Image copyright Getty Images White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, who helped […]

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Abouyaaqoub, 22, is believed to be on the run The driver in Thursday’s van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say. They are hunting for Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub, named by Spanish media as the suspected […]

Lawyers representing the Kenyan opposition coalition National Super Alliance filed a petition on Friday with the Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election, beating a midnight deadline. A statement from the group’s presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, and his running mate, Kalonzo Musyoka, said they turned to the high court because of alleged irregularities in the […]

Image caption Moussa Oukabir was one of five men killed in Cambrils The key suspect in Thursday’s Barcelona attack, Moussa Oukabir, has been named as one of five men killed by police in the other attack site, Cambrils. Police had earlier said they were searching for Oukabir and three other men, but only one remains […]

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

August 18, 2017

Media captionHow Brucie entertained us for decades Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. The former Strictly Come Dancing host had been unwell for some time and was in hospital earlier this year after a severe chest infection. His long career in showbusiness began when […]

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Michael Barrymore to get damages over rape and murder arrest

August 18, 2017

Image copyright PA Image caption Former TV presenter Michael Barrymore has faced a lengthy court battle for damages The entertainer Michael Barrymore is to get “more than nominal damages” after claiming his wrongful arrest by police destroyed his career. The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart […]

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Barcelona and Cambrils: ‘Bigger’ attacks were prepared

August 18, 2017

Image caption An image of Moussa Oukabir, circulated in Spanish press and taken from social media The suspects in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were planning one or more bigger attacks than those that were carried out, police say. Catalonia’s police chief said blasts in a town south of Barcelona on Wednesday deprived the […]

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Mother of Charlottesville victim rebukes Trump’s efforts to reach out: “You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand”

August 18, 2017

Susan Bro, who lost her daughter to a Nazi sympathizer in Charlottesville, doesn’t care what the president has to say. The mother of a woman killed in a car attack during last weekend’s white-power hate rally in Virginia wants nothing to do with the president. Speaking on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Friday, Bro said she was […]

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