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Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace

Christian Benteke came back to haunt his former club as Crystal Palace beat Liverpool at Anfield to take a giant stride towards Premier League survival and dent their opponents’ top-four aspirations. Benteke scored in either half as Sam Allardyce’s Eagles … Continue reading

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France elections: Macron-Le Pen through to run-off, projections say

The centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen have won the first round of voting in French presidential elections, projected results say. Mr Macron won 23.7%, while Ms Le Pen won 21.7%, French TV says. The two saw … Continue reading

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Afghan Taliban's brazen attack eclipses Trump's 'mother of all bombs'

By Josh Smith and Hamid Shalizi | KABUL Eight days after the U.S. military dropped its largest ever conventional bomb on suspected Islamic State fighters in eastern Afghanistan, Taliban militants breached an army base in the north of the country … Continue reading

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Trump sets executive orders on environment, energy this week: official

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin at the Treasury Department in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

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Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks up while hosting a House and Senate leadership lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

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Congo rights group urges attorney general to investigate costly passports

By Tim Cocks | DAKAR A Congolese rights group has written to the attorney general to demand a criminal investigation into a Reuters report that most of the money from fees for printing new passports goes overseas. Documents reviewed by … Continue reading

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Firefighters tackle large gorse fire in Devon

A gorse fire which has broken out on heath-land has spread due to high winds. Five firefighters have been injured while tackling the blaze on Woodbury Common, near Exeter, Devon. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said four have … Continue reading

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Scottish paraglider pilot dies after New Zealand crash

A Scottish paraglider pilot has died after crashing in New Zealand. Ben Letham, 26, was on a solo flight near Queenstown on the South Island when he crashed on Saturday. The professional pilot, who was originally from Lochgilphead in Argyll, … Continue reading

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Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

FILE PHOTO: White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. President Donald Trump’s budget in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, U.S. on March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

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Arsenal knock out Man City

Alexis Sanchez scored an extra-time winner as Arsenal beat Manchester City at Wembley to reach a third FA Cup final in four seasons. City, who lost David Silva to a first-half injury, went ahead when Sergio Aguero raced through to … Continue reading

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