Neymar Paris St-Germain French league debut delayed

Neymar Paris St-Germain French league debut delayed

Media captionI didn’t come to PSG to be the star – Neymar speaks to BBC Sport Brazil forward Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will not play in Paris St-Germain’s first French league match of the season after his documents failed to be lodged in time. His international transfer certificate missed a midnight deadline, so […]

Russia: Eight missing in flooded diamond mine

Russia: Eight missing in flooded diamond mine

Image copyright EPA Image caption The adjacent open-pit mine is no longer active as operations have moved underground Eight miners are missing after a flood at Russia’s largest diamond mine. Water leaked into an underground shaft on Friday morning when more than 100 workers were inside. Most have been rescued from Mir mine in eastern […]

Extreme weather ‘could kill up to 100,000 a year’ in Europe by 2100

Extreme weather ‘could kill up to 100,000 a year’ in Europe by 2100

Image copyright AFP Image caption Heat waves will cause most weather-related deaths if measures are not taken, the study says Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people each year in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists say. The number is 50 times more deaths than […]

Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league

Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league

Media captionI didn’t come to PSG to be the star – Neymar speaks to BBC Sport Brazil forward Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will miss Paris St-Germain’s first French league match of the season on Saturday after his documents failed to be lodged in time. His international transfer certificate did not meet a midnight […]

Aldi pulls eggs from German stores over fipronil poison fear

Aldi pulls eggs from German stores over fipronil poison fear

Image copyright EPA Image caption Contaminated eggs are destroyed at a farm in the Netherlands Supermarket giant Aldi has withdrawn all eggs from sale from its stores in Germany as they may have been contaminated by insecticide. Tests showed that the chemical fipronil, which can harm people’s kidneys, liver and thyroid glands, was found in […]

Europe heatwave sparks health warnings as temperatures soar

Europe heatwave sparks health warnings as temperatures soar

Media captionHigh temperatures combined with high humidity make conditions dangerous Parts of Europe are experiencing their most extreme heat in more than a decade as temperatures hit 44C (111 F). Several countries have issued health warnings as this week’s record-breaking weather conditions continue to affect swathes of the continent. Sweltering temperatures in Italy have sparked […]

Neymar: It’s sad people think Paris St-Germain move was motivated by money

Neymar: It’s sad people think Paris St-Germain move was motivated by money

Media playback is not supported on this device I wanted a bigger challenge and my heart chose PSG – Neymar Brazil forward Neymar says it is “sad” that people think his world-record move from Barcelona to Paris St-Germain was motivated by money. The 25-year-old joined the French club for a fee of 222m euros (£200m) […]

Russian jailed for hijacking thousands of PCs

Russian jailed for hijacking thousands of PCs

Image copyright AFP Image caption Billions of junk mail messages are sent every day by spammers A Russian man is facing 46 months in an American jail for running a network of hijacked computers. Maxim Senakh was sentenced in Minnesota for running the Ebury botnet that was used to steal login names and passwords from […]

Irish PM: ‘No economic border with UK’

Irish PM: ‘No economic border with UK’

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption The taoiseach told the audience at Queen’s University Belfast that Brexit was ‘the challenge of this generation’ Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has called for “unique solutions” to preserve the relationship between the UK and the European Union after Brexit. Speaking in Belfast during his first official visit to Northern […]

Danish prince refuses to be buried with his wife, the queen

Danish prince refuses to be buried with his wife, the queen

Media captionQueen Margrethe married Prince Henrik in 1967 Prince Henrik of Denmark will not be buried next to his wife Queen Margrethe, royal officials say, with the prince unhappy at never being designated her equal. The 83-year-old has long complained at being named as prince rather than king. It had been expected that the pair […]