How run the oil cartel?...The Secret of the Seven Sisters

by Source: Al Jazeera January 17 2016, 10:38 Business & Economy - Middle East - Iran - Iraq - Oil

On August 28, 1928, in the Scottish highlands, began the secret story of oil. Three men had an appointment at Achnacarry Castle - a Dutchman, an American...

David Cameron Refuses To Rule Out Withdrawing Benefits From UK Workers To Secure EU Deal

January 10 2016, 12:33

David Cameron has refused to rule out preventing British workers from claiming in-work benefits as a way to legally prevent European migrants from receiving...

Lemmy Kilmister Funeral: Dave Grohl Leads Tributes to Motorhead Frontman, At Funeral Streamed Online

January 10 2016, 11:58

Rock's biggest names lined up to pay tribute to Motorhead frontman Lemmy at a star-studded Hollywood funeral.A tearful Dave Grohl, Guns N' Roses guitarist...

Three Shadow Cabinet Ministers Hint They Will Quit If Jeremy Corbyn Ditches Support For Nuclear Weapons

January 10 2016, 11:57

Jeremy Corbyn risks losing at least three of his shadow cabinet ministers if he succeeds in changing Labour Party policy to advocate the scrapping of Britain's...

Sean Penn Met With 'El Chapo,' And It Apparently Led To His Arrest

January 10 2016, 11:33

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's secret interview with US actor Sean Penn helped authorities locate his whereabouts,...

Lynda Bellingham's Husband Michael Pattemore Speaks Of ‘Making Love To Her Ghost Spirit'

January 10 2016, 11:04

Lynda Bellingham’s husband Michael Pattemore has given a revealing interview, in which he speaking of “making love” to the star’s spirit. Lynda died following...

Jeremy Corbyn Should Not Have Fired Pat McFadden, Says Shadow Justice Secretary Lord Falconer

January 10 2016, 10:58

Jeremy Corbyn should not have fired Pat McFadden in last week's Labour reshuffle, the shadow justice secretary has said. Asked on the BBC's Andrew Marr...

David Cameron Will Try To Stay As Prime Minister If He Loses EU Referendum

January 10 2016, 10:16

David Cameron has said he will try to remain as prime minister even if he loses the upcoming European Union referendum. Speaking on the Andrew Marr programme...

Rob Lawrie, British Ex-Soldier, Faces Court For 'Moment Of Madness' Smuggling Refugee Girl Into Britain

January 10 2016, 10:11

A British former soldier who tried to smuggle a four-year-old Afghan girl into the UK says he is "preparing for the worst and hoping for the best" as he...

Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart Dead: Broadcasters Pay Tribute To Legendary DJ, Following His Death At The Age Of 74

January 10 2016, 10:08

Tributes have been paid to former DJ and 'Crackerjack' presenter Ed "Stewpot" Stewart, who has died aged 74.Presenter David Hamilton hailed his BBC colleague...

‘Emmerdale' Spoiler: ‘Coronation Street' Actor Jonathan Wrather To Play Pierce Harris

January 10 2016, 09:47

Jonathan Wrather is set to join the cast of ‘Emmerdale’, playing Tess's husband Pierce Harris. The actor will arrive on-screen in mid-February, and the...

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini Divorce: 'X Factor' Judge To Lodge Court Papers Following Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini Separation, Claim Multiple Reports

January 10 2016, 09:25

After weeks of rumours, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is set to file for divorce from her husband Jean-Bernard, according to multiple reports. The star hasn’t...

Donald Trump Could Be Banned From UK, Here Is A List Of People Who Already Are

January 10 2016, 04:21

Politicians will debate later this month whether or not Donald Trump should be banned from the UK after a petition garnered more than 560,000 signatures. The...

Jeremy Corbyn Claims Reshuffle Has Made Labour 'Stronger,' Despite Mounting Resignations

January 10 2016, 03:21

Jeremy Corbyn mounted a strident defence of last week’s reshuffle on Sunday, despite several high profile resignations from his top team. In an article...

Cologne New Year's Eve Attacks Spark PEGIDA Protest As Merkel Proposes Tightening Laws

January 9 2016, 21:18

Women’s rights activists and members of Germany’s far right demonstrated on the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest at the New Year's Eve sexual...

Mark Zuckerberg Draws Ire Of 'Anti-Vaxx' Conspiracy Theorists after Posting Picture Of His Daughter

January 9 2016, 19:50

Mark Zuckerberg drew the ire of conspiracy theorists on Saturday after the Facebook chief posted a picture of his daughter, Max, noting: “Doctor's visit...

Jeb Bush's Welfare Plan Eliminates Food Stamps, Housing Assistance Programs

January 8 2016, 11:17

MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Friday proposed an overhaul of the U.S. welfare system that would eliminate...

Man Arrested On Meth Charges Wears Ironic T-Shirt In Mug Shot

January 8 2016, 11:08

A Texas man was wearing an anti-drugs campaign T-shirt when he was arrested last weekend for alleged possession of methamphetamine.In his booking photograph,...

Senator Chris Murphy Hopes Obama's Moves On Guns Will Save Lives

January 8 2016, 11:01

So, that happened. President Barack Obama has kicked off 2016 by issuing a new set of executive actions intended to address gun violence. But it's an open...

CDC Director Calls It 'Shameful' This Curable Disease Still Kills Millions

January 8 2016, 11:01

For Dr. Tom Frieden, the fight against tuberculosis is personal.He dedicated years of his life combatting the spread of tuberculosis and its more dangerous...

Hillary Clinton Is Not Telling The Truth About Wall Street

January 8 2016, 11:01

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's campaign spent much of this week waging a dishonest attack on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his campaign's Wall Street...

Khloe Kardashian Slays On Our First Best-Dressed List Of 2016

January 8 2016, 11:01

We may only be a few days into 2016, but Hollywood is already dialing up the heat in the fashion department. At the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday...

How Kissing Boosts Your Health

January 8 2016, 11:01

In case you needed a perfectly good excuse to smooch the one you love, do it for your health. Seriously.Kissing boasts multiple wellness perks. Not only...

The 9 Hacks You Need If You're Just Learning How To Cook

January 8 2016, 11:01

Learning how to cook can be intimidating -- there's a lot to know and a whole lot you can mess up. But if you've resolved to put down those takeout menus...

We Found Kylie Jenner's Doppelganger On This Week's Best Beauty List

January 8 2016, 11:01

Slicked-back hair is a trend that we usually see during the summer, as it's an easy look to achieve after taking a dip in the pool. But the winter temps...

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