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Iran makes fresh allegations against Nazanin

Iran makes fresh allegations against Nazanin

Iran has made fresh allegations against jailed British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, including claims she set up a spy network. The charity worker, who is serving five years in a Tehran prison, has been accused of recruiting for the banned BBC Persian...
US warns against Lebanon 'proxy conflicts'

US warns against Lebanon 'proxy conflicts'

The US Secretary of State has warned other countries against using the crisis in Lebanon as a “venue for proxy conflicts”, as the resignation of the country’s Prime Minister is stoking tensions in the region. Saad Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister,...

US in first airstrikes against IS in Somalia

America has carried out its first airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in Somalia, according to a US security official. At least six missiles are said to have hit Buqa, a mountainous village in the northern state of Puntland. The attack may have targeted senior...
Spacey 'horrified' over sex claims against teen

Spacey 'horrified' over sex claims against teen

Kevin Spacey has said he is “horrified” after a man accused him of making a sexual advance towards him when he was a teenager. Spacey tweeted a statement in which he said he could not remember the alleged encounter but offered “the sincerest...

Charges dropped against Briton detained in Dubai

A British man sentenced to jail in Dubai for touching a man’s hip has had the charges against him dropped, his representatives have said. Jamie Harron, 27, from Stirling, had been facing up to three years in prison after being arrested on charges of public...
Round-the-world race against plastic pollution

Round-the-world race against plastic pollution

One of the world’s best sailors has revealed that her pursuit of a gold medal at the Rio Olympics was hampered by the amount of plastic in the water. Annalise Murphy won silver for Ireland in the 2016 Games but her efforts were hindered by the amount of rubbish...
Bush speaks out against Trump 'bigotry'

Bush speaks out against Trump 'bigotry'

Former president George W Bush has launched a thinly veiled but hard-hitting attack on Donald Trump’s administration. Mr Bush said bigotry, white supremacy and falsehoods were coarsening the tone of the US and threatening its democracy. In a speech in New York,...

Raqqa military operations against IS are over

Military operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, say the Syrian Democratic Forces. Clearing operations are ongoing to flush out the remaining fighters and locate IEDs and booby traps, an SDF official told Sky News. Dozens of...

EU to toughen sanctions against North Korea

European ministers are to sign off on tougher sanctions against North Korea. At a meeting in Luxembourg, foreign ministers from the bloc will back plans to cut off sources of cash that are helping North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to continue his illegal missiles...
People smuggler rails against EU intervention

People smuggler rails against EU intervention

A Libyan people smuggler – responsible for helping transport thousands of migrants to Italy – has told Sky News that Europe can do nothing to stop the flow of human traffic across the Mediterranean. In an exclusive interview the smuggler revealed that he...
Barcelona mayor warns against Catalan split

Barcelona mayor warns against Catalan split

Barcelona’s mayor has said the Catalan referendum is not enough for the region to declare independence from Spain. Ada Colau said the results of the vote “can’t be a guarantee to proclaim independence but are the opportunity to build dialogue and...

Huge rally against independence in Barcelona

Thousands of people are marching in Barcelona to demand the region rejects independence and stays with Spain. The demonstration comes a week after the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that was condemned as illegal and unconstitutional by the Spanish...
Trump rails against Republican Obamacare rebels

Trump rails against Republican Obamacare rebels

Trump rails against Republican Obamacare rebels 23 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump said Republicans who oppose the new plan “don’t have the guts to vote for it” US President Donald...
Trump speaks out against 'mismanagement' at UN

Trump speaks out against 'mismanagement' at UN

Donald Trump has used his first appearance at the United Nations to call for “truly bold reforms” at the 193-nation organisation. The US President has criticised the bureaucracy and the financial burden that UN membership imposes on the US, and said it...
Clashes as 220,000 march against Macron reforms

Clashes as 220,000 march against Macron reforms

More than 220,000 protesters have taken part in marches across France against Emmanuel Macron’s labour reforms, with some clashes breaking out. Observers says that despite the massive numbers, the turnout is lower than it has been at other protests in France in...
Farage says Germany should revolt against EU

Farage says Germany should revolt against EU

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage says Germany should spearhead a revolt against Brussels as he joined a rally for the anti-immigration Eurosceptic AfD party. Mr Farage said it was amazing that Brexit had hardly reared its head in debates between Chancellor Angela...
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