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Life, More features, 14 Sep 2017

Huge chunk of remote Shetland island goes on sale for £600k

The far northern tip of a remote Scottish island is up for sale after being uninhabited for almost 80 years.

14 Sep 2017 7:04 PM

Lovestruck Pakistani teens electrocuted by families for trying to elope

Teen lovers from Karachi killed after tribal judge ruled they were a ‘symbol of ‘dishonour’.

14 Sep 2017 5:41 PM

Man gets erectile dysfunction after being scratched by cat

Disease is caused by bacteria called Bartonella henselae found in the mouth and claws of cats.

14 Sep 2017 4:16 PM

Scientists say oldest tree species on Earth in peril

A new study's findings can be used to understand more complex forests with several types of trees harvested for timber.

14 Sep 2017 3:00 PM


Shared delusion lead two girls to stab and kill 12-year-old

Anissa Weier told investigators she and Morgan Geyser believed they had to kill or else Slender Man would kill them.

14 Sep 2017 1:33 PM

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory originally about black boy, says Dahl's wife

Liccy Dahl, the author's widow, revealed that a little black boy was the first Charlie Bucket.

14 Sep 2017 1:01 PM

No clowning about it, cinema turns funnymen into scary creatures for children

According to clowns, children are scared of them after watching the big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s novel.

14 Sep 2017 12:55 PM

Venezuela to promote eating rabbit meat amidst economic crisis

Head of government food program, Freddy Bernal says Venezuelans would have to get over their love of rabbits for the economic plan to work.

14 Sep 2017 11:35 AM

Tortoise species extinct since 1800s could be brought back

Chelonoidis elephantopus lived on Floreana Island and was captured by seamen for food during long journeys across the Pacific

14 Sep 2017 9:39 AM


Texting: Improper grammar, poorer writing skills

Texting has been an integral part of the adolescent’s life since phones became ubiquitous in the early 2000s.

14 Sep 2017 6:55 AM

Depicting the plight of the fourth pillar

While Indians are only waking up to the need of the hour, the threat to women journalists worldwide has been around for years.

14 Sep 2017 2:06 AM

The futuristic office goals

There’s no need to feel the Monday blues, as everyday is a fun day at work at these co-working spaces!

14 Sep 2017 2:06 AM

In the name of God

The Indian community in Australia is offended at Lord Ganesha being featured in an ad to promote consumption of lamb meat.

14 Sep 2017 1:12 AM

How to deal with materialism

It’s easy to fall into the trap of materialism as it provides momentary pleasure but it is important to seek real happiness.

14 Sep 2017 12:39 AM


Knock knock, it’s your doc!

Two doctors have taken the onus of bringing affordable healthcare services to the patients’ doorstep with the swipe of a finger.

14 Sep 2017 12:31 AM

No cause too small

While celebrities have been in the dock over their life and sartorial choices, questioning them on the causes they endorse is a no-go.

14 Sep 2017 12:05 AM