IS conflict: Up to 30,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq – UN

IS conflict: Up to 30,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq – UN

Image copyright Amaq/Twitter Image caption IS has defeated militarily in Iraq and most of Syria Between 20,000 and 30,000 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Syria and Iraq despite the group’s recent losses, according to a United Nations report. The report says that while many fighters, planners and commanders have been killed, some IS members […]

Israeli PM and UK Labour leader clash

Israeli PM and UK Labour leader clash

Media captionCorbyn asked about Tunisia wreath-laying criticism Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved “unequivocal condemnation” for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity. Mr Corbyn […]

Fans to return to Egypt league games

Fans to return to Egypt league games

Egyptian football fans are to be allowed into league matches for the first time since 2012 Egypt’s sports minister has announced that fans will be allowed back to watch league matches on a regular basis for the first time since 2012. Supporters were banned from attending matches in February 2012 after at least 74 Al […]

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills at least 22

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills at least 22

Media captionParts of the bridge can be seen collapsing A motorway bridge has collapsed near the northwest Italian city of Genoa, sending vehicles plummeting up to 90m (295ft) to the ground and killing at least 22 people, officials say. Video footage appears to show one of the towers holding up the suspension bridge collapsing in […]

Sweden cars: 80 set on fire by gangs in several cities

Sweden cars: 80 set on fire by gangs in several cities

Image copyright EVN Image caption Dozens of vehicles were set ablaze one after another in western Swedish cities Dozens of cars have been set alight in Sweden overnight, in what police say may be a co-ordinated criminal action. Up to 80 vehicles were badly damaged by gangs of black-clad youths, beginning at about 21:00 local […]

Google tracks users who turn off location history

Google tracks users who turn off location history

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The study found that users had to turn off another setting in order to disable location being recorded Google records users’ locations even when they have asked it not to, a report from the Associated Press has suggested. The issue could affect up to two billion Android and Apple […]

Monster Hunter World sales yanked by China

Monster Hunter World sales yanked by China

Image copyright Capcom Image caption China was expected to be one of the biggest markets for the fantasy video game Monster Hunter World – the blockbuster video game – has been banned by China’s censors just days after going on sale. The local publisher, Tencent, said the intervention had followed “a large number of complaints”, […]

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Media captionThe car can be seen crashing into a barrier A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. The vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians shortly after 07:30 BST, injuring three people. The suspect, in his late 20s, is not believed to be known […]

UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

Image copyright Getty Images UK unemployment fell by 65,000 to 1.36 million in three months to June – the lowest for more than 40 years, official figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show. They also show a rise in productivity, but a slowdown in wage growth. Wages, excluding bonuses, grew by 2.7% in […]

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Media captionCorbyn asked about Tunisia wreath-laying criticism Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved “unequivocal condemnation” for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity. Mr Corbyn […]