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Deneuve apologises to sexual attack victims

Deneuve apologises to sexual attack victims

Film star Catherine Deneuve has apologised to sexual abuse victims after signing a letter saying men should be “free to hit on women”. The letter was signed by 100 French women and said the flurry of accusations against powerful men since the Harvey...
Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

Baghdad double suicide attack kills many 15 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Officials say the death toll could rise At least 35 people have been killed in a double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say, the second attack in...

Trump launches scathing attack on former top aide

Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on former chief strategist Steve Bannon, ahead of the release of an unflattering book. The US President distanced himself and his administration from Mr Bannon in a statement, saying: “Steve Bannon has nothing to do...
Deadly New Year church attack in Nigeria

Deadly New Year church attack in Nigeria

Nigerians killed in New Year attack on Rivers church 2 January 2018 At least 16 people have been killed by gunmen in southern Nigeria after a New Year’s Day church service, police say. The group had attended a midnight service before they were ambushed in the...
Melbourne car attack: Australia police charge man

Melbourne car attack: Australia police charge man

Melbourne car attack: Australia police charge man 23 December 2017 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The car ploughed into Christmas shoppers near Flinders Street railway station A man accused of driving his car into pedestrians in the Australian city of Melbourne...
US blames WannaCry attack on North Korea

US blames WannaCry attack on North Korea

The US is publicly blaming North Korea for the WannaCry cyberattack that crippled the NHS and other networks around the world. Tom Bossert, President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser, said the country was “directly responsible” for the...
Arctic under attack: Why the world must 'act now'

Arctic under attack: Why the world must 'act now'

There is now runaway climate change in the Arctic. That’s the conclusion of Lewis Pugh, cold water swimmer and the United Nations’ Patron of the Oceans. Lewis visited the edge of the Arctic ice pack, where he did a perilous one kilometre swim to raise...

Woman 'killed by own dogs' in grisly attack

A woman has been mauled to death by her own dogs, say authorities in Virginia, who described it as “absolutely grisly” attack. The body of 22-year-old Bethany Lynn Stephens was found by her father who went looking for her in a wooded area in Goochland...
Deadly attack on Methodist church in Pakistan

Deadly attack on Methodist church in Pakistan

Deadly attack on Methodist church in Pakistan 17 December 2017 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of worshippers were reported to be inside at the time A suicide bomb and gun attack on a Methodist church in Pakistan has killed at least five people, reports...
New Year security tightened after NYC attack

New Year security tightened after NYC attack

Security preparations for New Year’s Eve celebrations in New York’s Times Square will be altered following a botched suicide bombing in a subway tunnel, the city’s counterterrorism chief has said. Akayed Ullah, 27, has ben charged with terrorism...

14 UN peacekeepers killed in 'huge' attack

By Alan McGuinness, News Reporter Fourteen UN peacekeepers have been killed and 53 wounded in a “huge” attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo. UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix said he was “outraged” by the attack in North Kivu...
Deadly bomb attack at football stadium

Deadly bomb attack at football stadium

A suicide bomber has killed at least six people in Jalalabad, a day after the Afghan city was rocked by multiple blasts which claimed two lives. Eight were wounded in Sunday’s bombing which occurred outside a football stadium shortly after the end of a rally in...
Hawaii dusts off nuclear attack warning siren

Hawaii dusts off nuclear attack warning siren

Hawaii dusts off nuclear attack warning siren 1 December 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hawaii already tests warning sirens for natural disasters such as tsunamis The US state of Hawaii has tested a nuclear attack warning...
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