New Nokia smartphone sold out in a minute after release in China

The new Nokia 6 smartphone which went on sale in China at around $245 has sold within minutes. The exclusive retailer, JD.com, has seen an unprecedented […]

Vegan ‘fried chicken’ shop divides opinion in London

East London seems to be the number one destination for pop-up shops and novelty restaurants, but it may have reached peak-hipster after a vegan ‘chicken shop’ […]

Man loses 5th Amendment appeal after forced to unlock phone with fingerprint

The Fifth Amendment protects individuals from incriminating themselves, but a Minnesota court has ruled it does not apply when a suspect is ordered to provide a […]

Beijing ready to talk to resolve trade issues with Washington

The Chinese government is willing to work with the new US administration to promote the healthy development of commercial ties, said China’s Commerce Ministry spokesman Sun […]

Paul McCartney sues Sony to regain copyright to Beatles’ songs

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing hoping to recover the rights to some of his songs he wrote with John […]

Speech velocity and information in different languages

It’s an almost universal truth that any language you don’t understand sounds like it’s being spoken at 200 m.p.h. That, we tell ourselves, is simply because […]

A British man has been appointed the new caretaker of an Australian tropical island, a six-month position described as “the best job in the world”.

Ben Southall, 34, a charity fundraiser from Petersfield, Hampshire, emerged from a field of over 34,000 applicants. His new job requires Mr Southall to live and […]