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Russian top cop faces down Sherlock gags

Russian top cop faces down Sherlock gags

Image copyright sledcom.ru Image caption ‘The Case of Bastrykin’s Magnifying Glass’ has captivated the Russian media Russia’s chief police investigator has become the butt of jokes and internet memes after he used a magnifying glass to study a laptop. Alexander Bastrykin and his Investigative Committee colleagues are seen examining evidence on screen at their Moscow […]

Mueller report: Trump triumphant after being cleared of collusion

Mueller report: Trump triumphant after being cleared of collusion

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMueller report: One summary, two interpretations Donald Trump claims he has been completely exonerated by an inquiry into allegations Russia conspired to help him win the 2016 election. A summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report released on Sunday found the Trump campaign had not conspired […]

'Historic day' – French-German parliament meets

'Historic day' – French-German parliament meets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 50 deputies from Germany have travelled to France’s parliament for the joint session France and Germany are holding their first joint parliamentary session as part of their commitment to forging closer ties. The 50 deputies from each country are from almost all political parties, proportional to their numbers in […]

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jet Airways is India’s oldest private airline The founder of cash-strapped Indian airline Jet Airways has stepped down as chairman of the company. Naresh Goyal’s resignation will likely pave the way for potential investors to save India’s oldest private carrier. They were held back by Mr Goyal’s reluctance to […]

Rock enigma Scott Walker dies aged 76

Rock enigma Scott Walker dies aged 76

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Walker was a reclusive and often contradictory figure Scott Walker, one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in rock history, has died at the age of 76. The US star, whose songs included The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore and Joanna, influenced everyone from David Bowie to Jarvis […]

Seven injured as Gaza rocket hits home in central Israel

Seven injured as Gaza rocket hits home in central Israel

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Israeli officials say the house in Mishmeret caught fire after being by the rocket Seven people have been injured after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in central Israel, police say. The rocket came down at 05:20 local time (03:20 GMT) on Monday in an […]

Asia stocks: Markets sink as global growth jitters spread

Asia stocks: Markets sink as global growth jitters spread

Image copyright Getty Images Asian stocks sank on Monday amid growing concerns of a slowdown in the global economy. Investors dumped stocks in favour of safer bonds, driving Japan’s Nikkei index down more than 3%. The losses in Asia tracked a global stock sell-off on Friday, fuelled by downbeat data and a cautious Federal Reserve. […]

Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry

Christchurch attack: New Zealand's Ardern orders top-level inquiry

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister said the inquiry would look at the role social media played in the attacks New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has ordered a top-level inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks that left 50 people dead. She said a royal commission would examine whether police and intelligence […]

The woman bringing Mandarin to Uganda

The woman bringing Mandarin to Uganda

Image caption Wang Li Hong Sooma in a class in Kampala, Uganda Wang Li Hong Sooma, who moved to East Africa from China more than two decades ago, is determined to teach Ugandans how to speak Mandarin. She and her Ugandan husband, Ayub Sooma, are organising nine-month intensive courses for secondary school teachers to learn […]

Cyclone Veronica: Destructive winds and rain lash Australia

Cyclone Veronica: Destructive winds and rain lash Australia

Image copyright EPA/NASA WORLDVIEW Image caption Satellite imagery shows Cyclone Veronica just off the north-west coast of Australia A second cyclone within 48 hours has brought destructive winds and torrential rains to coastal regions of Australia. Cyclone Veronica lingered about 95km (60 miles) off the nation’s north-west coast on Monday, officials said. Despite no longer […]

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