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Top 10 world news: Swiss Court sentences UK’s Hinduja family; Kejriwal to stay in jail, and more

Top 10 world news: Swiss Court sentences UK’s Hinduja family; Kejriwal to stay in jail, and more

Four members of the Hinduja family were sentenced to up to four and a half years in prison after a Swiss court found that they had exploited domestic workers at their Geneva villa. The criminal court, however, acquitted the billionaire’s family members charged of illegal human trafficking of their servants, primarily illiterate Indians. In other...

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Rutte to become head of Nato after lone rival drops out

Rutte to become head of Nato after lone rival drops out

Mark Rutte, the outgoing Dutch prime minister, has clinched the race to become the next head of Nato at a pivotal time for the alliance, after his sole challenger Klaus Iohannis, the Romanian president, pulled out. The veteran politician, 57, is expected to be formally appointed by Nato’s 32 nations in the coming days and...

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5 Indian schools shortlisted for annual World’s Best School Prizes 2024 organized in UK, check list here

5 Indian schools shortlisted for annual World’s Best School Prizes 2024 organized in UK, check list here

Five inspirational Indian schools have been named in the top 10 shortlists across different categories for the annual World’s Best School Prizes, organised in the UK to celebrate schools worldwide for their enormous contribution to society’s progress. Among the 5 Indian schools shortlisted for World’s Best School Prizes 2024 is the Ryan International School, Vasant...

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‘Out of this world’ restaurant ranked among top 100 in UK

‘Out of this world’ restaurant ranked among top 100 in UK

Interlude in Leonardslee Gardens in Horsham came 83rd in the National Restaurant Awards’ Top 100 UK Best Restaurants list. A spokesman for the restaurant said: “The results are in and we placed at number 83 in the Top 100 UK Best Restaurants list. READ MORE: Library to be demolished and replaced with council flats “To be included on...

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Exclusive: Nato in talks to deploy more nuclear weapons

Exclusive: Nato in talks to deploy more nuclear weapons

He then came out in support of Kyiv over its request to use Western weapons on targets inside Russia. And now ahead of the next Nato summit, he has tabled proposals for the alliance to play a greater role in the West’s support for Ukraine. About 99 per cent of the weapons deliveries to Kyiv...

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Israel-Hamas war latest: IDF launches strikes in Lebanon after Hezbollah fires scores of rockets at Israel – amid fears of escalation

Israel-Hamas war latest: IDF launches strikes in Lebanon after Hezbollah fires scores of rockets at Israel – amid fears of escalation

Chaka Khan has released a statement calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after it was revealed that she had performed at a fundraiser organised by the Friends of the Israel Defence Forces (FIDF) in 2012. Khan is due to perform at Meltdown Festival at the Southbank Centre this weekend.  Collectives due to perform at...

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Four Tops singer sues hospital after being put in straitjacket

Four Tops singer sues hospital after being put in straitjacket

The lead singer in Motown group Four Tops has alleged a US hospital put him in a straitjacket because they did not believe he was a famous musician. Alexander Morris, 53, has filed a lawsuit against the Michigan hospital where he sought treatment for difficulty breathing and chest pain in April 2023. He claimed he...

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Imperial College overtakes Oxford and Cambridge in global university rankings

Imperial College overtakes Oxford and Cambridge in global university rankings

Imperial College London has overtaken the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in a prestigious global ranking system. ICL rose from sixth to second place, ending years of Oxbridge dominance at the top of the QS World University Rankings. Cambridge fell from second to fifth place while Oxford remains in third place in the global table...

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Oxford and Cambridge knocked off top of global university rankings for first time

Oxford and Cambridge knocked off top of global university rankings for first time

The QS World University Rankings, the most comprehensive of its kind featuring 1,500 universities, analyses a range of measures including academic reputation, employer reputation and faculty-student ratios. This year’s league table placed Oxford as second-best in the world for academic reputation behind Harvard University in the US, with Cambridge in third place. MIT, a science...

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Biden opposes Ukraine Nato membership as part of peace deal

Biden opposes Ukraine Nato membership as part of peace deal

Joe Biden has ruled out Ukraine joining Nato in the aftermath of a ceasefire with Russia in a major blow to Volodymyr Zelensky. Ahead of Nato’s annual summit on July 9, the US president said Ukraine would have to rely on supplies of Western weapons to ward off a second Russian offensive. Peace, he said,...

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