Postmedia wins seven awards at National Newspaper Awards

Postmedia wins seven awards at National Newspaper Awards

Postmedia Network won seven awards at the National Newspaper Awards Friday night, with dual wins for both the Vancouver Sun and the Ottawa Citizen.



Father of tragic Scots stock car racer Keir Millar speaks of his 'heartbreak' over son's death aged ...

Father of tragic Scots stock car racer Keir Millar speaks of his 'heartbreak' over son's death aged ...

KEITH Millar told how he still finds himself calling his son's name at the bottom of the stairs two weeks after he died following a crash at a race track in Lochgelly.

Record View: Leaky Lib Dems lacking in honour

Record View: Leaky Lib Dems lacking in honour

Alistair Carmichael must consider his future in politics over a leaked memo which wrongly claimed Nicola Sturgeon preferred David Cameron as PM.

Scores Killed in Western Mexico Gunfight

Scores Killed in Western Mexico Gunfight

Mexican officials say at least 42 people were killed in a gunfight between suspected criminals and security forces in western Mexico, the latest violence in an area that has been plagued by violent ...

Saudi regime fanning the flames of sectarianism

Saudi regime fanning the flames of sectarianism

A deadly blast has ripped through a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Qatif region in Eastern Province. The terrorist attack happened while Shia worshippers were holding Friday prayers. The incident has once again drawn public attention to the plight of Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia.

Alps Murders: Victim Fought With Brother

Alps Murders: Victim Fought With Brother

The brother of a British man shot dead in the French Alps with his family has revealed the pair had a violent row over a £1m inheritance, which led to the police being called.

Email Blunder Reveals Bank's 'Brexit' Risks Probe

Email Blunder Reveals Bank's 'Brexit' Risks Probe

A secret Bank of England project to examine the economic risks of the UK quitting the EU in the referendum has been revealed after an email was accidentally sent to a journalist.

'Embrace of the Serpent' among Cannes Directors' Fortnight winners

"Embrace of the Serpent" among Cannes Directors' Fortnight winners

Directors' Fortnight is an independent selection of films that runs concurrently with Cannes, and is officially non-competitive.

Bank of England secretly researches implications of EU exit: report

Bank of England secretly researches implications of EU exit: report

The email was written on May 21 and forwarded by mistake to a Guardian editor by the Bank's head of press.

Pedestrian halts suspect in low-speed chase; LAPD cuffs him, too

Pedestrian halts suspect in low-speed chase; LAPD cuffs him, too

Halt! A pedestrian stopped a motorist evading California police Friday evening by calmly stepping in front of his car. The chase ended, when police cuffed the man behind the wheel -- and the man who stopped him. They took them both of them in, aerial ...

Getting back to Basie basics

Getting back to Basie basics

Although the great jazz composer and band leader Count Basie died in April 1984, his band plays on.The Count Basie Orchestra, an 18-piece recording and touring ensemble, is keeping Basie's sometimes boisterous, frequently moving...

Motorcyclists gather in D.C., around US for Memorial Day weekend

Motorcyclists gather in D.C., around US for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day is one of the biggest holidays on the calendars of motorcycle riders. This year, just about a week after nine people were killed and more were wounded in a shootout involving what authorities say were outlaw motorcycle gangs during a gathering in Waco, Texas, rallies around the country

Orland bus crash that killed 10 caused by truck driver's unexplained turn

Orland bus crash that killed 10 caused by truck driver's unexplained turn

HACIENDA HEIGHTS >> California Highway Patrol investigators were unable to determine why the driver of a FedEx vehicle veered over the median on Interstate 5 and into oncoming traffic in the April 10, 2014 Orland bus crash that killed 10 and injured more than 30 others, the agency said Friday.After

EU Summit: Cameron 'confident' of reforms in Brussels

EU Summit: Cameron 'confident' of reforms in Brussels

British Prime Minister David Cameron is “confident” of an agreement with his European counterparts on EU reforms but warns they “wont be easy”.

Leaders wrapped up a summit in Riga on Friday which focused on closer ties between Brussels and several former Soviet countries includin

Syrian activists document rise of chlorine attacks in war as world searches for ways to act

Syrian activists document rise of chlorine attacks in war as world searches for ways to act

With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syria after a barrel bomb, suspected to be filled with chlorine gas, hit nearby.

Stood-down Somyurek rejects threat claims

Stood-down Somyurek rejects threat claims

VICTORIAN government minister Adem Somyurek, who has been stood down, says claims he intimidated and threatened his staff are untrue.

LIVE: Giants, Eagles lead, Suns v Pies

LIVE: Giants, Eagles lead, Suns v Pies

WEST Coast and the GWS Giants have built sustainable leads over St Kilda and Adelaide, while Gold Coast hosts Collingwood. FOLLOW LIVE

ISIS to have nuke 'within a year'

ISIS to have nuke 'within a year'

THIS is the terrifying reality ISIS thinks it can achieve in a year — holding the world to ransom with nuclear weapons.

UN: 'Nothing More Important' Than Helping Ramadi Refugees

UN: 'Nothing More Important' Than Helping Ramadi Refugees

Since Ramadi fell to Islamic State militants on Sunday, tens of thousands of the city's former residents have been on the road, fleeing the fighting and their homes in the western Anbar Province. Most of them are headed for what they hope is safety in Iraq's capital, Baghdad. "People are tellin

NY Times:  Justice Department Finds 'Criminal Wrongdoing' at GM

NY Times: Justice Department Finds 'Criminal Wrongdoing' at GM

Giant automaker General Motors could be on the verge of paying a record penalty for failing to reveal an ignition defect in its vehicles linked to at least 104 deaths, according to a report Friday in The New York Times. GM's settlement payment is still being negotiated, but is expected to surpa

US Senate Blocks House Bill on Domestic Surveillance

US Senate Blocks House Bill on Domestic Surveillance

The U.S. Senate has blocked a House of Representatives bill that would have ended the bulk collection of domestic telephone data by the National Security Agency. The Senate voted 57- 42 against the bill early Saturday, shortly after midnight. Sixty votes were needed to move ahead with the legis

UN accuses S. Sudan fighters of shelling base

UN accuses S. Sudan fighters of shelling base

South Sudanese government tanks backed by helicopter gunships have pushed back rebels from a key oil town, state television showed on Friday, as the UN accused both sides of targeting one of its bases sheltering civilians.

WMNdellis published Merge order to speed up adoption

WMNdellis published Merge order to speed up adoption

Plans to force councils to merge services in order to speed up adoption rates are to be announced in next week's Queen's Speech. Adoption is "happening at too small and localised a scale", the Department for Education (DfE) said, and mergers would increase the pool of potential adopters, reducing w

Lewis Gregory: Great to have helped Somerset turn corner

Lewis Gregory: Great to have helped Somerset turn corner

It's a great feeling to have won our first match of the season especially as it has come on the back of some poor performances and poor results. Now that we have experienced success we want to push on and hope that we can try to make it continue. It was brilliant to win the game but the manner in

Eurovision And the Marriage Equality Referendum

Eurovision And the Marriage Equality Referendum

While Ireland's failure to qualify for the Eurovision final this week is surely disappointing, there is another vote currently affecting the country in which the stakes are monumentally higher.

VIDEO: Electro Velvet's Eurovision diary

BBC News followed UK Eurovision entry Electro Velvet to find out what it is like to be thrust, from nowhere, into the gaze of Europe's showbiz media.

Warning councils 'turning off' CCTV'

Councils in England and Wales are turning off CCTV cameras in an attempt to cut costs, a surveillance watchdog warns.

Baghdad halts Ramadi refugee flow

Authorities in Baghdad close a key bridge, stopping the flow of refugees fleeing the city of Ramadi captured by Islamic State militants this week.

US Senate blocks surveillance bill

The US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.

Charlie Austin and Jamie Vardy are living evidence that it's never too late to play for England

Rob Lee was capped at 28 by Terry Venables for England and says that hard work goes a long way in football

David 'Noddy' Rice murder: Twin to visit shooting scene on ninth anniversary of killing

Shirley Rice says she will never give up hoping for justice for her brother as she marks the ninth heart-breaking anniversary of the murder

Zeaplus releases the $99 Zeaplus Watch DM360

To say smartwatch manufacturers copy each other would be a bit of an understatement. Now that smartwatches are a thing, we're seeing the same trend bleed over to the wearables world. While the Moto 360 price has dropped considerably, the Zeaplus Watch DM360 is a China-based alternative with

Family, friends say goodbye to baby Roman

LAST week he had to be stopped from running into his family home to save his baby boy from fire ... today Roman Campbell’s father had to carry out another tragically brave act.

O'Brien gets another go at Fairfax

THE LNP candidate narrowly defeated by Clive Palmer at the federal election has been given another chance to win the Sunshine Coast seat of Fairfax.

Defence minister backs destroyer project

FEDERAL Defence Minister Kevin Andrews says the government is determined to complete the air warfare destroyer project, which has overshot its budget.

Vic minister stood down over threat claims

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews says his small business minister has been stood down following allegations of intimidation.

UN to investigate alleged executions of civilians in Mali

Bamako (dpa) – The United Nations is sending a team to investigate the alleged executions of nine civilians, including an aid worker, by soldiers after pro-government militiamen clashed with separatist rebels in the north-east, the UN mission in...