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Venezuela hits out at EU and US for 'ignoring helicopter terror attack'

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:23:28 GMT

A Venezuelan minister has denounced the international community for not condemning the actions of a helicopter pilot the government accuses of using gunfire and grenades to attack the Supreme Court and Interior Ministry.(image)

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Do slow-motion replays increase a footballer’s chances of a red card? A sports scientist thinks so

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:23:14 GMT

Researchers in Belgium claim refs tend to give harsher verdicts when the action is broken down frame-by-frame during a replay.(image)

Watch: London policeman tells how he fought off London Bridge attackers

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:07:21 GMT

A police officer has told how he fought off all three London Bridge attackers with just his baton after being blinded in one eye as they swiped at him with their knives.(image)

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Paolo Nutini cleared of drink-driving charge

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:22:53 GMT

The New Shoes singer had denied the charge.(image)

Peter Kay sends message to young fan battling cancer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:22:23 GMT

The comic sent a special message to 12-year-old Kyle and is organising a fundraiser for him.(image)

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley announces birth of son with Jason Statham

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:21:45 GMT

The stunning catwalk star and the actor became parents on Saturday.(image)

Sean O’Brien try points way to achieving victory over All Blacks, Johnny Wilkinson

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:10:11 GMT

Jonny Wilkinson believes the British and Irish Lions must look to the wonder try by Sean O’Brien in the first Test against New Zealand when devising their gameplan for the second instalment of the series.(image)

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Japanese airline apologise after disabled man pulls himself up stairs to plane

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:53:07 GMT

A Japanese airline has apologised for making a wheelchair user hoist himself up a staircase from the tarmac to board his flight.(image)

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Kyle Lafferty ends unhappy period with Norwich with move to Hearts

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:05:35 GMT

Kyle Lafferty aims to use Hearts as a springboard to the World Cup after agreeing a deal to sign for the Edinburgh club.(image)

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Judge to give convicted sex offender one last chance

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:56:50 GMT

A judge has agreed to give one last chance to a convicted sex offender who poses a risk to public safety.(image)

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South African man fails to stop deportation

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:54:22 GMT

A South African man who claims he is the primary carer of his three children has lost his bid to prevent his deportation from the State.(image)

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Court hears woman 'can no longer look in the mirror' after mother of four bit off part of her ear

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:38:03 GMT

A mother-of-four bit off part of another woman’s ear off in a “horrific” attack, after she confronted the victim, believing her son had been bullying one of her children, Limerick Circuit Court heard Wednesday.(image)

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Mayweather will struggle to deal with Conor McGregor physically and mentally: Coach

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:52:31 GMT

Conor McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, has predicted his fighter will not live up to the pre fight script which suggests an easy win for Floyd Mayweather.(image)

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Thousands gather in India to protest against attacks on Muslims

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:04:44 GMT

Thousands of Indians have gathered in several cities to protest against recent violent attacks across the country targeting minority Muslims.(image)

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