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Son of Pink Floyd guitarist jailed over attack on royal convoy

The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour was jailed for 16 months on Friday for an alcohol and drugs-fuelled attack on Prince Charles’ convoy during a student protest in London last year. Charlie Gilmour, 21, had pleaded guilty to violent disorder in May but was granted bail until Friday’s hearing at Kingston Crown…

Gaza flotilla makes Internet splash

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – They’re all aTwitter about the flotilla. It may still be anyone’s guess when a small international convoy of vessels carrying pro-Palestinian activists and aid will set sail from Greece to the Gaza Strip in a challenge to Israel’s naval blockade of the territory run by Hamas Islamists.…

Aid flotilla sets sail for Gaza

A flotilla of ships carrying activists and aid for the blockaded Gaza Strip finally steamed south from Cyprus Sunday, heading for a fleet of Israeli naval vessels determined to stop them. The ships, carrying more than 700 passengers, are on the last leg of a high-profile mission to deliver tonnes…

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