Second man charged in Texas girl’s death

Second man charged in Texas girl’s death

Image copyright Harris County Sheriff's Office Image caption Eric Black Jr (left) and Larry Woodruffe have both been charged with capital murder Police in Houston have filed capital murder charges against a second man in connection with the drive-by shooting death of a seven-year-old girl. Police say Larry Woodruffe, 24, killed Jazmine Barnes after he…
The Palestinian village facing demolition

The Palestinian village facing demolition

After ten years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court has authorised the destruction of Khan al-Ahmar. Supporters of Israel’s settlement of the occupied territories applaud what they say is Israel’s right to build on its own land. But many, including the United Nations and the European Parliament, have been highly critical, saying the move jeopardises…
Ariana hits out at Piers Morgan over nude row

Ariana hits out at Piers Morgan over nude row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer said Morgan criticised "young, beautiful, successful women" to be relevant Pop star Ariana Grande has hit out at Piers Morgan with a series of tweets in defence of women who chose to show off their bodies. TV presenter Morgan, who frequently courts controversy with his comments, has…
UK funeral held for Holocaust victims

UK funeral held for Holocaust victims

A thousand people attended the funeral service at the Bushey New Cemetery, Hertfordshire, including survivors, relatives of those murdered in the Holocaust and the UK's Chief Rabbi. The remains of five adults and one child were part an anonymous donation made to the museum in 1997.
Don’t get stuck with May, Rees-Mogg warns

Don’t get stuck with May, Rees-Mogg warns

Image copyright Getty Images Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned fellow Tory MPs that if they don't ditch Theresa May now she will lead them into the next election, scheduled for 2022. Few Tories thought this was a "good idea", the Brexiteer MP suggested. Mr Rees-Mogg wants to oust the PM over her EU withdrawal agreement but…
Bomb kills 10 in Crimea college – Russia

Bomb kills 10 in Crimea college – Russia

Image copyright PA Image caption Russia has said the attack was an act of "mass murder" At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. An 18-year-old student ran through the technical college in Kerch firing at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian investigators…
Hitler deputy conspiracy theory quashed

Hitler deputy conspiracy theory quashed

Image copyright Getty Images An enduring conspiracy theory that the Nazi war criminal, Rudolf Hess, had been replaced by a double in jail has finally been put to rest. A DNA test carried out by Austrian scientists has shown that the man imprisoned in Berlin's Spandau Prison had indeed been Hitler's deputy. Hess was captured…
RIP Roger the enormous kangaroo

RIP Roger the enormous kangaroo

Image copyright Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs Roger, a kangaroo who won global fame for his enormous size and impressive physique, has died at the age of 12. The roo was rescued as a joey after his mother was killed in a car accident, and grew up at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs in Australia.…
Spike in US hate crimes third year in a row

Spike in US hate crimes third year in a row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Last month, 11 worshippers were killed in the deadliest attack against Jews in US history Hate crimes in the US rose by 17% in 2017, the third straight year that incidents of bias-motivated attacks have grown, according to the FBI. The data is collected from local police departments that…
What election results mean for Trump

What election results mean for Trump

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Democrat Danny O'Connor has not conceded yet in the congressional race in Ohio Four states held primary elections on Tuesday, but all eyes were on Ohio's special congressional election. The state has lost a bit of its reputation as a bellwether state, but it was an early harbinger of…

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