John McCain: Obama and Bush to lead Washington service

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS political leaders pay tribute to John McCain Former presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush are to lead mourners at a

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Lula: Brazil’s jailed ex-leader barred from presidential race by electoral court

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lula’s supporters regularly take to the streets in protest Brazil’s top electoral court has ruled that jailed former President Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva cannot

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Nicaragua expels UN team after critical report

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The chief of the UN mission, Guillermo Fernandez said the group would continue monitoring Nicaragua remotely. The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has ordered

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Segway's self-balancing e-skates prove a challenge

BBC Chris Foxx takes Segway’s new self-balancing e-skates out for a test run. Source link

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US Open 2018: Is Amazon’s first serve strong enough?

Image copyright Getty Images There have been grumbles from UK-based tennis fans this week about the quality and ease of watching Amazon’s groundbreaking coverage of the US Open. As the

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Teenagers risk missing out on savings pots

Anyone turning 16 from now can start managing their Child Trust Funds for the first time – although some may be unaware that they have these savings. These funds were

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Nafta: US-Canada trade talks going down to wire

Image copyright AFP Image caption Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Washington for the talks Talks between the US and Canada about amending the North American Free Trade Agreement

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Ukraine crisis: Blast kills top Donetsk rebel Zakharchenko

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alexander Zakharchenko in a 2017 photo A key leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been killed in an explosion at a cafe he

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Bitcoin wallet Bitfi withdraws ‘unhackable’ claim

Image copyright Getty Images Bitfi, a cryptocurrency wallet backed by anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee, has issued a statement saying it will no longer describe its service as “unhackable”. The

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Reality Check: What are the tariffs on trade with Africa?

Image copyright AFP Prime Minister Theresa May’s trip to Africa has generated vigorous debate about how easy trade is between Africa and the EU and whether the UK can keep

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