Singapore housing shortage threatens to fuel rising prices

Singapore housing shortage threatens to fuel rising prices

Government efforts to cool the housing market have had some effect. Price growth is slowing and sales were subdued in the first two months of this year. But analysts expect the curbs to be a short-ter...

What next after Colombia’s FARC removed from US ‘terrorist’ list? | Co…

What next after Colombia’s FARC removed from US ‘terrorist’ list? | Co…

Bogota, Colombia – The United States’ delisting of the now-defunct Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group as a “foreign terrorist” organisation this week has been welcomed as an imp...

Inside the hidden lab that’s digging for dark matter

Inside the hidden lab that’s digging for dark matter

When Michelle Galloway drives to work, she takes a tunnel into a mountain. thorough inside, at the entrance to the facility, guards ask her for a secret password. “Then, this James Bond-kind door open...

David Frost: inconsistent deliverer of Johnson’s bad Brexit

David Frost: inconsistent deliverer of Johnson’s bad Brexit

By Russell Bruce I had started to do some research on David Frost, recently enobled for his work as an enabler for Johnson’s Brexit so he could become a government minister. Suddenly he resigned on Sa...

Is it too early to whip off the facemasks in triumph over the virus?

Is it too early to whip off the facemasks in triumph over the virus?

IT is really good that the Plan B Covid restrictions are being lifted and we can begin living our new normal lives alongside the virus. However there is merit in listening to the voices coming out of ...

A really frustrating place to work in

A really frustrating place to work in

By Newsroom Rachael Hamilton, Tory MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire and owner of the Buccleuch Arms Hotel in St Boswells, vented her annoyance with Holyrood this afternoon, insisting it was ...

Desert-circling rail line latest link in China’s push for influence, c…

Desert-circling rail line latest link in China’s push for influence, c…

BANGKOK — Silk Road travelers in ancient times cursed China’s largest desert as “Takla Makan,” an threatening Persian-Turkic expression that translates as, approximately, “go into and you may never re...

Army chaplain who died in Korean prison returns home to Kansas after 7…

Army chaplain who died in Korean prison returns home to Kansas after 7…

Army Chaplain Father Emil Kapaun is back in Kansas, home from the Korean War. You could call it a miracle, and some soldiers who served with him will tell you it’s not the first. “To see somebody like...

Biker tracks down stolen motorcycle to village 1,700 MILES away in Rom…

Biker tracks down stolen motorcycle to village 1,700 MILES away in Rom…

A BRIT turned private detective to track down his stolen motorbike after seeing it advertised on Facebook – in ROMANIA. Kelston Chorley said he was forced to embark on his own investigation after poli...

Tiger Woods says part-time return to golf ‘realistic’ after recovering…

Tiger Woods says part-time return to golf ‘realistic’ after recovering…

Tiger Woods says he expects to play golf again, just not very often, and he doesn’t see himself reaching the top of the sport again because “I don’t think that’s a realistic expectation of me.” He say...

Muslim Severn Trent worker designs first PPE headscarf after safety wo…

Muslim Severn Trent worker designs first PPE headscarf after safety wo…

A Birmingham engineer who feared she couldn’t feel safe or comfortable doing her job has designed the first PPE headscarf. Aminah Shafiq, a senior water quality advisor, raised the issue with her Seve...

Nigel Havers’ definition of ‘luck’ had people facepalming all over the…

Nigel Havers’ definition of ‘luck’ had people facepalming all over the…

John Plunkett. Updated November 19th, 2021 There’s good luck and there’s good luck, and then there’s the sort of good luck enjoyed by Nigel Havers, according to the actor’s Metro Q&A. The star was ask...

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