More than 5,000 turtles seized in luggage at airport

Malaysian authorities have arrested four men and seized more than 5,000 turtles from their luggage at Kuala Lumpur Airport. Officers found 5,255 baby red-ear slider turtles kept in small baskets in the luggage of two Indian nationals who flew in from China. Officials said the men had no permits for the turtles and told investigators that the […]

Why is the US racing to return to the Moon?

US Vice-President Mike Pence has ordered Nasa to return astronauts to the Moon within five years, with a woman first in line to set foot on the lunar surface. Referencing China’s recent successful robotic mission to the far side of the Moon, he said: ‘We’re in a space race today, just as we were in […]

Manchester United agree to sell Marouane Fellaini

Manchester United have reached an agreement for the sale of midfielder Marouane Fellaini to Shandong Luneng. The divisive midfielder is set to end his five-and-a-half-year stint at Old Trafford and head to China. Fellaini passed a medical and was given permission to discuss terms with Shandong, who have reached an agreement in principle with United. […]

Apple could slash iPhone prices to boost sales

Your next iPhone could cost you much less. Apple has signalled it is ready to slash prices in a bid to boost falling sales. The company’s latest set of financial results confirmed that iPhone revenues – which make up the bulk of its business – were 15% lower than a year ago. The iPhone maker […]

Spacecraft makes first landing on Moon’s far side

A Chinese spacecraft has made the first-ever landing on the far side of the Moon. The unmanned lunar explorer touched down on Thursday morning. It is carrying instruments to examine the region’s geology, as well as other experiments. Chinese state media called the landing ‘a major milestone in space exploration’. While past missions have been to […]