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.

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,
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.
'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...
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'.
'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'

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

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 from th
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Being a Role Model

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

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.
Severe storms hit New South Wales

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 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' 

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

'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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".

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

REPORT: One of the Koch brothers just revealed which Republican 2016 candidate they support

Two of the most prominent and influential megadonors in the Republican Party reportedly have picked their man in the 2016 presidential race: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R). According to The New York Times, David Koch told a Monday gathering of GOP donors that he and his fellow billionaire brother,

VIDEO: EU measures to combat people smuggling

The EU has set out measures in response to the migrant crisis, including military operations against the networks of smugglers in Libya they blame for sending thousands of people to their deaths in the Mediterranean.

Marshall eyes Kiwis Test recall

A revitalised Benji Marshall is in the frame for Kiwis recall three years after his last Test for New Zealand.

Marathon a relief from bombing trial

ETHIOPIAN Lelisa Desisa has won the Boston Marathon, the event a welcome relief for the city from the ongoing trial of bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Target Could Have Prevented Lilly Pulitzer Frenzy

Target's Lilly Pulitzer clothing launch sold out swiftly, stoking both shopper buzz and frustration, but it should have seen it coming, experts say.

Chelsea beat Manchester City 3-1 in FA Youth Cup first leg

Tammy Abraham scored twice as Chelsea beat Manchester City 3-1 in the first leg of the FA Youth Cup Final at the £200m Etihad Campus.

Police: Video didn't capture suspect's fatal spine injury

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police released videos Monday showing the arrest of a man who died after his spine was nearly severed while in police custody, but said they don't yet know what caused that injury. A week after the arrest of Freddie Gray, police said still don't have any videos or other e

US condemns wave of S. Africa anti-foreigner attacks

The United States on Monday condemned a wave of xenophobic violence in South Africa, calling on all the country's leaders to take a stand against it. South A...

Details on the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners

Details and reaction on the winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes: ___ JOURNALISM PUBLIC SERVICE: The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina Reporters Do...

Liverpool set for summer overhaul with TEN Kop stars on the way out of Anfield... but at least Jorda...

Liverpool face a major rebuilding job this summer following a mass exit from Anfield. Manager Brendan Rodgers, who has suffered another trophyless season, could see up to 10 of his stars leave.

SNP's Nicola Sturgeon threatens independence if Britain leaves EU

The First Minister said for the first time that she would regard an 'out' vote in the Tories' proposed poll on EU membership as justification to reopen the question of breaking up the UK.

Baltimore authorities pledge thorough investigation in black 27-year-old's mystery police custody de...

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said that police do not have the answers about what happened to cause Freddie Gray's 80 per cent severed spine during his arrest last week.

David Cameron to use scaremongering tactics to combat threat of Labour-SNP coalition

A Tory source told the BBC "big hitters will be deployed" while the PM said such an alliance would be a "match made in hell" for Britain

Is Kim Richards Fired From RHOBH? Here's What Everyone Is Saying!

There's a whole slew of "sources" discussing Kim Richards and her future on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills after her recent arrest and apparent fall from the sobriety wagon. But don't worry — we've got you covered on how you can make heads or tails of the issue. Just in case you didn't hear

US to monitor ships traveling from Iran

U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels, U.S. officials tell CNN. The move is also meant to reassure allies in the region, the officials said. U.S. s...

Sam Smith says this is the worst thing you can say to him

Sam Smith has flip-flopped on whether or not he sees himself as a spokesperson for gay rights.That ended for good last month, when he announced in an interview with The Observer that he planned to set up his own LGBT charity to...

Obese People Fall Into 6 Groups: Study

A one-size-fits-all approach to treating obesity doesn't work because obese people fall into one of six groups, a study says. WebMD reports.