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Theresa May: Brexit won’t be easier if I’m ousted

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May has told her critics that getting rid of her as PM would not make delivering Brexit any easier. Mrs May, who has been facing calls for a no-confidence vote from some of her MPs since her draft plan for leaving the EU was published on Wednesday, said ousting her would […]

France fuel protest: One dead in ‘yellow vest’ blockades

Media captionThousands march in France over diesel tax One protester has died and more than 200 were injured as more than a quarter of a million people took to the streets of France, angry at rising fuel prices. The female protester who died was struck after a driver surrounded by demonstrators panicked and accelerated. The […]

Shrinking Swiss glacier hosts world’s largest postcard

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Organisers set the challenge to raise awareness of climate change The snow-capped majesty of the Swiss Alps has dazzled many a tourist. And on Friday, the region played host to the planet’s largest postcard. Laid out on the shrinking Aletsch Glacier, this huge mosaic is actually made from 125,000 […]

France fuel protest: One dead in ‘yellow vest’ blockades

Media captionThousands march in France over diesel tax One protester has died and more than 200 were injured as more than a quarter of a million people took to the streets of France, angry at rising fuel prices. The female protester who died was struck after a driver surrounded by demonstrators panicked and accelerated. The […]

France fuel protest: One dead in ‘yellow vest’ blockades

Media captionThousands march in France over diesel tax One protester has died and more than 200 were injured as more than a quarter of a million people took to the streets of France, angry at rising fuel prices. The female protester who died was struck after a driver surrounded by demonstrators panicked and accelerated. The […]

France fuel protest: One dead in ‘yellow vest’ blockades

Image copyright Reuters Image caption “Yellow vest” protesters have blocked a route between Paris and Brussels A protester has died in an accident and there are also reports of injuries as demonstrators angry at rising fuel prices disrupt traffic across France. The female protester was struck after a driver surrounded by demonstrators panicked and accelerated, […]

France ‘yellow vest’ anti-Macron fuel protests begin

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters have begun blocking roads such as this route near the south-eastern town of ChambĂ©ry Drivers have begun disrupting traffic across France by blocking roads, bridges and toll booths in a mass protest at rising fuel prices. Dubbed the “yellow vests” after the high-visibility jackets they use as their symbol, […]

French fuel protests against Macron over rising prices

Image copyright AFP Image caption Philippe Salmon from the Bordeaux region is getting his yellow vest on Drivers plan to disrupt traffic across France on Saturday by blocking roads, bridges and toll booths in a mass protest at rising fuel prices. Dubbed the “yellow vests” after the high-visibility jackets they use as their symbol, they […]

Brexiteers seek to shift May on EU deal

Image copyright Getty Images/PA/Getty Images/EPA/Reuters Image caption Michael Gove, Liam Fox, Andrea Leadsom, Chris Grayling and Penny Mordaunt A group of five ministers in Theresa May’s top team are hoping to persuade her to make changes to her draft Brexit deal, the BBC understands. Andrea Leadsom, leader of the Commons, is believed to be coordinating […]

Netherlands 2-0 France: Dutch beat world champions to relegate Germany

Georginio Wijnaldum has now scored 10 international goals The Netherlands deservedly beat France in the Uefa Nations League to end the world champions’ 15-game unbeaten run and relegate Germany. Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum struck from close range after Hugo Lloris parried a Ryan Babel shot. Lloris made a host of top saves to stop a […]

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