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How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design efficiencies prevent this?...

16 min. ago in Science &Technology
 
XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

US rapper XXXTentacion, who topped the charts as he faced domestic violence charges, has been killed aged 20. He was reportedly shopping for a motorcycle in south Florida when a gunman opened fire on his vehicle. Police in Broward County said...

37 min. ago in World News
 
Turkey issues warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter's father

Turkey issues warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter's father

The Turkish government has issued an arrest warrant for the father of an NBA basketball player from Turkey. Turkish prosecutors say the father of Enes Kanter, a New York Knicks player, had been in touch with members of a banned organisation. Turkey...

yesterday, 22:08 in Sport
 

Immigration rows: US and Germany compared

US President Donald Trump recently cited the immigration row in Germany to defend his own controversial policies, but how similar are the two nations when it comes to migrants? "We don't want what is happening with immigration in Europe to happen...

yesterday, 20:58 in World News
 

Trump space force: US to set up sixth military branch

President Donald Trump has ordered the US military to establish a sixth branch of its armed forces - a "space force". The US president said on Monday it would bolster national security and the economy with the creation of jobs. "It is...

yesterday, 20:40 in World News
 
National Action trial witness denies lying

National Action trial witness denies lying

A former member of a banned neo-Nazi organisation has denied exaggerating and lying during his evidence in order to implicate his former associates. Witness Robbie Mullen, 25, said the group National Action had not disbanded despite being outlawed in...

yesterday, 20:12 in Regional
 
Syria war: Iraqi militias blame US for deadly border strike

Syria war: Iraqi militias blame US for deadly border strike

An Iraqi paramilitary force has accused the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group of killing 22 of its fighters in an air strike in eastern Syria. However, the coalition says it did not carry out any strikes in the area. Syrian state...

yesterday, 18:48 in World News
 
Abuser's sister detained for naming victims on Facebook

Abuser's sister detained for naming victims on Facebook

A woman who named the victims of a sex offence case on Facebook has been sentenced to 18 weeks' detention. Sophie Turner, 19, from Old Swan, Liverpool, posted comments after her brother and another man were jailed for assaulting two girls. It is the...

yesterday, 18:43 in Regional
 

Former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi denies receiving 'cash gift'

The second-most powerful man in African football has branded video of him apparently taking cash gifts "lies". Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter. But Mr...

yesterday, 18:31 in World News
 
KPMG's audit work unacceptable, says watchdog

KPMG's audit work unacceptable, says watchdog

The auditing work of one of the world's "Big Four" accounting firms has been sharply criticised by the industry's watchdog. KPMG had shown an "unacceptable deterioration" and will be subject to closer supervision, the Financial...

yesterday, 18:30 in Business
 
Walmart shopper shoots dead carjacking gunman

Walmart shopper shoots dead carjacking gunman

A Walmart shopper has shot dead a gunman who shot a driver in the car park in a crime spree. Police say the suspect had tried to steal two cars and shot someone in a vehicle in Tumwater, in the north-western state of Washington. "He is a...

yesterday, 18:07 in World News
 
Dog killed as two are thrown on to M25 in Hertfordshire

Dog killed as two are thrown on to M25 in Hertfordshire

A dog was killed and a second survived after they were thrown from a car on to the M25, the RSPCA has said. It happened between junctions 20 and 19 for Kings Langley and Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire, at 18:30 BST on Sunday. The charity said a...

yesterday, 17:27 in Regional
 
Demolition or restoration: What should happen to Glasgow School of Art?

Demolition or restoration: What should happen to Glasgow School of Art?

Shock, heartbreak and devastation were the feelings expressed by most over the weekend as news spread of the second massive fire in four years at Glasgow School of Art. But now thoughts turn to the future. Can the building, which has been reduced to...

yesterday, 17:27 in Regional
 
Raft of safety flaws listed at Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Raft of safety flaws listed at Grenfell Tower Inquiry

A list of failed safety regulations has been presented to a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower blaze. Dr Barbara Lane said lifts in the tower were sub-standard, fire doors had not been replaced and combustible material was fitted around windows....

yesterday, 17:15 in Regional
 
Israel charges ex-minister Gonen Segev with spying for Iran

Israel charges ex-minister Gonen Segev with spying for Iran

Israel has charged a former cabinet minister with spying for Iran, the Shin Bet internal security service says. Gonen Segev, a medical doctor who served as energy minister in the 1990s, was allegedly recruited by Iranian intelligence while living in...

yesterday, 16:48 in World News
 


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