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US ambassador: Trump's Twitter attack on May 'misinterpreted'



News December 12, 2017


Woody Johnson, Washington's ambassador to London, said his boss's number one priority was security and suggested UK politicians had a "namby-pamby" response to terrorism.At the end of November, Mr Trump caused controversy when he ...

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British banker Rurik Jutting appeals life term for gruesome killings



News December 12, 2017


Rurik Jutting was found guilty in November 2016 of killing Indonesians Sumarti Ningsih, 23, and Seneng Mujiasih, 26, in Hong Kong apartment in 2014.His lawyer Gerard McCoy told the city's Court of Appeal that the trial judge had m...

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Oscar Pistorius injured in prison fight over phone



News December 12, 2017


The former Paralympic champion had an altercation with another inmate over a public telephone earlier this month.In a statement, South Africa's Department of Correctional Services said Pistorius sustained a bruise during the incid...

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Just 10 rivers carry 90% of plastic polluting the oceans



News December 12, 2017


Two of them are in Africa - the Nile and the Niger - while the others are in Asia: the Indus, Ganges, Amur, Mekong, Pearl, Hai he, Yellow and Yangtze.As well as being some of the world's longest rivers, they have big populations a...

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Earthquake hits Kerman Province in southeast Iran



News December 12, 2017


Iranian television said the quake hit near the town of Hejdak, around 400 miles (700km) south of the capital Tehran, but there is no word so far on any potential deaths or injuries.The US Geological Survey recorded its magnitude a...

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