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Woman plays violin during her brain surgery (VIDEO)

A patient at King's College Hospital in London played the violin while surgeons operated on her brain to remove a tumour. Dagmar Turner, 53, played the violin so surgeons could ensure parts of the brain which control hand movements …

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Russia to print bolivar bills for Venezuela

Venezuela’s government has turned to Russia's Goznak state-owned money printer to purchase 300 million new bolivar bills, Bloomberg reported.  The notes will carry denominations ranging from …

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UK migration plan to shut out 140,000 EU workers

Tough immigration laws in the United Kingdom could shut the door on 140,000 workers from the European Union and citizens from the continent may have to provide their fingerprints. The Home Office has floated the hardline proposal as …

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Europe's biggest bank to cut 35,000 jobs 

Europe's biggest bank HSBC has announced it will axe 35,000 jobs worldwide as part of a major restructuring after the bank’s profits fell by a third last year. The bank is aiming to scale back its headcount from 235,000 …

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Rishi Sunak: rapid rise of UK's new finance minister

Rishi Sunak, a 39-year-old high-flying business investor who only entered politics five years ago, has enjoyed a rapid rise to become Britain's new finance minister, RFI reports. Sunak entered parliament in 2015 and got his foot on …

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Tofu worse for the environment than meat, say farmers 

Meat is often derided as one of the most environmentally damaging foods to consume, but new research is leading some farmers to claim that tofu could actually be worse. This is despite studies showing that following a vegan diet …

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Queen Elizabeth's grandson and his wife to divorce

Peter Phillips, the grandson of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, and his Canadian wife are to divorce after 12 years of marriage, the couple announced today. Phillips, the eldest of the British monarch’s eight grandchildren, …

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ISIS claims responsibility for London terror attack

ISIS terror group (banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the terror knife attack in south London yesterday when two people were stabbed. The terror group did not provide evidence of how it was behind the attack but …

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UK lawmakers approve Brexit bill

The Brexit bill was approved by UK Parliament's upper chamber after the House of Lords abandoned attempts to amend it, leaving the UK on course to leave the European Union next week. The bill was approved after the House of …

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Empire names best films of 21st century

Empire magazine published the '100 Greatest Movies of the Century' list. George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road has been voted as the greatest movie of the century by critics and readers in a poll conducted by film magazine …

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