Syria: Turkey war planes launch strikes on Afrin

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish war planes hit Kurdish positions on the Syrian side of the border on Saturday Turkish war planes have launched air strikes on Kurdish positions in northern Syria, in a move likely to cause tensions with the US. Turkey wants to oust these Kurdish fighters from Syria’s Afrin region, which […]

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. […]

Paul Bocuse: Top French chef dies at 91

Image copyright AFP Image caption Paul Bocuse has been described as the “pope” of French gastronomy France’s most-celebrated chef Paul Bocuse has died at the age of 91, after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for several years. He died in his famous restaurant near Lyon, a local chef close to the family told AFP news agency. […]

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. […]

Turkey bus crash: Eleven killed in motorway accident

Turkey bus crash: Eleven killed in motorway accident

Eleven people have been killed after a bus taking families on a school holiday skiing trip crashed while travelling on a motorway in north-western Turkey, local officials say. Some 46 others were injured in the accident, they add. The bus was travelling overnight from the capital, Ankara, to the Uludag resort near the city of […]

Australian Open: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic into fourth round

Djokovic received lengthy medical attention early in the second set Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both reached round four of the Australian Open with straight-set wins – although the Serb suffered an injury scare. Switzerland’s five-time champion Federer beat Richard Gasquet 6-2 7-5 6-4 to progress to the last 16. Six-time winner Djokovic had treatment […]

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. […]

Czech PM Andrej Babis stripped of immunity amid fraud claims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Babis says the accusations against him are politically motivated The Czech parliament has stripped Prime Minister Andrej Babis of his immunity as a lawmaker, allowing the police to investigate his alleged role in a subsidy fraud. He is accused of hiding ownership of a farm to get €2m (£1.8m; […]

Europe storm: Germany in huge clean-up as trains run again

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many fallen trees are still blocking railway lines across Germany Rail services are getting back to normal in Germany as trees and other debris are cleared from lines hit by a severe storm that claimed eight lives. Three people died earlier in the Netherlands in accidents caused by hurricane-strength winds. […]

Patricia Dagorn: France’s ‘Black Widow’ jailed for poisonings

Image copyright AFP Image caption Dagorn was convicted for killing two men and poisoning two others A woman dubbed “the Black Widow of the Riviera” has been jailed for 22 years in southern France for killing two elderly men and poisoning two others. Prosecutors in Nice said Patricia Dagorn was a “perverted narcissist” who tried […]

1 2 3 125