Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi crown prince ‘denies knowledge’ of missing critic

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, met the crown prince in Riyadh on Tuesday Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has denied knowing what happened to the missing Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, according to President Donald Trump. Saudi Arabia being blamed was a case of “guilty until […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi crown prince ‘denies knowledge’ of missing critic

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, met the crown prince in Riyadh on Tuesday Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has denied knowing what happened to the missing Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, according to President Donald Trump. Saudi Arabia being blamed was a case of “guilty until […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

Audi fined €800m over diesel scandal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Former Audi boss Rupert Stadler was arrested in June over his alleged involvement in the emissions scandal Audi has been fined €800m (£700m) to settle an investigation by German prosecutors into breaches of diesel emissions rules. The premium car brand, owned by Volkswagen, said it “accepts the fine and … […]

Paris attack fake victim Alexandra Damien jailed for fraud

Image copyright AFP Image caption Alexandra Damien posed for this shot in 2017 for an article about survivors’ stories A French woman has received a jail sentence after passing herself off as one of the victims of the 2015 Paris terror attacks for financial gain. Alexandra Damien, 33, is to serve six months in prison […]

Rembrandt’s Night Watch to be restored in public

Rembrandt’s Night Watch to be restored in public

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The masterpiece is due for maintenance – which will be streamed online Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch is to stay on public display as part of the Rijksmuseum’s biggest restoration project in its history. The Amsterdam museum says throughout the process the 1642 work will be encased in a […]

Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thought

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pompeii was famously destroyed on 24 August in 79 AD – or was it? Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered an inscription they say may show that the history books have been wrong for centuries. Historians have long believed that Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 August 79 AD, destroying the […]

High-profile fugitive who faked death ‘arrested in France’

High-profile fugitive who faked death ‘arrested in France’

Image copyright French Gendarmerie Image caption The castle was bought for €3m by a Luxembourgish firm whose ultimate beneficial owner was the suspect, Europol says A high-profile fugitive from Ukraine who faked his death and lived a lavish lifestyle in France has been arrested, officials say. The man – suspected of international fraud and money […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Mike Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet Saudi King Salman amid growing controversy over the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He will later visit Turkey, where Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in […]

1 2 3 438