Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mladic gestures at the start of the session Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been removed from a court in The Hague after he shouted at judges reading his trial verdict over crimes during the 1990s Bosnian war. His expulsion happened after the judge rejected a request by his […]

Image copyright AFP Image caption Theresa May made Philip Hammond her chancellor in June 2016 The UK must “seize the opportunities” from Brexit while tackling deep-seated economic challenges “head on”, Philip Hammond is to say in his second Budget. The chancellor will promise investment to make Britain “fit for the future” as an “outward looking, […]

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – UN war crimes judges at The Hague are delivering Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic his verdict on Wednesday, more than 20 years after the Bosnian War ended. The verdict, which will be handed down by a three-judge panel, began at 9:00 GMT. Mladic, the 74-year-old dubbed the “Butcher of Bosnia”, […]

Image copyright Helicopter Services Image caption Capt Mike Green was described as a “respected” helicopter instructor Four men who were killed in a crash between a helicopter and a plane have been formally identified by police. Nguyen Thanh Trung, 32, from Vietnam, was on a two-month training programme and was being instructed in the helicopter […]

Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era

November 21, 2017

Media captionZimbabwe’s day of celebration Jubilant Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president. He held power for 37 years and once said “only God” could remove him. While still considered by some to be an African independence hero, his many critics see him as a despot who ruled by fear […]

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Budget 2017: Hammond to ‘seize opportunities’ from Brexit

November 21, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption Theresa May made Philip Hammond her chancellor in June 2016 The UK must “seize the opportunities” from Brexit while tackling deep-seated economic challenges “head on”, Philip Hammond is to say in his second Budget. The chancellor will promise investment to make Britain “fit for the future” as an “outward looking, […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule

November 21, 2017

Media captionMPs cheered and celebrated as the resignation was announced Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, bringing an end to 37 years of rule and sparking jubilant celebrations in the nation’s streets. A letter from Mr Mugabe read out by the speaker of parliament said the decision was voluntary and he had made it to […]

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Irish PM should know better over Brexit, says Arlene Foster

November 21, 2017

Media captionDUP leader attacks EU over Brexit talks Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar “should know better” than to “play around” with Northern Ireland over Brexit, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party says. Arlene Foster accused Mr Varadkar of being “reckless” as Brexit talks enter a “critical phase”. She was speaking after meeting Theresa May […]

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