Trump considers new tax cut to boost economy

Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump has confirmed he is considering a new, temporary payroll tax cut to help boost the US economy. White House officials had earlier dismissed reports that the administration was…

Soundgathering musician killed by grizzly bear

Image copyright AFP Image caption Unprovoked grizzly bear attacks are usually very rare A Franco-Canadian man died after being attacked by a grizzly bear in a remote area of Canada last week, police announced on…

Pakistan to seek world court ruling on Kashmir

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTwo wars, a 60-year dispute - a history of the Kashmir conflictPakistan has said it will take the Kashmir dispute to the International Court of Justice. The…

De Niro firm sues ex-employee for misusing funds

Image copyright Getty Images A production company owned by US actor Robert De Niro is suing a former employee who it accuses of misusing funds and watching Netflix at work. Canal Productions accuses Chase Robinson…

Facebook to stop stalking you – but only…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg first promised the new tool at the firm's F8 developers conference Facebook is drawing back the veil to show what data it collects on users.…

Italy PM Conte to quit amid coalition row

Image copyright EPA Image caption Italy's PM Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate flanked by Matteo Salvini (L) and Luigi Di Maio After a blistering attack on coalition partner Matteo Salvini, Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte…

Beer company says sorry for sexist jokes

Image copyright _ Image caption The joke 'When can a woman make you a millionaire? When you are a billionaire', caused outrage A beer company in Rwanda has apologised after an critics said jokes that…

Gunman holds bus passengers hostage in Rio

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArmed police surround bus with hostages on boardMilitary police say they have "neutralised" a man who took a number of passengers hostage on a commuter bus in…