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McCall ‘close to hitting’ Millwall fans after pitch invasion

McCall ‘close to hitting’ Millwall fans after pitch invasion

Millwall fans invaded the pitch following their League One play-off final win over Bradford Bradford City boss Stuart McCall said he was “close to clocking” Millwall fans who invaded the pitch at the end of the League One play-off final. McCall said he and some of his players were goaded by supporters following their 1-0 […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

General election 2017: Labour steps up push for pensioner vote

General election 2017: Labour steps up push for pensioner vote

Image copyright Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to protect pensioners from Conservative “attacks” on their income as he steps up his push for older voters. The Labour leader claims pensioners will be £330 a year worse off under the plans set out in the Tory manifesto. Labour is promising to protect the winter fuel […]

China crippled CIA by killing US sources, says New York Times

China crippled CIA by killing US sources, says New York Times

Image copyright AFP Image caption Chinese police guard the US embassy in the capital, Beijing Up to 20 CIA informants were killed or imprisoned by the Chinese government between 2010 and 2012, the New York Times reports, damaging US information-gathering in the country for years. It is not clear whether the CIA was hacked or […]

California botulism outbreak linked to petrol station's nacho cheese

California botulism outbreak linked to petrol station's nacho cheese

Image copyright Getty Images An outbreak of severe food poisoning in Sacramento, California, that left nine people in hospital has been linked to cheese sauce sold on nacho crisps at a family-run petrol station. Health officials have stopped Valley Oak Food and Fuel selling food. Cases of botulism, a rare and sometimes fatal form of […]

South African men march against abuse of women and children

South African men march against abuse of women and children

Image copyright AFP Image caption A spate of attacks on women and children has shocked the country Hundreds of protesters, most of them men, have marched in the South African capital, Pretoria, over rising levels of violence against women and children. One of the organisers, Kholofelo Masha, said men had to take collective responsibility for […]

NBA star Enes Kanter's passport cancelled by native Turkey

NBA star Enes Kanter's passport cancelled by native Turkey

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kanter is a centre for the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team An NBA basketball player from Turkey, Enes Kanter, has been stopped at a Romanian airport, after Turkey cancelled his passport. Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder star, posted a video on Twitter saying this was due to his political […]

Brazil president seeks suspension of corruption investigation

Brazil president seeks suspension of corruption investigation

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Temer has rejected calls for his resignation Brazil’s President Michel Temer has said he will ask the Supreme Court to suspend an investigation against him, because vital evidence has been “manipulated”. In a defiant speech, Mr Temer said the audio, in which he allegedly discusses the payment of hush […]

Inverness relegated despite win over Motherwell

Inverness relegated despite win over Motherwell

Greg Tansey’s goal could not prevent Inverness suffering automatic relegation from the Premiership Inverness Caledonian Thistle have been relegated from the Scottish Premiership despite beating Motherwell. Hamilton’s win over Dundee meant Caley Thistle could not leapfrog the Accies into second-bottom place, regardless of their result against the Steelmen. After a drab first period, Greg Tansey […]

Hamilton hammer Dundee to seal play-off spot

Hamilton hammer Dundee to seal play-off spot

Hamilton celebrate a stunning strike from Giannis Skondras Hamilton pulled off their biggest win of the season to set up a Premiership play-off final with Dundee United. Beginning their final league match one point ahead of bottom club Inverness CT, Accies went in front through Rakish Bingham’s close-range finish. Giannis Skondras added a thunderous long-range […]