New Press Chief Apologises to Trump

New Press Chief Apologises to Trump

In his first news conference, the new White House communications chief says sorry to his new boss, President Donald Trump, for calling him a “hack politician” in 2015. Anthony Scaramucci put it down to political inexperience.

Tony Blair Says EU Could Be Flexible Over Movement

Some EU leaders may be prepared to be flexible on the free movement of people to help Britain stay in the single market, Tony Blair has said. He told the Today programme one option was for Britain “staying within a reformed EU”. The ex-PM said he would not disclose conversations he had had in Europe […]

Huge Fire Rips Through Camden Market in London

Huge Fire Rips Through Camden Market in London

Once again, London is in the news and its another fire incident but no life is reported lost at this time. According to the London Fire Brigade, ‘Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in Camden Lock Market at just before midnight on Sunday evening. The first, second and third floors, plus […]

Make It More Difficult For Africans To Reach Europe , Bill Gates To EU Leaders

Make It More Difficult For Africans To Reach Europe , Bill Gates To EU Leaders

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has called on Europe to stop demonstrating generosity towards asylum seekers to avoid an overwhelming migrant influx. He also advises European states to make Africans’ way to the continent much more difficult. During an interview Germany’s Welt am Sonntag, Gates, one of the richest people on the planet, warned of the […]

Trump Travel Ban Comes Into Effect For Six Countries

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without “close” family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Lawyers took up positions at US airports, offering free advice. But there was no […]

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, […]

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