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UK PM to continue battle for Brexit deal

Image copyright PA Theresa May is set to renew her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement – saying it will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue”. She will say migration will now be skills-based, with Europeans no longer prioritised over “engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi”. …

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Yellow vests: Hundreds injured as France fuel protests continue

Media captionThousands march in France over diesel tax Demonstrations in France over rising fuel prices have left more than 400 people injured, officials say, as protests spilled into a second day. The French interior ministry said that nearly 300 protesters were questioned, with 157 among them taken into custody. Some …

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France fuel protest: Hundreds injured as protests continue

Media captionThousands march in France over diesel tax Demonstrations in France over rising fuel prices have left more than 400 people injured, officials say, as protests spilled into a second day. The French interior ministry said that nearly 300 protesters were questioned, with 157 among them taken into custody. Some …

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Ukraine transgender rally disrupted by far-right militants

Image copyright AFP Image caption Far-right activists threw smoke bombs into the crowd, reporters said Far-right militants in Ukraine have disrupted a march by transgender activists in the capital Kiev. Two young women were attacked – and then mocked as they received medical attention. Canadian journalist Michael Colborne was punched …

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‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Cyprus mosaic

Image copyright AFP Image caption Arthur Brand says tracking down the mosaic felt very special The man nicknamed “the Indiana Jones of the art world” has done it again – this time tracking down a precious sixth-Century mosaic stolen from Cyprus. Finding the 1,600-year-old piece in a flat in Monaco …

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German driver fractures spine in GP crash

Sophia Florsch says she will have surgery on Monday Formula 3 driver Sophia Florsch has fractured her spine in a high-speed crash at the Macau Grand Prix in China. The 17-year-old German’s car lost control going into a bend before flying through the air and crashing backwards into fences. A …

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Prague rallies against embattled Czech PM

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters carry a banner reading “Resignation”, as thousands march on Prague’s Charles Bridge Protesters in Prague are holding a rally against embattled Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, a day after he vowed he would “never resign”. The protest comes on the 29th anniversary of the …

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France fuel protest: One dead as ‘yellow vest’ blockades begin

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Yellow Vest protesters have blocked a route between Paris and Brussels A protester has died and there are reports of injuries elsewhere as demonstrators angry at rising fuel prices disrupt traffic across France. The female protester was struck after a driver panicked and drove towards …

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France ‘yellow vest’ anti-Macron fuel protests begin

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters have begun blocking roads such as this route near the south-eastern town of Chambéry Drivers have begun disrupting traffic across France by blocking roads, bridges and toll booths in a mass protest at rising fuel prices. Dubbed the “yellow vests” after the high-visibility jackets …

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Brexiteers seek to shift May on EU deal

Image copyright Getty Images/PA/Getty Images/EPA/Reuters Image caption Michael Gove, Liam Fox, Andrea Leadsom, Chris Grayling and Penny Mordaunt A group of five ministers in Theresa May’s top team are hoping to persuade her to make changes to her draft Brexit deal, the BBC understands. Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom …

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