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Germany deports ‘Bin Laden bodyguard’ to Tunisia

Germany deports ‘Bin Laden bodyguard’ to Tunisia

Image copyright AFP Image caption After 9/11 Bin Laden was public enemy number one for the US Germany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997. The 42-year-old Tunisian, known as Sami A, was put on a flight from […]

Fatal Novichok dose ‘came from bottle’ in victim’s house

Fatal Novichok dose ‘came from bottle’ in victim’s house

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Dawn Sturgess died on Sunday after falling ill on 30 June Novichok that poisoned a couple in Wiltshire came from a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims, police say. A bottle was found in a search at Charlie Rowley’s Amesbury house and was tested […]

Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Trump’s interview comes as protesters – both anti and pro-Trump – prepare to march on Friday Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM’s Brexit plan. In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM’s […]

EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker stumbled ‘in sciatica attack’

EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker stumbled ‘in sciatica attack’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jean-Claude Juncker was pictured using a wheelchair at the same event The European Commission says its president Jean-Claude Juncker is taking medication for acute leg pain which made him stumble during a Nato summit – and it insists that he was not drunk. It was “a particularly painful attack […]

Iceman’s last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast

Image copyright Southtyrolarchaeologymuseum\Eurac\M.Samadelli Image caption The man’s stomach is examined Goat’s fat and wild venison, plus sides of ancient wheat and bracken. It’s not a menu likely to appear on Masterchef, but for some of our ancestors it was a nutritious feast. Scientists have revealed that the last supper of Oetzi the Iceman was well-balanced […]

EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker filmed stumbling at Nato event

EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker filmed stumbling at Nato event

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jean-Claude Juncker was pictured in a wheelchair at the same event Footage has emerged showing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker having to be supported by Nato leaders after repeatedly stumbling. Mr Juncker was filmed by news agency AP struggling to keep his balance before the alliance’s leaders attended a […]

Donald Trump: May presses case for US trade deal at dinner

Donald Trump: May presses case for US trade deal at dinner

Media captionMays greets Trumps for UK black-tie dinner Theresa May has welcomed Donald Trump to the UK with a lavish black-tie dinner – during which she made a case for a new trade deal with the US. The US president and the first lady were given a red carpet reception at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. It […]

Nato states to up defence spending – Trump

Nato states to up defence spending – Trump

US President Donald Trump says Nato countries have agreed to increase their military spending. Speaking after a two-day summit in Brussels, he said allies had committed to spending more than 2% of their annual output (GDP) on defence budgets. The president has been highly critical of the alliance, complaining the US pays more than others. […]

Brexit: UK’s blueprint for future EU relations to be published

Brexit: UK’s blueprint for future EU relations to be published

Image copyright PA Image caption The proposals were approved by cabinet last Friday but soon led to a big political fallout A long-awaited blueprint for the UK’s relations with the EU will be published later, with ministers vowing to deliver a “practical and principled” Brexit. The “comprehensive vision” for future trade and co-operation is aimed […]

Trump Nato: Germany’s defence spending attacked

Trump Nato: Germany’s defence spending attacked

Media captionTrump tells Nato chief that Germany is “totally controlled by Russia” US President Donald Trump has suggested Germany’s imports of Russian natural gas are a security concern, as he and other Nato leaders gather for a summit. At talks in Brussels with Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg, he said it was a “very bad thing […]