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Baby added to royal family look-alikes

To say there's interest in the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy would be an understatement. One renowned photographer has already gotten a behind-the-scenes look at the baby. It's so exclusive in fact – you might say she dreamed the whole thing up. Becky caught up with Alison Jackson to reveal all.

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Coastal change ‘risk’ to wildlife

Coastal species such as puffins and little terns could be “seriously affected” by climate change, the National Trust says.

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Messi, Balotelli meet the Pope

Pope Francis welcomed Lionel Messi and Mario Balotelli and a host of star footballers to the Vatican ahead of Wednesday’s match between Argentina and Italy at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico.

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UN Security Council to meet on Syria attack claims

UNITED NATIONS / JERUSALEM: The UN Security Council was to meet at 3:00 pm (1900 GMT) Wednesday over reports of a chemical weapons attack in Syria that allegedly killed hundreds, diplomats said. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s office said he was “shocked” by the reports of the attack and that UN inspectors in Syria to probe previous allegations were in discussions ...

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Australia Education Expo: Over a dozen major state varsities set up stalls for Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD:  The second day of the two-day Australia Education Expo at Serena Hotel on Thursday presented the twin cities’ students with an opportunity to discuss and explore their future higher education options. Over a dozen major Australian state universities had set up stalls for visitors detailing information on courses and scholarships offered, required language tests, visa processing procedures and career ...

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Hotly contested: Minor clashes between PTI, PML-N at Pindi’s PP-6

RAWALPINDI:  A clash between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activists erupted at a polling station in Rawalpindi’s PP-6 constituency, where both political parties were pitched in a close by-elections battle for the Punjab Assembly seat. The fight erupted between workers of the rival political parties outside the Government Primary School polling station in Dhoke Gangal. No injuries ...

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Milan hold PSV to boost qualifying hopes

Seven-time champions AC Milan take a decisive step towards qualifying for the group stages of this year’s European Champions League with a 1-1 draw at PSV Eindhoven Tuesday.

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Amid low turnout: Presiding officers sail smoothly

ISLAMABAD:  Presiding officers supervising the NA-48 by-elections seemed to have an easy day at the job on Thursday as voter response in the capital remained slow and peaceful throughout. The officers, who were granted powers of first class magistrates, said they did not feel the need to use their express authority as there were no worrying incidents involving polling agents ...

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Not-as-lively: ‘People seem to have given up’

ISLAMABAD:  Political parties and candidates failed to mobilise voters in the federal capital on Thursday as the city held a by-election for the first time ever. According to unofficial estimates, turnout in Islamabad’s NA-48, the National Assembly seat vacated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Javed Hashmi, hovered around 30 per cent — around half of the 59.5 per cent turnout ...

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Tiny island boasts golf legacy

Shane O’Donoghue explores how golf legend Harry Vardon helped the British island of Jersey develop a golf legacy.

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Serial killer movie they tried to ban

Few African films have created as much buzz recently as “Of Good Report,” a dark tale of a high school teacher who becomes obsessed with a 16-year-old female pupil.

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This time around, women not too enthusiastic

ISLAMABAD: In urban areas of Islamabad, the turnout of women voters was disappointingly low on Thursday, especially when compared to the serpentine lines outside polling stations during the general election held in May. On the day of the by-election, women chose not to make a fashion statement in sharp contrast to May 11, when women stepped out to cast their vote ...

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