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Essebsi declares win in Tunisia election, rival contests

TUNIS (Reuters) – Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday’s presidential run-off vote, seen as the last step in Tunisia’s shift to full democracy four years after an uprising ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. Official results are … Continue reading

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Essebsi declares win in Tunisia election, rival contests

TUNIS (Reuters) – Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday’s presidential run-off vote, seen as the last step in Tunisia’s shift to full democracy four years after an uprising ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. Official results are … Continue reading

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Court orders partner of Sydney hostage-taker jailed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian court on Monday ordered bail revoked for the partner of a self-styled Sheikh who last week stormed a Sydney cafe at gunpoint, sparking a 16-hour hostage crisis that left three people dead, including the gunman. … Continue reading

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Court orders partner of Sydney hostage-taker jailed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian court on Monday ordered bail revoked for the partner of a self-styled Sheikh who last week stormed a Sydney cafe at gunpoint, sparking a 16-hour hostage crisis that left three people dead, including the gunman. … Continue reading

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China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said. North Korea has denied it … Continue reading

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China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said. North Korea has denied it … Continue reading

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May ‘could disband child abuse panel’

21 December 2014 Last updated at 14:54 By Tom Symonds Home Affairs correspondent Home Secretary Theresa May has written to panel members The independent panel set up to support the planned public inquiry into historical child abuse could be disbanded, … Continue reading

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Elton John and David Furnish marry

21 December 2014 Last updated at 19:34 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. On a photograph from his Instagram account, Sir Elton John is pictured with David Furnish exchanging vows Sir Elton John and his partner David … Continue reading

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Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

21 December 2014 Last updated at 18:40 Jane Bown, far right, is shown taking pictures of Hollywood star Bette Davis in 1975 Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of famous people including the Queen, the Beatles and Samuel Beckett, … Continue reading

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Ambulance wait times ‘may increase’

21 December 2014 Last updated at 14:45 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Labour has said Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has questions to answer over the plans Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients … Continue reading

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