At least one dead after construction crane collapses in Manhattan

A massive construction crane collapsed in downtown Manhattan on 5 January, killing at least one person and seriously injuring two others, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said. There were preliminary reports of additional injuries by some local media. Feb 5, 2016

Julian Assange: Vivienne Westwood hopes UN can break the ‘national conspiracy’

British designer Vivienne Westwood arrived at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on 4 February, posing for photographers with her passport before visiting her friend Wikileaks founder Julian Assange inside. Assanges three-and-a-half-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid rape investigation in Sweden amounts to arbitrary detention, a United Nations panel will rule on 5 February. Feb 5, 2016