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Assange loses new bid to cancel English arrest warrant

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday lost his legal battle to overturn an English arrest warrant against him, and with it his hopes of freely leaving Ecuador's London embassy, where he has been holed up since 2012. At…

Meet the new last word in English: zyzzyva

LONDON: Eating a tasty meal with chana dal or doenjang washed down with a gin daisy could well foster a nice feeling of hygge. Just hope you don't find any zyzzyva on your plate. If you need to look up any of those words, the unofficial…

English home ownership falls to 30-year low

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: The widely-held English dream of buying your own home is under threat as rising costs have pushed ownership to the lowest level for 30 years, a new study revealed on Tuesday.

Men of letters: Thais master Scrabble without English

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Komol Panyasophonlert struggles to string an English sentence together, but the 31-year-old Thai computer programmer is still hoping to be crowned champion of the wordsmith's favourite boardgame, Scrabble, this week.