Australia among the first to send gifts to the royal baby

Australia among the first to send gifts to the royal baby

LONDON — We don't even know her name yet, but the gifts are already starting to roll in for the new Princess of Cambridge See also: These people are ridiculously excited about the new royal baby The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to the new royal baby on Saturday morning, and the world got



Russell Brand tells people to vote Labour

Russell Brand tells people to vote Labour

Russell Brand has been known for telling people not to vote and repeatedly questioning the value of mainstream politics, but that changed Monday when he endorsed Labour Party leader Ed Miliband in a new video posted to his YouTube channel days ahead of the UK general election. See also: The Game

Two killed outside Mohammed cartoon event

Two killed outside Mohammed cartoon event

The FBI says it is searching the Phoenix apartment of the two gunmen in Sunday night's shooting outside a facility holding a cartoon contest depicting caricatures of the Islamic Prophet Mohammed. John Iannarelli, as...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Ethiopian Israelis over claims of police brutal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Ethiopian Israelis over claims of police brutal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting Ethiopian Israeli community leaders on Monday to discuss alleged police brutality. The claims come after Sunday night’s police clashes in Tel Aviv.

Police fired tear gas and stun grenades as demonstrators threw bottles and bricks. At least 46

Israeli troops told to 'kill on sight' in Gaza war: NGO

Israeli troops told to 'kill on sight' in Gaza war: NGO

The NGO said it had collected testimony from 60 Israeli soldiers and officers who had participated in last summer's offensive – dubbed "Operation Protective Edge" – against the Gaza Strip.

101-year-old pulled from rubble one week after Nepal earthquake

101-year-old pulled from rubble one week after Nepal earthquake

NEW YORK (CNN) -Police rescued a 101-year-old man from under the rubble of his home on Saturday, one week after an earthquake hit his country, Nepal Police spokesman Kamal Singh Bam told CNN. The elderly man is in stable condition and police do not know how he survived or the extent of his injuries

Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

WASHINGTON (ABC News) - In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" Monday, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said she is running for president in 2016, becoming the first female contender for the Republican nomination. "Yes, I am running for president," Fiori

Nearly 6,800 migrants on smugglers' boats saved at sea in 3 days; baby is born on rescue ship

Nearly 6,800 migrants on smugglers' boats saved at sea in 3 days; baby is born on rescue ship

A baby girl was born aboard a rescue boat in the Mediterranean Sea as Italian Coast Guard and Navy ships bring migrants by the thousands to the country's southern ports.

ISIS-linked Twitter accounts reportedly claim responsibility for Texas shooting

ISIS-linked Twitter accounts reportedly claim responsibility for Texas shooting

A pair of social media accounts possibly linked to the Islamic State terror group posted messages referencing Sunday evening's attack on a Texas free speech event moments before it happened. 

Carson, Fiorina announce 2016 presidential bids

Carson, Fiorina announce 2016 presidential bids

The GOP presidential field grew by two Monday as retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former technology executive Carly Fiorina both announced they are running for president.

Hillary is moving left, but she isn't divorcing Bill (politically speaking)

Hillary is moving left, but she isn't divorcing Bill (politically speaking)

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from her husband. She's disavowing his policies. She's abandoning his legacy!

The Unnamed Princess Has Some Visitors

The Unnamed Princess Has Some Visitors

Family have been visiting the new-born Princess at Kensington Palace.
Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby girl on the 2nd of May at 8:34am, and we are hoping to soon get an announcement about her name. The Middleton's, sister Pippa, Prince Charles and Th

From Charlotte to Chardonnay, Britain goes betting mad over royal baby's name

From Charlotte to Chardonnay, Britain goes betting mad over royal baby's name

Will it be Charlotte? Will it be Alice? Or Elizabeth… Victoria… Or even Diana?

Since Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared with their newborn girl on Saturday, the “Great Kate Wait” for the baby to arrive has given way to a betting frenzy on what the new princess will be calle

This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See

This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See

It just got way, way easier to search and browse the US Geological Survey's collection of historical topographic maps, thanks to a new online map viewer. The post This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See appeared first on WIRED.

Israel admits 'mistakes' in regard to Ethiopian community

Israel admits 'mistakes' in regard to Ethiopian community

Jerusalem (AFP) - President Reuven Rivlin admitted on Monday that Israel had made mistakes in its treatment of the Ethiopian Jewish community, describing their suffering as "an open wound"."We have made mistakes. We did not look, we did not listen enough," he said in a statement after thousands of E

BUFFETT: Stocks won't look cheap if interest rates go up (BRKA, BRKB, SPY, DJI, IXIC)

BUFFETT: Stocks won't look cheap if interest rates go up (BRKA, BRKB, SPY, DJI, IXIC)

Stocks are definitely on the "high side of valuation," according to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. Buffett is on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday morning with Becky Quick in Omaha. Berkshire Hathaway held its annual investors conference this past weekend. Quick asked him what he thinks of stocks and

Mass brawl involving Syrian refugees takes place in Turkey

Mass brawl involving Syrian refugees takes place in Turkey

A mass brawl took place in Turkey's province of Sanliurfa between Syrian refugees and the local population.

Ex-CIA Official: Republicans Politicized Benghazi

Ex-CIA Official: Republicans Politicized Benghazi

A former CIA deputy director has written in a new book that Republicans rapeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012, it has been reported. Michael Morell said the events were distorted about the attack that killed the American ambassador to Libya, according to a re

Israeli President: Ethiopian Protests Expose 'Wound'

Israeli President: Ethiopian Protests Expose 'Wound'

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Monday that protests against racism and police brutality by Ethiopian Jews have exposed an "open wound" that must be addressed. He spoke a day after thousands of people marched in central Tel Aviv, with protesters shutting down a major highway and clashing

Pamela Geller: America's 'bigoted blogger'

Pamela Geller: America's 'bigoted blogger'

Pamela Geller is a controversial blogger who has risen to prominence in the US after strident attacks against Islam.

Hollande to sell French fighter jets on start of Gulf tour

Hollande to sell French fighter jets on start of Gulf tour

French President François Hollande arrived in Qatar on Monday for the start of a two-day Middle East tour designed to wrap up the sale of French fighter jets and showcase his country's ever closer ties with the Gulf monarchies.

Two gunmen shot dead at Prophet Mohammed cartoon exhibit in Texas

Two gunmen shot dead at Prophet Mohammed cartoon exhibit in Texas

Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire on Sunday outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that was organized by an anti-Islamic group and billed as a free-speech event.

Wahab Riaz, Shakib Al Hasan Fined By ICC

Wahab Riaz, Shakib Al Hasan Fined By ICC

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz have been fined for their verbal exchange during the fifth day of the first Test between the two sides in Khulna.

WMNAGreenwood published Gun salutes to mark arrival of Royal princess

WMNAGreenwood published Gun salutes to mark arrival of Royal princess

Royal gun salutes will be fired today to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby princess. The deafening volleys will ring out across the capital this afternoon in celebration of William and Kate's second child who was born on Saturday at 8.34am, weighing 8lbs 3oz. Yesterday Pri

WMNOVergnault published Letting agent Martin & Co opens flagship office in Plymouth

WMNOVergnault published Letting agent Martin & Co opens flagship office in Plymouth

One of the UK's largest letting agencies has opened up a flagship office in Plymouth. Located on Mutley Plain, Martin & Co Plymouth specialises in providing a comprehensive range of lettings, sales and property management services. Owners Chris and Merolyn Whitaker have been involved in

Extensions and one-off homes may be exempted from new building rules

Housing extensions and one-off homes may be exempt from tough new building regulations aimed at preventing shoddy work, under proposals being considered by the Government.

Crook Karmichael ruled out for Reds

Karmichael Hunt has dropped three kilograms after a bad bout of gastro and an adductor strain saw him ruled out of Queensland's trip to face the Crusaders.

VIDEO: Lord Scriven defends 'no majority' tweet

Lord Scriven defends a tweet claiming that David Cameron privately does not think the Conservatives will win a majority.

Boy breaks piggy bank to help Nepal

A 12-year-old Indian boy raids his piggy bank to donate to the victims of last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal.

UKIP want to see cuts to postal votes

Voters will not have the right to a postal vote under UKIP plans - as the deadline approaches to send them ahead of the 7 May poll.

VIDEO: 'No such thing as a healthy tan'

Doctors warn that Britain's unpredictable weather could mean people are not protecting themselves against the sun and should regularly check for signs of skin cancer.

Migrants 'blamed for policy failure'

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett claims migrants are being blamed "for failures" in government policy to stave off 'the perceived threat from UKIP'.

Woman's body found at city flat

Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found at a flat in the Maryhill area of Glasgow as "suspicious".

Kipsang repeats 2013 Belfast win

Kenyan Joel Kipsang wins the Belfast City Marathon for the second time in three years as he takes victory in 2:19.36.

PwC ends A-level criteria for jobs

Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.

VIDEO: 'No support' for Nepal quake survivors

The BBC's Neha Sharma met a couple who explained how they were coping after the deadly Nepal earthquake

Australia 'contacted' over migrants

Australia's PM Tony Abbott says there has been "contact" between Australia and officials in Europe over the Mediterranean migrant crisis.