A lion has escaped from an enclosure at a North Carolina wildlife non-profit and killed one person

A lion escaped from an enclosure and killed a worker at the Conservators Center, a wildlife non-profit in North Carolina. The lion was shot and killed after it attacked the worker in an enclosure that was being cleaned, Associated Press reports. Officials are withholding the name of the victim until the family is notified. A […]

A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

Jeff Bezos pictures Amazon as an inverted pyramid, in which he is the least important person at the bottom

Cliff Owen/AP A seasonal Amazon worker, who wrote an anonymous column in The Guardian, described the induction talk they were given on their first day. A manager took an image of an inverted pyramid, labelled the bottom “least important” and said that CEO Jeff Bezos thinks he belongs at this end of the diagram. Amazon’s […]

The person who is doing most to undermine the Reserve Bank of India

SOMETIME IN THE 1990s Jagdish Bhagwati, one of India’s most distinguished economists, encountered Swaminathan Gurumurthy, a financial commentator associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu-nationalist organisation. Mr Gurumurthy was making the case that globalisation, brought in by well-connected financiers, was destroying India. Mr Bhagwati came to a caustic conclusion. If RSS ideologues like […]

‘Mentally unstable’ person tries to breach into Russian embassy in Berlin to ‘request asylum’

Published time: 14 Nov, 2018 22:30 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2018 23:07 A person with apparent mental health issues, believed to be a citizen of Poland, has been detained as he tried to enter the premises of the Russian embassy in Germany to request asylum, the diplomatic mission in Berlin said. “According to preliminary data, […]