Tag: World News

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White nationalist US Coast Guard officer 'plotted to kill Democrats and journalists'

White nationalist US Coast Guard officer 'plotted to kill Democrats and journalists'

A US Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist was plotting to kill a list of prominent Democrat politicians and journalists bef ...
France may encourage 'sick' employees to work from home in anti-absenteeism drive

France may encourage 'sick' employees to work from home in anti-absenteeism drive

France is mulling tackling a rising tide of workers taking sick leave by encouraging them to work from home when ill. Sick leave costs France’s so ...
Saudi sisters stopped in Hong Kong as they flee kingdom

Saudi sisters stopped in Hong Kong as they flee kingdom

Two young Saudi sisters in Hong Kong said on Thursday they had been intercepted by kingdom officials at the city's airport while attempting to esc ...
Pope Francis presents action plan for tackling clerical sex abuse but victims dismiss it as inadequate

Pope Francis presents action plan for tackling clerical sex abuse but victims dismiss it as inadequate

Pope Francis put forward a 21-point plan for combating the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests on Thursday, but the proposals were dismis ...
Maduro orders borders closed as tensions mount over aid and rival music concerts

Maduro orders borders closed as tensions mount over aid and rival music concerts

“Doing an event as big as this, with so many people, is quite risky, because we don’t know what the reaction will be from the other side of the bo ...
Peter Tork of The Monkees dies aged 77

Peter Tork of The Monkees dies aged 77

Peter Tork, singer and bass guitarist with The Monkees, has died aged 77. The actor and musician was best known as the keyboardist and bassist in ...
German arms manufacturer fined £3m for illegal gun sales to Mexico

German arms manufacturer fined £3m for illegal gun sales to Mexico

One of Germany’s best known arms manufacturers was fined €3.7m (£3.2m) by the country’s courts on Thursday for illegal weapons sales to Mexico. Th ...
Trump-Kim summit: North Korea nuclear talks in Hanoi – all you need to know 

Trump-Kim summit: North Korea nuclear talks in Hanoi – all you need to know 

Mr Trump later said the issue of denuclearisation was "largely solved". In his New Year address last month, Kim even pledged not to test any more ...
Jeremy Corbyn says Shamima Begum 'should be allowed back to Britain' for 'support she needs'

Jeremy Corbyn says Shamima Begum 'should be allowed back to Britain' for 'support she needs'

"Indeed, I question the right of the Home Secretary to have these powers when the original law was brought in by Theresa May when she was Home Sec ...
World's biggest Nutella factory halts production over 'quality defect'

World's biggest Nutella factory halts production over 'quality defect'

The world’s biggest Nutella factory in Normandy has halted production after “quality defects” were found in the one of the ingredients of the fame ...
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