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Ariana Grande breaks down talking about Manchester Arena attack

Ariana Grande breaks down talking about Manchester Arena attack

Image copyright Getty Images Ariana Grande broke down in tears when talking about last year’s Manchester attack and its aftermath. Speaking about her track Get Well Soon, the singer said: “People are permanently affected by this stuff. It changes everything.” A suicide bombing killed 22 people at her concert in May 2017 at the Manchester […]

'Hero' British paraglider killed in Macedonia mid-air crash

'Hero' British paraglider killed in Macedonia mid-air crash

Image copyright Innes Powell Image caption Innes Powell was hailed a hero for risking his life to save another paraglider A “hero” paraglider has died after a mid-air collision with another pilot in Macedonia. Innes Powell, 54, crashed into Ukranian Igor Volov, 56, ahead of the final race of the British Open in Krusevo on […]

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus extradites suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus extradites suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Mustafa fought extradition to his home country for more than two years An Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Cyprus has been deported to his home country after a two-year extradition battle. Seif al-Din Mustafa is accused of using a fake suicide belt on an […]

Australia drought: New South Wales town 'mobbed' by thirsty emus

Australia drought: New South Wales town 'mobbed' by thirsty emus

Image copyright Reuters Image caption At least five emus have been hit by cars in the town of Broken Hill Large numbers of emus have been flocking to an outback mining town in New South Wales as Australia continues to struggle with extreme drought. The flightless birds are desperately searching for food and water in […]

China arrests over Tang Dynasty relic thefts

China arrests over Tang Dynasty relic thefts

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ancient relics have been stolen from a Tang Dynasty burial site, Chinese police say Chinese police have arrested 26 people suspected of stealing relics from an ancient burial site. The gang allegedly seized almost 650 objects, including gold and silver cutlery and jewellery, from the Dulan Tombs, which lie on […]

Kerala floods: Rescue efforts step up as rains begin to ease

Kerala floods: Rescue efforts step up as rains begin to ease

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Torrents of water have rushed through towns and villages in the southern Indian state of Kerala Rescue efforts are being stepped up in the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala, where monsoon rains have eased for now. The India Meteorological Department has removed a red weather alert from all districts, though […]

Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Don McGahn had answered the questions “fulsomely and honestly”, his lawyer said The top lawyer in the White House is “co-operating extensively” with the Russia inquiry into election meddling, the New York Times reports. Donald McGahn has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts of episodes at the heart of the […]

Backstreet Boys fans hurt in Oklahoma storm

Backstreet Boys fans hurt in Oklahoma storm

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A metal structure at the entrance to the venue collapsed in Saturday’s storm At least 14 Backstreet Boys fans have been injured after a metal structure at an outdoor concert venue collapsed in a storm in the US state of Oklahoma. Staff were evacuating fans when rain and winds of […]

French connection: How Catalonia got its ballot papers

French connection: How Catalonia got its ballot papers

Image copyright Getty Images This time last year the Catalan government was busily preparing for a vote on independence, even though the parliament had yet to give its final approval. One puzzle was how to obtain ballot papers and ballot boxes – and how to prevent them being seized in advance. The BBC’s Niall O’Gallagher […]

End of Greek bailouts offers little hope to young

End of Greek bailouts offers little hope to young

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than eight years of brutal cuts led to anger at both Greek leaders and European lenders On Monday, Greece ends its third and final financial bailout programme, having received more than €300bn (£269bn; $342bn) over eight years. The government and its European lenders are keen to paint the […]