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PM backed over extremist content crackdown

PM backed over extremist content crackdown

Theresa May secured support from fellow G7 leaders on tackle extremists online and stop foreign fighters returning to the UK and Europe, as the Prime Minister put counter-terrorism centre stage of the annual summit of leading industrial states. Mrs May warned the...
Mob threatens to behead Russian man over insults

Mob threatens to behead Russian man over insults

A mob in Mexico stormed a Russian man’s apartment and threatened to cut his head off after he posted footage of himself insulting local people. One of the group was fatally stabbed in the confrontation with the 42-year-old, identified as Aleksei Makeev. Police...
Man charged with murder over Times Square crash

Man charged with murder over Times Square crash

A man accused of crashing a car into crowds in New York’s Times Square, leaving one teenager dead and many more injured, has been charged with murder. Richard Rojas, 26, has also been charged with 20 counts of attempted murder and five counts of aggravated...
Hacker arrests across Europe over ATM-theft spree

Hacker arrests across Europe over ATM-theft spree

Twenty-seven people have been arrested across Europe as part of an international investigation into so-called ATM black box attacks. EU member states and Norway contributed to the investigation, which was supported by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre. Black...
Merkel promises to treat UK 'fairly' over Brexit

Merkel promises to treat UK 'fairly' over Brexit

Angela Merkel has said Britain will be treated fairly after Brexit, but warned that leaving the EU would still have its price. The promise comes just two days after the German Chancellor said everything from Britain’s car industry to the travel of cats and dogs...
Brazil president 'not quitting' over allegations

Brazil president 'not quitting' over allegations

Brazil president ‘not quitting’ over allegations 18 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Brazil’s President Michel Temer says he’s not resigning over corruption claims but will fight them in court. This breaking news story is...
Trump: I'm victim of 'witch hunt' over Russia

Trump: I'm victim of 'witch hunt' over Russia

Donald Trump has claimed he is victim of the “greatest witch hunt” in US history amid a probe of his team’s alleged links with Russia. The US President hit back on Thursday after it was announced ex-FBI chief Robert Mueller will lead an investigation...

Facebook fined £95m by EU over WhatsApp info

Facebook has been fined €110m (£94.5m) by EU competition regulators in relation to its takeover of WhatsApp. Officials said the penalty was being imposed after the social network was found to have given “incorrect or misleading” information in 2014. The...
US complains to Turkey over embassy violence

US complains to Turkey over embassy violence

US complains to Turkey over embassy violence 18 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington The US has made a complaint to Turkey after violence erupted...

Putin vows to hand over Trump talks transcript

Vladimir Putin says he is willing to hand over a transcript of a discussion between Donald Trump and senior Russian officials. Mr Trump allegedly disclosed highly classified information about “terrorism and airline flight safety” while meeting foreign...
Disney held to ransom over 'stolen' film

Disney held to ransom over 'stolen' film

Disney chief Bob Iger has revealed the company is being held for ransom by hackers threatening to leak an unreleased movie. Mr Iger said on Monday the hackers demanded a “huge sum” to be paid in Bitcoin, or they will release parts of the movie, minutes at...
Football star apologises over 'racist' photo

Football star apologises over 'racist' photo

Ezequiel Lavezzi has apologised after he was pictured making an inappropriate pose during a photoshoot for his Chinese club. The Argentina international, who joined Chinese Super League side Hebei CF from Paris Saint Germain last year, smiled and pulled the corners of...
Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes 15 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump abruptly fired James Comey as FBI director last week Senior US lawmakers have called on President Donald Trump to turn...
Moscow protests over demolition of Soviet-era homes

Moscow protests over demolition of Soviet-era homes

Moscow protests over demolition of Soviet-era homes 14 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Estimates of the crowd varied from 5,000 to 30,000 residents Thousands of people took to Moscow’s streets to protest against plans to...
Michelle Obama criticises Trump over school food

Michelle Obama criticises Trump over school food

Michelle Obama has launched stinging criticism at the Trump administration over its school lunch policy. As first lady, Mrs Obama championed healthy eating and physical activity among children, and one of her few high-profile appearances since leaving the White House...
Ivory Coast: Soldiers revolt over pay dispute

Ivory Coast: Soldiers revolt over pay dispute

Ivory Coast: Soldiers revolt over pay dispute 12 May 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright EPA Image caption Heavy gunfire was heard in Abidjan – Ivory Coast’s commercial capital Soldiers at a number of Ivory Coast’s military bases have been...
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