Several dead in shootings in German city of Hanau | Germany News

At least eight people were killed in two shooting incidents late on Wednesday in the German city of Hanau, police said. Police special units are chasing the perpetrators who fled the scene of the first attack in a dark-coloured vehicle, police added. More: Heavily armed police sealed off two streets in the city of Hanau, where […]

Adam Kay – Channel 4 News

Adam Kay is the author of one of the most successful books of the last couple of years, ‘This is Going to Hurt’, which is based upon his diaries from his former career as a doctor before he quit medicine. He wrote down his often hilarious experiences as a way to cope with the stresses […]

‘Queen put her foot down’ Meghan and Harry delivered ‘big blow’ with Sussex Royal ban | Royal | News

The Queen is believed to have ordered Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to give up plans to build their business efforts on the Sussex Royal brand because they have agreed to give up their working royal role to seek “financial independence.” Sky News royal correspondent Rihannon Mills suggested the decision to band the Duke and […]

Trump responds to impeachment acquittal with rambling, vitriolic speech – live news | US news

Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign plagiarized portions of its plans for maternal health, LGBTQ equality, the economy, tax policy, infrastructure, and mental health from research publications, media outlets, and a number of nonprofit, educational, and policy groups. The Intercept found that exact passages from at least eight Bloomberg plans or accompanying fact sheets were direct copies […]

Refugee children amid crowds of protesters tear-gassed on Lesbos | Greece News

Lesbos, Greece – Greek police have fired tear gas at thousands of refugees and migrants trapped on the overcrowded island of Lesbos, from where they are not allowed to travel to the mainland under a 2016 EU-Turkey deal aimed at curbing migratory flows. In tense scenes on Monday, children and babies were caught up in plumes of tear […]

You didn’t bring virus from China, I hope’ – Chinese citizen Sylvia Wu – Channel 4 News

3 Feb 2020 One unpleasant repercussion of the global fear of the coronavirus has been a growing number of racist incidents experienced by Chinese and other Asian people, including here in the UK. One unpleasant repercussion of the global fear of the coronavirus has been a growing number of racist incidents experienced by Chinese and […]

Varadkar on the BRINK: Irish voters ABANDON PM’s party as Sinn Fein leads latest poll | Politics | News

The Ipsos MRBI survey for the Irish Times had support for left-wing Sinn Fein up four percent from the previous poll last month to 25 percent. SimIlar polls over recent weeks had suggested the party would finish third with the backing of just a fifth of the electorate. The latest survey shows support for centre-right […]

Australia fires live: Canberra airport closed, reports of air tanker crash in NSW bushfires – latest updates | Australia news

4.54am GMT04:54 NSW residents asked to reduce electricity demand between 4pm and 8pm NSW residents have been asked to turn off any unnecessary appliances and keep air-conditioners to 24 degrees celsius between 4pm and 8pm today. Temperatures in Sydney are expected to remain as high as 40 degrees celsius during that time. Matt Kean MP […]

‘Sports rorts’ grants explained: how we got here and why it all matters | Australia news

The pressure on Bridget McKenzie over the government’s sport grant program is far from subsiding. It’s been seven days since the auditor general released his damning report, but the calls for McKenzie’s resignation have only intensified. At this point, it’s worth reminding ourselves how we got here and why it all matters. What is the […]

Gaza photographer wounded in attack by Israeli forces loses eye | Palestine News

For the second time in less than three months, a Palestinian photojournalist has lost his eye after being targeted by Israeli forces during a protest. Attiyah Darwish was hit with a tear gas canister in his face in December 2018, while covering the weekly Friday protests in the Gaza Strip near the Israeli fence. More: […]