Campaigners fight to give Bishop George Bell a 'fair' posthumous hearing on charges of child abuse

Senior figures across the British establishment have united with local campaigners in Sussex to call for a detailed re-examination of the evidence against the late Bishop of Chichester George Bell, recently accused of being a paedophile.


Munich shooter had no Islamist ties, say police

A German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich was a deranged lone gunman obsessed with mass killings who drew no inspiration from Islamist militancy, police said on Saturday.


Clinton picks Catholic former missionary Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, opting for an experienced governing partner who will help her present the Democratic ticket as a steady alternative to the unpredictable campaign of Republican presidential rival Donald Trump.


Terror in Munich: Nine dead in lone-wolf attack

An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire near a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack on civilians in Western Europe in eight days.


US cardinal says Islam 'wants to govern the world'

Cardinal Raymond Burke, a Rome-based prelate, said he was not seeking to be "disrespectful" to Islam or to "generate hostility", adding that Muslims "are lovely people" and can speak "in a very peaceful manner about questions of religion."