Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash

By Gina Cherelus Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said. The accident, the latest … Continue reading


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Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

FILE PHOTO – Three Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats are seen near the U.S. aircraft carrier, USS George H. W. Bush while transiting Straits of Hormuz as U.S. Navy helicopter hovers over them during early hours of March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad … Continue reading


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Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

FILE PHOTO – Three Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats are seen near the U.S. aircraft carrier, USS George H. W. Bush while transiting Straits of Hormuz as U.S. Navy helicopter hovers over them during early hours of March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad … Continue reading


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London attack: One still held in police custody

A 58-year-old man is still being held by police over the Westminster attack, as two others are released without charge. Police said a man, 27, from Birmingham, who was earlier in custody, and a 39-year-old woman who was on bail … Continue reading


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British Open squash: Laura Massaro, Sarah-Jane Perry & Nick Matthew into finals

Laura Massaro, Sarah-Jane Perry and Nick Matthew produced superb performances to give England three of the four finalists at the British Open. Massaro will take on Perry in the first all-English women’s final since 1991 after beating top seed Nour … Continue reading


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Thousands of anti-Brexit activists join London march

Tens of thousands of people joined an anti-Brexit march to call for Britain to remain in the European Union. The Unite for Europe march in London coincided with events to mark 60 years since the EU’s founding agreement, the Treaty … Continue reading


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Premiership: Northampton Saints 31-36 Leicester Tigers

Aviva Premiership Northampton Saints (22) 31 Tries: Tuitavake, Tuala, Picamoles Cons: Myler 2 Pens: Myler 4 Leicester Tigers (16) 36 Tries: Thompstone, B. Youngs, McCaffrey Cons: Burns, O. Williams 2 Pens: Burns 2, O. Williams 2 Drop-goal: Burns Leicester took … Continue reading


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Belarus protests: Hundreds arrested after defying ban

Police in Belarus have arrested hundreds of people during protests against a so-called “social parasites” tax on the under-employed. Thousands defied a ban to protest, taking to the streets of Minsk and other cities. Demonstrators shouted “Fascists!” at riot police. … Continue reading


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Lewis Hamilton: Hard-to-manage Mercedes driver ready to win fourth title

Lewis Hamilton has one main target this year – to win back the Formula 1 title he felt was unfairly stolen from him in 2016. Not unjustifiably, in Hamilton’s view his former team-mate Nico Rosberg managed to win the championship … Continue reading


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Walking on frozen bubbles

These gorgeous photos show air bubbles frozen under ice. Paul Zizka, from Alberta, Canada, visits this lake every year — but this is the first time he photographed the magical bubbles at sunrise. The 37-year-old Zizka said there were thousands … Continue reading


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Walking on frozen bubbles

These gorgeous photos show air bubbles frozen under ice. Paul Zizka, from Alberta, Canada, visits this lake every year — but this is the first time he photographed the magical bubbles at sunrise. The 37-year-old Zizka said there were thousands … Continue reading


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Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure

US President Donald Trump says he will turn to tax reform, following his failure to get his healthcare bill through Congress on Friday. The draft bill would have scrapped the Affordable Care Act of his predecessor Barack Obama, which was … Continue reading


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London attacker: 'Jack the lad' turned killer

London (AFP) – Khalid Masood, the Briton behind this week’s terror attack on parliament, was a Muslim convert with a history of violence who was known to security services but only as a “peripheral” figure. Police said the 52-year-old father, … Continue reading


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U.S. military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike

The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that U.S. aircraft struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it took the … Continue reading


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Boxing Junior Championships cancelled due to 'threat to life'

A national junior boxing tournament has been cancelled by police due to a “threat to life” for the second year running. England Boxing’s Junior Championships were due to take place at Basildon Sporting Village on Saturday and Sunday. The governing … Continue reading


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