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Trump-Putin summit: US seeks better ties with Russia

Trump-Putin summit: US seeks better ties with Russia

Media captionThe moment President Trump meets counterpart Vladimir Putin. US President Donald Trump has said getting on with Russia is “a good thing, not a bad thing” at the start of his first summit with Vladimir Putin. Mr Trump said he hoped for an “extraordinary relationship” as the two presidents met in Helsinki, Finland. Earlier, […]

World Cup: Pussy Riot protesters charged over pitch demonstration

World Cup: Pussy Riot protesters charged over pitch demonstration

Image copyright Reuters Image caption One of the pitch invaders high-fived France’s MbappĂ© Russian authorities have charged four members of the punk activist group Pussy Riot for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch. They are accused of violating the rules for spectators at sporting events and of wearing police uniforms illegally. […]

World Cup: Paris renames stations for France heroes’ welcome

World Cup: Paris renames stations for France heroes’ welcome

Image copyright RATP Image caption Bercy station was given the adage Les Bleus, in honour of the French team The Paris metro has temporarily renamed six stations in honour of France’s World Cup victors, as the capital prepares to salute their return. The French coach’s name features at two stops. Notre-Dame des Champs becomes Notre […]

Migration figures: Record number of EU citizens emigrate from UK

Migration figures: Record number of EU citizens emigrate from UK

Image copyright Alamy The number of EU citizens who emigrated from the UK last year is the highest on record, the Office for National Statistics has said. A total of 139,000 left the country in 2017. The only other year when the EU emigration figures came close was in 2008, when the figure was 134,000. […]

Trump-Putin summit: US leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

Trump-Putin summit: US leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump arrived in Finland with First Lady Melania Trump US President Donald Trump will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, ending a tumultuous European tour in which he criticised his allies. Mr Trump said he had “low expectations” ahead of the talks in the Finnish capital, […]

Iran nuclear deal: US rejects EU plea for sanctions exemption

Iran nuclear deal: US rejects EU plea for sanctions exemption

Image copyright AFP Image caption European companies have invested heavily in Iran’s energy sector The US has rebuffed high-level pleas from the European Union to grant exemptions to European companies from its sanctions against Iran. In a letter to European nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US rejected the appeal because it wants […]

World Cup 2018: France beat Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final

World Cup 2018: France beat Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: France 4-2 Croatia highlights France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia’s bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. Didier Deschamps’ side repeated the success on home soil at France ’98 by a margin that hardly […]

Italy allows migrants to land in Sicily

Italy allows migrants to land in Sicily

Image copyright EPA Image caption Women and children were allowed to land at Pozzallo on Sunday Italy will allow 450 migrants who were picked up from an overcrowded boat on Saturday to disembark in Sicily. The decision was taken after Italy said that France, Germany, Malta, Portugal and Spain had each agreed to take 50 […]

Trump criticises Obama over US 2016 election hack

Trump criticises Obama over US 2016 election hack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The leaders will reportedly discuss US-Russia relations and national security issues on Monday US President Donald Trump has criticised the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama over alleged Russian hacking to help him win the 2016 presidential election. “Why didn’t they do something about it?” he tweeted, adding that Mr […]

Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Ryanair plane descended 8,000m in seven minutes, observers say More than 30 Ryanair passengers, some bleeding from their ears, have received hospital treatment in Germany after their plane to Croatia lost cabin pressure, German police say. Flight FR7312 from Dublin to Zadar made an emergency landing in Frankfurt. The […]

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