World News Digest
‘Kim Jong Nam’s son’ posts video from secret hide-out after father’s death
A man claiming to be the son of murdered Kim Jong-Nam has said in a video posted online that he is lying low with his mother and sister after the killing.
Bright pink water comes out of taps in Canadian town of Onoway
Residents of a Canadian town have been shocked to find bright pink water coming out of their taps.
Man City ease past Sunderland to keep up title chase
Manchester City maintained their pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea with a comfortable 2-0 victory at bottom club Sunderland on Sunday.
President Trump phone tapping claims: Republican senator wants answers
Donald Trump should reveal what he knows about an alleged wire tap of his phones ordered by Barack Obama before November’s election, says a Republican...
George Michael’s ex-partner Kenny Goss says pop star’s body just ‘gave up’ when he died
George Michael’s former partner has said he thinks the Wham! star’s body “just gave up” when he died.
Tony Blair denies pitching to be Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy at secret White House meeting
Tony Blair has not pitched to be US President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy, a spokesman said.
Theresa May under pressure on three million EU nationals living in UK
Theresa May is under renewed pressure on the future of three million EU nationals living in the UK after an influential group of MPs called for their future...
Donald Trump’s Attorney General facing calls to quit over Russia contact claims
Donald Trump’s Attorney General is facing calls to resign after it emerged he spoke with the Russian ambassador to the US during the presidential...
Lady Gaga to headline Coachella in place of Beyonce
Lady Gaga will replace Beyonce at the Coachella festival, after the pregnant singer pulled out on doctors’ advice.
Accountants blamed for Oscars gaffe barred from all future shows
The two accountants found at fault for botching the climactic announcement of the winner for best picture at the Academy Awards have been officially declared...
Kim Jong-Nam probably died of heart attack, says North Korea
North Korea has said a heart attack – rather than a nerve agent - probably killed Kim Jong-Nam in Malaysia last month.
Rory McIlroy surprised by criticism after round with US president Trump
World number three Rory McIlroy says he was “taken aback” by the extent of the criticism he received for playing golf with US President Donald...
Trump decides to skip White House press dinner
U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would not attend the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, a high-profile...
Dozens injured as car ploughs into New Orleans parade crowd
A young child was among at least 28 people who were injured when a vehicle ploughed into a crowd watching a parade in New Orleans.
Tens of thousands of London children ‘breathing in toxic air’
Tens of thousands of children in London’s schools are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can damage their health permanently, a study...
Volcano expert and guide survive falling into active Nicaraguan crater
A volcanologist and his guide survived falling into an active volcano in Nicaragua after they were rescued by firemen.
Donald Trump explains ‘Swedish incident’ claim: I heard it on TV report
Donald Trump has said his reference to a non-existent incident in Sweden was based on a TV report he had seen on Fox News.
Remaining Beatles stars Paul and Ringo come together for new album
The last two living members of The Beatles have come together for the first time in seven years to record a new studio album.
Still on Her Majesty’s Secret Service: Daniel Craig now second longest-serving 007
Daniel Craig has become cinema’s second longest-serving James Bond by playing the role for 4,147 days - or almost 11-and-a-half years.
Google and Bing agree crackdown on pirate websites
Internet users will find it harder to search for illegally streamed live football matches and pirated music under a new crackdown on illegal websites.
Islamic State claims British jihadi carried out Mosul suicide attack
A British suicide bomber has blown up a vehicle full of explosives near the Iraqi city of Mosul, IS said in a statement reported by the SITE Intelligence...
Hunt for four who fled Malaysia as Kim Jong-Nam was assassinated
An international manhunt is under way for four North Koreans who fled Malaysia as Kim Jong-Nam was being killed.
Tony Blair accused of ‘arrogance’ over call to 'rise up’ against Brexit
Tony Blair has been accused of “insulting the intelligence” of voters and “arrogance” after he urged opponents of Brexit to “rise...
Scientists discover ‘Zealandia’ - a hidden continent off the coast of Australia
There is an entire, submerged and unrecognised content that has been hiding until now, according to scientists.
Third suspect arrested in Malaysia over murder of North Korean
A third person has been arrested in connection with the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother.
Justin Bieber investigated for alleged attack on man in hotel
Justin Bieber is being investigated for allegedly punching a man three times at a hotel.
Tennis star Bouchard goes on date with fan after losing bet
Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard was as good as her word when she went on a blind date with a man who challenged her to go out with him if the New England...
Swimming legend Grant Hackett found safe after going missing
Former Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett has been found by police in Australia’s Gold Coast after going missing.
Vitamin D tablets ‘can help beat colds and flu’ for millions
Taking vitamin D supplements could help more than three million people a year stave off colds and flu, according to new research.
Hollywood legend Mel Brooks to receive BAFTA’s highest honour
Veteran Hollywood comedian Mel Brooks is to be awarded a BAFTA fellowship during Sunday’s ceremony in London.