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US election race: Gillibrand launches presidential bid

US election race: Gillibrand launches presidential bid

Kirsten Gillibrand has become the latest US Democrat to join a crowded race to be the party's candidate for the 2020 presidential election. The 52-year-old senator for New York announced her bid in an online video released on Sunday. Fifteen other...

Sunday, 19:56 in World News
 
Terror investigation in Surrey after man stabbed

Terror investigation in Surrey after man stabbed

Counter terrorism police are investigating the suspected far-right inspired attack in which a man suffered non-fatal stab wounds. The attack was on Saturday night in Stanwell, Surrey, where a man carrying a baseball bat and a knife was seen shouting...

Sunday, 17:52 in Regional
 
Ethiopian Airlines: 'Clear similarities' with Indonesia cash

Ethiopian Airlines: 'Clear similarities' with Indonesia cash

Flight data from the Ethiopian Airlines disaster a week ago suggest "clear similarities" with a crash off Indonesia last October, Ethiopia's transport minister has said. Both planes were Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Last Sunday the Ethiopian...

Sunday, 17:28 in World News
 
Serbia protests: Vucic the target of Belgrade rally

Serbia protests: Vucic the target of Belgrade rally

Thousands of people are protesting in Belgrade against the Serbian leader Aleksandar Vucic. Rallies - largely peaceful - have been staged outside the president's official residence since the end of last year. But tensions escalated on Saturday when...

Sunday, 17:05 in World News
 
Eurostar tells customers 'don't travel'

Eurostar tells customers 'don't travel'

Eurostar has told passengers only to travel from Paris to London "if absolutely necessary". Its services have been hit by serious delays, as long queues have formed due to industrial action by French customs officers. Four trains were...

Sunday, 16:43 in Regional
 
Thief steals Devon seaside resort dog poo bin

Thief steals Devon seaside resort dog poo bin

Police have been mulling the possible reasons for why someone would steal a dog poo bin from a seaside resort. It was unscrewed from its mounting and taken at Fisherman's Cove in East Portlemouth, Devon sometime between Tuesday or Wednesday....

Sunday, 16:20 in Regional
 
Bangladesh Fifa official held for 'defaming' PM Hasina

Bangladesh Fifa official held for 'defaming' PM Hasina

Bangladeshi authorities have arrested a senior member of football's world governing body Fifa for allegedly defaming the country's prime minister. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron, a Fifa Council member, was detained after she had said that Prime Minister Sheikh...

Sunday, 14:56 in World News
 
St Patrick's Day parades held in London and Birmingham

St Patrick's Day parades held in London and Birmingham

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in St Patrick's Day celebrations across the country. Crowds decked in green, waving shamrocks and the Irish tricolour packed London's Trafalgar Square. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the...

Sunday, 14:46 in Regional
 
Fulham fight: Fatal stabbing victim named

Fulham fight: Fatal stabbing victim named

A man stabbed to death in a fight in south-west London has been named locally as 29-year-old Nathaniel Armstrong. Mr Armstrong was stabbed at the junction of Gowan Avenue and Munster Road, in Fulham, in the early hours of Saturday and died at the...

Sunday, 14:35 in Regional
 
Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide

Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide

Two boarding school pupils are among 31 people to have been killed in eastern Zimbabwe by Cyclone Idai. They were asleep in their dormitory when rocks swept down a mountain and knocked over a wall, officials say. A further three people are missing...

Sunday, 14:28 in World News
 
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank in formal merger talks

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank in formal merger talks

Germany's two biggest lenders, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, will hold formal talks about a merger. The announcement caps months of speculation that the two struggling banks would attempt to combine. A merger could result in massive cost savings, in...

Sunday, 14:07 in World News
 
St Patrick's Day 2019 celebrated worldwide

St Patrick's Day 2019 celebrated worldwide

St Patrick's Day celebrations are taking place across the world. The feast of the Irish saint on 17 March is being celebrated from Australia to Dubai to the United States. More than 400 landmarks in more than 50 countries are turning the appropriate...

Sunday, 13:46 in Regional
 
Mike Thalassitis: Love Island star found dead in Edmonton park

Mike Thalassitis: Love Island star found dead in Edmonton park

Love Island's Mike Thalassitis was found dead in a park in Edmonton on Saturday. The Metropolitan Police said it was called to a park near Latymer Way, N9 at 09:28 GMT on Saturday to reports of a man found hanged. Officers and the London Ambulance...

Sunday, 13:08 in Regional
 
Indonesia floods: Dozens dead in Papua province

Indonesia floods: Dozens dead in Papua province

At least 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua. Rescue workers are struggling to reach remote parts of the province, and there are fears the number of dead may rise. Roads have been blocked by...

Sunday, 12:46 in World News
 
M&S plans big store shift towards weekly food shop

M&S plans big store shift towards weekly food shop

Marks and Spencer is planning a big shift towards food at its stores, the retailer has said. It said it wanted to target the weekly family shop by having more stores that offer its full range of food. At the moment, only around 12 of its stores offer...

Sunday, 12:23 in Regional
 


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