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Voters decide between Macron and Le Pen

Voters decide between Macron and Le Pen

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A pro-business liberal faces a France-first nationalist French voters are to choose their next president after an unpredictable campaign that has divided the country. The second round contest pits centrist Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker, against the far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen, 48. Citizens in some overseas territories […]

Pope Francis angered by America’s ‘mother of all bombs’ name

Pope Francis angered by America’s ‘mother of all bombs’ name

Media captionThe moment the MOAB bomb struck the IS cave and tunnel system Pope Francis has criticised the naming of the US military’s largest non-nuclear explosive ever used in combat as “the mother of all bombs”. “I was ashamed when I heard the name,” the pontiff told an audience of students at the Vatican. “A […]

French election: Hollande vows ‘response’ to Macron hack attack

French election: Hollande vows ‘response’ to Macron hack attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption Strict election rules are now in place ahead of Sunday’s vote French President Fran├žois Hollande has promised to “respond” after a hacking attack targeted presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. He gave no further details but said he knew of the risks of such attacks because they had “happened elsewhere”. The French […]

Seamus Ruddy’s family have ‘mixed emotions’ after human remains find

Seamus Ruddy’s family have ‘mixed emotions’ after human remains find

Image caption A forensic tent has been placed at the site where human remains were found in Foret Domaniale, Rouen The family of the Disappeared victim, Seamus Ruddy, have expressed mixed emotions after human remains were found during a new search for him in France. Mr Ruddy, 33, was murdered and secretly buried in 1985 […]

Pope Francis angered by America’s ‘mother of all bombs’ name

Pope Francis angered by America’s ‘mother of all bombs’ name

Media captionThe moment the MOAB bomb struck the IS cave and tunnel system Pope Francis has criticised the naming of the US military’s largest non-nuclear explosive ever used in combat as “the mother of all bombs”. “I was ashamed when I heard the name,” the pontiff told an audience of students at the Vatican. “A […]

Poland march: Thousands protest against ‘curbs on democracy’

Poland march: Thousands protest against ‘curbs on democracy’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Demonstrators called it a “freedom march” and sang the national anthem Thousands of Polish opposition supporters have been marching in Warsaw to protest against what they see as curbs on democracy imposed by the governing party. The opposition Civic Platform (PO) has accused the Law and Justice Party (PiS) of […]

French election: Hollande vows ‘response’ to Macron hack attack

French election: Hollande vows ‘response’ to Macron hack attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption Strict election rules are now in place ahead of Sunday’s vote French President Fran├žois Hollande has promised to “respond” after a hacking attack targeted presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. He gave no further details but said he knew of the risks of such attacks because they had “happened elsewhere”. The French […]

Remains found in search for N Ireland Disappeared

Remains found in search for N Ireland Disappeared

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Seamus Ruddy was working as a teacher in Paris when he was abducted and murdered Human remains have been found at the site in northern France where a search has been taking place for the body of Seamus Ruddy, one of the Disappeared. News that human remains had been uncovered […]

Poland march: Thousands protest against ‘curbs on democracy’

Poland march: Thousands protest against ‘curbs on democracy’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Demonstrators called it a “freedom march” and sang the national anthem Thousands of Polish opposition supporters have been marching in Warsaw to protest against what they see as curbs on democracy imposed by the governing party. The opposition Civic Platform (PO) has accused the Law and Justice Party (PiS) of […]

French election: Emmanuel Macron condemns ‘massive’ hack attack

French election: Emmanuel Macron condemns ‘massive’ hack attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Campaigning has ended ahead of Sunday’s vote The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse […]

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