Allegations threaten Dr Blake's future
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Allegations threaten Dr Blake's future

data-reactid=”49″> A dark cloud has been cast over the future of popular TV show The Doctor Blake Mysteries following fresh allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour against the show's star Craig McLachlan.

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Italian PM courts Chinese investment on visit to Beijing

BEIJING (AFP) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi met on Wednesday with top leaders of China’s ruling Communist Party, the latest European leader to beat a path to Beijing’s door hoping to attract more investment. Mr Renzi, the 39-year-old

Banksy retrospective going on show in London
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Banksy retrospective going on show in London

LONDON (AFP) – The first – and unauthorised – retrospective exhibition of works by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy is going on show in London next week ahead of a major auction sale. More than 70 original paintings, sculptures

The Digital Disruption
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The Digital Disruption

How digital marketing is reshaping business in Asia Digital disruption is not exclusive to any one industry, and the rise of digital technologies will eventually reshape every sector of business, from hotels to fast food. One

French air traffic controllers call off two-day strike
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French air traffic controllers call off two-day strike

PARIS (AFP) – French air traffic controllers on Wednesday ended a two-day strike that was supposed to run till the weekend after marathon talks with the government, unions said. The strike, which stranded hundreds of passengers, was called

Football: Ferdinand plans to play on next season
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Football: Ferdinand plans to play on next season

LONDON (AFP) – Rio Ferdinand insists he has no intention of retiring even if the former England defender is forced to leave Manchester United in the close-season. Ferdinand’s current contract with United expires at the end of the campaign

Couple, two others held for assaulting cop
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Couple, two others held for assaulting cop

Four persons including a 36-year-old woman and her husband have been arrested on Sunday on the charge of beating a police constable, who was in uniform on Saturday night. However, no action was taken on the complaint by the woman, who

June ‘unusually’ warm
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June ‘unusually’ warm

If you think this month has felt warmer than usual – especially at night – you are not mistaken. The highest and lowest temperatures over the last fortnight have mostly been above the long-term average highs and lows for the month of June,