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Manchester attack: Police make tenth arrest

Police have arrested a man in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday’s attack at the city’s Arena venue that killed 22 people. He is one of eight men now in custody as part of the investigation, … Continue reading

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Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State 'invasion'

By Romeo Ranoco and Neil Jerome Morales | MARAWI CITY/DAVAO, Philippines Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what … Continue reading

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Did French president snub Donald Trump at Nato summit?

French President Emmanuel Macron posted a video on his Twitter feed, in which he apparently veers away from the approaching US President to greet Angela Merkel and other European leaders first. When they do finally shake hands, Donald Trump’s manoeuvres … Continue reading

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General election 2017: Workers' rights v robo jobs – a quandary for all campaigns

Clever computers that learn on the job could recast Britain’s job market – for better or worse. What are the parties vying for power in the general election saying on the subject? Twenty-nine-year-old Lee Hayhow is the third generation of … Continue reading

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Pivotal Vietnam balances U.S. and China amid Trump uncertainty

Former head of the National Boundary Commission of Vietnam Tran Cong Truc poses for a photo in front of Vietnam map during an interview with Reuters in Hanoi, Vietnam May 16, 2017. Picture taken May 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kham

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Indonesia police arrest three suspected of links to Jakarta bombing

Indonesian police on Friday arrested three people suspected of being connected to attacks that killed three police at a Jakarta bus station this week, a spokesman said. Yusri Yunus, head of public relations at West Java Police, confirmed by text … Continue reading

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Arsenal FA Cup win would make it a 'better season'

2017 FA Cup final Venue: Wembley Stadium Date: Saturday, 27 May Kick-off: 17:30 BST Coverage: Watch live on BBC One, listen on BBC Radio 5 live and follow live text on the BBC Sport website Winning the FA Cup final … Continue reading

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Council's all-male cabinet 'new low for diversity'

A Conservative-run council has been accused of reaching a “new low for diversity” with its all-male cabinet. A team of seven men will be in charge at the Vale of Glamorgan, led by Tory councillor John Thomas. The Electoral Reform … Continue reading

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Gianforte wins vote despite reporter 'assault' row

US Republican Greg Gianforte has won a special congressional election in Montana, just hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter. With about 75% of the vote counted, he is leading his Democratic rival Rob Quist by 50% to … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court lifts stay of execution for Alabama prisoner

By David Beasley The U.S. Supreme Court lifted a temporary stay for the planned execution on Thursday of a 75-year-old Alabama prisoner who has spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates. The Supreme … Continue reading

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