Bus vaper’s e-cigarette explodes

A man told that he was not allowed to vape on a bus in Fresno, California, has suffered minor injuries after his electronic cigarette later exploded in his pocket. Bus vaper’s e-cigarette explodes

Fire engulfs 140 buildings in Niigata Prefecture, Japan

A fire whipped up by strong winds has burnt about 140 buildings in Niigata Prefecture on the Sea of Japan. Police said one person was taken to hospital after inhaling smoke. Fire engulfs 140 buildings in Niigata Prefecture, Japan

UK spread betters consider move overseas amid crackdown – CNBC

“I don’t see much point in (CMC relocating to Germany), it is a huge operation to move to another country and attempting to move 300 people would result in a huge amount of disruption,” Jonathan Goslin, associate director at Numis, told CNBC in a phone interview. “Currently, it appears more likely than not that these […]

Egypt delays UN resolution on Israel as Trump talks to President Sisi

Egypt delays UN resolution on Israel as Trump talks to President Sisi

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump’s strong support for Israel is reciprocated, as this placard in Tel Aviv showed in November Egypt has suddenly delayed a vote on its UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank as Donald Trump intervened in the debate. A US official told the BBC that it […]

Drone challenge: 2016’s top models get put to the test

Drones have emerged as one of the hottest sectors in tech. The BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones and the filmmaker Philip Bloom put four of 2016’s top models through their paces – not all of them survived in one piece. Drone challenge: 2016’s top models get put to the test

Melbourne Christmas Day ‘terror attack’ foiled, say Australia police

Melbourne Christmas Day ‘terror attack’ foiled, say Australia police

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Flinders St Station is arguably Melbourne’s most iconic location Australian police say they have foiled a “multi-mode” terror attack planned for Melbourne on Christmas Day. Five men are in custody after early-morning raids on Friday, Victoria Police chief Graham Ashton said. Mr Ashton said the threat involved “use of […]