Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns. Their survival rates for cancers such as leukaemia are much lower than in younger children, says a report in the Lancet Oncology. The researchers suggest differences in tumours, delays in diagnosis and treatment and a lack of clinical […]

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Don’t download WhatsApp Gold – it’s a scam!

Smartphone users are being tricked into downloading a fake version of popular messaging service WhatsApp which infects their device with Malware. Messages are sent to users inboxes offering the ‘exclusive’ chance to download WhatsApp Gold which offers enhanced features ‘used by big celebrities’. Claimed features include video calling, being able to delete messages after they […]

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IS ‘destroyed helicopters’ at T4 base

New satellite imagery appears to reveal extensive damage to a strategically significant airbase in central Syria used by Russian forces after an attack by so-called Islamic State (IS). Four helicopters and 20 lorries were destroyed in a series of fires inside the T4 base last week, the images from intelligence company Stratfor suggest. The cause […]

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EgyptAir crash: Debris found from flight MS804

Debris from the missing EgyptAir flight has been found floating in the Mediterranean, Egyptian officials say. Flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew when it vanished early on Thursday. Egypt’s army spokesman said wreckage and passenger belongings had been found 290km (180 miles) from Alexandria. Greek Defence Minister […]

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EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo is feared to have crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after disappearing from radar overnight. The Airbus A320 went missing at 02:30 Cairo time (00:30 GMT), soon after leaving Greek airspace. There were 56 passengers – including three children – seven crew members and three security personnel on board […]

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Donald Trump urges Muslims ‘to turn people in’

The presumptive republican candidate in the US presidential election, Donald Trump, has called on Muslims to work with the police and “turn people in”. In an interview with the UK’s ITV, Mr Trump said he was not anti-Muslim, but “anti-terror”. He was reacting to remarks by UK Prime Minister David Cameron that he was “stupid, […]

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