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North Korea 'on the brink of nuclear war' with 'blackmailing gangster' America

North Korea 'on the brink of nuclear war' with 'blackmailing gangster' America

A new propaganda piece by Kim Jong-un accused America of holding the DPKR at "knifepoint" by imposing strict economic sanctions and actively supporting the hermit state's enemies. The dumpy despot reportedly has a 500,000-strong female army...

Daily Express, 18 min. ago
 
Friendly fire inquiry after US soldiers die battling IS

Friendly fire inquiry after US soldiers die battling IS

Two US Army Rangers killed in Afghanistan this week may have been hit by friendly fire, the Pentagon says. The soldiers were fatally wounded during a firefight on Wednesday night with the Islamic State (IS) group in eastern Afghanistan, US officials said

BBC, 23 min. ago
 
Global equities slip after weak U.S. GDP; euro strengthens

Global equities slip after weak U.S. GDP; euro strengthens

World stock markets dipped on Friday, with U.S. equities losing ground after a soft reading on first-quarter economic growth, while the euro strengthened as euro zone inflation rose to hit the European Central Bank's target. The U.S. economy grew at a 0.

Reuters, 27 min. ago
 
What is THAAD? Why is the US installing the THAAD missile system in South Korea?

What is THAAD? Why is the US installing the THAAD missile system in South Korea?

Admiral Harry Harris, of the United States Pacific Command, warned yesterday that Kim Jong-un will one day succeed in creating missiles capable of striking America. The navy admiral said said the advanced missile defence system in South Korea would be re

Daily Express, 58 min. ago
 
Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

The oldest operating ferry in Finland is being relaunched as the country's first all-electric vessel. The Fori first entered service in 1904 as a steam-powered boat. It was fitted with diesel engines in 1955. When it returns to the Aura River in Turku on

BBC, 58 min. ago
 
Merkel hopes for revival of frozen free trade talks with U.S. - interview

Merkel hopes for revival of frozen free trade talks with U.S. - interview

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was hopeful frozen negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States would be revived one day, in an interview to be published on Saturday. Talks with the United States on the

Reuters, today, 18:12
 
Wall Street slightly lower as weak GDP data weighs

Wall Street slightly lower as weak GDP data weighs

U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early afternoon trading on Friday after data showed the economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter. Gross domestic product increased at a 0.7 percent annual rate, below the 1.2 percent rise est

Reuters, today, 18:12
 
THAAD to have initial operational capability 'very soon' - Pentagon

THAAD to have initial operational capability 'very soon' - Pentagon

A U.S. anti-missile defenCe system being deployed to South Korea will have initial operational capability "very soon," a Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Friday. "It is moving very quickly, it will (have) initial operational...

Reuters, today, 18:02
 
French election 2017: Le Pen CLOSING GAP on Macron in second round race, latest poll shows

French election 2017: Le Pen CLOSING GAP on Macron in second round race, latest poll shows

The poll, published Thursday for Les Echos and Radio Classique,showed Mrs Le Pen would garner 41 per cent of the vote in the runoff election on May 7 – a score up two percentage points in two days. And Mr Macron’s score dropped below the 60 per cent mark

Daily Express, today, 17:36
 
FTSE set for biggest one-month fall since November 2016

FTSE set for biggest one-month fall since November 2016

Britain's top share index dipped on Friday as disappointing results weighed on banking heavyweight Barclays (BARC.L), with UK blue chips on track for their biggest one-month loss since November 2016. The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index was down 0.2 percen

Reuters, today, 17:31
 
Counter terror police drag woman off London bus before dramatic search

Counter terror police drag woman off London bus before dramatic search

Officers swooped on the bus in Willesden High Street according to people in the area, before dragging the woman into a doorway. Two bags were taken and searched by specialist officers. Officers were seen forcefully restraining the woman and escorting her

Daily Express, today, 17:30
 
Burka ban for public servants in Germany after parliament passes new law

Burka ban for public servants in Germany after parliament passes new law

The German parliament has approved a government proposal to ban the wearing of full-face veils for public servants while they are at work. The bill was proposed last year by security officials from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc. The

Daily Record, today, 17:26
 

Strongest week since December for European shares as investors pile in

* STOXX down 0.2 pct, but posts strongest week since December * UBS rallies as wealth management turnaround pleases * Barclays hit after missing out on trading boom * Gemalto profit warning hammers shares * BAML ups STOXX target, sees 2017 earnings up 15

Reuters, today, 17:12
 
German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash

German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash

German airlines are dropping safety rules brought in after the 2015 Germanwings plane crash which require two people in the cockpit at all times. Andreas Lubitz killed 150 people by crashing the plane - apparently on purpose - after the plane's captain l

BBC, today, 17:10
 
Michelle Obama: 'I won't run for office' for my children

Michelle Obama: 'I won't run for office' for my children

Former First Lady Michelle Obama appeared to rule out running for elected office during her first public remarks since leaving the White House. The Q&A at an architecture convention in Orlando came days after her husband made his first public...

BBC, today, 16:55
 


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