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TV host Charlie Rose suspended

TV host Charlie Rose suspended

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The allegations made against Charlie Rose span from the 1990s to 2011 US talk show host Charlie Rose has been suspended by several television networks following allegations of sexual harassment. Eight women accused Mr Rose of inappropriate behaviour in a report published by The Washington Post. “These allegations are […]

Experts not required

Experts not required

Image copyright Kelly Fitzsimmons Photography Image caption Tara Reed teaches people how to build apps without knowing code Tara Reed’s first company, Kollecto, is a Netflix-style app, which recommends personalised, affordable art to people. The algorithm was a success, but what really staggered the tech industry was that Ms Reed had built the app and […]

Canada deer trapped in hammock still on the loose

Canada deer trapped in hammock still on the loose

Image copyright Trina Swick / Facebook A Canadian deer who has warmed the hearts of locals is still on the loose. Nicknamed “Hammy” after he got stuck in a purple hammock, the buck has become a bit of a celebrity in his hometown of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. He was cut loose from the hammock […]

US moves to block AT&T's $85.4bn takeover of Time Warner

US moves to block AT&T's $85.4bn takeover of Time Warner

Image copyright Getty Images The US Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to block telecoms giant AT&T’s $85.4bn acquisition of Time Warner, the owner of CNN and HBO. The decision sets up a high-profile fight over US anti-trust law, which has rarely been tested in cases involving companies that do not directly compete. AT&T […]

US border agent killed in patrol 'attack'

US border agent killed in patrol 'attack'

Image copyright Getty Images US authorities say a Texas border patrol agent has died and his partner was seriously injured while on duty. They were attacked with rocks about 30 miles (48km) from the Mexico border, according to a labour union for border agents. The FBI, which is leading the investigation, confirmed the agents “were […]

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Miles of unused pipes, prepared for the Keystone XL pipeline, in North Dakota in 2014 Nebraska regulators have approved the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the controversial and long-delayed project to progress. The commissioners voted 3-2 in favour of the project, which will link Canada’s oil sands […]

Paris wins bid to host EU banking agency post-Brexit

Paris wins bid to host EU banking agency post-Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images Paris has won a battle to host the European Banking Authority (EBA), which will relocate from London after the UK leaves the European Union. The French capital’s victory follows a win earlier for Amsterdam, which will host the London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA). Paris was picked after lots were drawn when […]

Germany's Merkel 'prefers new vote' after coalition talks fail

Germany's Merkel 'prefers new vote' after coalition talks fail

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGerman chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said it was a day of “deep reflection” for Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she would prefer new elections to leading a minority government, after a breakdown in coalition talks plunged the country into political crisis. She also said […]

US declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'

US declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump has reversed the decision made by former president George W Bush in 2008 President Trump has announced that the US is re-designating North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, nine years after it was removed from the list. In a cabinet meting on Monday, he said the move […]

Mugabe 'let wife usurp power'

Mugabe 'let wife usurp power'

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party is set to begin impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday. The announcement came after a Monday deadline for his resignation passed. Party member Paul Mangawana said the process could take as little as two days to complete, and President Mugabe could be removed by Wednesday. He said the president […]

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