Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained

Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained Alexandre Benalla was identified by a newspaper as a man recorded beating a May Day protester. Emmanuel Macron, flanked by his bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla, pictured in 2016 (AP) A...

Japanese Princess Mako begins visit to Brazil’s biggest city

Japanese Princess Mako begins visit to Brazil’s biggest city Nearly two million Japanese people or their descendants live in Brazil – mainly in Sao Paulo. Japan’s Princess Mako visits the Botanical Gardens in Rio de Janeiro...

Russian woman’s arrest unacceptable, Lavrov tells Pompeo

Russian woman’s arrest unacceptable, Lavrov tells Pompeo The Russian foreign minister has complained to the top US diplomat over the arrest of 29-year-old Maria Butina on suspicion of espionage. Maria Butina (AP) Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after shots fired at soldiers

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after shots fired at soldiers Israel’s military said it struck eight Hamas positions after its soldiers came under fire. Palestinians inspect a military observation post that was hit by an...

Trump claims ex-lawyer’s phone recording ‘perhaps illegal’

Trump claims ex-lawyer’s phone recording ‘perhaps illegal’ Michael Cohen secretly recorded a discussion with the president over a potential payment for a former Playboy model. Donald Trump insisted he has done nothing wrong (AP) US president Donald...

Pogba and team-mates may be out of Africa but are proud Frenchmen

Pogba and team-mates may be out of Africa but are proud Frenchmen France’s first lady Brigitte Macron takes hands-on approach to the World Cup with Paul Pogba. Photo: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters As France continues to bask in...

Death toll climbs to 17 after Missouri tourist boat capsizes

Death toll climbs to 17 after Missouri tourist boat capsizes The bodies of four people missing after the accident involving an amphibious duck boat have now been recovered. Emergency workers patrol the area (AP) Divers have found...

1.5m health records hacked in cyber attack targeting Singapore PM

1.5m health records hacked in cyber attack targeting Singapore PM Attackers repeatedly targeted cancer survivor Lee Hsien Loong’s personal data and information on medicine dispensed to him. Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (AP) A cyber attack...

Facebook suspends data firm in fresh probe

Facebook suspends data firm in fresh probe Facebook (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Facebook has suspended analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares data from the site and its Instagram platform. The social media giant...

Russian call for Ukraine referendum illegitimate – White House

Russian call for Ukraine referendum illegitimate – White House Moscow’s ambassador to the US earlier revealed that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had discussed the possibility. Mr Putin was said to have discussed the possibility with...

Recent Posts