Brexit: EU Leader Says UK Offer Could ‘Worsen Situation’

Brexit: EU Leader Says UK Offer Could ‘Worsen Situation’

Europe’s most senior official has criticised the UK’s offer to EU nationals after Brexit, claiming it could “worsen the situation” for them. European Council President Donald Tusk said the proposal was “below our expectations” and needed more detail. He said the EU wanted to secure the “full rights” of all its citizens and British expats […]

Brussels Suicide Bomb Suspect Shot Dead

Brussels Suicide Bomb Suspect Shot Dead

Belgian soldiers have shot a man suspected of being a would-be suicide bomber at Brussels Central Station, officials say. He was shot after reportedly setting off a small explosion and no-one else is believed to have been injured. Prosecutors later said the man had died. They are treating the incident as a terrorist attack. In […]

Seven US Navy Crew Missing After Collision

Seven US Navy crew members are missing after their ship collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan. Among the injured is the ship’s commanding officer who has been taken to hospital by helicopter. The Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with the container ship ACX Crystal about 56 nautical miles (103km) south-west of […]

Trump: I Would Speak Under Oath On Comey

Trump: I Would Speak Under Oath On Comey

US President Donald Trump says he is “100%” willing to speak under oath about his conversations with ex-FBI chief James Comey. Speaking at the White House, he denied having asked for Mr Comey’s loyalty or for an inquiry into a former White House aide to be dropped. “James Comey confirmed a lot of what I […]

BA Aims To Resume Most UK Flights After IT Failure

BA Aims To Resume Most UK Flights After IT Failure

British Airways says it is aiming to run a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on Sunday after a “major” IT failure saw all flights cancelled. Serious problems with BA’s systems led to thousands of passengers having their plans disrupted on Saturday. Passengers described “chaotic” scenes at the airports, […]

Julian Assange: Sweden Drops Rape Investigation

Sweden’s director of public prosecutions has decided to drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Marianne Ny said his arrest warrant was being revoked as it was impossible to serve him notice of his alleged crimes. Mr Assange, 45, has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, fearing extradition to Sweden […]

Trump: Firing FBI Chief ‘Eased Pressure’

Trump: Firing FBI Chief ‘Eased Pressure’

US President Donald Trump told Russian officials that firing FBI director James Comey eased “great pressure” on him, US media report. The New York Times, citing a document summarising last week’s meeting, says he called Mr Comey a “real nut job”. Mr Comey had been running an inquiry into possible collusion between Russia and Donald […]

Trump ‘Shared Secret Info With Russia’

Trump ‘Shared Secret Info With Russia’

President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about so-called Islamic State (IS) to Russia’s foreign minister, sources have told US media. The information came from a partner of the US which had not given permission for it to be shared with Russia, says the Washington Post. Mr Trump received Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office […]

Microsoft: Cyber-Attack a ‘Wake-Up Call’

A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft says. It blamed governments for storing data on software vulnerabilities which could then be accessed by hackers. It says the latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows identified by, and stolen from, […]

Senate Demands Ex-Trump Adviser’s Papers Over Russia Inquiry

Senate Demands Ex-Trump Adviser’s Papers Over Russia Inquiry

A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year’s election has issued a formal demand for documents from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says. He was forced to resign in February after failing to disclose the content of […]

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