A manhunt continued for the Charleston church shooter, London mayor told a cab driver to "f- off", Pope Francis said God wants us to fight climate change, and more...
NINE KILLED IN CHARLESTON
Police are searching for a white gunman who's at large after opening fire in a bible study class at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston's police chief called it a hate crime at a news conference this morning, reports The New York Times.
LONDON MAYOR CURSED CAB DRIVER
Mop-haired mayor Boris Johnson was caught on camera telling the driver of one of the city's famous black cabs to 'f- off and die' in a heated exchange over Uber. was cycling back from a dinner just after midnight when the incident was caught on iPhone by a reader of The Daily Mail.
POPE CHAMPIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE
'God wants us to stop using fossil fuels and look after the world', is the thrust of the essay that Pope Francis publishes today, says The Guardian. The pontiff is releasing the document ahead of a visit to the U.S. where he'll talk climate change at the U.N.
WORLD DISPLACED HITS HIGH
The "world is a mess" UNHCR head Antonio Guterres told the BBC as it was revealed that the number of people worldwide fleeing war or persecution is at a record high. Almost 60 million people became refugees last year, up by 8.3 million on the year before.
FOOTBALLERS SACKED AFTER RACIST ORGY
It's not just American sports stars that behave like off the pitch. Three soccer players from British team Leicester City were sacked after being busted by The Sunday Mirror, filming themselves racially abusing Thai prostitutes in an orgy during a post-season tour of Thailand. The absolute kicker? The team has a Thai owner and is sponsored by Tourism Authority of Thailand.