Hillary Clinton says she feels ‘so much better’

Media captionFootage has captured Hillary Clinton staggering after leaving a 9/11 ceremony early Hillary Clinton has said in a telephone interview that she is feeling “so much better”, a day after being taken ill at a 9/11 commemoration. She also told CNN she had not disclosed a recent pneumonia diagnosis because “I just didn’t think […]

Notre Dame plot: Three more women under investigation

Notre Dame plot: Three more women under investigation

Image copyright AFP Image caption Soldiers patrol around the Louvre Museum in Paris French prosecutors have placed three young women under formal investigation over a foiled attack near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Ines Madani, 19, Sara Hervouet, 23, and Amel Sakaou, 39, were brought before anti-terrorism judges on Monday. The women are suspected of […]

Russia’s Norilsk Nickel admits ‘red river’ responsibility

Russia’s Norilsk Nickel admits ‘red river’ responsibility

Image copyright AFP/Greenpeacw Image caption Norilsk Nickel said the river discolouration posed no danger to people or wildlife The world’s biggest nickel producer has admitted a spillage at one of its plants was responsible for a river in the Russian Arctic turning blood-red. Norilsk Nickel says that heavy rains on 5 September caused a “filtration […]

Clinton regrets calling Trump supporters ‘deplorable’

Clinton regrets calling Trump supporters ‘deplorable’

Image copyright EPA / AFP Image caption Less than two months remain before the election US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has apologised for calling half of Donald Trump’s supporters “deplorable” people. But the Democrat launched a furious attack on her Republican opponent and promised to keep fighting “bigotry and racist rhetoric”. Mr Trump had responded […]

Syria conflict: Bombs rain down as truce hopes rise

Media captionDozens were killed in rebel-held Idlib, following an air strike on the market Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria reportedly killed at least 100 people hours after the US and Russia announced plans for a truce. An air strike on a market in Idlib killed up to 60 people while at least 45 […]

Syrian conflict: US and Russia agree peace moves

Media captionJohn Kerry: “If this arrangement holds then we will see a significant reduction in violence across Syria” Russia and the US have announced an agreement on Syria starting with a “cessation of hostilities” from sunset on Monday. Under the plan, the Syrian government will end combat missions in specified areas held by the opposition. […]

Facebook U-turn over ‘Napalm girl’ photograph

Facebook U-turn over ‘Napalm girl’ photograph

Image copyright Aftenposten/Nick Ut Image caption Espen Egil Hansen is editor of Aftenposten, Norway’s largest newspaper. Facebook says it will allow an iconic photograph of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack taken during the Vietnam war in 1972 to be used on its platform. It had previously removed the image, posted by a Norwegian author, […]

Texas mattress shop closes over ‘tasteless’ 9/11 ad

Texas mattress shop closes over ‘tasteless’ 9/11 ad

Image caption At the end of the advert staff knock over two towers of mattresses A Texas mattress shop is to close after facing a backlash for a 9/11-themed advert described as “tasteless”. Miracle Mattress faced strong criticism after its “twin tower sale” offered every mattress sold on the anniversary of the attacks for the […]

North Korea’s ‘biggest’ nuclear test sparks sanctions push

Media captionA North Korean TV presenter reads out the news The UN Security Council has agreed to begin drawing up new sanctions against North Korea over its fifth and reportedly biggest nuclear test. The decision was taken at an urgent meeting of the 15-member council. South Korea earlier accused the North’s leader Kim Jong-un of […]

Rapper Bobby Shmurda agrees to plea deal on conspiracy charges

Rapper Bobby Shmurda agrees to plea deal on conspiracy charges

Image copyright AP Image caption Some of the lyrics in Bobby Shmurda’s songs refer to gangs, drugs and weapons US rapper Bobby Shmurda has agreed to a plea deal on charges of conspiracy and possession of a weapon. Under the deal, he will face a minimum of seven years in prison to avoid going on […]