News: World

NASA Has Made A Huge Discovery About Planets Outside Our Solar System

Tuesday  04:10,   21 february 2017
International Business Times

Exoplanets are widely believed to be the best hope of finding life elsewhere in the universe.  NASA vowed to broadcast the announcement featuring astronomers and planetary scientists from across the world on NASA Television and the[...]

Wrong Number: Hitler's Death Phone Fails To Set Auction Bids Soaring

Tuesday  04:05,   21 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

Wrong Number: Hitler's Death Phone Fails To Set Auction Bids SoaringThe red phone, which has Adolf Hitler engraved on it, was recovered from the Fuhrerbunker, Berlin, by Brigadier Sir Ralph Rayner in May[...]

Wrong Number: Hitler's Death Phone Fails To Set Auction Bids Soaring

Tuesday  04:05,   21 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

Wrong Number: Hitler's Death Phone Fails To Set Auction Bids SoaringThe red phone, which has Adolf Hitler engraved on it, was recovered from the Fuhrerbunker, Berlin, by Brigadier Sir Ralph Rayner in May[...]

Partizan condemn Brazilian star's racist abuse

Tuesday  04:05,   21 february 2017
AFP

Partizan Belgrade on Monday "strongly condemned" racist abuse directed at their Brazilian star Everton Luiz, declaring the midfielder had "won the hearts of fans".The 28-year-old player was reduced to tears at the monkey chants[...]

Tory MPs Defend Trump Over Sexism And Racism During UK State Visit Debate

Monday  23:25,   20 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

MPs today debated whether Trump should be afforded the full pomp and ceremony of a UK state visit and an audience with the Queen, as was offered just days after his inauguration .It was prompted by a petition signed by 1.8 million people calling for [...]

Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the UN, dies in New York

Monday  22:15,   20 february 2017
The Financial Times

Mr Churkin, who would have turned 65 on Tuesday, had become one of the faces of Russia’s stand-off with the west since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014. Together with Alexander Grushko, Moscow’s envoy to Nato, and Vladimir Chizhov,[...]

British IS fighter blows himself up during suicide bombing mission in Iraq

Monday  20:35,   20 february 2017
MSN

The terror recruit has been named as named Abu Zakariya al-Britani by Islamic State and he is reported to have detonated an explosives-filled vehicle near Mosul. A British Islamic State fighter has reportedly carried out a suicide bombing near[...]

Chief Minister E Palanisamy In Charge, Amma's Chair Used For First Time

Monday  19:55,   20 february 2017
NDTV

E Palanisamy officially started work as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister this morning. He walked into the office used by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and sat in the chair she used, unoccupied for over five months since she was hospitalised[...]

Narendra Damodardas Modi means ‘Negative Dalit Man’, says Mayawati

Monday  19:55,   20 february 2017
Hindustan Times

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming him “Mr Negative Dalit Man”. “Perturbed at the rising popularity of the BSP, the Prime Minister is indulging in cheap things and indulging in[...]

Fatal Croydon tram crash driver 'lost awareness'

Monday  16:45,   20 february 2017
Sky News

Investigators probing the fatal Croydon tram crash have said the driver "lost awareness" before the accident.The tram - which was travelling from New Addington to Wimbledon - derailed on 9 November last year killing seven people and[...]

Man in his 40s arrested for Tallaght stabbing

Monday  15:45,   20 february 2017
Journal.ie

The man died from his injuries on Saturday morning.Gardaí said they arrested a man in his 40s in connection with the attack which left a 32-year-old[...]

Man in his 40s arrested for Tallaght stabbing

Monday  15:45,   20 february 2017
Journal.ie

The man died from his injuries on Saturday morning.Gardaí said they arrested a man in his 40s in connection with the attack which left a 32-year-old[...]

Theresa May urges peers not to ‘hold up’ delivery of Brexit

Monday  15:08,   20 february 2017
Press Association

Around 190 peers are expected to speak during the two days in the House of Lords.Mrs May spoke on the debate as she visited the Emma Bridgewater factory in Stoke-on-Trent on Monday to campaign ahead of Thursday’s[...]

Two senior Ukip officials quit over party's 'insensitivity' about Hillsborough

Monday  14:10,   20 february 2017
Press Association

Two senior Ukip officials in Liverpool have quit over the party's "crass insensitivity" over the Hillsborough tragedy. Stuart Monkcom, the chairman of leader Paul Nuttall's own branch in Liverpool, and Adam Heatherington, chairman of[...]

Prisoner Charles Bronson's fiancee says marrying him is not a publicity stunt

Monday  13:55,   20 february 2017
Press Association

<p>The soap actress fiancee of Britain’s most notorious prisoner Charles Bronson has said she is taking a “huge risk” in marrying him.</p>Paula Williamson, who has appeared in Emmerdale and Coronation Street, insisted the relationship is not a [...]