News: World

Six reported injured in suspected noxious substance attack in London

Sunday  07:25,   24 september 2017
Press Association

Scotland Yard said officers were called shortly before 8pm on Saturday to an area near the Westfield shopping centre in Stratford.Six people have been reported injured in a suspected noxious substance attack at an east London shopping centre, police [...]

Crazy New Hermit Crab Makes Its Home Inside Another Living Animal

Sunday  06:50,   24 september 2017
Gizmodo Australia

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Clinton: Trump has 'been even worse than I thought he would be'

Sunday  05:00,   24 september 2017
The Hill

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton slammed President Trump on Saturday, saying his presidency is worse than she expected it would be. "I really had such deep doubts about his preparation, his temperament, his character,[...]

Motorists stuck for hours amid M3 hazard alert

Sunday  02:40,   24 september 2017
Sky News

Thousands of motorists and passengers were stranded for up to 12 hours on a motorway as bomb disposal experts dealt with a mystery hazard on the carriageway. The M3, which is the main route between London and Southampton, was closed between[...]

Motorists stuck for hours amid M3 hazard alert

Sunday  02:40,   24 september 2017
Sky News

Thousands of motorists and passengers were stranded for up to 12 hours on a motorway as bomb disposal experts dealt with a mystery hazard on the carriageway. The M3, which is the main route between London and Southampton, was closed between[...]

LeBron James says Trump is a 'bum' after the president disinvites Steph Curry, Warriors from White House

Sunday  01:50,   24 september 2017
Business Insider Australia

LeBron James, the NBA star and champion, responded to President Donald Trump's comments on the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry Trump tweeted Saturday morning that he had "withdrawn" his invitation to the Warriors to visit the[...]

Cops swoop on Westfield Shopping centre as six injured in suspected 'mass' acid attack

Sunday  00:35,   24 september 2017
MSN

Police confirmed one man has been arrested in connection with the incident as footage has emerged of horrified commuters and shoppers fleeing the scene.Six people have been injured after a 'noxious' substance was sprayed at Westfield Shopping centre [...]

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

Saturday  20:00,   23 september 2017
Journal.ie

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.The yacht was moored at Tarbert, Co. Kerry but came loose in the rough weather and began drifting westward in the middle of the bust[...]

Gardaí thank public for help following fresh appeal into 1987 triple murder house fire

Saturday  19:00,   23 september 2017
Independent.ie

Gardaí have thanked members of the public who came forward with information about a triple murder that occurred 30 years ago. Cold case detectives revealed earlier this week that they believe a house fire which claimed the lives of a young woman and [...]

Investigation launched after odourless gas leak forced thousands in Galway and Mayo to switch off supply

Saturday  18:15,   23 september 2017
Independent.ie

An investigation has been launched into how an odourless gas leaked into homes in the west of the country. The investigation was announced by the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) after odourless gas was circulated in supply lines, forcing[...]

New earthquake shakes jittery Mexico

Saturday  17:55,   23 september 2017
Associated Press

A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey says the new temblor was centered about 12 miles[...]

Nervous Sweden stages huge military exercise

Saturday  17:05,   23 september 2017
Sky News

Something is stirring on the Swedish island of Gotland.   There are men in the bushes carrying AK-5 rifles and American attack helicopters ducking behind trees, plus armoured cars covered in brambles and a radar station at the mall.Residents on [...]

Nazi gun removed from statue of AK-47 founder Mikhail Kalashnikov in Moscow

Saturday  16:10,   23 september 2017
dw.com

Russian authorities have corrected a mistake in part of a statue that honors the developer of one of Russia's most famous exports. Muscovites noticed the error in the 7.5 meter monument and alerted city chiefs.The sculptor, Salavat Scherbakov,[...]

Man (30s) dies after driving car into steel barrier before breaking into two homes and being restrained by gardai

Saturday  15:35,   23 september 2017
Independent.ie

A man has died after he crashed his car into a steel barrier last night in Co Dublin. After crashing his car, the man in his 30s, broke into two homes on Templemanor Drive, Limekiln Avenue, Greenhills, Walkinstown, Dublin 12, shortly after[...]

North Korea quake a suspected explosion

Saturday  14:15,   23 september 2017
Sky News

North Korea has been struck by a 3.4 scale earthquake that China says may have been caused by an explosion. South Korea's weather agency, however, said it was examining the quake and took the view that it was a naturally occurring[...]