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McDonald's sues Florence for 18m euros for blocking restaurant

McDonald's is suing Florence for €18m after it was blocked from opening a restaurant on one of the Italian city's most historic plazas. The fast-food giant had its plans for an outlet on the Piazza del Duomo rejected by Florence's mayor…
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Julian Assange likely has no idea who hacked the DNC. Says not the Russians

While Democrats took the stage in Philadelphia on Monday and attempted to reconcile differences between Bernie Sanders andHillary Clinton supporters, the internet remained largely focused on the content of more than 20,000 Democratic National…

Malawi arrests 'hyena' man who bragged about sex with children

(CNN)A Malawian man who bragged about having sex with underage girls to initiate them into womanhood has been arrested, authorities say. Eric Aniva sparked social media outrage last week when he told local and international media that…

Magic mushrooms 'promising' in depression

A hallucinogenic chemical in magic mushrooms shows promise for people with untreatable depression, a short study on just 12 people hints. Eight patients were no longer depressed after the "mystical and spiritual" experience induced by the…
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Pakistan explosion leaves many dead at Lahore park

An explosion in the Pakistani city of Lahore has killed at least 50 people and injured dozens more, officials say. The blast was in a large park in the south-west of the city, where many people had gathered late on Sunday. Police told…

United Kingdom Forbids Nestle's Nesquick Advertisement

The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Agency is cracking down on Nestle for encouraging poor nutritional habits in children. America may be known for its obesity epidemic, but the UK isn’t far behind. In fact, in 2013, 62.1% of adults…

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle - BBC News

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark. It was first predicted to exist in the 1960s but, much like the Higgs boson particle before it, the pentaquark eluded science…

E-cigarette ban in enclosed spaces in Wales pushes ahead - BBC News

People will be banned from using e-cigarettes in places like restaurants, pubs and at work in Wales, under new public health laws being unveiled. Source: E-cigarette ban in enclosed spaces in Wales pushes ahead - BBC News