Three killed in shooting at California food festival

A six-year-old boy is among three people killed in a mass shooting at a California food festival. Stephen Romero was shot dead when a man described by witnesses as white, aged between 20 and 35 and wearing military fatigues opened fire on the final day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, Stephen’s mother was […]

New Zealand mosque attack suspect pleads not guilty

The man suspected of killing 51 people in a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Brenton Tarrant, 28, entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one terrorism over the March 15 massacre. The Australian appeared at the Christchurch […]

One dead and eight injured in US school shooting

A teenager has been killed and eight other pupils injured after two students opened fire at a school in Colorado. The suspected shooters have both been arrested. Police said the pair walked into the Highlands Ranch School in Denver and began shooting students in two classrooms. Within minutes, officers entered the school and arrested the […]

Trainspotting 2 actor shot dead in street in Edinburgh

An actor who starred in Trainspotting 2 has died after being shot in the head. Bradley Welsh was gunned down in a street in Edinburgh’s affluent West End. The 42-year-old was a reformed football hooligan turned charity worker. Sources said the father had suffered ‘life-threatening’ wounds to the head, reported the Daily Record. The former […]

New Zealand holds remembrance service for Christchurch victims

A national remembrance service has been held in New Zealand to commemorate those who died in two mosque shootings in Christchurch two weeks ago. A man who survived the mosque attacks told a crowd of about 20,000 people on Friday that he forgives the gunman. ‘I don’t want to have a heart that is boiling […]

New Zealand to ban all ‘military-style’ guns

New Zealand is to ban all types of ‘military-style’ guns following the Christchurch terror attacks. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she expected a ban on semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles like those used in the shootings at two mosques in the city to come into force within three weeks. The announcement comes less than a […]

49 killed in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand

49 people have been killed, and at least 20 others seriously injured, in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand. Police have arrested four people in connection with the terror attack and have also defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned incident. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday was ‘one […]

Fury as two more storks are ‘massacred’ in Malta

Malta Police have confirmed they are investigating the shooting of two more white storks. The birds were found dead with obvious gunshot wounds near Maghtab on Wednesday. BirdLife Malta condemned the latest killings as a ‘massacre’ and said a total of seven storks had shot out of the sky in less than a week. In a […]