Blog Profile / World News Blog


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Archived Since:March 3, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Fake news in the Baltic states

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Across the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, with their significant populations of ethnic Russians, numerous web-based portals have sprung up, pumping out what activist is say is Russian propaganda, funded by Moscow.

Trump White House lists terror attacks

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

If you, like us, were puzzled by the assertion last night from Donald Trump that the “very, very dishonest media” were under-reporting terrorist attacks around the world, the White House has now listed 78 acts of terrorism, which it claims were under-reported.

Government denies Brexit bill concession

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The Government has survived a threatened backbench revolt over its Brexit bill tonight,despite Downing Street playing down a supposed  concession to allow MPs a  vote at the end of negotiations.

Marine Le Pen launches her presidential campaign

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has launched her presidential campaign - hoping to cash in on the kind of populism that propelled Donald Trump to power.

Trump travel ban: court vs president

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Never before has a US president challenged the integrity of a federal judge: yet this is Donald Trump, and the old rules no longer apply. The object of his fury? An appeals court in San Francisco.

Pierre Haski on France’s elections

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

From Paris we were joined by Pierre Haski, former deputy editor of Liberation who is now the CEO of the French independent news website Rue89.

American Psycho and Donald Trump

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

In the infamous 90’s novel American Psycho, the main protagonist and yuppie killer Patrick Bateman references Donald Trump many times. Jackie Long has been talking to the book’s author Brett Easton Ellis about the new president.

US reverses travel ban over court ruling

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

This afternoon the U.S. State Department said it would allow people with valid visas into the United States in order to comply with a ruling from a federal judge in Seattle barring President Donald Trump’s executive action. That Trump executive order had temporarily halted the travellers entering the US from seven majority-Muslim countries in the…

Ukraine update

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

We may be about to find out the limits of cozyness between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Fighting has flared up again this week in Eastern Ukraine. The UN has called it “A protracted humanitarian crisis”. And Trump’s ambassador at the UN Nikki Hayley blamed Russia for the new fighting – in a conflict which…

Louvre attacker shot by soldiers

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Soldiers in Paris have shot a man wielding a knife who attacked them near the Louvre museum, shouting Allahu Akhbar, as they tried to fight him off.

Channel 4 News headlines, Fri 03 Feb

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Did the Church cover up for an alleged child abuser, enabling him to move to Zimbabwe and start all over again?

Rohingya ‘massaced and raped’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Security forces in Myanmar have massacred villagers and carried out mass rapes of Rohingya Muslims,the UN has declared, in what could amount to crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing.

Trump: sanctions target Iran

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The Trump administration put Iran “on notice” this week, and today the White House made its move, issuing a series of sanctions targeting Iran’s ballistic missile programme.

Brexit: May’s assurances to EU leaders

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Theresa May has promised her European counterparts that Britain will stay a “reliable partner” after Brexit at talks in Malta ahead of a European Council summit.

Christian lawyer who ‘beat boys’ was charged over Zimbabwe death

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

A Christian youth camp leader accused of brutally beating public schoolboys was later charged over the death of a boy in Africa, Channel 4 News has discovered.

Donald Trump uses Twitter to vent his anger

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Donald Trump has been venting his fury in another series of early morning tweets.

British NHS doctor affected by US travel ban

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Airline and U.S. immigration officials have stopped British national Dr Abtehale Al-Hussaini from travelling to the U.S., saying only "the rules have changed”.

Three family members killed in Tunisia terror attack

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The inquest into the Britons who caught up in the massacre in Tunisia in 2015 has heard from a mother who lost her father, her brother and one of her two sons.

Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Donald Trump says he wants an “elegant and dignified” confirmation process for the man he’s nominated to the Supreme Court. And he’s threatened Democrats who try to block Neil Gorsuch he could use the “nuclear option” to force a simple majority vote.

Parliament votes on Article 50

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

It’s all happening as we speak. MPs are voting right now on the bill which will allow the Government to start formal talks leading to the Brexit process.

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