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Nissan chief to be ousted for ‘misconduct’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carlos Ghosn is head of the Alliance, which includes Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Japanese car giant Nissan has proposed removing chairman Carlos Ghosn from his post over financial misconduct claims. The firm said it had been conducting an internal investigation for several months which …

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Israel’s Netanyahu survives early poll threat

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Netanyahu had strongly opposed calling early elections Israel’s government appears to have survived a possible collapse after a key partner withdrew a threat to leave the coalition and force snap elections. Naftali Bennett, of the Jewish Home party, had signalled he would quit, but …

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Migrant caravan: Mexican border city Tijuana protests

Media captionAnti-migrant protesters clashed with a pro-migrant demonstrator in the Mexican city of Tijuana Hundreds of residents have taken to the streets of a Mexican border town, in protest at the arrival of thousands of migrants trying to get to the US. They were urging the migrants to leave Tijuana, …

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California wildfires: Finland bemused by Trump raking comment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump made the comments while inspecting wildfire damage in California Finns have been baffled by US President Donald Trump’s comments praising the country for managing its vast forests by raking. Citing a conversation with his Finnish counterpart, Mr Trump said they spend “a lot …

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Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division

Image copyright AFP Image caption US VP Pence (3rd right) and China’s Xi did not appear together in Apec leaders pictures An Asian economic summit has ended without a formal leaders’ statement for the first time because of US-China divisions over trade. Papua New Guinea’s President Peter O’Neill said a …

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Shrinking Swiss glacier hosts world’s largest postcard

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Organisers set the challenge to raise awareness of climate change The snow-capped majesty of the Swiss Alps has dazzled many a tourist. And on Friday, the region played host to the planet’s largest postcard. Laid out on the shrinking Aletsch Glacier, this huge mosaic …

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