Monday, May 27, 2019

Volodymyr Zelensky: Comedian to be sworn in as Ukrainian president

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky will formally become the country's new president at a ceremony in the capital, Kiev, on Monday.

Four things to expect from the week ahead

It's Monday, it's a new week, and while we won't pretend to know everything that's going to happen over the next seven...

Austin Eubanks: Columbine school shooting survivor found dead

A survivor of the Columbine High School shooting who later became a prominent advocate for fighting addiction has been found dead at...

Huawei row: China formally arrests Canada detainees

After months in detention, China has formally arrested two Canadians accused of espionage. Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were...

Louvre pyramid architect I M Pei dies aged 102

I M Pei, the architect behind buildings including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris, has died aged 102.

French doctor charged with poisoning 17 patients

A criminal investigation has been launched against a French doctor over the poisoning of 17 people in France. Frédéric...

Man killed by crossbow in Germany led ‘medieval cult’

The man killed in a crossbow murder-suicide pact in Germany is believed to have led a cultish group devoted to medieval folklore...

Candidates spar for European Commission president job

The candidates to take over from Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission have clashed in a televised debate broadcast across...

Sri Lanka extends nationwide curfew after anti-Muslim riots

Sri Lanka has imposed a nationwide curfew for the second night in a row after a wave of anti-Muslim violence in the...

Brexit: MPs to vote on implementation bill in early June

MPs will be asked to vote on Brexit again in early June whether or not the government and Labour have reached a...

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