Aleppo evacuation suspended amid sporadic reports of violence

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid sporadic reports of violence

The evacuation of civilians and fighters from east Aleppo was halted on Friday after sporadic reports of violence. Speaking to FRANCE 24, UN special envoy to Syria Staffan De Mistura said the world must focus on avoiding a “final battle” for Aleppo. A World Health Organization official in the war-ravaged Syrian city said the evacuation […]

Suspended sentences for ex-Air France staff at ‘shirt-ripping’ trial

Suspended sentences for ex-Air France staff at ‘shirt-ripping’ trial

Suspended sentences were handed down to three former Air France employees on Wednesday, after they were found guilty of violent conduct for ripping the shirts of airline executives to shreds when planned job cuts were announced. The images of the attacks on the Air France managers made headlines around the world in October 2015, and […]

France’s iTélé show host suspended following journalists’ strike

France’s iTélé show host suspended following journalists’ strike

Journalists at French 24-hour news station iTélé went on strike for a second week on Monday over the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc Morandini, who is under formal investigation for sexual harassment and the coercion of minors. Morandini officially joined the channel earlier this month at the insistence of Vincent Bolloré – whose mass media conglomerate […]

Top Tory suspended after ‘saying Sadiq Khan would treat white people like dirt’

Top Tory suspended after ‘saying Sadiq Khan would treat white people like dirt’

Tory London candidate David Dean has been suspended over claims he was recorded making the comments while canvassing A senior Tory has been suspended from the party for allegedly claiming London Mayor Sadiq Khan would treat people “like dirt”. David Dean, a Conservative candidate in the London Assembly elections last month, faces a party investigation […]