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Chris Cornell's wife doubts his death was suicide

Chris Cornell's wife doubts his death was suicide

The wife of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has cast doubt on her husband’s apparent suicide and suggested anti-anxiety drugs may have played a part. In a statement, Vicky Cornell said: “I know that he loved our children, and he would not hurt them by...
United denies freezing giant rabbit to death

United denies freezing giant rabbit to death

The owners of a giant rabbit that died after a United Airlines flight have claimed the animal may have been accidentally locked in an airport freezer. A lawyer for the Iowa-based group that bought the 3ft-long rabbit alleges that at least one airline employee has said...
Officers 'not charged' over black man's death

Officers 'not charged' over black man's death

The US Justice Department will not charge two white Baton Rouge police officers who killed a black man in a shooting caught on mobile phone video, news reports have said. The death of Alton Sterling in July 2016 sparked protests across the US. Mr Sterling, 37, was...
US police killer Eric Frein is sentenced to death

US police killer Eric Frein is sentenced to death

US police killer Eric Frein is sentenced to death 27 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Frein was sentenced by a jury to death by lethal injection A man who eluded capture in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks...
United Airlines investigates giant bunny death

United Airlines investigates giant bunny death

United Airlines investigates giant bunny death 26 April 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This is not Simon, but giant rabbits can be valuable United Airlines is investigating the death of a giant rabbit which was being...
Australia mulls shark cull after teenager's death

Australia mulls shark cull after teenager's death

Australia is considering a shark cull following the death of a 17-year-old girl, a government minister has said. Laeticia Brouwer was on a family holiday at a popular surfer break known as Kelp Beds, near the town of Esperance on the south coast of Western Australia,...
State vows to overturn Death Row block

State vows to overturn Death Row block

Lawyers for the US state of Arkansas have vowed to overturn court orders preventing them from beginning an unprecedented series of executions this week. A series of legal challenges has blocked the southern state’s plans to execute eight men by lethal injection...
Boy crushed to death at Atlanta revolving restaurant

Boy crushed to death at Atlanta revolving restaurant

Boy crushed to death at Atlanta revolving restaurant 15 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The restaurant is located at the top of the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in Atlanta A five-year-old boy has died after his...
Mum guilty over son's feeding tube vodka death

Mum guilty over son's feeding tube vodka death

A novelist has been convicted of killing her disabled son who had vodka poured into his feeding tube. A jury found 41-year-old Melissa Robitille of Hardwick, Vermont, guilty of manslaughter. She faces up to 15 years in jail. Robitille was charged after 13-year-old...
British student stabbed to death in Israel

British student stabbed to death in Israel

A British woman has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem, Israeli police said. The woman in her early 20s was travelling on the Jerusalem Light Rail near Old City when she was attacked, officials said. Israel’s Shin Bet security agency...
US prosecutor in death penalty row

US prosecutor in death penalty row

US prosecutor in death penalty row 4 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Handout The Florida governor has removed a prosecutor from 21 murder cases after she said she would no longer be seeking the death penalty. Republican Governor Rick Scott...

Man quizzed over death of British dancer in Oz

Police have questioned a man over the death of a British dancer at an Australian strip club. Stacey Tierney was found dead in mysterious circumstances at Dreams Gentlemen’s Club in Melbourne on 19 December. The 29-year-old fitness instructor from Manchester...
US diplomat hits back at civilian death claims

US diplomat hits back at civilian death claims

A former US ambassador to the United Nations has hit back at claims of an increase in civilian casualties in the battle for Mosul. John Bolton was speaking after around 200 civilians were feared to have been killed in a single incident on 17 March in the al Jadida...
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