Barr defends Mueller letter amid furore

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAttorney General Barr defends his summary of the Mueller reportThe US attorney general has defended his handling of the Russia inquiry amid complaints he misrepresented the special…

Police and protesters clash in Paris May Day…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionParis May Day protests: Demonstrators clash with policeFrench police have fired tear gas on masked protesters who joined large May Day demonstrations in Paris. Traditionally a union-led…

US judge rules to save Confederate statues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Debate around Confederate statues sparked deadly protests in Charlottesville in August 2017 A Virginia judge has ruled that Charlottesville's Confederate statues are war memorials protected by state law and…

Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak

Image copyright Reuters Gavin Williamson has been sacked as defence secretary following an inquiry into a leak from a top-level National Security Council meeting. Downing Street said the PM had "lost confidence in his ability…

Venezuelas Guaidó calls for new protests

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mass protests are expected on Wednesday after violent clashes the day before Venezuelans are expected to gather for mass protests on Wednesday after opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for fresh…

Museum can keep artwork looted by Nazis

Image copyright Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Image caption Camille Pissarro's Rue Saint-Honoré in the Afternoon. Effects of Rain has been in the museum's collection since 1993 A Spanish museum is allowed to keep an artwork that the…

Julian Assange jailed over bail breach

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Julian Assange pumped his fist at photographers as he arrived at Southwark Crown Court ahead of the hearing Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail…

Campaigners lose Heathrow runway challenge

Image copyright PA Campaigners have lost a High Court challenge against the government's decision to approve plans for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport. Five councils, residents, environmental charities and London Mayor Sadiq Khan…