News: World

Why did it take so long to arrest the Golden State Killer suspect? Interagency rivalries, old technology, errors and bad luck

Monday  12:32,   28 may 2018

The killer was thought to have law enforcement or military experience. Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. was a former police officer who served in the Navy in Vietnam. He was 5-foot-11, with a sturdy frame. He worked in Exeter until 1976, before[...]

British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote

Monday  12:31,   28 may 2018

Johnson said that she ‘fecked up’.Johnson, who regularly features on British media and is also the sister of Boris Johnson, said last night that she “fecked up” in her use of[...]

The World War I Battle That Turned Into A Suicide Mission

Monday  12:15,   28 may 2018

American troops were ordered to take a German-held town in France, even though nearly all involved knew that once they attacked, they would not return.The Germans had turned Gesnes into a fortress, and a subterranean network of tunnels bored under[...]

Woman (60s) dies after jeep crashes into ditch in Co Kilkenny

Monday  11:55,   28 may 2018

Woman (60s) dies after jeep crashes into ditch in Co KilkennyThe incident happened at Birchwood, Kilmoganny yesterday[...]

Korean Air family in trouble again after 'nut rage'

Monday  11:45,   28 may 2018

The wife of the Korean Air chairman, whose daughter infamously threw a "nut rage" tantrum, has reported to a police station over allegations she assaulted airline employees. Lee Myung-hee was summoned for questioning by the Seoul[...]

BJP hits out at Kumaraswamy after his 'at mercy of Congress' remark

Monday  11:00,   28 may 2018

BJP hits out at Kumaraswamy after his 'at mercy of Congress' remarkThe Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka today hit out at HD Kumaraswamy after the chief minister said that he was at the 'mercy' of the Congress and not the 6.5 crore people[...]

'He was just walking on the street minding his own business' - Waterford FC manager's leg 'broken' in vicious attack

Monday  10:50,   28 may 2018

'He was just walking on the street minding his own business' - Waterford FC manager's leg 'broken' in vicious attackWaterford FC manager Alan Reynolds is recovering in hospital after he suffered a vicious, unprovoked[...]

Mark Hennessy rang his family before he was shot dead by gardai

Monday  10:30,   28 may 2018

Mark Hennessy rang his family with a final message before he was shot dead by gardai .Hennessy, 40, was killed by an armed officer after he attempted to lunge at gardai with a blade.The father-of-two became the main suspect in the missing persons[...]

Chance of hottest day, but more rain on the way

Monday  10:25,   28 may 2018

Bank Holiday Monday could be the hottest day of the year so far, potentially surpassing 29C (84.2F) in the southeast. However, it will be accompanied by more rain, thunder and lightning, with further flood warnings issued for parts of the UK for[...]

Simon Harris is 'extremely eager' to pass abortion legislation by the autumn

Monday  10:07,   28 may 2018

The Health Minister will meet senior officials today.Ireland voted by 66.4% to 33.6% on Friday to remove the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution and replace it with the 36th Amendment, directing the Oireachtas to legislation for the termination[...]

What the papers say – May 28

Monday  10:05,   28 may 2018

Festival deaths and Northern Ireland abortion reform lead the papers.The latest on calls for abortion law reform in Northern Ireland, Brexit and images of the weekend’s thunderstorms also feature[...]

Parents of murdered Jastine Valdez considering moving back to Phillipines following her horrific death

Monday  09:55,   28 may 2018

The couple are struggling to deal with the murder of their only child .Family friend Karen Geograso said: “I don’t know if they want to stay here because all the bad memories are here or if they want to go home for good, we don’t know.“The granny[...]

Gardaí believe Cameron (18) strangled in front of youths

Monday  09:20,   28 may 2018

Gardaí are investigating if a young person known to Cameron Reilly murdered the teenager in front of a number of youths. The body of the 18-year-old was found in a field near Dunleer, Co Louth, at around 8.30am on Saturday.The teenager had been[...]

Is Your Diamond Cursed? A History of Wicked Stones

Monday  09:20,   28 may 2018

The world's most famous and coveted gemstones carry with them a history of mythic misfortune.Google the “Hope Diamond” and the autofill search bar comes up with “curse” first and foremost. As the most ubiquitously known diamond around, it’s fair [...]

Young father among two who died during Mutiny Festival

Monday  09:10,   28 may 2018

Georgia Jones, 18, and Tommy Cowan, 20, were named locally as the pair who died after being taken ill at the Portsmouth event.Georgia Jones and 20-year-old Tommy Cowan were both named locally as those who died after being taken to hospital from the[...]