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Climate change: Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m for Paris deal

Climate change: Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m for Paris deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Bloomberg says he hopes the US will rejoin the climate agreement Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will pay $4.5m (£3.2m) to cover some of the lapsed US commitment to the Paris climate accord. He said he had a responsibility to help improve the environment because […]

Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Image copyright QUEENSLAND POLICE Image caption Max, a cattle dog, stayed with the girl for 16 hours Australian police have praised a dog for remaining with a three-year-old girl as she spent a night lost in bushland. The girl, Aurora, had been the subject of a large search after she wandered away from her home […]

Manzoor Pashteen: The young tribesman rattling Pakistan's army

Manzoor Pashteen: The young tribesman rattling Pakistan's army

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Manzoor Pashteen has accused the Pakistani military of promoting militancy Tens of thousands of Pashtuns are demanding an end to extrajudicial killings and abductions they blame on the Pakistani state – and a charismatic young man has become their spokesman. A compelling bearded tribesman in his early 30s, Manzoor Pashteen […]

Jacinda Ardern: I don’t mind the interest in my pregnancy

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Government insists UK will leave customs union

Government insists UK will leave customs union

Image copyright BBC/AFP/PA Image caption Remainer Chuka Umunna (l) and Brexiteer Liam Fox (r) have differing views on the customs union The government has restated its commitment to leaving the EU’s custom union – ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week. Last Wednesday, the government suffered defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill […]

South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North

South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Korea’s speakers were said to play for up to six hours a day South Korea has stopped broadcasting propaganda via loudspeakers along the border with North Korea, ahead of top-level talks later this week. The South has dozens of loudspeakers along the border area, which blast everything from […]

France approves controversial immigration bill

France approves controversial immigration bill

Image copyright EPA Image caption The vote opened fractures in President Emmanuel Macron’s governing centrist party The French National Assembly has passed a tough new immigration law that tightens the rules around asylum. The bill shortens asylum application deadlines, doubles the time for which illegal migrants can be detained, and introduces a one-year prison sentence […]

Poppy Delevingne: Models face ‘stigma’ with acting

>Poppy Delevingne: Models face ‘stigma’ with acting

The £20m replica Shakespearean theatre that’s being built on Merseyside

>The £20m replica Shakespearean theatre that’s being built on Merseyside

Verne Troyer: Mini-Me Austin Powers actor dies aged 49

>Verne Troyer: Mini-Me Austin Powers actor dies aged 49