News: World

How 'talking' algae could help explain climate change

Tuesday  11:46,   22 may 2018
news.sky

Microalgae communicate with each other under stress, a study has found - and scientists are now listening to them to monitor changes in the aquatic system. Researchers led by the University of Bath found that a population of diatoms - a type of[...]

'I still get flashbacks of horror attack' - victim of sex attacker at Luas stop

Tuesday  11:30,   22 may 2018
independent.ie

'I still get flashbacks of horror attack' - victim of sex attacker at Luas stopThe criminal (34) was last week sentenced to 18-and-a-half years for false imprisonment, sexual assault and assault of three women in separate attacks around west [...]

The Queen's English doesn't deserve to be hounded off TV and radio for sounding posh, says writer who insists it's a tool of social mobility

Tuesday  11:26,   22 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Writer and critic Jonathan Meades says received pronunciation (RP) - otherwise known as the Queen's English or BBC English - should be championed and used to 'better oneself'.Writer and critic Jonathan Meades says received[...]

"Historic Moment" As First Commercial Flight Lands In Arunachal Pradesh

Tuesday  11:25,   22 may 2018
ndtv

Arunachal Pradesh has been put on the aviation map of the country with the state's first commercial flight, carrying Chief Minister Pema Khandu and 24 other passengers, landing at Pasighat in the north-east state's East Siang district, 305[...]

Killer Mark Hennessy rang wife to confess he kidnapped and killed missing woman Jastine Valdez

Tuesday  11:10,   22 may 2018
msn

Killer Mark Hennessy rang wife to confess he kidnapped and killed missing woman Jastine ValdezIt is believed the dad of two strangled the 24-year-old student before dumping her body in thick woodland in South Dublin. Her remains were found[...]

Family Charged Over Animal Neglect After 13 Horses Found Dead in 'Massacre'

Tuesday  10:30,   22 may 2018
europe.newsweek

"That's a massacre. It's not neglect," property owner Michael Cheung said.David Lee Small, Victoria Small and their son, Jason Leroy Small, have all been charged with permitting an animal to be in distress, failing to provide[...]

Gardaí probe death of baby girl 'found in bathroom' of HSE service

Tuesday  10:10,   22 may 2018
independent.ie

Gardaí probe death of baby girl 'found in bathroom' of HSE serviceThe body of the baby was discovered at a premises on April[...]

What the papers say – May 22

Tuesday  10:05,   22 may 2018
pressassociation

Official photos from the royal wedding are used across many of the papers.Kensington Palace released the snaps, which show the newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex surrounded by their bridal party and the royal family, or sharing an intimate[...]

Jastine's parents 'inconsolable' at the loss of their only child

Tuesday  10:00,   22 may 2018
independent.ie

Jastine's parents 'inconsolable' at the loss of their only childHer father Danillo and her mother Teresita moved here in 1985 from the province of Nueva[...]

Fury as vandals destroy graves of former gardai in Dublin cemetery

Tuesday  09:50,   22 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

Gardai are investigating whether the former officers were deliberately tagetedThe heartless act of vandalism, which happened in Ardla Cemetary last Thursday night, could potentially have been a targeted attack as two of the graves belonged to former [...]

Thousands of Human Bones Reveal 'Barbarian' Battle Rituals

Tuesday  09:40,   22 may 2018
nationalgeographic

<p>Archaeologists working in a sprawling wetland in Denmark have uncovered 2,000-year-old human remains that are challenging traditional ideas about "barbarian" warfare in northern Europe.</p>What the team[...]

A year on: Manchester bomb victims remembered

Tuesday  09:09,   22 may 2018
news.sky

A service of remembrance is being held today to mark the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack. Relatives of the 22 people who died and some of the survivors of the bomb will be joined by the Duke of Cambridge and the Prime[...]

After the bomb: Manchester families mark anniversary

Tuesday  09:09,   22 may 2018
news.sky

It is a year since 22 people went to a pop concert and never came home. A year since 22 families had their lives blown apart.As Manchester marks the first of many painful anniversaries, some say their lives feel frozen in time.Video - Manchester[...]

Archbishop convicted over sex abuse cover-up

Tuesday  08:25,   22 may 2018
news.sky

An archbishop has been found guilty of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, making him the most senior member of the Catholic Church to be convicted of such a charge. Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, now faces up to two years in prison [...]

Yeddyurappa Alleges Foul Play In Karnataka Elections, Writes To Poll Body

Tuesday  07:31,   22 may 2018
ndtv

Yeddyurappa Alleges Foul Play In Karnataka Elections, Writes To Poll BodyComplete coverage of Karnataka elections[...]