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Aryana Sayeed: Kabul concert goes ahead despite threats

Aryana Sayeed: Kabul concert goes ahead despite threats

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe concert by Aryana Sayeed was a rare event in Kabul Hundreds of young men and women attended a concert by Afghan pop star Aryana Sayeed in the capital Kabul despite opposition from conservatives, and threats of an attack. The concert was held amid tight security at […]

‘I saw the fighters’ – Conte praises Chelsea players after Wembley win over Spurs

‘I saw the fighters’ – Conte praises Chelsea players after Wembley win over Spurs

Marcos Alonso scored six goals for Chelsea last season Chelsea manager Antonio Conte praised the “commitment” of his team in a “moment that is not easy” as they bounced back from their opening-day loss to Burnley by beating Tottenham at Wembley. Marcos Alonso scored a late winner for the Blues as Spurs started life at […]

'Right thing to do'

'Right thing to do'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An anti-racism protester holds a sign during the protest march A viral tweet about a young black woman who escorted Donald Trump supporters through a tense anti-racism protest has been shared by tens of thousands of people on Twitter. Imani Williams was one of thousands of protesters who took […]

Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Image copyright Reuters Image caption In later life, Jerry Lewis courted controversy with comments on race and politics Entertainer Jerry Lewis, one of Hollywood’s most successful comedians, has died aged 91. A family statement said he died of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas on Sunday morning. Lewis’s 10-year partnership with Dean Martin […]

Philippines drug campaign condemned by senior Catholics

Philippines drug campaign condemned by senior Catholics

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The mother of Leover Miranda, an alleged drug dealer, cries during his funeral on Sunday The head of the Philippines Catholic Church has criticised the government’s bloody campaign against drugs. Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle condemned “those who kill even the helpless”. Police say that since President Rodrigo Duterte launched […]

‘Hard’ Brexit offers ‘£135bn annual boost’ to economy

‘Hard’ Brexit offers ‘£135bn annual boost’ to economy

Image copyright Getty Images Removing all trade tariffs and barriers would help generate an annual £135bn uplift to the UK economy, according to a group of pro-Brexit economists. A “hard” Brexit is “economically much superior to soft” argues Prof Patrick Minford, lead author of a report from Economists for Free Trade. He says eliminating tariffs, […]

Syria war: Rocket 'hits Damascus trade fair'

Syria war: Rocket 'hits Damascus trade fair'

Image copyright EPA Image caption Dancers performed at the opening of the trade fair on Thursday A rocket has struck close to the entrance of a trade fair in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syrian media say. The Damascus International Fair is being held for the first time since the Syrian conflict broke out in 2011. […]

Hong Kong protest: Thousands march for jailed activists

Hong Kong protest: Thousands march for jailed activists

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters carried a banner saying: “It’s not a crime to fight against totalitarianism” Tens of thousands of people have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest at the jailing of three pro-democracy activists. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were initially given non-custodial sentences for their involvement […]

Indian court grants woman divorce over lack of home toilet

Indian court grants woman divorce over lack of home toilet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In parts of India, defecation in the open fields is common An Indian woman has been granted permission to divorce her husband because he would not build a toilet in their home. The woman in her 20s had been married for five years, but had been forced to relieve […]

Bonita

Taken in Brisbane, at Sandgate when the tide was out. Done Bonita

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