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Knox drama nears finale in Italy's high court

Knox drama nears finale in Italy's high court

27 March 2015   0 comments
Italy's top court was Friday considering whether to definitively convict Amanda Knox for murder in what could be the final act of an eight-year legal page-turner dripping with blood, sex and intrigue.The...

Swiss private bank UBP buys international arm of Coutts 27 March 2015

State-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday said it has sold the international arm of Coutts private bank to Swiss peer Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) for an undisclosed amount.The part-sale of Coutts,...

Britain's Hammond to join Iran talks this weekend 27 March 2015

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will join the Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland this weekend, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Friday.Hammond, who is on a visit to the United States, earlier...

Timeline of Meredith Kercher murder probe and trial 27 March 2015

Italy's top court will Friday decide whether to uphold the convictions of American Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Main...

Amanda Knox's fate in hands of Italy's top court 27 March 2015

Amanda Knox will discover Friday if she is to be definitively convicted of murder as Italy's top court resumes a hearing on the 2007 slaying of British student Meredith Kercher.The conclusion of what...

Britain to release Prince Charles 'black spider memos'

26 March 2015
Britain's top court on Thursday ruled that secret letters from Prince Charles to government ministries should be published, in a potential setback for the monarchy seen as a victory for media freedoms."The......

Cameron, Miliband open UK election campaign with TV grilling

26 March 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron and his main election rival Ed Miliband faced a prime time television grilling Thursday, kicking off a tight race for the May 7 election.A snap Guardian/ICM poll of......

Hit British show Downton Abbey to end after six series 26 March 2015

The sixth season of British television series Downton Abbey will be its last, producers said Thursday, bringing an end to the hit drama followed by millions around the world."Inevitably there comes a...

Sacked 'Top Gear' star Clarkson defends attack victim 26 March 2015

The outspoken former presenter of hit car show "Top Gear" Jeremy Clarkson on Thursday defended the co-worker he attacked in a fracas that led to his sacking by Britain's BBC.Clarkson's contract was not...

Londoner cleared of extremist plot in secret trial 26 March 2015

A British man who was found with former prime minister Tony Blair's home address was cleared of plotting a major attack Thursday following an unprecedented court case mostly conducted in secret.Erol Incedal,...

EasyJet to change cockpit policy after French Alps crash 26 March 2015

British airline easyJet said Thursday it would enforce a new policy for two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times from Friday, after a German airliner crash in the French Alps that killed 150...

Next season of Downton Abbey will be last: ITV 26 March 2015

The sixth season of British television series Downton Abbey will be its last, producers said Thursday, bringing an end to the hit drama followed by millions around the world."Inevitably there comes a...

England's Richard III gets burial fit for a king 26 March 2015

England's slain king Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave beneath a car park, was finally buried with honour on Thursday, 530 years after his brutal death on the battlefield.In a poignant ceremony,...

Prince Charles secret letters to be made public: court 26 March 2015

Britain's top court on Thursday ruled that secret letters from Prince Charles to government ministries should be published, in a potential setback for the monarchy seen as a victory for media freedoms."The...

England's Richard III gets burial fit for a king 26 March 2015

England's slain King Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave under a car park, was finally buried with honour on Thursday, 530 years after his death on the battlefield.In a ceremony filled with...

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