WW2 Spitfire pilot Joy Lofthouse dies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn 2015, Joy Lofthouse returned to the skies, taking control of a Spitfire 70 years after last flying in one Veteran pilot Joy Lofthouse, who flew Spitfires and bombers for the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during World War Two, has died at

Serena Williams Weds Alexis Ohanian In The Presence Of Beyonc

The tennis champion and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian tied the knot on Thursday in New Orleans at the Contemporary Arts Center surrounded by friends and family, according to multiple reports. And by friends and family we means guests like Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Ciara and sister Venus.  The couple

Eviction threat over crying baby

Attila and Ildiko Wurth, with their two young children, are living in a privately-rented top-floor flat in a converted house in Hammersmith, west London. ‘Heartless and harsh’ They say they were shaken to receive an email from the managing agent, saying there had been a “complaint stating that at 5.30am

Philippine GDP Growth Exceeds 6% for a Ninth Consecutive Quarter

The Philippine economy grew more than 6 percent for a ninth consecutive quarter, cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding in the world. Key Points Gross domestic product increased 6.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, the Philippine Statistics Authority said in Manila Thursday, after expanding

Far-right tweeters lose verified tick

Originally the site had chosen who to verify, and usually reserved the status for celebrities, public officials and journalists. In July 2016, it opened the scheme up to the wider public and let anybody apply for a verified badge. Last week, the social network was criticised for giving Mr Kessler

Missing UK explorer ‘alive and well’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn a recent documentary Benedict Allen described his experiences of living in Papua New Guinea Missing UK explorer Benedict Allen has been seen “alive and well” near an airstrip in Papua New Guinea. The BBC’s Frank Gardner said Mr Allen had asked

3 UCLA basketball players return to US after being detained in China for allegedly shoplifting

UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball is surrounded by reporters and photographers as he leaves Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Los Angeles.  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) President Trump personally asked Chinese leader Xi Jinping to help resolve the case during his visit

Image of determined 16-year-old migrant wins Taylor Wessing portrait prize

Spanish journalist Csar Dezfuli wins 15,000 award for his photograph of teenager rescued from the Mediterranean Sea An arresting photograph of a solemn 16-year-old migrant from Mali taken after he had been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea has won a major portrait award. The Spanish photojournalist Csar Dezfuli was named

Woman accuses Moore of sexually assaulting her at 16

Washington (CNN)An Alabama woman alleges Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager, her attorney Gloria Allred said Monday. Nelson detailed her allegations in a statement alongside Allred, an attorney who focuses on discrimination and women’s rights. Nelson said Moore was a regular at

EU planning for collapse of Brexit talks, says Michel Barnier

Chief negotiator says no-deal scenario is not Brussels preferred option, but everyone needs to plan for it The EUs chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said the bloc is drawing up contingency plans for the possible collapse of Britains departure talks. Barnier, who told Frances Journal du Dimanche newspaper the

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart. After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high following the cancellation of a technology upgrade on Nov. 8, the largest cryptocurrency came roaring back in early trading Monday before fluctuating between gains and

Trump seeks to downplay past skepticism of Russian election meddling

Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN)President Donald Trump downplayed on Sunday his past skepticism of Russia’s involvement in US election meddling, saying he sides with American intelligence agencies over Vladimir Putin when it comes to assigning culpability for the hack. Speaking at a news conference in the Vietnamese capital, Trump was clarifying remarks