Trump NFL row: US president urges fans to boycott games

Trump NFL row: US president urges fans to boycott games

Media captionWarriors head coach Steve Kerr: Trump comments ‘awful’ US President Donald Trump has urged a boycott of the National Football League (NFL) to force teams to punish players who protest during the national anthem. In a growing row with the sports world, Mr Trump repeated that such players should be fired or suspended. The […]

Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump holding a customised Patriots jersey he was presented with earlier this year US President Donald Trump is facing growing condemnation from the sports world after his criticism of players. On Friday, Mr Trump said the National Football League (NFL) should fire players who protest during the US […]

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term

Media captionHow young voters are shaking up the election Germans head to the polls today for the country’s federal elections, in a key test for Angela Merkel. She is seeking a fourth term as chancellor, and to retain her Christian Democrat party’s (CDU) status as the largest presence in Germany’s Bundestag. The CDU’s coalition partner, […]

Six injured in east London ‘acid attack’

Six injured in east London ‘acid attack’

Media captionFootage of police and other emergency services around Stratford has been shared on social media Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, in a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST, following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was […]

The Syrian girl who sings through war

Sana, 11, lives in a small town not far from the Syrian city of Aleppo. Her singing allows her to forget about the war ravaging her country. Produced by: Faisal Irshaid, Dina Demrdash Source Article from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-41365564The Syrian girl who sings through war

Soul singer Charles Bradley dies aged 68

Soul singer Charles Bradley dies aged 68

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bradley, seen on tour in June 2017, before the sudden cancellation of his winter tour Charles Bradley, a soul singer who found fame in his later years, has died from cancer aged 68. The former James Brown impersonator, nicknamed “the screaming eagle of soul” released his first album No […]

US bombers stage N Korea show of force

US bombers stage N Korea show of force

US bombers fly close to North Korea to show “president has many military options to defeat any threat” – Pentagon This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a […]

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

Image copyright AFP Image caption Petrol prices are on the rise in Pyongyang China has moved to limit North Korea’s oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday. China is North Korea’s most important trading partner, and one of its only sources of hard currency. The ban […]

Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Khoramshahr missile was displayed at a military parade on Friday Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is […]

Russia: Trump and Kim are like ‘children in a kindergarten’

Russia: Trump and Kim are like ‘children in a kindergarten’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Lavrov said the exchanges were “like when children in a kindergarten start fighting”. Russia’s foreign minister has likened the war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to a kindergarten fight between children. The North Korean leader earlier labelled Mr Trump “mentally deranged” and a “dotard” after Mr […]

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