Saturday, June 23, 2018
Man shot dead after seizing soldier’s gun at Paris’ Orly airport

Man shot dead after seizing soldier’s gun at Paris’ Orly airport

French Interior Minister Bruno le Roux told on Saturday, said security forces shot dead a man who seized a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly...
UN deputy scribe tasks FG on prompt preparations for census

Gender economic equality will take 170years – Amina Mohammed

It will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said. Mohammed, in her...
PM May wants to give parliament time to debate Syria strikes: spokesman

UK PM May should call an early election to cope with Brexit: Hague

British Prime Minister Theresa May should scrap fixed-term parliaments and call an early general election to ensure she has the time and political security...
68.5m people displaced globally – UNHCR

Nigerians, others taking ‘enormous risks’ to Europe – UNHCR

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has raised an alarm that refugees and migrants, many of them Nigerians, are taking...
Designers offer winter romance, trip to the country at London Fashion Week

Designers offer winter romance, trip to the country at London Fashion Week

British designer labels took fashionistas on dream-like escapes, to snowy mountain peaks and the English countryside at London Fashion Week on Sunday, presenting luxurious...
Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat

Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017

Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in...
British govt rejects call to ban Trump from meeting the Queen

British govt rejects call to ban Trump from meeting the Queen

The British Government on Tuesday rejected a petition which argued that receiving the new president as a guest would embarrass the Queen. The British foreign...
Swiss voters reject new corporate tax system

Swiss voters reject new corporate tax system

Voters in Switzerland have rejected a plan to reform the country's corporate tax system, sending the government back to the drawing board. Business and political...
Queen Elizabeth celebrates Sapphire Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth celebrates Sapphire Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth, the world’s longest-reigning living monarch, celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee on Monday as Britain commemorated 65 years since she ascended the British throne. The...
16 killed as Italy school bus crash

16 dead as Italy school bus crash

A bus carrying schoolchildren has crashed and caught fire in northern Italy, killing at least 16 people, emergency officials say. The bus, carrying pupils from...