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Manhunt for gunman after three killed in business park shooting
Manhunt for gunman after three killed in business park shooting

Manhunt for gunman after three killed in business park shooting

A gunman has opened fire at a Maryland office park, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:56:07
Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor
Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

Two-time Olympic medallist McKayla Maroney has said she was molested for years by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:21:28
Dozens remain unaccounted for as California wildfires abate
Dozens remain unaccounted for as California wildfires abate

Dozens remain unaccounted for as California wildfires abate

About 60 people remain unaccounted for in the California counties of Napa and Sonoma more than a week after deadly wildfires started in the US state....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:48:05
North Korea: nuclear war could break out at any moment
North Korea: nuclear war could break out at any moment

North Korea: nuclear war could break out at any moment

North Korea's deputy UN ambassador has warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out at any moment"....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Police release CCTV footage of man suspected of sexually assaulting seven children
Police release CCTV footage of man suspected of sexually assaulting seven children

Police release CCTV footage of man suspected of sexually assaulting seven children

Nine females - three aged 11 - have been approached and sexually touched by an attacker in the last three months, police said....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:38:50
Disgraced American football coach denied new trial over child sex abuse charges
Disgraced American football coach denied new trial over child sex abuse charges

Disgraced American football coach denied new trial over child sex abuse charges

Disgraced former American football coach Jerry Sandusky lost a bid on Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:31:01
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weeps as he pays tribute to Tragically Hip singer
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weeps as he pays tribute to Tragically Hip singer

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weeps as he pays tribute to Tragically Hip singer

The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:25:19
Rio Olympic head Carlos Nuzman charged with corruption
Rio Olympic head Carlos Nuzman charged with corruption

Rio Olympic head Carlos Nuzman charged with corruption

The head of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been charged by Brazilian prosecutors with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and running a criminal organisation....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:03
Australian investment firm buys Leeds Bradford Airport for undisclosed sum
Australian investment firm buys Leeds Bradford Airport for undisclosed sum

Australian investment firm buys Leeds Bradford Airport for undisclosed sum

Australian investment management firm AMP Capital has snapped up Leeds Bradford Airport for an undisclosed sum....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:11:35
Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, dies after battle with cancer
Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, dies after battle with cancer

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, dies after battle with cancer

Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at 53 after...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:46:01
Weak pound pushes FTSE 100 close to record high
Weak pound pushes FTSE 100 close to record high

Weak pound pushes FTSE 100 close to record high

London’s top-flight index edged towards record territory on Wednesday as blue-chip stocks enjoyed a leg up from the weak pound....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:31:30
Petr Cech’s table-tennis reactions drill might leave you a bit dizzy
Petr Cech’s table-tennis reactions drill might leave you a bit dizzy

Petr Cech’s table-tennis reactions drill might leave you a bit dizzy

Petr Cech has enjoyed the best part of two decades in the professional goalkeeping business, but what exactly does such a career entail?...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:21:52
Second judge blocks Donald Trump's latest travel ban
Second judge blocks Donald Trump's latest travel ban

Second judge blocks Donald Trump's latest travel ban

A judge in Maryland has become the second federal judge to block the Trump administration's latest travel ban hours before it was set to take full effect....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:36:06
This guy FaceTimed his kitchen so he could keep watch over his pan
This guy FaceTimed his kitchen so he could keep watch over his pan

This guy FaceTimed his kitchen so he could keep watch over his pan

A Marine who wanted to make his dinner while not missing out on his favourite TV show came up with an ingenious hack to be in two places at once....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:25:03
Iranian leader urges Europe to defy 'mentally retarded' Trump over nuclear deal
Iranian leader urges Europe to defy 'mentally retarded' Trump over nuclear deal

Iranian leader urges Europe to defy 'mentally retarded' Trump over nuclear deal

Iran's supreme leader has described Donald Trump as "mentally retarded" as he urged Europe to do more to back the 2015 nuclear deal after the US president refused to re-certify the pact....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:21:30
Someone finally found this girl’s message in a bottle after 29 years at sea
Someone finally found this girl’s message in a bottle after 29 years at sea

Someone finally found this girl’s message in a bottle after 29 years at sea

A message in a bottle is being returned to its owner 29 years after she sent it out to sea as a child....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:46:35
Pakistan arrests cleric over murder of social media model
Pakistan arrests cleric over murder of social media model

Pakistan arrests cleric over murder of social media model

Pakistani police say they have arrested a Muslim cleric for alleged involvement in the murder of social media model Qandeel Baloch....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:41:11
Donald Trump accused of disrespect by family of soldier killed in Africa
Donald Trump accused of disrespect by family of soldier killed in Africa

Donald Trump accused of disrespect by family of soldier killed in Africa

The mother of a US Army sergeant killed in Niger has said Donald Trump showed "disrespect" to the soldier's loved ones as they drove to the airport to collect his body....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:16:06
Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down
Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down

Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down

Spain's prime minister has urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence, a day before a central government deadline that could significantly deepen the countr...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:01:07
Syrian Democratic Forces clearing Raqqa war remnants after ousting Islamic State
Syrian Democratic Forces clearing Raqqa war remnants after ousting Islamic State

Syrian Democratic Forces clearing Raqqa war remnants after ousting Islamic State

US-backed forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria are removing land mines and clearing main roads in Raqqa after their commanders declared the city was under their control, a spok...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:21:13
Shots fired as thousands join anti-bombing protest in Somali capital
Shots fired as thousands join anti-bombing protest in Somali capital

Shots fired as thousands join anti-bombing protest in Somali capital

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Somalia's capital in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack, as two people were arrested over Saturday's massive truck bom...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:06:12
Donald Trump tells grieving widow of US soldier 'he knew what he signed up for' minutes before she wept over coffin
Donald Trump tells grieving widow of US soldier 'he knew what he signed up for' minutes before she wept over coffin

Donald Trump tells grieving widow of US soldier 'he knew what he signed up for' minutes before she wept over coffin

Donald Trump told the widow of a US soldier killed in Niger “he knew what he signed up for” before she wept over his coffin, according to a congresswoman....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:48:34
North Korea defies US with pledge to launch many more satellites
North Korea defies US with pledge to launch many more satellites

North Korea defies US with pledge to launch many more satellites

North Korea plans to launch many more satellites, its deputy UN ambassador has said as he accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:41:10
Revolution Bars boss calls it a night after Stonegate hangover
Revolution Bars boss calls it a night after Stonegate hangover

Revolution Bars boss calls it a night after Stonegate hangover

The chief executive of Revolution Bars has quit the firm, just a day after an attempted takeover of the group collapsed....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:35:11
Donald Trump ‘tells pregnant widow of soldier he knew what he signed up for’
Donald Trump ‘tells pregnant widow of soldier he knew what he signed up for’

Donald Trump ‘tells pregnant widow of soldier he knew what he signed up for’

President Donald Trump has told the widow of a US army soldier killed in action “he knew what he signed up for” in a phone call to offer his condolences....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:33:42
Ivanka Trump claims to have had a punk phase but Twitter isn’t having it
Ivanka Trump claims to have had a punk phase but Twitter isn’t having it

Ivanka Trump claims to have had a punk phase but Twitter isn’t having it

Ivanka Trump has revealed details of her punk phase during the ’90s when she “dyed her hair blue” and listened to Nirvana....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:29:36
Portugal's interior minister resigns after scores killed by wildfires
Portugal's interior minister resigns after scores killed by wildfires

Portugal's interior minister resigns after scores killed by wildfires

The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services has resigned after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:11:04
BrewDog eyes £50 million fundraising for global expansion
BrewDog eyes £50 million fundraising for global expansion

BrewDog eyes £50 million fundraising for global expansion

BrewDog plans to raise up to £50 million to underpin a fresh expansion drive which will include the launch of a craft beer TV network....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:43:50
Swedish police station damaged in powerful explosion
Swedish police station damaged in powerful explosion

Swedish police station damaged in powerful explosion

A powerful explosion outside a police station in southern Sweden has caused significant damage to the building....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:31:02
Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations
Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was se...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:05:20
New weather warning issued as homes could be left without power until Saturday
New weather warning issued as homes could be left without power until Saturday

New weather warning issued as homes could be left without power until Saturday

'Storm Brian' could hamper efforts to restore power to 119,000 customers and water to 48,000, ESB revealed this morning....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:03:01
Rio Tinto and former bosses hit with US fraud charges
Rio Tinto and former bosses hit with US fraud charges

Rio Tinto and former bosses hit with US fraud charges

Mining giant Rio Tinto and two of its former top bosses have been charged with fraud in the US and the firm has been hit with a record UK fine for allegedly hiding losses by inflating the ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:54:06
Diplomats from Washington, Seoul and Tokyo discuss North Korea threat
Diplomats from Washington, Seoul and Tokyo discuss North Korea threat

Diplomats from Washington, Seoul and Tokyo discuss North Korea threat

Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss policy responses to North Korea's accelerating efforts to expand its nuclear weapons programme....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:31:03
Reckitt slashes sales outlook further after cyber attack hit
Reckitt slashes sales outlook further after cyber attack hit

Reckitt slashes sales outlook further after cyber attack hit

Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has warned over sales for the second time in three months as it grapples with “challenging” markets and the ongoing impact of a recent cyber attack....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:02:13
Neo-Nazi leader quits movement, calls racism 'rubbish', and reveals he is gay with Jewish heritage
Neo-Nazi leader quits movement, calls racism 'rubbish', and reveals he is gay with Jewish heritage

Neo-Nazi leader quits movement, calls racism 'rubbish', and reveals he is gay with Jewish heritage

A prominent neo-Nazi and former organiser of the National Front has given up his far-right views as well as revealed he is gay and has Jewish heritage....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:49
Foxtons revenues fall amid challenging London market
Foxtons revenues fall amid challenging London market

Foxtons revenues fall amid challenging London market

Revenues at Foxtons slid again in the third quarter as the London-focused estate agent continues to feel the impact of a slowing property market in the capital....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:50:21
Women charged with trying to rob banks while dressed as nuns
Women charged with trying to rob banks while dressed as nuns

Women charged with trying to rob banks while dressed as nuns

Two women have been charged in the US with trying to rob a bank while dressed as nuns....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:42:23
Difficult to guarantee fair presidential vote, says Kenyan election commission
Difficult to guarantee fair presidential vote, says Kenyan election commission

Difficult to guarantee fair presidential vote, says Kenyan election commission

It is "difficult to guarantee a free, fair and credible election" in Kenya's fresh presidential vote just eight days away despite "full technical preparedness", the head of the election co...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:41:05
Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board
Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said yesterday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decade...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:38:50
Flybe hits turbulence as it issues profit warning
Flybe hits turbulence as it issues profit warning

Flybe hits turbulence as it issues profit warning

Regional airline Flybe has warned over profits after incurring higher-than-expected aircraft maintenance costs....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:31:15
'Emperor' Xi's power goes on parade at China's big think-in
'Emperor' Xi's power goes on parade at China's big think-in

'Emperor' Xi's power goes on parade at China's big think-in

Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, is set to cement his position as Beijing’s strongest leader since Mao Tse-tung at the ruling Communist Party’s congress which begins today....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:58:02
Millions of workers do not pay into workplace pension, says watchdog chief
Millions of workers do not pay into workplace pension, says watchdog chief

Millions of workers do not pay into workplace pension, says watchdog chief

A third of workers are not saving towards their retirement, according to Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:33:25
Burma army 'killed at least hundreds of Rohingya' - Amnesty International report
Burma army 'killed at least hundreds of Rohingya' - Amnesty International report

Burma army 'killed at least hundreds of Rohingya' - Amnesty International report

Burma security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International has said in a new report....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:16:08
Chinese president urges stronger stand against 'grim' challenges
Chinese president urges stronger stand against 'grim' challenges

Chinese president urges stronger stand against 'grim' challenges

Chinese president Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development, to better address "grim" challenges facing the c...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:16:02
Dozens remain unaccounted for as California wildfires abate
Dozens remain unaccounted for as California wildfires abate

Dozens remain unaccounted for as California wildfires abate

About 60 people remain unaccounted for in the California counties of Napa and Sonoma more than a week after deadly wildfires started in the US state....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:06:06
Impeachment was designed by the Founding Fathers to guard against presidents acting exactly like Trump
Impeachment was designed by the Founding Fathers to guard against presidents acting exactly like Trump

Impeachment was designed by the Founding Fathers to guard against presidents acting exactly like Trump

Their writings and debates surrounding the creation of the US constitution make clear that the framers feared a certain kind of character coming to power and usurping the republican ideal ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
'President is a political genius' - Scaramucci
'President is a political genius' - Scaramucci

'President is a political genius' - Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci, Donald Trump's former communications director, believes the US president is a "political genius" who used Twitter to win the election....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Catalonia refuses Madrid's demands as deadline looms
Catalonia refuses Madrid's demands as deadline looms

Catalonia refuses Madrid's demands as deadline looms

Catalonia refused yesterday to bow to the Spanish government's demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political collision course with Madrid later ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
‘Terrorists now able to hatch attacks in just days’
‘Terrorists now able to hatch attacks in just days’

‘Terrorists now able to hatch attacks in just days’

Terrorist attacks cannot be completely prevented in a free society, the head of MI5 has said, as he warned a new pace of plotting and online technology meant attacks were being hatched in ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Militias backed by US defeat Isil in last Syria stronghold
Militias backed by US defeat Isil in last Syria stronghold

Militias backed by US defeat Isil in last Syria stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Isil in its capital Raqqa yesterday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Two security officers fired over United Airlines incident which saw passenger (69) dragged off plane
Two security officers fired over United Airlines incident which saw passenger (69) dragged off plane

Two security officers fired over United Airlines incident which saw passenger (69) dragged off plane

Two security officers involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat have been fired, the Chicago Department of Av...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:45:05
Chicago fires two officers in United Airlines passenger removal case
Chicago fires two officers in United Airlines passenger removal case

Chicago fires two officers in United Airlines passenger removal case

Two security officers involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat have been fired, the Chicago Department of Av...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:46:08
Watch: Hugo Lloris makes an early entry for save of the season
Watch: Hugo Lloris makes an early entry for save of the season

Watch: Hugo Lloris makes an early entry for save of the season

Tottenham managed to grab a point at Champions League holders Real Madrid and if there’s one man fans need to thank it’s Hugo Lloris....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:11:33
Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona to protest at jailing of separatist leaders
Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona to protest at jailing of separatist leaders

Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona to protest at jailing of separatist leaders

Catalonia refused on Tuesday to bow to the Spanish government's demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political collision course with Madrid later...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:44:41
5 incredibly surprising stories of success
5 incredibly surprising stories of success

5 incredibly surprising stories of success

Have you ever given something a go with no real belief it will come off, but it’s worked?...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:09:06
Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Donald Trump's travel ban
Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Donald Trump's travel ban

Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Donald Trump's travel ban

A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:01:04
Couple caught on CCTV having sex in pizza shop spared jail but must sleep apart for six months
Couple caught on CCTV having sex in pizza shop spared jail but must sleep apart for six months

Couple caught on CCTV having sex in pizza shop spared jail but must sleep apart for six months

A couple who had sex in a pizza delivery shop as staff worked on the other side of the counter have been spared jail but told they must sleep apart for almost six months....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:44:17
Harvey Weinstein resigns from The Weinstein Company board - report
Harvey Weinstein resigns from The Weinstein Company board - report

Harvey Weinstein resigns from The Weinstein Company board - report

Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assault...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:15:38
Mark Carney signals rate hike in ‘coming months’ and urges Brexit transition deal
Mark Carney signals rate hike in ‘coming months’ and urges Brexit transition deal

Mark Carney signals rate hike in ‘coming months’ and urges Brexit transition deal

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said a transition agreement for EU withdrawal is in “everyone’s interest” and reiterated it may be “appropriate” to hike interest rates as Brexit-f...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:24:17
Three die in Togo clashes following arrest of religious leader
Three die in Togo clashes following arrest of religious leader

Three die in Togo clashes following arrest of religious leader

Three people, including two soldiers, have been killed in clashes in Togo after the arrest on Monday evening of a religious leader close to an opposition politician....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:31:22
Shocking footage: Race car crash leads to fight and arrests 
Shocking footage: Race car crash leads to fight and arrests 

Shocking footage: Race car crash leads to fight and arrests 

A race in Indiana descended into chaos after a collision between two drivers led to unsightly scenes on the track....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:26:24
Chihuahua's ex-governor accused of taking cows intended for Mexican farmers
Chihuahua's ex-governor accused of taking cows intended for Mexican farmers

Chihuahua's ex-governor accused of taking cows intended for Mexican farmers

Most of a shipment of New Zealand cows destined for small ranchers in Mexico's Chihuahua state instead wound up on the ranch of the then-governor, an anti-corruption group has claimed....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:25
In praise of street football
In praise of street football

In praise of street football

Street football has long been a defining memory in the careers of many an amateur footballer, but all that seemed to come into question in Gloucestershire....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:09:18
Aid workers forced to limit rations in war-torn Central African Republic
Aid workers forced to limit rations in war-torn Central African Republic

Aid workers forced to limit rations in war-torn Central African Republic

Aid workers have had to cut rations in half across the Central African Republic because of underfunding, the United Nations has warned....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:01:10
Sterling drifts lower as traders question prospect of interest rate hike
Sterling drifts lower as traders question prospect of interest rate hike

Sterling drifts lower as traders question prospect of interest rate hike

Sterling rolled back against the US dollar on Tuesday as currency traders mulled the prospect of interest rates being kept on hold next month....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:48:17
Iraq national forces make further gains as Kurds withdraw from Sinjar
Iraq national forces make further gains as Kurds withdraw from Sinjar

Iraq national forces make further gains as Kurds withdraw from Sinjar

Kurdish forces lost more territory in Iraq on Tuesday, withdrawing from the town of Sinjar a day after Iraqi forces pushed them out of the disputed city of Kirkuk....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:56:30
Turkish president asks EU to clarify if country is wanted as a member
Turkish president asks EU to clarify if country is wanted as a member

Turkish president asks EU to clarify if country is wanted as a member

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged European Union leaders to simply say whether they want to accept Turkey as a member or not....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:56:25
Scaramucci Post apologises for Twitter poll asking: ‘How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?’
Scaramucci Post apologises for Twitter poll asking: ‘How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?’

Scaramucci Post apologises for Twitter poll asking: ‘How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?’

A Twitter poll about the Holocaust has seen a backlash directed at the new media venture started by former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:30:52
Disintegrating unmanned Russian spaceship 'beautiful to see'
Disintegrating unmanned Russian spaceship 'beautiful to see'

Disintegrating unmanned Russian spaceship 'beautiful to see'

A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth's atmosphere and scattering in ...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:26:14
Woman becomes a princess after marrying Ethiopian prince she met in nightclub
Woman becomes a princess after marrying Ethiopian prince she met in nightclub

Woman becomes a princess after marrying Ethiopian prince she met in nightclub

Fairytales are not known for beginning in a Washington DC nightclub, but for one American woman it was where she met the Ethiopian prince who would go on to become her husband....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:09:03
Malta seeking outside help in bid to trace journalist's car bomb killer
Malta seeking outside help in bid to trace journalist's car bomb killer

Malta seeking outside help in bid to trace journalist's car bomb killer

Malta has appealed to the FBI and to European forensic experts to help investigate the car bomb death of the country's leading investigative journalist....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:56:21
This guy really didn’t want any fuss for his funeral
This guy really didn’t want any fuss for his funeral

This guy really didn’t want any fuss for his funeral

A death notice has attracted a mass of attention online because of a single line instruction for possible mourners....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:30:49
Taliban attacks kill at least 71 in series of attacks across Afghanistan
Taliban attacks kill at least 71 in series of attacks across Afghanistan

Taliban attacks kill at least 71 in series of attacks across Afghanistan

The Taliban have killed at least 71 people in attacks in Afghanistan's Ghazni and Paktia provinces, the country's deputy interior minister has said....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:29:40
Regulator agrees to MPs’ demands for legal scrutiny of RBS report
Regulator agrees to MPs’ demands for legal scrutiny of RBS report

Regulator agrees to MPs’ demands for legal scrutiny of RBS report

The City watchdog has bowed to pressure from MPs for independent legal scrutiny of a controversial report into mistreatment of small businesses at Royal Bank of Scotland....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:25:09
Woman trades rare packet of McDonald's 'Rick and Morty' Szechuan sauce for a car
Woman trades rare packet of McDonald's 'Rick and Morty' Szechuan sauce for a car

Woman trades rare packet of McDonald's 'Rick and Morty' Szechuan sauce for a car

A woman in the US has given a new meaning to the term fast food after trading a pot of McDonald’s sauce for a car....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:24:28
Spain's top court rules Catalonia independence vote to be unconstitutional
Spain's top court rules Catalonia independence vote to be unconstitutional

Spain's top court rules Catalonia independence vote to be unconstitutional

Spain's top court has officially ruled that Catalonia's disputed independence referendum was illegal because a regional law that backed it was against Spain's constitution....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:11:58
Bring it on! Republic and Northern Ireland fans react to the World Cup play-off draw
Bring it on! Republic and Northern Ireland fans react to the World Cup play-off draw

Bring it on! Republic and Northern Ireland fans react to the World Cup play-off draw

The general consensus is that the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could not have hoped for much better in the 2018 World Cup play-off draw....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:11:17
Trump sparks anger with claim predecessors shunned military families
Trump sparks anger with claim predecessors shunned military families

Trump sparks anger with claim predecessors shunned military families

President Donald Trump's suggestion that his predecessors failed to meet families of military personnel killed in war has brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed the grieving ...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:57:06
Bill Clinton: Impact of Brexit result only now dawning on voters
Bill Clinton: Impact of Brexit result only now dawning on voters

Bill Clinton: Impact of Brexit result only now dawning on voters

Bill Clinton has warned that some Brexit voters may only now be realising the impact of their decision....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:56:05
Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa after four-month battle
Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa after four-month battle

Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa after four-month battle

U.S.-backed militias said they had defeated Islamic State in its former capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising their flags over the jihadist group's last footholds in the city after a four-mont...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:52:30
What a hoot! Owl mascot accused of bias for backing cheerleaders' anthem protest
What a hoot! Owl mascot accused of bias for backing cheerleaders' anthem protest

What a hoot! Owl mascot accused of bias for backing cheerleaders' anthem protest

Scrappy the Owl, the mascot at a university where five cheerleaders have been kneeling during the US national anthem, had no business leading students in a march through campus to support ...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:41:24
Ex-footballer George Weah and vice-president to contest Liberia's presidency
Ex-footballer George Weah and vice-president to contest Liberia's presidency

Ex-footballer George Weah and vice-president to contest Liberia's presidency

Former footballer George Weah will face vice-president Joseph Boakai in the run-off election for Liberia's presidency on November 7....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:21:10
Donald Trump provokes anger with claim predecessors shunned military families
Donald Trump provokes anger with claim predecessors shunned military families

Donald Trump provokes anger with claim predecessors shunned military families

President Donald Trump's suggestion that his predecessors failed to meet families of military personnel killed in war has brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed the grieving ...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:46:17
Amsterdam museum director quits after 'conflict of interest' claims
Amsterdam museum director quits after 'conflict of interest' claims

Amsterdam museum director quits after 'conflict of interest' claims

The director of Amsterdam's renowned Stedelijk Museum has quit amid media reports that she engaged in work that could have created a conflict of interests....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:31:11
Amnesty International officials among 11 facing Turkey 'terror' trial
Amnesty International officials among 11 facing Turkey 'terror' trial

Amnesty International officials among 11 facing Turkey 'terror' trial

Eleven human rights activists, including two local heads of Amnesty International, who were charged with links to terror groups will go on trial in Turkey on October 25....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:06:01
Four Seasons in debt for equity swap as part of restructure
Four Seasons in debt for equity swap as part of restructure

Four Seasons in debt for equity swap as part of restructure

Four Seasons, Britain’s second biggest care homes operator, has put forward proposals for a partial debt for equity swap as part of a major restructure aimed at putting the group on a secu...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:04:15
Inflation jumps to five-year high, boosting chances of interest rate hike
Inflation jumps to five-year high, boosting chances of interest rate hike

Inflation jumps to five-year high, boosting chances of interest rate hike

Inflation surged to its highest level for more than five years last month, increasing the financial pressure on households and boosting the prospect of an interest rate hike....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:59:52
Carney says inflation set to surge further amid hard Brexit warnings
Carney says inflation set to surge further amid hard Brexit warnings

Carney says inflation set to surge further amid hard Brexit warnings

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said a transition agreement for EU withdrawal is in “everyone’s interest” and reiterated it may be “appropriate” to hike interest rates as Brexit-f...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:56:14
No plans to change one-party system at China Communist Party congress
No plans to change one-party system at China Communist Party congress

No plans to change one-party system at China Communist Party congress

Chinese president Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:51:23
Pilot dies in military jet crash at base near Madrid
Pilot dies in military jet crash at base near Madrid

Pilot dies in military jet crash at base near Madrid

A pilot has died in a military jet crash at an air base outside Madrid, Spain's defence ministry has said....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:21:10
Angela Merkel's party urged to hand over Germany's purse strings
Angela Merkel's party urged to hand over Germany's purse strings

Angela Merkel's party urged to hand over Germany's purse strings

A key potential ally in Germany's next government is insisting Chancellor Angela Merkel's party should not keep the finance ministry because that gives her too much power....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:11:29
74 killed in Afghanistan's 'biggest terrorist attack this year'
74 killed in Afghanistan's 'biggest terrorist attack this year'

74 killed in Afghanistan's 'biggest terrorist attack this year'

The Taliban have unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country's south, east and west, and killin...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:01:07
The sister of a soldier killed in the Iraq War has some very strong words for Donald Trump
The sister of a soldier killed in the Iraq War has some very strong words for Donald Trump

The sister of a soldier killed in the Iraq War has some very strong words for Donald Trump

Donald Trump has been called out for making false claims about his predecessors in the White House....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:43:43
State pension to rise by 3% but benefit claimants and businesses suffer
State pension to rise by 3% but benefit claimants and businesses suffer

State pension to rise by 3% but benefit claimants and businesses suffer

British pensioners have emerged as the winners from September’s inflation figures while households, benefit claimants and businesses face a financial squeeze....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:32:34
'Caliphate capital' Raqqa 'liberated' from grip of Islamic State militants
'Caliphate capital' Raqqa 'liberated' from grip of Islamic State militants

'Caliphate capital' Raqqa 'liberated' from grip of Islamic State militants

The Syrian city of Raqqa has been liberated from Islamic State militants, a senior commander for a US-backed force has said....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:26:15
Thousands more Rohingya cross border into Bangladesh
Thousands more Rohingya cross border into Bangladesh

Thousands more Rohingya cross border into Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya are continuing to flee violence and persecution in Burma and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcro...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:26:13
Girls aged 11 and 12 found safe and well after massive search operation
Girls aged 11 and 12 found safe and well after massive search operation

Girls aged 11 and 12 found safe and well after massive search operation

Two young girls, aged 1 and 12, who went missing in Hull, in the UK have been located safe and well....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:26:06
Australia's government accused of abandoning renewable energy commitments
Australia's government accused of abandoning renewable energy commitments

Australia's government accused of abandoning renewable energy commitments

The Australian government on Tuesday rejected a plan to generate 42% of the country's power from wind and solar energy, in a setback for compliance with climate change commitments....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:21:11
Chechnya's 'gay purge' victim speaks out over torture ordeal
Chechnya's 'gay purge' victim speaks out over torture ordeal

Chechnya's 'gay purge' victim speaks out over torture ordeal

He had arrived in Chechnya on business in 2015. A small-scale entrepreneur from Omsk, Siberia, and openly gay, Mr Maxim Lapunov had little idea of what lay ahead....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:28:46
Sports Direct jokes and fan reaction as Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale … again
Sports Direct jokes and fan reaction as Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale … again

Sports Direct jokes and fan reaction as Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale … again

Football fans have reacted to the news that Mike Ashley has put Newcastle United up for sale with a mixture of joy and jokes....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:27:54
 
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