Bottas roars home in Japan GP, Mercedes seal sixth constructors’ title

Valtteri Bottas roared to victory in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors’ championship and guaranteed themselves an unprecedented sixth consecutive title double. The Finn crossed the line 11.3 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel, whose pole-sitting Ferrari proved no match for Mercedes in race trim, leaving the German to fend off […]


Indonesian couple live in fear as parliament considers sex ban

TANGERANG, Indonesia — After 13 years of happily unmarried life that has brought them three children, one middle-aged Indonesian couple is worried. Their relationship is neither legal nor official and a controversial new penal code to be discussed in Indonesia’s parliament could make them criminals by banning consensual sex outside marriage. Although President Joko Widodo […]

TV & Movies

Who is Manpreet Sharma in Emmerdale and who plays her?

Emmerdale doctor Manpreet Sharma shocked fans last night when she rifled through her dead patient’s belongings in a ruthless and cold-hearted pursuit of valuables that could sort her and Rishi’s ongoing financial woes. But who is Manpreet Sharma and what do we know about the actress who plays her in the ITV soap? Who is […]