The gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia yesterday was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances who had previously sued a Florida station alleging discrimination because he was black.
Two television journalists were shot and killed in the US state of Virginia today in an attack during a live early-morning broadcast, while the suspect shot and killed himself several hours later after a police chase.
The current powersharing arrangement in Northern Ireland is in doubt after Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt announced he has recommended that his party withdraw from the executive in light of recent developments concerning the Provisional IRA.
A South African court has found eight former policemen guilty of murdering a Mozambican taxi driver who died in a prison cell after being tied to the back of police truck and driven through a Johannesburg street.
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers has played down speculation that the power-sharing administration at Stormont could collapse because of suspected IRA links to a recent murder in Belfast.