News: World

Gambler found guilty in suitcase murder

Friday  21:25,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A man has been convicted of killing and dismembering his wealthy friend, putting his torso in a suitcase, in a plot to assume his identity and clear his gambling debts. Ming Jiang, 43, was found guilty of the murder of fellow Chinese man Yang Lui,[...]

Boris Johnson criticises ‘blood-curdling threats’ from North Korea

Friday  21:05,   28 april 2017
Press Association

The Foreign Secretary was addressing the United Nations Security Council resolutions and international obligations, and a risk to global peace and stability.“Prime Minister Abe and I have agreed that we will continue to work with our international[...]

Tory MP Andrew Turner 'Told Students Homosexuality Was Wrong And Bad For Society'

Friday  21:00,   28 april 2017
Huffington Post UK

A Tory MP’s future is in doubt after he reportedly told students being gay was “wrong” and “damaging to society”. Andrew Turner, who represents the Isle of Wight, allegedly made the comments to a group of sixth form students at Christ the[...]

Putin critic Navalny attacked with green liquid

Friday  21:00,   28 april 2017
Sky News

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has vowed to continue to campaign against president Vladimir Putin despite being attacked.Navalny, who is one of the fiercest and most prominent critics of Russia's president Vladimir Putin, was taken to[...]

Man escapes from Garda custody after being refused bail for escaping Garda custody

Friday  19:25,   28 april 2017
Journal.ie

“It was like a Houdini act. He snuck up past his wife and out.” “He grabbed the door and he was gone,” they added.Related: Most amazing prison escapes (provided by Microsoft GES) 1/23 SLIDES © Kevin Warn/AP Most daring[...]

Whitehall terror alert suspect named

Friday  17:56,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A terror suspect arrested near the Houses of Parliament has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali. The 27-year-old is believed to be a British national who was born overseas and went to school in Tottenham, north London.He was known to police prior [...]

Whitehall terror alert suspect named

Friday  17:55,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A terror suspect arrested near the Houses of Parliament has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali. The 27-year-old is believed to be a British national who was born overseas and went to school in Tottenham, north London.He was known to police prior [...]

Church Pokemon player faces jail in Russia

Friday  17:40,   28 april 2017
Sky News

Russian prosecutors have said a blogger arrested for playing Pokemon Go in a church should serve more than three years in jail. Ruslan Sokolovsky, 22, was filmed using the augmented reality app inside the Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg - a[...]

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman Released From Wiltshire Prison Following Shooting Of Taliban Fighter

Friday  17:05,   28 april 2017
Huffington Post UK

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who had his sentence reduced for shooting dead an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has been released from prison. The commando, who spent more than three years in jail for killing the insurgent in 2011, left[...]

Le Pen's replacement turns down party role amid Holocaust controversy

Friday  17:05,   28 april 2017
Reuters

The man designated to replace French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen as head of the far-right National Front party has refused the job and will focus on defending himself against allegations he made questionable comments about the Holocaust,[...]

Michelle Obama: I won't run for office

Friday  17:05,   28 april 2017
The Hill

Former first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday shut down calls to run for president, saying she would never run for political office.Obama during a speech at the America Institute of Architecture convention in Orlando said she "wouldn't ask[...]

Moments that matter in Trump's first 100 days in office

Friday  17:01,   28 april 2017
Associated Press

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has lived up to his promise to shake up Washington.It's been a presidency in which tweets — whether angry or boastful, accurate or not — have been the favored form of communications. It's[...]

Hello, It's Yogi Adityanath: Officers Warned He'll Call On Landline Too

Friday  17:01,   28 april 2017
NDTV

Yogi Adityanath is covering all bases to ensure that government and other officials are working around the clock.Today, they've been put on notice with the warning that the Chief Minister could call them "at any time" on landlines at their offices[...]

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront

Friday  17:00,   28 april 2017
Journal.ie

Threshold said that requiring tenants to pay more rent upfront is on the increase.It is listed at €1,600 per month, has two bedrooms, is available to move into from August and is located in[...]

Lollipop lady and school children avoid serious injury after driver speeds past stop sign

Friday  17:00,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

A lollipop lady and a number of school children narrowly avoided serious injuries after a car drove through a stop sign this morning. The school warden was helping children cross the R403 road between Allenwood and Carbury in north Kildare when the[...]