Barcelona Attack: New Manhunt For Suspected Driver

Barcelona Attack: New Manhunt For Suspected Driver

The driver in Thursday’s van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say. They are hunting for Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub, named by Spanish media as the suspected driver. A man previously reported as the key suspect, Moussa Oukabir, 17, was one […]

Watch Your Words, China Urges Trump

Watch Your Words, China Urges Trump

China’s President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid “words and actions” that worsen tensions, state media say. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain “fire and fury” on the North. But China, North Korea’s only major ally, has been urging […]

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

A search is under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base, President Nicolás Maduro says. The assault in the north-western city of Valencia was carried out by 20 people, he said. Two were killed, one was injured and seven were arrested. Earlier, a video posted […]

US Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela Leader

US Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela Leader

The US government has branded Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro “a dictator” and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business with Mr Maduro. The election of a constituent assembly on Sunday was held amid mass protests. At least 10 people were […]

N Korea In Fresh Long-Range Missile Test

N Korea In Fresh Long-Range Missile Test

North Korea has conducted a new intercontinental ballistic missile test, South Korea and the Pentagon say. The missile reached an altitude of about 3,000km (1,865 miles) and landed in the sea off Japan, the Japanese national broadcaster NHK said. It comes three weeks after North Korea’s first ICBM test. The latest missile flew higher and […]

New Press Chief Apologises to Trump

New Press Chief Apologises to Trump

In his first news conference, the new White House communications chief says sorry to his new boss, President Donald Trump, for calling him a “hack politician” in 2015. Anthony Scaramucci put it down to political inexperience.

Tony Blair Says EU Could Be Flexible Over Movement

Some EU leaders may be prepared to be flexible on the free movement of people to help Britain stay in the single market, Tony Blair has said. He told the Today programme one option was for Britain “staying within a reformed EU”. The ex-PM said he would not disclose conversations he had had in Europe […]

Huge Fire Rips Through Camden Market in London

Huge Fire Rips Through Camden Market in London

Once again, London is in the news and its another fire incident but no life is reported lost at this time. According to the London Fire Brigade, ‘Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in Camden Lock Market at just before midnight on Sunday evening. The first, second and third floors, plus […]

Make It More Difficult For Africans To Reach Europe , Bill Gates To EU Leaders

Make It More Difficult For Africans To Reach Europe , Bill Gates To EU Leaders

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has called on Europe to stop demonstrating generosity towards asylum seekers to avoid an overwhelming migrant influx. He also advises European states to make Africans’ way to the continent much more difficult. During an interview Germany’s Welt am Sonntag, Gates, one of the richest people on the planet, warned of the […]

Trump Travel Ban Comes Into Effect For Six Countries

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without “close” family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Lawyers took up positions at US airports, offering free advice. But there was no […]

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