News: World

One dead in school bus crash during rush hour

Friday  19:07,   15 december 2017
Sky News

A man has died after the school bus he was driving collided with a lorry and a car on the outskirts of Aberdeen. The vehicles crashed on the South Deeside Road, close to the Maryculter Bridge, at 7.45am.Thirteen children from Lathallan School in[...]

Massive police hunt for 'Diabolik' Mafia Godfather

Friday  19:07,   15 december 2017
Sky News

A 200-strong police force is scouring every nook and cranny of farmhouses and warehouses belonging to 30 allies of Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro to flush out the fugitive Godfather. Nicknamed "Diabolik", the 55-year-old has evaded arrest for 24[...]

Talwars' acquittal challenged in Supreme Court by domestic help Hemraj's wife

Friday  17:51,   15 december 2017
NDTV

Talwars' acquittal challenged in Supreme Court by domestic help Hemraj's wifeIn October, the Talwars, who are both dentists, were found not guilty by the Allahabad High Court of the double murder in their flat in Noida in[...]

Family loses everything in house fire just a month after father died from cancer

Friday  17:36,   15 december 2017
Journal.ie

The fire destroyed the family home in Mallow, Cork, on Tuesday.Mary Gore and her five children had been trying to adjust to the death of dad Chris when their home went up in flames on[...]

'Drink as much as you want but do not break the law' - drunk man who tried to choke taxi driver jailed

Friday  17:36,   15 december 2017
Independent.ie

'Drink as much as you want but do not break the law' - drunk man who tried to choke taxi driver jailedMihail Coptu (46) jumped out of the car as it was still moving after the 70-year-old taxi driver managed to free himself. Gardai later[...]

Why Rahul Gandhi is a winner even if Congress loses Gujarat Assembly election

Friday  16:05,   15 december 2017
India Today

Why Rahul Gandhi is a winner even if Congress loses Gujarat Assembly election The ruling BJP and a hopeful Congress are anxiously waiting for December 18, when the votes will be counted in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Stakes are high in[...]

Two men arrested after Irish Rail security guard is beaten and locked in boot of his car for nine hours in Laois

Friday  15:21,   15 december 2017
MSN

Two men arrested after Irish Rail security guard is beaten and locked in boot of his car for nine hours in LaoisThe worker was set upon by between five and six people and locked in the boot of his own car for nine hours at the compound, while the[...]

'Like a famous person at Christmas, there'll be room in the stable' - remarkable attitude of Dublin man (71) set to become homeless next week

Friday  15:21,   15 december 2017
Independent.ie

'Like a famous person at Christmas, there'll be room in the stable' - remarkable attitude of Dublin man (71) set to become homeless next week A 71-year-old man has spoken out about how he will be homeless for Christmas.The man, who[...]

Irish Rail strike threat over staff anger at €500 Dunnes vouchers

Friday  15:21,   15 december 2017
Extra.ie

Commuters could be facing further rail strikes because unions are fuming over a €500 Christmas bonus gift card their members are getting. Some staff are unhappy at being offered a Dunnes Stores voucher instead of one for various[...]

Ryanair to recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes

Friday  15:20,   15 december 2017
Journal.ie

Pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain have planned strikes for next Wednesday.Earlier this week, pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain served the company notice that they would be striking next Wednesday 20[...]

Luas service experiencing delays of 'up to 15 minutes'

Friday  15:20,   15 december 2017
Independent.ie

The Luas green line is experiencing delays of up to 15 minutes this morning due to a "signal failure"."Please accept our apologies," a spokesperson for the tram service said on[...]

Disqualify Nitish Kumar, Not Sharad Yadav, Says Opposition On Day 1 Of Winter Session

Friday  14:25,   15 december 2017
NDTV

Disqualify Nitish Kumar, Not Sharad Yadav, Says Opposition On Day 1 Of Winter SessionSharad Yadav and his supporter Ali Anwar Ansari have been disqualified as Rajya Sabha MPs after they rebelled against current JD(U) boss and Bihar Chief Minister[...]

"My role is to retire," says Sonia Gandhi on son Rahul's elevation

Friday  14:25,   15 december 2017
NDTV

"My role is to retire," says Sonia Gandhi on son Rahul's elevationAs the party prepares for Rahul Gandhi to formally be made President tomorrow, there has been talk of whether his mother would formally be made a sort of political[...]

Cabinet clears bill that makes "triple talaq" a criminal offence

Friday  14:25,   15 december 2017
NDTV

Cabinet clears bill that makes "triple talaq" a criminal offenceWatch[...]

'Where is Barron?' Donald Trump and Melania taunted for leaving son out of Christmas photo

Friday  13:24,   15 december 2017
International Business Times

White House is beaming with Christmas cheer and to celebrate the holiday spirit, Melania Trump shared the official portrait of the first family of the US. The First Lady looked gorgeous in a black sequined dress with matching heels as she[...]