World News Digest
Sheeran settles £16m breach of copyright lawsuit over Photograph single
Ed Sheeran has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit over his hit song Photograph.
Main suspect in Stockholm truck attack admits committing terror act
The Stockholm truck attack suspect has admitted to committing a terrorist crime, a defence lawyer has said.
Leaked memo reveals United Airlines boss defiant over dragged passenger scandal
The boss of United Airlines was defiant over an incident that saw a passenger dragged off a plane in a leaked memo to employees.
Russia and Iran say US has crossed ‘red line’ over airstrikes on Syria
Russia and Iran have issued a warning to the US as G7 foreign ministers prepared to meet in Italy to discuss Syria.
Great Barrier Reef bleaching outbreak damages two-thirds of site
Record-breaking temperatures driven by global warming have bleached two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say.
Regulators investigate Barclays CEO Staley over whistleblowing case
Barclays Bank and its chief executive are being investigated by regulators over their handling of concerns raised by a whistleblower.
Record breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson takes command of ISS for second time
NASA’s Peggy Whitson has assumed command of the International Space Station for a record second time.
Viral photo woman ‘not scared’ by confrontation with far-right protester
A woman pictured apparently staring down an EDL protester has said she was “not scared in the slightest” during the confrontation.
The surprising reason it gets harder to sleep as you get older
New research from UC Berkeley has revealed that sleep quality declines with age.
Secret recording ‘implicates the Bank of England in Libor fixing scandal’
A secret recording of two former Barclays bankers allegedly puts the Bank of England in the middle of the LIBOR fixing scandal that rocked the country,...
Camilla will be Queen one day, constitutional expert says
As Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall mark their 12th wedding anniversary, a constitutional expert has said that Camilla will be Queen one day...
Ice-cool Van Avermaet claims Paris-Roubaix title
Olympic champion Greg van Avermaet needed a thrilling sprint finish to claim his first win at Paris-Roubaix, the race known as the ‘Hell of the North’.
Russia says there is ‘no need to talk to UK’ as Boris Johnson cancels visit
Russia’s foreign ministry has dismissed the UK as having little real influence over world affairs, after the Foreign Secretary cancelled a visit...
Fiji wins Hong Kong Sevens title for 17th time
Fiji won the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens for a record-extending 17th time on Sunday, beating South Africa 22-0 in a lopsided final to win their first tournament...
Suspect in custody after Oslo police detonate ‘bomb-like device’
Norwegian police set off a controlled explosion of a “bomb-like device” in central Oslo early on Sunday and were holding a suspect in custody...
India news presenter learns of husband’s death on live TV
People across India are hailing the composure of a television news anchor who learned of her husband’s death as she delivered a breaking news report...
Egypt church bombing kills at least 21 people in Tanta
At least 21 people have been killed after a bomb exploded inside a packed Egyptian church as worshippers marked Palm Sunday.
Cabin crew help deliver baby at 42,000 feet
A Turkish Airlines jet arrived at its destination with an extra passenger after cabin crew helped a woman give birth mid-flight.
Lewis Hamilton coasts to victory at Chinese Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton steered clear of a chaotic start to the Chinese Grand Prix and coasted to victory on Sunday, claiming his fifth title in...
Turkey says US strikes ‘cosmetic’ if Assad stays in power
Turkey has said that the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian air base will be seen as a 'cosmetic intervention’ unless President Bashar Assad is removed...
France dump GB out of Davis Cup quarters
France advanced to the Davis Cup semi-finals after veterans Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut won a tight doubles in Rouen on Saturday.
Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow next week over Syria
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a visit to Moscow next week as tensions grow over events in Syria.
One For Arthur wins the 170th Grand National
Derek Fox rode 14-1 shot One For Arthur to victory in the 170th running of the Grand National.
Russia suspends deal with U.S. after airstrikes, calls for emergency U.N. meeting
Russia says it’s suspending a deal with the U.S. that prevents midair collisions over Syria in response to the U.S.
MTV Movie and TV awards go gender neutral
MTV’s scrapped the male and female categories for its movie and TV awards show.
Twitter pushes back: Social media platform sues to stop unmasking of Trump critic
Twitter Inc. on Thursday sued the government over a demand by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol that it identify the individual or individuals behind...
U.S. strikes: Trump orders missile launch on Syria after ‘barbaric’ gas attack
President Trump late Thursday unleashed a barrage of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Syria to punish its strongman, Bashar Assad, after a chemical attack...
Westminster attack: Andreea Cristea, who fell into Thames, dies in hospital
A woman who fell into the Thames during the Westminster terror attack has died. Andreea Cristea had been receiving treatment in hospital following the...
Nigel Farage jeered by MEPs after comparing EU to the Mafia
Nigel Farage has been jeered in Strasbourg after comparing the EU Parliament to the Mafia over its Brexit demands.
Kendall Jenner’s protest Pepsi spot prompts online backlash
An advertisement showing Kendall Jenner using a can of Pepsi to calm tensions between activists and police is facing a backlash.