Enda Kenny has faced intense criticism over his handling of a crisis in the Irish police force. Enda Kenny is expected to step down as prime minister of Ireland next month after severe criticism of his handling of a crisis in the Irish police force. Kenny, who last year became thRead more »
CCTV footage has emerged of what is allegedly the moment the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is murdered. The video reportedly shows two women approaching Kim Jong-Nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport moments before he died on 13 February. Malaysian police said Mr Kim complained to the airport's customer service desk that two women had "wiped his face with a liquid and that he felt dizzy".
Labour's Diane Abbott has spoken out about the abuse she receives on social media, telling Sky News there is a case for a parliamentary inquiry into the "appalling" vitriol directed at MPs. The shadow home secretary told Sky's Sophy Ridge on Sunday programme that her staff try not to let her walk around her Hackney constituency on her own, such is the level of hate. Ms Abbott said the abuse has included being called "a b****, a n*****, rape threats, people saying I should be hanged and it reached a particular pitch in the last few weeks".
A general view of visitors walking in a showroom displaying armoured military vehicles during the opening of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi ...
A rare black Porsche 928 once owned by Beatles guitarist George Harrison is being put up for auction. Harrison, who bought the car in 1980, reportedly drove it regularly when he lived in Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. The vehicle is currently owned by Raj Sedha, from Leeds, who bought it for spares in 2003 without knowing its history.
The toddler had been reported missing from a home in the Milton of Drimmie, Perthshire at around 11.15am on Sunday. Police Scotland have released a statement saying: "Tragically, the boy did not survive. A water rescue unit and Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance also assisted in the search.
Piers Morgan has pulled out of hosting the Royal Television Society Programme Awards over a "silly" campaign to ban him. The Good Morning Britain presenter was only announced as the ceremony's host on Thursday, but has now decided to stand down from the post following a furore over his appointment. One petition said Morgan was "not acceptable" for the role and called on the RTS to "reconsider their position".
Dutch MP Geert Wilders has launched his campaign for Holland's top job with an attack on the country's Moroccans. The far-right and anti-Islam politician has been leading opinion polls ahead of the parliamentary elections on 15 March, which is seen as a test for European politics following the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory in the US. "The Moroccan scum in Holland ... once again not all are scum ... but there is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe, mostly young people... and that should change," Mr Wilders said.
The House of Lords is likely to attach conditions to legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger the country's exit from the European Union, a former MP from the Labour Party said on Sunday. Earlier this month, May won approval for the legislation from parliament's lower chamber, the House of Commons. The unelected upper chamber, the House of Lords, is due to begin debating the bill on Monday.
The Government has been accused of "trying to hide an inconvenient truth" amid a row over claims the NHS is at "breaking point". The British Medical Association said the number of overnight beds in English hospitals fell by a fifth between 2006 and 2016, delaying admissions and causing operations to be cancelled. Officials insisted changes in the way data was recorded meant historical figures could not be compared with the current situation.
Even before it had aired, SS-GB had courted controversy, with publicity images for the BBC's new drama set in Nazi-occupied London showing Buckingham Palace draped in swastikas.
By Helen Murphy and Nelson Bocanegra BOGOTA (Reuters) - An explosion near Bogota's bullring injured at least 26 people, most of them police officers as they prepared for anti-bullfighting protests in Colombia's capital on Sunday, the police said, but no one was killed. Details of the cause of the blast were not immediately available, but media images showed a police officer in a shredded uniform walking with support from his colleagues, as well as debris in the road, broken glass and damage to apartment buildings close by. Hundreds of protesters have gathered weekly to demonstrate against bullfighting in Bogota, which resumed last month for the first time in four years.
By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have moved ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) in an opinion poll by the Emnid institute for the first time since 2006, Bild am Sonntag newspaper said. The SPD's unexpected surge of some 12 points in the last month has caught Merkel and her conservatives off guard, analysts said, just seven months before the Sept. 24 election, where she had expected to win a fourth term easily. The Emnid poll of 1,885 voters gave the SPD 33 percent of the vote, up 1 point in the last week, while the Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU) would win 32 percent, down 1 point.
Donald Trump is a little bit self-conscious about the size of his hands after comments were made about how small they were before. However, the Internet has jumped on that and decided to make the controversial President small all over in a series of hilarious Photoshops. And whether you hate or love Trump, there is no denying these pictures just make you want to pick him up and tuck him in with some hot milk!
Oscar favourite La La Land has taken its first major blow this awards season, losing the Writers Guild of America gong for Moonlight. The two movies are widely considered frontrunners for the best picture Oscar, with La La Land also expected to sweep most technical categories.
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon, a step forward for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his company's goal of ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station. The 229-foot tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 soared off a seaside launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center at 9:39 a.m. EST (1439 GMT) carrying a Dragon cargo ship that holds supplies and science experiments for the station. Nine minutes after blastoff, the main section of the rocket flew back to a landing pad at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the eighth successful touchdown for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. "Baby came back," Musk wrote on Twitter, celebrating the landing.
Ukraine has declared a state of emergency in the energy sector over the blockade between the coal-producing east and the rest of the country
Sports presenter Richard Keys’ wife realised he was having an affair when she began writing a book about infidelity. Trained counsellor Julia Keys revealed she used her skills honed over a 20-year career to pen a book about the sensitive subject of helping women identify if their man is cheating. Mr Keys, 59, is said to have continued his affair with 27-year-old lawyer Lucie Rose - a friend of their daughter Jemma - after previously pressuring his wife to into saying it never took place.
A woman travelling on a mobility scooter has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a bus in Hackney. The woman - aged in her 60s - was hit by the bus on Amhurst Road on Sunday evening. The junction of Amhurst Road and Dalston Lane was blocked off - and was expected to remain so all night - as emergency services attended the incident.
Morrisons customers are being warned not to eat a prepared meat product bought from the store over concerns it could cause serious illness. The supermarket chain is recalling all 150g packs of Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices with a use-by date of Feb 21 2017. The packs are thought to have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause flu-like symptoms including high temperature, muscle aches, sickness and diarrhoea.
Apple has been working with Broadcom to develop a wireless charging solution to be used in future iPhone models, suggests a new report. The partnership between Apple and Broadcom has lasted for about two years, JP Morgan analyst Harlan Sur wrote in a research note, obtained by CNBC, released on Friday (17 February). The next iPhone, known as the iPhone 8, might not pack this feature, due to growing concern about safety standards of batteries following the 2016 recall of Galaxy Note 7, after a number of the smartphones exploded.