Nearly 2000 children separated from parents in two months at US-Mexico border

The US Government said that 1,995 children have been separated from 1,940 adults between April 19 and May 31 as part of the Trump administration’s stricter border control policies. This has occurred as the result of a ‘zero tolerance’ policy announced by US Attorney General Jeff Session under which criminal charges are placed against those…

Guatemalan volcano forces new round of evacuations as burials start

Guatemalans have started to bury their dead, with at least 109 killed and nearly 200 more missing after deadly volcanic blasts started last Sunday. A new round of evacuation were forced in Guatemala as lava and toxic gases poured down from the volcano, and no more casualties have occurred as a result of the new…

Four more Palestinians dead as Gaza protests resume

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds more injured in protests when Israeli troops opened fire with live ammunition and tear gas. One Palestinian man, Haitham Abu Sabla was put on life support after a tear gas canister became embedded in his face. Israel claims the extreme measures were deployed against the crowd in an attempt…

Trump prefers instinct to prepared noted with North Korea summit

US President Donald Trump will reportedly rely on his own instincts rather than briefing books and prepared note cards according to people formerly involved in the administration. Despite a number of briefings both verbal and written to prepare him for his meeting with Kim Jong-Un, Mr Trump still prefers his own instinct. The reports come…

Police respond to out of control Facebook party in Cloverdale

Police were called to a party on Finnan Street in Cloverdale on Friday night after noise complaints were made about the party. The party had around 200 young people attending after it was organised through Facebook, and provoked a complaint two of the youths climbed onto a car and smashed the windscreen. Police responded to…

Socialist Sanchez Spain’s new PM as Rajoy voted out

Spain’s Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez is set to become the new prime minister following a successful no-confidence motion against former Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Mr Sanchez has promised to “transform” Spain, seeking to address Spain’s “social urgencies” and move away from the strategy of austerity. “I am aware of the responsibility I am assuming,…

Will they or won’t they: US-North Korea summit back on

US President Donald Trump has reversed his earlier decision to cancel his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the meeting is back on again. This announcement comes just eight days after Mr Trump cancelled the summit due to Pyongyang’s “open hostility”. The announcement comes following a meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Yong-Chol,…

Indiana teacher a “hero” for disarming school shooter

An Indiana teacher has been called a hero for disarming a student who has been arrested for an attempted school shooting. The teacher, Jason Seaman, 29 and one other student were harmed in the shooting before the attacker was disarmed. The student had asked for permission to leave the classroom before returning with two handguns…