News: World

Areas where water voles found down 30% in a decade – report

Monday  03:50,   26 february 2018
Press Association

There are calls for Government funding and action to reverse declines in the mammal immortalised as ‘Ratty’ in Wind In The Willows.The river mammals, immortalised as “Ratty” in Wind In The Willows, were once common in ditches, streams and rivers[...]

The real reason for Labour's Brexit shift

Monday  03:50,   26 february 2018
Sky News

Last month while being grilled by a committee of MPs, Brexit Secretary David Davis said anyone who went into a negotiation trumpeting their red lines was an "idiot".Last month while being grilled by a committee of MPs, Brexit Secretary[...]

Michelle Obama’s Memoir to Arrive in November

Monday  01:35,   26 february 2018
The New York Times

Ms. Obama announced on Sunday that the book will be entitled “Becoming.”Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” will hit bookstores on Nov.[...]

China sets stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely

Sunday  23:36,   25 february 2018
Reuters

China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office. Xi, 64, is[...]

Murder probe under way after man found dead in flat

Sunday  21:06,   25 february 2018
Press Association

Police believe James Watt was the victim of a targeted attack.James Watt was found dead in a flat on Copland Quadrant, in the Ibrox area of Glasgow, at about 10.20pm on[...]

13-year-old girl arrested over 120-car arson attack

Sunday  21:06,   25 february 2018
Press Association

No-one was injured in the fire, which broke out in Ellens Road in Deal, Kent.The teenager was held over an incident in Deal in Kent on Friday night which saw 40 firefighters tackle a blaze at a car salvage[...]

Narendra Modi’s Mann Ki Baat: New India possible only through women empowerment

Sunday  19:54,   25 february 2018
MSN

Narendra Modi’s Mann Ki Baat: New India possible only through women empowermentDuring his monthly radio programme—Mann Ki Baat—on Sunday, Modi said that the country was moving towards women-led development and just women development. “The country is [...]

South Korea says North Korea is finally, secretly ready to talk to Washington

Sunday  16:55,   25 february 2018
The Week

The North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, indicated "North Korea is willing to have talks with the U.S., and the North agrees that inter-Korean relations and North Korea-U. S. relations should advance[...]

UK expected to feel ‘colder than Arctic Circle’ with snow warnings in place

Sunday  14:50,   25 february 2018
Press Association

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings that run into the middle of the week.Widespread snow is forecast, and the Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for Monday, Tuesday and[...]

Delays ‘likely’ at Bristol Airport after false alarm triggers evacuation

Sunday  13:05,   25 february 2018
Press Association

The airport handles around 16,000 passengers a day on average.Images on social media showed a crowd stood outside in freezing conditions after the alarm was activated at around[...]

The truth about the ‘snub’ to Justin Trudeau

Sunday  10:20,   25 february 2018
Hindustan Times

The truth about the ‘snub’ to Justin TrudeauThe worst part is Justin Trudeau is aware of this. Even if he doesn’t feel snubbed he knows that many Indians believe he has been and that image has been forcefully communicated to his own country. So,[...]

Murder arrest after body found in house

Sunday  09:00,   25 february 2018
Independent.ie

Gardai have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a young man in a house in Sligo.The Office of the State Pathologist was notified and the scene was cordoned off as a garda technical team carried out a forensic[...]

'I'd get the insurance money, the lot, everything'

Sunday  09:00,   25 february 2018
Independent.ie

The detailed garda investigation that followed Catherine Nevin's husband's murder established that she had attempted to solicit at least three men to murder Tom in the years before he was shot dead. All three gave evidence against her. One[...]

Black Widow’s final resting place revealed as funeral kept secret

Sunday  08:25,   25 february 2018
Extra.ie

Black Widow’s final resting place revealed as funeral kept secretNevin, 67, who was convicted of hiring a hitman to kill her husband Tom in 1996, died at Blanchardstown hospital on Monday after suffering with brain cancer for over a[...]

In court, woman charged in White House incident says the president is her fiance

Sunday  07:46,   25 february 2018
The Washington Post

Jessica Ford tried to enter the presidential residence by driving her vehicle into a barricade, police say.Jessica Ford, 35, of La Vergne, Tenn., was arrested by Secret Service officers Friday shortly after the incident which began around 3 p.m.,[...]