Man released over Davison murder

Man released over Davison murder

A 41-year-old man arrested by police investigating the murder of Gerard 'Jock' Davison is released unconditionally. A 27-year-old man has now been arrested.



Lusitania sinking to be marked

Lusitania sinking to be marked

The centenary of the sinking of the British ship Lusitania, which led to the deaths of about 1,200 people, is to be commemorated later.

Tipu Sultan South Shields shooting one month on detectives say they are closing in on killer

Tipu Sultan South Shields shooting one month on detectives say they are closing in on killer

The much-loved father-of-two from Sunderland was shot dead outside his family's takeaway one month ago on Thursday

Linfield confirm withdrawal from 2015 Setanta Sports Cup

Linfield confirm withdrawal from 2015 Setanta Sports Cup

The Irish League side have turned down an invitation to play in this season's cross-border competition to concentrate on pre-season

Cowan appeal: Carmody in spotlight again

Cowan appeal: Carmody in spotlight again

HEARING scheduled as Court of Appeal considers whether all judges who heard appeal for Daniel Morcombe’s convicted killer should be at a hearing seeking to disqualify Chief Justice Tim Carmody for bias.

Hockey will remain treasurer, PM says

Hockey will remain treasurer, PM says

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott insists Joe Hockey will remain treasurer even if the government's second budget fails to win over voters.

Taylor denies book race claims

Taylor denies book race claims

Graham Taylor has denied claims that the Football Association tried to cap the number of black players when he was in charge of the England team.

Abbott: Hockey is here to stay

Abbott: Hockey is here to stay

TONY Abbott says Joe Hockey won’t be sacked if the Budget is a flop and that all ministers involved in the decision making need to be held responsible.

PM offers to cough up again for tunnel

PM offers to cough up again for tunnel

A NEW $5.5 billion road and tunnel that would provide an alternative to the West Gate Bridge is likely to get federal funding if the project’s business case stacks up.

B.C. Securities Commission warning about too-good-to-be true offer

B.C. Securities Commission warning about too-good-to-be true offer

The B.C. Securities Commission is warning potential investors about companies associated with a man who is offering economically impossible returns.

Florida fugitive won't fight extradition after 55 years on the run

Florida fugitive won't fight extradition after 55 years on the run

A fugitive who had been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 won't fight his extradition back to Ohio after his arrest in Florida.

Read the Revealing Texts Between Pats' Alleged Deflaters

Read the Revealing Texts Between Pats' Alleged Deflaters

Among the most incriminating Deflate-Gate evidence against the New England Patriots is a series of text messages between two team workers.

Israel's Netanyahu Makes Deal to Form Coalition Government

Israel's Netanyahu Makes Deal to Form Coalition Government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday signed an agreement with the far-right Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett to make a coalition government, 90 minutes before a midnight deadline, sources told NBC News.

Tom Brady Was 'Aware' Footballs Were Deflated, Says NFL Report

Tom Brady Was "Aware" Footballs Were Deflated, Says NFL Report

Tom Brady was likely "aware of the inappropriate activities" involving the deflated footballs from last season, according to a new bombshell NFL released on Wednesday. And there's way more!

'Shawshank prisoner' on the run for 56 years

'Shawshank prisoner' on the run for 56 years

IN A case of life imitating art a convict once jailed at the prison used to film The Shawshank Redemption has been captured after 56 years on the run.

New $435,000 luxury car lands Turkey's religious head in hot water

New $435,000 luxury car lands Turkey's religious head in hot water

    ANKARA — Turkey’s top religious authority is in hot water over the purchase of a new car. Mehmet Görmez head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has rid himself of a $435,000, a Mercedes S500 luxury sedan. According to Hurriyet

UK politicians in final pitch for power before election

UK politicians in final pitch for power before election

  A combination picture shows Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, top left, Opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband, top right, British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives David Cameron, bottom left, and Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick

Office of Golden Dawn chief's lawyer attacked

Office of Golden Dawn chief's lawyer attacked

A day before the criminal trial of Golden Dawn lawmakers and members is to resume, hooded youths barged into the office of a lawyer representing the leader of the neofascist party, Nikos Michaloliakos, and vandalized the premises.

Azerbaijani FM: 'The fact of occupation shall be ceased for the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh c...

Azerbaijani FM: "The fact of occupation shall be ceased for the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh c...

Baku - APA. Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov has received Ambassador Dejan Šahović, Head of the Task Force for the OSCE Chairmanship of Serbia, said the Ministry, APA reports. 

Sydney sacrificed to rescue the nation

Sydney sacrificed to rescue the nation

IN cutting the official interest rate to a never before seen level of just 2 per cent, the Reserve Bank of Australia has risked economic havoc in Sydney.

Video: Own this Amazon item? Sell your review and get sued

Video: Own this Amazon item? Sell your review and get sued

Amazon goes to court against several websites allegedly selling fake reviews, prompting Ars Technica's Joe Mullin to break down the case with Seema. (msnbc)

Video: Curious koala visits Australia emergency room

Video: Curious koala visits Australia emergency room

An acute case of the "warm & fuzzies" struck a hospital in Australia last month, when a curious koala walked into the hospital's emergency unit and took a brief stroll before exiting, becoming a viral video sensation in the process. (msnbc quick cuts)

How the UK election mirrors New Zealand's poll

How the UK election mirrors New Zealand's poll

If you thought September's New Zealand election was nuts, welcome to Britain's General Election 2015. It's equally bonkers.

RBA tipped to cut rates

RBA tipped to cut rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely tipped to cut interest rates for the second time this year when its board meets on Tuesday, despite signs the economy is improving and fears about stoking house price inflation in Sydney.

Facebook pushes Oculus Rift commercial launch back to 2016

Facebook pushes Oculus Rift commercial launch back to 2016

Facebook has confirmed we won't be seeing the commercial version of the Oculus Rift this year, although it should be completed within the first quarter of 2016. [see_also] "Extremely excited to announce that the Oculus Rift will be shipping Q1 2016! We can’t wait to get it in your hands," said

Winning the election data race

David Maitland, General Manager, EMEA at Couchbase, explains how accurate data is at the heart of the UK general election, and how parties and voters alike are influenced by real time results. Red's up two points, Blue's a clear winner, the chasing pack have more attention than ever before. What inf

MicroRNA, the puppet master of the genome

We all know how irritating it is to have an inbox flooded with junk mail. Fortunately email providers these days contain filters to keep the junk mail at bay. As a result the junk mail folder tends to pile up with never-to-be-read emails.

Suit filed against Pacquiao for not disclosing shoulder injury

Manny Pacquiao and his handlers have been hit with a lawsuit asking for damages for anyone who paid to watch his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. because he failed to disclose his shoulder was injured.

T-Mobile Shaves Off $100 From The iPad For Mother's Day

Nothing comes quite as close as a brand new iPad Air 2 to profess your affection for your mother, does it? That’s what T-Mobile believes anyway. Magenta has kicked off a new promotion in time for Mother’s Day, customers can pick up Apple’s tablet for $100 off the regular price. Si

Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92. The World War II veteran and author, often praised for his eloquence and oratorical skills, was living in a nurs

Descendant of Lusitania survivor believes a stamp should commemorate 1915 sinking

A descendant of one of the Lusitania’s survivors has made a plea to remember the ship’s sinking, which occurred 100 years ago Thursday. Richmond historian Gordon Kibble, whose great aunt Winifred Hull was aboard, said a commemorative stamp should be issued.

5 things you should know as you start your workday

Toronto's homeowners get richer and Greece's government edges closer to default: Here's your cheat sheet for today's Financial Post

The women who questioned Wall Street

A trio of Wall Street's toughest critics talks about gender and taking on what's been called America's ultimate boys' club.

General Election 2015: David Cameron WRONG in claims Ed Miliband can only be PM if Labour largest pa...

The PM claimed it would be a "con trick" if Mr Miliband gets into Downing Street with support from the Lib Dems and the SNP

Mark Warburton worries over job prospects as he prepares for Brentford play-off battle

FOR former City trader Mark Warburton, promotion to the Premier League is just another £130million opportunity to be clinched.

Graham Taylor denies claims he was told to limit the number of black England players

GRAHAM TAYLOR has denied claims he revealed to a former player that he was pressured to limit the number of black players he picked for the England national team while he was manager between 1990-93.

Errol Brown: Frontman of Hot Chocolate and one of Britain's most successful musicians dies

Errol Brown, the singer who as the ultra-smooth frontman of Hot Chocolate became one of Britain's most successful musicians, has died from liver cancer. He was 71.