Another country rocked by public protest. Today Bolivia’s head of state Evo Morales has agreed to new presidential elections after a damning report found serious irregularities in last month’s election which he claimed to have won.
Police in Northern Ireland say they have identified 1,500 incidents of abuse on a single ward of a mental health hospital in County Antrim. The investigation has seen police officers watch hundreds of thousands of hours of CCTV footage from Muckamore Abbey Hospital.
A policeman is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in the head in what his senior officers described as a “frenzied” machete attack.
It’s just the latest in a string of problems for the airline.
She was an icon of American literature. Toni Morrison, the first black woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at the age of 88. From “The Bluest Eye”, which described the troubles of a young black girl growing up in the aftermath of the Great Depression, to “Beloved”, the life of…
Supermarkets have found an unexpected triumph in the bagging area – with sales of plastic carrier bags down 90% since the introduction of a 5p charge in England. Government figures showed shoppers in England now buy an average of just 10 plastic bags a year, compared to 140 five years ago.
The record-breaking temperatures might have cooled off a little, but air and rail passengers have still suffered plenty of travel disruption across the country, with technical glitches on top of heatwave-related issues across Europe. And after the hot weather came the storms.
Jeremy Corbyn has raised questions about the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly briefed journalists about the Labour leader’s physical and mental health.
Boris Johnson wouldn’t be drawn on his private life, but he did take questions on other issues at the first Conservative leadership hustings in Birmingham today alongside his rival Jeremy Hunt.
Michel Platini retired as a player in 1987 and went on to run football’s European governing body, UEFA, but in recent years he has been mired in bribery accusations and was recently banned for ethics violations.
Judith Carr, the author of “The Tiger Who Came Tea”, has died aged 95.
A victim of the London Bridge attack leapt off his bicycle and began swinging his skateboard in an attempt to stop the terrorists stabbing people
An inquest has been hearing about the heroic actions of those who rushed to help the victims of the London Bridge terror attack, including a young nurse who was killed.
A former British corporal has told the inquest into the 1971 Ballymurphy killings in West Belfast that some within the Parachute Regiment were “psychopaths” who were “out of control”.
You may not recognise his face, but he played one of the most iconic film roles of all time – the actor Peter Mayhew has died at the age of 74.