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  1. Magnitude-7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage, injuriesSat, 25 Apr 2015 09:01:41 GMT
    In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a collapsed building is seen in Nepal's capital Kathmandu Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. More...
  2. 7.5 magnitude quake hits NepalSat, 25 Apr 2015 08:03:12 GMT
    KATHMANDU, Nepal >> A strong 7.5-magnitude earthquake has hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu and the U.S. Geological Survey says it expects heavy damage. More...
  3. Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM officeSat, 25 Apr 2015 07:01:53 GMT
    Media crowds the vehicle which carries Yasuo Yamamoto, who admitted to landing a drone on the roof of the prime minister's office, in front of Obama Police Station in Obama, Fukui prefecture, western Japan Saturday, April 25, 2015. Japanese police arrested the man, officials said Saturday. More...
  4. Ex-Gitmo detainees in Uruguay protest at US embassy, want financial helpSat, 25 Apr 2015 04:55:55 GMT
    Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. Embassy on Friday night, saying they were angry about being asked to leave a Uruguayan hotel that had been housing them and demanding Washington help them financially. Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi said he had been asked to leave the Metro hotel, a budget inn where he and some of the other five former detainees periodically stayed. More...
  5. A 73-year-old ex soldier has been charged over the 1974 death of a man with learning difficultiesSat, 25 Apr 2015 00:51:46 GMT
    A 73-year-old former soldier has been charged in connection with the death of a man with learning difficulties in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago. The suspect has been charged with attempted murder and is expected to appear at Omagh Magistrates Court in Co Tyrone today. More...
  6. Simon Wood who has been crowned the winner of the 2015 series of the BBC programme Masterchef.Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:51:45 GMT
    The 38-year-old data manager from Oldham fought off fierce competition from fellow finalists Emma Spitzer and Tony Rodd to lift the coveted trophy on the BBC One show. All three had to prepare three course meals to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace at the end of the seven week competition. More...
  7. Rugby stadium shut in police alertFri, 24 Apr 2015 20:31:31 GMT
    It said: "Supporters, partners and neighbours of Pontypridd RFC are advised that the Sardis Road stadium is currently not accessible. "The club will keep all concerned informed regarding access to the Sardis Road stadium as further information is received from the relevant authorities." More...
  8. a CCTV picture of Shaun Andrew McKerry being leapt on by shop-owner Sab DhillonFri, 24 Apr 2015 16:22:38 GMT
    An axe-wielding raider has been jailed for six years after his attempts to rob a store were foiled when he was jumped on by the shopkeeper and hit by his wife with a baseball bat. Ex-juvenile offender Shaun Andrew McKerry, dubbed Boomerang Boy or Homing Pigeon Boy in his youth, picked the wrong target when he burst into Shildon Post Office and Stores, County Durham, at 8pm on March 15. The masked 31-year-old waved an axe as he demanded cash from terrified assistant Andrea Brighty, but he did not see owner Sab Dhillon's rugby tackle which dropped him to the floor, sending shelves and produce tumbling. More...
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