The United States says its forces will have a more enlarged role in the push take the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State
The new FIFA president Gianni Infantino got down to work by organising a friendly football match for employees and guests at FIFA’s headquarters in
There have been clashes in Calais as police began clearing part of the shanty town in northern France where migrants are trying to reach Britain.
And they keep on coming. Despite the closure at the country’s northern border, refugees continue to flood into Greece. At least 2,000 more arrived
The Oscars ceremony is over for another year and it is time to count the cost of the red carpet, the statues, the caviar and champagne, and even the seats.
Italy has been accepting groups of Syrian refugees, flying them in by plane and sparing them the risk of dangerous sea and border crossings. The
Transforming agriculture from a subsistence activity into a driver of development and growth
The EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports. That’s according to some EU trade
George Pell, the highest-ranking Vatican official to testify at a Royal Commission in Australia into systematic child sex abuse, said children were
The former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has been released from prison. Hoeness served 21-months of his three-and-a-half-year sentence for tax
China expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries as it addresses overcapacity in bloated state enterprises amid slowing economic growth.
Hubert Zafke served in the Auschwitz death camp and is accused of being an accomplice to the murder of thousands of prisoners
From Chris Rock on why the Oscars are a bit racist, to Leonardo Di Caprio on why global warming is making life hard for film-makers, the Oscars
The United Nations is hoping that the truce brokered in Syria will provide a window of opportunity to distribute much needed aid in besieged areas
Otto Warmbier, 21, is a third-year business student, from the University of Virginia. His family live in Cincinnati, Ohio. Why is he in the news? He
“Hello and welcome to The Corner. Where the blue half of Manchester is celebrating winning the first piece of competitive silverware of the season
Leap years – which see an extra day (29th) added to February every four years to allow for the Earth taking 365.2422 days to orbit the sun – are
Kicking off the 88th Academy awards, host Chris Rock addressed the controversy over the lack of diversity that dominated the run-up to the event
Starbucks is to open in Italy where founder Howard Schultz says he got the idea to create the world's biggest chain of coffee shops.
Greece's economy performed slightly better than previously thought in Q4 of 2015. Revised figures show GDP actually expanded, but only by 0.1 percent from the previous quarter.
Prices in the eurozone slipped in February. Headline inflation fell to -0.2 percent low oil prices, a further worry for the European Central Bank on deflation.
Commentators say the results could mean Iran will further its new ties with the West after the recent nuclear deal
For years, people have poked fun at Leonardo DiCaprio and his bad luck when it comes to the Oscars.
Until 2016 the actor had been nominated three