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August 22, 2018 2:00 PM Tycoon leaves £41m to crisis-hit Oxfam

LONDON: A tycoon killed with his family in a seaplane crash in Australia on New Year's Eve has left a £41 million (RM217 million) fortune to the crisis-hit charity Oxfam, a British newspaper reported. The bequest comes at a time when Oxfam is trying to find £16 million in savings as it grapples with the fallout from a sex abuse scandal. The charity lost thousands 180

August 12, 2018 3:18 PM Crowd-funded headstone marks lost grave of poet William Blake

LONDON: The lost resting place of British poet and artist William Blake was finally marked Sunday with a gravestone, almost 200 years after he died. Despite his influence today, Blake died in obscurity in 1827 and was buried in an unmarked common grave in Bunhill Fields, a London cemetery. Only a plain memorial stone recorded that he was buried nearby 53

August 6, 2018 11:33 PM England cricketer Stokes mocked gay couple before brawl, court told

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes mocked a gay couple's "camp behaviour" before losing his self-control and knocking two other men unconscious in a street fight last September, a court heard on Monday. Stokes – on trial for alleged affray – acted in "revenge, retaliation or punishment" and was involved in a "sustained episode of significant violence" 84

August 5, 2018 8:20 AM PKR election: Nurul Izzah to defend vice-president's post

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar today submitted her nomination to defend her post at the party election this September. The nomination form was submitted by her representative, PKR Communication director Fahmi Fadzil at about 2.30pm. According to Fahmi, Nurul Izzah, who is Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament was not able to submit 30

August 5, 2018 8:16 AM Rafizi confirms contesting PKR deputy presidency

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli confirms he will be contesting for the party deputy presidency in its upcoming polls, following the submission of his nomination form today. The form was submitted by his representative at PKR headquarters here at about 11.30am. According to PKR Elections Committee secretary Ismail Yusof, they had received 35

July 9, 2018 5:53 AM Britain's Prince Louis to be christened in private ceremony

LONDON: Britain's Prince Louis, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, is due to be christened at a private ceremony at St James's Palace in London on Monday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance. Welby, who will baptise 55

June 30, 2018 6:23 AM C4 and Suaram urge govt to lift ban on lawyer in Scorpene probe

KUALA LUMPUR: Civil rights group Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) have urged the government to lift the ban on French lawyer William Bourdon to assist the judicial inquiry on the Scorpene scandal. "This move would enable him to enter Malaysia and advise the government, in particular, the Minister of Defence 15

June 25, 2018 11:48 PM Portugal concede late penalty as Uruguay await in last 16

SARANSK, Russia: Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty before Portugal conceded an injury-time spot-kick in a 1-1 draw with Iran at the World Cup on Monday as the European champions set up a last-16 clash with Uruguay. Ricardo Quaresma curled in a trademark 'trivela' goal on the stroke of half-time at the Mordovia Arena, but Karim Ansarifard's late penalty 28

June 24, 2018 10:06 AM Britain's Prince William heads for historic Middle East tour

AMMAN: Prince William flies to Jordan Sunday on a trip that will see him become the first member of Britain's royal family to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. The 36-year-old Duke of Cambridge touches down in Amman for a first leg billed as a chance to bond with Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah, 23, a fellow 55

June 14, 2018 12:05 AM World Cup: US spy warns Russians will hack phones, computers

WASHINGTON: A top US intelligence official warned football fans travelling to Russia for the World Cup that their phones and computers could be hacked by Moscow's cyber spies. William Evanina, Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said that in Russia, even people who believe they are too unimportant to be hacked can be targeted 29