Hollywood actor Sir Ian McKellen has endorsed the Labour candidate Wes Streeting, former Ilford North MP. In a video posted online, the X-Men star says he doesn’t normally get involved in politics but has voted in every election he was able to. He goes on to encourage others to do the same, adding: ‘
Venezuelan anti-government protesters and opposition leaders marching to the Ministry of Health to demand “health and life” on May 22 began to flee as Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas on Caracas’ Francisco Farjado highway. This latest day of protest marks over 50 days of ongoing demonstrations
The world's largest private equity fund, backed by Japan's Softbank Group and Saudi Arabia, raised over $93 billion to invest in technology. Fred Katayama reports.
Theresa May has insisted she is not concerned about the Tory opinion poll lead narrowing as she sought to recover from a U-turn over her flagship social care reforms.Mrs May, who has seen a double digit margin eroded in recent surveys but still enjoys a lead over Labour, said the only poll that counts
The Queen was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, Kate Middleton and other members of the royal family for the preview day of this year's world famous Chelsea Flower Show..
A disabled passenger was asked to leave his exit row seat due to his prosthetic leg on an Asiana Airlines flight from Beijing, China, to Seoul in South Korea on May 21. Tim Seward captured the moment he was approached by a cabin crew member who asked him to leave his seat, which he paid extra for, as
Tim Farron faced hecklers as he arrived at a public meeting in Vauxhall. The Liberal Democrat leader was holding the meeting with the candidate for the Vauxhall constituency, George Turner.
US President Donald Trump said that Israel and the US were more than friends, but were also "great allies".He vowed to work together with Israel and other nations to secure peace in the region.
A large 26 carat diamond ring is expected to fetch £350,000 at auction - 30 years after it was purchased for £10 at a car boot sale in Isleworth.
Climber Kilian Jornet reached the summit of Mount Everest in 26 hours, in a single climb and without using fixed ropes or oxygen. His team say his climb of the world's highest mountain is a new speed record. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
A male black rhinoceros was born at the St. Louis Zoo on May 17, the second in 26 years at the zoo. The boy was named Moyo, which means “heart” in Swahili, and he is bonding with his mother, Kati Rain, behind the scene. Another male calf, named Ruka, was born to the same parents in 2011 and later moved
Pranksters dressed as Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump drove a tank flying the North Korean flag down Grampian Drive in Peterlee, England, on May 20, to the supreme amusement of their fellow fancy-dress party-goers. Some reports identified the two men as local footballers. Other revelers dressed as the Super
A playful deer leaped into the air in Ontario, Wisconsin, on April 7. Photographer Pete Olsen used a trail cam to capture the moment the young whitetail jumped on its hind legs and slammed on its side onto a stream while playing with other deer. Olsen frequently captures images of wildlife in the Ontario
Several air raids targeted rebel military positions in central Daraa city on May 22, according to Syrian opposition activists . Elsewhere, Syrian rebels reportedly killed a number of pro-regime forces in the city’s southwestern al-Manshiya area. The pro-regime National Defense Forces said that a number
The First Lady appears to have 'batted away' her husband Donald Trump's hand as he reached for her while walking at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
Pippa Middleton has married James Matthews - with younger members of the Royal Family including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attending the lavish ceremony in Berkshire.
A firefighter was rescued by his colleagues in Iron Mountain, Michigan, on Saturday, May 20, after the burning facade of a gas station convenience store collapsed, trapping him underneath. According to local reports , the firefighter was trapped for about two minutes before being rescued and taken to
Every year, the Cannes film festival welcomes the European Commission, which supports the Media programme in order to bring the main players – producers, distributors and artists – together in one forum. The Killing of a Sacred Deer euronews met Ed Guiney, the producer of one of the films funded by
David Moyes has resigned as manager of Sunderland following the club's relegation from the Premier League.Moyes took the decision to stand down following a meeting with chairman Ellis Short and chief executive Martin Bain.
A look at the campaign trails on May 22 as Theresa May gets heckled by a protester and riled by a journalist. John Prescott then tried to press home Labour's advantage by saying you "can't trust" the Prime Minister.
Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, say investigators and sources with knowledge of the case. Saskia O'Donoghue reports