Manchester attack: CCTV appears to show bomber shopping hours before explosion

New CCTV footage has emerged which appears to show the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi shopping at a convenience store. The footage was recorded in a store close to the flat where the suicide bomber was just hours before the attack at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people. The BBC has passed the footage to investigating […]

Michael Vick’s football legacy still impacts younger generation – ESPN (blog)

7:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ATLANTA — Eric Phoenix is just 16 years old, but he knows enough about Michael Vick to want to emulate the former Atlanta Falcons star. It seemed only appropriate when Phoenix, a left-handed quarterback prospect from Savannah, Georgia, was named the quarterback MVP at […]

Report reveals scale of food bank use in the UK – The Guardian

There are at least 2,000 food banks operating in the UK, giving out emergency food parcels on a weekly basis to people in hardship, according to research that shines fresh light on the rapid growth of charity food provision in austerity Britain. The research complements established information on UK food bank use compiled by the […]

UK eyeing fines for social media content moderation failures – TechCrunch

After the UK Prime Minister Theresa May secured a joint statement from the G7 on Friday, backing a call for social media firms to do more to combat online extremism, a Conservative minister has suggested the party is open to bringing in financial penalties or otherwise changing the law in order to encourage more action on problem content […]

France’s Macron holds ‘frank exchange’ with Putin

France’s Macron holds ‘frank exchange’ with Putin

Media captionThe leaders shared business-like handshakes in the sumptuous surroundings of Versailles French President Emmanuel Macron says he held a “frank exchange” with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face talks. The pair discussed “disagreements” in the meeting, held at the sumptuous Versailles palace near Paris. But Mr Macron said he wanted to work […]

Moscow storm: 11 killed as high winds strike Russian capital

Moscow storm: 11 killed as high winds strike Russian capital

Image copyright EPA Image caption Most fatalities are reported to have been caused by falling trees At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought medical help. Reports say that electrical cables were […]

Brexit talks: EU’s Barnier urges Europe’s MPs to be vigilant

Brexit talks: EU’s Barnier urges Europe’s MPs to be vigilant

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Barnier – a former EU commissioner – knows the UK financial system in depth The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has urged European MPs to be vigilant throughout the Brexit talks because there is a risk of unfair British competition. Mr Barnier was speaking at an EU parliamentary […]

German leaders step up attacks on Trump

German leaders step up attacks on Trump

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mrs Merkel says it is right not to gloss over differences with the US Germany’s top politicians have stepped up criticism of US President Donald Trump, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel said the US and UK were no longer reliable partners. On Monday Mrs Merkel said it was right […]