Women in Tehran celebrate Hassan Rouhani’s victory. As President Donald Trump rocked from foot to foot at the edge of a sedate, highly choreographed sword ceremony in Riyadh last week, 800 miles away, thousands of young people were streaming into the streets of Tehran for a wild,Read more »
British Airways has cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports for the rest of the day due to a "global system outage". Passengers have faced delays and long waits for what the airline called a "major IT system failure that is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide". Chief executive Alex Cruz, in a video posted on Twitter, said a power supply issue was to blame for the computer system failure.
The campaign against Brexit has been one of the most unsuccessful political movements in the world. It all started when David Cameron had a bright idea. “I thought it right to hold the referendum because this issue had been poisoning British politics for years,” he said recently. The referendum would get rid of the irritation that had been yapping at his ankles ever since he became Conservative leader.
Two more men have been arrested overnight in connection with the Manchester bombing. The men, aged 20 and 22, are being held on suspicion of terror offences after police carried out a controlled explosion to gain entry to a property in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester. The arrests of the two men overnight came just hours after police said they had "got our hands around" a large part of the network connected to Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi.
General election 2017: Latest polls and odds tracker as Jeremy Corbyn's Labour gain on the Conservatives
Stars including Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Courtney Love are among those who have attended the funeral for Chris Cornell. Cornell, the Audioslave and Soundgarden singer, was found dead in a hotel bathroom in Detroit on 18 May just hours after a Soundgarden concert in the city. Cornell's ashes were buried at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon, local time.
France's new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with the two countries harbouring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria.
Gibraltar Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to keep its position as a leading online gambling jurisdiction despite Britain's looming exit from the European Union.
Single parent families could be paying significantly more per person to go on holiday than a two adult family. Research carried out for Sky News has shown that parents travelling on their own with one child could pay up to 28% more for the same holiday as two adults with one child. Currency firm FairFX compared prices for an all-inclusive holiday at leading UK travel companies, including Airtours, Thomas Cook, First Choice, Virgin and Thomson, and found inconsistencies in pricing, with an increase in cost ranging from 16% to 28%.
A closer look at Sears' earnings show that the company's sale of its Craftsman brand in March is responsible for its net income of $244 million in the first quarter. Excluding the sale, Sears' losses deepened to $230 million from $199 million the prior year. Business Insider/Hayley PetersonSears says it is "fighting like hell" to turn business around and has promised to cut costs by $1.25 billion.
Several thousand people turned out on Friday to mourn two mothers from the same town who were killed by a suicide bomber while waiting to collect their teenage daughters from a Ariana Grande concert in the northern English city of Manchester. Alison Howe, 45, and Lisa Lees, 47, from Royton near Manchester, were among the 22 people killed by bomber Salman Abedi as they waited for their daughters in a foyer outside the concert. A Reuters photographer at the scene said several thousand people were gathering in a park at Royton, some holding pink balloons to honour "Royton's girls".
Antonio Conte & Co. are looking to complete the Double in the Italian's first season in charge, becoming the first manager since Carlo Ancelotti - also of Stamford Bridge - to do so. A perfect way to say goodbye to Arsenal? Laurent Koscielny is suspended, Gabriel is injured and both Kieran Gibbs and Shkodran Mustafi fitness doubts.
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A London medical student is hoping to show the untold stories of refugees living in a crowded migrant camp through a new series of unseen photos. The collection of photographs, taken on disposable cameras by young men living in the refugee camp, will go on display in a new exhibition in east London next month. Amy Lineham, from Islington, visited the crowded refugee camp in northern Paris earlier this year and said she was struck by the stories of people she met.
Proposals to transform a section of disused railway between Camden and King’s Cross could see a park set to rival the New York High Line blossom above tourist hotspots in north London. Plans for the Camden Highline, a 60 foot long public garden cutting walking time between the two London landmarks to 10-minutes, have been put forward by campaign group Camden Town Unlimited. The innovative design would see the 18 metre wide and eight metre high green space built on disused elevated railway tracks close to Camden Town station.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died aged 89. Mr Brzezinski served in President Carter's administration from 1977 to 1981. In recent years, Mr Brzezinski took part in proceedings designed to bring the former Soviet republics into NATO.
Two people were stabbed to death on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, on Friday afternoon, after trying to confront a man who was verbally abusing two women who appeared to be Muslim, according to police officials cited in The Oregonian. The suspect, a white male, was reportedly shouting "hate speech or biased language," and focused on the younger women — one of whom was wearing a hijab, said Portland Police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson. A third passenger was also stabbed, but suffered no life-threatening wounds, according to Portland police officials.
Muslims across Europe will observe the Holy month of Ramadan starting from Saturday 27 May. As the summer season coincides with Ramadan this year, European Muslims are set to brace for long fasting duration.
While Espen Barth Eide, centre, oversaw talks, they were always led by Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades, right, and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, left. The best hope yet of reuniting war-partitioned Cyprus has been dashed after reconciliation attempts were brought to an abrupt halt following two years of intense negotiations. The optimism engendered by talks seen as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to unite the Mediterranean island ended when the United Nations special envoy, Espen Barth Eide, announced that he was terminating negotiation efforts.