BBC News: 'When will this change?' Minchin demands answers from Khan over knife crime

This morning’s main topic on BBC Breakfast discussed the rise in knife crime deaths in London and joining Dan Walker, 41, and Louise Minchin, 50 was London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Khan appeared on the show to announce the introduction of a new violence reduction unit (VRU) he has set up in order to tackle the increasing violence […]

‘Rockets falling, explosions over sea’: Witnesses recall moment of Israeli raid in Latakia (VIDEO)

Witnesses have described the Israeli raid in Syria’s Latakia that saw the Russian Il-20 plane tragically downed by an anti-aircraft rocket. Speaking to RT’s agency Ruptly, residents recalled rockets raining down and huge blasts. Local man Ammar Altounji said the incident unfolded when he was walking with his friends on Monday. “Suddenly we heard a […]

Dakota Johnson calls co-star Chris Hemsworth ‘OUTRAGEOUS’ over THIS: ‘F**k you!’

In a new interview, the former Fifty Shades Freed star showcased her famous sense of humour as she discussed Hemsworth’s shirtless moment in the upcoming thriller. “Oh my god. It’s such a distraction,” she quipped to Vogue Australia. “I was like, guys, you’ve made a huge mistake getting him to do this, because everyone is […]

Game streaming’s latency problems will be over in a few years, CEO says

Was OnLive just way ahead of its time? Since the hyped-up launch and dramatic fall of OnLive, there has been significant debate over when the idea of streaming games from remote servers will move from niche services like PlayStation Now and Nvidia’s GeForce Now to a market-moving mainstream force. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick weighed in […]

Milos Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory over the Netherlands

Milos Raonic dispatched Scott Griekspoor in three sets to give Canada a 3-1 win over the Netherlands on Sunday afternoon in their Davis Cup world group qualification playoff at Toronto. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., beat Griekspoor 7-6, 6-3, 6-4, for his second win of the five-match tie. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., won his […]

X Factor 2018: Simon Cowell and Ayda Field in heated SPAT over contestant

Nathan Grisdale from Blackburn took to The X Factor stage in a bid to impress the judges in scenes that will be shown this evening.  The glasses-wearing 23-year-old appeared to be quite nervous as he stood in front of the panel.  Nathan’s nerves caused him to discuss a lot of his animals, revealing he is allergic to […]

Canada wins mixed doubles final over U.S. at Curling World Cup

Canada prevailed in the inaugural World Cup of Curling, winning the mixed doubles final on Saturday night over the U.S. Canadians  Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres defeated Americans Sarah Anderson and Korey Dropkin 7-3 in Suzhou, China in the first leg of the event. The couple from Edmonton was the first of three Canadian squads playing for a win.  Watch […]

‘We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs to 12

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Hurricane Florence is tearing through the Carolinas with disastrous flooding and record-setting rainfall. “We just don’t want people to think this is over because it’s not. It’s not anywhere,” North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said on Saturday. The storm has killed 11 so far, and officials expect the death toll to rise. […]

‘Eventful trip’: TripAdvisor shuts down Salisbury Cathedral’s page trolled over Skripal case

RT’s interview with UK’s suspects in the Skripal case has triggered a troll storm on TripAdvisor, as the page of the Salisbury Cathedral got raided by users posing as Russian agents. The fun making prompted the page to be locked. Several hours after the interview with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov aired, online impersonators flocked […]

Beckie Scott resigns over reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency

Canadian Olympic champion Beckie Scott has resigned from the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Compliance Review Committee, CBC has learned. The move comes after that six-person committee recommended on Friday that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) be reinstated. Scott will remain as the chair of WADA's athlete committee. More serious fallout.. and very telling about the state of <a href="https://twitter.com/wada_ama?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@wada_ama</a> […]