MP Jo Coxs murderer begins trial

MP Jo Coxs murderer begins trial

Thomas Mair, the man who shot and repeatedly stabbed MP Jo Cox a week before the country was to vote in Junes EU Referendum, is set to begin his trial on 14 November. The trial is to be held at Londons Old Bailey. Nov 14, 2016
Vietnam authorities destroy ivory worth $7 million

Vietnam authorities destroy ivory worth $7 million

The Vietnam authorities have destroyed 2,177.5 kg of elephant ivory and 70.1 kg of rhinoceros horns. It is the first time it has taken such action, intended to demonstrate its commitment to wildlife protection.Vietnam is one of the largest consumer markets for rhino horn and a key transit point for smugglers transporting ivory to China.Around 330 African elephants and 23 rhinos were killed to make the destroyed haul, which has an estimated black market value of more than $7 million. Nov 12, 2016