrive.
US President Donald Trump’s newest executive order has escalated his administration’s campaign against Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, raising pressure on European allies.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday barring US firms from using telecom gear from sources the administration deems national security threats.
The State Department ordered Wednesday the departure of non-emergency US government employees from Iraq amid increasing tensions with Iran and warned US citizens not to travel to the country, citing a “high risk for violence and kidnapping.”
China’s Chang’e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon’s biggest mysteries, according to a new study.
Written by Oscar Holland, CNN A playful rabbit sculpture by Jeff Koons has become the most expensive work by a living artist ever to sell at auction. The American artist’s “Rabbit,” a stainless steel figure measuring just over 3 feet tall, sold for more than $91 million Wednesday evening at Christie’s in New York, smashing auction estimates.
A British TV company has canceled a daytime talk show known for its tabloid style and rowdy confrontations after a guest died shortly after taping an episode.
Elon Musk has hit back against a defamation lawsuit by a British caver he called a “pedo,” or pedophile, during a public feud around last year’s dramatic rescue of a trapped youth soccer team in Thailand.
SpaceX wants to beam cheap broadband internet all over the planet. It’s about to take a big step toward making that a reality.
MTN Nigeria, a subsidiary of Africa’s largest telecommunications company MTN Group, will start trading shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday. The South African company says this is the first step to increasing local ownership. MTN Nigeria will list by introduction, meaning its current shares will be listed on the exchange without an additional public sale.
The heiress of a German biscuit company has apologised for saying the firm “did nothing wrong” in its use of forced labour during Nazi rule. Verena Bahlsen, 25, had been accused of being “oblivious to history” and the company had distanced itself from her comments. But after the backlash she admitted her remarks were inappropriate.
Tesla has said it is updating the battery software in some of its models following two recent incidents where cars caught fire. The electric carmaker said it would soon begin rolling out the software update on Model S and Model X vehicles.
American Airlines pilots confronted Boeing about potential safety issues in its 737 Max planes in a meeting last November, US media are reporting. They urged swift action after the first deadly 737 Max crash off Indonesia in October, according to audio obtained by CBS and the New York Times.
US President Donald Trump’s Miami golf resort and Manhattan skyscraper, jewels in the crown of his property empire, are in decline, say US media. The Trump National Doral Miami has reported a steep drop in income since 2015, according to the Washington Post.
In January 2014 the late Karl Lagerfeld held a Chanel haute couture show set in the fictional ‘Cambon Club’. Led by Cara Delevingne, models wafted down the grand sweeping staircase to the sounds of a string orchestra, each wearing bejewelled gossamer, tweed or organza creations. So far, so haute couture.
Some of the largest tech companies in the world have signed on to a new agreement to fight terrorism and violent extremism on their platforms, following the attack on a Christchurch mosque that was live streamed on Facebook.
‘Game of Thrones’ is set to come to an end, but the prequel, starring Naomi Watts, is officially under way.
This is more than just YouTube drama.
Well, it was nice while it lasted. For a while there, we really had something, didn’t we? What with Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and even the more recent additions of Black Mirror and Star Trek: Discovery , it was starting to look like the Golden Age of TV was here to stay.
Everyone loves a good Google Earth easter egg, especially when they’re dick-shaped. First spotted by Reddit user u/adrianmtb and reported by publisher Broadsheet , a collection of phallic symbols have appeared on three parks in the northeast of Melbourne, Australia. Three penis-shaped glyphs were flagged as visible at T W Blake Park in the suburb of Preston.