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  • Ukraine’s Zelensky accused by ex-leader of hosting Russian ‘fifth column’

    Ukraine’s Zelensky accused by ex-leader of hosting Russian ‘fifth column’0

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEx-president Petro Poroshenko spoke to BBC’s Jonah Fisher Ukraine’s ex-president Petro Poroshenko has accused his successor, Volodymyr Zelensky, of pursuing him in the courts out of a desire for “revenge”. Mr Poroshenko marched with several thousand of his supporters to a pre-trial hearing in Kyiv last week.

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  • Coronavirus clouds US 4 July Independence Day events

    Coronavirus clouds US 4 July Independence Day events0

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hand sanitiser for restaurant guests in Miami The US is marking its Independence Day amid a surge in coronavirus cases, and many events have been cancelled. Beaches have been closed in Florida and California, city parades cancelled and firework displays curtailed. However, President Donald Trump said in a 4

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  • Coronavirus Spain: Catalonia locks down area of 210,000 people

    Coronavirus Spain: Catalonia locks down area of 210,000 people0

    Image copyright EPA Image caption A field hospital has been erected in Lleida The government in Spain’s Catalonia region has re-imposed coronavirus controls on an area of 210,000 people after a sharp rise in infections. President Quim Torra said no-one would be allowed to enter or leave Segri√†, an agricultural area west of Barcelona which

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  • Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man’s death

    Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man’s death0

    Image copyright Aurora Police Department/Reuters Image caption The images showed the officers grinning as they re-enacted the chokehold Three US police officers in Colorado have been sacked after they shared photos re-enacting a chokehold used on a black man who later died. Elijah McClain, 23, died in August last year after being stopped by police.

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  • Mount Rushmore: Trump to host 4 July event despite virus concerns

    Mount Rushmore: Trump to host 4 July event despite virus concerns0

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump has drawn criticism for holding the event at Mount Rushmore, which stands on land sacred to the Sioux tribe US President Donald Trump will visit Mount Rushmore on Friday night to mark 4 July celebrations in the US, despite concerns over a sharp rise in coronavirus cases.

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  • France’s Macron picks Jean Castex as PM after Philippe resigns

    France’s Macron picks Jean Castex as PM after Philippe resigns0

    Image copyright AFP/Reuters Image caption Jean Castex (L) from the centre right replaces Edouard Philippe as part of the president’s reshuffle French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has tendered his resignation after heading President Emmanuel Macron’s government for three years. The president swiftly named centre-right mayor Jean Castex to lead a new team of ministers after

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