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Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Image copyright Chicago police Image caption Wyndham Lathem (left) and Andrew Warren were arrested more than 2,000 miles from the crime scene An Oxford University employee has been charged with murdering a 26-year-old in Chicago. Somerville College’s Andrew Warren, 56, and US professor Wyndham Lathem, 42, are accused of fatally ...

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Taylor Swift’s social media pages and website are currently showing a Blank Space

Taylor Swift’s social media accounts and website have been “blacked out”. Fans noticed on Friday that past posts from the singer’s Instagram and Twitter accounts had been removed, and her profile pictures gone. The move has started speculation among fans that new music is imminent from the artist, who last ...

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Lawmaker deletes Trump assassination post

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Maria Chappelle-Nadal said she posted the comment in frustration and anger A Missouri lawmaker is being investigated by the US Secret Service for saying she hopes President Donald Trump will be assassinated. Democratic state senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal posted the comment on Facebook but later deleted ...

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Chop and change

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This image from January shows just how much Trump’s inner circle has been depleted This is the photograph, taken under seven months ago, that shows just how much Donald Trump’s administration has rapidly changed. Taken on 28 January, it shows Trump’s inner circle as ...

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Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Image copyright Handout Image caption The couple took this photo in Barcelona about an hour before the attack An American honeymooner who died in Thursday’s Barcelona terror attacks has been identified by his family. The father of the victim, 43-year-old Jared Tucker, told US media his son’s wife of only ...

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Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Image copyright Getty Images The mother of a woman fatally run over by a car at a far-right rally in Virginia says she has “no interest” in speaking with President Donald Trump. Susan Bro said she refuses to speak to Mr Trump after hearing him equate counter-demonstrators, like her daughter, ...

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Canadian dies days after ‘huge’ UK crash

Image copyright OFRS Image caption The crash happened on a sharp bend near Radcot A 45-year-old man has died in hospital seven days after a head-on collision. Police said Mik Parslow, from Oxford, sustained multiple life-threatening injuries in the crash which happened on a bend of the A4095 in Oxfordshire. ...

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Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump reportedly grew weary of Mr Bannon taking credit Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president’s opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website ...

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Texas: Video of invasive search shows ‘rape by cop’, says lawyer

Image copyright Police video via Sam Cammack Image caption The dashcam video shows Ms Corley (R) handcuffed while her car is searched The lawyer for a black woman in the US state of Texas has released a police video which he says shows that she was subjected to an invasive ...

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The eyes have it

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEclipse-chasing couple ready for backyard blackout On 21 August, more than seven million people across the US are expected to witness the first total solar eclipse to cross the North American continent from ocean to ocean since 1918. Due in part to ...

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‘Guinea pigs’

Image copyright AFP Image caption A White County inmate sits in Judge Sam Benningfield’s courtroom In a small county in rural Tennessee, inmates were offered 30 days off their sentences in exchange for a vasectomy or a long-acting birth control implant. County officials say it was a tool in the ...

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Why the fuss over Confederate statues?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Statues of generals Lee and Jackson in Baltimore were removed earlier this week Its been over 150 years since the last shots were fired in the US Civil War, but a debate still rages over how history will remember the losing side. Hundreds of ...

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