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Queen Elizabeth II: Eight of the monarch's most unroyal moments

Queen Elizabeth II will meet Donald Trump today for the first time. Her majesty is no stranger to hosting world leaders at formal events. As the longest-serving monarch in British history, the Queen was propelled onto the throne in 1953, aged just 25.  During her reign, she has witnessed 12 Prime Ministers, seven Archbishops of Canterbury, seven Popes […]

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Hypersonic, nuclear airplanes of the future

(CNN) — From blended wing airliners powered by nuclear fusion to a new generation of spacecraft designed to carry tourists to the moon, it’s hard not to be mesmerized by Oscar Viñals‘ boldly ambitious aircraft designs. The Barcelona-based designer’s futuristic concepts resemble something from a science fiction film. But the designer isn’t affiliated with NASA […]

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Red Cross calls for major overhaul of UK's 'damaging' immigration detention system

The British Red Cross has called for an overhaul of the UK’s immigration detention system. Conditions are such that detainees suffer mental health problems which sometimes lead to suicide attempts, according to the charity. Thousands of innocent asylum seekers – often fleeing war and torture – are detained each year and locked up indefinitely with no support, the charity warned. […]

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