Police hunt gunman after two killed at US university

Two people have been shot dead at Central Michigan University and police are still searching for the gunman.

Posted 2018/03/02 15:03:00

Teenager held after two killed at US university

Police have arrested a suspect after two people were shot dead at Central Michigan University.

Posted 2018/03/02 15:03:00

William first Royal to visit Palestinian Territories

Prince William is set to become the first British Royal to make an official visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Posted 2018/03/01 10:22:00

Florida shooting: Walmart to restrict gun sales

America's largest retailer, Walmart, says it will no longer sell guns to people under the age of 21 in the wake of the Florida school massacre.

Posted 2018/03/01 08:43:00

To have and to hold: Couples wed carrying AR-15s

Around 250 couples armed with assault rifles have exchanged or renewed their wedding vows in a commitment ceremony at a US church - angering locals and forcing a school to close.

Posted 2018/03/01 08:01:00

Spies reveal Queen assassination attempt

A teenager tried to shoot and kill the Queen during a visit to New Zealand in 1981, classified documents from the country's security services have confirmed.

Posted 2018/03/01 05:46:00

Philippines says any South China Sea energy deal must be with Chinese company, not government

MANILA (Reuters) - Any potential deals between Manila and Beijing on energy exploration in the South China Sea should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government, a senior Philippine official said on Thursday.


Posted 2018/03/01 05:11:38

New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in 1981 - intelligence agency

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealand's intelligence agency on Thursday confirmed for the first time that a teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to the southern city of Dunedin in 1981, sparking a police inquiry into how the incident was handled.


Posted 2018/03/01 05:05:30

EU says to regulate Northern Irish trade unless Britain acts fast

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union on Wednesday laid out how it would regulate Northern Ireland's trade if no better solution was found in the fast-closing window before Britain's departure from the EU, prompting furious reactions in London and Belfast.


Posted 2018/03/01 02:35:40

No upside in Brexit for British car industry - MPs

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must maintain free trade and European Union regulatory alignment for the automotive industry as Brexit offers no upside for the sector, a committee of MPs said.


Posted 2018/03/01 02:09:13

In blow to Trump, top aide Hope Hicks to leave White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hope Hicks, one of U.S. President Donald Trump's longest-serving and most trusted aides, is resigning from her job as White House communications director, a blow to the president, whose inner circle has been depleted by firings and clouded by scandal.


Posted 2018/03/01 02:04:20

Empty seats, missing friends as Florida school reopens after shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Survivors of the second-deadliest U.S. public school shooting were brought to tears on Wednesday by empty seats and missing friends at roll call as they returned to their Florida high school two weeks after 17 students and educators were massacred there.


Posted 2018/03/01 01:33:39

Life expectancy in England and Wales shortens - research

LONDON (Reuters) - Life expectancy for people in England and Wales aged 65 at the beginning of 2018 has shortened by two months compared with a year earlier, research showed on Thursday.


Posted 2018/03/01 00:05:29

Long-serving Trump adviser quits White House

Hope Hicks, a long-serving adviser to Donald Trump, has quit her role as White House communications director.

Posted 2018/02/28 21:34:00

Phone home? 4G network to launch on the moon

You might not be able to access mobile phone coverage during your summer countryside getaway, but high-speed 4G connectivity will soon be available on the moon.

Posted 2018/02/28 21:21:00

Tough UK retail market claims high street stores Toys R Us, Maplin

LONDON (Reuters) - Tough trading conditions sank two high-profile retailers on Wednesday, with the collapse of Toys R Us UK and electronics chain Maplin sending ripples across the sector.


Posted 2018/02/28 19:59:42

British police arrest three in fatal Leicester blast

(Reuters) - British police have arrested three men on suspicion of manslaughter related to an explosion that killed five people in the city of Leicester on Sunday evening.


Posted 2018/02/28 19:32:04

Oscars 2018: Can the winner avoid a backlash?

In an age of political, social and ethical scrutiny, sometimes it's hard to get the tone right.

Posted 2018/02/28 13:04:00

First plastic-free supermarket aisle unveiled

The world's first plastic-free supermarket aisle has been unveiled in Amsterdam, prompting calls for retailers to roll them out in the UK.

Posted 2018/02/28 10:47:00

Winnie the Pooh censored in China crackdown

China has launched a social media crackdown after criticism of President Xi Jinping's plan to remain in office indefinitely was revealed.

Posted 2018/02/28 10:01:00