‘Sickening’ act is downright dirty

A sickening foul act on Kiwis captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak soured what was otherwise a fabulous second Test match at Anfield on Monday morning (AEDT). First things first, England were the better team and thoroughly deserved their 20-14 victory over the Kiwis, after trailing 14-6 with less than 30 minutes to play. But England prop George […]

Yemen's Sprawling Crisis Is Not Just Another Dirty Little War

As the war in strategically located Yemen grinds on into its third year, there is no end in sight for a conflict that the U.N. is calling the worst humanitarian disaster in the world. Citizens of this small impoverished Gulf country pay an enormous price for the proxy war being fought on their soil between […]

Britain’s war on dirty money lacks oomph

WHEN Bill Browder investigated a $ 230m fraud perpetrated by Russian officials against his investment company, Hermitage, he uncovered a money trail that led to several financial centres, including London. At least $ 30m of the stolen money flowed into British banks. Much was moved through British shell companies with British nominee directors, one of […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Ashley Roberts BREAKS DOWN in tears after Dirty Dancing lift

Ashley Roberts’ latest routine on Strictly Come Dancing featured the infamous lift from the hit movie which sees Baby lifted into the air. Ashley had revealed she feared she would be unable to complete the lift in the VT which ran before her performance. However, she had nothing to worry about as she performed the […]

Indian minister praised for getting hands dirty as he clears drain blocked with muck in viral VIDEO

A minister in India has been hailed an “inspiration” after he cleared out the mucky contents of a drain as part of a government campaign to make the country cleaner. A video of Indian National Congress member Velu Narayanasamy has gone viral, showing the politician knuckling down to clear the muck out of a drain. […]

ING and Danske Bank are in the spotlight for their handling of dirty money

A LINGERIE trader, a building-materials supplier and two fruit-and-vegetable importers are all accused of laundering hundreds of millions of euros through their accounts with ING, a big Dutch bank, between 2010 and 2015. Its accounts were also used by a telecoms company, VimpelCom (now VEON), to pay $ 55m in bribes in order to operate […]

Archaeologists use ancient dirty dishes to reconstruct climate shifts

Enlarge / Artist’s reconstruction of the east and west mounds at Çatalhöyük. In the foreground, you can see the newer west mound, with the older east mound decaying in the background. (credit: Çatalhöyük Research Project) Around 8,200 years ago, melting glaciers poured fresh, cold water into the North Atlantic, causing the climate in Europe and […]