Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby (centre, front row) are joined by some survivors of Christian persecution Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review into the plight of persecuted Christians around the world and how much help they get from the UK. The…
Image copyright AFP The German reporter Claas Relotius, accused by top news magazine Der Spiegel of faking stories, could now face embezzlement charges. Der Spiegel says it is filing a criminal complaint alleging he solicited donations for Syrian orphans from readers with any proceeds going to his personal account. Der Spiegel said last week that…
Boy sells his drawings to help his mother during the partial government shutdown in the US.
Image copyright IQiyi Image caption The Story of Yanxi Palace revolves around its female protagonist, Wei Yingluo It has love but also hatred, intrigue, revenge, poisoning rivals and even killing babies. The Chinese drama Story of Yanxi Palace is the most Googled TV show of 2018 globally, despite Google being largely blocked in the country.…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump v Democrats on the border wall and government shutdownPresident Donald Trump's standoff with Democrats over a border wall has dragged the US into the longest-ever government shutdown. Both sides appear to be dug in, so how might it end? Mr Trump continues to call the border…
Image copyright IISD/ENB - Kiara Worth Image caption Efforts to find compromise language failed and the text was dropped Attempts to incorporate a key scientific study into global climate talks in Poland have failed. The IPCC report on the impacts of a temperature rise of 1.5C, had a significant impact when it was launched last…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The song was recorded for the 1949 film Neptune's Daughter and won an Oscar for Best Original Song in 1950 It's a Christmas classic probably being played in shops and radio stations all over the world. But a radio station in Cleveland, Ohio has decided to remove Baby It's…
Image copyright Getty Images With two days to go until the crucial Brexit vote, the prime minister has warned MPs they face "uncharted waters" if they reject her deal. Speaking to the Mail on Sunday, the PM said a rejection of her proposals would mean "grave uncertainty" for the UK. She warned MPs their actions…
Image copyright Getty Images The UK faces a "constitutional crisis" if Theresa May does not publish the full legal advice on her Brexit deal on Monday, Labour has warned. The PM says the advice is confidential. but some MPs think ministers do not want to admit it says the UK could be indefinitely tied to…
Image copyright EPA Image caption German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Australian PM Scott Morrison at the G20 Summit As Australia's fifth prime minister since 2013, Scott Morrison could probably forgive German Chancellor Angela Merkel for doing some quick study before their first meeting. As the pair sat down together at the G20 summit, cameras captured…
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