Former Army chief calls for 5000 British troops to invade Middle East and halt Islamic State

Former Army chief calls for 5000 British troops to invade Middle East and halt Islamic State

FORMER Army chief Lord Dannatt has warned that 5000 British troops must put their boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria if the brutal rampage of IS is to ever be halted.



Editorial: Honored at last

Editorial: Honored at last

Memorial Day honors those who did not come home from war, but sometimes the battle continued for those who did return.

Army Pvt. still missing from Fort Carson in Colorado

Army Pvt. still missing from Fort Carson in Colorado

Pvt. Daniel T. Domres (pictured), a Minnesota native, disappeared from the Army installation near Colorado Springs on May 11, his anguished father Tom Domres told ABC News.

Details emerge about bizarre life of Sydney siege gunman

Details emerge about bizarre life of Sydney siege gunman

The man who took 18 people hostage at a Sydney cafe last year was educated and erratic, secretive about his own life and public about his many grievances, and a self-obsessed fabulist who grew increasingly defiant as he edged closer to launching his deadly attack, lawyers told an inquest Monday. Th

Malaysian police finds 139 suspected graves in human traffickers' camps

Malaysian police finds 139 suspected graves in human traffickers' camps

WANG KELIAN, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most

Thailand, Myanmar urged to improve migrant policies

Thailand, Myanmar urged to improve migrant policies

Human Rights Watch slams Myanmar for 'unacceptable policies' toward Rohingya; says Thailand must allow screening by an international organization.

NBA Draft: UCLA's Kevon Looney feels ready for NBA & possibly colder climate

NBA Draft: UCLA's Kevon Looney feels ready for NBA & possibly colder climate

He moved from the Midwest to Los Angeles, experiencing the sunny climate, pleasant co-eds and laid-back demeanor this city has to offer.But unlike plenty who have traveled before him, UCLA freshman forward Kevon Looney said he feels ready to leave Los Angeles only after one year.

Memorial Day 2015: National Parade to close roads; Obama to attend wreath-laying ceremony

Memorial Day 2015: National Parade to close roads; Obama to attend wreath-laying ceremony

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Hundreds of veterans and a handful of celebrities are expected to attend Memorial Day events in D.C. on Monday. Starting at 10:30 a.m., the U.S. Marine Band will perform a prelude concert inside the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virgini

Former RAF chief calls on David Cameron to repair damage done to UK military

Former RAF chief calls on David Cameron to repair damage done to UK military

Ex-Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon has taken David Cameron to task over Britain's drop in its defence spending

DC police release four people arrested in connection with mansion murders

DC police release four people arrested in connection with mansion murders

Washington D.C. police said Sunday that they had released four people who were arrested earlier this week in connection with a quadruple murder in an upscale neighborhood of the nation's capital. 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory

Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory

The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi is prompting criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raising new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.

Amazon will pay tax in the UK

Amazon will pay tax in the UK

Online bookseller Amazon has shocked the American corporate world by agreeing to pay tax and not operate elaborate but "perfectly legal" avoidance schemes. Amazon has become the first technology company to abandon controversial corporate structures that divert sales and profits away from the  UK i

Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 8 months for corruption: reports

Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 8 months for corruption: reports

Jerusalem (AFP) - A Jerusalem district court sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison on Monday, after convicting him of corruption in March, Israeli media reported.Lawyers for Olmert, who served as premier from 2006 to 2009, immediately announced that they would appeal.

Tunisia soldier opens fire on comrades near parliament

Tunisia soldier opens fire on comrades near parliament

Tunis (AFP) - A Tunisian soldier opened fire on comrades at a barracks near parliament on Monday, wounding some of them, the defence ministry said.Ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati declined to be drawn on whether there had been any deaths in the shooting at the capital's Bouchoucha barracks."The

Warrant issued for arrest of man over Hayley Dodd murder

Warrant issued for arrest of man over Hayley Dodd murder

BREAKING: A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a 59-year-old man over the murder of Hayley Marie Dodd.

Siege gunman too 'weird' for bikies

Siege gunman too 'weird' for bikies

OUR image of him is in traditional robes spouting extremist dogma, but it has been revealed that the Sydney siege gunman actually wanted to be a member of the Rebels motorcycle gang.

Sarah Michelle Gellar shares Alyson Hannigan reunion photo

Sarah Michelle Gellar shares Alyson Hannigan reunion photo

Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan had a mini-"Buffy" reunion in Los Angeles over the weekend.

Malaysia Begins Exhuming Bodies from Mass Graves

Malaysia Begins Exhuming Bodies from Mass Graves

Malaysia's national police chief announced Monday that 139 grave sites and 28 camps of suspected human traffickers had been found in the northern part of the country. "They are not sure how many bodies are in each grave," General Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters in Wang Kelian, Malaysia. "The fi

US Defense Chief: Iraqi Forces 'Showed No Will to Fight'

US Defense Chief: Iraqi Forces 'Showed No Will to Fight'

 U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter attributes the fall of the Iraqi provincial capital of Ramadi to Islamic State (IS/ISIL) forces last week to a lack of will by Iraqi forces to fight. Carter's comments follow President Barack Obama's assessment that the fight to degrade and destroy the IS grou

Tunisian soldier opens fire on fellow troops at military base

Tunisian soldier opens fire on fellow troops at military base

A Tunisian soldier opened fire on colleagues at a military base in the capital Tunis on Monday, killing an officer and two others and wounding 15 more before being shot dead himself, Tunisian authorities said.

ScottHarrison commented EU citizens to be denied vote on Britain leaving European Union

ScottHarrison commented EU citizens to be denied vote on Britain leaving European Union

Citizens from most European Union countries living in the UK will be barred from voting in the referendum on whether to sever ties with Brussels promised by David Cameron. The franchise for referendum, promised by the end of 2017, will be based on that for a general election – meaning Irish,

Western Morning News published Jed Allen manhunt continues after triple killing in Oxfordshire

Western Morning News published Jed Allen manhunt continues after triple killing in Oxfordshire

Police continue to hunt a fan of comic book superhero Wolverine who is suspected of stabbing to death his six-year-old sister, their mother and her partner. Jed Allen, 21, has posted pictures of himself on social media posing as the blade-wielding X-Men character. Armed police officers are scourin

ScottHarrison published Devon grandmother dies after being found unconscious in Cyprus

ScottHarrison published Devon grandmother dies after being found unconscious in Cyprus

A Devon grandmother who was found unconscious in Cyprus after being missing for four days has died. Former maths teacher Pauline Pidcock, aged 64, of Tamerton Foliot Road, Plymouth, went missing near Omodos on Wednesday. She was found on Sunday morning down an embankment where she had spent fo

WMNOVergnault published ShelterBox volunteer speaks out of her Nepal disaster relief...

WMNOVergnault published ShelterBox volunteer speaks out of her Nepal disaster relief...

A Cornish volunteer for disaster relief charity ShelterBox has spoken of her experience helping those who have lost everything in Nepal's earthquakes. Becky Maynard flew to Nepal within days of the first quake on April 25. Now, almost a month later, she is still disquieted by life in a country t

WMNAGreenwood published Saw 'found in cupboard' used to amputate man's leg

WMNAGreenwood published Saw 'found in cupboard' used to amputate man's leg

A health board is investigating claims that surgeons used a saw found in a cupboard to amputate a man's leg. The incident at Ayr Hospital started when a metal plate was unexpectedly discovered in the man's leg during the operation. It was reported that staff could not find the equipment to remove

Most EU citizens living in UK - except the Irish - barred from voting in EU 'in-or-out' referendum

Citizens from most European Union countries living in the UK will be barred from voting in Britain's referendum on whether to sever ties with Brussels.

139 'Rohingya graves' found on Malaysia border

Malaysian authorities have discovered what they believe are 139 graves in a series of abandoned camps used by human traffickers.

Police hunt man suspected of stabbing 6-yr-old sister, mum and partner

Police continue to hunt a man suspected of stabbing to death his six-year-old sister, their mother and her partner.

Broadcasting watchdog needs to review how 'balance' rule affects coverage: NUJ

There are calls for the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) to review how its rules around balance were implemented in the Marriage Referendum debate.

Sheffield United sack manager Clough

Nigel Clough is sacked as the manager of Sheffield United after the League One side missed out on promotion

Advisory group 'to replace youth PCC'

The post of Kent's youth police and crime commissioner is to be replaced with an advisory group, under plans to be considered.

Carmichael rejects calls to resign

Former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael rejects calls for him to resign over a leaked memo and says he wants to "get on with" being an MP.

NI leader has suspected heart attack

Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack.

Soldier opens fire at Tunis base

A Tunisian soldier is shot dead after opening fire on other troops at a military base in Tunis, the country's defence ministry says.

Israel ex-PM given prison sentence

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust.

Irish Abroad: Hull's Irish contingent relegated from Premier League

The English Premier League season came to a bitter end for the Irish crew at the KC Stadium, but Robbie Keane made a return to action for LA Galaxy

Arsenal: 2014-15 season in statistics

The Gunners struggled to compete with Chelsea in the race for the Premier League title but just how did they rate statistically over the course of the domestic season?