Police in Quebec say a fire at a seniors' residence in Quebec has left eight dead and 24 missing.
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Sunday 12 January 2014
There is a certain pleasure (however smug) in being ahead of the curve when spotting a particularly gifted writer, and a certain regret when the masses catch up with your discovery. The latter, of course, is the state desired by author and publisher, and Peter May has now made the transition from connoisseurs’ taste to popular bestseller.
Friday 10 January 2014
A magistrate’s court assistant from Bristol, Charlotte Mei Ling Lee, 31, was declared dead in a Montreal hospital on Thursday five days after she struck a tree while snowmobiling with her boyfriend in a wilderness area about one hour north of the city.
Monday 06 January 2014
Friday 13 December 2013
Too often displays of affection in public attract male leering
Sunday 24 November 2013
Legendary ‘heel’ who won gold at the Empire Games and went on to contest more than 13,000 bouts
Thursday 11 July 2013
He failed to apply enough hand brakes, says rail boss
Wednesday 10 July 2013
More than 30 people are still missing in Quebec town after huge explosion caused by runaway oil train crash
Thursday 11 April 2013
German police are searching for thieves who may or may not be overweight and chocolate-mouthed after five tons of Nutella were stolen in the latest global food heist.
Monday 18 March 2013
Two prisoners in Canada have made an audacious, but short-lived, bid for freedom after being hoisted away in a helicopter reportedly commandeered by their accomplices.
Thursday 14 March 2013
James DePreist, who died on 8 February aged 76, was one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner.Director Emeritus of the Juilliard School's conducting programme in New York, he was the Oregon Symphony's Music Director from 1980 until 2003, transforming it from a small, part-time group into a full-time nationally recognised orchestra.
Friday 05 October 2012
A shipment of maple syrup was given a police escort across Eastern Canada after being seized by detectives investigating the theft of about 10 per cent of Quebec's "strategic syrup reserve".
Sunday 19 August 2012
1. Memories wallpaper
Friday 03 August 2012
The total now stands at 16 and this one was all his own work. Michael Phelps claimed his first individual gold of London 2012 last night with a devastating swim in the 200m individual medley that proved too much for a tiring Ryan Lochte. Phelps, the master of Beijing, has reasserted his authority in the pool.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
A Canadian porn actor suspected of dismembering a Chinese student faced his first court hearing yesterday after returning to Canada on a military transport plane from Germany, where he was arrested.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Cyber-anarchist group Anonymous are threatening another attack on Formula One during next week's Canadian Grand Prix in support of protesting Quebec students.
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