Bomb-detecting dog given final salute before being laid to rest Play

Bomb-detecting dog given final salute before being laid to rest

A bomb-detecting dog with bone cancer was given an official send-off before he was put down. Cena served with Corporal Jeff DeYoung in Afghanistan before he adopted the pooch after DeYoung was diagnosed with PTSD. After the dogs diagnose, DeYoung made a bucket list of activities to do before his death. Cena received a final salute watched by service members and the public. The video has since gone viral, leaving viewers heartbroken watching the dogs final goodbye. Jul 30, 2017
Venezuela goes to polls as opposition boycotts Nicolas Maduros socialist power-grab Play

Venezuela goes to polls as opposition boycotts Nicolas Maduros socialist power-grab

Venezuelans have begun to vote in the controversial election of a constitutional super-body. Opposition parties are boycotting the election which is opposed by a large majority of Venezuelans. Voters only get to select the super-bodys members not vote on its establishment. The election is expected to grand the ruling Socialist Party widespread new powers. President Nicolás Maduro states this move will bring peace after months of violent protests. Critics say it will allow Maduro to dissolve the opposition-run Congress. They see the election super-body as an attempt to establish dictatorial rule in the crisis-hit country. Jul 30, 2017
Thief arrested after getting stuck in traffic Play

Thief arrested after getting stuck in traffic

A thief failed to escape after getting stuck in traffic in Birmingham. Martin Tolan was pursued by police after stealing a Mini convertible when he crashed into cars waiting at red lights. Officers were quick to break the car windows and arrest Tolan. He was jailed for almost 10 years for multiple burglaries, dangerous driving and theft. Jul 30, 2017
Australian polar bear cub thrilled to explore new enclosure Play

Australian polar bear cub thrilled to explore new enclosure

A three-month-old polar bear cub got to explore her new enclosure at Sea World Australia. The Cub Kindy enclosure was built to expose the baby bear to new experiences. This will help her develop her life-skills. Polar bear mum Liya stayed close by to watch over the cub. Sea World is currently running a naming competition for the fluffy white baby. Jul 30, 2017
Celtic and Sunderland fans clash with police ahead of friendly Play

Celtic and Sunderland fans clash with police ahead of friendly

Sunderland supporters clashed with police ahead of a match against Celtic. Police officers attempted to separate fans of both teams but were attacked and had glass thrown at them. One man was injured in the clashes. Celtic fans also clashed with far-right activist Tommy Robinson in Sunderland. Jul 30, 2017
Australia tightens security at airports after terror plot Play

Australia tightens security at airports after terror plot

Australian police arrested four men suspected of planning a terror attack on an aircraft in Sydney. Five properties were searched after a credible tip-off warned of the Islamic-inspired terror plot. Counter-terrorism operations are still ongoing with extra security measures put in place. Australian airlines warned passengers to expect delays due to the heightened security situation. The country is worried about the threat of home-grown militants returning from fighting in the Middle East. Jul 30, 2017