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Lawsuit alleges Rust script didn’t call for gun to be fired

Lawsuit alleges Rust script didn’t call for gun to be fired


A lawsuit against Alec Baldwin alleges that a film script did not require him to fire a gun when he fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Script supervisor Mamie Mitchell – who called police after the shooting on the New Mexico film set – ...

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Convictions to be quashed for Malcolm X murder

Convictions to be quashed for Malcolm X murder


A senior United States prosecutor says two men convicted of the murder in 1965 of the US civil rights leader Malcolm X are to have their convictions quashed. Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam did not get the justice they deserved, the Manhattan Distr...

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Storm wreaks havoc in Vancouver

Storm wreaks havoc in Vancouver


Vancouver - A deadly storm described by officials as a once-in-a-century weather event has severed road and rail links around Vancouver, Canada. Two motorways connecting the West Coast city were closed after being damaged by severe flooding. Th...

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Gas prices rise in England, Europe

Gas prices rise in England, Europe


UK and EU wholesale gas prices have risen by 17% after Germany's energy regulator suspended approval of the controversial Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. It said the pipeline's operating company needed to be compliant wi...

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Pfizer deal will allow developing countries to manufacture COVID-19 pill

Pfizer deal will allow developing countries to manufacture COVID-19 pill


Washington – United States drug company Pfizer has penned a deal to allow its experimental coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment pill to be made and sold in 95 developing nations. The deal with the UN-backed Medicines Patent Pool not-for-profit could m...

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Bannon defiant after surrender to FBI

Bannon defiant after surrender to FBI


Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon has lashed out at the Biden administration as he surrendered to the FBI to face charges over his refusal to co-operate with the congressional Capitol riot inquiry. "This is going to be the misdemeanour from hell," th...

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US journalist Danny Fenster freed from Myanmar jail

US journalist Danny Fenster freed from Myanmar jail


United States journalist Danny Fenster has been released from prison in Myanmar after he was sentenced to 11 years in jail by a military court three days ago. His employer, English-language news site Frontier Myanmar, said he was on a flight out o...

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UK: Police declare Liverpool Women’s Hospital explosion a terror incident

UK: Police declare Liverpool Women’s Hospital explosion a terror incident


An explosion outside Liverpool Women's Hospital on Remembrance Sunday has been declared a terror incident by police. A taxi exploded and was engulfed in flames just before 11 a.m. at a drop-off zone near the entrance, killing the passenger and inj...

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COP26: Deal keeps 1.5C target alive; finalises Paris Agreement

COP26: Deal keeps 1.5C target alive; finalises Paris Agreement


Following is a statement issued by the British High Commission after an agreement was reached at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasglow. In an address, President Alok Sharma recalled words of caution from Prime Minister Mia...

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Queen Elizabeth misses Remembrance Sunday service after back sprain

Queen Elizabeth misses Remembrance Sunday service after back sprain


London - The Queen has missed the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London as she has sprained her back. Buckingham Palace said the monarch, 95, was "disappointed" not to attend the event. The palace previously said it was the Queen...