Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend after fatal police-involved shooting

Eric Jack Logan, 53, died in parking lot in Indiana cityMayor interrupted campaign schedule to return to South BendAuthorities said a man died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where the Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor.Buttigieg said he changed his campaign schedule to return to South Bend on Sunday and hold a late-night news conference. He said the circumstances of the death would be thoroughly investigated, and called on any ...

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Officer who hid fact she knew juror admits police standards breach

Rebecca Bryant told girlfriend of son ‘don’t tell them who you are’ in text before murder trialA police officer who hid the fact she knew a juror on a murder trial she was involved in and then lied about it to a senior officer has admitted breaching standards of professional behaviour.DC Rebecca Bryant sent her son’s girlfriend, Laura Jones, a text on the eve of the murder trial in which she said: “Don’t tell any of them who you are.” Continue reading... ...

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Hunt defends Trump quoting Katie Hopkins in attack on Sadiq Khan

Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet which quoted Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as Downing Street declined to condemn the US president’s words.The foreign secretary said that while he would not have used the same words as Trump he would “150% agree” with the overall sentiment. Continue ...

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Teachers to be given lessons in how to spot signs of mental health issues in the classroom

Theresa May has announced new plans to better equip teachers to tackle mental health issues in the classroom. It comes amid growing concerns over the harmful effects of smartphones. ...

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Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise

Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian deputy prime minister, who began nurturing relations with Trump during his presidential election campaign, said that while other countries have “chosen different paths”, Italy wanted to return to being the “most important partner ...

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China is harvesting organs from detainees, tribunal concludes

Victims include imprisoned followers of Falun Gong movement, China Tribunal saysAn independent tribunal sitting in London has concluded that the killing of detainees in China for organ transplants is continuing, and victims include imprisoned followers of the Falun Gong movement.The China Tribunal, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, who was a prosecutor at the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, said in a unanimous determination at the end of its hearings it was “certain ...

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China is harvesting organs from detainees, UK tribunal concludes

Victims include imprisoned followers of Falun Gong movement, China Tribunal saysAn independent tribunal sitting in London has concluded that the killing of detainees in China for organ transplants is continuing, and victims include imprisoned followers of the Falun Gong movement.The China Tribunal, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, who was a prosecutor at the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, said in a unanimous determination at the end of its hearings it was “certain ...

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Belgian monks finally launch website to sell 'world's best beer'

Beer lovers will still have to travel to Saint Sixtus abbey to pick up their allotted cratesIt has been described as the world’s most sought-after beer. Just over 5,000 barrels are brewed annually by the 19 Trappist monks of Saint Sixtus abbey in Westvleteren, Flanders, and drinkers tempted by the regular appearance of its darkest brew at the top of the world rankings must travel in person and on appointment to pick up their allotted two crates.But even the reclusive brothers are having to ...

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Romanian immigrant elected German mayor after anti-AfD alliance

Actors and directors called on Görlitz voters to not succumb to far-right party’s ‘hate and enmity’A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a campaign that drew international attention.Octavian Ursu, a classical musician who came to Germany from Romania in 1990s, stood for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union party, receiving 55.1% of the ...

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'Very tough' 11-year-old boy attacks burglar with machete and chases him off

Surveillance video shows suspect fleeing hospital in gown and blue socks with head wrapped in bandage ...

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