French state faces lawsuits over failure to thwart terrorist attacks

French state faces lawsuits over failure to thwart terrorist attacks

Several victims of the July 14 truck attack have said they plan to sue the French state and the municipality of Nice amid criticism of the authorities’ failure to prevent the latest deadly attack on French soil. French authorities have faced fierce criticism since Tunisia-born Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drove a 19-tonne truck along Nice’s packed sea-front […]

North Korea tests submarine missile, a failure says Seoul

North Korea tests submarine missile, a failure says Seoul

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday but it appears to have failed soon after launch, South Korea’s military said. The launch comes at the end of a week of sharply rising tensions on the peninsula. It is only a day after the U.S. and South Korea pledged to deploy an […]

‘All political lives end in failure’: Insider account reveals David Cameron’s rueful words as he realised the EU referendum was lost and he had to resign as PM

‘All political lives end in failure’: Insider account reveals David Cameron’s rueful words as he realised the EU referendum was lost and he had to resign as PM

David Cameron declared ruefully that ‘all political lives end in failure’ as he realised he had lost the EU referendum, according to an insider account. The Prime Minister’s biographer Anthony Seldon has given a fascinating insight into the dramatic developments inside Downing Street as the results flowed in last week. The academic describes how the […]