Avoiding sleepiness and practising skills - top excuses bikers give M'sian police for speeding

What excuses do bikers usually give Malaysian police when they're caught speeding? 

That they're working on their biking skills, or trying to avoid sleepiness. 

The excuses, however...

Oscar Pistorius may serve less than a year if he 'poses no trouble'

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp,​ but may serve less than a year of that sentence in jail.

Pistorius could spend only ten...

Australian with throat slashed found tied up in a plastic bag in Bali

An Australian man was found dead in Bali, tied up in a plastic bag in...

Girls drown in ‘forbidden’ swim at disused Johor mining pond

Two girls lost their lives after they sneaked out of their houses for a swim at a disused mining pond in Taman Nusa Damai, Pasir Gudang.​

The bodies of Nur Azdriana Nor Hassan, 11, and ...

World's glitterati pay tribute to the late Oscar de la Renta

One of the world's most sought-after fashion designers, Oscar de la Renta,​ has died at the age of 82.

Born in the Dominican Republic, he is described by the New York Times as the "doyen of...

Travel gear for globe-trotters: Will this DIY Ebola protection suit take off?

The latest Ebola virus scare is raising alarm bells from Africa to Spain and the US.

Global travellers are taking precautions, including this passenger at...

Monica Lewinsky steps back into public limelight and receives abuse on Twitter

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with then US president Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, returned to public life on Monday, giving her first speech in 13 years and...

A Surete du Quebec (SQ) officer investigates an overturned vehicle in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec October 20, 2014. Two Canadian soldiers were injured in a hit-and-run in the province of Quebec on Monday by a male driver who was later shot by police

Canada police kill ‘radicalized’ driver after he rams two soldiers

A Canadian man who was killed by police on Monday after trying to run over two soldiers in Quebec “had become radicaliz​ed,” the government said after the first such incident in Canada since the...

WATCH: How pandas say no when it's time to take medicine

How do pandas take medicine?

With a great deal of difficulty. And lots of effort from the zookeeper, it seems.

CCTV News posted an almost two-minute-long clip on YouTube on Oct 17,...

Indian Civil Aviation directorate probes SIA flight hit by turbulence

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of India has ...

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