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Top EU official confesses he has 'Brexit fatigue'

21st February 2019 | Comments Off on Top EU official confesses he has 'Brexit fatigue'

This post was originally published on this site By Greg Heffer, political reporter Perhaps sharing the same thoughts as the British public, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted he has “Brexit fatigue”. Some 695 days since the UK notified the EU of its intention to leave the bloc – and just 36 days until […]

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Harvey Weinstein: The fall of the king of Hollywood

21st February 2019 | Comments Off on Harvey Weinstein: The fall of the king of Hollywood

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'Violent clash' leaves Man City fan in critical condition

21st February 2019 | Comments Off on 'Violent clash' leaves Man City fan in critical condition

This post was originally published on this siteA Manchester City fan is fighting for his life after an alleged assault following their Champions League match against Schalke. City staff have stayed in Germany to support the 32-year-old supporter, who police say has suffered “a massive traumatic brain injury” and is being treated in hospital with […]

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Pope urges church to 'listen to cry of young' at sex abuse summit

21st February 2019 | Comments Off on Pope urges church to 'listen to cry of young' at sex abuse summit

This post was originally published on this sitePope Francis has urged the Catholic Church to “listen to the cry of the young, who want justice”, as he opened a landmark summit on preventing sex abuse. More than 30 years since the first abuse scandals erupted within the church, he told 190 leaders of bishops conferences […]

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Dublin Airport suspends flights after drone sighting

21st February 2019 | Comments Off on Dublin Airport suspends flights after drone sighting

This post was originally published on this site Dublin Airport was forced to temporarily suspend flights after a drone was spotted over the airfield. The airport said flights were delayed for “safety reasons” and passengers should check their airline’s website for updates. Passenger David Harrison tweeted he was sat on a plane on the airport’s […]

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At least 56 die in Bangladesh warehouse fire

21st February 2019 | Comments Off on At least 56 die in Bangladesh warehouse fire

This post was originally published on this siteAt least 56 people have died and dozens more have been injured in a warehouse fire in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. It is feared the number of dead could climb further as firefighters continue to search through the wreckage for more victims. The blaze broke out in the […]

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China backs 'ivory queen' jail term over 700 tusks

20th February 2019 | Comments Off on China backs 'ivory queen' jail term over 700 tusks

This post was originally published on this siteChina has backed a 15-year jail term handed to a Chinese woman known as the “ivory queen”, who was convicted of smuggling around 700 elephant tusks. Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman, was accused of running one of Africa’s biggest ivory-smuggling rings, responsible for smuggling £1.9m ($2.5m) worth of […]

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Faroe Islands to close for maintenance

20th February 2019 | Comments Off on Faroe Islands to close for maintenance

This post was originally published on this site By Lucia Binding, news reporter The Faroe Islands, a group of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic, will be closed to tourists for one weekend in April for a big clean-up. Located halfway between Iceland and Norway, the 18-island archipelago attracts 100,000 visitors a year and growing […]

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Putin warns of retaliation if US places missiles in Europe

20th February 2019 | Comments Off on Putin warns of retaliation if US places missiles in Europe

This post was originally published on this site By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent Vladimir Putin has warned Moscow will match any US move to deploy nuclear missiles closer to Russia by placing its own missiles closer to the US or by deploying new, faster missiles. The Russian president issued a clear message to American politicians in […]

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Saudis ready to share espionage with India

20th February 2019 | Comments Off on Saudis ready to share espionage with India

This post was originally published on this site By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter Saudi Arabia’s crown prince says his country is ready to share intelligence with India, a day after visiting India’s foe Pakistan with the aim of solving the Kashmir dispute. Mohammed bin Salman said, after talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, […]

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