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Gun which looks like an iPhone to be released in US

Police are on high alert as a foldable gun which looks like an iPhone is set to go on sale within weeks. The handgun – which has already had12,000 pre-orders – is disguised as a smartphone but can unfold into a deadly weapon at the press of a button. European …

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‘Mushfiq is fine, spoke to us’

Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been cleared of serious injury after being struck a sickening blow on the helmet during a Test match against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. In distressing scenes on day five of the first Test, Mushfiqur was hit on the back of …

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Brain activity `key in stress link to heart disease`

The effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack, a study in The Lancet suggests. In a study of 300 people, those with higher activity in the amygdala were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease – and sooner than others. …

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Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt bag the top honours

`Dangal` swept away three of the top four awards at the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017. Aamir Khan won the Best Actor (Male) Award for his role of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in `Dangal`. Alia Bhatt, who was nominated for two films – `Udta Punjab` and `Dear Zindagi`, picked up …

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Dia Mirza to star in Sanjay Dutt biopic

Actress-producer Dia Mirza has joined the cast of actor Sanjay Dutt`s biopic, being helmed by Rajkumar Hirani. Dia shared the news on Twitter, saying she is happy to be on board for the project. She posted: “The happiest place in the world is a Rajkumar Hirani film set. Sanjay Dutt …

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8 Men as Rich as Half the World: Oxfam

The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released on Monday. Presenting its findings on the …

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A snapshot of how busy the world’s biggest airports are

Thousands of airliners take off and land every day. Photographer Mike Kelley’s composite photographs show just how busy some of our biggest airports are. The new face of air travel At any moment of the day, nearly a million people around the world share one thing in common – they …

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US hacker sentenced over nude photos

A Pennsylvania court has sentenced a man to 18 months in jail for hacking into the accounts of celebrities and stealing nude photos and videos. Ryan Collins, 36, pleaded guilty to the charges in May. He had stolen the usernames and passwords of more than 600 people. Collins tricked his …

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