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  • Ottawa shootings and parliament lockdown as they unfolded in pictures

    22 October 2014, 7:19 pm by: Guardian Staff

    The Canadian capital was brought to a standstill after a soldier was killed and shots rang out in the countrys parliament, with MPs barricading themselves inside. Both the gunman and and a soldier fired upon near the countrys war memorial have died, while…
  • Ottawa shootings: a spectacular failure for Canadian intelligence

    22 October 2014, 7:14 pm by: Justin Ling in Ottawa

    Stephen Harpers government faces difficult questions after Michael Zehaf-Bibeau killed a soldier and fired shots in Canadas parliament Continue reading...
  • Juncker tells Cameron: you cant destroy EU migration rules

    22 October 2014, 7:05 pm by: Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent

    Commission president warns PM over irresponsibility as new poll reveals 56% support in Britain for remaining in union Continue reading...
  • Ottawa thrown into turmoil after shooting claims soldier's life

    22 October 2014, 6:19 pm by: Julian Borger and Jessica Glenza

    Gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau shot dead by sergeant-at-armsCanadian PM hustled away after shots broke outMPs barricaded themselves in parliamentary roomsCanadian police sweep area after shooting live updates Continue reading...
  • Ottawa police ease city lockdown after gunfight kills parliament shooter

    22 October 2014, 5:50 pm by: Alan Yuhas

    Gunman identified as Michael Zehaf-BibeauCpl Nathan Cirillo identified as soldier killedLockdown of downtown Ottawa continuesSuspected gunman killed in parliament gunfightPM Stephen Harper safe while evacuation beginsContinue reading...
  • Blackwater verdicts seen as watershed for accountability in war zones

    22 October 2014, 5:23 pm by: Dan Roberts in Washington

    Experts view successful prosecution of US security contractors responsible for Baghdad massacre as important landmark Continue reading...
  • Ottawa shooting recounted: I knew something immediately was wrong

    22 October 2014, 5:16 pm by: Guardian staff

    Residents and workers describe chaos as Canadian city went into lockdown after soldier was shot at National War MemorialDowntown Ottawa remains in lockdown after parliament shooting live updates Continue reading...
  • Sergeant-at-arms hailed as a hero after shooting at Canadas parliament

    22 October 2014, 4:32 pm by: Ben Quinn

    Kevin Vickers, 54, formerly of the royal Canadian mounted police, reportedly shot gunman who stormed parliament Continue reading...
  • Sergeant-at-arms hailed as Canadian hero shows role is not just ceremonial

    22 October 2014, 4:26 pm by: Ben Quinn

    Kevin Vickers, 56, believed to have shot Ottawa gunmanAdvocated no walls around Canadas parliamentary buildingsCanada parliament shooting live blogContinue reading...
  • Ottawa police confirm death of soldier shot by gunman - video

    22 October 2014, 4:08 pm by: Guardian Staff

    Ottawa's police chief confirms that a soldier who was shot at the National War Memorial has died, though his identity has not yet been revealed. Military personnel are being advised to stay indoors in the city, and residents are being asked to stay away from…
  • Ottawa shooting: White House offers support to Canada - video

    22 October 2014, 3:30 pm by: Guardian Staff

    A White House spokesman sends 'thoughts and prayers' to all affected by a shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday. Josh Earnest says it is too early to conclude whether or not the attack, in which one soldier was shot dead, is of a terrorist nature. Police in Ottawa…
  • Tackle Ebola in Africa to ensure threat to UK is stemmed, says medical expert

    22 October 2014, 3:25 pm by: Sarah Boseley, health editor

    Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, says risks to British low, but NHS and global community need to act now Continue reading...
  • How the Ottawa shootings unfolded on social media

    22 October 2014, 3:07 pm by: Amanda Holpuch

    Police said one victim died of injuries after shooting in Ottawa, but earlier suggestions of multiple suspects appeared to be false Continue reading...
  • China furious after Kenny G appears to back Hong Kong protesters

    22 October 2014, 3:07 pm by: Jonathan Kaiman in Hong Kong and Emma Graham-Harrison

    Jazz saxophonist, who is huge in China, tweeted a picture of himself making a victory sign in front of a protest banner Continue reading...
  • Navajo court bars candidate for tribal presidency over language doubts

    22 October 2014, 2:47 pm by: Associated Press in Flagstaff, Arizona

    Chris Deschene accused of not being fluent in Navajo tongueDecision to throw out appeal against earlier ruling is finalThe future of the Navajo nation depends on the election issue everyone should be talking aboutContinue reading...
  • Nine injured as migrants rush Spanish border fence in north Africa

    22 October 2014, 2:33 pm by: Associated Press in Madrid

    Spain says this year 2,000 migrants have made it across the border separating enclave of Melilla from Morocco Continue reading...
  • Police in Ottawa search Parliament Hill as evacuations under way - video

    22 October 2014, 2:31 pm by: Guardian Staff

    Footage from inside Ottawa's parliament building shows armed officers running in the corridors as 'as many as three' people remain at large in the city. A soldier was shot at the city's National War Memorial, and one suspect has been shot and killed inside…
  • Texas nurse's dog tests negative for Ebola

    22 October 2014, 2:26 pm by: Associated Press in Dallas

    Dog belongs to Nina Pham who was infected with the virusKing charles spaniels quarantine ends on 1 NovemberContinue reading...
  • US jury convicts Blackwater guards in 2007 killing of Iraqi civilians

    22 October 2014, 2:06 pm by: Dan Roberts in Washington

    Security guards for private US contractor guilty of manslaughter for notorious 2007 incident that left 17 dead in Baghdad Continue reading...
  • Iceland to import breast milk from Denmark

    22 October 2014, 1:22 pm by: Helen Russell

    Babies born prematurely in Iceland and whose mothers are unable to breastfeed are to benefit from Danish milk banks Continue reading...
  • Ottawa shooting: witnesses describe masked gunman - video

    22 October 2014, 1:20 pm by: Guardian Staff

    A man close to Ottawa's National War Memorial describes how the suspect in a soldier's shooting hijacked a car at gunpoint after the attack. He is described by a construction worker who heard the shots as having 'long, black hair' and carrying 'a…
  • US to monitor all visitors from Ebola-hit African countries for 21 days

    22 October 2014, 1:17 pm by: Lauren Gambino in New York

    Ashoka Mukpo had covered the outbreak in LiberiaToo many are not as lucky as Ive beenContinue reading...
  • Baby killed and eight wounded in suspected terror attack in Jerusalem

    22 October 2014, 1:14 pm by: Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

    Driver shot and arrested while trying to flee after vehicle ploughed through people standing on light railway platform Continue reading...
  • Nuremberg trials interpreter Siegfried Ramler: The things we saw were shocking

    22 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Philippe Sands

    Seven years after fleeing the Nazis on the kindertransport, Siegfried Ramler made his way to Nuremberg where he became an interpreter in the trials of Germanys major war criminals Continue reading...
  • Swiss Guards Vatican cookbook promises feast fit for a pope

    22 October 2014, 12:42 pm by: Lizzy Davies, Rome correspondent

    Book includes recipes chosen by Vatican officials and some of the pontiffs favourite Argentinian dishes Continue reading...

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