Bloody Sunday – One British ex-soldier to be charged over shootings in 1972 but 16 are cleared

Thirteen unarmed protesters were shot dead in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in 1972 and the day has since become known as one of the darkest events of The Troubles. Almost half a century later, 17 ex-members of the support company of the 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment faced possible charges. One former squaddie– soldier F – will be charged with two murders […]

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One in three NHS staff would not recommend their own hospital to loved ones, a survey shows

One in five quizzed said they are not satisfied with the quality of care they provide. And more than a quarter reported seeing an error, near-miss or incident in the past month that put patients at risk. Only one in three say their workplace has enough staff for them to do their job properly, the NHS England survey of 497,000 […]

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Capitals one win from grand final, but it’s a tough road

There are only two places the all-conquering Canberra Capitals haven't won this season and they might need to overcome both road trips to break a decade-long title drought. The Capitals can go to their first WNBL grand final series since 2011-12  with a road victory against the Perth Lynx on Thursday night. Capitals skipper Marianna Tolo drew plenty of attention […]

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Judge slams father-of-one who flew model aircraft near Heathrow

‘You did not engage your brain’: Judge slams ‘stupid’ father who flew £160 model plane near Heathrow days after Gatwick drone chaos as he slaps him with £2,000 fine (and his wife destroys his other toy aircraft) George Rusu operated the aircraft from a park just under a mile from the airport  Judge Robert Roscoe said he should have thought […]

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Avalanche kills one person in Colorado outside Aspen, officials say

Search crews recover the body of skier killed by avalanche This is Utah’s first avalanche fatality in three years. One person was killed after an avalanche was reported outside of Aspen, Colorado on Monday, officials said. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter the avalanche was reported in the area of Markley Hut near Ashcroft Mountain. "The slide caught […]

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‘They blew the call’: How one team’s Super Bowl hopes were cruelly ended

Shortly after Saints coach Sean Payton walked off the field in defeat on Sunday, he was on the telephone with the NFL's head of officiating. It probably was the second-most-disappointing call of the day for him. Moment of truth: New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis works for a catch against Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman.Credit:AP "It was […]

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