Cannes 2018: Japanese indie Shoplifters wins Palme d’Or

Cannes 2018: Japanese indie Shoplifters wins Palme d’Or

Image copyright EPA Image caption Hirozaku Kore-edu (r) received the festival’s highest honour The Japanese family drama Shoplifters has received the coveted award for best film, the Palme d’Or, at the Cannes Film Festival. The runner-up Grand Prix went to...
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Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan reveals her halter-neck evening dress before driving into the sunset Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become husband and wife in a moving ceremony at Windsor Castle. An emotional-looking princ...
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New Catalan president Torra names jailed, exiled leaders to regional government

New Catalan president Torra names jailed, exiled leaders to regional government

Japan’s Kore-eda wins Palme d’Or for family drama ‘Shoplifters’ Read more Stars join royals as Prince Harry weds Meghan Markle Read more Video: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed at Windsor Castle Read more New Catalan president names jailed leaders to...
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Italy populist government pact: What you should know

Italy populist government pact: What you should know

Image copyright AFP Image caption Populists poised to govern: Five Star Movement’s Luigi Di Maio (L) and League’s Matteo Salvini The two populist parties preparing to govern Italy have published joint policies including tax cuts, a guaranteed basic...
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A closer look at Finland’s ‘open prisons’

A closer look at Finland’s ‘open prisons’

Latest update : 2018-05-18 In many countries, the prison system has become synonymous with overcrowded cells, derelict infrastructure, and repeat offenders – with jails sometimes depicted as little more than “crime schools”. But in Finland, m...
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Belgium migrants: Girl shot after police van chase

Belgium migrants: Girl shot after police van chase

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An autopsy carried out on the infant has revealed she died from a gunshot wound (file pic) A two-year-old girl found with fatal injuries in Belgium after a police chase on Thursday died from...
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Warne criticises Australia for too much whingeing

Warne criticises Australia for too much whingeing

3:21 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Shane Warne believes Australia’s cricketers have been guilty of whingeing too much in recent times, but doubts that following the friendly example set by New Zealand is the way forward for a national team currently...
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Nitschke, Noffke join Australia women’s support staff as assistant coaches

Nitschke, Noffke join Australia women’s support staff as assistant coaches

1:09 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Australia have added two former allrounders – Shelley Nitschke and Ashley Noffke – as assistant coaches to their support staff, headed by Matthew Mott, as part of preparations for the next two World T20s. Both...
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EU takes France and five other member states to court over air pollution

EU takes France and five other member states to court over air pollution

US Senate confirms Haspel as first female CIA director Read more Hawaii volcano summit erupts, residents urged to take shelter Read more Four communities vie for territory in Jerusalem Old City Read more Putin meets Assad, calls for ‘political process&#8...
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Belgium migrants: Girl dies after police chase van

Belgium migrants: Girl dies after police chase van

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Authorities will hold a post mortem examination to find out what led to the girl’s death (file pic) A two-year-old girl was found with fatal injuries after a van carrying 30 Kurdish migrants was...
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