Paris pickpocket protest forces closure of Eiffel Tower

Paris pickpocket protest forces closure of Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been forced to close because of a worker walkout over crime around the famous landmark.

Those protesting say there has been a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark – and they want action.

“It’s a growing problem. There



Raw: Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found in London

Raw: Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found in London

An unexploded World War II bomb was found near Wembley stadium in London, prompting the evacuation of some nearby homes and businesses. (May 22)

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Mad Mal discovers hope is a mistake

Mad Mal discovers hope is a mistake

MAD Max: Fury Road is currently the biggest movie on the planet, with some suggesting it could be the best film ever made.

Man dead after rollover near Moose Lake

Man dead after rollover near Moose Lake

A 52-year-old man was killed and another 26-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Explosion at Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, deaths reported

Explosion at Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, deaths reported

An explosion took place during Friday prayers at a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, residents and the Interior Ministry said.Residents reported at least several deaths in the attack in the mostly Shiite Qatif region.Saudi Arabia state media confirmed...

Netherlands seeks limited ban on 'face-covering clothing'

Netherlands seeks limited ban on 'face-covering clothing'

The Dutch government is seeking to introduce a limited ban on "face-covering clothing," in what is widely interpreted as a new attempt to outlaw burqas, the head-to-toe Islamic robe worn by only a few hundred women in this nation of 17 million.

Cameron says EU reform talks require 'patience and tenacity'

Cameron says EU reform talks require 'patience and tenacity'

Speaking at a press conference in Riga, where European leaders have been meeting for a summit, David Cameron said he has raised the issue of EU reform but says the talks will require "patience and tenacity". Report by Hampshirel. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Tw

ACOG Issues Guidelines for Hereditary Cancer Screening

ACOG Issues Guidelines for Hereditary Cancer Screening

Risk assessment for hereditary cancer is the key to identifying patients and families who may be at increased risk of developing certain types of gynecologic cancer. Medscape Medical News

Juncker, Tsipras eye Greece deal in early June

Juncker, Tsipras eye Greece deal in early June

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held talks in a very friendly and constructive climate on the sidelines of an EU leaders' meeting in Riga on Friday, according to sources who indicated that the two men looked to a possible deal early next month.

Super-powerful laser creates plasma hotter than the sun

Super-powerful laser creates plasma hotter than the sun

The sun is very, very hot. We have all known this since grade school. Scientists have created an incredibly powerful laser that can create plasma that is many times hotter than the center of the sun. The incredibly powerful laser that is able to create the intensely heated plasma has 200-trillion wa

Antarctic going from 'in balance' to 'massive ice loss'

Antarctic going from "in balance" to "massive ice loss"

Just one week after the last report of a massive melting ice shelf in the Antarctic comes another report of ice loss in the same region. While last week's 11,000 year old ice shelf break-apart suggested just one area was in danger, this new paper published in the journal Science suggests the entire

Life for UK cabbie bomb maker

Life for UK cabbie bomb maker

A UK court sentenced a London taxi driver to life in prison Friday for the 2007 murder of a U.S. soldier in Iraq.

Viral of the Day: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Meets Imperator Furiosa

Viral of the Day: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Meets Imperator Furiosa

Today's Viral of the Day is the best of both worlds: film and hilarious viral videos, of the "Intruder Song" type. YouTube user Albert Lopez mashed up the Songified Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt with "Mad Max: Fury Road," and the result is nothing short of hilarious, but also true. The Songified

11-Year-Old Prodigy Graduates College, Says There Was Nothing to It

11-Year-Old Prodigy Graduates College, Says There Was Nothing to It

This past Wednesday, an 11-year-old boy named Tanishq Abraham graduated from the American River College in Sacramento, California. Yes, this actually happened.  Even more impressive, it was only last year that the young boy finished high school and enrolled at the California college. The ici

Canada's inflation cools below Bank of Canada's comfort zone

Canada's inflation cools below Bank of Canada's comfort zone

Consumer prices inched up at their slowest pace in two years led by a continuing decline in the cost of gasoline and natural gas

Josh Duggar Steps Down From Family Research Council — Read The Shocking Resignation Letter!

Josh Duggar Steps Down From Family Research Council — Read The Shocking Resignation Letter!

Reports of Josh Duggar's alleged molestation of minors during his early teen years has turned the 19 Kids and Counting family upside down. Just hours after a bombshell police report… READ ON

May Bank Holiday: 10 free things to do in Bristol

May Bank Holiday: 10 free things to do in Bristol

Spending the bank holiday in Bristol? If you're wondering what to do without blowing your budget, check out these brilliant attractions - as recommended by hundreds of happy visitors

Fearne Cotton gives her final BBC Radio One show featuring farewells from Ed Sheeran, Dave Grohl and...

Fearne Cotton gives her final BBC Radio One show featuring farewells from Ed Sheeran, Dave Grohl and...

After nearly a decade of Live Lounges, Pet Sounds and Asking Experts, Fearne Cotton couldn't quite hold back the tears as she presented her last Radio Show for the BBC.

How Awe-Inspiring Experiences Can Make You A More Altruistic Person

How Awe-Inspiring Experiences Can Make You A More Altruistic Person

Think back to the last time to you gazed out over a mountaintop after a long hike, breathed in the salty air after a good swim at the beach, or even sat in unadulterated silence after finishing a book you simply couldn't put down. It turns out that sense of awe can not only provide a powerful emotio

50 Cent joins other rappers in endorsing Hillary Clinton

50 Cent joins other rappers in endorsing Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton already has the support of Ja Rule and Snoop Dogg, and now 50 Cent is rockin' to the beat of "It's Hillary time."

Family Shocked Corfu Hotel Electrician Re-Hired

Family Shocked Corfu Hotel Electrician Re-Hired

The parents of two children who died in a Greek hotel say they are "appalled" an electrician convicted over their deaths was re-hired by the same premises.

Kim Jong-Un's Brother Seen At Eric Clapton Gig

Kim Jong-Un's Brother Seen At Eric Clapton Gig

The brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un has been spotted in London after flying in to attend an Eric Clapton gig.

Mother Who Escaped Wooden Box Found Shot Dead

Mother Who Escaped Wooden Box Found Shot Dead

A woman who says she was locked in a wooden box while her partner went to work has been found shot dead, three weeks after going to police.

EU Reforms 'Feasible', Says Top EU Official

EU Reforms 'Feasible', Says Top EU Official

The President of the European Parliament has told Sky News that reforms to the EU might be possible.

EU Membership: Reasons For And Against Leaving

EU Membership: Reasons For And Against Leaving

David Cameron is in Latvia to start negotiating a new deal with European Union partners ahead of a referendum on the UK's membership in the bloc.

Police Hunt Member Of Notorious Adams Family

Police are hunting a member of London's notorious Adams family after a man was gunned down in the capital.

Conservative MP Eric Pickles To Be Knighted

The former Communities Secretary Eric Pickles is to be knighted for services to local government, Downing Street has announced.

Ex-Minister Admits Leaking Secret Sturgeon Memo

Former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has admitted he was responsible for a leaked memo about Nicola Sturgeon.

UK hit by small earthquake, Twitter rolls out the jokes

Kent in southeast England was hit by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake early Friday morning, with tremors felt across the region. See also: The most underwhelming images of the solar eclipse Residents in Canterbury, Margate and Whitstable felt rumblings as the minor quake rippled out from the epicentre 5

Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — About a week after the bodies of a wealthy D.C. family and their housekeeper were discovered after a fire in their mansion, an ex-convict who once worked for the businessman and is suspected in the killings has been arrested. See also: Domino's pizza crust used to ID suspe

USA: Ortiz to ride Mubtaahij in Belmont

USA: Mubtaahij will have the assistance of Irad Ortiz for the first time in the Belmont Stakes, with trainer Mike de Kock forced to find an alternative jockey as Christophe Soumillon is unavailable.

Somerset Standard published Regional: Anarchists' crimes put Bristol at higher risk of...

Could Bristol be at greater risk of suffering a terror attack than London?The city is second in the UK, behind Belfast, in a list of places in danger from terrorists.Crimes committed by anarchists have put Bristol at a higher risk of suffering a terror attack than the UK's capital city.Operation Rho

Eurovision a word coined by appropriately named BBC staffer George Campey

As fans brace themselves for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 showdown we pay tribute to the man who stopped it being called the Continental Television Exchange Contest

Latvia FM: visa liberalization with EU possible in Armenia

Latvian Foreign Minister commented on the progress of negotiations for the Armenia-EU framework agreement.

Cameron starts push for EU reforms at Riga summit

A number of EU leaders said they would listen to the British Prime Minister but there were limits to what they could agree to.

Hillary Clinton returns to New Hampshire to focus on small businesses

Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to New Hampshire for the second time during her presidential campaign, with a focus on small businesses and the economy.

Blast reported at mosque in Saudi Arabia

An explosion rocked a mosque Friday in one of Saudi Arabia's few Shiite population centers, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The news agency didn't name the mosque, located in the predominantly Shiite area of Qatif near the Persian Gulf in Saudi Arab...