Taiwan Plane Crash Leaves 47 Feared Dead Taiwan Plane Crash Leaves 47 Feared Dead

A plane crashed outside an airport in Taiwan as it tried to land in stormy weather, leaving 47 people trapped and feared dead. The TransAsia aircraft came down near the airport in Xixi village, in the island of Penghu, off the western coast of Taiwan. Yeh Kuang-shih, the country's transport minister, was quoted by the government's Central News Agency as saying another 11...

dnes, 16:20
BA continues flights to Israel BA continues flights to Israel

British Airways is to continue flights to Israel despite other airlines including easyJet suspending services to the war-torn country.

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Israel 'Could Be Guilty Of Gaza War Crimes' Israel 'Could Be Guilty Of Gaza War Crimes'

There is a "strong possibility" Israel is violating international law in Gaza, the UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights has said. Opening an emergency debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Navanethem Pillay said Israel's punitive house demolitions and killing of Palestinians raised serious concerns of excessive use of force by the Jewish state. Ms Pillay...

dnes, 13:18
Peaches Geldof May Have Lied About Drug Tests Peaches Geldof May Have Lied About Drug Tests

Peaches Geldof may have lied to her husband about her weekly drug tests being clear, an inquest into her death has heard. The inquest heard the 25-year-old TV presenter was a heroin addict who had been taking the substitute drug methadone in the two-and-a-half years before her death. 

dnes, 12:54
Plane crashes in Taiwan with 'more than 40 feared dead' Plane crashes in Taiwan with 'more than 40 feared dead'

More than 40 people were feared dead in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing.

dnes, 16:03
UK Government Still Sending Arms To Russia UK Government Still Sending Arms To Russia

The UK Government is still exporting arms to Russia despite the shooting down of flight MH17. As of May, there were 285 outstanding licenses allowing UK companies to export arms either to Russia or to another country which might then in time sell weapons to Russia. This is despite the former Foreign Secretary William Hague promising the House of Commons in March that "the UK will now, with...

dnes, 1:21
Alert over missing boa constrictor Alert over missing boa constrictor

Small children could be at risk from a missing 8ft boa constrictor snake, police have warned.

dnes, 11:05
Prisoner 'gouges out own eyes' Prisoner 'gouges out own eyes'

An investigation has been launched after a prisoner reportedly gouged his eyes out in his cell.

dnes, 14:02
Sports bodies in independence talks Sports bodies in independence talks

Hundreds of sports governing bodies are set to come together to discuss the implications of Scottish independence for funding, facilities and representation.

dnes, 0:22
Wesley Snipes' busker TV series Wesley Snipes' busker TV series

Wesley Snipes is producing a new TV series to get buskers into the limelight.

dnes, 10:39