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October 29, 2018 1:06 AM Donald Trump BLAMES MEDIA for 'hatred' in US after attempted bombings and shooting

DONALD Trump has attacked the media in a tweet just days after attempted bombings and a mass shooting, claiming that they are the reason for "division" and "hatred" in the US. Everyone who received a bomb has been attacked by Trump in tweets, press conferences and rallies. Trump has repeatedly denied any responsibility for the attempted bombings by Florida 35

August 7, 2018 5:54 AM Swindon firm backs swim for bomb disposal experts

SWINDON tech firm Innovation IT Support is to sponsor a swim raising money for a charity that supports bomb disposal experts and their families. The Victory Swim, which is being held in the Cotswold Water Park next month, was started by Capt James Wadworth who received the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross after defusing a huge roadside bomb in Iraq while 45

July 2, 2018 9:02 AM Eddie Mair's glittering BBC radio career

Eddie Mair was born in Dundee and began his journalistic career at Radio Tay in the city, hosting weekly phone-ins, news shows and the breakfast show. He joined the BBC in 1987, starting as a sub-editor for Radio Scotland and later presented the station's flagship television and radio news programmes, Reporting Scotland and Good Morning Scotland 46

June 18, 2018 10:31 AM Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Dozens of Afghans arrived in the capital on Monday after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war. The Helmand Peace Convoy reached Kabul after traveling more than 500 kilometers (300 miles) over nearly 40 days. The march began in the southern city of Lashkar Gah, in the Helmand province, an area largely 31

May 13, 2018 3:16 AM Indonesia church attacks kill at least two, 13 injured: police

A wave of blasts including a suicide bombing struck outside churches in Indonesia's second-biggest city Surabaya on Sunday, killing at least two and wounding 13 others, police said, the latest assault on a religious minority in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country. The three blasts all occurred within 10 minutes of each other, police said, with the first 58

December 31, 2017 1:30 AM All aboard the HS2 honours express: FIVE MPs on the Commons rail committee are knighted (and it's apparently just 'a coincidence')

A new honours row erupted last night after every MP on a Commons committee that oversaw the controversial HS2 rail project ended up with a knighthood. Two MPs on the obscure High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Bill Commons Select Committee were knighted in the New Year Honours List, meaning all six MPs who served on the committee when it was wound 58

November 28, 2017 8:46 AM Greek police conduct raids, question nine for banned Turkish militant link

ATHENS, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Greece's anti-terrorism service raided apartments in central Athens on Tuesday, detaining nine people for questioning on suspected of links to a far-leftist militant group outlawed in Turkey, police said. "So far nine people have been detained, they are Afghans and Kurds based on their identity papers. Police found jars containing 41

October 19, 2017 10:06 PM US drone strike kills Jamaat-ul-Ahrar leader who targeted Christians in Pakistan and killed over 250 in total

The leader of a Pakistani militant group whose suicide bombings killed more than 250 people has died after sustaining injuries from a US drone strike in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the militants said. Omar Khalid Khorasani's death comes ahead of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit and is likely to help ease tensions between the often-wary allies 47

July 30, 2017 5:10 PM The Latest: Al-Shabab attacks African Union convoy, kills 8

A Somali military officer says fighters with the al-Shabab extremist group have killed at least eight African Union soldiers in an ambush in southern Somalia. Col. Muhyadin Yasin says al-Shabab fighters attacked a military convoy near Bulo-Marer town in Lower Shabelle region on Sunday. Uganda's defense ministry confirms the attack and says an unknown 57

July 2, 2017 6:58 AM Casualties reported as car bombs rock Damascus

One suicide bomber detonates himself in Tahrir square in central Damascus, while two others detonate on airport road. A number of people have been killed or wounded after a suicide bombing struck an eastern district of Damascus, according to a Syrian state television report. It said security forces intercepted three suicide car bombers on Sunday morning 73