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Indonesia's debus fighters: tough as nails

Mulyadi pounds a nail into his nostril, leaving it embedded in his face, horrifying a group of slack-jawed spectators of debus, an Indonesian tradition...

Ikea bets big on India but keeps meatballs off the menu
Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of...
Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win against Red Sox

World

'You'll feel the world's WRATH' - Mike Pompeo's STARK warning to Iran over nuclear weapons

A STARK warning has been issued to Iran by the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, as he outlined the consequences if Tehran started to once again develop nuclear weapons.

Hawaii volcano WARNING: Dangerous air quality causes LIFE THREATENING conditions
Amit Shah’s tendentious speech in Jammu could spell an end to J&K’s special constitutional status
In letter to Piyush Goyal, Devendra Fadnavis asks Centre to direct all Maharashtra banks to fast-track crop loan disbursal

Business

'Shoppertainment': How department stores are becoming 'theatres of dreams'

As high street stores struggle, retailers are turning up the theatrics to tempt customers away from their digital devices “We are the controllers of the funfair, of the rabbit hole ... of the dreams,” cries an eccentrically costumed showman as a three-dimensional kaleidoscope whirls into life. The ride is one of the Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland-themed theatrical “experiences” designed to inject some pizzazz into the opening of Westgate Oxford, the £440m shopping centre that has replaced the city’s rundown 1970s scheme. Continue reading...

Philip Hammond hands Bank of England new powers
Third annual Party in the Park raises money for Complex PTSD
Q+A: Finance Minister Grant Robertson Interview

Politics

Too many GLCs created without approval of Parliament, state assemblies

Provided by Media Prima (Stock image for illustration purposes) Somewhere along the way, someone cut short these processes and set up companies without reference to Parliament or the state assemblies, which is why there are so many companies mired in loss ...

US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains
Searching for Burma's forgotten World War Two heroes
ISIS Moves Into Narco Terror With the ‘Jihadi Pill’ Captagon

Sport

Roger Federer: Borna Coric makes Halle Open final revelation that will worry world No 1

ROGER FEDERER has been warned that his Halle Open final opponent has “nothing to lose” because of the expectation on the world No 1 to win.

OILERS TODAY | 2018 Draft Recap
Fantasy projection for Kovalchuk with Kings in 2018-19
Clark among 14 NHL sons selected in Draft

Culture

If You're Part of a Book Club, You Know These 10 Moms

Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. For moms, book club can be a magical thing. It sounds like a legitimately adult, responsible form of socializing — who can argue with a group that encourages reading? — but as ...

Guests can win prizes, make crafts at Waterford Oaks waterpark's 'Make a Splash' events
PHOTO GALLERY: Crosby Festival of the Arts
Nashville Pride Festival Kicks Off

Technology

How Amazon and Netflix are changing comedy in India

These are external links and will open in a new window Standing on a stage facing an amused audience, Indian stand-up comic Kanan Gill recounts his experience of going for "handwriting analysis". "The guy looked at my handwriting and said, 'Sir, you are ...

Nokia 7 Plus now supports Google’s ARCore
OnePlus 6 vs Huawei P20 Pro: what would you sacrifice?
Here’s what could happen to Apple’s average selling prices in the next iPhone cycle

Health

Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

New measures also target junk food ads and aim to halve childhood obesity by 2030 in England.

In the closet with Sky presenter Kay Burley
Beat the heat with make-up that doesn’t melt, says our Beauty Editor
Royal Ascot 2018 best dressed: Day five sees Helen Mirren and Kelly Brook flaunt style

Celebrity

13 security breaches at toxic tab used to test Russian poison

THE chemical weapons lab investigating the Salisbury poisonings has had at least 13 big safety scares in recent years.

EIGHT heatwaves on the way for a suncream summer
Victoria Beckham will 'dress up as Posh Spice for Vogue interview'
There's Another Bieber and He's Going to Do Big Things

Science

Coral reefs ‘will be overwhelmed by rising oceans’

Study finds fragile marine ecosystems cannot grow fast enough to keep pace with sea levels Scientists have uncovered a new threat to the world’s endangered coral reefs. They have found that most are incapable of growing quickly enough to compensate for rising sea levels triggered by global warming. The study suggests that reefs – which are already suffering serious degradation because the world’s seas are warming and becoming more acidic – could also become overwhelmed by rising oceans. Continue reading...

Why do we see so many different things in Rorschach ink blots?
Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, says study
Is this Leonardo da Vinci's earliest surviving work? Self-portrait as Archangel Gabriel unveiled

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