National News

'Filthy and hate-laced': Trump reignites attack on 'The Squad'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:24:00 +0100

Donald Trump has insisted "I don't have a racist bone in my body" as a race row between the president and four Democrat congresswomen escalates.

'The Squad': Who are the congresswomen in Trump's firing line?

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:02:00 +0100

Donald Trump has come under fire after taking aim at a group of Democrat congresswomen, telling them to "go back and help fix" their "broken and crime-infested countries" - despite them being American.

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:49:00 +0100

Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama.

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:05:00 +0100

SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames.

Netflix removes graphic 13 Reasons Why suicide scene

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:16:00 +0100

A graphic scene depicting a teenager's suicide is being removed from young adult drama 13 Reasons Why following advice from medical experts.

Google walkout leader leaves company after 'retaliation'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:42:00 +0100

Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's organisers.

'You can leave': Trump steps up war of words amid race row

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:08:00 +0100

Donald Trump has said anyone unhappy with life in the US can leave the country amid a row over "disgraceful" and "disgusting" tweets about a number of Democrat congresswomen.

Social media sites under fire after teen's corpse posted online

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:13:00 +0100

Social media platforms are facing fresh calls to deal with violent content posted on their sites following the death of a US teenager.

May's Trump experience a 'warning for her successor'

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:54:00 +0100

"Why don't you go back to where you came from?" Racist insults do not come more hackneyed or crass.

Man held over US scientist found dead in Crete

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:26:00 +0100

A Greek man is being questioned by police over the killing of an "outstanding and inspiring" US scientist on the island of Crete.