South Korea coast guard fires at Chinese boats illegally fishing

The South Korean coast guard has said it fired at two Chinese boats illegally fishing in the countrys waters in the Yellow Sea on 1 November. The coast guard said the shots were fired to protect officers abroad the fishing vessels, and no injuries or damage was caused. 29 days ago

Cute twin pandas in a Vienna zoo are about to have their names revealed

A pair of baby pandas born in summer are to be named at a ceremony on 23 November. An online poll picked a name for the male cub, with the zoo choosing the name for the female. Some 12,000 people voted on the poll, with almost half picking Fu Ban, which means happy companion. The zoo has also revealed the name it had picked for the female cub – Fu Feng. Feng stands for phoenix and together, with the dragon (long), the two form the duality symbolised by yin and yang. 29 days ago

South Korea president denies being part of religious cult

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has apologised for the political scandal she is alleged to have caused. Park is accused of letting close friend Choi Soon-sil influence state affairs. Choi was arrested on Monday but denies the allegations. Chois late father, Choi Tae-min, was leader of a religious sect and close to Park’s father, the late president Park Chung-hee. Local media has accused Park Geun-hye of taking part in sect rituals which she denied. 28 days ago

Jay Z and Beyonce headline concert for Hillary Clinton

Music superstars Beyonce and Jay Z appeared at a concert in Cleveland, Ohio, for Hillary Clinton aimed at urging black voters and millennials to vote during the US presidential elections on Tuesday 8 November. The couple addressed the audience, urging them to vote for Clinton. Clinton told the audience that there was still more to be done. 27 days ago

Donald Trump bundled off stage by secret service agents over gun scare

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was rushed off stage by secret service agents following a false gun scare, while he was speaking at a rally in Reno, Nevada. Many in the gathering heard shouts like hes got a gun sending an alarm when the Republican contender was 30 minutes into his speech. 26 days ago

Donald Trump is fired at Edenbridge and Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations

An effigy of Donald Trump was burned as part of Bonfire Night celebrations.The celebrations in the town Edenbridge feature effigies of unpopular celebrities.In Lewes, where effigies have been burned for centuries, Trump featured too.So did Theresa May, Boris Johnson, David Cameron and Nigel Farage. 26 days ago

Trump protester kicked and punched for holding Republicans against Trump sign

A man whose protest sparked a frenzied incident at a Donald Trump rally in Nevada which saw the presidential hopeful bundled off stage by Secret Service agents has claimed he was targeted and attacked by supporters for holding a Republicans against Trump placard.Austyn Crites, 33, from Reno, spoke out after being released and said he feared for his life after the crowd turned on him and tackled him to the ground. 26 days ago

Katy Perry performs at Clintons “Love Trumps Hate” rally

Pop star Katy Perry went on stage to support Hillary Clinton during a rally. The concert was part of a series themed “Love Trumps Hate” aimed to attract younger voters.Jay Z, Beyoncé and Bon Jovi have also performed in concerts for Clinton. 26 days ago