US election: Two Muslim voters’ views on Donald Trump

What do American Muslims in Miami, Florida, make of the Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump? BBC Radio 5 live spoke to Latina Muslim student Gabriela Redondo and Muslim attorney Yasir Billoo. US election: Two Muslim voters’ views on Donald Trump

Lily Allen in Calais: ‘I apologise on behalf of my country’

Singer Lily Allen has apologised “on behalf of my country” after visiting a refugee camp in Calais. She was reduced to tears when she went to meet unaccompanied child migrants living in the makeshift camp known as the “jungle”. Lily Allen in Calais: ‘I apologise on behalf of my country’

‘Sex traffickers put a gun to my head’

Hundreds of women are trafficked from Romania to Britain and the rest of Europe, and forced into prostitution. Naomi Grimley has spoken to survivors – and one unrepentant trafficker. ‘Sex traffickers put a gun to my head’

Acendas Travel acquires Edina Travel – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Acendas Travel, a travel management company headquartered in Minneapolis and Kansas City, has acquired Edina Travel. Acendas provides corporate/business, vacation/leisure and meeting/incentives travel services Among its clients are the Minnesota Wild. Acendas provides some player movement and scout and front office travel for the team. The addition of Edina Travel, which primarily provides vacation travel services, […]

France plays hardball over the UK’s financial passport – CNBC

Chief among investors’ concerns surrounding a so-called Hard Brexit is that UK-based financial firms will lose so-called passporting rights if the country was pushed out of the Single Market. The EU financial passport allows banks and asset managers to conduct business across the 28 member states without seeking country-by-country regulatory approval. UK Foreign Secretary Boris […]

Syria conflict: US and Russia to resume talks on Saturday

Syria conflict: US and Russia to resume talks on Saturday

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of people have been killed since an assault by government forces on rebel-held parts of Aleppo began last month The US and Russia have announced that they will resume talks on Syria, which broke down earlier this month. Washington broke off all negotiations with Moscow nine days ago amid […]

Syrian terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr found dead in cell in Germany

Syrian terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr found dead in cell in Germany

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Police released pictures of the suspect after Saturday’s raid on his flat A Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport has killed himself in his prison cell in Leipzig, Germany, officials say. Saxony’s state justice ministry said Jaber al-Bakr was found dead and that […]

Hollande faces fresh controversy over ‘toothless’ remark

Hollande faces fresh controversy over ‘toothless’ remark

Image copyright AP Image caption Ms Trierweiler has posted an apparent text message from Mr Hollande in 2005 The French president’s former girlfriend, Valerie Trierweiler, has renewed her claim he used “toothless” as a nickname for the poor. Francois Hollande was accused of using the term by Ms Trierweiler after their acrimonious split in 2014. […]