Nigel Farage: UKIP’s Henry Bolton can emulate Corbyn

Nigel Farage: UKIP’s Henry Bolton can emulate Corbyn

Image copyright EPA Image caption Nigel Farage said UKIP still had a role to play in the Brexit debate UKIP leader Henry Bolton can emulate Jeremy Corbyn by winning over party members to keep his job, his predecessor Nigel Farage has claimed. Mr Farage said his successor had shown “very bad judgement” in recent weeks […]

Trump-Russia: Jeff Sessions questioned in Mueller inquiry

Trump-Russia: Jeff Sessions questioned in Mueller inquiry

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Sessions was one of Mr Trump’s earliest congressional supporters US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned by investigators examining whether Russia colluded with the Trump campaign in the 2016 election. A Department of Justice (DOJ) spokeswoman confirmed to the BBC the attorney general’s interview last week. Mr Sessions […]

The Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations

The Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations

Media captionFind out the key Oscar nominees for 2018 The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced, with The Shape of Water leading the field. Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance received 13 nominations, including best picture. World War Two drama Dunkirk follows with eight nominations, while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri received seven. […]

US slaps ‘America First’ tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

US slaps ‘America First’ tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

Image copyright AFP Image caption China and South Korea reacted angrily to the move The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. The move is in line with President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition. A spokesman said the administration would […]

Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, dies aged 96

Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, dies aged 96

Image caption Part of the original Rosie the Riveter poster. “We can do it!” reads the caption above. In 2016, six years after he began a painstaking search for a woman in an old photograph, Professor James Kimble found himself, flowers in hand, at Naomi Parker Fraley’s house in California. He believed that Parker Fraley, […]

Uganda’s Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

Uganda’s Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Museveni has said he appreciates Trump’s frank language President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has given a speech declaring his “love” for US President Donald Trump. Earlier this month, Mr Trump was accused of referring to African nations as “shithole” countries during an immigration meeting. Mr Trump has denied making […]

Crypto-cash boom prompts graphics card rationing

Crypto-cash boom prompts graphics card rationing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Producing or mining crypto-coins uses lots of computers to do complicated maths Booming interest in crypto-currencies has been blamed for pushing up the prices of graphics cards. The cards are popular because they speed up the process of minting or “mining” crypto-coins. Keen miners are buying graphics cards in […]

Intel tells users to stop installing chip patches

Intel tells users to stop installing chip patches

Image caption Spectre and Meltdown were researched for months before information was made public Software patches issued to fix serious security flaws on Intel chips should no longer be applied, the company has said. The patches tried to tackle flaws called Meltdown and Spectre that, if exploited, could expose important data. Many reported that their […]

Boris Johnson pushing for more cash for NHS

Boris Johnson pushing for more cash for NHS

Media captionHammond: Boris Johnson is foreign secretary (not health secretary) Boris Johnson is to push for an extra £100m a week for the NHS in England after Brexit, the BBC understands. The foreign secretary was expected to call for extra money at the weekly cabinet meeting and warn his party against “abandoning the territory”. But […]

Nigel Farage: UKIP’s Henry Bolton can emulate Corbyn

Nigel Farage: UKIP’s Henry Bolton can emulate Corbyn

Image copyright EPA Image caption Nigel Farage said UKIP still had a role to play in the Brexit debate UKIP leader Henry Bolton can emulate Jeremy Corbyn by winning over party members to keep his job, his predecessor Nigel Farage has claimed. Mr Farage said his successor had shown “very bad judgement” in recent weeks […]