Trump to travel to storm-ravaged Texas – The Hill

President Trump early Sunday said he will travel to Texas, which has been hit hard by Tropical Storm Harvey. “I will be going to Texas as soon as that trip can be made without causing disruption,” he tweeted. “The focus must be life and safety.” I will be going to Texas as soon as that […]

​AstraZeneca to make multimillion-pound investment in UK site – The Guardian

AstraZeneca, Britain’s second-largest drugmaker, is to announce further investment in its Macclesfield site in northern England, in a boost for Britain’s £60bn life sciences industry. The move, worth tens of millions of pounds, is expected to be announced this week when the government launches its industrial strategy for the sector in Birmingham on Wednesday. However, […]

Storm Harvey: Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by ‘catastrophic floods’

Storm Harvey: Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by ‘catastrophic floods’

Media captionMany people have had to be rescued from flood water Up to 2,000 people have been rescued from floods in and around Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains. There are reports of possible deaths in submerged vehicles, but investigations continue, Chief Darryl Coleman of the Harris County Sheriff’s […]

Myanmar Rakhine: Thousands flee to Bangladesh border

Myanmar Rakhine: Thousands flee to Bangladesh border

Image copyright AFP Image caption Thousands of civilians have fled their homes in Rakhine state Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar. Members of the Muslim Rohingya minority escaped to the border with Bangladesh but Bangladeshi border guards are […]

Where is Santiago Maldonado? Argentina searches for missing protester

Where is Santiago Maldonado? Argentina searches for missing protester

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Santiago Maldonado has been missing since 1 August “Where is Santiago Maldonado?” Social media in Argentina is chiming with the same phrase, loaded with anger and frustration. The protester, 28, went missing at an indigenous-rights rally in Patagonia at the start of August, on land owned by Italian clothing company […]