A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was just two months into a 10-year jail sentence over corruption. Both he and his daughter Maryam, who was convicted of abetting in the same trial in July, have had their sentences suspended. The decision comes as part of an appeals process
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Image copyright Barbara Muldoon Image caption Trees have been felled in County Galway, Ireland A woman has died after a caravan was blown off a cliff in the Republic of Ireland, as parts of the British Isles have been battered by Storm Ali. The woman in her 50s died after the caravan was swept away
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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thomas Borgen has resigned as Danske Bank chief executive The chief executive of Danske Bank has resigned in the wake of a money-laundering scandal involving its Estonian operation. Thomas Borgen stepped down following an investigation into payments of about €200bn (£177bn) through its Estonian branch. The Danish bank said many
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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC News NI’s political reporter Jayne McCormack explains why the border is an issue The EU is “ready to improve” its offer on the Irish border, its chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said. The UK and EU both want to avoid a hard border – meaning any
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Image copyright EPA Image caption Authorities are investigating more than 100 reports of fruit tampering The Australian government says it will introduce stricter criminal penalties in response to a fruit contamination scare that has alarmed the country. Authorities are investigating more than 100 reports of people finding needles concealed within strawberries and other fruits since
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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un signed what they say is ‘a leap forward’ North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country’s main missile testing and launch sites, says the South’s President Moon Jae-in. After meeting in Pyongyang, the two leaders “agreed on a way to
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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Authorities had been forced to relocate the container full of corpses following complaints The top forensic official in Mexico’s Jalisco state has been fired after it emerged some 150 corpses were being stored in a refrigerated trailer because local mortuaries were full. But Luis Octavio Cotero denied he was responsible
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Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh attacked her when he was a teenager The woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her will not testify to the Senate next week, her lawyer says. Christine Blasey Ford’s attorney told CNN her client has been
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