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10:00 14/06/2022
Actor Philip Baker Hall dead at 90

Philip Baker Hall, an actor whose career spanned more than 50 years, has died. Los Angeles Times sports reporter Sam Farmer announced the news on Twitter Monday. Hall is known for movie roles in director Paul Thomas Anderson's 1999 film Magnolia and his 1997 film Boogie Nights, both of which earned Hall SAG Award nominations as part of the cast ensembles.


18:00 13/06/2022
Passenger train collides with locomotive rail in Spain; 22 injured

Officials said Monday 22 people were hospitalized after a regional passenger train and a locomotive collided head-on in northeastern Spain. The regional government of northeast Catalonia said five of the 22 were in serious condition. The collision occurred late Sunday near the town of Vila-seca, south of Barcelona. There were 75 passengers on the train.


17:38 13/06/2022
Tom Cruise 'splits from on/off girlfriend Hayley Atwell again

The pair, who began dating in 2020 after meeting on set, went their separate ways last September, but went on to rekindle the romance. Hayley was alongside Tom at the premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in May, with insiders saying she was there “purely to support” the actor. But sources last night told how the on/off pair have now split again. One said: “Unfortunately it hasn’t worked out for them. They have now decided they are better as friends.”


16:40 13/06/2022
ATP rankings: Medvedev back to No 1, Djokovic slips to No 3

Daniil Medvedev returned to the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, ahead of Alexander Zverev, with Novak Djokovic slipping out of the top two for the first time in nearly four years. The 26-year-old Russian, who was surprisingly beaten by Tim van Rijthoven in the final at 's-Hertogenbosch on Sunday, briefly occupied the number one spot for two weeks at the end of February and the beginning of March.


15:57 13/06/2022
Ozzy Osbourne having major operation that 'determines rest of his life'

Ozzy Osbourne, 73, is having major surgery on Monday, which will 'determine the rest of his life'. The Dreamer hitmaker's wife Sharon has revealed she is heading back to Los Angeles from London to be there for her spouse as he undergoes the life-changing operation next week. The rocker has Parkinson's disease and previously suffered a nasty fall and dislodged metal rods placed in his spine following a quad-bike accident in 2003.


15:06 13/06/2022
India destroys houses of several Muslim figures after protests

Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have demolished the houses of some Muslims who were allegedly linked to religious protests that turned violent. The protests were sparked by derogatory remarks made by two former leaders of the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) about the Prophet Muhammad. The demonstrations turned violent in some states as people damaged property. More than 300 people were arrested.


14:23 13/06/2022
Pope bows out of annual procession due to knee pain

Pope Francis has canceled his participation in a yearly Mass and procession next weekend due to ongoing knee pain, the Vatican said Monday. The annual Corpus Domini procession, scheduled for Sunday, is a centuries-old profession of the Catholic faith during which the Eucharist is exhibited publicly. Francis has canceled several events this year due to the strained ligaments in his right knee that have made walking and standing difficult.


13:53 13/06/2022
2 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard die amid tensions

Two men working in Iran’s aerospace industry have died in separate incidents while on active duty, according to Iranian state media. The cases are the latest in a string of mysterious deaths, many of which have been linked to Israel.


12:43 13/06/2022
Argentine authorities have grounded an Iran-linked Venezuelan Boeing 747 cargo plane

A local opposition lawmaker and Iranian state media said on Sunday, in an unfolding drama that is throwing a spotlight on political undercurrents in Latin America. The Emtrasur cargo plane, sold to Venezuela by Iran's Mahan Air a year ago according to the Iranian airline, arrived in Buenos Aires on June 8, flight tracking data show. It was then seized by authorities, the lawmaker and Iranian media said.


12:05 13/06/2022
Benfica reach agreement with Liverpool to sell Nunez for 75 mln euros

Liverpool have reached a deal with Benfica to buy the Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez for an initial 75 million euros (£64 million), the Portuguese club said on Monday. The transfer could eventually rise to 100 million euros, Benfica said in a statement, eclipsing Liverpool's club-record £75 million paid to Southampton for Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk in 2018.


11:13 13/06/2022
101-year-old Dutch woman reunites with a painting looted by the Nazis

Charlotte Bischoff van Heemskerck got the painting after 80 years. She will sell the 1683 portrait of Steven Wolters by Caspar Netscher through Sotheby’s so her family can benefit from the proceeds.


10:29 13/06/2022
India's opposition leader Sonia Gandhi hospitalised with COVID-related issues

Her party tweeted the announcement on Sunday but gave no other details. Gandhi tested positive for COVID-19 on June 2. Italian-born Gandhi, the widow of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, is the longest-serving president of the Congress Party, which ruled India for decades after its founders led the country to independence from British colonial rule in 1947.


10:00 13/06/2022
Billie Eilish forced to pause show for fan safety after people collapse

Billie Eilish briefly paused her show at London's O2 arena on Saturday after several fans got into difficulties in sweltering temperatures. "Are you all ok?" she asked. "People were fainting and getting pulled out. It's hot, I know". After fans said they were "squished", she halted the music until the pressure in front of the stage eased. "Take a step back, give everybody some space," Eilish said.


17:44 11/06/2022
In a first, Canada to require a warning be printed on every cigarette

Canada is poised to become the first country in the world to require that a warning be printed on every cigarette. The move builds on Canada’s mandate to include graphic photo warnings on tobacco products’ packaging, a policy that started an international trend when it was introduced two decades ago.


17:13 11/06/2022
Italy locates crash site of helicopter carrying 7 people

Italian rescuers on Saturday located the scorched crash site of a helicopter carrying seven people that went down in a forested, mountainous area in north-central Italy during a storm. News reports said five bodies had been located.


15:19 11/06/2022
U.S. gasoline average price tops $5 per gallon in historic first

The price of U.S. gasoline averaged more than $5 a gallon for the first time on Saturday, data from the AAA showed, extending a surge in fuel costs that is driving rising inflation. The national average price for regular unleaded gas rose to $5.004 a gallon on June 11 from $4.986 a day earlier, AAA data showed.


14:06 11/06/2022
Iranian, Venezuelan presidents sign 20-year document on cooperation

Iran and Venezuela signed a 20-year deal on cooperation between the two allies subject to US sanctions during a visit Saturday to the Islamic republic by Venezuela's President Nicholas Maduro. The inking of the agreement "shows the determination of the high-level officials of the two countries for development of relations in different fields," Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said.


13:02 11/06/2022
Prophet Row: At least 2 killed in India protests

Indian police shot dead two protesters and arrested more than 130 others during street rallies sparked by a ruling party official's remarks about the Prophet Mohammed, authorities told AFP Saturday. There have been widespread protests in the Muslim world since last week, when a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party commented on the relationship between the prophet and his youngest wife on a TV debate show.



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