News: World

Why Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram didn't sign motion seeking CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment

Saturday  04:10,   21 april 2018
India Today

Why Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram didn't sign motion seeking CJI Dipak Misra's impeachmentFormer Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Union Minister P Chidambaram didn't sign the motion seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak[...]

Congress using impeachment as political tool: Jaitley

Saturday  03:50,   21 april 2018

Congress using impeachment as political tool: JaitleyAccusing the Congress of using impeachment as a political tool, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said it was a revenge petition to intimidate the judiciary following the Supreme Court's[...]

Calls for Portman to lose Israeli citizenship

Saturday  02:30,   21 april 2018
Sky News

An Israeli politician has called for Natalie Portman to be stripped of her citizenship after she pulled out of a prestigious Jewish awards ceremony.  The Oscar winning actress was born in Israel, but left for the US with her family when she was [...]

North Korean leader suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site

Saturday  02:15,   21 april 2018
The Washington Post

The surprise announcement comes less than a week before inter-Korean summit.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday, and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear[...]

Man arrested over botched burglary in Hither Green

Saturday  01:40,   21 april 2018
Press Association

Billy Jeeves, 28, is alleged to have been involved in the raid on Richard Osborn-Brooks’s home.Billy Jeeves, 28, is said to have fled the scene in Hither Green, south-east London, after Henry Vincent was fatally stabbed by the[...]

Queen Elizabeth Is Turning 92 Years Old. Here's Why She Has Two Birthdays.

Friday  21:00,   20 april 2018

Get ready to celebrate: It’s the Queen’s birthday! Queen Elizabeth II will turn 92 years old on Saturday, her 66th birthday since she ascended the throne in 1952. However, that won’t be the only birthday she celebrates this year. As always, [...]

Friday hits 26.1C as warm spell continues

Friday  20:50,   20 april 2018
Press Association

The Met Office said rain could hit parts of the country on Saturday © Getty People enjoy the hot weather on Richmond riverside in Richmond, Surrey. St James’s Park in London reached 26.1C – more than 10C above April averages – but[...]

Opinions | Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400. Here are the tapes.

Friday  20:15,   20 april 2018
The Washington Post

Posing as ‘John Barron,’ he claimed he owned most of his father’s real estate empire.The official was John Barron — a name we now know as an alter ego of Trump himself. When I recently rediscovered and listened, for first time since that year, to[...]

Irish woman who died after having abortion in UK ‘looked drunk’

Friday  19:15,   20 april 2018

Irish woman who died after having abortion in UK ‘looked drunk’Aisha Chithira had a termination at a Marie Stopes clinic in Ealing, west London, in January[...]

Rugby Players Ireland to facilitate player behaviour workshops 'in light of recent events'

Friday  18:05,   20 april 2018

Rugby Players Ireland to facilitate player behaviour workshops 'in light of recent events'Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding had their contracts with the IRFU and Ulster revoked last weekend following a review into their behaviour in the wake[...]

7 parties submit notice to impeach CJI

Friday  17:50,   20 april 2018

7 parties submit notice to impeach CJIThe Congress-led seven opposition parties on Friday met Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu and submitted an impeachment motion for the removal of Chief Justice Dipak[...]

Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle

Friday  17:25,   20 april 2018
Sky News

The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans have lost a second appeal request for the Supreme Court to hear their case. Tom Evans and Kate James, who are both in their early 20s, made another application to the Supreme Court after losing a second fight [...]

Man airlifted from top of Blarney Castle in dramatic Cork rescue operation

Friday  16:50,   20 april 2018

The incident happened at around 10am when the man, who is thought to be a tourist, said that he felt unwell .The fire services, Blarney Castle staff and community first responders rushed to the scene.It is thought that the man may have suffered a[...]

How to See the 2018 Lyrid Meteor Shower

Friday  15:55,   20 april 2018
National Geographic

One of the oldest annual showers on record, the Lyrids will put on an good show this year thanks to dark, moonless skies during the peak.Sky-watchers will get a chance to witness one of the oldest known annual meteor showers this weekend—and[...]

How Did Marijuana Become Associated with 4/20?

Friday  15:26,   20 april 2018

The term 4/20 was actually created by a group of high school buds in California.So what’s the real story behind how this counterculture holiday began? According to Dave Reddix, it all started with his five friends in Marin County,[...]