Northern Ireland Secretary quits as UK PM shuffles cabinet

London, Jan 8 : The UK’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on Monday resigned while Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on the most substantial cabinet reshuffle since losing her party’s majority in June. Most senior ministers are expected to keep their posts. Following a meeting with Conservative leader May, 50-year-old James Brokenshire, whose job had […]

Watching crime shows doesn’t help conceal crime

London, Jan 6 : Watching forensic science dramas and crime shows such as Sherlock Holmes or the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation may not give potential criminals the ability to conceal a crime, a study has found. Challenging the so-called “CSI effect”, which claims criminals who watch crime shows are more likely to evade capture, psychologists […]

WWII bomb found, defused in Bosnian city

Sarajevo, Dec 23 (IANS) A 250-kg World War II bomb was successfully removed and defused in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Bihac city on Friday, local media reported. People living in a radius of 100 meters in the area in Bihac, some 300 km northwest from Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, were evacuated to a safer location for the […]