Diana Magnay , Reporter

  • Published on 12 Aug 2017 Sections , ,

    China has urged the United States and North Korea to calm down and avoid ramping up tensions.

  • Published on 10 Aug 2017 Sections

    It’s a remarkable story two former Al-Qaeda hostages who survived six years in captivity in Mali have finally been freed. They were kidnapped by extremists in Timbuktu in 2011 who demanded a ransom of 10 million euros for each of them. Both have now said they’re not clear if any money changed hands in return…

  • Published on 4 Aug 2017

    The polls could hardly be tighter. A wafer thin margin divides Kenya’s incumbent president and the man he defeated last time. And with so much at stake – there are fears of widespread violence after Tuesday’s election. Just this week a top election official was murdered – and there are allegations on both sides of…

  • Published on 27 Jul 2017 Sections

    Europe’s problem – seeking Europe’s solution. As thousands more migrants and asylum seekers attempt the dangerous journey by the day, France now says it plans to set up screening centres inside Libya – President Macron says he hopes it will stop people taking “crazy risks”. Up to a million people are inside Libyan camps trying…

  • Published on 25 Jul 2017 Sections

    Israel has dismantled metal detectors at a holy site in Jerusalem, following widespread protests by Palestinians. They were installed along with security cameras after two Israeli police officers guarding the site were shot dead by Arab Israelis, sparking a week of mass protests and further bloodshed on both sides. Muslim leaders, though, are still urging…

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections

    In the name of justice and the rule of law, the Polish president has blocked two out of three controversial judicial reforms which have sparked eight days of mass protests across the country. The president said he was rejecting proposals backed by MPs, one to replace supreme court justices with government nominees, and another giving parliament the…

  • Published on 9 Jun 2017 Sections ,

    This has been a night of vindication for Jeremy Corbyn, defying his critics with Labour’s best result for almost 20 years.

  • Published on 29 May 2017 Sections , ,

    President Macron may be fresh to the job but he has wasted no time in availing himself of all the grand stage craft of the French Presidency to impress his guests. Today he hosted Vladimir Putin in Versaille. With deep disagreements over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine – as well as allegations of Russian…

  • Published on 28 May 2017 Sections

    At Heathrow passengers still face disruption following BA’s global computer system crash. The company’s CEO today apologised and said the airline hoped to operate a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow.

  • Published on 27 May 2017 Sections

    The White House refuses to comment on reports that Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner tried to set up secret back channels with Russia during the transition. US media claims the talks took place between Mr Kushner, the short lived National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Russia’s Ambassador to the US back in December.…

  • Published on 13 Apr 2017 Sections

    Dozens of arrests. Special police patrols. Ambulances drafted in to treat people overcome by the effects. The impact of the banned synthetic drug spice has already hit Manchester hard – and now charities say it could spread to other towns and cities across the country.

  • Published on 12 Apr 2017 Sections ,

    German police investigating the bomb attack on the Dortmund football team bus say a letter found near the scene suggests a possible Islamist link – and one suspect has been taken into custody. But they admitted they are still “in the dark” as to the motive.

  • Published on 11 Apr 2017 Sections ,

    Since we’ve been on air there are reports that there’s been an explosion close to to the team bus of the German football team Borussia Dortmund.

  • Published on 10 Apr 2017 Sections

    The hallucinogenic and highly addictive drug spice is causing chaos in Britain’s prisons and turning its users into a zombie-like state in city centres around the country. In Manchester, in particular, the problem is said to have reached epidemic proportions.  

  • Published on 6 Apr 2017 Sections , ,

    Charities claim hard-hit families could lose thousands of pounds a year – thanks to the two child limit on universal credit. We meet those already struggling to manage.