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Spain’s Socialists promise to act fast to form government as far-right surges

Spain’s Socialists promise to act fast to form government as far-right surges

Published 11/11/2019

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s Socialist party pledged on Monday to act fast to form a government after its leader and acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez [more…]

‘Pam! Pam! Pam!’: Shooting of protester marks step up in Hong Kong violence

‘Pam! Pam! Pam!’: Shooting of protester marks step up in Hong Kong violence

Published 11/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester and a man was set on fire on Monday as the territory [more…]

Hong Kong leader says violence has far exceeded calls for democracy

Hong Kong leader says violence has far exceeded calls for democracy

Published 11/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday the violence that is roiling the former British colony has exceeded protesters’ [more…]

For U.S. diplomats, public impeachment hearings could be catharsis and maybe a circus

For U.S. diplomats, public impeachment hearings could be catharsis and maybe a circus

Published 10/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On the first day of November, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff [more…]

Bangladeshis hunker down in storm shelters as cyclone Bulbul nears

Bangladeshis hunker down in storm shelters as cyclone Bulbul nears

Published 09/11/2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - Thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, huddled in shelters in southwestern coastal areas on Saturday as the country prepared for the [more…]

White House official says he heard U.S. envoy push for investigation of Bidens

White House official says he heard U.S. envoy push for investigation of Bidens

Published 09/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An official on the White House’s National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union explicitly press Ukrainian [more…]

Paris police detain rocker Pete Doherty for buying drugs

Paris police detain rocker Pete Doherty for buying drugs

Published 08/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - British rocker Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying drugs, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Friday. Doherty, 40, shot [more…]

Late Prodigy singer Flint’s belongings sell for nearly $450,000

Late Prodigy singer Flint’s belongings sell for nearly $450,000

Published 08/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Clothes, furniture and music awards belonging to Keith Flint, the late frontman of the Prodigy, have sold for nearly $450,000 at auction, [more…]

Wanted: Artists to live and work in Lagos, Nigeria

Wanted: Artists to live and work in Lagos, Nigeria

Published 07/11/2019

(This 4th November story is refiled to fix punctuation in name of foundation) By Alexis Akwagyiram and Nneka Chile LAGOS (Reuters) - An artist who [more…]

‘Order!’: Meet the Belgian musician behind the Bercow dance remix

‘Order!’: Meet the Belgian musician behind the Bercow dance remix

Published 07/11/2019

ANTWERP (Reuters) - The famous bellows of “Order!” by former British parliamentary Speaker John Bercow have shimmied their way out of Westminster and into a [more…]