Cincinnati Zoo gorilla shooting: Police to investigate

Police are to investigate the circumstances around the killing of a gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo after a four-year-old boy fell into his enclosure. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters said once the police inquiry had finished “they will confer with our

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Migrant crisis: ‘Document forgers’ held in Greece and Czech Republic

Police in Greece and the Czech Republic have arrested more than 20 people suspected of forging travel documents for migrants trying to enter Europe. European police agency Europol said visas and passports were sold for up to £2,500 ($3,600) and

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Former Political Leaders With Illegal Diplomatic Passports, Should Be Arrested.CG, NIS Orders

Mohammed Babandede, the newly appointed Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has ordered officers at various airports to arrest all former political office holders still in possession of their diplomatic passports. ‎Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, Babandede said the deadline

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Television writer Carla Lane dies, aged 87

Television writer Carla Lane, who created shows including 1980s Liverpool sitcom Bread, has died aged 87. Lane, also known for her animal rights activism, also wrote Butterflies and The Liver Birds. Bread, which focused on the extended Boswell family, from

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Euro 2016: Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin in Spain squad after injury forces out Dani Carvajal

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been included in Spain’s squad for the defence of their title at Euro 2016. The right-back has been promoted from the stand-by list after Dani Carvajal suffered a thigh injury in Real Madrid’s Champions League

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Steve Evans: Leeds United part company with head coach

Leeds United have sacked head coach Steve Evans after seven months in charge of the Championship club. The 53-year-old said on Saturday that he was keen to remain in the role after Leeds had made a formal approach for Bristol

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Senate To Consider NEITI Report Soon- Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said that the Senate would debate the 2013 Audit Report of the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and consider the recommendations therein. This assertion was made on Tuesday

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Islamic State group hits back as Iraqi army moves into Falluja

Militants from the so-called Islamic State have launched a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja. A day after troops advanced through the southern suburb of Nuaimiya, scores of IS fighters attacked them, army officers

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Euro 2016: Marcus Rashford in England squad – Townsend and Drinkwater miss out

Manchester United’s teenage striker Marcus Rashford has been named in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad for the 2016 European Championship in France. Rashford, 18, scored on his international debut in the 2-1 friendly victory over Australia on Friday. Liverpool striker

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Jose Mourinho says Pep Guardiola rivalry will not be same as in Spain

Jose Mourinho insists he has no plans to reignite his personal rivalry with Pep Guardiola as it could affect Manchester United’s chances of winning the Premier League. Guardiola and Mourinho will face each other for the first time in English

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