August 23, 2017 3:20 PM Royal Navy ships chase off Spanish trawler which entered UK waters in Gibraltar after brazen incursion which led to a stand-off
Royal Navy ships have been involved in a stand-off with a Spanish police boat and a trawler fishing illegally in British waters off the coast of Gibraltar. The trawler had entered UK waters for the third day in a row, and when its crew refused to leave, this reportedly led to a confrontation which saw the Spanish Guardia Civil boat become involved 39
August 22, 2017 4:20 PM Cosby retrial for sex assault pushed back to 2018
The retrial of disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges on Tuesday was pushed back to next year, to give his new lawyers time to prepare their defense. The new trial had set to begin in Norristown, Pennsylvania -- a suburb of Philadelphia -- in early November, after his first trial ended in a mistrial in June. But judge Steven 24
August 21, 2017 12:33 AM Davis calls on EU to move Brexit talks forward amid warning of delays
As Britain prepares to publish five papers, it urges the EU to consider discussing trade relations along with divorce issues. Brexit Secretary David Davis has urged the European Union to discuss aspects of the future relationship now, arguing it is "inextricably linked" to some withdrawal issues that must be worked through first. "With the clock ticking 33
August 20, 2017 6:24 AM Former Archbishop of Westminster 'seriously ill'
The former Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, is seriously ill in hospital. Cardinal Cormac became the tenth Archbishop of Westminster in March 2000, was made Cardinal in 2001 by Pope John Paul II, before retiring from his role as archbishop in 2009. As archbishop, he was the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales 27
August 20, 2017 4:55 AM Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"
BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a "free speech rally" a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S. Counterprotesters marched through the city on Saturday to historic Boston Common, where conservatives 70
August 19, 2017 1:09 PM Will the weather hold out for the eclipse?
The eclipse in the UK will start just after 7.30pm and reach its maximum around 8pm - find out how and where to get the best view. It's a rare event that was last visible in the UK in March 2015. It wasn't a total eclipse for the UK then, but it was across the North Atlantic including the Faroe Islands. A solar eclipse is when the Moon passes between 44
August 18, 2017 1:00 AM 'We're having a baby!' April Love Geary, 22, and Robin Thicke, 40, expecting first child together... due on what would have been Alan Thicke's 71st birthday
Robin Thicke, 40, is expecting a baby with his girlfriend of two years, April Love Geary, 22. The model took to her Instagram page on Thursday afternoon to announce the happy news, revealing the bundle of joy is due on what would have been Alan Thicke's birthday. Happy news: Robin Thicke, 40, is expecting a baby with his girlfriend April Love Geary 72
August 17, 2017 9:12 AM Insurer NN Group profit rises more than expected on Delta Lloyd deal
AMSTERDAM, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Core earnings at Dutch insurer NN Group rose a higher than expected 26 percent in the second quarter, boosted by stronger sales and its recently completed acquisition of Delta Lloyd. Operational profit rose to 404 million euros ($476 million), including Delta Lloyd's contribution of 49 million euros, beating an average analyst 24
August 16, 2017 6:41 PM Company ordered to pay $302,500 for deadly Georgia gas leak
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia official has ordered a supplier of pressurized gasses to pay $302,500 in civil penalties after a sheriff's deputy died from inhaling liquid nitrogen that leaked from one of its tanks. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Wednesday that Radnor, Pennsylvania, based AirGas USA failed to meet inspection 21
August 16, 2017 6:25 PM The Latest: Peaceful candlelight vigil moves through campus
Hundreds of people have gathered on the University of Virginia campus for a candlelight vigil against hate and violence days after Charlottesville erupted in chaos during a white nationalist rally. Marchers Wednesday peacefully assembled in the same place where hundreds of torch-carrying white nationalists marched Friday, when several fights broke out. That was followed 63