Tram shooting | Dutch police hunt suspect after shooting kills three

Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting yesterday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left three people dead and

Russia | Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday marked the fifth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. Putin began his

USA | Lyft opens up its IPO road show, offers 30 million shares

Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering, putting 30 million shares up for sale yesterday with an anticipated price of between USD62

This Day in History | 1964 – ‘Ambitious’ plans for south east

Three new cities are proposed for south east England as part of the largest regional expansion plan in Britain. A study, published today, estimates the country’s population will increase

Offbeat | Man returns library book 53 years late

A New Jersey man says he has returned an overdue library book — 53 years after he first borrowed the book. Fair Lawn resident Harry Krame says he checked

Tennis | Thiem edges Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title

Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was seeing across the net. Thiem

Football | Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone

UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after Juventus eliminated the Spanish club from the Champions League. UEFA says its

The Buzz | UK prime minister in last-minute push to win Brexit support

British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it would mean

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news

Facebook’s effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company’s

World Briefs

MONEY LAUNDERING As one avenue for money launderers is shut, another one may be opening. In Denmark, home to Danske Bank A/S, the authorities are now taking a closer

World Views | Hong Kong’s taxi fleet ages in real time

The South China Morning Post recently published an analysis of the 210,000 licensed drivers of Hong Kong’s iconic taxi fleet. Those Toyota Crown sedans are a venerable design,

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – edition no. 3251

* CCAC clears Sonia Chan, predecessor after two-year probe * 151 detained in prostitution sting * HK subway collision marks latest mishap * Three killed in Dutch tram attack, suspect on the run   DOWNLOAD

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