Frank Tyson: Video shows moments before black man dies in police custody

An investigation has been launched after a black man died in police custody in the US. Frank Tyson died as he was arrested by police officers Beau Schoenegge and Camden Burch in Canton, Ohio, on 18 April at about 8.25pm. The local police department has since released body cam footage showing officers arresting the 53-year-old. […]

UK cows not being tested for bird flu despite outbreak in US

Cows in the UK are not being tested for bird flu, despite the outbreak sweeping through American dairy herds, Sky News has been told. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) said reports of the H5N1 virus in UK birds and poultry are currently so low that it does not consider cattle to […]

Donald Trump manages partial victory in Supreme Court as hush money case rumbles on

Donald Trump managed a partial victory in the Supreme Court today, as justices delayed any potential decision on his immunity case over election riots. Trump argued on Thursday he has total immunity over the 2020 riots and while justices in the Supreme Court were not convinced by his arguments, some raised the point he may […]

Student anti-Israel protests continue to sweep the US, with almost 550 arrests

Student protests against Israel’s war in Gaza continue to spread across the US, following last week’s arrest of more than 100 demonstrators at Columbia University. There have been nearly 550 protest-related arrests in the past week at major US universities, according to a tally by news agency Reuters. The students want universities to cut ties […]

US vetoes Palestinian bid for full UN membership

The US has blocked a Palestinian bid to be recognised as a full member state at the United Nations. Twelve of the 15-member Security Council were in favor, Britain and Switzerland abstained, but America vetoed the motion. The US said it still strongly supported a two-state solution, but it’s vote was “acknowledgment that it will […]

US teenager among three killed in Swiss Alps avalanche

An American teenager is among three people who have been killed in an avalanche near the Zermatt resort in the Swiss Alps, police have said. The 15-year-old was killed alongside a man and woman whose identities have not yet been confirmed, police said. A 20-year-old Swiss man was flown to hospital with serious injuries after […]

End of an era in Baltimore after bridge collapse leaves residents in disbelief

On the banks of the Patapsco river, hundreds of people from across Baltimore gather in the early evening sun. Most are taking pictures with their mobile phones and can’t quite fathom what they are seeing. The Francis Scott Key bridge, a fixture of this city for half a century, had been destroyed in less than […]

Donald Trump’s social media company set to go public – potentially netting him $3bn

Donald Trump’s social media company, Truth Social, is set to go public – potentially netting the former US president $3bn. It means Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), whose flagship product is the social networking platform, will soon begin trading on the Nasdaq stock market. In a vote held on Friday, Digital World Acquisition Corp, […]

Mountain lion attacks two brothers, killing one and injuring the other

A mountain lion has killed one man and left another with “traumatic injuries” to his face, authorities in the US state of California have said. The two brothers were hunting for shed antlers when they were attacked by the mountain lion in Georgetown, a remote part of El Dorado County. The younger brother, 18, called […]