Top donor faces criminal investigation over pro-Brexit campaign

Top donor faces criminal investigation over pro-Brexit campaign

Eiffel tower goes dark in protest over mounting threat against journalists Read more Top donor faces criminal probe over pro-Brexit campaign Read more New Caledonia poised for long-awaited vote on split from France Read more US and Turkey begin joint...
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Japan may loosen immigration rules for blue-collar workers

Japan may loosen immigration rules for blue-collar workers

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Blue-collar workers could be offered visas to work in the farming sector Japan’s cabinet has approved draft legislation to loosen the country’s immigration rules. The relaxed laws would create two new visa ...
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UN’s Guterres: Impunity against journalists must not become ‘new normal’

UN’s Guterres: Impunity against journalists must not become ‘new normal’

Famine stalks Yemen as warring parties block aid Read more Not just fun and games, Saudi sport diplomacy after Khashoggi Read more US to reinstate all Iran sanctions Read more Central Africa ‘not a playground’ for world powers, says French...
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UK’s ‘unhealthiest’ High Streets revealed

UK’s ‘unhealthiest’ High Streets revealed

Image copyright AlamyImage caption Fast food outlets in Blackpool, which has the third most unhealthy High Street in the UK Britain’s High Streets are getting unhealthier, according to a report analysing 70 major UK towns and cities. The Royal Society...
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New £50 note will feature a British scientist

New £50 note will feature a British scientist

Image copyright Bank of England The new £50 note will feature a prominent British scientist, the Bank of England has announced, with the public being asked for nominations. In addition to the Queen, the note will include the portrait of...
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Fit again Pattinson targets ambitious Ashes 2019 return

Fit again Pattinson targets ambitious Ashes 2019 return

4:03 AM ET Alex MalcolmESPN Close Alex Malcolm is a Melbourne-based sports journalist and broadcaster. He has been a long-time contributor to ESPNcricinfo and reported for the AFL website for four seasons. He has also worked as a television commentator...
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Chongqing bus plunge caused by fight between driver and passenger

Chongqing bus plunge caused by fight between driver and passenger

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows the fight breaking out before the bus plunge Security footage from a bus which crashed into a river in China has revealed that the driver was fighting with a passenger...
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Africa:Governments Use “Fake News” Claims to Quash Dissent

Africa:Governments Use “Fake News” Claims to Quash Dissent

interview Internet freedom remains on the decline worldwide, a report by US-based think tank Freedom House shows. DW’s Chrispin Mwakideu spoke to Freedom on the Net 2018 Program Manager Mai Truong about the findings. The internet is becoming more and...
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Venezuela crisis: Mothers giving away babies, children living on streets

Oil-rich Venezuela is facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, according to the United Nations. Extreme poverty has jumped 40%, deaths related to child malnutrition are on the rise, and millions have fled the country in the past two...
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Taxman faces ‘daunting workload’ as Brexit approaches, MPs say

Taxman faces ‘daunting workload’ as Brexit approaches, MPs say

Image copyright PA Cracks are showing at HM Revenue & Customs as tax officials struggle with a huge workload, MPs have warned. From preparing for Brexit to tackling an increase in fraud, HMRC faces mounting pressures, according to a Public...
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