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Reading group: which PD James novel should we read this month?

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

James's novels spanned cosy crime and tough police procedurals as well as an eerie dystopia and an Austen pastiche. To mark her centenary, help choose one This month on the...
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'He felt he had to do it': Truman's grandson on bombing Hiroshima

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Seventy-five years after the US president's decision opened the nuclear age, Clifton Daniel is still grappling with his legacy To many Americans, he was the commander-in-chief...
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Farmers count costs of rising rural crime

2 days ago   |   The Courier

The cost of rural crime in Scotland rose by 44% to £2.3 million last year, according to NFU Mutual.
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Co Antrim a hotspot for rural thefts: crime report

Co Antrim a hotspot for rural thefts: crime report

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Rural crime cost Northern Ireland £3.3m in 2019 - a rise of nearly 20%, according to a major report.
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Land Rovers targeted in £54million rural theft spree as countryside crime rises to eight-year high

Land Rovers targeted in £54million rural theft spree as countryside crime rises to eight-year high

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Thefts of the workhorse 4x4 rose 34 per cent in the year to April 2020, figures show, and rural crime has risen 9 per cent to an eight-year high.
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Land Rovers eyed by thieves in countryside crime spike during UK lockdown

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Livestock, GPS equipment and quad bikes targeted as gangs took advantage of empty roads Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Farmers are counting the...
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Surge in dognapping as crime gangs cash in on demand for pets during lockdown

2 days ago   |   The Independent

Owners warned after spike in thefts of pets worth thousands of pounds
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Stephen King announces new crime novel 'Later' coming in 2021

2 days ago   |   The Independent

New novel involves a boy with an unnatural ability, tasked with stopping a dead killer threatening to strike from beyond the grave
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New York City has already had more shootings in 2020 than in the whole of 2019

2 days ago   |   The Independent

Several cities across the US have seen a wave of violent crime in recent months
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Girl, 12, is killed by a stray bullet during a drive-by shooting in Sweden

Girl, 12, is killed by a stray bullet during a drive-by shooting in Sweden

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The girl, who is not believed to have been the intended target, was hit by a stray bullet aimed at two men allegedly linked to Swedish organised crime, local media reported.
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England vs Pakistan, first Test day two: live score and latest updates

England vs Pakistan, first Test day two: live score and latest updates

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Canadian is sentenced to DEATH in China for producing drugs

Canadian is sentenced to DEATH in China for producing drugs

Canadian Xu Weihong was handed capital punishment today by a court in Guangzhou, southern China. The court found him guilty of making 265 pounds of Ketamine in 2016 with an... Read more ...

Andrew's Law: Widow demands life for anyone who kills an emergency worker...

Andrew's Law: Widow demands life for anyone who kills an emergency worker after PC's death

The heartbroken widow of PC Andrew Harper today calls on the nation to back a new law to end the injustice of lenient sentences. Lissie Harper, 29, has launched a campaign for... Read more ...

New Zealand man appeals conviction for murder of British backpacker Grace...

New Zealand man appeals conviction for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane

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Twin YouTube stars Alan and Alex Stokes, 23, are charged with felonies after...

Twin YouTube stars Alan and Alex Stokes, 23, are charged with felonies after bank robber prank

The siblings, 23, are each facing a felony count of false imprisonment and one misdemeanor count of falsely reporting an emergency, the Orange County DA's Office announced... Read more ...

Greg Hunt issues passionate plea for people to STOP lying on their...

Greg Hunt issues passionate plea for people to STOP lying on their coronavirus contact tracing forms

Mr Hunt responded to reports that one in ten patrons in New South Wales give fake details when signing in to a restaurant or cafe. Read more ...

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared...

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared a video of the president spreading COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter briefly banned the Trump campaign's account from tweeting Wednesday after it violated the company's policies against COVID-19 misinformation, a spokesperson told... Read more ...

Samsung unveils Note 20 smartphones and Galaxy Z Fold 2 

Samsung unveils Note 20 smartphones and Galaxy Z Fold 2 

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Dr. Fauci predicts drugmakers will likely produce 1 billion COVID-19...

Dr. Fauci predicts drugmakers will likely produce 1 billion COVID-19 vaccines by the end of 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci said in an interview with Reuters that drugmakers will likely have "tens of million of doses" of a COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021. By the end of next year, he... Read more ...

New York prosecutors reportedly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank as part of an...

New York prosecutors reportedly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank as part of an extensive investigation into Trump's business dealings

The Manhattan district attorney's office subpoenaed Deutsche Bank as part of a wide-ranging investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings, The New York Times... Read more ...