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Israel-Gaza violence erupts after covert op killings

Israel-Gaza violence erupts after covert op killings

World
Violence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza.Militants fired 300 rockets and mortars at Israel. One hit an empty bus, seriously injuring a soldier nearby.Israel responded with strikes on what it said were military targets belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad.Three Palestinians, two of them reportedly militants, were killed.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier cut short his visit to Paris for events to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One and returned to Israel to consult with his security chiefs.What happened on Sunday?A Hamas commander and an Israeli soldier were am...
Victoria Beckham cuts lonely figure at People's Choice Awards after Spice Girls snub

Victoria Beckham cuts lonely figure at People's Choice Awards after Spice Girls snub

Entertainment
In a surprising move, the superstar appeared at the swanky Californian bash alone – opting not to be joined by either husband David Beckham or her eldest son Brooklyn Beckham.Dressed in all white, Victoria, 44, rocked minimalist-chic as she slipped into an oversized suit and blouse.Featuring a plunging neckline, the garment drew attention to VB's chest thanks to the fact it included lace detailing.Despite rocking stand-out lashes, Victoria opted for stripped back make-up. Related Articles “I love what I do, and love that I have been given the opportunity to empower women through my collections” Victoria Beckham During the bash, Victoria picked up the gong for the Fashion Icon.Gushing over win, th...
Four die in Iowa plane crash after pilot aparently had heart attack

Four die in Iowa plane crash after pilot aparently had heart attack

Health
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Four people died in a small plane crash in rural Iowa after the pilot apparently had a heart attack and a student pilot was going to attempt an emergency landing, authorities said Saturday. Around 5 p.m. Friday, air traffic control in Des Moines requested an emergency landing for a single-engine aircraft at the airport east of Guthrie Center, Guthrie County Sheriff Marty Arganbright said in a release to local media. Traffic control reported that 1979 Piper single-engine plane dropped off radar approximately 4 miles southwest of the airport. Guthrie is 60 miles west of Des Moines. The Sheriff's Office launched an extensive search and rescue mission to find the aircraft but was hampered by pitch-black conditions in forested areas. A resident reported seeing a small plane cr...
Spice Girls announce extra dates after fans' ticket struggle

Spice Girls announce extra dates after fans' ticket struggle

Entertainment
The Spice Girls have added a string of new dates to their reunion tour after fans from around the world struggled to buy tickets. The 90s girl band originally announced six dates in 2019, including a finale at Wembley Stadium in London.But after fans vented their frustration as they struggled to buy tickets, the group announced they will play four extra dates in London, Manchester and Coventry.They have not performed together since the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012, and they last toured 10 years ago.Mel B, Geri Horner, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm will be performing without Victoria Beckham, who is focusing on her career as a fashion designer.The Spice World tour will now begin at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on 29 May 2019, instead of 1 June, and they wi...
Macron pats Trump on the knee after 'insulting' rebuke

Macron pats Trump on the knee after 'insulting' rebuke

World
Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron's meeting in Paris had a frosty air after the French president said the EU needed its own army. The US president tweeted on Friday to say the suggestion was "very insulting" and the continent should "pay its fair share to NATO".He had arrived in the French capital earlier that day for a weekend of events commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. Image: President Trump's hand is given a good squeeze by President Macron Tensions were strained as Mr Trump and Mr Macron sat down in front of cameras at the Elysee Palace Saturday morning.The US president reiterated his complaint about Europe's NATO contribution, and said: "Different countries have to also help and it's only fair... an...