Conrad Hilton held for alleged car theft

Paris Hilton's younger brother Conrad has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly stealing a car and violating an ex-girlfriend's restraining order.

Posted 2017/05/07 11:34:00

Islamic State attacks kill two at Iraqi base where U.S. advisers stationed

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and six injured when multiple Islamic State suicide bombers attacked a base in northern Iraq where U.S. military advisers are stationed, security sources said on Sunday.


Posted 2017/05/07 08:22:22

Theresa May maintains strong election lead in weekend opinion polls

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May maintained her strong lead in opinion polls ahead of next month's national election, with one analyst saying she was on course for the kind of huge success Margaret Thatcher enjoyed over 30 years ago.


Posted 2017/05/07 08:18:27

City of Hannover evacuated after five bombs found

At least 50,000 people are being forced out of the centre of Hannover after five unexploded World War II bombs were discovered.

Posted 2017/05/07 08:16:00

City of Hanover evacuated after WW2 bombs found

At least 50,000 people were forced out of the centre of Hanover after three unexploded World War II bombs were discovered.

Posted 2017/05/07 08:16:00

Roses in hand, Venezuelan women protesters face security forces

CARACAS (Reuters) - Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, proffering roses to security forces who blocked their way.


Posted 2017/05/07 07:29:12

Security front and centre as France goes to polls

French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have cast their votes as millions of French citizens head to the polls in the most volatile election for a generation.

Posted 2017/05/07 03:07:00

Refugee family name baby after Canadian PM

A Syrian refugee family have named their new baby after the Prime Minister who made it possible for them to find safety in a new country.

Posted 2017/05/07 01:36:00

At least 80 Chibok girls released in Nigeria

Eighty-two girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been released, Nigerian authorities have said.

Posted 2017/05/06 20:14:00

Dozens of children dead in Tanzania bus crash

A school official says 29 children have died after their bus crashed into trees in Tanzania.

Posted 2017/05/06 12:39:00

Media warned after Macron emails hacked

The media has been warned not to publish the contents of hacked emails from Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign.

Posted 2017/05/06 08:43:00

Spam campaign targets Google users with malicious link

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked.


Posted 2017/05/03 22:52:17

Macron, Le Pen clash on euro, terrorism, in French pre-election TV showdown

PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron clashed over their vision of France's future, the euro and ways of fighting terrorism in an ill-tempered televised debate on Wednesday before Sunday's run-off vote for the presidency.


Posted 2017/05/03 22:51:37

WhatsApp service suffers global outage

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has suffered a major outage across Western Europe, Asia and America.

Posted 2017/05/03 21:52:00

May says EU seeking to affect result of British election

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May accused European politicians and officials on Wednesday of seeking to affect the outcome of the June 8 national election by issuing threats over Brexit.


Posted 2017/05/03 21:37:47

Macron warns of civil war under rival Le Pen

French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has said his far-right rival Marine Le Pen would lead France to civil war after she accused him of being complacent on extremism.

Posted 2017/05/03 20:36:00

Exclusive - London tries to lure Saudi Aramco with new listing structure: sources

LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange is working on a new type of listing structure that would make it more attractive for oil giant Saudi Aramco to join the bourse, sources familiar with the discussions said.


Posted 2017/05/03 19:12:49

London man guilty of leaving bomb on train near Canary Wharf bank district

LONDON (Reuters) - A man who left a bag packed with explosives and ball bearings on a London underground train on its way to the Canary Wharf financial district last October was convicted on Wednesday of planning to cause an explosion.


Posted 2017/05/03 18:24:15

Bad omen or opening bid? Brexit sparring begins with tales of delusion and disaster

LONDON (Reuters) - In the month since Prime Minister Theresa May submitted formal divorce papers, Brexit has been overshadowed by a public display of brinkmanship as Britain and the rest of the European Union set out their stalls for the tortuous exit negotiations.


Posted 2017/05/03 18:00:16

Faulty new UK one-pound coins fetching a mint on eBay

LONDON (Reuters) - Sharp-eyed collectors have spotted slight flaws in some of Britain's new, ultra-secure one-pound coins and have been trying to sell them online for up to 5,000 times their face value.


Posted 2017/05/03 16:54:20

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