Technology

Call of Duty ‘swatting’ death prankster pleads guilty

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been a spate of incidents involving gamers that have led to prank calls to the police A California-based gamer faces up to 20 years in jail after admitting crimes including making a hoax call to US police that resulted in them shooting an innocent man dead.Tyler Barriss made the call after becoming involved in a dispute with other video gamers engaged
Health

MRSA link to baby’s death investigated

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A baby's death following an outbreak of MRSA in a neonatal unit is being investigated by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.The BBC understands that while the bacteria was not a direct cause of the baby's death it is being connected.A second baby, who was found to have the same strain of the bacteria, has since recovered. The outbreak happened at the Royal Jubilee
US & World

Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow Saudi critics keep going missingSaudi Arabia has blamed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on a "rogue operation", giving a new account of an act that sparked a global outcry.Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News "the murder" had been a "tremendous mistake" and denied the powerful crown prince had ordered it.Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in
UK News

Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist's disappearance and deathThe UK, France and Germany have denounced writer Jamal Khashoggi's killing, demanding urgent clarification from Saudi Arabia over his death.A joint statement said the explanation that Mr Khashoggi died after a "fist fight" in the consulate in Istanbul needed "to be backed by facts to be considered credible".President Donald Trump earlier
Business

Pret a Manger says second allergy death linked to sandwich

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, also died after suffering an allergic reaction to a Pret sandwich, in 2016 A second customer is believed to have died from an allergic reaction to a product bought from Pret a Manger, the chain has said. The person died in 2017 after eating a "super-veg rainbow flatbread" which was supposed to be dairy-free.Sandwich chain Pret said it was mis-sold a
Business

Pret a Manger to label products after allergy death

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Pret a Manger will list all ingredients, including allergens, on its freshly made products following the death of a teenager who had an allergic reaction after eating a Pret sandwich.Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, went into cardiac arrest on a flight after buying a sandwich at Heathrow Airport in 2016.Theresa May called for a review of food labelling laws on Tuesday in the wake of her death.Clive Schlee,
UK News

Baguette death: Law ‘playing Russian roulette’ with lives

[ad_1] The father of a 15-year-old girl who died after having an allergic reaction to a sandwich ingredient has said food labelling laws "played Russian roulette with our daughter's life".Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, went into cardiac arrest on a flight after eating a baguette from Pret a Manger in Heathrow Airport in 2016.Nadim Ednan-Laperouse, said an inquest should "serve as a watershed moment to make meaningful change and save lives". [ad_2]
Education

Gay Zimbabwe teacher resigns after death threats

[ad_1] Image copyright Neal Hovelmeier Image caption He wanted to address the issue of homophobia in the school A gay teacher at a top Zimbabwean boys' school has resigned after death threats and pressure from parents. Neal Hovelmeier, deputy head for St John's College's sixth form, came out to his students last week. He was encouraged to do so as a Zimbabwean newspaper was planning on outing Mr Hovelmeier, the