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New footage of fatal police shooting as cop sacked

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 16:51
New footage from a US policeman's bodycam gives the clearest picture yet of the moments leading up to his fatal shooting of a black man two years ago.

Russian accused of hacking LinkedIn extradited to US

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 16:02
A Russian man accused of hacking three Silicon Valley firms has been extradited to the US after being arrested in the Czech Republic.

World Cup-linked oligarch held over 'corruption'

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 15:41
A Russian oligarch who is one of the country's richest men has been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement.

Militia attacks children with machetes in Congo

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 15:38
It's difficult to imagine the circumstances in which a man could hack a two-year-old's face with a machete or what would drive him to do it.

Taj Mahal imposes new time limit for visitors

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 13:08
The Indian Government is limiting the amount of time visitors can spend at the Taj Mahal to three hours from Sunday, the first time such a restriction has been introduced at the famous site. 

Malala visits hometown: I've never been so happy

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 08:40
Malala Yousafzai says she has "never been so happy" as she visited her childhood home in Pakistan's Swat Valley for the first time since she was shot by the Taliban six years ago.

Tearful Warner apologises for ball-tampering

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 02:17
Australian cricketer David Warner has tearfully apologised for his role in the recent ball-tampering scandal.

Chinese say space lab fall 'nothing to worry about'

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 23:46
A piece of Chinese spacecraft is due to plunge to Earth sometime between Saturday night and Sunday evening, the European Space Agency has said.

Russia expels more Britons and claims plane is searched

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 21:49
Russia has told the UK it must send home "just over 50" more of its diplomats in a tit-for-tat row following the nerve agent attack.

Russia: London plane search is 'latest provocation'

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 21:49
Russia claims UK authorities searched one of their planes at a London airport in what they called the "latest provocation".

Pippa Middleton's father-in-law 'in rape inquiry'

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 19:54
Pippa Middleton's father-in-law has been placed under formal investigation by French police over a suspected rape of a minor, reports say.

IS 'Beatles' pair hit out at losing UK citizenship

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:45
Two men accused of being members of the "Beatles" IS group say revoking their UK citizenship denies them a fair trial.

British soldier killed by explosive device in Syria

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:04
A British soldier has been killed in Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.

UN calls for investigation in Gaza clashes

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:09
The United Nations has called for "an independent and transparent investigation" into clashes in Gaza that have killed at least 16 people.

Seven dead in clashes during march in Gaza

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:09
Seven people are dead and dozens injured after violent clashes broke out between soldiers and Palestinians on the Israeli border.

UK ambassador summoned to Russian foreign ministry

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 12:18
Britain's ambassador to Russia has been summoned to the country's foreign ministry for talks, amid the ongoing diplomatic fallout after the Sailsbury spy poisoning.

16 hurt as hot air balloon crashes into tree

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:01
Sixteen people have been injured after a hot air balloon crashed into a tree, leaving some with broken bones and spinal injuries.

Six Turkish troops killed by Kurdish militants

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:29
Six Turkish troops have been killed and seven wounded after Kurdish militants attacked a miltary base in the southeast of the country.

20 dead after third Thai bus tragedy in nine days

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 08:32
A fire on a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers to a Bangkok factory has killed 20 people.

Australia rugby sevens captain 'punched by Briton'

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 06:43
Australia's rugby sevens captain is in hospital with a fractured skull after a British man allegedly punched him outside a kebab shop.

China's 'Jack The Ripper' sentenced to death

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 05:11
A man dubbed China's "Jack The Ripper" has been sentenced to death after raping and murdering 11 women and girls.

Soldiers in court over Cape Verde brawl

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 01:55
Two British soldiers have appeared in court in Cape Verde after they were arrested for brawling.

Fitness app hack affects 150 million people

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 00:25
Some 150 million users of a fitness app have been affected by a data security breach.

Advertisers drop Fox News host after shooting survivor row

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 23:21
Several advertisers have cut ties with a Fox News host after she publicly criticised a Florida school shooting victim and accused him of whining.

Mother 'tried to behead autistic son with saw'

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 22:55
A woman has been charged with attempted murder after trying to decapitate her own son, according to US media reports.

Serial's Adnan Syed to get new murder trial

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 22:00
A man whose murder conviction became the subject of the popular podcast Serial has had the ruling granting his new trial upheld.

Russian retaliation marks 'deterioration' in ties

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 19:07
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has said Russia's expulsion of US diplomats marks a "further deterioration" in relations between the two countries.

Murderer wrongly told he had got death penalty

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:39
A man found guilty of shooting dead a policeman was accidentally told he had been given the death penalty, instead of being given a life sentence.

Sarkozy 'to face trial' over corruption allegations

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 16:19
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial over charges of corruption and influence peddling, according to a report.

VW storing 300,000 diesels in 'graveyards'

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 15:10
It resembles a car park at an enormous open-air venue - but it is actually a knock-on effect of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

Trump set for Amazon battle after Twitter attack

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:22
Donald Trump has signalled "concerns" about online retailer Amazon over its tax contributions and threat posed to smaller rivals.

Teen gets free cruise in exchange for Snapchat handle

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 13:53
A cruise line has successfully tracked down a 15-year-old boy to offer him a free trip in exchange for his Snapchat handle.

Driver 'tries to run over soldiers' in France

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:54
French police have detained a man accused of trying to run over several soldiers who were jogging near an army base.

Renault shares leap after Nissan merger report

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:15
Shares in Renault hit levels not seen for more than a decade on Thursday following a report the French brand is to merge with Nissan.

Inside Kim Jong Un's bulletproof train

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:08
Footage of Kim Jong Un's diplomatic train has emerged following the North Korean leader's secretive trip to Beijing this week.

Cheating ex-cricket captain cries as he faces media

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:04
Disgraced former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith has broken down in tears at a press conference.

Boy in viral photo and family die in cliff plunge

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:28
A family who made headlines when a photo of one of their adopted African-American children hugging a white police officer went viral have died after their SUV plunged 100ft off a highway.

Kim Jong Un agrees date for summit with South

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:23
North and South Korea are to told their first summit for a decade next month - ahead of an expected meeting between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in May.

Warner breaks silence over ball-tampering scandal

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 06:58
Australian batsman David Warner has apologised for his part in the ball-tampering scandal that has shocked the cricket world.

'Dozens die' in prison riot in Venezuela

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 05:31
Dozens of people have died after a fire and riot broke out at a prison in Venezuela, according to reports.

Malala returns to Pakistan six years after attack

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 05:02
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to her home country of Pakistan for the first time since being shot in the head by Taliban gunmen six years ago.

Australia team 'must change' after cheating scandal

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 00:45
Australia coach Darren Lehmann has admitted his team's "win at all costs" mentality must change in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal.

UK urged to do more for Egypt's political prisoners

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:13
Jailed aged 17 for protesting peacefully against a military coup. Tortured and beaten and made to witness the horrendous abuse of others.

Male cheerleaders join NFL squad for first time

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:26
Two talented dancers are making history by becoming the first-ever men to join an NFL cheerleading squad.

Johnson: 'World has had enough of Russian lies'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:08
The show of support for the UK amid growing tensions with Moscow over the nerve agent attack in Salisbury signals a turning point in how the world deals with Russia, Boris Johnson has said.

Johnson: 'World has had enough of Russian lies'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:08
The show of support for the UK amid growing tensions with Moscow over the nerve agent attack in Salisbury signals a turning point in how the world deals with Russia, Boris Johnson has said.

Ireland will vote on abortion laws in May

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 18:09
Ireland will vote on whether to liberalise abortion laws in a referendum on Friday 25 May, the Irish government has confirmed.

Heineken pulls 'terribly racist' ad amid outrage

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:53
Heineken has pulled an advert for a low-calorie beer after hip-hop star Chance the Rapper described it as "terribly racist".

Porn star seeks evidence from Trump over payment

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:00
Porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with Donald Trump, has filed a motion seeking to depose the President.

Kim Jong Un's wife praised during China visit

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 16:45
Kim Jong Un's wife's outfits and looks attracted much praise during their trip to Beijing - before online comments were deleted by China.

Mummy found in 'empty' coffin could be priestess

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 16:11
For 150 years, an Australian university thought the coffin in its display case was empty.

Ex-Catalan minister Ponsati arrested in Scotland

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:37
A former Catalan minister facing extradition to Spain has handed herself in to police in Scotland.

Irish rugby internationals cleared of rape

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:28
Ireland rugby internationals Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have been cleared of rape following a trial in Belfast.

'Hero' police officer laid to rest in Paris

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:37
French President Emmanuel Macron has led tributes to Arnaud Beltrame, the "hero" policeman who died after swapping himself for a hostage in a jihadist attack, saying he symbolised the "French spirit of resistance".

Trump: Kim Jong Un looking forward to meeting me

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:21
Donald Trump has tweeted that the North Korean leader "looks forward to his meeting with me".

Trump: Kim Jong Un looks forward to meeting me

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:21
Donald Trump has tweeted that the North Korean leader "looks forward to his meeting with me".

Australia stars banned from all cricket for a year

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:59
Steve Smith and David Warner have been banned from cricket for 12 months following a ball-tampering scandal.

Kremlin says UK must prove it did not poison spy

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:53
Russia has said Britain most prove it did not poison former spy Sergei Skripal.

Family's fury as officers face no charges over shooting

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:48
The family of a black man shot dead in a struggle with two white police officers that led to protests across the US say they are furious neither will face criminal charges.

Suu Kyi loyalist is new Myanmar president

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 09:54
Aung San Suu Kyi's right-hand man has been voted in as Myanmar's new president, allowing her to keep a grip on the government.

Murder charges after boy decapitated on waterslide

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 08:45
Two people have been charged with murder after a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on a theme park attraction billed as the world's largest waterslide.

David Warner quits as SunRisers Hyderabad captain

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 08:26
David Warner has quit as captain of the Hyderabad SunRisers IPL team following the ball-tampering scandal, the club says.

Kim visit to China 'confirmed by Beijing'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 01:37
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited China - his first foreign trip since taking power, says Seoul, citing Beijing confirmation.

Jewish grandmother who escaped Nazis 'murdered'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:58
The charred body of a Jewish grandmother who escaped Nazi-occupied Paris during the Second World War has been found at her home.

Who is not expelling Russian diplomats?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 22:26
Because so many countries have now backed the UK in expelling Russian officials, the few who have chosen not to are now become conspicuous with their decision.

Waymo to buy 20,000 Jaguar electric cars

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 22:23
Self-driving car company Waymo is to buy up to 20,000 Jaguar electric vehicles as part of its plans to launch a robotic ride-hailing service.

NATO and 26 countries expel Russian diplomats

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 21:16
NATO expelled seven Russian diplomats and vowed to reject accreditation requests from three others as countries around the world united against Moscow.

Israel Prime Minister taken to hospital

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 21:04
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been taken to hospital with high fever and a severe cough.

Australia sends home 'ball tampering' cricket players

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:57
Three players for Australia's national cricket team have been sent home from a tour of South Africa over their role in a ball-tampering scandal.

Ex-Ukraine leader: Do not rule out military action against Russia

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:50
The former president of Ukraine has applauded the growing round of expulsions of Russian diplomats following the nerve agent attack in Salisbury, saying "I have no doubt" Moscow was behind the attack and that military action against Russia should not be ruled out.

Falklands families visit identified graves

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:19
The families of 90 Argentine soldiers killed in the Falklands War have visited their graves for the first time.

Vets save huge snake after it ate man's slipper

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:55
Vets have saved the life of a huge snake who devoured a slipper as a late-night snack in Australia.

Rubber ducks 'a breeding ground for harmful bugs'

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:42
Rubber ducks can be a haven for nasty bugs, scientists have said, after a study revealed 80% of them contain "potentially pathogenic bacteria".

Dutch police liable for mass shooting at mall

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:15
Dutch police are liable for a mass shooting because the gunman should never have been granted a firearms licence, a court has ruled.

Australian players 'want Warner ejected from hotel'

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:53
A number of Australian cricket players have asked for batsman David Warner to be removed from the team hotel to prevent an "incident" occurring between them, Fox Sports Australia is reporting.

Up to 1m people lived in 'uninhabited' Amazon

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:38
Swathes of the Amazon rainforest previously thought to have been almost uninhabited were actually home to up to a million people, new research shows.

Joshua to Parker: 'I'll definitely knock you out'

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:14
Boxer Anthony Joshua has promised he will "knock (Joseph) Parker out for sure" when the pair meet in their heavyweight unification fight on Saturday.

New Zealand 'Can't find Russian spies to expel'

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:45
New Zealand has said it wants to join the chorus of voices against Vladimir Putin by removing Russian spies - but it can't find any to kick out.

Too hot for Tabasco sauce? Habitat under threat

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:05
Tabasco sauce as we know it could be slowly vanishing from our dinner tables as rising coastlines have a dramatic effect on its habitat.

Trudeau's 'regret' for gold rush era executions

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:05
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised for the gold rush era hangings of six indigenous tribal leaders.

Has Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 08:15
Speculation is growing that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Beijing following reports of a diplomatic train arriving from Pyongyang.

41 children among dead in Russian mall fire

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 07:11
Forty-one children were killed in a fire at a shopping centre complex in Kemerovo, Russia, local media has said.

'Criminal negligence' behind deadly mall fire

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 07:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin says "criminal negligence" was behind the shopping mall fire that killed 64 people in Kemerovo.

'I'm not rude, I'm just French,' says sacked waiter

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 04:34
A waiter sacked for being "rude and disrespectful" has filed a complaint against his former employer, insisting his approach to the job was simply down to him being French.

Porn star suing Trump lawyer for defamation

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 22:16
The adult film star who claims to have had an affair with Donald Trump is suing his lawyer for defamation.

Dozens of Russian diplomats expelled across globe

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 21:20
Dozens of Russian diplomats have been ordered to leave capital cities across the globe, as the West unites behind Britain over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Qantas boss 'disappointed' over ball-tampering

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:16
The boss of Australian cricket's shirt sponsor, Qantas, said it was "very disappointed" after the team was caught up in a ball-tampering scandal.

Gun demo 'pathetic' - Eagles of Death Metal frontman

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 19:52
Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes has hit out at US students protesting for gun control measures, calling them "pathetic" and "vile abusers of the dead".

UK's allies hit back - now it's Putin move

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 18:05
There was a lot of scepticism in the aftermath of the Salisbury poisoning about Britain's ability to respond and its chances of winning backing from allies.

Facebook under US regulator investigation

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 17:23
Shares in Facebook have suffered a fresh fall after the US Federal Trade Commission made public an investigation into the social network.

Russian expulsions: The countries kicking out diplomats

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 17:17
Countries across the globe are to expel dozens of Russian diplomats in solidarity with the UK over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Berlusconi faces new trial over showgirls claim

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 16:19
Italy's former premier Silvio Berlusconi is facing yet another trial, this time over accusations he paid aspiring showgirls to lie in court during his sex-for-hire trial.

Sub murder accused 'wondered if he was a psychopath'

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 15:54
A man accused of murdering a Swedish journalist has been described in court as "loving and friendly", but also someone who wondered if he "could be a psychopath".

Sahara dust cloud blankets Greece in orange haze

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 15:20
Swathes of Greece are blanketed in orange haze after southerly winds swept dust from the Sahara desert in Africa to southeastern Europe.

Tumblr deletes 84 'Kremlin propaganda accounts'

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 14:01
Tumblr has deleted 84 accounts which it claims were used by the Kremlin to spread disinformation during the 2016 US presidential election.

Top 10 Stormy Daniels claims about Donald Trump

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:37
Porn star Stormy Daniels has spoken to CBS' 60 Minutes programme about her alleged affair with Donald Trump - here are the best bits.

Hackers made ATMs across Europe spray out cash

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:35
A cybercrime mastermind who remotely instructed ATMs across Europe to dispense cash to waiting gang members has been arrested.

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