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Israeli embassy staff home after Amman assault

Israeli embassy staff home after Amman assault

Israeli embassy staff home after Amman assault 24 July 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright EPA Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken to the security guard involved The staff of the Israeli embassy in Jordan have returned to...

Manhunt after chainsaw attack in Switzerland

Five people have been injured – two of them seriously – after they were attacked by a man armed with a chainsaw in Switzerland. Police say they have identified the suspect following the attack in Schaffhausen, but he remains at large. Detectives have...
Chris Froome helps fan propose after Tour win

Chris Froome helps fan propose after Tour win

Chris Froome made his historic Tour de France win a particularly special moment for one set of loved-up fans. The cyclist ditched immediate victory celebrations after crossing the finish line in Paris – helping an onlooker propose to his girlfriend instead....
Linkin Park cancel US tour after Bennington's death

Linkin Park cancel US tour after Bennington's death

Linkin Park have cancelled their North American tour following the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington. Promoters Live Nation promised refunds to all ticket-holders as they made the announcement via Twitter on Friday night, a day after news broke that Bennington...
US police chief quits after Australian shot dead

US police chief quits after Australian shot dead

The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer. Police chief Janee Harteau stepped down at the request of Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, a day after speaking about the death of 40-year-old Justine...

Two killed after earthquake hits off Turkey coast

At least two people have been killed on the Greek island of Kos after a strong earthquake hit the region. It struck on Thursday night with an epicentre approximately 6.4 miles (10.3km) south of Bodrum, Turkey and 10 miles (16.2km) east of Kos. More follows…...
Sessions to stay on after Trump's rebuke

Sessions to stay on after Trump's rebuke

Jeff Sessions has said he will not quit as US attorney general despite being criticised by Donald Trump for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian interference in last year’s election. “We love this job, we love this department and I plan to...
OJ Simpson granted parole after botched robbery

OJ Simpson granted parole after botched robbery

OJ Simpson is expected to be released from prison in October after nine years in jail for armed robbery. A Nevada parole board decided on Thursday that the former American football and movie star could be freed after serving the minimum sentence for armed robbery and...

French military head quits after Macron clash

The head of France’s armed forces has resigned after clashing with President Emmanuel Macron over proposed budget cuts. In a statement, Pierre de Villiers said he no longer felt able to command an army “that I think is necessary to guarantee the protection...

Australian shot dead by police after calling 911

An Australian woman who called 911 to report a disturbance outside her home has been shot and killed by police in Minneapolis. Justine Damond, 40, from Sydney, is thought to have lived with her fiance in the US city. According to the Star Tribune, her family said she...
Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call

Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call

Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call 17 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright AFP An Australian woman has been killed by a US police officer responding to a 911 call in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (BCA) said...

Deaths after flash flood hits swimming hole

At least eight people, including two children, have been killed by a flash flood at a national forest in the US state of Arizona. More than 100 people were thought to have been at the Cold Springs Swimming Hole in Tonto National Forest when the flood struck on...
Israel reopens holy site after police killings

Israel reopens holy site after police killings

Israel has reopened a holy mosque compound after it was closed on Friday when two policemen were shot dead. The site is known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and is an area of huge religious importance to both faiths. The compound was closed...

Walking Dead stuntman dies after fall on set

A stuntman has died following a fall during filming for The Walking Dead. John Bernecker, 33, reportedly fell approximately 20ft-25ft onto concrete, suffering serious injuries. Production on the latest series of the hit US TV show has been halted following the fall,...
Haiti to reform army after 20 years without

Haiti to reform army after 20 years without

Haiti to reform army after 20 years without 11 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption A small contingent of Brazilian troops will remain in Haiti until the UN mission ends in October Haiti’s government has...
Power cuts affect 140,000 after LA blaze

Power cuts affect 140,000 after LA blaze

More than 140,000 residents were left without power after a blaze at a power plant in Los Angeles. Power had to be cut to allow firefighters to battle the fire at the Los Angeles department of water and power plant in North San Fernando Valley. More than 80...

Girl 'shot dead after two men row on Facebook'

A Facebook argument between two men led to a 14-year-old girl being killed by a stray bullet fired into her home, it has been alleged. A court document says Mackenna Kronenberger was inside the bedroom of her home in Dayton, Ohio, when she was killed early on...
Acrobat dies after Mad Cool festival fall

Acrobat dies after Mad Cool festival fall

Acrobat death fall at Mad Cool festival in Madrid 8 July 2017 From the section England Image copyright Pedro Aunión Monroy/Facebook Image caption Pedro Aunión Monroy was a trained dancer, specialising in aerial stunts An acrobat from Brighton has died after reportedly...
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