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Trèbes attack: Vegan activist in court over butcher post

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Butcher Christian Medvès was killed at the supermarket where he worked in Trèbes A vegan activist in France who posted a Facebook message said to be insulting to a butcher killed by an Islamist militant during an attack last week is due to appear in court, reports say. She is […]

Brexit: Theresa May vows to keep UK ‘strong and united’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Theresa May has pledged to keep the UK “strong and united” after Brexit as she marks a year to go until the UK’s departure from the European Union. The PM is to visit England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, appealing to those for and against Brexit. There are just months left to […]

France soldiers attacked: Driver tries to ram troops

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police are searching for the man, who sped off after driving at soldiers A driver is on the run after trying to ram a car into a group of soldiers jogging near their barracks in south-eastern France. Soldiers of the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment managed to avoid the oncoming vehicle […]

Brexit: The top five clichés

There are some words and phrases about Brexit that politicians just can’t seem to live without. One year on from Theresa May getting the Brexit ball rolling, here’s our cliché countdown. Produced and narrated by Larissa Kennelly Brexit: The top five clichés

Mireille Knoll: Crowds jeer French far-right, far-left leaders after ‘anti-Semitic’ murder

Image copyright EPA Image caption Marine Le Pen (centre) said the protesters were heckling “the wrong enemy” France’s far-right and far-left leaders have been booed during a Paris rally after a Jewish woman was killed in what is being treated as anti-Semitic crime. Marine Le Pen of the National Front (FN) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon of […]

Brexit: Theresa May vows to keep UK ‘strong and united’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Theresa May has pledged to keep the UK “strong and united” after Brexit as she marks a year to go until the UK’s departure from the European Union. The PM is to visit England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, appealing to those for and against Brexit. There are just months left to […]

Mireille Knoll: Crowds jeer French far-right, far-left leaders after ‘anti-Semitic’ murder

Image copyright EPA Image caption Marine Le Pen (centre) said the protesters were heckling “the wrong enemy” France’s far-right and far-left leaders have been booed during a Paris rally after a Jewish woman was killed in what is being treated as anti-Semitic crime. Marine Le Pen of the National Front (FN) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon of […]

MPs to probe Russian money laundering through UK property

Image copyright Paul Biryukov/Getty Images MPs are to probe the scale of money laundering in the UK, including property bought with suspected Russian “dirty money”. It follows claims that £4.4bn of UK property may have been bought with suspicious wealth, with more than a fifth, or £880m, purchased by Russians. UK and Russia relations are […]

Mireille Knoll: Crowds jeer French far-right, far-left leaders after ‘anti-Semitic’ murder

Image copyright EPA Image caption Marine Le Pen (centre) said the protesters were heckling “the wrong enemy” France’s far-right and far-left leaders have been booed during a Paris rally after a Jewish woman was killed in what is being treated as anti-Semitic crime. Marine Le Pen of the National Front (FN) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon of […]

Poland signs $4.75bn deal to buy US Patriot missiles

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Patriot system is intended to defend against aircraft, cruise and ballistic missiles Poland has signed an agreement to buy the Patriot missile defence system from the US, in a move that is likely to anger Russia. President Andrzej Duda said the “historic” $4.75bn (£3.4bn) deal gave Poland “state-of-the-art” […]