Mr Osborne will buy a new multi-billion pound arsenal of weapons including 42 new F35 jets
Queen Elizabeth warmly receives Justin Trudeau in Buckingham Palace
Miu was bought by his owner Tran Thi Nga in Nam Dimh, Vietnam 10 years ago as a normal sized kitchen but saw his weight balloon after he showed an astonishing ability for eating.
Newly-obtained footage reveals hundreds of metres of underground tunnels used by Islamic State militants to hide from coalition air strikes while nearby lies what is thought to be a Yazidi mass grave
Critics have wondered why the colleges are commemorating 'an era of history steeped in racism'
A recent suicide bombing in southern Syria shows the rivalry between Al Qaeda and ISIS is more than just a contest to see who can kill the most infidels -- the groups are using classic terror techniques on each other.
Thou shalt heed the wise advice offered here
When it comes to addressing climate change, former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty and current Premier Kathleen Wynne deserve credit for one significant thing.
Former hostage Matthew Schrier worries about a Canadian in his early 20s who converted to Islam in his late teens, a man he has never met.
Robocalls from illegal telemarketing operations are more than just annoying, they're often scams that bilk Canadians out of tens of millions of dollars every year. Consumer advocates say phone companies could use "spam filters for the phone" to prevent th
A lot of the talk around fighting climate change is focused on big business and the auto industry. But what about meat?
The livestock sector generates nearly 15 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, according to a 2013 report by the United
One of the biggest studies to examine how climate change became controversial points to the unified dialogue coming out of the hundreds of individuals and organizations funded by energy heavyweights Exxon Mobil Corp. and the Koch brothers.
Men are adding glitter to their beards just in time for the holidays!
Under new rules imposed by the local government, Muslim women will be banned from wearing the burqa in shops, restaurants or public buildings in the Italian speaking canton of Ticino.
The Anonymous group is trying to impede the terror group's social media activism by infiltrating its propaganda feeds and misdirecting followers to Astley's hit song in the age-old Rickroll prank.
A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.
Samra Kesinovic, 17, who fled Austria in April 2014 along with her friend Sabina Selimovic is believed to have been beaten to death by ISIS terrorists having tried to sneak out of Raqqa.
A wailing newborn baby was found with his umbilical cord attached inside a nativity scene at a Queens church, police say.
Channel 4's documentary about British female Islamic State supporters proves that our capital is no longer a byword for tolerance and diversity
The world’s biggest animal “cloning factory” is due to open in China, producing one million calves a year, sniffer dogs and even genetic copies of the family pet.
Blue Origin, the private space firm owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, has just dropped a huge gauntlet in the race to develop a reusable rocket. It just launched it...
Five people shot near Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis. Injured are hospitalized after gunfire erupts near Black Lives Matter camp.
Arab News, an English-language daily, is a leading source of commentaries and news on Saudi Arabia, sports, business, Islam, lifestyle and more.
The more Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s premiers talk about climate change — as they did Monday in Ottawa — the further away they drift from reality.
Read 'Harper’s contract extensions of political appointments criticized' from our blog Canada Politics on Yahoo News Canada. The former PM granted 49 contract extensions, an iPolitics review found — some of them long before they were due to expire, some o
Canadians' views on what to do about climate change vary from one region of the country to another, an important consideration as the premiers of Manitoba and Saskatchewan face re-election in five months' time.
Transport Canada has halted all operations of Amphibus-Lady Dive Inc., the Ottawa company that ran the Lady Duck. But amphibious tour boats elsewhere in the country are not affected by the Transport Canada decision.
Crimea is relying on emergency generators to meet its basic power needs after power lines were blown up, with pro-Ukraine activists preventing repairs
THE ADE 651 IS A SMALL, HANDHELD WAND with a plastic grip and a swiveling antenna, designed by a British company named ATSC for the ostensible purpose of finding hidden explosives. I saw one of these devices firsthand last year while driving up to a secur
Friends of Palestinian Ashraf Fayadh believe he is being punished for posting video showing religious police lashing a man in public
About 66% of Canadians make too little to qualify for the Liberal's proposed 'middle income' tax cut, while the country's top earners get stuck with a whopping hike to pay for it
Give us $15 million – or else.
Soldiers and military personnel at a Kingston, Ont. base are being asked to clear their barracks to make room for an early wave of Syrian refugees arriving in just over a week, CTV News has learned.
Throwing up trade barriers and charging Ontarians more for electricity could have economically devastating effects
A prosecutor Monday urged a jury to convict two men accused in a fatal attack on a Vancouver teen involving a samurai sword and a golf club.
In undercover footage of a meeting in London three ISIS supporters are heard glorifying jihadis and telling young Muslim women that Britain is waging war against them and they should join ISIS.
"Refugee movements are not the cause of terrorism," says Antonio Guterres, the outgoing UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli soldier at a West Bank gas station Monday before he was killed by security forces as part of a new wave of attacks on the eve of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to the region to try and calm two months o
The ‘Barefoot Bandit’ stole boats and planes while evading capture as a teen. Now his $1M restitution is being paid by a movie studio for the film rights
Sugar-sweetened drinks are blamed for rising rates of obesity and diabetes. One recent study even blamed sugary drinks for tens of thousands of premature deaths around the world every year. And it’s all happening under the indifferent nose of the B.C. tax
Charged with 15 offences including assault, forcible confinement, uttering threats to police, possession of weapons, and possession for the purpose of trafficking is Saleh Mohammed, 22, of Surrey.
Liu was the winning bidder for Amedeo Modigliani's "Reclining Nude" at a Christie's auction this month -- offering $170.4 million -- and when the sale closes he'll be putting it on his American Express card.
Exclusive: Having survived more than four years of civil war in Syria by keeping their faith secret, the Halabis escape with help of smugglers
It will be easier for the Liberals to run on their plan of deficits if they can credibly claim they inherited one from the Conservatives. They can't.
The latest issue of Dabiq, a magazine published by the Islamic State, is again calling for attacks on Canada.
The revelations come as it emerged that hate crime against Muslims in the UK has rocketed by 300 per cent in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, with women being the main targets.
Don’t worry. Be happy, is the dewey-eyed
message being sent by Ontario Health
Minister Eric Hoskins about bringing
10,000 Syrian refugees into Ontario.
Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle SA's supply chains.
Xiao Yun had been missing since 2005 and her family presumed she was dead.
But she had been living in different Internet cafes in a nearby city since she left her home in the eastern Chinese city of Hengdian at age 14 after a heated argument with her m
Shaida Bandali also sentenced to two years of probation after selling thousands of maternity patient records to RESP firms.
Most of Crimea's two million people have been hit by the power cut. There are also some water shortages.
Anti-Russian activists were blamed for the cut. Russian forces annexed Crimea in March 2014, during Ukraine's crisis.
Public transport is still
World powers, including arch foes, seem to have found some level of agreement on a Syria without Bashar al-Assad, Brian Stewart writes. A peace plan of sorts is coming together very quickly. Whether it works may take a while to determine.
A rare 'Blue Dragon' sea slug has gone viral after washing up on the shores of Queensland, Australia last week. Facebook user, Lucinda Fry, captured her experience of finding the rare creature above.
The bright blue creature, which goes by the scientif
A 10-year-old boy has died following a farming accident near Killam, Alta., Saturday after the forklift he was driving rolled on him.
The Canadian government's Syrian refugee plan will bring in women, children and families only, CBC News has learned. To deal with ongoing security concerns, unaccompanied men will not be part of the program.
The University of Montreal Carabins are heading back to the Vanier Cup for a second straight year with a 25-10 win over the Guelph Gryphons on Saturday afternoon.
Paris attacker welcomed ashore in Greece and given help and clothes by French volunteers
Whether France will ask for a NATO response to the attacks in Paris is an open question. But even if the alliance did invoke NATO's Article 5, Canada would have no obligation to take any military action.
A new study suggests that actually, the happiest partners are making love just once a week. ???
The ruling ends a legal fight that has spanned more than a decade, beginning when Alberta’s Gilles Caron received a traffic ticket in 2003
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he has assured his American counterpart that Canada’s plan to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees won’t come at the expense of proper security checks
Salah Abdeslam (pictured), 26, who has been on the run since last Friday's terror attacks in Paris, is said to have smoked, drank and flirted with men in gay bars in Brussels' trendy Saint Jacques quarter.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s role in the upcoming Zoolander 2 has come under fire for making a “cartoonish mockery” of “androgyne/trans/non-binary individuals”.
Scientists were carrying out tests on the city’s water supply after equipment used to guard against chemical products, including protective suits, was stolen from a Paris hospital.
Villagers are cashing in on the rare pieces of meteor that have sold for as much as $60 per gram
Because Islamic State is weaker in Iraq, I would suggest that international and indigenous troops try to defeat it there before taking the fight to within Syria, writes LORD WEST.
ISIS came under attack from two different rebel groups losing two towns which form part of a 61-mile stretch of land along the border Turkey hopes to make 'ISIS free'.
A documentary about the release of the new Eagles Of Death Metal album has been pulled from a film festival following the terrorist attack on the band's gig in Paris.
Canada’s financial intelligence unit reported 337 potential terrorism funding cases to law enforcement in 2014-2015, up from 234 a year earlier.
In a statement the secretive collective claims terrorists are planning to carry out as many as eight attacks both in the Western countries and the Middle East on Sunday
A B.C. man is getting ready to go back to his home country of Ghana where he will be crowned king of a 6,000 person tribe in the south of the country.
The wives and girlfriends of the Vancouver Canucks are forming a league of their own off the ice to spread holiday cheer and give back to B.C. families in need this season.
Daniel Sedin scored three times and added an assist, Henrik Sedin had a goal and four assists, and the Vancouver Canucks downed the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 on Saturday night.
THE Australian Army is removing the motto “In this sign conquer” from the 102-year-old hat badges of army chaplains because it is offensive to Muslims.
VANCOUVER — The parking meters in front of Pacific Central Station aren’t like any others in Vancouver, and the technology that makes them unique is also making some drivers confused and frustrated.
Two asylum seekers openly argued with a judge yesterday as they were accused of taking part in the gang rape of a schoolgirl.
B.C. is preparing for the arrival of especially high and potentially damaging waves -- known as 'king tides' – as the month comes to a close.
Nissar Hussain, from Bradford, suffered a broken kneecap, a fractured forearm and a concussion after being beaten with a pickaxe handle because of his faith on Tuesday.
Palestinian Authority president says he declined proposal -- which included near-total withdrawal from West Bank and relinquishing Israeli control of Jerusalem's Old City
One week after the devastating terror attacks in Paris a new Ipsos poll shows a majority of Canadians disagree with the Liberal government’s plan to resettle 25,000 refugees by the end of the year.
An extremist group led by former al-Qaeda commander Moktar Belmoktar, who has been linked to the 2008 abduction of two former Canadian diplomats, claimed responsibility for the attack on a Mali hotel that left at least 21 people dead.
America should reclaim its role as a beacon for those fleeing persecution and war
Interview with Dr. Peter Lin
Dozens of people have been arrested in the US and charged over plotting for ISIS. Some entered the US as refugees. Republicans are trying to stop the US accepting tens of thousands of Syrians.
A Vietnamese-Australian called Phuc Dat Bich has spoken of his anger after repeatedly being blocked by Facebook. The 23-year-old, whose name is actually pronounced Phoo Da Bic, has posted an image of his passport on the social media site af
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Alberta is not constitutionally obligated to enact and publish its laws in both French and English.
The last Conservative budget forecasted a $2.3-billion surplus for this year, but Finance Canada now says it's more likely 2015 will end with a $3-billion deficit — and that's before the Liberals' campaign promises are costed in. Watch Finance Minister Bi
Gunmen launch an attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel popular with expat workers in the centre of Mali's capital, Bamako, taking 170 people hostage.
EU nations signed a deal with Pakistan in 2009 allowing them to repatriate illegal immigrants and other nationalities who transited through Pakistan on their way to Europe.
EXCLUSIVE: A series of revealing new pictures of Hasna Ait Boulahcen have emerged in which the party-loving boozer who had no interest in religion or the Koran is seen relaxing.
Cable and satellite providers must provide skinny basic packages priced at $25 a month to every consumer by March 1, 2016, the CRTC says.
A 21-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., broke the world record Tuesday night in the beer mile — a race that combines running and drinking beer. Runners chug a beer then run a lap, for each of the four laps of a mile.
Hasbro is reaching out to a new demographic with a line of robot cats for seniors. The new "Joy for all" line is a series of robot pets (so far just cats) designed to "bring comfort, companionship and fun for your elder loved ones," without all the feedin
"What I actually worry about, is long-term psychological problems," says a Calgary animal health technician after a video of people spooking their kitties with cucumbers went viral.
A Saskatchewan family is glad to have their dog Flash back, after he was lost the night their house burned down. Recently, the Fritz's daughter wrote a letter to Santa asking for Flash to come home. The wish was granted.
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper have been voted the most valuable players in the American and National leagues, respectively, in 2015.
Roger Latondress was driving home to Watson Lake on a snowy evening this week when he sailed off the road and into the frigid Yukon River.
JNS.org – Eighteen percent of Muslim Arabs living in Israel do not consider the Islamic State terror group to be a terrorist organization and are not ashamed of its extremist Islamist ideology, according to the newly released 2015 Index of Arab-Jewish Rel
MANILA, Philippines ï¿½ Here we go again. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to be whisked away from an Asia-Pacific summit by police bodyguards on Thursday as hundreds of excited journalists and staff swarmed him for photos.
A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China, including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers say.
Certain sectors of Canada's economy are at risk of losing their competitive edge if provinces miscalculate their adoption of carbon taxes.
Public surveillance is growing by leaps and bounds, particularly in Europe, Neil Macdonald writes. It is being abetted not just by the "pitiless men with Kalishnikovs," but by a complicit entertainment media fuelled on whodunnits and the triumph over evil
A United Nations report says plastics labelled biodegradable rarely disintegrate in the ocean because they require industrial composters and prolonged exposure to high temperatures to break down.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, was killed in a police raid on Wednesday in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, a Paris prosecutors says.
Sixty drivers have been ticketed for hogging the left lane on B.C.’s highways since the rules changed in June.
A Vancouver-based diamond company has retrieved the world’s second largest gem-quality diamond from one of its mines in Botswana.
At the helm of the team since 1997, David Braley is now sorting through 19 potential buyers, with local offers being considered first
Rothmans Benson & Hedges Inc., one of Canada's largest tobacco companies, has introduced a new type of menthol cigarette that the Canadian Cancer Society worries could get more teens and young adults hooked on smoking.
The White House on Wednesday threatened a presidential veto of House Republican legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, calling new requirements in the bill "untenable."
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has formally committed to removing visa requirements for Mexican citizens entering Canada, a policy imposed by the Conservative government in 2009 to stem the flow of Mexicans seeking asylum here.
A century since Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on an ill-fated attempt to cross Antarctica by foot, another British man is attempting the same journey.
Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel beat out Toronto Blue Jays ace David Price for the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, while Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs topped Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw for the NL honour.
A three-on-three tournament featuring teams from the four divisions will replace the traditional game at the 2016 NHL all-star weekend in Nashville in late January. The official announcement of the new format is expected Wednesday night.
A B.C. paleontologist literally splits his pants after cracking open a rock in the province's southern Interior and finding a beautifully preserved giant fossil wasp - a new species.
A trapper who found a bald eagle in a snare trap brought the bird to the Moose Mountain R & R Wildlife Rehabilitation, just under a week ago. The animal is making remarkable recovery.
Mark Scheifele and Drew Stafford both scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets halted a six-game losing skid with a 4-1 victory over the visiting Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.
This October blew away previous records to become the hottest ever recorded, giving a boost to predictions that this year will be 'an all-time record-breaker' when it comes to the global temperature.
It's pretty clear that Alberta is moving away from coal. But how quickly? And who will pay?
Training Kurds risks undermining the very country Canada says it wants to defend while offering little prospect of defeating ISIS, Evan Dyer writes.
"When you add it all up, it comes up to about 14.5 percent of greenhouse gas comes from the animal agriculture sector," the "Avatar" director says. "That’s bigger than all transportation combined."
A man who was attempting to take a tour of the Parliament Buildings was arrested after officers found him with a concealed meat cleaver, CTV News has learned.
The hacktivist group Anonymous has declared war on ISIS after the Paris Attacks. And, they're already claiming some early success - thousands of Twitter accounts shut down. McMaster University cyber security expert Ken Owen explains what Anonymous can do
Scientists are homing in on a warning signal that arises in complex systems like ecological food webs, the brain and the Earth’s climate. Could it help prevent future catastrophes?
Inside huge balloons, energy in the form of compressed air waits until needed