Indian lowest-caste Dalit man killed ‘for owning horse’

Image caption In parts of India, owning a horse confers wealth and power A young farmer from the lowest rung of India’s caste hierarchy – the Dalit community – has been beaten to death, apparently for owning and riding a horse. Police in Gujarat state said three upper-caste men had been detained for questioning. The […]

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Tesla in fatal California crash was in Autopilot

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The driver of a Tesla Model X died shortly after the crash Electric carmaker Tesla says a vehicle involved in a fatal crash in California was in Autopilot mode, raising further questions about the safety of self-driving technology. One of the company’s Model X cars crashed into a roadside barrier […]

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Alton Sterling: Cop dismissed over deadly Baton Rouge shooting

Image copyright Louisiana Police Image caption Police have released four videos showing the confrontation that led to the deadly shooting A white police officer who shot and killed a black man in the US state of Louisiana has been dismissed from the force. A second white officer involved in the deadly shooting of Alton Sterling […]

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Met Police chief: Social media leads children to violence

Image copyright PA Image caption Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick said stop and search will likely increase The UK’s top police officer has blamed social media for normalising violence and leading more children to commit stabbings and murders. Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick told The Times social media sites “rev people up” and make street […]

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