US to ‘seek Huawei executive extradition’

US to ‘seek Huawei executive extradition’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei's Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada in December The US is expected to soon file a formal request for the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, Canadian media report. The Chinese telecoms executive was arrested on 1 December in Canada at the request of American officials. She is accused…
‘We can exterminate things without knowing’

‘We can exterminate things without knowing’

Prince William has interviewed Sir David Attenborough at the World Economic Forum in Davos.The veteran broadcaster urged leaders to care for the natural world, and warned that a healthy world was "absolutely essential" to human life.
Trump military transgender ban goes ahead

Trump military transgender ban goes ahead

Image copyright Reuters Image caption People protest President Trump's announcement of plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving The United States Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump to enforce his policy of banning certain transgender people from the military.The court voted 5-4 to grant a Trump administration request to lift injunctions…
France and Germany seal new deal as Brexit looms

France and Germany seal new deal as Brexit looms

Image copyright EPA Image caption At the signing ceremony, Mr Macron and Mrs Merkel embraced France and Germany have signed a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union.As the UK moves to leave the EU and a rising tide of populism challenges the…
Premier League striker on missing plane

Premier League striker on missing plane

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Emiliano Sala signed for Cardiff City on Saturday Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which went missing over the Channel Islands, the French Civil Aviation authority said.The £15m Argentine striker, 28, was one of two people on board the Piper Malibu which lost contact off…
Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of rape

Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of rape

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer has several previous convictions for violence US singer Chris Brown has been arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape, French police say.A 24-year-old woman alleges that the star assaulted her in a hotel suite in the city earlier this month.She reportedly told police that the pair met…
US spy suspect to stay in Russian custody

US spy suspect to stay in Russian custody

Image copyright Whelan family Image caption The Whelan family released an undated photo of Paul Whelan A former US marine accused of spying in Russia must remain in custody while he awaits trial, a court has ruled.Paul Whelan, 48, appeared in court in Moscow on Tuesday to appeal against a decision to deny him bail.He…
Ronaldo in court for tax evasion charge

Ronaldo in court for tax evasion charge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A smiling Ronaldo was met by a media circus despite his request to avoid the front door Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in court in Madrid amid a huge media presence to face tax evasion charges which could result in an €18.8m (£16.6m) fine.A judge refused the player's request…
Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn’s bail request denied

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn’s bail request denied

Image copyright Reuters A Tokyo court has rejected Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail, despite his promise to wear an electronic tag to secure his release. The former Nissan boss has been in detention since 19 November on allegations of financial misconduct. Lawyers for Mr Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, have said he could remain…
Zimbabwe leader abandons trip amid unrest

Zimbabwe leader abandons trip amid unrest

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Mnangagwa travelled to Europe to try to drum up investment for Zimbabwe Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has broken off a trip to Europe after violent protests in his home country.Mr Mnangagwa had been due to attend the Davos economic summit where he was expected to seek investment for Zimbabwe.Ministers…
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