Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘Assassination bid’ on Venezuelan leader with drones carrying explosives

‘Assassination bid’ on Venezuelan leader with drones carrying explosives The president was speaking during a celebration of the National Guard’s 81st anniversary. Venezuela’s Bolivarian National guards officers occupy the Bolivar Avenue (Fernando Llano/AP) Venezuelan...

Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US

Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US The Hard To Kill star was granted Russian citizenship in 2016. Steven Seagal (AP) Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as...

20 dead as all on board vintage tourist plane killed in Swiss Alps crash

20 dead as all on board vintage tourist plane killed in Swiss Alps crash Eleven men and nine women were killed, officials said. A JU-52 aircraft (JU-AIR/Keystone via AP) All 20 people on board...

Lisbon’s 37-year temperature record broken as Iberian peninsula bakes in heatwave

Lisbon's 37-year temperature record broken as Iberian peninsula bakes in heatwave People cool of with water from a fountain during a hot summer day, in the basque city of Vitoria, northern Spain Lisbon...

Python spotted attacking pigeon on east London high street

Python spotted attacking pigeon on east London high street A picture from the scene appeared to show the snake wrapping itself around a bird. A python has been photographed appearing to eat a...

Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera

Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera Police in London were caught up in a James Bond-style chase on the Thames river as jet-skiers raced...

Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio

Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio The president derided the intelligence of the NBA star and philanthropist in a late-night tweet. Mr Trump took to Twitter to criticise...

18 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia

18 people killed in helicopter crash in Russia In this image made video, smoke rises from a crash side of a Russian helicopter Mi-8 crashed shortly after takeoff in Vankor, above the...

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Three NATO force members killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan Three Nato force members have been killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan, the US military said. A US soldier and...

Demonstrators arrested as right-wing and anti-fascist groups clash in Portland

Demonstrators arrested as right-wing and anti-fascist groups clash in Portland A counter-protester argues with police during a rally by the Patriot Prayer group in Portland, Oregon, U.S. August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Bob Strong Small...

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Miggledy is right – betting apps are a bloody scourge

Miggledy is right - betting apps are a bloody scourge Dismayed: Michael D Higgins has voiced concern over gambling apps If I'm perfectly honest, I don't...

Obituary: Mary Carlisle

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