US actress Debbie Reynolds dies, a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

US actress Debbie Reynolds dies, a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

Image copyright AP Image caption Debbie Reynolds (left) with her daughter and fellow actress Carrie Fisher US actress Debbie Reynolds has died, a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, her son has announced. US media said the 84-year-old had a stroke. She was taken to a Los Angeles hospital earlier on Wednesday. […]

Dylann Roof: Charleston shooter won’t offer evidence to spare life

Dylann Roof: Charleston shooter won’t offer evidence to spare life

Image copyright AP Image caption Dylann Roof was convicted of the mass shooting earlier this month A white supremacist who killed nine black worshippers in a church in South Carolina will offer no evidence to spare his own life at a hearing. Dylann Roof told a judge he plans on calling no witnesses when jurors […]

Senators call for sanctions on Russia

Senators call for sanctions on Russia

Image copyright EPA Image caption The three US senators have been touring the Baltic states together Three prominent US senators have warned that Russia and its president may face sanctions over the country’s alleged interference in last month’s presidential election. They said the move had cross-party support in the senate. President-elect Donald Trump has rejected […]

Dylann Roof: Charleston shooter won’t offer evidence to spare life

Dylann Roof: Charleston shooter won’t offer evidence to spare life

Image copyright AP Image caption Dylann Roof was convicted of the mass shooting earlier this month A white supremacist who killed nine black worshippers in a church in South Carolina will offer no evidence to spare his own life at a hearing. Dylann Roof told a judge he plans on calling no witnesses when jurors […]

Japan PM Shinzo Abe offers Pearl Harbor condolences

Media captionJapanese PM Shinzo Abe: “Sincere and everlasting condolences” Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has visited the US naval base at Pearl Harbor, where he offered “sincere and everlasting condolences” to the victims of Japan’s attack on the base 75 years ago. “We must never repeat the horrors of war again, this is the solemn vow […]

Stars and fans pay tribute to Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher

Media captionCarrie Fisher appeared on the Graham Norton chat show earlier this month The film industry and fans around the world have been paying tribute to the US actress and author Carrie Fisher, who has died aged 60 after a cardiac arrest. She was best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star […]

Japan PM Shinzo Abe makes landmark visit to Pearl Harbor

Media captionJapanese PM Shinzo Abe: “Sincere and everlasting condolences” Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has visited the US naval base at Pearl Harbor, where he offered “sincere and everlasting condolences” to the victims of Japan’s attack on the base 75 years ago. “We must never repeat the horrors of war again, this is the solemn vow […]

Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60

Media captionLizo Mzimba looks back at the life of Carrie Fisher US actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was taken ill on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday and was taken […]

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Hawaii for landmark Pearl Harbor visit

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Hawaii for landmark Pearl Harbor visit

Image copyright AP Image caption Shinzo Abe will pay tribute to the dead at the naval base Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has landed in Hawaii, ahead of a visit to Pearl Harbor, the US naval base attacked by the Japanese in 1941. Mr Abe will be accompanied by US President Barack Obama, making the […]

Carrie Fisher ‘stable’ after cardiac arrest

Carrie Fisher ‘stable’ after cardiac arrest

Image copyright AFP Image caption Fisher, seen here in 2015, had been on tour promoting her latest book The Princess Diarist Actress Carrie Fisher is in stable condition after suffering a cardiac arrest on Friday, her mother says. Fisher, 60, who played Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars, is in the intensive care unit of […]