Trump says he respects CIA in his first visit to headquarters

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria


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Brexit: Berlin business leaders unimpressed with UK's message

The distinguished audience members were too polite to heckle. But the eye rolling, frowns and audible tutting made it quite clear how the Brexiteers’ message was going down with German business leaders. Owen Paterson, a former minister and Conservative MP, … Continue reading


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Mexico president talks with Trump by phone, agree to meet

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City, Mexico January 11, 2017. Picture taken on January 11, 2017 REUTERS/Carlos Jasso


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Man City 2-2 Tottenham: Pep Guardiola 'upset' not to win

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praises his side’s “outstanding performance” but says he is “upset” they could not beat Tottenham, who came from behind to to draw 2-2 at Etihad Stadium. The Spaniard was unimpressed by the first question he … Continue reading


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Theresa May to meet US President Trump 'next week'

Prime Minister Theresa May will meet President Donald Trump next week in Washington DC, the BBC understands. Mrs May will be one of the first foreign leaders to meet the new US president after his inauguration. It follows reports the … Continue reading


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Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

Son Heung-Min earned Tottenham a point in controversial circumstances as they came from two goals down to earn a draw at Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s side, looking to bounce back from a 4-0 loss at Everton, had swept into that … Continue reading


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Australia shark attack: Man suffers 'eight-hour' ordeal

An Australian diver who was attacked by a shark before being rescued and taken to a remote island had to wait more than eight hours to receive treatment for his wounds, emergency services say. The scuba diver was attacked in … Continue reading


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Women's March

“Stand united, we will never be divided,” was the message chanted by the crowd as people marched through central London. Cheers erupted every few minutes as the crowd held up placards to the beat of drum and bass music from … Continue reading


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Trump son-in-law Kushner cleared to serve as White House adviser: NY Times

The U.S. Department of Justice has decided that President Donald Trump can hire his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior White House adviser without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The department has found that … Continue reading


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Rooney breaks Man Utd goal record

Wayne Rooney became Manchester United’s all-time leading goalscorer with a sensational stoppage-time free-kick that rescued a point at Stoke. Substitute Rooney curled in from the left-hand corner of the penalty box for his 250th United goal, one more than Sir … Continue reading


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Wayne Rooney: Goals from the Man Utd record-breaker

BBC Sport picks out some great goals from Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United career after the striker became the club’s all-time leading goalscorer. WATCH MORE: It’s a great feeling – Rooney on breaking record READ MORE: Stoke City 1-1 Manchester United … Continue reading


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Amsterdam diamond theft: Seven arrested

Five men and two women have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a €75m ($80m, £64m) diamond heist in 2005 at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, police in the Netherlands say. The seven Dutch nationals were arrested in Amsterdam and Valencia … Continue reading


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Trump heads to CIA after feud with intelligence agencies

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to a church service at the National Cathedral in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria


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U.S. envoy to Kazakhstan to attend Syria talks in Astana – State Department

The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it will not send a delegation to attend talks on Syria in the Kazakh capital Astana next week due to the immediate demands of the transition of power in Washington. The State Department’s … Continue reading


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Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy but Conway grabs fashion headlines

By Jill Serjeant New U.S. first lady Melania Trump channeled style icon Jacqueline Kennedy on Friday but the Inauguration Day fashion headlines were stolen by a military-style coat worn by one of her husband’s aides. Trump, 46, the White House’s … Continue reading


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