Thursday, 30 June 2016

Tory MP Nadine Dorries bursts into tears as Boris Johnson quits Tory leadership race

A Tory MP burst into tears the moment Boris Johnson announced he was quitting the Tory leadership race today.

US Air Base Locked Down Due To A Mistake

Andrews Air Base - the home of Presidential Jet Air Force One - goes into alert after security staff were mistaken for "shooters".

Russia's Putin lifts ban on charter holidays to Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin has lifted curbs on tour firms selling holidays in Turkey, brought in after a Russian jet was downed last year.

Belgium transfers Paris attacks suspect Attou to France

Belgian terror suspect Hamza Attou, accused of involvement in last November's jihadist attacks in Paris, has been handed over to French police.

TV Reporters' Baby Tests Positive For Cocaine

Police say the Tuscon-area couple left another hospital when staff asked to do a blood test on their sick four-month-old.

Oscars push for more gender and ethnical diversity

The organisers of the Oscars have invited a record number of new members to vote in next year's Academy Awards, in response to criticism of a lack of diversity at this year's ceremony.

Carney Signals Possible Interest Rate Cuts

The Bank of England governor says that the UK "can handle change" but adds a warning that monetary policy has its limits.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic To Join Manchester United

The 34-year-old Swedish striker announced the move on social media, and will likely become Jose Mourinho's second signing.

Boris, Gove and an 'act of treachery'

Less than a week ago he was the victor in a campaign he didn't expect to win, a campaign that led the country to make its biggest political decision for decades.

Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz'

The three men who carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on an Istanbul airport were all from parts of the former USSR, Turkish sources say.

'Gunman' at key US Air Force base

Andrews Air Force base in the US state of Maryland is locked down amid reports of an "active shooter".

Boris Johnson: I'm Not Running For Leadership

Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister saying, "it cannot be me".

Israeli girl stabbed to death inside her bedroom

A teenage Israeli girl has been stabbed to death in an attack at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank.

Australian teen pleads guilty to plot to behead police officer

An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to plotting to run over and behead a police officer during Anzac Day commemorations.

EU opens new phase in Turkey membership bid talks

The EU has opened a new chapter in Turkey's EU membership talks, covering budget contributions to the bloc.

Michael Gove and Theresa May enter Conservative race

Justice Secretary Michael Gove is to run to be the next Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister.

Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as Philippines president

Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.

Afghanistan: Bombers 'kill up to 40' cadets near Kabul

Suicide bombers have attacked an Afghan police convoy outside the capital Kabul, killing as many as 40 cadets and civilians, officials say.

Singapore Bank Suspends London Home Loans

Uncertainty over the EU exit vote is blamed for the bank's decision to temporarily halt customer loans for London home purchases.

Eagle To Launch Labour Leadership Challenge

Jeremy Corbyn is standing firm despite Angela Eagle's challenge and calls from his deputy Tom Watson to step down.

Obama Tells EU Leaders To 'Catch Their Breath'

The US President urges Europe to start planning for Brexit and to ensure the UK's departure is orderly and transparent.

Brit Charged Over Donald Trump 'Shooting Plot'

Michael Sandford is been charged with disrupting an official function and two firearms counts.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Ex-NFL Player Dies From Accidental Gunshot

Former teammate describes Zurlon Tipton as a "great person", who was "always loud and acting crazy in the locker room".

FTSE 100 closes above pre-Brexit level

The FTSE 100 has surged through the level it closed at last Thursday, recovering all of the ground it had lost in the wake of the Brexit vote.

US election: 'I like waterboarding a lot', says Donald Trump

Republican Donald Trump has repeated calls for the return of waterboarding against Islamic State militants, saying: "I like it a lot."

Spain and France oppose Scotland EU talks "If the UK leaves, Scotland leaves"

The French president and Spanish prime minister have both said they are opposed to the EU negotiating potential membership for Scotland.

Children Missing In Brecon Beacons Are Found

The search operation was led by the Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team and assisted by a UK Coastguard helicopter.

Rita Ora Burglary: Man Guilty Of £200k Raid

Charaf Elmoudden broke into the property while the singer and her sister slept and stole iPhones, computers and handbags.

Brexit: No EU compromise on freedom of movement

European Union leaders have warned that the UK must honour the principle of free movement of people if it wants to retain access to the single market after it leaves the bloc.

LuxLeaks scandal: Luxembourg tax whistleblowers convicted

Two whistleblowers have been found guilty in the so-called "Luxleaks" tax scandal and given suspended sentences, while a journalist has been acquitted.

Brecon Beacons missing children: Emergency search launched to find 20 teens

A search party has been launched to look for a group of children who are lost in the Brecon Beacons in Wales.

Brexit 'most important moment since Berlin Wall': Le Pen

France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen has called the UK's Brexit vote "the most important moment since the fall of the Berlin Wall".

Rio 2016: 'Welcome to Hell' warn police

There was a nasty surprise awaiting passengers in the arrivals hall at Rio de Janeiro's Galeao International Airport on Monday.

'Act of hate': Australian mosque attacked as children prayed

Cars were set alight at a Western Australian mosque on Tuesday night as children prayed just meters away in what a local imam described as an "act of hate."

Goldman Reviews Green Links After BHS Saga

The US bank's Europe boss contradicts Sir Philip's claim that the ex-bankrupt who bought BHS from him had passed its "sniff test".

House Prices To Be 'Determined By Job Market'

The UK's exit from the EU has muddied the outlook for the housing market though a report says jobs and wage growth will be key.

EU Told To 'Wake Up And Smell The Coffee'

Lithuania's president makes the warning as EU leaders meet to discuss the implications of the UK's decision to leave the Union.

David Cameron to Jeremy Corbyn: For heaven's sake, go

Prime Minister David Cameron has told Jeremy Corbyn to resign as Labour leader, claiming it is not in the national interest for him to continue.

SNP bids to replace Labour as official Commons opposition

The SNP is to ask to be made the official opposition at Westminster - arguing that its Commons leader enjoys the support of more MPs than Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Sex And Drugs Ban For Undercover Police

Engaging in sexual relations while operating covertly is "wrong", "shouldn't happen" and "can't be authorised", say police chiefs.

UK shares and pound continue to recover

UK shares and the pound have continued to regain some of the ground lost in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Shadow Education Secretary Quits After Two Days

The resignation comes as Labour MPs continue to heap pressure on leader Jeremy Corbyn to "do the decent thing" and stand down.

Young Boy Hunted Over Station Sexual Assault

A boy, thought to be just 11 years old, is being hunted by police after a woman was sexually assaulted at a railway station.

Italian PM suggests UK students could have EU passports

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has suggested that UK students wanting to study in Europe could receive passports from other European Union countries.

Cameron tells the EU it was YOUR immigration policy that led to Brexit

Cameron tells the EU it was YOUR immigration policy that led to Brexit: PM warns Brussels that freedom of movement was key reason for Leave victory and says no trade deal without border crackdown.

S Korea, US and Japan in first ever joint missile drill

South Korea, the US and Japan have conducted their first joint missile-tracking drill, in the waters off the US state of Hawaii.

At Least 36 Killed In Triple Suicide Blasts

The Foreign Office is investigating after Turkey says foreigners are among the victims at Europe's third busiest airport.

Could Australia have its sixth prime minister in six years?

Six prime ministers in six years? It could happen in Australia on July 2.

Red Cross apologizes for 'super racist' safety poster

The Red Cross is apologizing after a poster depicting pool safety rules was circulated on Twitter and flamed for being "super racist."

World No. 1 golfer Jason Day cancels Rio plans over Zika virus

He's the best golfer on the planet -- but Jason Day won't be winning Olympic gold anytime soon.
The world. No. 1 withdrew from Rio 2016 Tuesday after citing fears over contracting the Zika virus.