Former Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga collapses and dies

Former Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga collapses and dies

Defender Moise Brou Apanga played 33 times for Gabon including at two Africa Cup of Nations Tributes have been paid to former Gabon international Moise Brou Apanga who died on Wednesday from a suspected heart attack. The 35-year-old collapsed during a training session with his Gabonese club FC 105 Libreville. He played for the Panthers […]

Obese woman to move to UAE after ‘losing 250kg’ in India

Obese woman to move to UAE after ‘losing 250kg’ in India

Image copyright Saifee hospital An Egyptian woman believed to have been the world’s heaviest is to be moved to the UAE after a row over her weight loss at the Indian hospital she was being treated at. Mumbai’s Saifee hospital said Eman Abd El Aty had weight loss surgery and was free to go as […]

Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns of UK ‘illusions’ over talks with EU

Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns of UK ‘illusions’ over talks with EU

Image copyright Reuters Image caption German MPs frequently applauded Ms Merkel’s points about Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel says some British people have “illusions” about discussing the UK’s future ties with the EU at the same time as nailing down the UK’s Brexit terms. An EU-UK deal can only be discussed once the exit issues […]

France election: Teenagers protest at candidates Macron and Le Pen

France election: Teenagers protest at candidates Macron and Le Pen

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The banner reads: “Neither Macron nor FN. The uprising is now” Teenagers in Rennes and other French cities have held rallies or blocked schools in a protest against both presidential candidates. In a campaign tagged “We deserve better”, about 1,000 people came out in the western city to chant “neither […]

Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny attacked with "brilliant green" dye

Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny attacked with "brilliant green" dye

Image copyright @navalny Image caption It is the second time Mr Navalany has had paint thrown on him this year Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been taken to hospital after an antiseptic green dye was splashed on his face in Moscow. It is the second time he has been attacked with zelyonka (“brilliant green” […]

German soldier posed as Syrian refugee and ‘planned attack’

German soldier posed as Syrian refugee and ‘planned attack’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The German soldier did not speak Arabic but received refugee aid, reports say A German soldier who pretended to be a Syrian refugee and was allegedly planning a gun attack has been arrested in southern Germany. Prosecutors in Frankfurt said the 28-year-old suspect was motivated by a “xenophobic background”. A […]

Russian spy ship Liman sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter

Russian spy ship Liman sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter

Media captionArchive footage of Russian spy ship which sank off Turkey A Russian spy ship has sunk off the Turkish coast after being breached in a collision with a freighter, with all its crew rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says. Russia confirmed earlier that the hull of the Liman, part of its Black Sea Fleet, […]

BBC exposes flaws in ‘world’s most secure’ email service

BBC exposes flaws in ‘world’s most secure’ email service

A BBC Click investigation has thrown doubt on claims that the small, personal email server Nomx can provide “absolute security”. Created by entrepreneur Will Donaldson, Nomx says it uses the “world’s most secure communications protocol” to protect email messages. But security analysts cracked the device’s simple passwords and hacked its hardware and software. Defending itself, […]

Police to use facial recognition at Champions League final

Police to use facial recognition at Champions League final

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Wales Police has provided £177,000 for facial recognition technology that they plan to use at the stadium Police in Wales plan to use facial recognition on fans during the Champions League final in Cardiff on 3 June, according to a government contract posted online. Faces will be scanned […]

Terror arrest near Houses of Parliament

Terror arrest near Houses of Parliament

Image copyright AFP Image caption The suspect was under surveillance for “some time” before being arrested A man carrying knives near the Houses of Parliament has been wrestled to the ground by armed police and arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences. The man, thought to be 27, was detained as part of an intelligence-led operation […]