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October 23, 2017 1:50 PM Brit diver fights off SHARK with spear gun in death-defying five mile swim back to shore

John Craig, 34, was fishing with a friend near Shark Bay, western Australia, when he lost sight of his boat. He began screaming in panic, and his desperate cries attracted the fearsome beast. John said: “At arm’s reach there was this huge 4m tiger shark. It was at that moment I realised I had just got to forget about the boat and go totally into survival 5

October 23, 2017 9:01 AM M60 traffic news after HGV overturns near Heaton Park

John Parker, a taxi driver, witnessed the collision take place behind him and he pulled onto the hard shoulder to dial 999. “As I looked in my window I saw a black car coming up the third lane. He veered to his left and hit this wagon on the back. “As he hit the wagon back I looked in my interior mirror, the wagon started wobbling. “It thought it is going 4

October 23, 2017 8:35 AM Ashes 2017-18: England can win without Ben Stokes

England can win the Ashes without Ben Stokes, says former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. All-rounder Stokes was arrested on 26 September on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm following an incident near a Bristol nightclub. The England and Wales Cricket Board has said the 26-year-old will not travel to Australia "at this stage". "I don't 4

October 23, 2017 7:15 AM Troyes 0-5 Lyon: Memphis Depay scores a hat-trick in crushing victory... and seals it with a Panenka penalty

Memphis Depay scored a hat trick, sealed with a coolly taken Panenka-style penalty sending the goalkeeper the wrong way, as Lyon cruised to a 5-0 win at Troyes. The Netherlands forward earned the penalty in the 70th minute, running onto a fine pass from striker Mariano Diaz, drawing a defender and hitting a shot that defender Christophe Herelle blocked 5

October 22, 2017 8:34 PM Olympiakos beats Greek leader PAOK 1-0 to trail by 1 point

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Defending Greek champion Olympiakos beat league leader PAOK 1-0 Sunday to narrow the gap separating the two teams to one point. Bjorn Engels was credited with the goal, but all he did was to be in the right place for Carlos Zambrano's misjudged clearance. That sent the ball ricocheting from Engels's body and into the net in the 51st minute 5

October 22, 2017 8:13 PM Father-of-two is shot dead while leaving a house party in the Bronx

A New York father was gunned down while leaving a party near his home in the Bronx early Saturday morning. Keith Pinckney had stepped outside a home located on Davidson Avenue in Morris Heights when he was shot in the head and chest around 2am. The 36-year-old was celebrating with friends when he was killed. He was found less than half an hour later 6

October 22, 2017 5:18 PM Hamas: Iran trip 'rejection' of Israeli reconciliation conditions

Palestinian movement Hamas said on Sunday that a visit by its delegation to Iran was a "rejection" of the Israeli conditions on reconciliation with rival faction Fatah. The two largest Palestinian groups have agreed a deal that is supposed to see Islamists Hamas hand over control of the Gaza Strip to the Fatah-dominated West Bank-based Palestinian Authority 1

October 22, 2017 2:45 PM British woman reported dead in boat accident in France

A British woman has died after a boat accident in southern France on Saturday night. The 27-year-old was thrown overboard when the boat she was on collided with a warning beacon on the river Rhone. Her body was found six metres underwater, firefighters near Avignon told the AFP news agency. Five other people, including one Briton, were injured and taken 18

October 22, 2017 11:49 AM The Latest: Italy's 2 richest regions see votes as historic

The leaders of Lombardy and Veneto say votes on seeking greater autonomy from Rome are a historic opportunity for their wealthy northern regions to achieve greater self-determination and keep more tax revenues. President of Veneto Region, Luca Zaia casts his ballot for a referendum in San Vendemiano, near Treviso, Italy, Sunday, Oct.22, 2017. Voters 10

October 22, 2017 11:43 AM Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU

Brexit negotiations with the EU are heading for a "no deal" scenario, Labour's Emily Thornberry has warned. Shadow foreign secretary Ms Thornberry said the PM's failure to control her party was causing "intransigence" on the UK side, which was a "serious threat to Britain" and its interests. But International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said a failure to agree 19