Ethiopia PM hosts most expensive dinner

Image copyright Ethiopia Prime Minister's Office Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed has hosted a lavish fundraising dinner as part of a drive to secure $1bn (£750m) for infrastructure projects in the capital. The dinner, dubbed "the…

White House tells ex-aide not to testify

Image copyright AFP Image caption Don McGahn left the White House in October The White House has directed one of its former legal advisers not to testify to a congressional committee about special counsel Robert…

N Korea women forced into China sex trade

Image copyright Korea Future Initiative Image caption The trade of North Korean women in China is said to be worth $100m a year for criminal organisations Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being…

Austrian government in turmoil over video scandal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Heinz-Christian Strache was forced to resign following a video scandal All ministers from Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) have resigned, throwing the government into chaos. The Freedom Party's leader…

Death sentence for French drug smuggler

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Félix Dorfin says he will appeal against his death sentence A Frenchman has been sentenced to death for drug trafficking in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a…

Whos the tycoon who just paid off 400…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robert Frederick Smith with his wife, former Playboy model Hope Dworaczyk Four hundred college seniors in the US state of Georgia just received a dream graduation present from billionaire…

Milkshake thrown at Nigel Farage

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Brexit Party leader was campaigning in NewcastleNigel Farage had milkshake thrown at him during a campaign walkabout. The Brexit Party leader had just given a short…

Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

Image copyright Reuters US car giant Ford has announced it will cut 7,000 jobs globally by the end of August in an effort to save costs. The plan will reduce Ford's workforce by 10% and…