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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

'Marine A endured six months of hell before shooting injured Taliban fighter', says lawyer

'Marine A lawyer says 'he wasn't Rambo... he'd reached breaking point when he shot Taliban fighter'

'Marine A lawyer says 'he wasn't Rambo... he'd reached his breaking point'

Jonathan Goldberg QC said that Marine A's previous legal team made a very serious omission by not including psychiatric evidence

The discovery was confirmed by police

Package containing explosives found at German government offices

Package containing explosives found at German government offices

Further details of attempted bombing slowly emerging

The 2014 referendum resulted in defeat for the 'Yes' campaign

Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland wants independence - but what do her people really think?

What do the people of Scotland really think on independence?

Our helpful friends at Full Fact examine the latest polls and tells us whether Ms Sturgeon's bullishness on independence is justified.

Headscarf ban: 'This could include trans people not being able to dress as their gender', says Catholic Voices

Headscarf ban could really hurt trans people, says Catholic Voices

Headscarf ban could really hurt trans people, says Catholic Voices

The European Court of Justice has said that employers can instruct all employees to 'dress neutrally' meaning political, philosophical and religious signs would be banned

Penguin population estimate increases by millions following new research

New research shows there are millions more penguins than everyone thought

New research shows there are millions more penguins than everyone thought

Researchers have studied the population of East Antarctica’s Adelie penguin and found there are actually around six million of the species, more than double previous estimates

Pro-Erdogan hackers deface top accounts as crisis with Turkey escalates

Justin Bieber and Borussia Dortmund Twitter accounts defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

Justin Bieber Twitter account defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

There's been tension between Turkey and a number of EU member states after several rallies supporting him in the upcoming election

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for missing open goal over Government's National Insurance U-turn

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for 'missing open goal' on Government NI U-turn

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for missing open goal over Government NI U-turn

Jeremy Corbyn has been mocked on Twitter after he didn't capitalise on the Government's U-turn on National Insurance during PMQs, instead talking about schools funding and social care

Philip Hammond has been savaged over the 'omnNICshambles'

Philip Hammond dumps National Insurance hike plan

Philip Hammond dumps National Insurance hike plan

Report claims Tory MPs have been told key policy has been scrapped

Alzheimer’s research: University sues US National Institutes of Health over mutant mice patent

Mutant mice spark big-money patent fight in America

Mutant mice spark big-money patent fight in America

The University of South Florida patented a mouse which has two forms of mutated genes, but a contract to supply the mice has gone elsewhere

Indian temple sells 'pens that guarantee students pass exams'

Indian temple sells 'pens that guarantee students pass exams'

Indian temple sells 'pens that guarantee students pass exams'

A temple in India is so convinced the pens work that it offers a money-back guarantee if students don't pass their exams by using them

Donald Trump says Snoop Dogg would have been jailed for shooting Barack Obama

Donald Trump says Snoop Dogg would have been jailed for shooting Barack Obama

Mr Trump describes rapper as having a 'failing career' in latest celebrity grudge matches

'I completely fell apart' - Jack Monroe speaks out about impact of Katie Hopkins libel case

'I fell apart, I was hiding in bed': Jack Monroe speaks out about Katie Hopkins libel case

'I had to hide in bed': Jack Monroe speaks out about Katie Hopkins libel case

The food blogger discussed the devastating impact of being a victim of libel at the hands of the Mail Online columnist with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Marine Alexander Blackman's murder conviction is quashed

Marine A Alexander Blackman's murder conviction quashed

Marine A Alexander Blackman's murder conviction quashed

Marine A's murder conviction has been replaced with manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility

'Not even Brexit affected polls for Scots who want independence', says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor

Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer's bid for a new independence vote

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

The sign appeared in Stamford Hill and has been widely condemned

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for absurd EU volte-face report

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' reports that Nicola Sturgeon has changed her mind on EU

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' EU volte-face report

SNP MSP Kate Forbes told Julia Hartley-Brewer that they need to hold a referendum in order to honour the commitment they made in their manifesto

Woman burned after battery-operated headphones explode on flight to Melbourne

Safety warning after woman burned in battery-operated headphones explosion on flight to Melbourne

Woman burned after battery-operated headphones explode on flight

The incident happened on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne after the woman fell asleep

Donald Trump: leaked tax return 'irrelevant because it doesn't show financial interests', says Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer asks Donald Trump: 'What are you hiding? Show us how you make your money'

Jerry Springer asks what Donald Trump is hiding after tax return leak

Jerry Springer spoke to Paul Ross about the president's partially leaked 2005 tax return, which was published by MSNBC

Nicola Sturgeon to abandon EU bid after poll showing record Scottish Euroscepticism emerges, say reports

Nicola Sturgeon 'to abandon EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

Sturgeon 'to drop EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

The Scottish First Minister is reportedly dropping her plan to try to keep Scotland in the European Union, one day after announcing plans for a new independence referendum

Donald Trump: 2005 tax return partially leaks, shows President paid $38m bill

Donald Trump tax return: Journalist hits back at Trump by mocking 'POTUS fake tweet'

Donald Trump tax return: Journalist hits back at Trump by mocking 'fake tweet'

The White House has called MSNBC's publishing of the document a violation of the law

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

New study shows heat below the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus

New study shows heat below the surface of Saturn's Enceladus moon

New study shows heat below the surface of Saturn's Enceladus moon

A new study has shown that the underground ocean on Enceladus could be closer to the surface than first thought

Netherlands: Mark Rutte tells Geert Wilders 'there's a big difference between tweeting from the couch and running the country'

Dutch elections: Mark Rutte mocks far-right rival Geert Wilders for 'tweeting from the couch'

Far-right Dutch election candidate Geert Wilders mocked for Trump-style tweeting

Rutter hit out at Wilders during a live TV debate, after he claimed the Dutch borders should be closed

SpaceX set to launch rocket on Thursday, after delaying mission due to high winds

SpaceX faces further embarrassment as rocket mission delayed again

SpaceX faces further embarrassment as rocket mission delayed again

SpaceX was supposed to launch the Falcon 9 which would carry the EchoStar 23 satellite into geostationary-transfer orbit

High school student banned from playing basketball game for wearing hijab

High school student banned from playing basketball for wearing hijab

High school student banned from playing basketball for wearing hijab

Je’Nan Hayes was kept on the bench for her team's crucial game, and only found out later that her headwear was the reason

PSG believe refereeing "errors" contributed to their defeat

PSG complain about referee's 'errors' in Barcelona Champions League thrashing

PSG complain about referee's 'errors' in Barcelona Champions League thrashing

Paris club claims it doesn't want match replayed but simply wants 'respect'

Congress tells Donald Trump to stop deleting his tweets

Congress tells Donald Trump: stop deleting your tweets

Congress tells Donald Trump: stop deleting your tweets

The main legislative body of the US government claims deleting tweets represents a breach of the Presidential Records Act

North Korea attempts to shift blame for death of Kim Jong-nam

North Korea attempts to blame US for death of Kim Jong-nam

North Korea attempts to blame US for death of Kim Jong-nam

North Korea has claimed the United States and South Korea are trying to bring down the country's social system and ruin North Korea's image

George Galloway: 'Never mind polling, the Tories' win in Copeland proves they are most popular'

George Galloway: 'Never mind polling, the Tories' win in Copeland proves they are most popular'

'Never mind polling, the Tories' win in Copeland proves they are popular'

George Galloway believes the Conservatives winning in Copeland was hardly 'earth-shattering' as the constituency had some special circumstances

George Galloway defends against caller accusing him of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Corbyn

Caller was responding to interview in which Galloway mentioned Tories' huge poll lead over Labour

Model Vogue Williams calls for children to be taught about being transgender in school

Model Vogue Williams says children must be taught about being transgender in school

Model Vogue Williams calls for children to be taught about being transgender

The model joined showbiz reporter Johnny Seifert to talk about her new investigation programme, where one of the episodes looks at what it's like to be transgender

Polka-dot tree frog is found to be first naturally fluorescent amphibian

Polka-dot tree frog found to be the first naturally fluorescent amphibian

Polka-dot tree frog found to be first naturally fluorescent amphibian

Previously the only animals known to be luminous were a variety of fish and some sea turtles and parrots

'Forget UKIP, they're finished' - Twitter comes down hard on party after Arron Banks claims

Twitter declares UKIP dead after Arron Banks expulsion claims

Twitter declares UKIP dead after Arron Banks expulsion claims

The party's main financial backer claimed the party had suspended his membership on Twitter

Julia Hartley-Brewer fiercely argues with Imam over work headscarf ban

London Imam on work headscarf ban: 'We allow nudists on our streets, so why not headscarves?'

London Imam: 'We allow nudists on our streets, so why not headscarves?'

Ajmal Masroor says it's fine to ask women to cover their heads but not men, as women spend more on hair products

UKIP backer Arron Banks claims he's been suspended from party

UKIP backer Arron Banks claims he's been suspended from party

UKIP backer Arron Banks claims he's been suspended from party

UKIP have denied this, saying he hadn't renewed his party membership at the start of the year

Scottish independence: 'The EU treats members with more respect than the UK does', says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: The EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP

Angus MacNeil says Westminster could learn from Brussels when it comes to respecting its citizens

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Those who think a Scottish independence referendum poses no risks are deluded'

Alex Massie says there's every chance Scotland would vote for independence

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast showings in Malaysia after state film board throws down gauntlet on gay moment

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast showings in Malaysia over gay censorship row

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast showings in Malaysia over gay censorship row

The film company had been told by the country's state film board they had to cut the gay moment from the movie in order for it to be shown

European Court rules employers can ban headscarves, political and religious signs

European Court rules employers can ban headscarves, political and religious garments

European Court says bosses can ban headscarves, political and religious garments

The European Court of Justice has said employers are entitled to ban headscarves if it is based on company rules which require the employees to dress neutrally

Irfan (left) is accused of failing to disclose corruption approaches

Pakistan cricket star Mohammad Irfan banned in new spot-fixing case

Pakistan cricket star banned in new spot-fixing case

Mohammad Irfan banned from all forms of cricket after failing to disclose corruption approaches

Severely disabled man born from incestuous rape loses compensation fight

Severely disabled man born from incestuous rape loses compensation fight

Severely disabled man born from incestuous rape loses compensation fight

A man who has only been identified as Y was originally told he would be eligible for compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, however now he has lost that fight

Female bodybuilder apologises after body shaming woman in gym

Female bodybuilder apologises for fat-shaming woman in London gym

Female bodybuilder apologises for fat-shaming woman in London gym

Diana Andrews uploaded images to Snapchat claiming another woman in a gym had 'love handles' and would be ordering burgers to eat later

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Saddleworth Moor was used to bury the victims of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady in the 1960s

Inquest into poisoned body found on Moors Murders burial land

Inquest into poisoned body found on Moors Murders burial land

The body of 67-year-old David Lytton was found in mysterious circumstances in Greater Manchester in December 2015

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Dutch ambassador banned as situation intensifies

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Ankara bans Dutch ambassador as situation intensifies

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Ankara bans Dutch ambassador as situation intensifies

Turkey has banned the ambassador from returning and also suspended high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands

Scottish Independence: Theresa May to block Nicola Sturgeon's referendum until after Brexit, say reports

Scottish Independence: Theresa May to block Nicola Sturgeon's referendum until after Brexit, say reports

May 'to block Scottish referendum until after Brexit'

The Prime Minister, who has previously accused the SNP of 'tunnel vision', looks set to block the First Minister's independence referendum plans until after the UK leaves the EU

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scots uninterested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie prince Charlie independence nonsense', says UKIP's David Coburn

Scots don't care about Nicola Sturgeon's 'Bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' says UKIP's David Coburn

Nicola Sturgeon: UKIP's David Coburn blasts the Scottish First Minister

Coburn insisted 'Scots aren't interested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' in an interview with Paul Ross

Brexit: Theresa May authorised to trigger Article 50 as bill clears Parliament

Brexit: Theresa May gets green light to trigger Article 50 after Lords backs down

Governments gets green light to trigger Article 50

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill worked its way through Parliament after the Lords backed down over the amendments they made to the bill

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Awkward advert shows man bragging about dating success with Chinese women

Shameless sex toy advert shows 'fake American' bragging about one-night stands with Chinese women

Awkward advert shows man bragging about one-night stands with Chinese girls

In the advert a man named Jack says he is an American English teacher who moved to China four years ago, claiming women there are 'really into foreigners'

Wilders will be hoping the Turkey affair will bring him a surge in support in this week's election

Holland-Turkey mess could play right into Geert Wilders’ hands

'Holland-Turkey mess could play right into Geert Wilders’ hands'

Dutch politician and academic Henk Overbeek says crisis was entirely avoidable - and could have far-reaching consequences

The Southern Rail impasse has now spread to the Northern and Merseyrail networks

The RMT strike explained: Why Southern, Northern and Merseyrail passengers face commuter hell

The RMT strike explained: Why passengers face commuter hell

This quick and easy video explains the issues at the heart of the crisis

George Galloway: 'Philip Hammond's budget was meaningless and he is not qualified enough for the job'

George Galloway: 'Philip Hammond's budget was meaningless and he is not qualified enough for the job'

'Philip Hammond's budget was meaningless and he is not qualified enough'

Philip Hammond has announced his budget but George Galloway believes it does not do enough to solve the problems in Britain

'Let's agree to not call it Scexit' - Twitter is outraged at new name for Scottish independence

Scexit outrage: Twitter furious at rubbish new Scottish independence name

Scexit: Twitter hits back at new name for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will seek approval next week for a Scottish independence referendum, promoting a discussion about what to call it

The RMT insists a second safety-critical person is vital on trains

RMT strike: Boss Mick Cash insists 'this isn't just about the train doors'

RMT strike: Boss Mick Cash insists 'this isn't just about the train doors'

Cash says it's all about ensuring a second safety-critical person on trains

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls Royce by conning DVLA

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls-Royce by conning DVLA

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls-Royce by conning DVLA

Mohammed Humza was able to fill in a DVLA form claiming he owned the Rolls Royce and then order new keys for the car, after this he sold it on

British man David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

Briton David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

Briton David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

David Taylor has been imprisoned for six years and his partner Sarah Connor for four after they were found guilty of the assault on Wayan Sudarsa

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