Eurovision announces rule changes

Eurovision organisers announce changes to the song contest’s jury rules, amid allegations that votes were bought at the 2013 contest.

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Merkel faces tough coalition talks

Chancellor Angela Merkel is triumphant but must now form a new ruling coalition, with the Social Democrats (SPD) seen as likely partners.

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Peshawar blast protests: Churches of Pakistan say no to rioting

LAHORE: Churches of Pakistan have appealed to the public to avoid rioting on the streets, Express News reported Tuesday. This appeal was made after protests and rioting broke out in the country following the Peshawar church attack yesterday. They have asked that people stop blocking traffic and avoid destruction and general disturbance of peace in the country. Christians demonstrated in towns and ...

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VIDEO: Byrne: ‘No money left’ note a mistake

Shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne says that in retrospect his ‘no money left’ note, which he wrote on leaving the Treasury in 2010, had been a mistake.

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Mall siege: Gunmen hold hostages in Kenya

NAIROBI:  Militants were holding hostages on Sunday at a shopping mall in Nairobi, where at least 68 people were killed in an attack by Somalia’s al Shabaab group. The al Qaeda-affiliated movement demanded Kenya pull troops out of its northern neighbour, where they have pushed al Shabaab  onto the defensive over the past two years. There was no word of ...

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Tesco enters tablet fray with Hudl

Tesco has launched a tablet, and is confident that its shoppers will see the attractions of purchasing from a well-known brand.

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Rowhani slams Iran sanctions as he heads to NY

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rowhani Monday urged the West to interact with Iran over its nuclear ambitions, denouncing sanctions as “unacceptable” as he left for New York to attend the UN General Assembly. Rowhani, who is heading a high-ranking delegation, will address the UN assembly on Tuesday in a speech that will be closely watched by the West looking for signs that ...

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The stuff of nightmares for David Moyes

Man City had passion and power, but for United boss David Moyes, the derby was a chastening day, says chief football writer Phil McNulty

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Rolf Harris in court over assaults

TV presenter Rolf Harris appears in court charged with nine counts of indecent assault and four of making indecent images of children.

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CV blunders hit jobseekers’ chances

Jobseekers are hurting their chances of securing new roles by not spending enough time on their CV, according to a survey.

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Obama in gun plea after Navy deaths

President Barack Obama renews calls for changes to US gun laws at a memorial service for victims of last week’s Washington Navy Yard shootings.

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