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Serial killer avoids execution after plea deal

A serial killer has pleaded guilty to murdering seven people and has been jailed for life – avoiding the death penalty. Todd Kohlhepp, 46, admitted to the killings over nearly 13 years during which he ran a successful real estate business. He was arrested seven...
Egypt launches Libya strikes after bus attack

Egypt launches Libya strikes after bus attack

Egypt has launched airstrikes on “terror camps” in Libya in response to the slaughter of Coptic Christians earlier on Friday. The country’s air force launched six strikes over its western border on Friday evening, with state media reporting jihadist...

Cybercrime trio jailed after 'millions' defrauded

Three men have been jailed for a total of 235 years after defrauding potentially millions of people by using online dating sites and other scams. The cybercriminals, all Nigerian nationals, were sentenced in the US for running the international fraud operation after...

Baby dies after being found in hot car

A baby girl has died in Ireland after being found in a car on the hottest day of the year. The seven-month-old had been airlifted to hospital from the village of Dundrum in County Tipperary. Irish police said emergency services had responded to a 999 call after the...
UK resumes intelligence-sharing after US leak row

UK resumes intelligence-sharing after US leak row

British police have resumed intelligence-sharing ties with US law enforcement after they were temporarily stopped in a row over leaks about the Manchester bombing investigation. UK security services were said to be furious as their American counterparts apparently...
Injuries after jet's wing flips truck on runway

Injuries after jet's wing flips truck on runway

An investigation is under way after a passenger plane flipped a truck on its side at Los Angeles International Airport, leaving two people seriously injured. Authorities say the right wing tip of the AeroMexico Boeing 737 “acted like a hook” as it was...
Cannes: Netflix film Okja stopped after booing

Cannes: Netflix film Okja stopped after booing

Cannes: Netflix film Okja stopped after booing 19 May 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts comments Image copyright Netflix Image caption Okja is produced by Netflix, which has been a controversial brand at Cannes A screening at the Cannes Film Festival had...
Briton charged after girlfriend dies in Thailand

Briton charged after girlfriend dies in Thailand

A British man has been charged in connection with the death of his pregnant girlfriend in Thailand, according to reports. Danny Glass and Sophie Rose were riding a scooter on the island of Phuket when he braked suddenly to avoid a car, causing her to fall into the...
Teen dies after drinking too much caffeine

Teen dies after drinking too much caffeine

A teenage boy who died after drinking three caffeinated drinks in less than two hours, had no pre-existing heart problems, a coroner has said. South Carolina student Davis Cripe had drunk a large Mountain Dew (a fizzy citrus drink), a latte from McDonald’s and...

Tearful F1 fan gets to meet his hero after crash

A young Formula One fan’s day has gone from the pits to pole position after being caught crying on camera at the Spanish Grand Prix. The boy appeared distraught when Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen crashed out of the race at the first corner. The French youngster...
At least four dead after train derails in Greece

At least four dead after train derails in Greece

A passenger train has derailed in northern Greece, leaving four passengers dead and at least five seriously injured. The intercity train was travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki when it went off the rails near the station at the village of Adendro on Saturday night....

Ebola epidemic declared after three die in DRC

An Ebola epidemic has been declared in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The World Health Organisation says it is taking the situation “very seriously” – and three deaths in a remote forest are being linked to the virus. One...
Trump attacks 'showboat' Comey after sacking

Trump attacks 'showboat' Comey after sacking

President Donald Trump has called sacked FBI director James Comey a “showboat” and a “grandstander”. In an extraordinarily personal and scathing assessment of the man he has just fired, Mr Trump insisted that Mr Comey left the FBI in turmoil....
Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days 11 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Two Bear Air Image caption The Chicago-native wanted to hike out with her rescuers A woman missing for six nights in the Montana wilderness with nothing...
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