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August 11, 2015 2:14 PM Man who stabbed six people at Jerusalem Pride sent for psychiatric evaluation

The man behind six stabbings at Jerusalem Pride which left one person dead, is to be sent for psychiatric evaluation. Speaking on behalf of Hadassah hospital, Hadar Elboim last week said 16-year-old Shira Banki had succumbed to the wounds she sustained in the attack. After having his custody extended last week, Schlissel has now been sent for a psychiatric 15

August 10, 2015 1:19 AM Cows In Supermarket As Emergency Summit Held

As farmers meet to discuss falling prices, two cows are led through an Asda store in a protest over the cost of milk. Farming unions are holding an emergency summit today as they warn dairy and livestock farmers are facing "financial devastation". Falling lamb and milk prices have led to protests around the country, including one at the weekend that saw cows herded 17

August 9, 2015 2:29 AM As Singapore turns 50, a proud nation prepares to party

SINGAPORE Festooned with countless red and white flags, Singapore launched an extravagant celebration of its 50th anniversary on Sunday, an occasion of national pride the city state's ruling party is expected to exploit to call an election next month. It will be the second time this year that Singaporeans have come together to reflect on the extraordinary 21

August 6, 2015 4:35 PM 'I won't walk away': Defiant Clarke vows to play on after the Ashes

Michael Clarke says it's "rubbish" to suggest he no longer has the hunger for international cricket, declaring he won't be retiring after the Ashes. Clarke's form continues to be one of Australia's most worrying concerns heading into the fourth Test, which starts in Nottingham on Thursday. The captain admitted after last week's eight-wicket loss at Edgbaston 22 1

August 4, 2015 10:05 AM Haughton takes Staffordshire's Best Kept Village award

The annual competition, which this year celebrated its 60th anniversary, saw a total of 58 villages compete throughout the Staffordshire county. The competition, organised by the Community Council of Staffordshire’s dedicated working group, sees villagers compete in the competition which aims to promote cleanliness - taking the very best care of the private 19

August 4, 2015 7:48 AM Death of the last Dambuster: Les Munro, final surviving member of the 617 Squadron that carried out daring 'bouncing bomb' raids on the Nazis, dies in New Zealand aged 96

Les Munro, the last surviving Dambusters pilot, has died in New Zealand at the age 96. The wartime airman was part of the legendary 617 Squadron of the RAF which carried out the 'bouncing bomb' raid on the Nazis which helped changed the course of the Second World War. He died this morning in hospital in Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand, his friend 48

August 2, 2015 2:45 PM Jerusalem Gay Pride: Israel teenage stabbing victim dies

A teenage girl who was stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem has died from her wounds, doctors say. Shira Banki, 16, was one of six people attacked at the event on Thursday. She was rushed to the Hadassah Medical Centre with serious wounds, but doctors were unable to save her. The other victims suffered various degrees of injuries. Yishai Schlissel 24

August 1, 2015 6:26 PM Belfast Gay Pride: 'Why can't we get married here?'

The annual Gay Pride parade has been held in Belfast marking its 25 year anniversary in the Northern Irish capital with a renewed push for same-sex marriage. It is the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is not legal, and it was also recently brought in in the Republic of Ireland. However the ruling Democratic Unionist Party has threatened to block 18

August 1, 2015 1:23 PM Bomb scare diverts Brighton Pride march

A huge gay pride parade has been rerouted after the discovery of a “suspect package” near Brighton seafront. Sussex Police said explosives officers were called and part of the seafront closed off. The parade, which had planned a new, high profile route this year, was delayed while police and organisers decided on a new strategy. The suspect package was later 16

July 31, 2015 4:51 PM Suspected Jewish Extremists Burn Palestinian Child to Death

DUMA, West Bank — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel 21