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Man stabbed to death in Vietnam karaoke row

Man stabbed to death in Vietnam karaoke row

Image copyright iStock A row over a karaoke performance has left one dead and another injured at a wedding in southern Vietnam, local media said. Nguyen Ngoc Diep was singing a song to the couple when another guest ridiculed his performance and snatched away the microphone, Tuoi Tre newspaper said. After a quarrel, Mr Diep […]

Gianforte wins Montana vote despite 'body slam' charge

Gianforte wins Montana vote despite 'body slam' charge

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Get the hell out of here!’ – listen to the alleged attack US Republican Greg Gianforte has won a special congressional election in Montana, just hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter. With about 75% of the vote counted, he is leading his Democratic rival […]

Greek statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

Greek statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

Image copyright Farhana Parvin Image caption The removal began late Thursday Workers have begun to dismantle a statue of a Greek goddess from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from Islamists. The sculpture of Themis – the goddess of justice – wearing a sari was less than six months old, but Islamist groups demanded […]

Schapelle saga

Schapelle saga

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australians have been transfixed by Schapelle Corby’s case for years Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby, almost 40, is heading home from Indonesia for the first time in more than 12 years. She lost her freedom, much of her youth and, it was feared, her sanity after she was caught […]

SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police

SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police

Image copyright WA Police Image caption The signal, made of rocks, was spotted by a helicopter pilot Is it a false alarm, or a genuine plea for help? An SOS signal made of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia has prompted fears that someone, or more than one person, could be missing. The […]

'Magic air'

'Magic air'

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mountaineers using oxygen bottles to reach the summit of Everest Foreign climbers and Sherpas on Mount Everest are concerned about the increasing theft of oxygen bottles from high camps. They say it could threaten the lives of mountaineers because they each have a set supply for weather and traffic-related delays, […]

'Saint of soccer'

'Saint of soccer'

Image copyright The Stanley Matthews Foundation/John D Cross Sir Stanley Matthews remains one of England’s most famous footballers and was known as the “Wizard of Dribble”. But he was also arguably the first global icon, paving the way for superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. And it all began in Ghana, writes Scott […]

Kushner 'under FBI scrutiny' in Russia investigation – US sources

Kushner 'under FBI scrutiny' in Russia investigation – US sources

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jared Kushner (right) is married to President Trump’s daughter Ivanka President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russia investigation, US media report. Investigators believe Mr Kushner, 36, has significant information relevant to their inquiry, US officials told NBC News. The FBI […]

Fox's Sean Hannity loses advertisers after conspiracy theory

Fox's Sean Hannity loses advertisers after conspiracy theory

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hannity on a visit to the White House briefing room Several companies have pulled adverts from Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show after his coverage of a debunked election murder conspiracy. At least five firms have cancelled commercials, despite Mr Hannity’s pledge to drop the topic on-air. Fox has […]

Not a calamity

Not a calamity

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Stern faces but warmer words on Trump’s first trip to Nato Donald Trump’s motorcade swept through Brussels on a tour of the landmarks of post-war reconstruction that he once seemed to threaten – and diplomatic calamity was averted. It may seem strange to measure the impact of a presidential visit […]

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