New Texas detention center for migrant children to close

Last teenagers will leave by end of week – just a few weeks after the center opened and the media were taken on tours The not-for-profit organization that operates a brand new US government detention facility for migrant youths says Read More

BA loses legal action against pilot strikes

Holidaymakers’ flights could be disrupted as court rejects airline’s challenge to action British Airways has lost its legal attempt to block planned strikes by pilots, which could take place next month and disrupt the travel plans of hundreds of thousands Read More

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn

Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without power Widespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive blackout that left Read More

Public re-enactment to mark 200th anniversary of Peterloo massacre

Free tickets issued on Thursday for 16 August event including 3,000 members of the public More than 3,000 members of the public will play a part in marking the Peterloo massacre on the 200th anniversary of the bloody protest for Read More

Li Peng obituary

Hardline Chinese premier who sent in crack troops to suppress the protesters of Tiananmen SquareLi Peng, who has died aged 90, was one of the most influential politicians in China during the first two decades of the “reform and opening Read More