VIDEO: Carmichael behind Sturgeon memo leak

VIDEO: Carmichael behind Sturgeon memo leak

The former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael admits he was behind the leaking of a controversial memo about SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon during the general election campaign.



VIDEO: UK's worst train crash 100 years on

VIDEO: UK's worst train crash 100 years on

Friday marks 100 years since Britain's worst rail crash that claimed the lives of 226 people, the Quintinshill rail disaster.

Reporter guilty in story tips case

Reporter guilty in story tips case

Sun crime reporter Anthony France is found guilty of receiving story tips from an anti-terrorism officer based at Heathrow Airport.

Balls 'not dashing back to politics'

Balls 'not dashing back to politics'

Ed Balls rules out an early return to frontline politics and says Labour should have been more "pro-business" in an exclusive interview with Nick Robinson.

Yellen: US rates may rise this year

Yellen: US rates may rise this year

The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".

First set of Clinton emails released

First set of Clinton emails released

State Department releases hundreds of emails - many relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya - from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email account.

ISIL forcing coalition to reconsider its strengths

ISIL forcing coalition to reconsider its strengths

Islamic State militants have been steadily battering Iraqi government forces. Well-armed and resourceful, ISIL’s bombs are found buried in villages, and roadside explosive traps are common. Yet ISIL’s latest victories have further reconfirmed that their support extends beyond the battlefield.
Powerful unannounced Samsung Tablet gets Benchmarked

Powerful unannounced Samsung Tablet gets Benchmarked

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge may be Sammy's bread and butter this year, but they are far from done when it comes to new releases. Case in point, an unannounced Samsung tablet has just been spotted that doesn't belong to any lineup we know of and it has interesting specifications.

More money, more e-mails, more problems for Hillary Clinton

More money, more e-mails, more problems for Hillary Clinton

Each week seems to bring more distracting news for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, from previously undisclosed payments to the Clinton Foundation to the e-mails she wrote about the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. What does it all mean this time? The Fix's Chris Cillizza explains.

Dwayne Johnson Defends 'San Andreas' After Nepal

Dwayne Johnson Defends 'San Andreas' After Nepal

Dwayne Johnson defends the release of his new disaster flick "San Andreas," about a deadly California earthquake, just weeks after a real quake killed thousands in Nepal. (May 21)

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Police pose as pedophile kingpin

Police pose as pedophile kingpin

QUEENSLAND detectives have infiltrated and secretly taken over a global online pedophile network on the ‘dark web’ in a world-first operation.

Mid extra-life crisis: Pac-Man goes to space for his birthday

Mid extra-life crisis: Pac-Man goes to space for his birthday

Happy birthday Pac-Man, you large, yellow, ghost-chomping hero. Originally released on 22 May 1980, the game is 35 today, and publisher Bandai Namco is making sure we all know about it.For starters there's a new update to the iOS app that brings with it multi-player functionality, a variety of new m

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

Alistair Carmichael admits leaking secret Sturgeon memo

Alistair Carmichael admits leaking secret Sturgeon memo

Former Scottish secretary Alistair Carmichael has admitted he was responsible for releasing a memo claiming Nicola Sturgeon wanted David Cameron to remain in power. The letter was leaked to the media during the general election campaign. Report by Hampshirel. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebo

Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' video breaks Vevo one-day record

Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' video breaks Vevo one-day record

Taylor Swift's explosive 'Bad Blood' video smashes Vevo's world record for most views in one day. Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has the details.

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.

The Page That Has The Bantidote

The Page That Has The Bantidote

Mediawatch has to check the year after checking the BBC website, Steven Howard says that Liverpool can 'laugh all the way to the bank' even though Raheem is useless...

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.

Officials promise crackdown after Calgary mother complains of racist bullying at housing complex

Officials promise crackdown after Calgary mother complains of racist bullying at housing complex

A Calgary mother says she will take legal steps if the Calgary Housing Company fails to address the racist bullying she says her children are enduring almost daily.

Police: Ohio teen calls 911, foils attempted home break-in by heroin addict

Police: Ohio teen calls 911, foils attempted home break-in by heroin addict

A 14-year-old girl hid in her home and called police when she heard a burglar at her bedroom door.

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

Its Hard To Believe But Air Force Planes Landed On Road Runways As Early As World War II

Its Hard To Believe But Air Force Planes Landed On Road Runways As Early As World War II

If yesterday's video of the IAF jet mirage 2000 landing at Yamuna expressway made your chest swell with pride, you've got to watch this. As early as World War II, air force planes frequently landed in Calcutta's (now Kolkata) Red Road, between Chowringhee and Maidan. Here's a video of the No

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

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

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"

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

Microsoft startup train rumbles on with imminent Wunderlist purchase

Microsoft is planning to acquire German application developer 6wunderkinder, the team behind Wunderlist, for around $250 million (£161 million). [see_also] It is another move by Microsoft for a small development studio, following the acquisition of New York-based calendar developers Sunrise and em

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.

Shiite mosque in Saudi 'hit by blast'

An explosion rocked a mosque Friday in one of Saudi Arabia's few Shiite population centers, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

ISIS digs in at Palmyra and takes new town

ISIS extremists extend their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and reportedly take control of the Iraqi town of Husayba, pushing east from Ramadi.

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

How to Turn Off Briefing (Flipboard) on Your Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge

If you're the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, you probably know that by swiping to the right on your device's display, you can view what Samsung calls the Briefing screen. The feature is something akin to the Flipboard feed that delivers stories from across the world tailored

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

Japan Is Using Orange Paint to Fight Crime

Odd-looking spheres about the size of baseballs and filled with orange paint serve as anti-crime devices in Japan, reports say.  The orbs themselves are nothing special. They're just regular balls filled with regular orange paint.  Then again, they weren't designed to prevent people