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Action film star in Venezuela helicopter attack

Image: Oscar Perez was part of an elite police unit A police officer who flew a helicopter over Venezuelan government buildings firing shots and throwing grenades has been identified as the star of a 2015 action movie. Oscar Perez is accused of stealing the helicopter – which he drapped with …

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Latest cyberattack 'more sophisticated'

Image: The virus is still spreading say experts The second cyberattack in as many months that struck systems around the world was more sophisticated than the first one and is still spreading, Europol has said. It says companies and governments are being targeted by an updated version of a known …

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North Korea threatens South's ex-president

Image: Former president of South Korea Park Geun-Hye is accused of an assassination plot North Korea has threatened to “impose the death penalty” on the South’s former president after claiming Park Geun-Hye was involved in a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-Un. Park had “pushed forward” a plan by Seoul’s intelligence …

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Kerr forced to hand over $8m worth of jewellery

Image: The Victoria's Secret model was rumoured to have dated Malaysian tycoon Jho Low in 2014 By Duarte Garrido, Entertainment Reporter Supermodel Miranda Kerr has been forced to hand over $8m (£6m) worth of jewellery associated with a high-profile corruption case. The order came from the US Justice Department, which …

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Facebook Surges Past 2 Billion Users

The social network is still growing quickly, thanks to new sign-ups in developing countries. (CCM) — Facebook has burst through the two billion monthly active user mark, Mark Zuckerberg has announced in a brief message. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people! We’re …

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Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

Image: Michael Nyqvist at a photo call for 100 Code in 2015 By Sharon Marris, News Reporter Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56. The Swedish actor had suffered from lung cancer for a …

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Cholera breaks out in IS-Philippines war zone

By Katie Stallard, Asia Correspondent, in Saguiran, Philippines The first cases of cholera have been recorded in emergency shelters for families fleeing the conflict in the southern Philippines city of Marawi. Almost a quarter of a million people have been forced to leave their homes, as the fight against IS-linked …

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