Australian politicians banned from China

Australian politicians banned from China

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Image copyright Getty Images/Liberal Party Image caption James Paterson, left, and Andrew Hastie, right, have both been outspoken in their criticism of the Chinese state. Two Australian politicians refused entry to China have said they will not retract their criticisms of the country.Liberal Party MP Andrew Hastie and Senator James Paterson were due to go…
Hong Kong police officer shot in leg by arrow

Hong Kong police officer shot in leg by arrow

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The officer was struck close to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University A Hong Kong police officer has been wounded in the leg with an arrow as security forces and anti-government protesters engaged in renewed clashes.Images showed the arrow embedded in the leg of the media liaison officer outside the campus…
Iran leader throws weight behind fuel price rise

Iran leader throws weight behind fuel price rise

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Anger at the fuel-price hike spilled on to the streets of the central city of Isfahan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said he supports a fuel price rise that has sparked protests across the country.The Ayatollah blamed "hooligans" and counter-revolutionaries for violence that has been witnessed in several…
Saudi Aramco flotation values oil giant at $1.7tn

Saudi Aramco flotation values oil giant at $1.7tn

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Image copyright Reuters Saudi Arabia has placed a preliminary valuation on state oil company Aramco of between $1.6tn (£1.22tn) and $1.7tn.The company has published an updated prospectus for its initial public offering (IPO), seeking more than $25bn for the sale of 1.5% of its shares. That would make it potentially the world's biggest IPO, coming…
Divisive candidate set to win Sri Lanka election

Divisive candidate set to win Sri Lanka election

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Front-runners Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa Sri Lanka's former wartime defence chief looks set to win the country's presidential election.Gotabaya Rajapaksa has claimed victory and his main rival has conceded, but official results are not confirmed.The election is the first the country held since a terror attack killed more than…
Colin Kaepernick does not attend NFL private workout

Colin Kaepernick does not attend NFL private workout

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Colin Kaepernick visits with fans following his NFL workout held at Charles R. Drew High SchoolUnsigned Colin Kaepernick chose not to attend an NFL-arranged private workout, instead holding his own session at a high school to allow media to attend.He said he wanted "transparency", claiming the NFL denied media access to its own planned workout…
‘We bring all the Igbos in Liverpool together’

‘We bring all the Igbos in Liverpool together’

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Members of Liverpool's Igbo community like to meet up regularly for good food and a dance, but this time they're joining together for a special reason.Their community centre, known as 'Igbo House', has fallen into a state of disrepair and they're hoping to raise funds to repair the building.Igbo people are native to south-central and…
Prince Andrew ‘categorically’ denies sex claims

Prince Andrew ‘categorically’ denies sex claims

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Andrew: 'Going to Pizza Express in Woking is an unusual thing for me to do'The Duke of York has "categorically" denied having any sexual contact with an American woman, who says she was forced to have sex with him aged 17. Answering questions about his links…
Prince Andrew: Newsnight interview on Epstein and allegations

Prince Andrew: Newsnight interview on Epstein and allegations

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Related Video and AudioVideo 1 minute 39 secondsVideo 1 minute 39 seconds1:39Video 19 secondsVideo 19 seconds0:19Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryPrince Andrew is talking to Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis about his relationship with Jeffrey EpsteinThe Queen's…
Crew members flee South Korea oil tanker fire

Crew members flee South Korea oil tanker fire

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Video At least nine crew members were injured following a blaze on a cargo ship docked in the South Korean port city of Ulsan.