Cameron and Juncker meet to discuss UK call for new EU deal

Cameron and Juncker meet to discuss UK call for new EU deal

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has been meeting David Cameron at the British prime minister’s official country residence Chequers.

On the agenda, the UK’s quest for a new deal on EU membership ahead of a planned “in-out” referendum by the end of 2017.




New role to meet terrorism challenge

New role to meet terrorism challenge

A NEW frontbench role to combat Islamic radicalism is to be announced by the federal government in the coming days, News Corp reports.

Mum abandons kids to join death cult

Mum abandons kids to join death cult

AN Aussie mother has chosen life under the brutal dictatorship of Islamic State in Syria over her children who she has left behind in Australia.

Solar flight pilot: Pacific leg is 'most challenging' ever attempted

Solar flight pilot: Pacific leg is "most challenging" ever attempted

Solar Impulse pilot Andre Borschberg speaks to dpa about the risks and preparations for his most challenging flight yet across the Pacific.Andre Borschberg is attempting to break the record for the longest solo plane flight in history - and he plans to...

Waterloo man charged with murder in death of his grandmother

Waterloo man charged with murder in death of his grandmother

A Waterloo man is in police custody on a murder charge – and police say the victim in the case is his grandmother.

Young driver in big trouble for speeding in Banff

Young driver in big trouble for speeding in Banff

A young male driver from Canmore is facing dangerous driving charges after he was nabbed driving 149 km/h over the posted speed limit in Banff National Park.

Greece Warns of Possible Default on IMF Debt Repayment in June

Greece Warns of Possible Default on IMF Debt Repayment in June

Greece will honour its debt repayment obligations to international lenders "to the extent" that it is able to pay, a government official said on Monday. "It is the government's responsibility to be able to repay all these obligations ... it is also the responsibility of the creditors to be faithful

Turkey, US Agree 'in Principle' to Give Air Support to Syrian Rebels

Turkey, US Agree "in Principle" to Give Air Support to Syrian Rebels

Turkey and the US have agreed "in principle" to provide air cover to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight against Islamic State once they return to Syria, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. In an interview with Turkey's Daily Sabah newspaper Cavusoglu said the air sup

Missing minors located through Cyber Alert unit

Missing minors located through Cyber Alert unit

Two minors, aged 15 and 17, who had been reported missing in two separate instances in Attica earlier this month, were located through Greek police's online Cyber Alert unit, authorities announced on Monday.

NFL player's 3rd arrest in 9 months, for domestic violence

NFL player's 3rd arrest in 9 months, for domestic violence

NFL defensive end Ray McDonald is again under investigation for domestic violence following his third arrest in the past nine months. McDonald -- who signed with the Chicago Bears this...

Sharapova advances despite boos

Sharapova advances despite boos

Maria Sharapova may be the defending champion at the French Open but she was booed Monday after her first-round win.

Anonymous threats against airliners prompt plane searches

Anonymous threats against airliners prompt plane searches

A series of anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners Monday, possibly from the same source, prompted searches of at least two planes at Kennedy Airport and nearly interrupted a third flight from England, authorities said.

Need For Speed 2015 Uses Same Engine As Star Wars: Battlefront

Need For Speed 2015 Uses Same Engine As Star Wars: Battlefront

Last week EA and developer Ghost Games confirmed the new Need for Speed title that will be released later this year. The reboot of this popular racing franchise carries a very simple moniker, it’s just Need for Speed this time around, they’ve decided against an elaborate moniker for this

Twister kills 10 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

Twister kills 10 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms.Read more on NewsOK.com

Steve McClaren sacked by Derby County after failing to reach Championship play-offs

Steve McClaren sacked by Derby County after failing to reach Championship play-offs

Derby laboured to an eighth-placed finish in the Championship this season, as the Rams missed out on the play-offs after looking like league contenders earlier in the season

Lib Dem leadership contenders join forces to rally against plans to scrap Human Rights Act

Lib Dem leadership contenders join forces to rally against plans to scrap Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act is set to be scrapped under David Cameron, but rivals Tim Farron and Norman Lamb are clubbing together to try and stop it - with their eight MPs

Gunman Behind Sydney Siege Described As Being Narcissistic And Troubled

Gunman Behind Sydney Siege Described As Being Narcissistic And Troubled

A coroner’s inquest concerning the individual behind the December siege in Sydney, Australia, has revealed many details about the gunman’s life and mental state.

A coroner’s inquest concerning Man Haron Monis, the individual behind the December siege in Sydney, Australia, has revea

Win the weekly special meal for two at Dumbarton's Dumbuck House this weekend

Win the weekly special meal for two at Dumbarton's Dumbuck House this weekend

The Lennox Herald is delighted to team up with the hotel to offer readers the chance to enjoy a delicious meal for free.

Alistair Carmichael won't quit despite being caught out for leaking memo in attempt to smear Nicola ...

Alistair Carmichael won't quit despite being caught out for leaking memo in attempt to smear Nicola ...

PROTESTS have been held on Orkney and Shetland, where Carmichael is an MP, calling for his resignation.

New Orleans Housing Cop Shot Dead In Patrol Car

New Orleans Housing Cop Shot Dead In Patrol Car

May 24 (Reuters) - A New Orleans housing authority police officer was found shot to death as he sat inside a patrol car near a construction site, officials said on Sunday, in a fresh reminder of the dangers of working in law enforcement in the United States. Police responded

Gunman, 7 others killed in Tunisia barracks shooting

Gunman, 7 others killed in Tunisia barracks shooting

A Tunisian soldier allegedly opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital, killing seven before he was himself killed.

Body Of Kayaker Found In Fiancee Murder Case

Body Of Kayaker Found In Fiancee Murder Case

The body of a missing kayaker who was allegedly killed last month by his fiancee has reportedly been found.

Murder Suspect's Bizarre Online Videos Emerge

Murder Suspect's Bizarre Online Videos Emerge

A series of bizarre online videos have emerged of triple-murder suspect Jed Allen, who was being hunted by police after his six-year-old sister, their mother and her partner were found stabbed to d

Drone video of bridge washed out by floods in Texas

Drone video of bridge washed out by floods in Texas

A line of storms that stretched through the nation's mid-section produce destructive floods in parts of Texas over the weekend. Here is a drone video of the remains of a bridge that was washed out over the Blanco River just north of Canyon Lake, Texas, and West of Wimberley, Texas. The footage was

WWII vet writes poetry to describe combat experience

WWII vet writes poetry to describe combat experience

For more than half a century, Joe Bruni stayed silent about the "hellish day on the bloody sulfuric sands" that took his childhood friend at Iwo Jima. "If Tom Brokaw called us the greatest generation, we were also the silent generation," Bruni says of...

Obama notes milestone Memorial Day

President Barack Obama observed during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday that this year is the first Memorial Day in 14 years "that the United States is not engaged in a major ground war." Saying that for "many of us, this Memorial Day ...

Charter set to announce Time Warner Cable acquisition

Time Warner Cable has a new potential buyer: Charter Communications. Charter may announce a three-way proposal to buy Time Warner Cable and a smaller cable provider, Bright House, as early as Tuesday, a person close to the talks confirmed on Monday. Ch...

Returning Malaysians from Syria not terrorists

Zahid Hamidi says they will not automatically be branded terrorists but may be detained for interrogation.

Foreigners living in Britain banned from vote on EU

More than one million foreigners living in Britain will be banned from voting in the EU referendum, the Conservatives have announced, in a significant boost to Eurosceptic campaigners.The EU referendum bill, which will be announced...

Plant extracts offer hope against diabetes, cancer

Diabetes is the fastest growing metabolic disease in the world. A new study has shown that traditional Aboriginal and Indian plant extracts could be used to manage the disease and may also have potential use in cancer treatment.

Climate engineering may save coral reefs, study shows

Mass coral bleaching, which can lead to coral mortality, is predicted to occur far more frequently over the coming decades, due to the stress exerted by higher seawater temperatures. Geoengineering of the climate may be the only way to save coral reefs from mass bleaching, according to new research.

RTE commentator Marty Morrissey laughs off suggestions he's a ladies man

The sports mad Clare Man gets swamped by female fans looking for his autograph but he insists he's a one-woman man

Malaysian police find 139 mass graves near Thai border

Malaysian authorities said on Monday they have discovered 139 suspected graves in a series of abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand.

The camps are where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar were believed to have been held.

Many had developed a diseas

Dear Coleen: I'm friendly with my ex and my new girlfriend just hates it

I don't want to get back with my ex partner, but maybe my girlfriend thinks it's all too cosy or sees her as a threat still?

'Labour has to prove it's up to the job of running the country and I'm the right man to do that'

Former Shadow Health Secretary, John Healey, MP has thrown his hat into the ring and here he explains why

Obama pays tribute to fallen heroes at Arlington

President Obama paid tribute on Monday to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and said Americans "can never fully repay the debt" to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

England seal thrilling win over NZ

England produce a magnificent final-day bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.