UK fishing industry ‘will need EU market access’ post Brexit – BBC News

UK fishing industry ‘will need EU market access’ post Brexit – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The House of Lords report says that it fears the UK fishing industry might be marginalised in Brexit negotiations The UK fishing industry will need continued access to EU markets if it is to thrive after Brexit, a House of Lords report has warned. It also warns that Britain […]

Senior UK MPs to be briefed on dangers posed by Putin’s Russia – The Guardian

A cross-party group of senior MPs, including the shadow defence secretary, Nia Griffith, is to be briefed by officials in Finland and Estonia on the threat posed by Russia, in an attempt by the MPs to help suspend any sympathy British politicians may have with the Kremlin. A delegation of six MPs will meet officials […]

Nigeria church which collapsed killing dozens ‘had structural faults’

Nigeria church which collapsed killing dozens ‘had structural faults’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Reigners Bible Church was still under construction when it hosted hundreds of people for the consecration of a bishop A church in Nigeria that collapsed last Saturday killing dozens of people had multiple structural faults and no building permit, regulators say. The authorities ordered construction to stop on several occasions […]

Aleppo evacuation: Thousands wait to leave as new deal reached

Aleppo evacuation: Thousands wait to leave as new deal reached

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Aid workers say children are among those waiting in freezing temperatures in east Aleppo Trapped civilians and rebels are waiting to leave east Aleppo in Syria after a new deal was reportedly reached for evacuations to resume. Government and rebel sources say the agreement will allow people to leave several […]

Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Image copyright EPA Image caption Supporters of press freedom kept up their protests outside parliament in Warsaw Demonstrators in the Polish capital Warsaw have renewed their protest against government plans to restrict journalists’ access to parliament. Crowds gathered outside the presidential palace on Saturday morning and then marched to parliament. On Friday protesters blockaded the […]

Turkish bus attack: 13 off-duty soldiers killed by car bomb

Media captionFootage shows aftermath of blast on the bus A suicide car bomb in central Turkey has killed 13 soldiers aboard a bus and wounded 56 more, officials say. The blast destroyed the bus carrying soldiers visiting a local market in the city of Kayseri. An army spokesman said civilians may also have been injured. […]

PayAsUGym user details compromised in hack attack

PayAsUGym user details compromised in hack attack

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The fitness website said 300,000 email addresses and passwords were accessed Fitness website PayAsUGym has confirmed one of its servers has been hacked. The company, which sells passes for gyms around the UK, acknowledged that 300,000 email addresses and passwords of its members had been accessed on Thursday. […]

Decent broadband ‘denied’ to millions in UK

Decent broadband ‘denied’ to millions in UK

Image caption Broadband in many rural areas is still too slow, said communications regulator Ofcom More than 1.4 million homes in the UK cannot get decent broadband, a report from telecoms regulator Ofcom reveals. But the number of homes that cannot get a service of 10 megabits per second (mbps) or higher has fallen by […]

China accuses US of ‘hyping-up’ seizure of underwater drone

China accuses US of ‘hyping-up’ seizure of underwater drone

Image copyright US Navy Image caption The USNS Bowditch was in the region to conduct research China has accused the US of “hyping-up” an incident in which its navy seized a US underwater drone in international waters in the South China Sea. The Pentagon said it was being used to carry out scientific research and […]