Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong barred from entering Thailand

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been barred from entering Thailand and deported. Mr Wong, who became the face of the 2014 Hong Kong street protests, had been hoping to speak to Thai students. But the 19-year-old was detained on arrival at Suvarnabhumi airport and then flown back to Hong Kong. He said there … Read more Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong barred from entering Thailand

Tiny machines win chemistry Nobel prize

The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world’s smallest machines. Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa will share the 8m kronor (£727,000) prize for the design and synthesis of machines on a molecular scale. They were named at a press conference in Sweden. The machines conceived … Read more Tiny machines win chemistry Nobel prize

Sinister face appears in eerie satellite image of Hurricane Matthew

As Hurricane Matthew barrels closer and closer towards Florida and the Carolinas, some East Coast residents are beginning to fear the worst-case scenario. Unfortunately for the superstitious among us, the Weather Channel’s Stu Ostro might have just provided a new reason to panic. On October 4, Ostro shared a rather foreboding satellite image of Hurricane … Read more Sinister face appears in eerie satellite image of Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew: Thousands displaced in Haiti

The most powerful Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade has left thousands of people displaced in Haiti, with rescuers struggling to reach the worst-hit areas. Hurricane Matthew is said to have devastated parts of the country, where at least two people have died. The storm has now moved off the north-eastern coast of Cuba towards … Read more Hurricane Matthew: Thousands displaced in Haiti