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Scaramucci: There's White House plot against Trump

Scaramucci: There's White House plot against Trump

People within the White House are trying to get rid of President Donald Trump, says his former communications director Anthony Scaramucci. Mr Scaramucci made the claims in an interview with ABC as he spoke publicly for the first time following his dismissal by the...
Suspect's mum thought he was at Trump event

Suspect's mum thought he was at Trump event

The mother of a man accused of driving into protesters in Charlottesville has revealed she thought her son was at a Donald Trump event – not a far-right one. Samantha Bloom, whose 20-year-old son Alex Field Jr was charged with second degree murder, said she...
Germany to begin returning migrants to Greece

Germany to begin returning migrants to Greece

Germany and other European countries have begun to resume the process of sending asylum seekers who arrived in Europe via Greece back to the country. Officials say improved services mean it is appropriate to return individuals to Greece, under EU rules that state...
Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting

Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting

Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting 11 August 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Google Google has cancelled an all-staff meeting to discuss a controversial memo about diversity written by former engineer James Damore. It is reported that some...
Paris aims to lure UK tech talent with new campus

Paris aims to lure UK tech talent with new campus

A start-up campus, touted as the world’s biggest, has launched in Paris with plans for it to help transform France’s tech sector. Station F, a former railway station built in 1929, is now home to 1,000 technology start-up companies from around the world....

'Damn close' asteroid due to speed past Earth

A house-sized asteroid due to pass Earth in October is currently “damn close”, the European Space Agency says. The asteroid is forecast to speed inside the moon’s orbit at 27,300 miles (43,935km) – an eighth of the distance between the Earth...
Israel to speed up Gaza tunnel barrier

Israel to speed up Gaza tunnel barrier

Israel to speed up Gaza tunnel barrier 10 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image caption Israel says the barrier aims to end the threat from militants tunnelling from Gaza Israel is to accelerate the building of a huge barrier along its boundary with Gaza...
Facebook takes on rivals with video platform

Facebook takes on rivals with video platform

Facebook is launching a new platform which will see the social network giant take on the likes of YouTube as well as TV networks. The launch will see users of the site given a “Watch” tab on their feeds enabling them to view a range of shows from comedy or...

Dozens die after 'smuggler pushes them into sea'

Twenty-nine people are reported to have died after they were pushed into the sea off Yemen by a people smuggler. More than 120 of the Somali and Ethiopian migrants were deliberately shoved into the water by a smuggler worried about being arrested, according to the...

P455w0rd man says 50rry for 'bananas' advice

The man responsible for setting the guidelines for complex passwords says he regrets writing the advice, and acknowledged that it “drives people bananas”. Bill Burr was not a security expert when he wrote the guidelines for password security for the US...
Boy, 3, dies after 11 hours in hot nursery van

Boy, 3, dies after 11 hours in hot nursery van

A three-year-old Florida boy has died after being left for more than 11 hours in a nursery vehicle on a hot summer’s day. Myles Hill, who attended Little Miracles Academy in Orlando, was discovered inside the van on Monday night. He had been picked up that...
Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote 9 August 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A rally in support of same-sex marriage in Sydney earlier this week The Australian government plans to gauge support for same-sex...
A father's quest to save his son from Calais

A father's quest to save his son from Calais

The two men were coming out of Calais’ asylum office when I first spotted them. One elderly, one younger. Clutching papers, they looked confused and frustrated. I’d been at the office to try to find out what the latest procedure was for migrants in Calais....
Lighthouse tribute to boy killed by alligator

Lighthouse tribute to boy killed by alligator

A lighthouse statue has been erected at Walt Disney World in tribute to a little boy who was killed by an alligator at one of its hotels. Two-year-old Lane Graves was killed while he was playing on the Seven Seas Lagoon beach at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort...
Kidnapped model: Police had 'doubts' over claims

Kidnapped model: Police had 'doubts' over claims

A British glamour model who claimed she had been kidnapped in Italy and offered for sale on the dark web left police with “understandable doubts” about her story, her lawyer has said. According to Italian police Chloe Ayling, from Coulsdon in south London,...
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