Ex-Korean Air executive Heather Cho freed in 'nut rage' case

Ex-Korean Air executive Heather Cho freed in 'nut rage' case

The woman at the centre of the so-called “nut rage” case in South Korea has been freed after nearly five months in jail.

Heather Cho, a former Korean Air Lines executive and daughter of the chairman, came to symbolise the arrogance of the rich and powerful.

Her furious on



Ireland votes on whether to permit gay marriage

Ireland votes on whether to permit gay marriage

For months, Ireland has debated whether to legalize gay marriage. Now it's time to vote, and the choice is a simple yes or no.

Tsipras to meet Juncker on second day of Riga summit

Tsipras to meet Juncker on second day of Riga summit

On the second day of a European Union leaders' summit in Riga, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday for talks on the progress of negotiations between Greece and its creditors and its prospects.

Quake measuring 4.1 Richter strikes Ionian Sea

Quake measuring 4.1 Richter strikes Ionian Sea

An undersea quake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale struck in the Ionian Sea shortly after 9.30 a.m. on Friday but there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Check out Aaron Hernandez's new prison ink

Check out Aaron Hernandez's new prison ink

BOSTON — Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, sporting a new neck tattoo while making his first court appearance since being sentenced to life in prison for murder, pleaded not guilty...

Nuttall to be released from jail in July

Nuttall to be released from jail in July

FORMER Labor minister Gordon Nuttall, who was jailed for perjury and corruption, will be released on parole on July 20.

Microsoft accused of blackmailing MPs, again

Microsoft accused of blackmailing MPs, again

Some Microsoft executives apparently phoned Conservative MPs, threatening they would shut down a facility in their local area, because of planned reforms in the IT sector, The Guardian reports. David Cameron's former strategy chief Steve Hilton mentioned this as he was speaking about the dominance

Freddie Gray death: 6 police indicted

Freddie Gray death: 6 police indicted

Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray.

Mass evacuation as WW2 bomb found near Wembley Stadium

Mass evacuation as WW2 bomb found near Wembley Stadium

Police have cordened off an area close to Wembley Stadium and evacuated residents after an unexploded Second World War bomb was discovered by builders. Report by Hampshirel. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Saudi jets bomb military academy in Sana'a, 2 bridges in Amran

Saudi jets bomb military academy in Sana'a, 2 bridges in Amran

Civilian casualties rise in Yemen as Saudi Arabia intensifies air and ground attacks against its impoverished neighbor.

In the latest airstrikes, Saudi fighter jets targeted the Republican Guard academy in the capital Sana'a. Warplanes also bombarded two bridges in the Algha region in

Kyle Farrell: Mum accused of childhood sweetheart's murder says he hit her and had baby during affai...

Kyle Farrell: Mum accused of childhood sweetheart's murder says he hit her and had baby during affai...

Mum-of-two Farieissia Martin, 22, denies murdering Kyle Farrell, 21, in the trial at Liverpool Crown Court

Missing schoolgirl aged 14 found in alleged abductor's attic

Missing schoolgirl aged 14 found in alleged abductor's attic

On another occasion the teen was discovered by police in her underwear after they broke down a locked bedroom door at Dale Walsh's home

Tory plan to censor TV shows would be 'threat to freedom of speech' says minister

Tory plan to censor TV shows would be 'threat to freedom of speech' says minister

Home Secretary Theresa May came under attack from Cabinet colleague Sajid Javid over plans to turn Ofcom into a state censor

Eurovision Song Contest 2015: Who's in the final and what's the running order?

Eurovision Song Contest 2015: Who's in the final and what's the running order?

With 13 countries returning disgraced to their homelands after failing to make it through the semi-finals, the final list and running order for 2015 Eurovision Song Contest has been revealed.

'Why should the U.S. fight for the Iraqis?'

"Why should the U.S. fight for the Iraqis?"

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Fri 22.05.15 : Lots of talk of the U.S.'s strategy against I.S. today – or rather lack thereof. Editorials in the Washington Post and Daily Beast say there won't be a victory unless the U.S. allows Shi'ite militia to play their part. Meanwhile UK papers are full of

Six Officers Indicted Over Freddie Gray Death

Six Officers Indicted Over Freddie Gray Death

Six police officers charged over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore have been indicted by a grand jury, according to State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

Corfu Tragedy Electrician Dropped By Hotel

Corfu Tragedy Electrician Dropped By Hotel

An electrician convicted of unlawful killing over the deaths of two British children in Greece has been dropped by the hotel concerned, after a Sky News inquiry.

Stroud Life published Talking Point: Who is Jamie Vardy?

Stroud Life published Talking Point: Who is Jamie Vardy?

Unless you support Leicester Football Club, or one of his previous teams, the name Jamie Vardy is not an extremely familiar one.The forward has just made the biggest step of his career this week, because England manager Roy Hodgson has given him a slot in the squad for next month's two games.The nat

Stroud Life published Transfer Gossip: Germany's World Cup heroes on the way to United?

Stroud Life published Transfer Gossip: Germany's World Cup heroes on the way to United?

Louis Van Gaal has Bastian Schweinsteiger and Thomas Muller in his sights, sources have said.World Cup winner and Germany captain Schweinsteiger, 30 has spent all of his career at the club from the Allianz Arena but his contract runs out next year.Manchester United boss Van Gaal worked alongside the

Somerset Standard published Weather forecast for Friday May 22

Somerset Standard published Weather forecast for Friday May 22

The Met Office has issued the following forecast for today.Today:A generally cloudy day although most places staying dry, with just a small chance of some patchy light rain or drizzle on coasts and hills. Mist and fog patches will also shroud the higher ground and northern coasts at times. Maximum T

Somerset Standard published Regional: Hunt on for driver travelling at 144 mph on a stretch...

Somerset Standard published Regional: Hunt on for driver travelling at 144 mph on a stretch...

Police are hunting for a driver caught on camera travelling at more than double the speed limit.The driver has become the fastest person to be captured on camera this year, according to new figures.They were clocking up a speed of 144 mph on a stretch of Bristol motorway.Police are looking for the o

Somerset Standard published National: Kent hit by magnitude 4.2 earthquake

Somerset Standard published National: Kent hit by magnitude 4.2 earthquake

Hundreds of people felt a small earthquake in Kent this morning.The magnitude 4.2 earthquake happened at around 2.57am.It was picked up by seismologists at the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Kent Police has received call after call about the incident.The police force's Facebook page says: "

BBC Radio 4 Extra shows theres still a place for nostalgia in the digital revolution

BBC Radio 4 Extra shows theres still a place for nostalgia in the digital revolution

I thought I was an aberration an audio dinosaur says James Gill but over two million people are joining him and tuning in for repeats of Hancock Hitchhikers and Dads Army

Washington D.C. murder suspect arrested

Washington D.C. murder suspect arrested

Wanted in the gruesome slayings of a prominent Washington family and their housekeeper, quadruple murder suspect Daron Dylon Wint was tailed by federal authorities from the nation's capital to New York and back before he was arrested late Thursday. "W...

'Boat people' likely posing as Rohingya for aid, says Myanmar general

'Boat people' likely posing as Rohingya for aid, says Myanmar general

YANGON: Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief said some “boat people” landing in Malaysia and Indonesia this month are likely pretending to be Rohingya Muslims to receive U.N. aid and that many had fled neighboring Bangladesh, state media reported on Friday. The remarks are sure to

Dot Sucks: Celebs, companies buy mocking web domains

Some celebrities and businesses are scrambling to buy a controversial new domain name that actually sucks.The new ".sucks" domain name will be available for the public to buy from June 1.Overseas, celebrities have bought domains...

Orcon penalty should be wake-up call to other companies - expert

A disputes resolution expert says the $25,000 penalty handed down to Orcon this week should be a wake-up call to other New Zealand companies.The Human Rights Review Tribunal ordered Orcon to pay army soldier Brett James Taylor and...

Munster v Ospreys: The six wins that marked out the Liberty boys as potential Guinness Pro12 champio...

It's been a campaign when the Ospreys have proved the doubters wrong, and Simon Thomas has highlighted the victories that did most to get them to the play-offs

Woman remains barricaded after shots fired in mobile home park near Woodland Hills

An elderly woman with a gun remained barricaded in a Woodland Hills area mobile home park Thursday night as Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies worked to end the daylong standoff.The woman, believed to be about 70 years old, called the department at 5:35 a.m., saying she needed medical

China's nod to Brazilian beef

A TRADE deal thrashed out between China and Brazil is expected to win Brazilian farmers up to $500m a year in extra beef exports.

Cargo shipping traffic returning to 'normal' in Port of Los Angeles

Ship traffic has returned to normal following months of congestion and backup during labor negotiations, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka told harbor commissioners today.

South Korean court suspends prison term for Korean Air 'nut rage' executive

A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" delayed a flight last year, setting the stage for her release from prison.

British PM Cameron promises tough times for EU ahead of referendum

British Prime Minister David Cameron is warning the European Union of tough times ahead as his nation is seeking a drastic reform of the bloc ahead of a referendum on whether to leave.

US warns China not to challenge military flights over South China Sea

The U.S. warned China Thursday against confronting U.S. aerial patrols over the South China Sea days after a verbal dispute between a Chinese military dispatcher and a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft. 

Documents show Hillary Clinton pushed tax breaks for nonprofits while husband solicited library dona...

As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, recently

'Harry Potter' star Matthew Lewis strips down for magazine cover

Matthew Lewis, who caused a frenzy when photos of his buff, new look surfaced on Twitter, is going one step further to show off his recent transformation.

Leeds to sign Mullally from Giants

Leeds Rhinos sign Huddersfield Giants prop Anthony Mullally on a three-year deal starting at the end of the season.