State of the Union 2018: When is Donald Trump speaking, where is it and what will he say?

After a tumultuous first year in office, President Donald Trump is slated to deliver his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, picking up the metaphorical torch in the annual tradition from the many men who have come before. The event is sure to attract a lot of attention, with many of Mr Trump’s critics ...

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Zainab Ansari: Police arrest 'serial killer' over rape and murder of 8-year-old that sparked protests across Pakistan

A man suspected in the rape and killing of a 7-year-old girl has been arrested and has confessed to hers and at least seven other child killings, Punjab province’s top official said Tuesday. At a news conference in the provincial capital of Lahore, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif identified the suspect as Mohammed Imran, 24, who was arrested near Kasur. The ...

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Nasa astronauts work on robotic arm outside International Space Station

A pair of Nasa astronauts were filmed as they made a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) to work on a robotic arm. Astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle were tasked with swapping the hands on the Canadarm2 because the old ones had suffered from wear and tear. The grappling devices which are used to latch on to incoming cargo spacecraft. Reuse content Click ...

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Ipswich mother wins six-figure payout after cancer missed

A Suffolk mother has won a six-figure payout after doctors failed to recognise the symptoms of cervical cancer, her lawyers said. Tayne Eaton, 27, of Ipswich, Suffolk, first got sick in 2013 when she was living in Essex. She saw her doctors in Basildon a number of times and after she had a baby her symptoms of bleeding and stomach ...

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Uganda's Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has given a speech declaring his “love” for US President Donald Trump. Earlier this month, Mr Trump was accused of referring to African nations as “shithole” countries during an immigration meeting. Mr Trump has denied making the remarks but US senators who attended the meeting say that he did. The African Union demanded that Mr ...

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Kentucky school shooting: Two teenagers dead and 19 injured

Two people are dead and 19 injured after a shooting at a high school in the US state of Kentucky. A 15-year-old girl died at the scene and a 15-year-old boy died in hospital, said Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. The attacker was a 15-year-old male student, who was arrested and is in custody. The unidentified suspect opened fire at Marshall ...

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England women: Phil Neville announced as new head coach on deal to 2021

Phil Neville has been appointed head coach of the England women’s team on a deal until 2021. Neville, 41, has coached at former club Manchester United, Valencia and England Under-21s but has only managed one game – at Salford City, a team he co-owns. The ex-England full-back takes over from Mo Marley, who had been in interim charge since Mark ...

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Trump to host first state visit of his presidency for France's Macron

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will host the first state visit of his year-old presidency in late April when French President Emmanuel Macron visits the White House, a senior administration official said on Tuesday. The visit will include the first state dinner hosted by Trump and his wife, Melania, the official said. Trump went through his first year ...

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Britain to set up unit to tackle 'fake news' – May's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will set up a new unit to beef up its efforts to counter so-called “fake news” and to try to deter disinformation campaigns by other states, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday. May has previously accused Russia of meddling in elections and its state media of planting fake stories and photo-shopped images ...

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High-flying easyJet leads FTSE up; Sky in focus

MILAN (Reuters) – A rally of more than 5 percent in airline easyJet following a trading update drove Britain’s top share index higher on Tuesday, while Sky was in focus after the competition watchdog suggested ways that could make a Fox takeover acceptable. The FTSE gained 0.2 percent on the day, in line with the broader European market as the ...

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