National News

School kids suing US government over climate change

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 10:43:00 +0100

In the beautiful state of Oregon an almighty legal row with international implications is unfolding.

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing school shooting advert

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:45:00 +0100

Families of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting have released a chilling video showing pupils using back to school "essentials" to save them from a gunman.

Leaked classified 'UFO footage' is real, US Navy confirms

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:41:00 +0100

Three videos purporting to be leaked military footage of UFOs are genuine, the US Navy has revealed.

Non-native weevil to be released in the US to combat spread of thistle

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:20:00 +0100

The US will release non-native insects to control a hated and invasive species of thistle.

'No guts': Trump attacks Federal Reserve over US interest rate cut

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:56:00 +0100

The US has cut interest rates by 0.25% for the second time this year amid concerns about slowing economic growth and global trade tensions.

Hostage negotiator is Trump's new US security adviser

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:03:00 +0100

Donald Trump has named lead US hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as his new national security adviser.

Instagram and Facebook ban 'miracle' diet posts

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:48:00 +0100

Instagram and Facebook have imposed age restrictions on content about diet products and plastic surgery - with some posts banned completely.

Giant asteroid crash 'could hold clues to prevent climate disaster'

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:09:00 +0100

A massive asteroid collision 470 million years ago could hold clues on how to stop global warming.

Trump visits 'virtually impenetrable' Mexico border wall

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:48:00 +0100

President Donald Trump has visited a newly constructed section of his US-Mexico border wall, describing it as "virtually impenetrable".

Alec Baldwin and wife expecting baby after miscarriage heartache

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:40:00 +0100

Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria are expecting a baby, five months after suffering a miscarriage.