Category : World news

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Eurovision: Ukraine bans Russia over Crimea

Ukraine has banned a Russian singer from entering the country to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest. Russian singer and composer Yuliya Samoilova has been barred from entering the country for the next three years, over a past performance in Russ...

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Wreckage of Coastguard helicopter found

The wreckage of a Coastguard helicopter which crashed off the west coast of Ireland last week has been located. The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) said a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) had found it 40m (131ft) down on the sea bed on the east...

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

'What If?' Brussels victim remembered a year on

It’s a year since the attacks in Brussels. The concourse at the city's airport is busy: passengers scanning the boards for their flight; families lugging luggage to the check-in desks; a long queue at Starbucks; travellers darting across the concour...

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Head of Eurogroup in 'drinks and women' row

The head of the eurozone's finance ministers is facing calls to resign after saying southern European countries have wasted money on "drinks and women". Jeroen Dijsselbloem, a Dutchman, has stood by his remarks and refused to apologise. Speaking to...