17 injured in shooting at Arkansas nightclub

17 injured in shooting at Arkansas nightclub

Multiple people have been shot at a night club in Little Rock, Arkansas, on 1 July. The incident is reported to have taken place in the early hours of Saturday morning at the Power Ultra Lounge.Police have said that there are 17 victims, who include those shot as well as people trampled as patrons fled the club. Jul 1, 2017
Three surprising ways Chinese people benefit from Hong Kong

Three surprising ways Chinese people benefit from Hong Kong

July 1 marks the 20th anniversary since the United Kingdom handed sovereignty of Hong Kong back to China following the expiry of its 99-year lease. Two decades on China and Hong Kong still have many differences, some of those heavily benefit China. Here are three more surprising ways they do. Jul 1, 2017
CCTV shows man wanted for violent robbery on 92-year-old-woman

CCTV shows man wanted for violent robbery on 92-year-old-woman

Detectives in Hackney have released CCTV footage of a man wanted for committing a violent robbery on an elderly woman in broad daylight on June 27. The man made several attempts to grab her bag; he used such force that she was pulled to the ground. The victim, who was screaming, refused to let go of her bag, so the suspect dragged her until she was in so much pain that she eventually let go. The victim, who recently lost her husband of nearly 70 years, is currently being supported by her family, including her niece who described how she is incredibly distraught, nervous and does not wish to be named out of fear. Jun 30, 2017
Man jailed for slapping Muslim girl in the face with a packet of bacon

Man jailed for slapping Muslim girl in the face with a packet of bacon

A man who admitted abusing two Muslim women before hitting one of them in the face with a pack of bacon has been jailed for more than six months.Alex Chivers, 36, of Waltham Cross, north London, pleaded guilty to one count of racially or religiously aggravated common assault and one count of causing racially or religiously aggravated alarm or distress following the incident in Enfield on 8 June. Jun 30, 2017
Top Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell, charged with historical sex crimes in Australia

Top Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell, charged with historical sex crimes in Australia

Australian police have charged top Vatican official Cardinal George Pell with multiple historical sex offences on Thursday (29 June) after allegations were made by multiple complainants. He is Australias highest Catholic and chief financial adviser to Pope Francis. In the Catholic Churchs long running sex abuse scandal, Pell will be the highest Vatican official ever to be charged. Pell has denied the accusations made against him. He has faced a number of allegations that he mishandled cases of sexual abuse by clergy while he was Archbishop of Melbourne and then Sydney. Jun 29, 2017
Climate change forecast to make giant hailstones across North America

Climate change forecast to make giant hailstones across North America

Giant hailstones are set to become the norm over parts of North America as a result of climate change according to a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change, which looks at how projected climate conditions over the coming decades will affect hailstorms, including their frequency and the size of the stones produced. Jun 27, 2017