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Seven signals 'not from missing sub'

Seven signals 'not from missing sub'

20 November 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright EPA Image caption The vessel is the newest of the three submarines in the Argentine navy’s fleet Seven signals picked up at the weekend were not from a missing submarine’s...
Our family's battle to free Nazanin from Iran

Our family's battle to free Nazanin from Iran

There is a tension between being a campaigning husband and a real husband. On one hand, there is a way in which supporting Nazanin is about getting her out as quickly as possible – campaigning and battling and pushing and telling her story as effectively as I...
Diplomat in fatal fall from New York balcony

Diplomat in fatal fall from New York balcony

Australian diplomat dies in New York building fall 16 November 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Julian Simpson was on the seventh floor of a Manhattan building when he fell An Australian diplomat has died after falling from a...
Warning to Humanity from 15,000 scientists

Warning to Humanity from 15,000 scientists

Humans are “jeopardising our future” by failing to tackle material consumption and rein in population growth, more than 15,000 scientists have warned. The “Warning to Humanity” is even more bleak than a similar prophetic warning to the world by...
Dubai Airshow: Boeing wins $15bn order from Emirates

Dubai Airshow: Boeing wins $15bn order from Emirates

Dubai Airshow: Boeing wins $ 15bn order from Emirates By Russell Hotten Business reporter, BBC News, in Dubai 12 November 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Boeing kicked off the first day of the Dubai Airshow by announcing the first big sales...
IS fights from desert after losing stronghold

IS fights from desert after losing stronghold

The Syrian army has said it is continuing to fight Islamic State in pockets of territory in the desert, hours after the group withdrew from its last stronghold. The regime of Bashar al Assad said the fall of Albu Kamal effectively marks the end of the militants’...
Giant cruise ships banned from Venice canal

Giant cruise ships banned from Venice canal

Giant cruise ships will be stopped from steaming past Venice’s St Mark’s Square under a new deal between the Italian government and Venice officials. The plan will see the tourist ships re-routed to a nearby industrial port. After years of debate, it is...
Australia to ban climbing on Uluru from 2019

Australia to ban climbing on Uluru from 2019

Australia to ban climbing on Uluru from 2019 1 November 2017 From the section Australia Image caption Uluru is a sacred site for Aboriginal Australians Climbing on Australia’s iconic Uluru landmark will be banned from October 2019, local authorities have...
What can we expect from Madrid's enforcer?

What can we expect from Madrid's enforcer?

The woman appointed to be Madrid’s enforcer in Catalonia went back to work just 11 days after giving birth to her son in 2011. Soraya Saenz de Santamaria sparked a national debate about the balance between motherhood and career when, within a week of having her...
Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain 27 October 2017 From the section Europe comments Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Supporters of independence gathered outside the Catalan parliament as the vote was taking place The Catalan regional...
'Anxious' May 'begged for help' from Juncker

'Anxious' May 'begged for help' from Juncker

Theresa May’s former chief of staff has accused his opposite number in Europe for leaking details of a Brussels dinner. The comments reportedly made by EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker were published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung after last Monday’s...
Spain PM approves taking powers from Catalonia

Spain PM approves taking powers from Catalonia

The Madrid government is set to take some powers away from the Catalonian administration – in an unprecedented move aimed at thwarting secession attempts. Spain’s prime minister says he has approved implementing the previously-unused Article 155 of the...
Ibrahim Halawa freed from jail in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa freed from jail in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa freed from jail in Egypt 20 October 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Free Ibrahim Halawa Image caption Campaigners posted a Facebook message on Thursday to say Mr Halawa had been freed. Ibrahim Halawa, an Irishman who has spent more than...
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