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Paris on alert as police hunt for armed suspect

French police have launched a manhunt for the suspect in a shooting at the Paris headquarters of newspaper Libération – and another outside bank Société Générale, less than two hours later.<p>One person was seriously injured when the gunman burst into the Libération’s office and opened fire. No-one …

Three Russians granted bail, while Australian has custody extended in Greenpeace case

Three of the Greenpeace ‘Arctic 30’ detainees have been granted bail in a case that has drawn Western criticism of Russia’s rights record.<p>Bail was granted to the three Russians – a medic, a photographer and a Greenpeace spokesperson – at separate pre-trial hearings on the same day an Australian …

Children in Need beats record total after raising £31m

<b>Doctor Who, JLS and the EastEnders cast were among the highlights of this year's BBC Children in Need, which beat last year's record money-raising total.</b><p>Sir Terry Wogan presented the six-hour fund-raiser, with Fearne Cotton, Tess Daly, Zoe Ball and Nick Grimshaw.<p>Olympic ice dancers Jayne Torvill …

Alex Jones

Space junk apocalypse: just like Gravity?

Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón's latest cinematic showcase, opens with a horrifically mesmerising sequence of rarefied destruction. A CGI swarm of space debris triggers an apocalyptic cascade of collisions, ultimately reducing everything in its path to splinters – the Hubble Space Telescope, ISS, the …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …