Up to 700 Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks off Libya

Up to 700 Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks off Libya

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, the Times of Malta reported on Sunday. Twenty eight people were rescued in the incident, which happened in an area just off Libyan waters, 120 miles south of the southern Italian island
'Democracy violates the rights of Allah': Inside the mind of terror accused Sevdet Besim revealed in...

'Democracy violates the rights of Allah': Inside the mind of terror accused Sevdet Besim revealed in...

The Instagram page of Sevdet Besim (pictured) features posts with anti-Western sentiments and Islamic State propaganda. The Melbourne teen was arrested over an alleged terror plot on Saturday.
Boat Carrying 700 Migrants Capsizes Off Libya

Boat Carrying 700 Migrants Capsizes Off Libya

A major rescue operation is under way after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized off the coast of Libya.
'Major' emergency as boat capsizes

'Major' emergency as boat capsizes

A major rescue operation is under way after migrant boat capsizes off the Italian island of Lampedusa, the Maltese navy tells the BBC.
Driver dies after being trapped in car

Driver dies after being trapped in car

A MAN has died after being trapped in a crashed car for an unknown period. A passing motorist found the crash scene but the injured driver later died.
Australian PM Abbott guzzles beer

Australian PM Abbott guzzles beer

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught on camera guzzling a glass of beer in seven seconds amid raucous cheers from onlookers.
Oklahoma City bombing pain still intense for victims' kin

Oklahoma City bombing pain still intense for victims' kin

Peggy Broxterman remembers everything about the day Timothy McVeigh was executed for orchestrating the Oklahoma City blast 20 years ago that killed her son and 167 others.
Aussie PM downs beer in a few seconds, sparking debate

Aussie PM downs beer in a few seconds, sparking debate

Sydney (AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was caught on video downing a beer in a few seconds at a Sydney pub, prompting comparisons to another drink-chugging former leader and sparking a debate on social media.The video, reportedly recorded on Saturday night, showed the leader knocking b
Sea search for missing kayaker

Sea search for missing kayaker

A search is under way after a male kayaker went missing in the Solent off the Hampshire coast, the coastguard says.
Fight Night New Jersey: Post-fight Press Conference Highlights

Fight Night New Jersey: Post-fight Press Conference Highlights

Hear from UFC president Dana White, Luke Rockhold, Jacare Souza, Beneil Dariush, Paige VanZant, and Max Holloway in these Fight Night New Jersey post fight press conference highlights.
Dean McDermott's Gummy Bear Salad fails the kid test

Dean McDermott's Gummy Bear Salad fails the kid test

Some kitchen ideas are so ridiculous they just might work. And then there's Dean McDermott's Gummy Bear Salad recipe, which does not.
'Gone With The Wind' dress sold for $137,000

'Gone With The Wind' dress sold for $137,000

A dress worn by Vivien Leigh as she played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" has fetched $137,000 at an auction.
Evacuations ordered as fire crews battle Prado Dam blaze

Evacuations ordered as fire crews battle Prado Dam blaze

A vegetation fire in the Prado Dam area quickly grew to 175 acres with 0% containment, fire officials said late Saturday, and evacuations were ordered as 200 homes reportedly were threatened.Located on the border of Chino Hills and Corona, officials dubbed the blaze the Highway Fire because it was b
Usher, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige headline Earth Day rally

Usher, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige headline Earth Day rally

A daylong Earth Day concert had R&B star Usher dancing on crutches Saturday at the National Mall to rally thousands for political action to confront climate change and poverty.
Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo, Reed

Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo, Reed

Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and other music legends were welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night, an evening made special with two of the Beatles set to come together and play.
Pakistani PM condemns deadly bomb attacks in Afghanistan

Pakistani PM condemns deadly bomb attacks in Afghanistan

Baku-APA. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday strongly condemned the bomb blasts in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city which killed and injured dozens of people, APA reports quoting Press TV.
Police: 2 teens held in Australia terror plot

Police: 2 teens held in Australia terror plot

Police conducted raids at five locations in southeast Melbourne to thwart an alleged terror attack. Seven Network has the story.
Relief after syria arrest man freed

Relief after syria arrest man freed

The family of a man arrested on suspicion of terror offences after he apparently attempted to travel to Syria have spoken of their relief after he was releas...
Manchester City are not big enough for Raheem Sterling, says Brendan Rodgers

Manchester City are not big enough for Raheem Sterling, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has written off Manchester City's chances of signing Raheem Sterling by declaring the Anfield club are bigger than their Etihad rivals.
Whether the Bradford fire was accident or arson former captain Peter Jackson knows horrors of 30 yea...

Whether the Bradford fire was accident or arson former captain Peter Jackson knows horrors of 30 yea...

JOE BERNSTEIN: Peter Jackson was shopping in Halifax recently when the daughter of one of the 56 Bradford fire victims approached him politely and then started to explain their connection.
England coach Peter Moores forced to defend captain Alastair Cook as failure to win first Test leave...

England coach Peter Moores forced to defend captain Alastair Cook as failure to win first Test leave...

Peter Moores found himself in the familiar position of defending his captain on Saturday with Alastair Cook badly needing runs and wins in the last two Tests of the series.
Neiman Marcus accused by Humane Society of selling real fur in FTC complaint

Neiman Marcus accused by Humane Society of selling real fur in FTC complaint

Complaint alleges retailer sold three kinds of boots that had rabbit fur. The company was sanctioned for a similar violation after a complaint in 2013. FTC could impose fines or jail time according to HSUS.
Mother's Day comes early for Marian Robinson: Michelle Obama takes mom and 'grandma-in-chief' out to...

Mother's Day comes early for Marian Robinson: Michelle Obama takes mom and 'grandma-in-chief' out to...

Enjoying a perfect spring day in New York City, the First Lady and her mom had a mother-daughter bonding lunch on Saturday at Lupa in the Greenwich Village.
Silent candlelit vigil for karen

Silent candlelit vigil for karen

One thousand candles were lit as neighbours gathered to be part of a silent vigil for Karen Buckley, close to where the student lived. Residents of the Garne...
Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes

Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 home...

Dickie's last picture show: Treasure trove of movie legend Richard Attenborough including Jurassic P...

Following the death of Richard Attenborough (pictured) death aged 90 last year, the actor-director's treasured possessions are going up for up sale at auction house Bonhams.

David Cameron visits The Festival of Life before heading to Gravesend Gurdwara in Kent

The Prime Minister, wearing a traditional orange patka, and Mrs Cameron, in a blue headscarf, chatted and posed for selfies at the Gravesend Gurdwara in Kent earlier today.

SEE IT: Memphis teacher puts student in chokehold

A Memphis teacher put a 16-year-old student in a chokehold and slammed him to the ground, video shows.

Los Angeles woman used 74 aliases for identity thefts: cops

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy arrested Cathryn Parker, 72, last month when she allegedly stated the wrong name during a traffic stop, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Tories Pledge Thatcher-Style Lloyds Sell-Off

David Cameron is pledging an '80s-style privatisation if the Tories win the election, selling off the Government's stake in Lloyds Bank.

Somerset Standard published ​Britain's Got Talent 2015: Complaints about talking dog Wendy...

The RSPCA will be investigating following public complaints about a talking dog act that appeared on Britain's Got Talent last week. Britain's Got Talent has defended the act in which Miss Wendy, a dog, appeared to talk. Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has now received 30 complaints, while ITV h

Swans take derby honours

The Sydney Swans have maintained their perfect start to the season with a comfortable 21-point win over Greater Western Sydney at the SCG on Saturday.

GOP hopefuls in NH try to woo voters with mix of policy, jabs and humor

The large field of 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls made their pitches this weekend to potential New Hampshire voters -- with flashes of humor and recollections of humble beginnings mixed in with a lot of policy and politics.

Watch 'Star Wars Rebels' Season 2 Panel Live Right Now!

New allies and new villains will be revealed along with new footage from 'Star Wars Rebels' Season 2 at 'Star Wars' Celebration. [...]

GB close in on gold in Eindhoven

Great Britain need a point to win gold at the ice hockey World Championships in Eindhoven after beating Netherlands 3-2.

Trott has earned place - Moores

Jonathan Trott deserves another chance to prove himself as an England opener, says head coach Peter Moores.

Mourinho calls for caution as Premier League title beckons

London (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho attempted to dampen the euphoria emanating from Stamford Bridge after his side closed to within two wins of the Premier League title by beating Manchester United.Eden Hazard's 38th-minute strike gave Chelsea a clinical 1-0 home victory on Saturday that me

Yemen crisis: Saudi Arabia pledges $274m to meet UN call for aid

Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged to provide exactly the amount of emergency aid to the country as called for in a UN appeal on Friday.

No medicinal cannabis trial for WA

WESTERN Australia will not join NSW in medicinal cannabis trials despite both Queensland and Victoria signing up to the research.

Religious vaccine loophole closed

THE federal government has ended the religious exemption that enabled Christian Scientists to avoid vaccinating their children.

Share 'bonanza', EU poll fears and 'biased Beeb'

Among Sunday's headlines are a "Thatcher-style" massive share sell-off, concerns over the planned 2017 EU referendum and UKIP's ire at what it says was a "biased" studio audience.

Western Morning News published Exeter Chiefs defeated by Gloucester in European Challenge Cup...

Gloucester produced their best performance of the season to defeat Exeter Chiefs 30-19 to qualify for the European Challenge Cup final, where they will face Edinburgh on May 1 at The Stoop. Laurie Fisher's side totally dominated the game at Kingsholm and Exeter had no answer to their pace and power

Roosters hopeful on JWH injury

Sydney Roosters are hopefully Jared Waerea-Hargreaves' pectoral muscle injury won't rule him for the rest of the NRL season.

Cameron joins Vaisakhi procession

David and Samantha Cameron join thousands of people celebrating the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi in Kent.

Police review UK Anzac Day security

UK police are reviewing security plans for Anzac Day events after Australian authorities said they foiled a terror plot to attack an event in Australia.

Clarkson describes cancer scare

Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.

Tories plan Lloyds shares public sale

Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.

Australia PM downs beer in seconds

Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.

Given calls on O'Neill to cap Grealish

The Aston Villa goalkeeper believes his young team-mate should already be in Martin O'Neill's senior Ireland squad and would love to see him commit his future to the Boys in Green

UK reviews security of Anzac Day events after Australian arrests

Security arrangements for next weekend's Anzac Day commemorations in Britain are being reviewed following terrorism arrests in Melbourne, although there is no specific threat, police said Saturday. "We already have protective security plans in place for major Anzac events in the UK,"

Chelsea can taste title after United win

CHELSEA move one step closer to the Premier League title after Eden Hazard fired them to victory over Manchester United, sending them 10 points clear at the top.

Dying grandad goes extra mile for family

THIS grandad has less than 10 weeks to live. How he has chosen to spend his time has inspired a stranger to start a collection for him.

Did you see missing light plane?

UPDATE: A search for a missing recreational pilot has been ramped up with 13 helicopters and five fixed-wing aircraft scouring an inland area north west of Gympie and south east of Monto.

Homes raided under cover of darkness

WITH automatic weapons raised, heavily armed tactical police in black paramilitary uniforms smashed their way into the Eumemmerring home, moments after 3am.