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Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Germany has been on high alert since December’s Christmas market attack in Berlin Germany says it will deport two men born in the country but whose parents are foreign – the first such case in German history. The men, a 27-year-old Algerian and a 22-year-old Nigerian, were arrested last month […]

Trump's ex aide Paul Manafort 'hid' $750,000 payment

Trump's ex aide Paul Manafort 'hid' $750,000 payment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Paul Manafort admits working as an adviser to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych Further allegations have been made in Ukraine about secret funds said to have been paid to Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko said he had evidence that Mr Manafort had tried to hide […]

Drunk pilot faces prison sentence after pleading guilty

Drunk pilot faces prison sentence after pleading guilty

Image copyright Mark King/Sunwing Airlines A pilot who was found drunk in the cockpit before a flight in Canada has pleaded guilty to being impaired while in control of an aircraft. Miroslav Gronych was found slumped in his seat with his pilot’s wings attached upside down on his uniform. He had more than three times […]

Magnitsky lawyer injured after 'falling' from building near Moscow

Magnitsky lawyer injured after 'falling' from building near Moscow

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sergei Magnitsky died in prison while awaiting trial A lawyer for the family of Sergei Magnitsky, the lawyer whose death in 2009 sparked a crisis between Russia and the West, has been badly injured. Russian media say Nikolai Gorokhov fell from the fourth floor when a rope snapped as […]

Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions investigated in France

Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions investigated in France

Image copyright AFP French prosecutors have opened an investigation into claims Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) broke diesel emissions tests. Industry regulators in the country have been looking into whether some FCA cars exceeded emissions limits. FCA, already facing probes in the UK and US, said it noted the prosecutor’s decision to look into “certain alleged […]

Beauty and the Beast: Malaysia 'to show uncut version'

Beauty and the Beast: Malaysia 'to show uncut version'

Image copyright Disney Image caption Emma Watson stars as Belle in the live-action remake Beauty and the Beast will be released in Malaysia without any cuts, Disney says, days after it rejected censors’ demands for a gay scene to be removed. The blockbuster would be released on 30 March with a PG13 rating, Disney said. […]

Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby

Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby

Image copyright Reuters A baby girl whose twin failed to develop properly and fused to her growing body in the womb is recovering after a successful operation in the US. A team of five surgeons at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Chicago removed baby Dominique’s parasitic twin. In this extremely rare case, her parasitic twin was […]

French minister Bruno Le Roux quits in summer jobs row

French minister Bruno Le Roux quits in summer jobs row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bruno Le Roux said he did not want the investigation to “undermine the work of the government” France’s Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux has resigned over a “fake jobs” row involving work he gave his daughters when they were teenagers. Mr Le Roux told a news conference that he […]

Parental panic

Parental panic

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Parents will not be happy about the ban on laptops and tablets When the laptop ban on some flights to the US and UK was announced, there was an audible groan from business people across the world who use those precious hours to keep on top of work. But […]

Supreme Court pick Gorsuch would have 'no difficulty' ruling against Trump

Supreme Court pick Gorsuch would have 'no difficulty' ruling against Trump

Image copyright AP Image caption Neil Gorsuch said he would not be listing his favourite or least favourite precedents Donald Trump’s pick for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court has insisted he would have no difficulty ruling against the man who nominated him. Neil Gorsuch told his Senate hearing that no-one had asked him […]