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Puigdemont faces further wait to learn fate

Puigdemont faces further wait to learn fate

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont will not find out whether he will face extradition until next month after a Brussels court delayed the hearing. The former leader appeared in court on Friday, only to be told by the judge in Brussels to return on 4 December,...
Argentinian sub with 44 crew missing at sea

Argentinian sub with 44 crew missing at sea

An Argentinian military submarine with 44 crew members on board has gone missing at sea. Ships and aircraft have been scrambled to search for the vessel – named ARA San Juan – in the southern Argentine Sea. It has been two days since it provided its last...
Executioners fail to find vein for lethal injection

Executioners fail to find vein for lethal injection

Alva Campbell was scheduled to die on Wednesday – but the death row inmate is still alive as executioners failed to find a vein for a lethal injection. Ohio prison officials gave up trying to find a viable vein after some 80 minutes of searching, witnesses said....
Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara

Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara

Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara 16 November 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption LGBT activists say their rights are being curtailed under President Erdogan Turkish officials have banned a festival of German-language gay...

Gunman holds hostages in Madrid bank

A man armed with a pistol held hostages in a bank in a suburb of Madrid. Officers negotiated with the man who held up a branch of the Bankia bank in Usera, just south of the Spanish capital’s centre. He held hostages in the bank after entering just before 10am...
Saad Hariri: France offers visit, 'not exile'

Saad Hariri: France offers visit, 'not exile'

Saad Hariri: France offers visit, ‘not exile’ 16 November 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Posters depicting Saad Hariri are displayed in streets in the Lebanese capital, Beirut French President Emmanuel Macron has...

'Wrongly' convicted man freed after 45 years

A US man has been freed from jail after “wrongly” serving nearly 50 years in jail for the rape and kidnap of a nurse. Wilbert Jones has walked free from prison after a judge overturned his conviction for the crime, which took place in Louisiana in 1971. He...
Trump picks ghost hunter to be federal judge

Trump picks ghost hunter to be federal judge

Trump picks ghost hunter to be federal judge 15 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright YouTube Image caption Brett Talley is awaiting confirmation from the US senate One of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees is a ghost hunter who...
Four killed in northern California shooting rampage

Four killed in northern California shooting rampage

Four killed in northern California shooting rampage 15 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police say a number of students had been medically evacuated from the school Four people are dead after a gunman opened...

Barbie to release first hijab-wearing doll

Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll in the likeness of an Olympic fencer who made history at Rio 2016. Ibtihaj Muhammad was the first US Olympian to compete wearing the traditional Islamic headscarf. She also won gold in in 2014 at the world fencing...
Diamond fetches £22.6m at auction Christie's

Diamond fetches £22.6m at auction Christie's

Diamond fetches £22.6m at auction Christie’s 14 November 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Christie’s Images Ltd A diamond necklace featuring a flawless 163-carat diamond – the largest of its kind to be auctioned – has fetched...
Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger

Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger

Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger 14 November 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright EA Games publisher EA has changed a rule in its Star Wars Battlefront II video game after a huge backlash. During the game, players have to obtain credits –...
What we learned about Trump during Asia tour

What we learned about Trump during Asia tour

“It’s been a great 12 days,” Donald Trump declared at the end of his five-nation tour. “A lot of great things have happened for our country and, I think, for the world.” For the President personally, this has been a good 12 days. He has...
'Black hole of evil': Life in Nazanin's prison

'Black hole of evil': Life in Nazanin's prison

A woman who spent time in the same jail where a British mother is being held accused of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government has revealed the torture, sexual abuse and threats she endured as a teenager in the “black hole of evil”. Nazanin...

Gaydar founder Henry Badenhorst dies in South Africa

Gaydar founder Henry Badenhorst dies in South Africa 13 November 2017 From the section Africa Image Copyright @Gaydar @Gaydar Report Image Copyright @Gaydar @Gaydar Report The founder of groundbreaking dating site Gaydar has died in his native South Africa. Henry...
Hackers fool iPhone X Face ID with simple mask

Hackers fool iPhone X Face ID with simple mask

Cybersecurity researchers have claimed they can fool the iPhone X’s Face ID feature with a simple mask. Face ID allows iPhone X users to unlock their phone just by looking at it. Reviews of the phone widely noted issues with the feature, which uses infrared...
Macron honours victims of Paris jihadist attacks

Macron honours victims of Paris jihadist attacks

Macron honours victims of Paris jihadist attacks 13 November 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption President Macron (2ndL) and Saint-Denis mayor Laurent Russier laid a wreath at the national stadium French President Emmanuel Macron and other...

Stray cat is prime suspect in attempted murder

A stray cat has been identified as the prime suspect in the attempted murder of an elderly woman found bleeding profusely in her home. Mayuko Matsumoto, 82, was found by her daughter with about 20 cuts to her face at her home in Mifune, southern Japan. Police launched...

Undercover cops fight each other in drug bust

Undercover police officers from two different divisions in Detroit are under investigation after they apparently began fighting each other when a drug operation went wrong. Two special operations officers from the 12th precinct were posing as drug dealers as part of...
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