Up to 200 ex-soldiers being investigated over Troubles allegations

Figure comes as rift opens between Northern Ireland Office and MoD over how to deal with historical accusations As many as 200 former members of the British security forces are under official investigation for alleged criminal actions during the Troubles Read More

Belt and Road summit puts spotlight on Chinese coal funding

Environmentalists say Beijing is exporting a highly polluting model of growth China will host a trillion-dollar investment summit this weekend amid rising concerns that its funding of overseas coal projects could swamp efforts to keep global warming to less than Read More

UK cinemas should boycott the Israeli film festival Seret | Letters

While Palestinians suffer at the hands of the Israeli army, British cinemas should not host this event, say 20 film-makers, screenwriters and others We’re shocked and dismayed to see how many mainstream cinemas – among them Picturehouse and Everyman – Read More

CCTV footage of suspected Sri Lanka bombers released – video

CCTV video shows two suspected attackers in Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings carrying backpacks into the Shangri-La hotel in the capital, Colombo, before the blast. The bombings, which killed 359 people and injured 500, shattered the relative calm that has Read More

Tommy Robinson expected to announce plans to stand as MEP

Manchester community leaders hit out at anti-Islam activist’s planned event in city Faith leaders and politicians from across Manchester have united to condemn the anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson as he is expected to announce plans to stand as an MEP Read More