Dublin-New York portal reopens with set hours

A live video “portal” between Dublin and New York has reopened after it was temporarily closed due to “inappropriate behaviour”. The continuous live stream, which allows users in each city…

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s president, dies in helicopter crash aged 63

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has died after a helicopter carrying him and other officials crashed in a mountainous and forested area of the country in poor weather. The 63-year-old, a…

Morehouse: College divided over Biden’s upcoming graduation speech

As one of the nation’s most preeminent historically black colleges prepares to host President Joe Biden, students say controversy surrounding his visit has overshadowed their graduation. Mr Biden will travel…

UN says 800,000 people have fled Rafah as Israel kills dozens in Gaza

Nearly 800,000 Palestinians have been displaced from Rafah since Israel launched its offensive against the southern Gaza city last week, Philippe Lazzarini, the head of the United Nations agency for…

Four dead after powerful storms slam Houston, Texas

Thunderstorms have killed four people and knocked out power to nearly a million homes and businesses in south-east Texas. “We have a storm with 100 mph winds, the equivalent of…

New Caledonia ‘calmer’ after France imposed state of emergency

Authorities in New Caledonia have described the situation in the French Pacific territory as “calmer” after Paris declared a state of emergency in response to violence that erupted on Monday…

Israeli minister attacks Netanyahu over Gaza future

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant has voiced open frustration at the government’s failure to address the question of a post-war plan for Gaza. In a rare public sign of divisions…

State of emergency takes effect in New Caledonia after four killed in riots

France has declared a state of emergency in its Pacific island territory of New Caledonia and deployed police and military reinforcements in an attempt to end days of unrest over…

China due to free vlogger who filmed Wuhan lockdown

A Chinese citizen journalist who was jailed for covering the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic from its epicentre in Wuhan was scheduled for release on Monday after serving a…

Israel-Gaza war: UN says staff member killed in Gaza

The United Nations says one of its staff members was killed and another injured as they travelled to a hospital in southern Gaza on Monday. It said the workers were…