Gang blocked road before man, 21, stabbed to death

A 21-year-old man has been stabbed to death on a high street in northwest London. Police say a group of men arrived in two cars before blocking traffic to attack the victim in Harlesden at...

North Korea removes leader Kim’s right-hand man – report

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has removed Kim Yong Chol, leader Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s counterpart, from a top post, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported...

North Korea’s Kim arrives for summit with Russia’s Putin

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Kim will sit down for talks with Putin on Thursday at a university campus on an island just off Vladivostok. It will be the first summit between the two leaders, and the standoff over...

North Korean leader’s train suffers hitch on arrival in Vladivostok

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s carefully choreographed visit to Russia suffered a minor glitch on Wednesday as his armored train missed the red carpet laid out for his welcome...

British PM May to travel to Belfast for funeral of journalist Lyra McKee

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Belfast on Wednesday to attend the funeral of journalist Lyra McKee who was killed last week, May’s office said in a statement. The...

North Korean leader Kim arrives in Russia’s Vladivostok

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - A train carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok on Wednesday, a Reuters witness reported, in advance of a summit later this...

What’s in a name? Franco’s memory divides a Spanish town

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Led by a mayor from the nationalist Vox party, Guadiana del Caudillo resisted a 2007 law that formalized condemnation of Franco’s regime and ordered its symbols removed from public view. This defiance cost the...

Rouhani says U.S. must lift pressure and apologize before Iran will negotiate

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran is willing to negotiate with America only when the United States lifts pressure and apologizes, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to state media. Oil prices hit their...

Iran can export as much oil as it needs: Iran Supreme Leader

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore (Reuters) - Iran can export as much oil as it needs, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, according to his official website. “America’s efforts in sanctioning the sale of Iranian oil...

Sri Lanka attacks: YouTube defends hosting hate preacher videos

YouTube has defended hosting video messages from a hate preacher linked to the Sri Lanka attacks, saying it only found one which was in breach of its policies. Sky News has identified videos on YouTube...

Foreign groups likely behind Sri Lanka attacks, U.S. ambassador says

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore “We have to take responsibility.” Lakshman Kiriella, the leader of parliament, said senior officials had deliberately withheld intelligence about possible attacks. “Some top intelligence officials hid the intelligence information purposefully. Information was there, but...

North Korea’s Kim says to talk to Putin about nuclear standoff: TV

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Wednesday he hoped to have concrete discussions about efforts to end the nuclear standoff in the Korean peninsula when he meets Russian President...

Family’s heartbreak as son is buried in Sri Lanka attack mass grave

As she followed the car that carried her brother's coffin, she cried out, asking why God was punishing them, and remembering how they had walked the same street together so many times when he...

Jets taxi just 150ft away from back garden after airport revamp

A pensioner says she fears for her health after an airport revamp left her with 50 jets taxiing at the bottom of her garden every day. Janet Marchant, 67, has lived in her bungalow near...

Kim Jong Un speaks to Russian press ahead of Putin summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made an extremely rare appearance in front of foreign journalists in Russia, ahead of his summit with Vladimir Putin. Speaking to Russian state media, for what is thought...

Philippines’ Duterte says to sail garbage back to Canada

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia nation, threatening to sail it back to Canada. Manila has filed several...
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BTS: ‘We failed and tried again’ – BBC News

BTS are arguably the world's biggest boy band yet they are not immune to feeling overwhelmed. The band discussed overcoming fear while thanking their fans. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Video published on YouTube by BBC News.

Ann Widdecombe to stand for Farage’s Brexit Party

Tory grandee Ann Widdecombe has defected to the Brexit Party to stand as a candidate in the upcoming Euro elections. The former minister, who served as a Conservative MP for 13 years, said she hoped...

Algeria’s tycoon Kouninef brothers placed in temporary custody: Ennahar TV

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore ALGIERS (Reuters) - Four brothers from the Kouninef family - tycoons close to Algeria’s former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika - have been placed in temporary custody by a judge, Ennahar TV reported on Wednesday. The...

New Zealand, France plan bid to tackle extremism on social media

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/IllustrationFacebook Inc, the world’s largest social network with 2.7 billion users,...

Exclusive: Gold worth billions smuggled out of Africa

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore An artisanal gold miner holds a gold nugget at an unlicensed mine in Gaoua, Burkina Faso, February 13, 2018. Picture taken February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Luc Gnago Burkina Faso has banned small-scale mining in some...

Top Sri Lankan officials deliberately withheld intelligence on attacks: minister

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore COLOMBO (Reuters) - Senior officials deliberately withheld intelligence about possible attacks on Sri Lanka, where a rash of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday killed at least 359 people, the leader of parliament said on...

Four Hong Kong ‘Occupy’ leaders jailed for 2014 democracy protests

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Chan, in passing sentence, acknowledged the right to civil disobedience and the right of assembly and free speech, but said the protracted road blockages had caused suffering to the public and that some restrictions...

Search begins for new Bank of England governor

The chancellor is starting the process to find a new governor of the Bank of England as Mark Carney's extended tenure nears its end. The Treasury said in a statement that an advert for the...

Sterling: We need more than social media posts to tackle racism

Manchester City footballer Raheem Sterling has said more must be done to tackle racism in sport, adding that t-shirts and social media posts are not enough. The 24-year-old, who has been subject to racist abuse...

Sri Lanka suicide bombers were from wealthy families

The suicide bombers in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks were from wealthy families and one studied in the UK, it has been revealed. Eight Britons were among the 359 people who died in a series...

Sturgeon to set out ‘vision’ for a second independence referendum

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is set to deliver her "vision for a second independence referendum". She will make a statement to the Scottish Parliament amidst calls that she lay down a road map towards...

Saudis execute 37 in ‘bloody execution spree’

Saudi Arabia has executed 37 people, including a man who was 18 when he was convicted of his crime. It also pinned the executed body and severed head of a convicted Sunni extremist to a...

Lucky UK ticket holder is sole winner of £38m EuroMillions jackpot

A UK ticket holder has scooped Tuesday's £38m EuroMillions jackpot. The win is just the latest in an incredible lucky streak for UK EuroMillions players. Camelot is now urging everyone to check their tickets to see...

Woman wakes up from coma 27 years after school bus crash

A woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury and fell into a coma when her car collided with a school bus in the United Arab Emirates has woken up for the first time in...

A TV chef, a honeymooner and entire families – Sri Lanka, the victims

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Bercow urged to lift Trump ban ahead of state visit

John Bercow has been urged to abandon his ban on Donald Trump addressing parliament during his UK visit. Lord Fowler, the Conservative Party chairman and Lord Speaker, said there was a "strong case" for a...

Family’s heart-rending tribute to murdered kids’ football coach, 18

A children's football coach found murdered at a flat in Stoke-on-Trent was "a beautiful young woman who had everything to live for", her family have said. Police named Megan Newton, 18, as the woman discovered...

EU steadfast in support for Ukraine, EU’s Tusk tells new Ukraine leader

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is steadfast in its support for Ukraine, European Council president Donald Tusk said in a tweet on Tuesday after a telephone conversation with Ukraine’s president-elect, Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Tusk,...

Christchurch attack survivors offered New Zealand residency

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand will grant permanent residency to all survivors of the mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques in which 50 Muslim worshippers were killed, it said on Tuesday. Australian Brenton Tarrant,...

Venezuelans seek joy amid the chaos

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Despite an economic crisis that has led to shortages of food and medicine and has prompted more than three million to emigrate, Venezuelans are seeking ways to have fun and spend time with family...

Turkey’s election board rejects objection for decree-dismissed voters

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s high election board has rejected part of an effort by President Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party to have a re-run of elections in Istanbul, dismissing an appeal regarding voters who were...

Algeria’s army chief hails judiciary for anti-graft move

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria’s army chief said on Tuesday he welcomed an anti-graft drive against figures close to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state TV reported, a day after the authorities announced the arrest of...

Sri Lanka blasts were revenge for New Zealand mosque killings: minister

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The U.N. Children’s Fund said 45 children were among the dead. Footage on CNN showed what it said was one of the bombers wearing a heavy backpack. The man patted a child on the...

Germany’s AfD invites ex-Trump aide Bannon to media conference

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has invited U.S. President Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon to a media conference in Berlin for right-wing journalists and bloggers just two weeks before...

Indian PM votes in general election, trumpets national security

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The general election, which has seven phases, began on April 11 and will end on May 19. Votes will be counted on May 23. “This is, sort of, an inflection point,” said Rahul Verma,...

Prominent Sudan protester says revolution seeks removal of whole regime

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Alaa Salah rose to prominence after a video of her addressing protesters from a car roof at the beginning of April went viral. Women have played a prominent role in protests that began on...

Alcohol shops in Mosul reopen two years after its recapture from IS

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Customers purchase bottles or cans of liquor which are then placed in black plastic bags, or emptied out into nondescript plastic bottles. Mosul was home to two million people before being overrun in 2014...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in Russia on Thursday: Kremlin

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The visit is part of Kim’s effort to build foreign support after the breakdown of a second U.S.-North Korea summit in Vietnam in February meant no relief on sanctions for North Korea, analysts said....

World number one O’Sullivan beaten by snooker amateur

World number one Ronnie O'Sullivan has crashed out of the World Snooker Championship in the first round after losing to amateur James Cahill. The result is one of the biggest shocks in the tournament's history,...

Morocco trains foreign students in its practice of moderate Islam

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore She is one of 100 women admitted every year to study for up to three years in the institute in Rabat, run by Morocco’s ministry of religious affairs. Morocco, which is nearly 100 percent...

Thai election commission moves to disqualify anti-junta politician

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Rising political star Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit, 40, is accused of holding shares in a media company after registering his candidacy, which would violate the election law. The outcome of the first national election since a...

We had intel that could have stopped attacks – Sri Lanka PM

The Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka that killed at least 321 people could have been prevented if key intelligence had been passed on correctly, the prime minister has admitted. Eight Britons were among...

From BTS to Blackpink: How K-pop took over the world

Selling out Wembley is no mean feat. But selling out Wembley in 90 minutes? Well, the Spice Girls unsurprisingly managed snapped-up-in-minutes sales with their comeback announcement last year. The Oasis reunion, should the Gallaghers ever...

Exclusive: Sri Lanka warned of threat hours before suicide attacks – sources

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, three sources...

FBI assisting Sri Lanka authorities with probe of bomb attacks: FBI

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is assisting Sri Lankan authorities with their investigation of the bomb attacks over the Easter weekend on three churches and four hotels, a spokeswoman for the U.S. law enforcement...

Putin and Kim to meet on Thursday, Kremlin confirms

Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un will meet in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok on Thursday, the Kremlin has confirmed. Russia's president and the North Korean leader will discuss political and diplomatic efforts...

Child abuse images still online six years after victim’s rescue

Photos of a child's sexual abuse are still being shared online, six years after she was rescued from her abuser. The Internet Watch Foundation's report Once Upon A Year chronicles the experience of a child...

Man held over murder of Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh

A man has been arrested after Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh was shot dead outside his Edinburgh home, police have said. Police said the suspect has been released pending further inquiries. Welsh, 48, was killed by...

Man held over murder of Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh

A man has been arrested after Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh was shot dead outside his Edinburgh home, police have said. Police said the suspect has been released pending further inquiries. Welsh, 48, was killed by...

Tory MP fined for false expenses invoices

Tory MP Christopher Davies has been fined £1,500 and ordered to carry out 50 hours of community service for submitting false expenses invoices. He was told he had committed "two very serious offences" which were...

Girl, 10, born without hands wins handwriting competition

A 10-year-old girl who was born without hands has won a handwriting competition in the US. Sara Hinesley, a pupil at St. John's Regional Catholic School in Frederick, Maryland, won the Nicholas Maxim award in...

JRR Tolkien’s family hit out at new biopic film

The family of author JRR Tolkien have said they do not approve of the upcoming biopic film made about his life. Famed for creating The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings, the British author's...

Police horse dies after being impaled by metal pole at football match

A police horse died at a football game on Easter Monday after being impaled on a metal pole in a "tragic accident". Morecambe, a member of Lancashire Constabulary's mounted branch, was pronounced dead on Seasiders...

Pair arrested after man stabbed to death in pub brawl

A man and teenager have been arrested after a 24-year-old barrister's clerk was stabbed to death in a brawl outside a pub. Joe O'Brien from Blackley, Manchester, died after suffering stab wounds outside the Royal...

French presidential candidate to face trial over fake jobs scandal

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore PARIS (Reuters) - Former French presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope will face trial over the fake jobs scandal that destroyed his 2017 campaign, a judicial source said on Tuesday. At one...

Sri Lanka detains Syrian in investigation of blasts; toll rises to 321

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore FBI TO HELP The bombs brought a shattering end to a relative calm that had existed in the Buddhist-majority Indian Ocean island since a bitter civil war fought by Tamil separatists ended 10 years...

Zelenskiy faces battles with Ukraine’s hostile parliament

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Andriy Sadovyi, head of the Samopomich party, the second largest opposition group in parliament, announced two days before the vote he was garnering support for a parliamentary bill to weaken the presidency. The opening...

Singapore PM promotes would-be successor to deputy

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was promoted to deputy prime minister on Tuesday, strengthening expectations he will take over as the next leader of the wealthy city-state. Heng’s promotion will...

On South America’s largest solar farm, Chinese power radiates

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Local officials said they had sought help at home, the United States and Europe without success. Potential lenders and partners, they said, were spooked by the project’s size and the fiscal woes of Jujuy...

China shows off new destroyer as Xi views naval parade

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Xi is overseeing a sweeping plan to refurbish the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) by developing everything from stealth jets to aircraft carriers as China ramps up its presence in the disputed South China Sea...

New IRA apologizes for journalist’s killing, police arrest woman

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore BELFAST (Reuters) - The New IRA militant Irish nationalist group has apologized for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee - its first acknowledgement that one of its members was involved, the Irish News newspaper...

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake kills 16

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore A rescuer assists a search dog as they try to reach survivors at a collapsed four-storey building following an earthquake in Porac town,, Pampanga province, Philippines, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez“We can still hear...

Town evacuated after mountain fire in North Wales

Twenty homes have been evacuated in a town in North Wales after a fire broke out on a mountain following the Easter weekend's record-breaking temperatures. North Wales fire and rescue are dealing with the blaze...

Labour MP apologises over fake Israel attack video

A Labour MP has come under fire for posting a video he claimed showed Israeli soldiers attacking Palestinian children "for fun", but which appears to have actually been filmed in Guatemala. Grahame Morris apologised after...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in Russia on Thursday: report

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The visit is part of Kim’s effort to build foreign support for his economic development plans, analysts said, after the breakdown of a second U.S.-North Korea summit in Vietnam in February meant no relief...

Donald Trump’s state visit to UK confirmed for June

Donald Trump will make a three-day state visit to the UK from 3 June, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. The Queen invited the president and his wife to the UK from 3 June until 5 June,...

Indian PM votes in general election, calls for national security

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore In all, 188 million Indians are eligible to vote in 117 constituencies during the day, across 15 states and federally controlled territories. India’s parliament has 545 members. Nearly 24 percent of those eligible had...

Woman, 57, arrested over murder of journalist in Londonderry

A 57-year-old woman has been arrested in Derry in connection with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee. The woman was arrested under the terrorism act and has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite, the...

Brother and sister among British victims in Sri Lanka bombings

Two teenagers have been confirmed as among the Britons to have been killed in the Sri Lanka terror attacks on Easter Sunday. Eight British nationals died when suicide bombers targeted churches and hotels, killing at...

Kazakhstan’s Tokayev gets veteran leader’s backing for presidency

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The move eliminates much of the uncertainty about Kazakhstan’s political transition plans that had concerned foreign investors who have pumped tens of billions of dollars into its energy and mining industries. Nazarbayev, who leads...

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg dies at 98

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore BRUSSELS - Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial center before abdicating and handing over to his son, has died at the age of 98....

Oil prices at 2019 high as Trump takes aim at Iran

The cost of Brent crude oil has surged to its highest level since last November after the US signalled it was to step up economic pressure on Iran. The Trump administration had announced on Monday...

India’s polarized politics: how two teenagers will vote after surviving riots

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The attack in the Naroda Patiya area of the state’s biggest city was among scores of clashes in which more than 800 Muslims and 255 Hindus were killed in the month-long violence in...

Japan’s 10-day break to fete new emperor may breathe life into economy

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Breweries, hotels, retailers, restaurants and train operators are all expected to benefit from the holiday, which runs from April 27 to May 6. Banks, schools, government offices and many businesses will be closed. A...

Sri Lanka wakes to emergency law after Easter bombing attacks

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore No group has yet to claim responsibility for Easter Sunday’s attacks on three churches and four luxury hotels that also wounded about 500 people. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said the number of people arrested...
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Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll soars to 290 – BBC News

The death toll in Sri Lanka has soared to 290 after a wave of blasts hit churches and luxury hotels across the country on Sunday. Police said that 24 people have been arrested, but it...

Goldman says removal of Iran oil sanctions waivers to have limited impact

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs expects the United States’ decision to end waivers from sanctions on imports of Iranian oil to have a limited impact on prices, even though the timing of the halt is...

India to get extra oil from major producers to make up for Iran oil...

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will get additional supplies from other major oil producing countries to compensate for loss of Iranian oil, India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted on Tuesday. The...

Chinese people love peace, Xi says as kicks off major naval parade

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Xi is overseeing a sweeping plan to refurbish the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) by developing everything from stealth jets to aircraft carriers as China ramps up its presence in the disputed South China Sea...

Japan expects little impact from U.S. scrapping Iran oil waivers

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore The United States on Monday demanded all buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran’s oil revenues that sent benchmark crude prices to six-month...

Myanmar’s top court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore “They were sentenced for seven years and this decision stands, and the appeal is rejected,” Supreme Court Justice Soe Naing told the court in the capital, Naypyitaw, without elaborating. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw...

Indian PM Modi votes in third phase of mammoth general election

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore In all, 188 million voters are eligible to cast ballots in 117 constituencies during the day across 15 states and federally controlled territories. India’s parliament has 545 members. The general election, which has seven...

End to Iran sanction waivers only bullish for oil prices in short term: Barclays

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore (Reuters) - The U.S. push to reduce Iranian oil exports to zero will tighten crude markets significantly in the short term, but is unlikely to have a big effect on prices over a longer...

Mexico flags U.S. border delays as harmful to both countries

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Delays along the U.S.-Mexico border began late last month after U.S. border agents were moved to handle an influx of migrants, slowing the flow of both goods and people. The staffing shortages came shortly...

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore PORAC, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the country’s biggest island,...

Video shows suspected suicide bomber entering Sri Lanka church

CCTV footage has emerged of a suspected suicide bomber entering St Sebastian's Church in Negombo moments before an explosion ripped through the building. The Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, said at least 110 people...

Climate change protest to move to Parliament Square

Climate change protesters will march on Parliament Square later this morning, Sky News understands. Extinction Rebellion, the group behind the ongoing protests, is thought to be planning to remain in the square until Thursday. On Twitter...

Teen climate activist tells MPs: ‘Our future’s been sold’

Climate change protesters will march on Parliament Square later this morning, Sky News understands. Extinction Rebellion, the group behind the ongoing protests, is thought to be planning to remain in the square until Thursday. On Twitter...

71 charged over London climate change protests

Climate change protesters will march on Parliament Square later this morning, Sky News understands. Extinction Rebellion, the group behind the ongoing protests, is thought to be planning to remain in the square until Thursday....

New IRA apologises for murder of journalist Lyra McKee

The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry. Ms McKee, 29, was shot in the head as she covered rioting on the Creggan estate in Derry on Thursday...

Health chiefs ‘ignoring warnings’ over e-cigarette risks

An academic and a doctor have accused Public Health England of ignoring growing evidence on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes. Martin McKee, professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical...

Spanish general election candidates clash over Catalonia

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore Spain’s parliamentary election on April 28, one of the country’s most divisive since its return to democracy in the late 1970s, is being fought more on emotional and identity issues, such as Catalonia’s botched...

Factbox: Key facts about Japan’s imperial system

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito, 85, will abdicate on April 30, the first Japanese monarch to do so in about two centuries. He will be succeeded by Crown Prince Naruhito, 59. Here are...

Brazil’s president does not think truckers have reason to strike: spokesman

MarketsWorldPoliticsTVMore BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro believes there is no reason for the country’s truckers to go on strike, his spokesman said on Monday. General Otavio Rego Barros told reporters in Brasilia that...

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