A passenger is carried out of the bullet train, which made an emergency stop in Odawara, west of Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) Two die in human fireball high-speed train terror

A passenger is carried out of the bullet train, which made an emergency stop in Odawara, west of Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) A man travelling on one of Japan’s high-speed bullet trains set himself on fire today, killing himself and another passenger as the carriage filled with smoke. Read Full Story

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Events in Greece are causing tremors in world markets Stocks fall as Greek deadline looms

Events in Greece are causing tremors in world markets European stock markets fell for a second day in a row as Greece looks set to miss a 1.6 billion euro (£1.1 billion) payment today, moving the country a step closer to leaving the euro. Read Full Story

 

The case was heard at the High Court in Edinburgh Fraserburgh rapist forced girl, 14, into sex act whilst her mum was in next room

The case was heard at the High Court in Edinburgh A rapist who forced an underage girl to carry out a sex act on him while her mother was in the next room was jailed for three years today. Read Full Story

 

The initiative should end roaming charges by 2017 Mobile roaming charges to end in EU

The initiative should end roaming charges by 2017 The European Union has agreed to end mobile roaming charges within two years and allow travellers to pay the same price for calls, text messages and data anywhere in the 28 EU nations. Read Full Story

 

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Aberdeen hospital theatres to be brought back into operation

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Health chiefs have approved a £1.85million plan to bring two mothballed hospital theatres at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary back into use to tackle waiting times. Read Full Story