African Apocalypse review – startling journey into Niger's heart of darkness

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Many real-life figures have been proposed as having inspired Heart of Darkness’s bloody outrider Kurtz, but this fascinating historical documentary-cum-personal journey finds a close match in the French army Läs mer…

World leaders condemn Nice attack as France terror alert level raised to maximum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Leaders from around the world have offered condolences and expressed their solidarity with the people of France after the nation suffered a second suspected Islamist extremist attack on its Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Europe leaders told to 'act urgently' as global daily case records tumble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.15pm EDT20:15 Global daily case records tumble as over 500,000 cases reported for third time in a week 7.38pm EDT19:38 Summary Live feed Show 8.26pm EDT20:26 Läs mer…

Macron says France 'will not give in to terror' after Nice attack – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The French president, Emmanuel Macron, said on Thursday that he would step up the deployment of soldiers to protect places of worship and schools after a knife attack in Läs mer…

'Maybe we will reach the UK or maybe we will die in the sea,’ say asylum seekers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The loss of an Iranian family and their children in the Channel is renewing calls for a legal route to the UK The call came on Tuesday night in Läs mer…

Nice attack: knife attacker kills three people at church in France – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France will not give in to terrorism, Emmanuel Macron has said in a call for firmness and unity after the country’s latest terrorist attack left three people dead. On Thursday Läs mer…

Brexit talks making good progress, says Ursula Von der Leyen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European commission president says key issues are level playing field and fisheries Trade and security negotiations between the UK and the EU are making good progress, Ursula von der Läs mer…

France orders children aged six and over to wear masks in school

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Children in France aged six and over will have to wear face masks in the classroom to keep schools open, the prime minister, Jean Castex, said on the eve Läs mer…

Amazon hits trouble with Sweden launch over lewd translation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon’s launch of a Swedish retail site, its first in the Nordics, has caused embarrassment at the e-commerce company after a series of errors led to confusing, nonsensical and Läs mer…

Canary Islands under pressure as 11,000 migrants arrive in 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain’s migration secretary has acknowledged that the Canary Islands are struggling to cope with the arrival of more than 11,000 people so far this year, but says the government Läs mer…

Man arrested in Saudi Arabia after alleged knife attack at French consulate

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Incident comes amid heightened anti-France sentiment across Muslim world Saudi Arabian police have arrested a man outside the French consulate in Jeddah after he allegedly stabbed a guard, amid Läs mer…

Basmati battle: Pakistan fights Indian bid for EU recognition of rice

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Delhi seeking geographical indication status for its basmati rice, angering Islamabad A new ingredient has been added to the boiling pot that is the relationship between India and Pakistan: Läs mer…

French bookshops ask to be treated as essential services during new lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Authors, booksellers and publishers appeal to government for special status so ‘social confinement does not also become cultural isolation’ French authors, booksellers and publishers are imploring the French government Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: France second wave likely ‘harder and more deadly’ says Macron; global daily cases pass 500,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.28pm EDT20:28 Remote Marshall Islands records its first coronavirus cases 8.05pm EDT20:05 Global daily cases pass 500,000 7.53pm EDT19:53 Summary Live feed Show 8.28pm EDT20:28 Remote Läs mer…

Emmanuel Macron orders France back into Covid-19 lockdown – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France will go back into a nationwide lockdown starting this week to try to contain the Covid-19 pandemic that is again threatening to spiral out of control, French president Läs mer…

Angela Merkel outlines new coronavirus restrictions for Germany – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that risks overwhelming hospitals, the chancellor Läs mer…

Two British teenagers killed parasailing in Greece, say authorities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Two British teenagers have been killed and a third seriously injured in a parasailing incident on the Greek island of Rhodes, authorities have said. “A 13-year-old girl and a Läs mer…

Turkey threatens legal action over Charlie Hebdo's caricature of president

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Turkey has threatened “legal and diplomatic” action against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo after it published a caricature of president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on its latest front page. Läs mer…

Spanish police arrest 21 in raids on Catalan separatists

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spanish police have arrested 21 people including key supporters of the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont on suspicion of using public money to finance a failed push for independence Läs mer…

Legendary Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company begs for help in pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One of the world’s most iconic bookshops, Shakespeare and Company, has appealed to its customers for help as it is struggling, with sales that are down almost 80% since Läs mer…

Four Iranians who died crossing Channel were part of same family

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Four Iranians who died trying to cross the Channel on Tuesday morning were members of one family from the north-western city of Sardasht, the Guardian has learned. Rasul Iran Läs mer…

EU leaders urged to aid transfer of Covid patients between member states

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, has asked EU leaders to help Brussels map intensive care bed capacity to allow the transfer of coronavirus patients from overrun Läs mer…

Gérard Depardieu rape investigation to be reopened

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A rape investigation against the French actor Gérard Depardieu will be reopened after his accuser refiled her complaint when prosecutors dropped a previous inquiry, sources close to the case Läs mer…

EU accused of abandoning migrants to the sea with shift to drone surveillance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The EU has been accused of condemning migrants to death by critics of its recent €100m (£90m) deals for drone surveillance over the Mediterranean Sea. Campaigners and MEPs have Läs mer…

Historic Book of Lismore returning to Ireland after centuries in British hands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A 15th-century medieval manuscript, one of the “great books of Ireland”, is returning home almost 400 years after it was captured in a siege. The Book of Lismore, which Läs mer…

Italy: people protesting against Covid restrictions clash with riot police in Rome – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Demonstrations have continued across Italy as hundreds of people gathered to protest against measures imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus. After four days of protests, Läs mer…

Hungary and Poland to counter critics with ‘rule of law institute’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Countries seek to hit back as EU debates harsher penalties for breaking bloc’s standards Hungary and Poland plan to set up their own “rule of law institute”, to hit Läs mer…

France expected to impose four-week national lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is expected to impose a new four-week national lockdown to halt the spread of Covid-19, according to French media. The announcement would follow record Läs mer…

Heathrow overtaken as Europe's largest airport by Charles de Gaulle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London airport hits out over Covid testing, with passenger numbers below Paris rival Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Heathrow has lost its crown as Europe’s Läs mer…

Global coronavirus report: US adds nearly 500,000 cases in a week; Europe faces more lockdowns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The United States has added nearly half a million people to its tally of coronavirus infections in the last seven days, as Donald Trump continues to insist the country Läs mer…

Biden vows to back Belarus opposition in removing Lukashenko

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Democratic presidential hopeful accuses Donald Trump of failing to speak up for people of Belarus after disputed election Joe Biden has voiced support for Belarus’s opposition in its general Läs mer…

Anger towards Emmanuel Macron grows in Muslim world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Protests take place in several countries against French president in aftermath of crackdown On the front page of a hardline Iranian newspaper, he was the “Demon of Paris”. In Läs mer…

CBI chief fires parting shot over slow pace of Brexit negotiations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The head of the UK’s leading employers’ organisation has stepped up pressure on the government to conclude trade talks with the EU so that the country can move on Läs mer…