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Grace Millane murdered by man ‘seeking total domination’, court hears | World News

Grace Millane murdered by man ‘seeking total domination’, court hears | World News

By Stephen D’Antal in Auckland, New Zealand British backpacker Grace Millane was murdered by a man “seeking total domination and some sort of weird thrill over women who were his sexual partners”, a court heard today. Her killer had then taken “trophy photographs” because of a “morbid interest in a dead woman’s genitalia”, prosecutor Brian […]

Tense scenes in Hong Kong as anti-government protesters refuse to leave university

Tense scenes in Hong Kong as anti-government protesters refuse to leave university

A band of anti-government protesters remain holed-up in a Hong Kong university campus in a tense standoff with police. Pro-democracy protesters have occupied Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University since last week, but Hong Kong Police Force has said 1,000 of these have surrendered, including 300 minors under 18. For the remaining group, estimated to be fewer […]

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Northern Thailand and Rattles Bangkok

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Northern Thailand and Rattles Bangkok

A strong earthquake shook a border area between northern Thailand and Laos on Thursday morning, swaying Bangkok high-rises. Residents in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai felt a long period of shaking but saw no major damage. High-rise buildings swayed slowly for at least a half-minute in Bangkok, about 175 miles away from the […]

Incredible photo of Billy the Kid on sale for $1million – only the second confirmed pic of notorious Wild West outlaw – The Sun

Incredible photo of Billy the Kid on sale for $1million – only the second confirmed pic of notorious Wild West outlaw – The Sun

BILLY the Kid plays cards with his gang in a 1877 photo — only the second confirmed image of the Wild West outlaw. The remarkable black and white shot, which shows the notorious gunman with three members of his gang, has emerged for sale for $1million (£800,000). This is only the second ever confirmed picture […]

U.S. establishes foothold in Solomons as Chinese interests expand

U.S. establishes foothold in Solomons as Chinese interests expand

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The premier of Malaita province in the Solomon Islands says the United States and its regional allies have pledged to develop a deep-sea port and will be invited to patrol its territory, creating a beachhead against increased Chinese investment. FILE PHOTO: The national flags of Solomon Islands and China flutter at Tiananmen […]

Australian women win landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson | Australia news

Australian women win landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson | Australia news

Hundreds of women left in debilitating pain by faulty transvaginal mesh devices have won a landmark case against multinational giant Johnson & Johnson. The Australian class action against companies owned by Johnson & Johnson – watched closely across the world – was launched on behalf of 1,350 women who had mesh and tape products implanted […]

Riot police chase down protesters in Hong Kong

Riot police chase down protesters in Hong Kong

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