Z Energy hits back at petrol price cynics

Z Energy hits back at petrol price cynics

Z Energy has hit back at cynics who suspect petrol companies of being quick to raise prices when the price of oil increases and slow to drop prices when it falls.

Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.
U.S. Navy sends two more warships near Yemen as conflict escalates

U.S. Navy sends two more warships near Yemen as conflict escalates

The United States said on Monday it had sent two more warships into the waters near Yemen, heightening its military presence in the area as concerns grow over the country’s civil war.

The U.S. Navy sent an aircraft carrier and a guided missile cruiser from the Gulf into the Arabian Sea
Rocked By Migrants Deaths, Europe Debates Boosting Rescue Operation

Rocked By Migrants Deaths, Europe Debates Boosting Rescue Operation

Italy has proposed targeted attacks against people smugglers in Libya to counter the flow of migrants to its southern shores. Rescuers are still searching for survivors and bodies following the capsizing of a migrant boat Sunday, which was carrying up to 900 people. That incident -- one of the worst
Alleged Anzac plot teen held in toughest prison

Alleged Anzac plot teen held in toughest prison

THE third teenager charged over an alleged Anzac Day terror plot is being held in maximum security at Victoria’s toughest prison.
The Pulitzer for local reporting befits the mission

The Pulitzer for local reporting befits the mission

Local news matters. It's what drives Los Angeles News Group reporters and editors and defines our mission in the communities we serve -- a company-wide commitment that has been recognized with journalism's highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize.
Hillary's Campaign Chair John Podesta Dismisses Allegations By New Book As 'Nothing New'

Hillary's Campaign Chair John Podesta Dismisses Allegations By New Book As 'Nothing New'

WASHINGTON -- John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, dismissed allegations of influence peddling at the Clinton Foundation made in a book scheduled for release early next month. Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses
AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making threats to kill.
Captain, 1st mate of migrant ship arrested on suspicion of people trafficking

Captain, 1st mate of migrant ship arrested on suspicion of people trafficking

Italian authorities have arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of Sunday's migrant boat disaster on suspicion of people trafficking after the men arrived in the Sicilian port of Catania.
Cyclonic conditions pound Central Coast

Cyclonic conditions pound Central Coast

CATEGORY 2 winds at speeds of up to 135km/h have ripped roofs off homes and brought down large trees as the storm continues to batter the region.
Scott Walker Tacks Far Right On Immigration

Scott Walker Tacks Far Right On Immigration

WASHINGTON -- Republicans often rail about undocumented immigrants. But Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, an expected GOP presidential candidate, took it a step further Monday by sounding some critical notes about the number of those who immigrate to the U.S. legally. "In terms of legal immigration,
Dotcom ally arrives to court without a lawyer, applies for legal aid

Dotcom ally arrives to court without a lawyer, applies for legal aid

One of those sought for extradition alongside Kim Dotcom has turned up at a key hearing without a lawyer and the court told an application for legal aid has been made. Finn Batato told the High Court at Auckland today he was representing...
Captain, crew member of capsized migrant boat arrested

Captain, crew member of capsized migrant boat arrested

Prosecutors said Tuesday they have arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of a boat that capsized off the coast of Libya with hundreds of people aboard in what may be the deadliest migrant tragedy ever.
SingTel seeks to delist from ASX

SingTel seeks to delist from ASX

Singapore Telecom, the owner of Optus, is seeking approval to delist from the ASX due to low trading volume, liquidity and market demand.
Behind Yemen's chaos

Behind Yemen's chaos

American warships were headed to waters off Yemen's coast Monday to block weapons shipments from Iran to its Houthi allies there, raising concerns of a possible engagement. Yet President Obama...
'Stay at home if you can'

'Stay at home if you can'

THE very latest on Sydney’s ferry, train and road delays as NSW continues to be smashed by storms and heavy rain, with a warning from the NSW Traffic Management Centre.
Aa warns on fraudulent crash claims

Aa warns on fraudulent crash claims

Car insurance premiums could "spiral" again unless there is a crackdown on fraudulent claims, the AA has warned. The culture of claiming for non-injury accid...
Anzac Day terror plot third man charged in Melbourne

Anzac Day terror plot third man charged in Melbourne

A tihrd man has been charged with terror offences following raids in Melbourne at the weekend which saw Victorian Police and AFP officers foil an Anzac Day plot, which involved killing police.
It's so wrong. Fat cats milk the NHS yet doctors like me have to turn away the sick to save cash, wr...

It's so wrong. Fat cats milk the NHS yet doctors like me have to turn away the sick to save cash, wr...

No doubt you read with anger and disbelief the Mail exposé of the astronomical salaries some NHS managers are being given. Anyone who pays into the NHS would feel the same.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to 'kill' charges

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to 'kill' charges

Veteran AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd made a shock last-minute guilty plea ahead of a trial in New Zealand, in which he was charged with 'threatening to kill'.
The Post's Carol Leonnig wins Pulitzer Prize for Secret Service reporting

The Post's Carol Leonnig wins Pulitzer Prize for Secret Service reporting

The Washington Post's Carol D. Leonnig was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting on Monday for uncovering security lapses within the Secret Service. Executive Editor Martin Baron, Leonnig and others celebrated with speeches in the newsroom.
Captain Arrested Over Migrant Boat Disaster

Captain Arrested Over Migrant Boat Disaster

The captain and a crew member of the migrant boat that sank on Sunday have been arrested on suspicion of people trafficking
'Every woman's living nightmare': 'Night-stalker' rapist jailed for more than 10 years

'Every woman's living nightmare': 'Night-stalker' rapist jailed for more than 10 years

One of the victims of a "night-stalker" rapist waived her right to anonymity to confront her attacker and accuse him of making her body feel worthless - amid fears that he could have targeted dozens more women.Clive Howard, 57,...
Bella Katz: Anathoth taps into Kiwi expats for Oz growth

Bella Katz: Anathoth taps into Kiwi expats for Oz growth

According to Australian government statistics, there were 640,770 New Zealanders living in Australia in 2013. There is a bright side to that massive diaspora: New Zealand companies coming into Australia have the advantage of a ready-made...

Ingraham: Clinton donation scandal "most explosive issue in this campaign to date"

Laura Ingraham told viewers Monday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that the latest scandal to plague the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton may be "the most explosive issue in this campaign to date."

South Africa's Zulu king calls for end to anti-immigrant attacks

The Zulu king whose comments are thought to have sparked a wave of anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa has called for peace and an end to the violence that has killed seven people so far.

Last month, King Goodwill Zwelithini compared immigrants to “lice” that should be removed fro

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Being a Role Model

IBM President and CEO Ginni Rometty discusses being a female CEO and a role model for other women. Photo: Steve Remich for The Wall Street Journal

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Business mentor wins Queen's Award

The chief executive of Women's Enterprise Scotland becomes the first Scottish woman to win the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion.

Warning of car insurance cost rise

The cost of UK car insurance will rise over the rest of the year, according to the AA, despite a fall in the first quarter of 2015.

Severe storms hit New South Wales

More than 180,000 homes are without power across Sydney and New South Wales as storms batter the Australian state.

Rio lifts first quarter iron ore output

Rio Tinto has delivered strong growth in first-quarter iron ore sales and production, as the sector acclimatises to low prices.

John Major labels SNP deal with Labour as a 'match made in hell' 

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major will today warn that a Labour government propped up by the Scottish Nationalists would plunge Britain into chaos with higher taxes, more debt and fewer jobs.

'You okay hun?': Ruth Davidson has cheeky pop at Jim Murphy for furious tweet to David Cameron

DAVIDSON posted after a furious Leader of the Scottish Labour party took to Twitter to have a go at PM David Cameron.

Poldark executive producer: We didn't audition Aidan Turner with his top off, honest

He's the ab-tastic actor who has been linked to a supposed bump in Cornish property prices, but Poldark producers claim they had no idea Aidan Turner's torso would cause such a flurry of national interest.

Hillary Clinton dodges questions about family foundation

KEENE: US Democrat Hillary Clinton, on the 2016 presidential campaign trail Monday, faced unsettling new accusations of financial conflicts of interest involving her family’s philanthropic foundation, including some in a new book. “We will be subjected to all kinds of distractions and at

Migrants' bodies brought ashore as EU proposes doubling rescue effort

CATANIA/LUXEMBOURG: The European Union proposed doubling the size of its Mediterranean search and rescue operations on Monday, as the first bodies were brought ashore of as many as 900 people feared killed in the deadliest known shipwreck of migrants trying to reach Europe. Three other rescue operat

New York Times wins three Pulitzers

NEW YORK: The New York Times on Monday won three prestigious Pulitzer Prizes and a St Louis newspaper took the breaking news photography award for its coverage of the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina won the coveted award for public service jour

3 men sought in northeast D.C. stun gun robbery

WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- Police are searching for three men whose used a stun gun to rob a victim on a northeast Washington street. It happened near 11th and E streets kust after noon last Thursday. According to a police report obtained by ABC7 News, one of the robbers pointed a handgun at the 53-year

U.S. warships head to Yemeni waters to block any Iran weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to t

Hunting the Loch Ness Monster? You can now use Google Street view to find it

When people are looking in the Loch Ness area, the usual yellow Google Pegman will change to a Nessie peg-monster, giving users the power to zoom into different areas of the loch

Western Morning News published Nick Clegg pledges support for rural communities

The Liberal Democrats "owe it to farmers" to support the roll out of a "humane" and effective badger cull if reelected, Nick Clegg has suggested. His party would also prioritise housing and improve training opportunities for young people in rural areas as part of a commitment to boosting the econom

The politics of childcare

Parents welcome extra childcare but providers say the fee they receive from the government does not cover their costs, reports Sanchia Berg.

Scottish power at Westminster

Much has been made of the impact Scottish MPs could have after the election. But would it be anything new?

Major warns of Labour-SNP 'mayhem'

Former Prime Minister John Major is to enter the election campaign and claim that a Labour government propped up by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".

The Queen Will Not Be Awoken By Royal Baby's Arrival

The new royal baby will be arriving any day now, but the queen has ordered her staff not to wake her with news of the birth.

Mike Duffy trial: What happened on Day 10

A look at what happened on Day 10 of the Mike Duffy trial, including court being told the senator's first cousin got $500 for scanning and sending news stories and photos to Duffy.

Baltimore on edge after black suspect suffers fatal spine injury in police custody

Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest.

Utah mother gets maximum sentence for murdering 6 of her babies

Megan Huntsman, a Utah woman who admitted to murdering six of her newborn babies and storing their bodies in her garage, was sentenced Monday to six terms of up to life in prison, the maximum possible sentence, The Associated Press reported.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd's guilty plea

Embattled AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine and cannabis following a raid on his home in November.

More Mediterranean deaths as desperate migrants head to Europe

The first bodies have been brought ashore of the hundreds feared killed on Sunday in the deadliest shipwreck involving migrants trying to reach Europe.

In the Maltese capital Valletta, coast-guard officers unloaded 24 corpses found so far.

Wearing white protective suits, the

The Koch Brothers Are Reportedly Ready To Back Scott Walker

WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, the influential conservative donors, have settled on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as their top choice to win the 2016 Republican nomination for U.S. president, the New York Times reported on Monday. David Koch said a

Hillary Clinton trying to recapture that old New Hampshire magic

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Road tripping for her new campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton is in New Hampshire to try to recapture the magic of the 2008 Democratic primary victory that gave that year's faltering effort a second wind. As she did in Iowa last week, Clinton is forgoing the packed rallies that m