Macron’s swimming pool plan for palace lands him in hot water

Macron’s swimming pool plan for palace lands him in hot water

Image copyright Retuers Image caption Mr Macron arrives by the waterfront in Le Guilvinec on Thursday to meet port workers and fishermen French President Emmanuel Macron has landed in some hot water over plans to build a new swimming pool at his private presidential retreat. The planned pool at Fort Brégançon, on France’s south-east coast, […]

World Cup 2018: Argentina 0-3 Croatia

World Cup 2018: Argentina 0-3 Croatia

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: Argentina 0-3 Croatia Argentina are facing the prospect of an early World Cup exit after a dreadful error from goalkeeper Willy Caballero set Croatia on their way to victory and a place in the last 16. On a night when so much was expected […]

‘Wolf pack’ jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

‘Wolf pack’ jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

Image copyright AFP Image caption Women protesting in Pamplona after Thursday’s ruling wore red gloves in opposition to sexual abuse A Spanish court has ordered the provisional release of five men convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman during the famous San Fermin bull-running festival. All five were sentenced to nine years for sexual abuse […]

‘Wolf pack’ jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

‘Wolf pack’ jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

Image copyright Esperanza Escribano Image caption A protest rally quickly assembled in Barcelona following the court’s ruling A Spanish court has ordered the provisional release of five men convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman during the famous San Fermin bull-running festival. All five were sentenced to nine years for sexual abuse but acquitted of […]

Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit

Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit

Image copyright AFP Image caption The EU is still struggling to intercept migrant boats off Libya Italy says it will not sign up to an EU plan for tackling illegal migration to Europe if it does not make help for Italy a priority. The leaders of 10 member states plan to meet in Brussels on […]

Turkish singer Hacer Tulu shot dead in nightclub

Turkish singer Hacer Tulu shot dead in nightclub

Image copyright Hacer Tulu Image caption Hacer Tulu posted a selfie on her Instagram account last month An up-and-coming Turkish singer and the owner of a nightclub have been shot dead in an attack on the club in the south-coast resort of Bodrum, local reports say. Hacer Tulu, 40, died when four men opened fire […]

World Cup 2018: Female reporter groped and kissed on air

World Cup 2018: Female reporter groped and kissed on air

Image copyright DW Espanol Image caption “This one went too far,” Gonzalez Theran said about the on-air groping incident A female reporter groped live on air at the World Cup has spoken out about harassment by sports fans. Colombian correspondent Julieth Gonzalez Theran was working for DW Espanol in Moscow when a man grabbed her […]

Brexit: ‘You are not alone’, Juncker tells Irish government

Brexit: ‘You are not alone’, Juncker tells Irish government

Image copyright EBU Image caption Leo Varardkar and Jean-Claude Juncker Ireland is not alone in Brexit negotiations and will remain backed by all member states, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said. Mr Juncker was speaking in Dublin on Thursday. He is in Ireland for a two-day visit as the impasse between the EU and […]

Brexit: Three ‘simple’ questions for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit: Three ‘simple’ questions for EU citizens to stay in UK

Image copyright Getty Images EU citizens will have to answer three “simple” questions online if they want to continue living in the UK after Brexit, the home secretary has said. Sajid Javid said the government’s “default” position would be to grant, not refuse, settled status. People will be asked to prove their ID, whether they […]

Medecins Sans Frontieres staff ‘used local prostitutes’

Medecins Sans Frontieres staff ‘used local prostitutes’

Media captionWhistleblowers tell the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme the behaviour was widespread Aid workers at charity Medecins Sans Frontieres used local prostitutes while working in Africa, whistleblowers have told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. Female former employees said the behaviour was widespread. One said a senior colleague said it was possible to barter medication in exchange […]