US tech giants join forces against terror content

San Francisco, Jun 27 Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube has announced the launch of an anti-terror partnership aimed at thwarting the spread of extremist content online.The "Global Internet...

Jun 27, 2017 7:06 AM | Newsscroll

Venom, Black Cat, Silver Sable not part of Marvel Cinematic Universe

London [UK], June 27 : Marvel fans, we have some bad news for you. Sony's Amy Pascal has confirmed that no other character from their Marvel films, including Venom, Silver Sable and...

Jun 26, 2017 7:32 AM | Newsscroll

2017 BET Awards: Chance the Rapper delivers powerful speech on justice

London [U.K.], June 27 : Chance the Rapper took home the Humanitarian award at the 2017 BET Awards for "positively impacting both local and national communities," making him the youngest...

Jun 26, 2017 7:32 AM | Newsscroll

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

London, Jun 26 The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.But...

Jun 27, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll

Nigeria's ill president sends recorded greetings from London

Lagos, Jun 26 Nigeria's ailing President Muhammadu Buhari marked the end of Ramzan with an audio broadcast to the nation, his first public message since heading to London on medical leave nearly two...

Jun 26, 2017 11:40 PM | Newsscroll

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

London, Jun 26 The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced today it is stopping sales of the material for high-rise...

Jun 26, 2017 10:51 PM | Newsscroll

First female captain a real change of the guard in London

London, Jun 26 Megan Couto today became the first female officer to command the troops protecting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, as a Canadian battalion took over guard duties.Captain...

Jun 26, 2017 9:39 PM | Newsscroll

This will be my final season - Bolt

Ostrava (Czech Republic), Jun 26 Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this "emotional" season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and...

Jun 26, 2017 9:33 PM | Newsscroll

EU nationals in UK to apply for special ID card

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 26 Nearly 3 million EU nationals in the UK will have to apply for a special "settled status" identity card after Brexit to continue to enjoy the same rights they do as...

Jun 26, 2017 8:37 PM | Newsscroll

UK's last governor demands China honour its word to HK

London, Jun 26 The world is watching Hong Kong as a "test case" of whether Chinese promises mean anything, Britain's last governor said ahead of the 20th anniversary of his tearful departure from...

Jun 26, 2017 8:07 PM | Newsscroll