Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Kangaroo dies after zoo visitors throw rocks to make it hop

A kangaroo has died in a zoo after visitors threw rocks at in an attempt to make the animal hop. Onlookers repeatedly pelted the...

Biologists in national park accidentally kill one of world’s rarest bears

One of the world’s rarest species of bear has become even more endangered after park staff in Italy accidentally killed one of the...

Two-year-old girl accidentally shot dead by mother in Ohio hotel, police say

A US woman with a permit to carry a concealed gun accidentally shot dead her two-year-old daughter, say police. The woman, who has not been...

HSBC announces it will stop funding new coal power plants and other fossil fuel...

Europe’s largest bank has announced it is to largely stop funding fossil fuel industries. HSBC claims it is going green by all but ending...

Eric Greitens: Missouri governor embroiled in sex scandal faces new charges over political fund-raising

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with...

Women on the front line in the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone

In the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone, a small group of Palestinian protesters hidden by black smoke, braved Israeli sniper fire...

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50...

Armenia protests: Police detain opposition leaders and 200 protesters after president becomes prime minister

Three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters have been arrested in Armenia following more than a week of demonstrations venting fury at their former...

Smallville actor Allison Mack charged with trafficking over ‘involvement in sex cult’

Allison Mack, an actor best known for her role in the US TV show Smallville, has been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy. She...

Four Britons killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Four British nationals have died and 12 others have been injured in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel company has said. The victims were on...

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