Monthly Archives: April 2018


  • Expedition hopes for Shackleton bonus

    Expedition hopes for Shackleton bonus

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProf Julian Dowdeswell: “Sea-ice conditions mean we cannot guarantee to get where we want to” A scientific expedition will next year try to find the Endurance, the ill-fated ship of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. The vessel sank in 1915, crushed by sea-ice in the Weddell Sea…



  • Cosby paid assault accuser $3.4m in 2006

    Cosby paid assault accuser $3.4m in 2006

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption The case involves former basketball player Andrea Constand Bill Cosby paid the woman accusing him of sexual assault almost $3.4m (£2.4m) in a civil settlement in 2006. The figure was revealed during opening remarks at the actor and comedian’s retrial in Pennsylvania on Monday. Mr Cosby, now 80, denies drugging…


  • FBI ‘raids Trump lawyer’s office’

    FBI ‘raids Trump lawyer’s office’

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: FBI raid of my lawyer’s office is “a whole new level of unfairness” US President Donald Trump says the FBI’s raid on the offices of his personal lawyer was a “disgrace” and an “attack on our country”. “I have this witch hunt constantly going on,” he…