Romania loses second PM in seven months

Romania loses second PM in seven months

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Tudose has served for less than seven months in the post Romania has lost its second prime minister in seven months after Mihai Tudose’s own political party withdrew its backing. The Social Democrat (PSD) prime minister said he was resigning “with his head high”. The party has been riven […]

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared to be false. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” State Governor […]

Trump ‘in Oval Office foul-mouthed outburst about migrants’

Trump ‘in Oval Office foul-mouthed outburst about migrants’

Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump has reportedly lashed out at immigrants in a four-letter Oval Office outburst. “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Mr Trump told lawmakers on Thursday, according to the Washington Post. The remark was reportedly in reference to people from Haiti, El Salvador and […]

California mudslides: Rescuers say dozens still missing in rubble

California mudslides: Rescuers say dozens still missing in rubble

Media captionOprah shares mudslide carnage Hundreds of rescuers are combing wreckage in Southern California for nearly two dozen people still missing after deadly mudslides. More than 100 homes were destroyed, and another 300 have been damaged following the deluge that overwhelmed an area scorched by wildfires last month. At least 15 people have died and […]

Climate change: Trump says US ‘could conceivably’ rejoin Paris deal

Climate change: Trump says US ‘could conceivably’ rejoin Paris deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump gave no indication of how likely it would be for the US to return to the accord President Donald Trump has said the US could “conceivably” return to the 2015 Paris climate accord if an agreement treated America more fairly. He said it “was a bad deal for […]

Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

Media captionHeavy snow and high winds caused headaches for ski resorts Thousands of tourists have been left stranded after heavy snow in the Alps cut off towns and villages across Switzerland, France and Italy. In the Swiss resort of Zermatt, more than 13,000 tourists are trapped and some visitors who wanted to leave were airlifted […]

Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart News amid Trump row

Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart News amid Trump row

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bannon left his White House job amid reports of a power struggle Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s ex-chief strategist, has stepped down from the right-wing Breitbart News organisation where he built his reputation. The move comes amid a furore over remarks he reportedly made about President Donald Trump’s son. He described […]

Eight dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides

Eight dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mudslides have shut down major roadways in California At least eight people are dead amid mudslides in Southern California, where heavy rains triggered flooding and massive run-off, US media report. “Waist-deep” mudslides in areas scorched by wildfires last month shut down more than 30 miles (48km) of the main coastal […]

Trump: ‘Yeah I’ll beat Oprah. Oprah would be a lot of fun’

Trump: ‘Yeah I’ll beat Oprah. Oprah would be a lot of fun’

Media captionTrump: ‘I can beat Oprah’ President Donald Trump says it would be “fun” to run against former chat show doyenne Oprah Winfrey, amid calls for her to launch a White House bid. “Yeah, I’ll beat Oprah,” Mr Trump told reporters during a meeting to discuss immigration reform with US senators. His daughter Ivanka Trump […]

North and South Korea to begin high-level talks

North and South Korea to begin high-level talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The meeting will take place at the Peace House, which sits in the border village of Panmunjom North and South Korea will meet on Tuesday for high-level talks, the first between the countries in two years. The meeting is set to take place at 10:00 local time (01:00 GMT) […]