Rally over drowned man marred by police clashes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Riot police speak to people during a gathering in Nantes over the death of Steve Maia Caniço Police in western France have fired tear gas at protesters after a vigil…

Seven held over Italy nightclub stampede

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police say the men are part of a criminal group operating in central and eastern Italy Italian police have arrested seven young men in connection with a stampede at a…

Russian opposition leader detained

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Sobol was about to head to the unauthorised protest when she was taken by police Russian opposition leader Lyubov Sobol has been detained ahead of an unauthorised protest in…

Hong Kong braces for further protests

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption There have been weeks of protests in Hong Kong Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong for the ninth weekend in a row amid mounting tensions with the authorities. After an…

The woman driving Russias opposition protests

Image copyright Getty Images Lyubov Sobol shuffles slowly these days when she walks, leaning on a colleague's arm for support. After almost three weeks refusing food she says she feels dizzy and weak but determined…

Puerto Rico gets new governor after text scandal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPuerto Ricans celebrate Governor Ricardo Rosselló's political demiseA new governor has been sworn into office in Puerto Rico, bringing fresh controversy to the US territory. Pedro Pierluisi…

Sudan military and opposition in constitution deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption There were celebrations last month after progress on a power-sharing accord Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have agreed on a constitutional declaration which will pave the way…

Weak pound boosting UK tourism industry

Image copyright Getty Images The number of tourists visiting the UK from China has risen by almost a fifth this summer, the latest figures show. Travel data firm ForwardKeys said that summer flight bookings from…