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Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee granted US asylum

Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee granted US asylum

Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee, who was jailed twice in his homeland for posting political and religious criticism online, has been granted asylum in the United States. Mr Yee, 18, has been detained in the US since he arrived at Chicago's O'Hare airport

BBC, 19 min. ago
 
U.S. Jewish groups beef up security after threats despite arrest

U.S. Jewish groups beef up security after threats despite arrest

The arrest in Israel on Thursday of a U.S.-Israeli teenager suspected of a rash of hoax bomb threats targeting Jewish community centres across the United States brought some relief to community leaders, who nevertheless say they will stick to plans to be

Reuters, 35 min. ago
 
BREAKING: Two people stabbed on Swedish subway sparks police manhunt

BREAKING: Two people stabbed on Swedish subway sparks police manhunt

Witnesses said the attacker assaulted the victims after a brief altercation in the Stureby district, south of the Swedish capital, according to reports. The authorities are reportedly still searching for the assailant, who fled the scene. More to follow…

Daily Express, 46 min. ago
 
Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has asked for help from the United Nations to boost the country's supplies of medicines. Mr Maduro said the UN had the expertise to normalise the supply and distribution of drugs in the country. Venezuela's Medical Fe

BBC, today, 00:51
 
BREAKING: Plane crashes into residential US street sparking huge house fire

BREAKING: Plane crashes into residential US street sparking huge house fire

Pictures have emerged of the burning house on the residential street of Vistawood lane. Onlookers have reported seeing the smoke billowing up from the nearby Kennesaw State University football stadium. One witness claimed the fire is still spreading as e

Daily Express, today, 00:33
 
'F*** EU' Protesters descend on Rome to protest European Union treaty’s 60th anniversary

'F*** EU' Protesters descend on Rome to protest European Union treaty’s 60th anniversary

The far-right movement Forza Nuova called Roma ai Romani (Give Rome back to the Romans) railed to voice their opposition towards the unelected Brussels eurocrats and their policies.  They proudly held banners aloft proclaiming “f*** EU”, while other demo

Daily Express, today, 00:33
 
Do baby boxes really save lives?

Do baby boxes really save lives?

It's been claimed that Finland's baby boxes, given to every newborn in the country, help reduce cot deaths. But what evidence is there that they lower infant mortality rates, asks Elizabeth Cassin. In June 2013, the BBC News website published an article

BBC, today, 00:32
 
A crucial election for Hong Kong: What's at stake?

A crucial election for Hong Kong: What's at stake?

Hong Kong chooses its next leader on Sunday in a vote overshadowed by fierce divisions over stalled political reform in the city. It is the first chief executive election since Hong Kong was brought to a standstill by mass pro-democracy rallies in 2014.

BBC, today, 00:24
 

Freed from IS tyranny, Mosul Sunnis fear for the future

When the jihadists who call themselves Islamic State (IS) are beaten in Mosul it will be a serious defeat for their organisation. But it will not, magically, bring peace to Iraq. At the moment the offensive has been stalled by fierce IS resistance in Mos

BBC, today, 00:12
 
BREAKING: At least 25 fire engines fighting MASSIVE blaze at metal manufacturing plant

BREAKING: At least 25 fire engines fighting MASSIVE blaze at metal manufacturing plant

A MASSIVE fire being fought by at least 15 fire companies has broken out in the US. More than 25 fire engines, including two ladder trucks, were called to the scene in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, after the blaze started in a metal manufacturing building.

Daily Express, yesterday, 23:50
 
Bull market not dead as tax reform takes spotlight

Bull market not dead as tax reform takes spotlight

The death of the Republican healthcare reform may not prove to be the knife to the heart of the bull market some had feared, but to keep the Trump Trade alive investors should temper expectations for the breadth of expected tax cuts. Anxiety over prospec

Reuters, yesterday, 23:33
 
Headteacher slams parent who gave child 'cold McDonald's Happy Meal from night before' for packed lunch

Headteacher slams parent who gave child 'cold McDonald's Happy Meal from night before' for packed lunch

An irate headteacher has hit out after one of his pupils came into school with a cold McDonald's' from the previous night for a packed lunch. Jon Carthy, head of Byron Primary School in Kent, sent out a sternly worded newsletter to parents after becoming

Daily Record, yesterday, 23:06
 
UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul

UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul

The United Nations has raised grave concerns about reports of high civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul. A senior UN official in Iraq said she was stunned by accounts of "terrible loss of life", after claims that at least 200...

BBC, yesterday, 23:00
 
Breaking news: Terror attack fears in Lille after reports of shooting spree in French city

Breaking news: Terror attack fears in Lille after reports of shooting spree in French city

A shooting spree has been reported in the French city of Lille sparking fears of a terror attack. Three people have been wounded and it is not yet clear whether the situation is still ongoing. Armed police have sealed off roads into the city centre as th

Daily Record, yesterday, 22:31
 

Hamas militant shot dead in Gaza Strip, group blames Israel

A senior Hamas militant was shot dead near his home in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the group said, blaming Israel for the killing. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on the incident in the Hamas-run Palestinian coastal enclave. Mazen Fuqah

Reuters, yesterday, 22:18
 


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