UK's Cameron meets EU leaders on referendum reform push

UK's Cameron meets EU leaders on referendum reform push

London (AFP) - Prime Minister David Cameron starts a whirlwind two-day tour of European capitals including Paris and Berlin Thursday in a push to secure EU reforms before a referendum on whether Britain should leave.Cameron will meet the Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Hague Thursday b



Pentagon Accidentally Sent Anthrax to US Labs, Overseas Base

Pentagon Accidentally Sent Anthrax to US Labs, Overseas Base

Over two dozen people are undergoing precautionary treatment for anthrax after the U.S. military accidently shipped live samples of the deadly bacteria to civilian commercial labs in nine states and a military lab in South Korea. Officials say four laboratory workers in the United States, along

WMNDavidWells published WMN in Nepal - the daunting task of rebuilding a nation reduced...

WMNDavidWells published WMN in Nepal - the daunting task of rebuilding a nation reduced...

In his latest report from the frontline of a humanitarian disaster relief mission with Cornwall-based charity ShelterBox, WMN journalist David Wells meets young and old members of a community in a remote mountain village battling to rebuild their lives in the wake of the earthquake in NepalA timber

WMNJBayley published 'Ban' on mankinis cuts crime and boosts tourism in Newquay

WMNJBayley published 'Ban' on mankinis cuts crime and boosts tourism in Newquay

Newquay's decision to "ban" mankinis from public areas has helped reduce anti-social behaviour and resulted in a boom for the local tourist economy, police and community leaders have said. Officers in the Cornish town said a "robust" attitude to inappropriate behaviour in public has helped shed i

WMNJBayley published Pressure on Sepp Blatter to resign in wake of FIFA scandal

WMNJBayley published Pressure on Sepp Blatter to resign in wake of FIFA scandal

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has come under renewed pressure to resign before tomorrow's planned leadership election after the darkest day in its scandal-strewn history ended with a slew of senior officials being arrested on suspicion of corruption. Football Association chairman Greg Dyke last night

WMNJBayley published New chicken bug details to be published

WMNJBayley published New chicken bug details to be published

The latest rates of campylobacter contamination of fresh shop-bought chickens will be published today by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). In February, the FSA reported that contamination had increased since November, with every major retailer failing to meet targets to reduce the bug. The FSA said

WMNJBayley published Today's latest news headlines

WMNJBayley published Today's latest news headlines

Pressure on Blatter to step down Fifa president Sepp Blatter has come under renewed pressure to resign before tomorrow's planned leadership election after the darkest day in its scandal-strewn history ended with a slew of senior officials being arrested on suspicion of corruption. Football Assoc

WMNOVergnault published FIFA faces lucrative World Cup sponsorship collapse amid...

WMNOVergnault published FIFA faces lucrative World Cup sponsorship collapse amid...

The football governing body Fifa is facing the collapse of lucrative World Cup sponsorship deals following the darkest day in its history which saw senior officials arrested on suspicion of "rampant" corruption. Visa threatened to break off its contract while other global brands such a

WMNdellis published REVIEW: Barnum, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

WMNdellis published REVIEW: Barnum, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Roll up! Roll up! Watch one man as he sings, dances, turns flames into a red rose, and juggles the love of his life with his fascination for another woman! Yes folks, it's "the greatest show on earth" - the story of showman Phineas Taylor Barnum who introduced the American public to the oldest woma

VIDEO: Miranda Hart: 'Can I just be an actress?'

VIDEO: Miranda Hart: 'Can I just be an actress?'

Miranda Hart and Melissa McCarthy talk to BBC Breakfast about their new film Spy, and being a woman in Hollywood.

'Danger' over future of S4C funding

'Danger' over future of S4C funding

There is a real danger that S4C's funding will be shrunk by the Conservative government, a Labour MP warns.

Kingfisher lifted by revamp progress

Kingfisher lifted by revamp progress

The FTSE 100 opens lower, but shares in B&Q owner Kingfisher rise after it says it is proceeding with its revamp plan "at pace".

Children's favourite words revealed

Children's favourite words revealed

Gran and wee are among Scottish children's most popular words, according to analysis of entries to a short story competition.

VIDEO: Palestine wants Israel football ban

VIDEO: Palestine wants Israel football ban

The Palestinian Football Association is asking Fifa to suspend Israel from world football, just as it once suspended apartheid South Africa and Slobodan Milosevic's Yugoslavia.

Methodist Church apologises for abuse

Methodist Church apologises for abuse

The UK's Methodist Church is to make a public apology after an investigation uncovered nearly 2,000 reported cases of abuse involving ministers, staff and members.

Growth in Philippines slows sharply

Growth in Philippines slows sharply

Growth in the Philippine economy slowed in the first quarter of the year to its lowest annual pace since 2011.

Rinehart loses family trust battle

Rinehart loses family trust battle

Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, loses control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long running legal battle.

Government's $1.5 billion roll on the dole

Government's $1.5 billion roll on the dole

MR Morrison told reporters in Canberra today that “choosing welfare is not the career we want for” young people.

#3: Get fresh with 150-stall market

#3: Get fresh with 150-stall market

FREE READ: Can’t get enough of markets? Another Brisbane suburb joins the must-visit list with its first farmers market. Find out where and when it’s on this weekend. TOP 20 BEST OF BRISBANE

Carmody cans speech, wife in hospital

Carmody cans speech, wife in hospital

UPDATE: CHIEF Justice Tim Carmody has cancelled a much-anticipated speech at Hamilton Island following his wife Robyn being admitted to hospital.

Ukraine in plight after one year of pro-Western governance

Ukraine in plight after one year of pro-Western governance

Trade unions in Ukraine have held a protest rally against what they call poor living standards in the country. The organizers say it is the first wake-up call for the government to stop austerity measures. Protesters threaten to hold more massive demonstrations if their demands are not met.
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Warriors through to NBA Finals

Warriors through to NBA Finals

THE Golden State Warriors are through to the NBA Finals, after defeating the Houston Rockets to claim the Western Conference title.

Train passenger foils bag snatcher

Train passenger foils bag snatcher

A TRAIN commuter caught up in a struggle with a would-be bag snatcher believes the intervention of a mystery good Samaritan saved her from serious harm.

Evil Adrian Bayley will rot in jail for 43 years

Evil Adrian Bayley will rot in jail for 43 years

UPDATE: ADRIAN Bayley will likely die in prison after being told he must now spend 43 years in jail for rapes and murder before becoming eligible for parole.

What does your car say about you?

What does your car say about you?

Features 28 May, 2015 We use YouGov's Profiler tool to see if associations people make with certain car brands are fair

Conservative candidate Santorum throws hat in US presidential ring

Rick Santorum, a conservative former senator who finished second in the 2012 Republican presidential nomination process, will again seek the presidency, he said Wednesday.Santorum said he offers "a bold vision for America - one that's clear and conservative,...

'No risk' says Pentagon after anthrax error

A US military laboratory based in Utah is under investigation after mistakenly sending live anthrax bacteria to nine commercial labs and an air base in South Korea.

The shipments which were part of a military research project continued for a full year before the error was noticed.


Nebraska abolishes death penalty

Nebraska has become the 19th US state to abolish the death penalty in favour of life imprisonment.

At 30 to 19, the vote overrode a veto by the state’s Republican senator.

Previous ballots to retroactively apply the decision were upheld.

Nebraska has not execute

Edmonton's first solar powered pool

This summer, the Queen Elizabeth outdoor pool will receive its power from mother nature as the City of Edmonton starts using the sun's rays to generate electricity.

People forced to leave in northern Alberta going home after crews hold wildfires

Emergency officials have lifted all evacuation orders for communities threatened by wildfires in northern Alberta.

Police Make Arrest in 'Devastating' Da Vinci Fire in Downtown LA

Police have made an arrest in the massive downtown Los Angeles inferno that torched an under-construction apartment complex in December 2014.

Baltimore Cops' Attorneys Want Freddie Gray Case Moved

The attorneys argue in a motion filed Wednesday that the passions surrounding the death while in police custody make it impossible for a fair trial.

Bacca brace seals Sevilla's fourth UEFA Europa League title

Sevilla won the Europa League for a record fourth time, with two goals from Carlos Bacca steering the Spanish club to a 3-2 win over Ukraine's Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Wednesday's final.

Analysis How Delhi HC verdict may scuttle Centres plan to take over antigraft body

The Delhi High Court ruling that the anticorruption branch can probe Delhi police officers may end up scuttling the home ministrys plan to get the Lieutenant Governor take charge of the antigraft agency

Judge allows email scanning class action suit against Yahoo to proceed

Yesterday , U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled in San Jose, California that two class action suits have enough merit to be brought against Yahoo as classes instead of individual suits. These suits were initially brought against Yahoo in 2013, but only now were ordered eligible to proceed. The plaint

"Proactive" to turn iOS Spotlight into Google Now rival

Despite many hailing Siri to be exponentially better than Google's equivalent voice-controlled feature, it seems that Apple might be taking a few pages from Google Now's book in future iOS releases. Dubbed "Proactive", the initiative is tipped to turn iOS Spotlight, the lesser known search feature o

Warriors oust Rockets to reach NBA Finals for 1st time in 40 years

OAKLAND, Calif. — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Warriors finally have arrived on basketball's biggest stage again. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes...