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Eminem criticised after ‘gunshot’ sound effects cause panic at festival

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The star was performing Kill You, a track from his 2000 album The Marshall Mathers LP Eminem caused panic among some fans at the Bonnaroo music festival when a sound effect which sounded like gunfire was used at the end of one song. Concertgoers screamed and ducked as a […]

G7 summit: War of words erupts between US and key allies

Image copyright AFP Image caption The final communique had been intended as a face-saving agreement after a bad-tempered summit A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on a show of unity at the end of a tense summit. US President Donald Trump and […]

G7 summit: France condemns Trump ‘fits of anger’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rifts between Mr Trump and other G7 leaders appeared to be papered over in the final statement Diplomacy cannot be dictated by “fits of anger”, French President Emmanuel Macron warned after a G7 summit in Canada ended in acrimony. In tweets, US President Donald Trump described host Justin Trudeau as […]

Trump Kim summit: US and N Korean leaders arrive in Singapore

Image copyright Singapore/MOCI Image caption Kim Jong-un arrived ahead of US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their historic summit. Mr Trump flew in aboard Air Force One, a few hours after Mr Kim touched down with his entourage. Their meeting – the […]

Belmont Stakes: Justify completes US Flat racing Triple Crown

Justify becomes the 13th horse to win the US Triple Crown Justify has become the 13th horse to complete US Flat racing’s Triple Crown with victory in the Belmont Stakes. The Bob Baffert-trained horse followed his Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes wins in New York on Saturday. The three-year-old colt, ridden by Mike Smith, is […]

G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Media captionTrudeau: ‘I don’t want to hurt American workers’ US President Donald Trump has retracted his endorsement of the joint communique issued at the end of the G7 summit, accusing Canada of “dishonesty”. He said that other countries were imposing “massive tariffs” on the US. The joint communique, advocating a “rules-based trading system”, was reached […]

Trump-Kim summit: North Korea leader may get US invite

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump held talks with Shinzo Abe about next week’s summit US President Donald Trump said he would consider inviting North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to the White House if their summit in Singapore goes well. Mr Trump made the comment after meeting Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe to discuss the 12 […]

Rogue Baltimore police unit ringleader Wayne Jenkins sentenced

Image caption Wayne Earl Jenkins tearfully told the court: “I’ve tarnished the badge” The leader of a rogue Baltimore police unit sobbed as he was sentenced to 25 years in prison in a corruption scandal prosecutors called “breathtaking”. Ex-police sergeant Wayne Earl Jenkins apologised in court for the crimes he committed while heading an elite […]

Kate Spade: Death ruled suicide by medical examiner

Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Family members say the fashion designer had severe depression in recent years A New York medical examiner has ruled that Kate Spade’s death was caused by suicide, two days after the fashion designer died in her Manhattan flat. Spade’s body was discovered on Tuesday by a cleaner in her Park […]

Police officer stops ex-cop who delivered him 27 years ago

Image copyright New Jersey State Police A New Jersey state trooper has been unexpectedly reunited with the former police officer who helped his pregnant mother deliver him 27 years ago. On Facebook, New Jersey State Police said: “Trooper Michael Patterson stopped Matthew Bailly for a minor motor vehicle violation.” In conversation, Mr Bailly asked Mr […]