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New ferry strike closes French port

Passengers have been forced to wait at Calais after the port was closed Strike action in Calais has led to the closure of the port and suspension of ferry sailings from Dover. MyFerryLink workers walked out for the second time … Continue reading

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‘Coasting schools’ face tough targets

Schools will have a new exam target to stay above the “coasting” category Schools in England will face tougher exam targets, under plans announced by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan. Those falling below the targets, including some rated as “good” by … Continue reading

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Chibok girls ‘fighting for Boko Haram’

The girls were seized from their school in northern Nigeria in April 2014 Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC has been told. Witnesses say some are … Continue reading

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National minute’s silence for Tunisia

Home Secretary Theresa May visited the scene of the attack A national minute’s silence will be held to remember victims of the Tunisian beach attack, David Cameron has announced. The silence will take place on Friday 3 July at 12:00 … Continue reading

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Shot during capture, New York inmate in serious condition

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. Doctors updated the condition of David Sweat from critical to serious on Monday, a day after he was shot after more than three weeks on the run, officials said, and he will be turned over to prison authorities … Continue reading

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Car bomb in Yemeni capital hits mourners, dozens wounded

SANAA A car bomb claimed by Islamic State exploded in the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, medics said, wounding at least 28 people gathered to mourn another attack earlier this month. In a new sign that three months of war in … Continue reading

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Anti-austerity protests in Greece as bank shutdown bites

ATHENS Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on Monday to back their leftwing government’s rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system. … Continue reading

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Washington state wildfire destroys at least 23 homes

WENATCHEE, Wash. A wildfire burning unchecked in Washington state has destroyed at least 23 homes and three commercial buildings near the eastern foothills of the Cascades, state police and emergency management officials said on Monday. The so-called Sleepy Hollow fire … Continue reading

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Man charged with child stabbings

The attack happened close to the junction of Eastleigh Road and Southleigh Road A man has been charged with the attempted murder of two children who were stabbed. The boys, aged 12 and 13, were seriously injured in the attack … Continue reading

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Lionel Richie delights Glastonbury

Lionel Richie looked like he was struggling to believe the size of the crowd Lionel Richie has drawn the biggest crowd of this year’s Glastonbury Festival, with at least 100,000 people estimated to have watched the singer. The Pyramid Stage … Continue reading

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