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October 23, 2018 1:07 AM CIA director joins investigation into Jamal Khashoggi DEATH at Saudi Consulate in Turkey

CIA DIRECTOR Gina Haspel yesterday travelled to the Saudi consulate in Turkey to be involved in the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two anonymous sources said. This news comes after US President Donald Trump said he was not satisfied with what he heard from Saudi Arabia about Mr Khashoggi’s death, but did not want to lose investment 6

October 16, 2018 9:20 AM Saudi consul's home to be searched for Khashoggi clues

Mr Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly two weeks ago. There are suspicions he was killed by Saudi officials inside the building. Saudi Arabia previously called the allegation "baseless", but reports suggest they may acknowledge Mr Khashoggi was killed there. Overnight, Turkish forensic teams searched the consulate 10

October 11, 2018 9:08 AM NASA rocket rescue: US and Russian astronauts in ISS emergency after Soyuz rocket failure

A RUSSIAN Soyuz rocket carrying one Russian and one US astronaut has been forced to make an emergency landing after a failure was detected shortly after take-off from Kazakhstan. Russian news agencies reported that booster rockets carrying the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on a mission headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air, forcing the crew to abort 9

October 6, 2018 5:30 PM Search for kayaker missing after sea race off Dorset

An "extensive search" is under way for a kayaker who went missing during a race off the Dorset coast. Fifteen competitors were taking part in the event from Knoll Beach, near Studland, to Swanage. Dorset Police said Alistair Collier, aged 60 and from Worcester, was last seen at 12:00 BST near the start of the course. Coastguards said organisers raised 24

October 4, 2018 6:26 PM Indonesia earthquake appeal: How to donate to survivors of the tsunami and earthquake

THE DEATH toll from the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,424 with warnings the number of casualties is likely to rise further - but how do you make a donation to help those affected? Six days on from the disaster, rescue teams are desperately searching for survivors who may still be trapped in the rubble after buildings collapsed and mudslides 9

September 20, 2018 11:47 PM Glasgow panto wars for stars of Two Doors Down

ELAINE C SMITH has fired the first salvo in her panto war with friendly rival Jonathan Watson. The old pals, who work together on BBC Two sitcom Two Doors Down, are vying for a slice of the Glasgow box office. While Smith stars in Aladdin at the King’s Theatre, Watson teams up with Still Game’s Gavin Mitchell for Cinderella, playing the Ugly Sisters 9

September 20, 2018 7:11 PM Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Dozens drown in ferry capsize

At least 40 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. One official told the Reuters news agency the number who drowned could be more than 200. Rescue efforts have been halted until dawn on Friday. The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near the shore between the islands of Ukora and Bugolora. It is thought 14

September 18, 2018 4:14 PM Madrid Hotel Ritz scaffolding COLLAPSES – 1 person dead and 8 injured in Spain capital

ONE man has died and at least eight people have been injured after a scaffolding collapsed at the Hotel Ritz in Madrid. Multi-million pound renovation work was going on at the hotel, which was closed at the end of February and was due to reopen at the end of next year. The drama happened around 4pm this afternoon after a concrete deck fell and dragged 15

September 14, 2018 11:44 AM Boffins in the buff: Cambridge University sports teams strip off for naked calendar

SEXY sportsmen and women from Cambridge University have bared all in a naked calendar to raise money for charity. Students from the famous university’s sports teams, including swimming, skiing, dancing and netball have posed naked for photos around the historical city of Cambridge. Team mates dodged tourists to post at locations including the Botanic 14

September 14, 2018 10:29 AM Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Devastating storm to MAINTAIN category 5 status as nears Hong Kong

SUPER Typhoon Mangkhut is the strongest tropical storm that has formed on the planet this year and looks to maintain category 5 status as it approaches Hong Kong and the Philippines. Mangkhut, the Thai word for the fruit mangosteen, has a diameter of about 900 km and is the strongest of 15 storms to have hit the Philippines this year. The dangerous typhoon 29