Vardy hat-trick as Leicester stun Man City

Vardy hat-trick as Leicester stun Man City

Jamie Vardy scored his first hat-trick since his three goals for Fleetwood against Ebbsfleet on 21 February 2012 Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick as Leicester City pulled off a stunning victory over an out-of-sorts Manchester City. The Foxes were 2-0 up in five minutes as Vardy ended his 10-game run without a Premier League goal […]

Monte dei Paschi shares plunge on ECB reports

Monte dei Paschi shares plunge on ECB reports

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Italy’s Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank have fallen following reports that the European Central Bank has rejected a request to give it more time to raise cash. Monte dei Paschi had sought a three-week extension until 20 January to seal a private sector €5bn rescue plan. If the […]

Paris attacks: State of emergency ‘to protect elections’

Paris attacks: State of emergency ‘to protect elections’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The security presence in French cities was increased after the Paris attacks The state of emergency imposed in France after the Paris attacks must be extended to protect elections next year, PM Bernard Cazeneuve has said. He said he was seeking the extension until 15 July, covering presidential and parliamentary […]

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Image copyright AP Image caption “From my own experience… it is much harder to make peace than to wage war,” Santos said The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to call for the world to “rethink” the war on drugs. He said the zero-tolerance policy might be […]

Many police injured in Istanbul Besiktas stadium blasts

Many police injured in Istanbul Besiktas stadium blasts

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attack appears to have targeted riot police At least 20 police officers have been injured in explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, Turkey’s interior minister says. Suleyman Soylu said it was thought a car bomb had specifically targeted riot police. Ambulances and police were seen rushing to the […]

Paris attacks: State of emergency ‘to protect elections’

Paris attacks: State of emergency ‘to protect elections’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The security presence in French cities was increased after the Paris attacks The state of emergency imposed in France after the Paris attacks must be extended to protect elections next year, PM Bernard Cazeneuve has said. He said he was seeking the extension until 15 July, covering presidential and parliamentary […]

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Image copyright AP Image caption “From my own experience… it is much harder to make peace than to wage war,” Santos said The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to call for the world to “rethink” the war on drugs. He said the zero-tolerance policy might be […]

Bulgarian freight train derails and explodes, killing five

Media captionAerial footage of train derailment in Bulgaria A train carrying liquid petroleum gas has derailed and exploded in Bulgaria, killing at least five people. More than 20 people are being treated in hospital with burns and other injuries after the incident in the village of Hitrino, local media say. The authorities ordered an evacuation […]

Paris attacks: State of emergency ‘to protect elections’

Paris attacks: State of emergency ‘to protect elections’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The security presence in French cities was increased after the Paris attacks The state of emergency imposed in France after the Paris attacks must be extended to protect elections next year, PM Bernard Cazeneuve has said. He said he was seeking the extension until 15 July, covering presidential and parliamentary […]

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Image copyright AP Image caption “From my own experience… it is much harder to make peace than to wage war,” Santos said The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to call for the world to “rethink” the war on drugs. He said the zero-tolerance policy might be […]