News: World

100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control

Sunday  09:10,   20 august 2017
Press Association

The site was used for packaging and distribution and the fire took hold very quickly. “Firefighters have done an absolutely brilliant job here this morning. They spotted the fire had started to spread to the large warehouse next door and managed to[...]

Dick Gregory, Stand-Up Comedian and Activist, Dies at 84

Sunday  08:40,   20 august 2017
ETOnline

The comedian was hospitalized last week for 'a serious but stable medical condition.'Dick Gregory, groundbreaking stand-up comedian and activist, has died. He was[...]

All Blacks great Colin Meads dies aged 81

Sunday  06:30,   20 august 2017
Press Association

All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 81, New Zealand Rugby has announced. Meads played 133 times for the All Blacks between 1957 and 1971, appearing in 55 tests, and the King Country lock earned an[...]

Seaside town put 'on lockdown' amid disorder

Sunday  06:00,   20 august 2017
Sky News

Some pubs, hotels and other businesses in Cromer, Norfolk, have closed their doors this weekend following reports of "low-level disorder", police have said.Several venues in the seaside resort said they had decided to close on Saturday[...]

Here's how much a nuclear weapon costs

Sunday  05:45,   20 august 2017
CNBC

To determine the price of one nuclear weapon, you have to account for the costs of their production, delivery systems and maintenance. "South Korean government analysis has put North Korea's nuclear spending at $1.1 billion to $3.2 billion overall," [...]

23 killed, 40 injured after 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail, ‘Driver applied sudden breaks due to repair works'

Sunday  04:31,   20 august 2017
Hindustan Times

<p>The Utkal Express, that travels from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand, derailed at around 5:40pm on Saturday.</p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was extremely pained by the derailment, while railways minister Suresh Prabhu[...]

23 killed, 40 injured after 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail, ‘Driver applied sudden breaks due to repair works'

Sunday  04:31,   20 august 2017
Hindustan Times

<p>The Utkal Express, that travels from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand, derailed at around 5:40pm on Saturday.</p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was extremely pained by the derailment, while railways minister Suresh Prabhu[...]

23 killed, 40 injured after 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail, ‘Driver applied sudden breaks due to repair works'

Sunday  04:30,   20 august 2017
Hindustan Times

<p>The Utkal Express, that travels from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand, derailed at around 5:40pm on Saturday.</p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was extremely pained by the derailment, while railways minister Suresh Prabhu[...]

23 killed, 40 injured after 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail, ‘Driver applied sudden breaks due to repair works'

Sunday  04:30,   20 august 2017
Hindustan Times

<p>The Utkal Express, that travels from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand, derailed at around 5:40pm on Saturday.</p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was extremely pained by the derailment, while railways minister Suresh Prabhu[...]

Lost WWII USS Indianapolis Wreckage Finally Uncovered

Sunday  04:25,   20 august 2017
Newsweek

It was 18,000 feet under the water's surface.And now it's been[...]

Trump labels Boston protesters 'anti-police agitators,' then praises them for 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

Sunday  03:25,   20 august 2017
Business Insider

President Donald Trump described as "anti-police agitators" thousands of mostly peaceful counter-protesters who took to Boston on Saturday to oppose white supremacy and counter a right-wing "free speech" rally.President Donald[...]

French fighter jet shadows British passenger plane

Sunday  00:25,   20 august 2017
Sky News

Airline Jet2 has asked French aviation officials to explain why one of its planes was shadowed by a French fighter jet. Passengers on board Friday's flight LS1204 from Malaga to Birmingham say the aircraft was tracked by a military plane for up to[...]

Terror cell 'dismantled' - but manhunt continues

Sunday  00:05,   20 august 2017
Sky News

The terror cell behind Spain's deadly twin attacks has been "dismantled", but the hunt for suspects continues, authorities say. In a news conference, interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said the cell comprised 12 young men.Many of[...]

'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

Saturday  21:55,   19 august 2017
Associated Press

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short <g class="gr_ gr_11 gr-alert gr_spell[...]

Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary steps down

Saturday  21:35,   19 august 2017
Hello!

Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary Mark Leishman has stepped down, according to reports this weekendMark Leishman has reportedly stepped down as Private Secretary to Prince[...]