An employee monitoring trading prices for Saudi Aramco stock on Wednesday. Photograph: Faisal Al Nasser/Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco shares surged after its initial public offering, valuing the oil producer at a record $1.88 trillion (€1.69 trillion) and lifting Saudi A(...)

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Seagulls love pepperoni Imagine the surprise of a hotel guest who came back to find his room full of seagulls and their droppings. Nick Burchill was(...)

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack is accused of accepting more than €1 million in return for covering up positive drug tests: His son, Papa Massata Diack,  is wanted by Interpol on charges of complicity in receiving bribes. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty

A company founded by a former senior figure at the IAAF, the governing body of world athletics, reportedly received two payments totalling $3.5 milli(...)

Some of the damage caused by the earthquake: Photograph: Reuters

Irish Lottery winners on a trip to San Francisco were woken by the biggest Californian earthquake in 25 years.Josephine Dunne and her husband Gerry f(...)