Thai cave rescue boys relive ‘moment of miracle’

Thai cave rescue boys relive ‘moment of miracle’

Media captionThai cave boy describes “miracle” rescue The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand have spoken publicly of their ordeal for the first time, describing the “moment of miracle” when divers found them. Adul Sam-on, 14, the only member of the group who speaks English, told reporters he could only say “hello” […]

Air China vaping: Pilots fired over e-cigarette emergency

Air China vaping: Pilots fired over e-cigarette emergency

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Air China is the country’s main carrier China has revoked the licences of two Air China pilots after a vaping incident in the cockpit forced an emergency descent last week. A passenger flight from Hong Kong to Dalian had to drop more than 6,500m (21,000ft) due to a sudden loss […]

Thai cave boys to return to ‘normal life’ after meeting media

Thai cave boys to return to ‘normal life’ after meeting media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The boys are due to leave the hospital and return to their normal lives Twelve boys and their football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are due to leave hospital and return home. They have been in a Chiang Rai hospital since last week, when […]

Melanoma blood test: Scientists unveil ‘world-first’ research

Melanoma blood test: Scientists unveil ‘world-first’ research

Image copyright BSIP/Getty Images Image caption Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer Australian scientists say they have developed a blood test to detect melanoma in its early stages. The test, billed as a world first, is designed to make it easier to spot the skin cancer before it becomes fatal, according to […]

Kim Jong-un blasts delays in North Korean economic projects

Kim Jong-un blasts delays in North Korean economic projects

Image copyright AFP Image caption The leader complained about the condition of bath tubs at a holiday resort North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has launched an unusual barrage of criticism at officials over delays in completing economic projects. The country’s leaders usually praise officials during factory visits. But this time state media said he was […]

Cave rescue: Australians to receive honours, PM Turnbull says

Cave rescue: Australians to receive honours, PM Turnbull says

Image copyright AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT Image caption Craig Challen (L) and Richard Harris are both experienced divers Two Australian divers who helped rescue 12 boys from a flooded cave in Thailand will receive civilian honours, PM Malcolm Turnbull says. Mr Turnbull confirmed the as yet unspecified honours would be awarded to Richard Harris, an anaesthetist, and […]

China’s most expensive film pulled after opening weekend

China’s most expensive film pulled after opening weekend

Image copyright Youtube/AsuraFilmOfficial Image caption The movie features a star-studded Chinese cast China’s big-budget fantasy epic Asura has been pulled from cinemas after a dismal opening weekend. The 750m yuan ($112m; £85m) film reportedly made less than 50m yuan on its weekend debut. Asura’s plot is based on Chinese mythology and featured leading actors and […]

Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country’s second deadliest terror attack

Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country’s second deadliest terror attack

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan (c) prays with relatives of a local candidate who was killed Pakistan is mourning the deaths of 149 people, including nine children, in the country’s second deadliest militant attack since its independence. A suicide bomber hit a campaign rally in Mastung, in the south-western province […]

British caver ‘could sue’ Elon Musk over Twitter attack

British caver ‘could sue’ Elon Musk over Twitter attack

Image caption Vern Unsworth (R) helped bring top international cave rescuers to the mission, including Rob Harper (L) A British cave diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from deep within a cave has said he is considering suing tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. In now-deleted tweets, Mr Musk had called Vern Unsworth a “pedo guy” […]

Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia

Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia

Image copyright EPA Image caption Usain Bolt has played in a number of exhibition matches this year Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is in talks for a trial to play football in Australia, his agent says. The Jamaican former sprinter, 31, is negotiating a six-week stint with the Central Coast Mariners, a team in the […]

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