London attack: Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents

London attack: Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents

Image copyright H. Attai Image caption The white van, in the centre of this photo, is believed to have been used in the attack on London Bridge Six people have been killed in a terrorist incident in central London in which three attackers were shot dead by police, Scotland Yard has said. Police and ambulances […]

Trump ‘does believe in climate change’, as US ambassador to UN

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US president’s decision led to protests against the withdrawal from the Paris agreement US President Donald Trump “believes the climate is changing and he believes pollutants are part of the equation”, says the US ambassador to the UN. He know “the US has to be responsible for it […]

Trump climate deal: US can fulfil pledges, says Michael Bloomberg

Image copyright EPA Image caption Michael Bloomberg: “Americans don’t need Washington to meet our Paris commitments” The US can still meet its commitments to fight climate change, despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris accord, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said. He argued this could be done “through partnerships among cities, states […]

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande visits injured fans

Image copyright Lauren Thorpe Image caption Ariana Grande stopped to comfort injured fans, including eight-year-old Lily Harrison US singer Ariana Grande has visited fans injured in last month’s terror attack at her Manchester concert. The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert […]

UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Paris accord aims to keep the global average rise in temperatures below 2C UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it is “absolutely essential” that the world unite to combat the threat from climate change. Speaking in New York, Mr Guterres said if any country doubted the need for […]

N Korea fires Scud missile into sea, its third test in three weeks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The launch comes a day after reports that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un supervised an anti-aircraft system test North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile, the third apparently successful test in as many weeks. The Scud flew about 450km (280 miles) before landing in Japanese waters, prompting Japan to […]

Portland attack: $600,000 raised for ‘heroes’ killed defending Muslim teen

Image copyright Facebook/Aurora Dachen Image caption Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, who died in the attack, was called “a shining bright star” by his mother More than $600,000 (£468,000) has been raised for the families of the three US men attacked while defending a Muslim teenager and her friend on a train. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky […]

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny – US media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jared Kushner (right) is a senior adviser to President Trump President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russia investigation, US media report. Investigators believe he has significant information relevant to the inquiry, US officials told NBC News. The FBI is […]

Brazil protests: Ministerial building set on fire during clashes

Media captionFootage showed rubber bullets and tear gas being used against some demonstrators Angry demonstrators in Brasilia have started a fire inside the ministry of agriculture and have damaged several other ministerial buildings. Brazilian authorities estimate around 35,000 are marching in the capital. Troops are being deployed to defend government buildings and there is a […]

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt

Media captionManchester Arena incident after Ariana Grande concert Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at about 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. The cause is unknown but PM Theresa May said her thoughts […]