A British climber who became the latest person to die on Mount Everest had shared his fears about overcrowding at the mountain’s summit just days…View More British climber warned of fatal Everest overcrowding days before he died
As we approach the ‘End of May’, Adam Boulton and guests examine the final episode of Game of Thrones in search of political parallels, and…View More How will Theresa May’s Game of Thrones end?
Canada has agreed to remove 69 containers filled with rubbish which were illegally shipped to the Philippines. Catherine McKenna, Canada’s environment minister, has awarded a…View More Canada to ship home tonnes of rubbish dumped in Philippines
A 102-year-old woman is suspected of having murdered her 92-year-old neighbour in a French retirement home. The suspected killer is now in a psychiatric hospital.…View More Woman of 102 suspected of care home murder
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has sacked his vice-president and his forestry minister amid a timber-smuggling scandal. No reason was given for the sackings but it…View More Why did 300 containers of precious timber go missing?
Eight Portuguese police officers have been found guilty of kidnapping and beating up six black youths in a neighbourhood near Lisbon in 2015. In the…View More Portuguese police convicted of attack on youths
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning, We’re covering the spread of Ebola in eastern Congo, an investigation of New…View More Donald Trump, India, ‘Game of Thrones’: Your Monday Briefing
The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist…View More UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder
The political leader of the Basque separatist group Eta has been arrested in the French Alps after 17 years on the run. In a joint…View More Leader of Eta Basque rebels arrested in France
An 81-year-old woman who grew up in an orphanage has met her 103-year-old mother for the very first time. Eileen Macken had dedicated most of…View More ‘She never let go of my hand’: Woman, 81, meets mother, 103, for the first time