English voters are expected to use local government elections on Thursday to punish Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party over its failure to deliver Brexit, revealing a divided and dissatisfied electorate.
Amazon installed bulletproof panels at the Seattle office of its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos -- designed to withstand multiple shots from a military assault rifle, the media reported. According to a report in The Daily Beast on Tuesday, the bulletproof project to safeguard Bezos, who has a net worth of $120 billion (roughly Rs. 8,34,000 crores), cost Amazon $180,000 (roughly Rs. 1.2 crores). Amazon is hardly the first tech company to spend on the security of its CEO, Oracle and Facebook also spend millions.
A woman was shot dead and more than two dozen people were injured during May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.
The Saudi-led military coalition raided an air base adjoining Sanaa's airport, Saudi state TV said late on Wednesday.
The Loire Valley town of Amboise will kick off festivities marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death in style on Thursday, with the French and Italian presidents topping the bill.
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed into law a "sovereign internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's internet, a move decried by rights groups.
Just days before his official coronation, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.
Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency.