Image caption The sculpture will be part of a £630,000 investment project at Flint Castle. Plans to create an iron ring sculpture at Flint Castle have been described as “insulting to Wales”. The design, said to represent the relationship between the medieval monarchies of Europe and the castles they built, […]

Is this sculpture “insulting” to Wales?

Few states track gun ownership by sex and race but African American gun clubs say ownership among black women is rising and women are signing up for firearm instruction in record numbers. “I thought it would be the brothers joining,” Philip Smith told AP. He founded the National African American […]

Black women turn to firearms for self-defense across US

A high-level United Nations delegation arrived in Yemen on Monday to visit areas held both by the government and the Houthi rebels across the crisis-hit country, according to a UN source.  The executive directors of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme […]

UN delegation visits Yemen amid cholera outbreak

The US isn’t doing enough to counter RT and Sputnik, media outlets which are powered by lavish Kremlin funding and the KGB, according to Ed Royce, the House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman. During a breakfast meeting last week at the Ripon Society in Washington, DC, Royce voiced his concerns over […]

‘KGB & billion dollars a year’ fuel RT success, US ...

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 17:32 Bernie Sanders is not closing the door on making another bid for the Oval Office in 2020, after his failed attempt against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016. “Yes, is the answer,” said one of Sanders’ associates when asked if the senator from Vermont […]

Sanders 2020: Bernie in discussions over 2nd White House run

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 16:28 The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab terrorist group has mocked US President Donald Trump in a new video, calling him a “brainless billionaire.” It comes after Washington intensified efforts against the extremists. The video, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, refers to Trump as a “brainless billionaire” […]

Al-Shabaab terrorist group calls Trump ‘brainless billionaire’

Image copyright AFP British holidaymakers are paying hundreds of millions of pounds in unnecessary charges when they use their credit and debit cards overseas. Shops, restaurants and cash machines are offering tourists the option of paying in pounds rather than the local currency and applying a poor exchange rate if […]

Tourists warned over exchange rate costs

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 15:35 An 18-year-old woman who allegedly caused a crash that killed her younger sister – a tragic incident which was also live-streamed on Instagram – has been arrested by police in California. Obdulia Sanchez from Stockton, south of Sacramento, was booked into Mercer County Jail […]

‘I killed my sister, but I don’t care’: Teen arrested ...

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The band had been due to embark on a North American tour Linkin Park have released their first official statement after the death of frontman Chester Bennington last week. “Our hearts are broken. The shock waves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our […]

Linkin Park pay tribute to Chester Bennington

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A suspected suicide attack targeting police personnel in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore has killed at least 25 people and wounded scores more, officials say. The attack targeted police assisting in a drive to clear the Ferozepur Road, a main road in Pakistan’s second city, of […]

Blast leaves dozens dead in Pakistan’s Lahore

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 14:49 Goldman Sachs has cut ratings of America’s Boston Beer and Constellation Brands due to sluggish beer sales and a shift in demographic tastes. It has found the younger generation prefer wine to beer. Read more “As we explored back in 2014, we expected a […]

Goldman downgrades beer stocks as millennials prefer wine

Kenyans are heading to the polls on August 8 to pick a president in a tightly fought election. Eighteen candidates are competing for the country’s top position. President Uhuru Kenyatta who came to power in 2013 is seeking a second and final term in office. Raila Odinga, who lost to […]

How do the Kenyan elections work?

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 14:35 A US spy plane flying near the eastern coast of China was intercepted by two Chinese fighter jets and had to change course, US officials said. The surveillance aircraft was flying over international waters between China and South Korea. The incident took place on […]

Armed Chinese jets drive off US spy plane over Yellow ...

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 14:35 A US spy plane flying near the eastern coast of China was intercepted by two Chinese fighter jets and had to change course, US officials said. The surveillance aircraft was flying over international waters between China and South Korea. The incident took place on […]

Armed Chinese jets drive off US spy plane over Yellow ...

After eight weeks on TV, a lot of drama, flirtation – and grafting – Love Island ends. The ITV2 show has seen nearly two million people tune in every night to see the likes of Camilla, Chris, Amber and Kem in their Mallorcan villa. Amanda Stavri has been the commissioning […]

The secret to Love Island’s success

Image copyright PA Image caption Charlie Gard has a rare genetic condition and has been on life support since October The parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard have ended their legal challenge to take him to the US for experimental treatment. A lawyer representing Chris Gard and Connie Yates told […]

Charlie Gard parents give up legal fight

Image copyright Kerry family Image caption Leah Kerry died in Torbay Hospital after apparently suffering from an adverse reaction to a psychoactive substance she had taken A girl who is thought to have died because of an adverse reaction to what used be called a legal high “paid the ultimate […]

Devon drugs death girl ‘paid ultimate price’

After New Hampshire Democrats blocked reporters from attending an annual picnic that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) headlined on Sunday, Waters reportedly told attendees that she and her allies are actively “organizing” to bring down President Donald Trump. “Mr. President, we are organizing. And we are organizing to bring you down,” Waters reportedly […]

Maxine Blocks Press, Tells NH Dems She’s ‘Organizing’ to Bring ...

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 12:33 Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers, Ryanair, has warned its rivals it might cut summer fares by up to nine percent as competition in the aviation industry intensifies. “It’s a competitive market out there. You’re looking at fares down anywhere between seven – eight, […]

Ryanair says it could slash ticket prices, warning of airline ...

Jamaica’s men’s football team beat Mexico 1-0 in their Gold Cup semifinal on Sunday night to book their place in the final against hosts USA. Jamaica claimed victory at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, thanks to full-back Kemar Lawrence’s free-kick in the 88th minute. Jamaica were indebted to […]

Jamaica shock Mexico to set up Gold Cup final against ...

Microsoft’s graphics program Paint has been included in a list of Windows 10 features that will be either removed or no longer developed. Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since its release in 1985 and is known for its simplicity and basic artistic results. Paint’s successor, Paint […]

Microsoft signals end of Paint program

Image copyright PA Image caption Radio 2 DJ Sara Cox was sent letters handwritten in felt-tip pen A stalker who sent a series of letters to BBC Radio 2 DJ Sara Cox has been jailed for 16 months. Anthony Collins, 50, of Afghan Road, Chatham, in Kent, was sentenced at […]

Man jailed for stalking Radio 2 DJ Sara Cox