Petr Pavlensky: Russia artist held over Paris bank fire

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Petr Pavlensky, who calls himself a political artist, has faced criminal charges for his work in the past A controversial Russian artist who was granted political asylum in France has been arrested after setting fire to a bank in central Paris, police say. Petr Pavlensky was held early on […]

Google removes cupcake calorie counter from Maps

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some users did not want to be told how many cakes they had walked Google has decided to remove an update to Maps that shows users how many calories they would burn if they walked to their destination. It follows what the search giant described as “strong user feedback” […]

Afghanistan Taliban suicide attacks kill dozens

Image copyright EPA Image caption Afghan men injured in the bomb attack on a police training school Suicide bombers and gunmen have stormed a police training centre in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez, killing at least 33 people. Another 160 were injured in the assault. The interior ministry said the local police chief was […]

Philippine conflict: Duterte says Marawi is militant-free

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gunfire could be heard in the city just moments before Mr Duterte declared Marawi liberated Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the city of Marawi “liberated” from militants, even as fighting continues. The army said it was battling up to 30 militants left in the city, who were holding about […]

Brexit talks must speed up, Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker say

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Mrs May and Mr Juncker embraced after their working dinner in Brussels Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have agreed to “accelerate” Brexit negotiations – but there was no sign of a breakthrough after their working dinner. A joint statement said the Brussels talks – which came […]

UK inflation at highest since April 2012

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s key inflation rate hit its highest for more than five years in September, driven up by increases in transport and food prices. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) climbed to 3%, a level it last reached in April 2012, and up from 2.9% in August. The pick-up in inflation raises […]

Updated MP boundary plans published

Image caption This summer’s general election was fought on boundaries first used in 2010 Revised proposals for the shape of parliamentary seats at the next general election have been published. The proposed constituency boundaries in England, Scotland and Wales have been drawn up on the basis the total number of MPs will be cut from […]

OECD says reversing Brexit would boost economy

Image copyright Reuters Reversing the Brexit process would boost the UK economy, the Paris-based think tank, the OECD has said. A new referendum or a change of government leading to the UK staying within the EU would have a “significant” positive impact on growth, the OECD said. It also warned “no deal” would see investment […]

Pro-EU group fined over campaign spending

Image copyright PA A pro-European campaign organisation and the UK Independence Party are among those to have been fined over the way their finances were reported. The Electoral Commission said the European Movement UK’s spending return for last year’s EU referendum had been “incomplete and inaccurate” and fined it £8,750. UKIP was fined £1,000 for […]

Titans beat Colts 36-22 on Monday Night Football – The Tennessean

CLOSE Titans are hosting the Colts for the first Monday Night Football game at Nissan Stadium in three years. Autumn Allison/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) drops back to pass during the second half at Nissan Stadium Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.(Photo: Andrew Nelles / tennessean.com) The Titans and Colts will […]